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: