Seen but diluted

The proliferation of images undermines our ability to pay attention to any single one. So we keep skimming, scrolling, consuming more and understanding less; all the while contributing to the chaos to avoid missing out. On top of this, all Instagram images tend to look the same. It’s easier to conform to selfies, food porn, … Continue reading “Seen but diluted”

Real or fake? How to identify the authenticity of online photos 

  Perhaps just as critical in determining the veracity of a photo is reviewing its context. Who published it and what story is the source trying to tell? It is election season, after all, and everyone has their own agenda. Former Adobe vice-president Kevin Connor founded Fourandsix Technologies to develop a better system of fact-checking … Continue reading “Real or fake? How to identify the authenticity of online photos “

Celebrating World Photo Day with a cautionary twist

We live in an age of constant photography. It is not just that anyone can share a photo, but anyone can also look artistic doing it too, blurring the line between an amateur and professional photographer. Smartphone accessibility and a high-quality lense reduce the barrier to entry. While we turned the camera inward with the egotistical … Continue reading “Celebrating World Photo Day with a cautionary twist”

New York City Legs by Stacey Baker

Citi Legs is a side project from New York Times Magazine photo editor Stacey Baker in which she takes pictures of women’s legs in NYC. While she started taking the portraits in 2013, she’s gaining attention again, this time, with a book called New York Legs. See what happens when you just start something for fun!

Capturing New York City Legs

Citi Legs is a side project from New York Times Magazine photo editor Stacey Baker in which she takes pictures of women’s legs in NYC. While she started taking the portraits in 2013, she’s gaining attention again, this time turn with a book called New York Legs. See what happens when you just start something for fun!