1. History in images No. 1

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    I saw these on Twitter, retweeted by Passionate Photographer, Steve Simon, and thought I could start of series of posts highlighting random but interesting news images from our glorious past. This series includes an early but growing New York skyline, JFK on the campaign trail, an iconic WW2 image by...
  2. TIME New York Gigapan

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    An amazing Gigapan image shot atop the Freedom Tower at One World Trade Center. Pan and zoom to incredible detail in this 360 degree image of one of the world’s most iconic skyline’s. In a remarkable making-of video Time’s Senior Editor of Photo & Interactive, Jonathan D. Woods explains how the partnership between...
  3. Portrait of a nanny

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    Vivian Maier arrived in the melting pot of New York in 1951 fresh from the streets of Europe where she had begun her love of photography. She honed her photography on the streets of the big apple, documenting the urban neighbourhoods with her medium format square framed camera. In 1956,...
  4. Hostile reconnaissance

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    New guidelines about the taking of photographs in public places have been released by the Home Office. The guidelines reaffirm that “the fact that an individual is taking a photograph does not in itself indicate hostile reconnaissance or other suspicious behaviour.” Good to know – I’d hate to think of being...

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