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1. Beautifying Neglected Basketball Courts With Project Backboard Founded in 2014 by Daniel Peterson, Project Backboard refurbishes neglected basketball courts by commissioning artists to make them works of art. Initially in Memphis, the project...
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The New Polaroid Originals Camera + Film
Today marks the 80th anniversary of iconic analog instant photography brand Polaroid—and with it comes a some big news. Thanks to an acquisition by the largest shareholder in Impossible Project, Polaroid analog photography is back. With this...
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1. The Genius of Walter Becker Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker, who passed away last weekend, was widely regarded as one of music's greats—though not as a brilliant guitarist or vocalist, but rather a genius when it came to melodies. Both...
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Interview: Photographer Gregory Kramer
by Anne Kristoff Born in a tiny town in rural Michigan, director and photographer Gregory Kramer moved to New York City in 1992 and fell in love with drag queens and kings. Over the past few years, he knew he wanted to work on a new project...
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Gudak Cam "Disposable Camera" App for iOS
From a “film roll” of 24 shots to three days dedicated to "processing" after images are snapped, the Gudak Cam app does more than borrow graphic design from the disposable cameras of yesteryear; the company is attempting to replicate the emotions...
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Photographer Serdar Bilgili Stages The World's Largest Outdoor Photo Exhibition
by Ann Binlot Serdar Bilgili wants to show people another side of Istanbul. The 54-year-old can best be described as Istanbul’s answer to André Balazs—with a dash of Roman Abramovich mixed in. As one of Turkey’s most powerful businessman, Bilgili...
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Interview: Shantrelle P Lewis on "Dandy Lion: The Black Dandy and Street Style"
Defying stereotypes about masculinity while embracing rebellion and individuality, the black dandy embodies much more than a well-tailored suit. Curator, researcher and author Shantrelle P Lewis' gorgeous book "Dandy Lion: The Black Dandy and Street...
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"I Fought the Law" Photo Book
Part trivia, part photo book, Olivia Locher's new "I Fought the Law: Photographs by Olivia Locher of the Strangest Laws from Each of the 50 States" is both pretty and witty. Explore the weird and wild laws (some of which still stand) from all over...
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Gaza Girls: Growing Up in the Gaza Strip
For five years, photojournalist Monique Jaques repeatedly traveled to the Gaza Strip and captured compelling, personal images of those living there. It all began in 2004 when the American, who's based in Istanbul, documented an eight-day war between...
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Photographer Michael Hoerner's "Ilegal Pride" Exhibition
No image may ever be able to capture the complete sensations of NYC Pride—the ferociousness, liberated joy and unbounded togetherness—but photographer Michael Hoerner certainly comes close. In a series of vibrant images, punctuated by a large-scale...
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Photographer Jason M Peterson + Overthrow Boxing
As a sport of force, stamina and speed, boxing delivers many impassioned moments that aren't easily captured in all their glory. Photographer Jason M Peterson—Creative Chairman of North America at Havas and an acclaimed Instagrammer who just crossed...
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Mendr Fixes Your Photos
At CH HQ, various staff members ask me to help with photo shoots, composition and—most of all—editing. While I'm always happy to lend a hand, there are times I'm not around, and of course, many people don't work alongside a Lightroom or Photoshop...
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Lissa Rivera's "Beautiful Boy" Exhibition at ClampArt
We exist in a time when conversation around gender identity slowly shifts into greater public consciousness. In no way has this been adequate enough to protect those who remain isolated or in danger, but some progress has occurred. And while every...
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1. Art Basel's Best Instagram Moments If there's one thing we've all learned from art fair attendance, it's the unending opportunity for unique Instagram images one simply won't find elsewhere. With industry-leading Art Basel's 2017 Switzerland...
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Mel Stones and High's "That's a Crazy One" Photo Book
by Anne Kristoff In early '90s NYC, it seems that just about every sort of gathering featured a photographer with camera in hand. For a group of kids hanging out in Washington and Tompkins Square parks during that era, that role was filled by Mel...
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