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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. What is the past and present state of photography? Is it dead, or just waking up? How can past technologies inform us about ourselves, and even help us predict the future?

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First in our series from the weird and wonderful files comes the Spinshot 35s panoramic camera. Perhaps "weird" is not the best moniker, because in its day it was an innovative approach to panoramic film photography, but looking back, this camera is in a category by itself.

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Download this handy, free guide from lensculture magazine, and learn techniques from the experts on streets photography. This document is filled with references to books, workshops, websites, and other resources to help you become a better street photographer.

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As modernism came to an apex in the mid to late 20th century, Arnold Newman was an active contributor to the art-photography world, making celebrity portraiture more than just a simple snapshot of their image, but an encapsulation of their individualized place in the world and a physical legacy in the form of a photograph.

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