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Photo Contest: Henri Cartier-Bresson Passporte Prize in Street Photography

May 15 is the deadline to enter the 2017 Henri Cartier-Bresson Passporte Prize in Street Photography. Juror is Stephanie Heimann, Photo Director for the New Republic. Details here: http://www.thepassporte.com/prize-call-for-entry/ The Passporte is an online fine art gallery dedicated to contemporary photography. Image credit: Ben Shahn. Natchez, Mississippi, 1935. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987. Public domain. http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/265337 Cartier-BressonCompetitionContestPassportephotoPhotographersPhotographyPrizeStreet Photography

Capture of the Day: Sophie Voituron

I met Sophie Voituron, an award-winning fine arts photographer based in Brussels, during a street photography workshop in Paris with Valérie Jardin. I’ve been a fan of Sophie’s stunning work ever since. See more of her photography at her Facebook page and website here: https://www.facebook.com/SophieVoituronPhotographies/ www.sophie-voituron.com Merci beaucoup, Sophie! architectureBrusselsfine artsInspirationLifemonochromeparisphotoPhotographersPhotographySophie Voituron

Happy anniversary, Magnum — and Thank You: Magnum and LensCulture offer free 60-page advice guide

Magnum Photos and LensCulture offer free advice guide in celebration of Magnum’s 70th Anniversary “This year Magnum Photos will celebrate 70 years of contribution to photography and world history with a special anniversary programme centred on the three themes of community, witnessing history and Magnum Photos Now. In partnership with LensCulture, and as an extension of the theme of community, we wanted to offer this free guide of advice to our very own community of emerging…

Featured Photographer: Nick Brandt

“I find hope in knowing that with the right people and circumstances, ecosystems can be successfully protected,” he said. “That is what, so far, we have managed to do with the Big Life Foundation in the Amboseli/Kilamanjaro ecosystem in Kenya. Conservation relies so much on the support of the community. It’s really a mutual situation: if conservation supports the community, that helps the people economically in the long term, and so they, reciprocally, support conservation.”…