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The Fourth Edition of Photo London: Good Education Programs, Sprawling, Confusing Fair Layout and Mixed Exhibitor Results

"Photo London is growing", declared Michael Benson and Fariba Farshad of Candlestar as the fourth edition of Photo London opened at Somerset House. There was a record number of exhibitors…

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Featured Exhibit

Bisson Frères: Reaching for Heaven

The Bisson brothers, Louis-Auguste (1814-1876) and Auguste-Rosalie (1826-1900) were some of the best known French photographers of their day.

The elder brother worked as an architect for the city of Paris…

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Collecting Resources

The Insider's Guide to Selling Photographs

Besides historical and aesthetic considerations, most photography collectors ultimately will face the real economic issue of both buying and selling images.

Few of us merely inherit a collection and then pass…

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