As many of my long-time newsletter readers know, I have usually sent out a holiday message at the end of December. I missed it in 2016 with a rather…Read More
These photographs are from a series of images of French criminals that were reproduced in the tabloid newspaper, Le Petit Parisien, in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Photos…Read More
There has been a tremendous amount of discussion in the popular press lately about photography's relationship with reality. The recent discovery that a Lebanese freelance photographer with more than a decade…Read More
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