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Photography Link Roundup

Photo by Robert Altman

•  If you’re in San Fran, you can spend an evening in July with photographer Robert Altman (which is really just an excuse to run one of my favorite photos). [Jazz Heritage Center]

•  Worlds collide in this cool collection of photos of notable figures in odd situations — think Nancy Reagan on Mr. T’s lap, or Warren Buffet, Bill Gates and Ludacris at a basketball game. [Quora]

•  High tech birding, or 10 cool photos of birds taken with the iPhone. [Mashable]

•  The new Lomo camera takes its inspiration from … sardines? [CrunchGear]

•  A South Florida publication and the Society of Professional Journalists have banded together to sue the City of Fort Lauderdale for prohibiting photography around the Rock of Ages set. [Miami Herald]

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Photo by Pawel Jaszczuk

•  Drunk “salarymen” captured splayed out on the streets of Tokyo by photographer Pawel Jaszczuk — brilliant. [Flavor Wire]

•  An air-gap flash that lights up for 1/1,000,000th of a second … so fast it’s deadly. [Wired]

•  LA photographer Alex Prager’s work takes on an air of Hitchcockian glam. [Cool Hunting]

•  For super fans only: 58 photos of Steve Jobs through the years. [San Francisco Chronicle]

•  Sometimes you just need a lightweight collapsible monopod, and luckily there is the Twig Pod. [Photojojo]

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Jack Kerouac, 1953  Photo: Allen Ginsberg LLC

•  An exhibition made up of photos taken by poet Allen Ginsberg, a sort of “Beat family album,” is now at the National Gallery in Washington. [Smithsonian]

•  Terror alert: Washington University was shut down for four hours after security found a suspicious DIY pinhole camera. [Gizmodo]

•  Striking before and after satellite photos show the Joplin tornado’s destructive path. [Daily Mail]

•  360-degree photos with an iPhone app? It’s coming. [USA Today]

•  Canon and director Ron Howard are collaborating on “Long Live Imagination,” a photography contest built around movie theme categories. [mediabistro]

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Photo by Anton Corbijn

•  Anton Corbijn talks about giving U2 a visual identity, being a freak for accuracy and doing more filmmaking. [BJP]

•  RIP Willard S. Boyle, father of the digital camera. [LA Times]

•  People are asking if a Seattle cat is a great photographer. (The answer is probably no.) [Huffington Post]

•  A fully functional Super 8 movie projector made out of Legos. [Gizmodo]

•  How did the guy come up with the idea for the Tumblr site made up of photos of “Pets Who Want to Kill Themselves”? [Salon]

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Photo: Ryan Bradford

•  “All Dogs Want to Kill Me” is a San Diego mailman’s ode to the canine enemies on his route. [Ryan Bradford via Flavorwire]

•  A close-up and graphic paparazzi photo of a dying Princess Diana will be seen for the first time at the Cannes Film Festival in the movie Unlawful Killing. [Daily Mail]

•  Charging $100 apiece to see the dead Osama photo? It could go toward paying off the national debt. [The Atlantic

•  For a groundbreaking study on the obesity problem, cameras will take a snapshot of San Antonio school kids’ lunch trays when they pick them up and bring them back. [Huffington Post]

•  An open call for photographers working on long-term projects for the BBC’s “Open Eye” project. [duckrabbit]

Photography Link Roundup

Photo: Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez, U.S. Air Force/DoD 

•  These dogs are a lot tougher than you: a photo essay on the military’s best friend. [Foreign Policy]

•  AP and Reuters are not covering Fox News’ Republican presidential primary debate tonight because the organizers are not allowing photography during the event. [Politico]

•  Bill Keller on Joao Silva and war photographers. [New York Times Magazine]

•  Deconstructing that now-famous photo of the Situation Room. [WWD and Washington Post]

•  “How We Hire Photographers” from a New York magazine editor. [PhotoShelter]

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Photo by Patrick Hoelck

•  Polaroid photography doesn’t get enough love, or so it seemed to photographer Patrick Hoelck, who’s packaged a tribute in a book called “Polaroid Hotel.” [Patrick Hoelck]

•  The list of America’s most stressful jobs is out, and photojournalist made #4. And they only make on average $43K a year. At least a Senior Corporate Executive makes $167K. [CNBC]

•  David Hobby left the world of newspaper staff photography behind and changed the photography biz with his Strobist site. [Slate]

•  Eddie Adams didn’t want to be remembered for “Saigon Execution,” his photo of the Viet Cong prisoner with a gun to his head, and really actually wanted a Pulitzer for his photo of Jacqueline Kennedy holding the flag at her husband’s funeral. [Lens]

•  Google Video has bitten the dust. They recommend you move your videos over to YouTube and content will be removed after May 13. [The Register]

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Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo

•  Photographer Jim Lo Scalzo features the Salton Sea in his latest multimedia piece about abandoned places. [Lens]

•  The New Yorker’s Journeys issue brings you images of wanderlust. [Photo Booth]

•  The New Orleans Times Picayune is disappointed that it took a court case for its photographer, Alex Brandon, to come clean about all the police abuses he witnessed during Hurricane Katrina. [LA Times]

•  The Flip camera is officially dead. The culprit? Smartphones. [NPR]

•  The Emerging Photographer Fund is calling for entries for its $15,000 grant. Deadline is May 1. [Burn]

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Photo by Matt Lambros

•  Matt Lambros photographs grand old abandoned movie theaters, including the Orpheum in Massachusetts, Loew’s Kings in Brooklyn and Proctor’s Palace in New Jersey. [After the Final Curtain]

•  To mark the 30th anniversary of the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan, Time has a photo essay of Ron Edmonds’ famous and Pulitzer Prize-winning images from that day. [Time]

•  The finalists for the National Magazine Awards have been announced, and National Geographic, the New York Times Magazine and Time are all in the mix for photography awards. [ASME]

•  Photographer Cary Norton has built the Legotron, Mark I, a large-format functional camera made from Legos and a $40 lens from eBay. [CNET]

•  Who cares about the quality, it’s adorable: a digital point-and-shoot that looks like a Leica. [Gizmodo]

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