SoHo’s New Geeks

SoHo’s New Geeks

“In the SoHo neighborhood of New York, lines form early and last long for the newest limited-edition product “drops.” A photographer and a writer collaborate to meet the young stalwarts and check out their spoils”

 

 

 

 

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Amy Schumer Shares Beautiful, Strong, Thin, Pretty, Sexy, Flawless Photo Of Herself

Amy Schumer Shares Beautiful, Strong, Thin, Pretty, Sexy, Flawless Photo Of Herself

Annie Leibovitz opts for natural and effortless style in portraits of Serena Williams, Yoko Ono, Amy Schumer and others

 Pirelli Calendar Slideshow on New York Times

“On Monday, a new kind of Pirelli calendar was unveiled for 2016, showcasing 12 months of fully clad women (mostly) chosen for their achievements. Though the calendar has, on rare occasions, featured women in clothes, this is the first time there is no provocation in the posing, and the first time the attraction of the subjects is in their résumés, not their measurements.” – Excerpt from the forward of the calendar, Yao Chen.

CreditAnnie Leibovitz for Pirelli

Spontaneous Dance Photos Capture Moments Never Performed Onstage

Spontaneous Dance Photos Capture Moments Never Performed Onstage

Andrew Claus, Eileen Jaworowicz, Aileen Roehl, 2008

Andrew Claus, Eileen Jaworowicz, Aileen Roehl, 2008

PeiJu Chien-Pott, 2014

PeiJu Chien-Pott, 2014

Photographer Justin Barthels Discusses His Series On Too-Tight Shapewear

Photographer Justin Barthels Discusses His Series On Too-Tight Shapewear

Link to Huffington Post video interview.

When artists appropriate the ideas of others

Photographer Blasts Wind At People, Captures Funnily-Distorted Faces

Can you copyright an idea? No.

According to a government website on copyright law, “Copyright does not protect ideas, concepts, systems, or methods of doing something. You may express your ideas in writing or drawings and claim copyright in your description, but be aware that copyright will not protect the idea itself as revealed in your written or artistic work.”

Look at the two images below, one was created in 2012 and the other in 2014.  What are your thoughts on artists or photographers who appropriate / reinvent the work / ideas of others?

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“Vancouver-based photographer Martin Szabo has a fun photo series where people’s faces are amusingly distorted.

TitledBe Blown Away!’, the shots were captured as individuals’ faces were treated to a spontaneous, full-on blast of wind at 240mph from a leaf blower.

Take a peek at how it’s done below and check out more photos here.

Lithuanian photographer Tadao Cern has a similar concept photo shoot in 2012, cheekily titled ‘Blow Job’.”

Food for thought…

Awkward Family Photos Tribute

Awkward Family Photos Tribute

Below is one example from the story.

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