Photography Link Roundup

•  Panasonic has released a camera in Japan that automatically retouches subjects, including whitening teeth and removing dark circles. This model is expected to be a big hit because according to their research, “around 50 percent of our digital camera clients are not satisfied with the way their faces look in a photograph,” a Panasonic spokeswoman says. [Reuters

•  The Philadelphia area’s Immaculata College is now offering a course on cell phone photos that will highlight quality and ethics issues. Who says Americans aren’t being properly educated for the global economy? [Huffington Post]

•  Former New York Times freelancer Christian Hansen talks about not thinking when shooting and getting inspiration from Bruce Davidson’s “Brooklyn Gang.” [Lens]

•  The Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA, will host  the Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles’ 75th Anniversary Historical Photo Exhibit. The photos, by Nick Ut, David Hume Kennerly and others, will be on display through May 31. [Neon Tommy]

•  Lindsay Lohan and James Franco have reportedly signed on to do Terry Richardson’s nude and raunchy  photography book. Wasn’t that a dumb idea when Madonna did it in 1992? [Mirror]

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