Photography Link Roundup

• During the period of 1935-1944, the Farm Security Administration undertook a photo project to document American life. The book Killed compiles 157 rejected photos by FSA director Roy Stryker, photos that didn’t meet his exacting standards. The above video, “Punctured,” put together by William E. Jones, is a sampling of some of the castoffs that were marked by a hole punch.

• Mick Rock — “the man who shot the seventies,” i.e., Andy Warhol, David Bowie, Queen, and just about everyone else — talks about his new book. See Rolling Stone’s slideshow here. [Bloomberg News]

• Forty years later, John Filo remembers the Kent State riots and the circumstances behind his Pulitzer Prize-winning photo, one of the most iconic images of the era. [Neon Tommy]

• Photoshop wiz Danil Polevoy drops modern-day pop culture icons into old photos, creating incongruous images like half Storm Trooper/half vintage military officer. [Design You Trust, via Boing Boing]

• Sit down at your own risk: a photo gallery of the 50 Scariest Santas. [UGO]

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