The Triangle of Photography

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Malick Sidibé (1936-2016) was a Malian photographer, who gained an international reputation. He documented Malian culture as the country transitioned to independence. Sidibé photographed on the street, in night clubs and in the studio, often of young people. Malick Sidibé. 1964. Dans une famille a Missira. I will return to his work, but for now will simply note that some …

Todd Heisler – Final Salute

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I was reading Hariman and Lucaites The Public Image, and came across a picture by Todd Heisler, in the header. Heisler won the 2006 Pulitzer Prizes for feature photography for his series Final Salute. It is a personal and emotional narrative about U.S. Marines whose job it is to break the bad news of a soldier’s death to their families. They …