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A Photographer Finds a New World of Expression in Film

In light of the growing demand for quality visual storytelling from media organizations, photographer Shaul Schwarz — who recently directed Rise Red Border Films' story of the people who built One World Trade Center — has set up Reel Peak Films, a production company combining photojournalists and filmmakers.

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Absurd Fabrication: Fictionalizing Photographer Joan Fontcuberta

SeeSaw Magazine editor Aaron Schuman tells the fanciful tale of his meeting with Joan Fontcuberta, the Catalan photographer of the funny and subversive Hasselblad Award-winning monograph, "The Photography of Nature & The Nature of Photography."

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Kings and Queens of New Orleans: Mardi Gras Portraits by Pops Whitesell

Pops Whitesell's portraits of flamboyant, elegant Mardi Gras Kings and Queens show us New Orleans in its prime.

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Behind the Moving Image: The Cinematography of Gravity

Emmanuel Lubezki is one of Hollywood's most innovative and celebrated cinematographers and this week he has a chance at his first Oscar win for the cinematography on the film Gravity. Here he talks to LightBox about the challenges of making zero gravity look real.

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Pictures of the Week: February 21 – February 28

From tens of thousands gathering in Kiev's Independence square, to a rare meeting of North and South Koreans, and hundreds of tiny pandas packed into a Chinese theater to a Japanese island inhabited by bunnies, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Behind the Moving Image: The Cinematography of 12 Years a Slave

LightBox is proud to present a new series of interviews with some of the world’s greatest cinematographers. Here Sean Bobbitt talks about the making of the Oscar nominated film, 12 Years a Slave and his long-term collaboration with Steve McQueen.

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Sebastian Liste won the Alexia grant for his project, "The New Culture of Violence in Latin America." Part of this project was commissioned by TIME In this image, Ana celebrates her birthday, Jan. 22, 2011 . She was born and has grown up inside the abandonated chocolate factory in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil. This impoverished community took up residence in an old abandoned chocolate factory on the coast in Salvador de Bahia. Despite the lack of socio-economic support from the government, they have managed to make a safe place for themselves to live, and form a community of their own, which is safer that the alternatives available to them. However they are currently being evicted by the government due to being there illegally.
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Sebastián Liste wins 2014 Alexia Foundation Grant

Sebastián Liste has picked up the The Alexia Foundation's $20,000 professional grant for 2014 for his project "The New Culture of Violence in Latin America."

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On Everybody Street: Meet New York’s Famous Street Photographers

Everybody Street, a new documentary by Cheryl Dunn, chronicles the life and work of 13 of New York's most renowned street photographers

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Death in Harlem: James VanDerZee’s Funerary Portraits

Famed photographer James VanDerZee's beautiful, ethereal post-mortem portraits are about far more than death.

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Through A Lens Darkly: History and Identity in African American Photography

Through A Lens Darkly, an extraordinary new documentary by filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris, provides a deep, rich dive into the history of African American photography

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