It’s been a while…
Troubles in the business?
An interesting article on PDN about a new software to detect manipulations in digital photos.
It seems that some original prints from Robert Frank’s « New York is » have been rediscovered in The New York Times’ archive. Randy Kennedy tells the all story on their blog, Lens.
I love archives, they are always so full of delightful surprises!
A rich program on the representation of Algeria war at Forum des images, Paris, from 24th January to 2nd February: conferences, movies, photo exhibits and much more.
Les temps forts. La guerre d’Algérie, image et représentations.
The International Council of Archives has just launched a new platform, a new space to to share information and to discuss about professionnal issues. Sort of a social network dedicated to archivist.
It is called OKE, Open Knowledge Exchanges.
A new site is born. It is called Historyphotography and it will focus on the first century of life of photography, 1839-1939. It is mainly in Italian with a touch of French.
Press photo of today and photos as documents for history tomorrow. Another reflection on post-production, with some interesting comments, by Béat Brüsch, in his blog Mots d’images. Starting point a new publication of Nachtwey’s pictures of 9/11.
The problem of digital information storage is crucial for archivists, among others. Cds and dvds have proven to be not so long lasting and safe. Now it seems like a new, revolutionary technology has appeared: M-Disc.
They are claimed to store your data « forever ».
A dream came true or just good marketing?
Last time I went to London I was really disappointed by the photos on exhibit at Victoria & Albert Museum, as I knew their collection to be really interesting.
It seems like this won’t happen again…
BBC tells us something more about the new photo gallery of V&A.
And here we go!
Starting this week, the famous Rencontres d’Arles.
Google joins TinEye & Co. and allows to search images through images.
Photographs record light. But there are different ways to do that. And apparently a new technology is able to record more information about the light in a scene: color, intensity and also vector direction of the rays. This means, among others elements, that pictures will not be a given and fixed data any more. You will be able to change focus, perspective and to shift from 2D to 3D AFTER having taken the photo.
A new, very interesting on line tool. I quote from the homepage: