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The Shot List: Links About Everything Photography (February 16-22)

by . February 22nd, 2015

It’s that time of the week again our top links of the week here at Shot List! This week Reuters celebrated their 30th anniversary with the 30 Years of Reuters Pictures. The series features some of the most iconic and powerful images taken over the course of 30 years by Reuters photographers. The agency took not only the best but also the images that changed how we see the world. Some photographs are enlightening and inspiring while others are that are emotionally charged and devastating. One of the notable images in the collection is the image by Arthur Tsang wherein a man stands in front of a convoy of tanks on the Avenue of Eternal Peace at Tiananmen Square in Beijing on June 5, 1989.  The collection is divided into a three-part post. You can view Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 by clicking the links.

30 years of Reuters Pictures  Part one   The Wider Image   Reuters

  • Unretouched photo of Cindy Crawford leaks online and reignites debate on photoshopping women’s body (Time/PetaPixel)
  • Happy Birthday Photoshop! Adobe’s most famous software image editing tool turns 25 (Fstoppers)

Here’s 25 years of how artists are using Photoshop:

  • Insightful and impressive: behind the scenes with Benedict Cumberbatch for Vanity Fair (SLRLounge)
  • How are 1,000FPS taken? Hint: It involves robots (DIYPhotography)
  • How do you grow a wedding photography business? (Photoshelter)
  • 6 Extra ways on how to earn more as a photographer! (Light Stalking)
  • Celebrating the Chinese Lion dance (New York Times Lens Blog)
  • Heartbreaking: Stolen images of baby’s first, last moments recovered (WCNC)
  • Here’s a neat gadget! Print your smartphone photos using this printer-slash-camera case. (Kickstarter)
  • 5 Lighting setups for your home or office studio (The Slanted Lens)
  • An otherwordly field of sand spires created by gusts of wind (Huffington Post)
  • This is what it takes to capture a wildfire in action (National Geographic)

Question of the week:

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Patrick Jude Ilagan is a graphic designer/photographer hailing from the vast jungles of urban Manila. Always on the look out for visually appealing stuff he scours the internet and the bustling city in search of inspiration. His tools for mass creation is a Canon 500D along with a wide array of lights and lenses plus a 4 year old (but still fighting) laptop. Check out his work on Tumblr.

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