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Media & Culture Photo December 21, 2014

Ode to Light: Making Street Photography in a Cynical Age — by Amy Touchette

I know that if I’m to continue making photographs of the general public, I need to be aware of the context in which we live. I’m ready to explain to people that they are beautiful, that they are unique, and that they are worthy of being recognized, even if...

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Gender & Identity Photo June 17, 2014

When Photographing Is Forbidden: Making Portraits in the McCarren Park Pool Locker Room by Amy Touchette

It seemed wrong, somehow, to forbid me to photograph these girls. The way they were coming into womanhood—the way they revealed it in their body language and style—mesmerized me. To ignore this demographic seems especially detrimental.

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