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Biden Presidency Video March 18, 2021

Chatting the Pictures: The Man for the Season

Though hardly photogenic, this powerful photo of President Biden captures his faith and focus to guide America out of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Video July 14, 2019

CTP one video

Chatting the Pictures is a weekly, micro-edition of the Reading the Pictures Salon. In each 25 minute webcast, co-hosts Michael Shaw, publisher of Reading the Pictures, and writer and historian, Cara Finnegan, meet to discuss three prominent photos in the news. “The News” shot this week was a Nike...

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Chatting the Pictures Video April 15, 2018

Chatting the Pictures: Zuckerberg Troll Army, Syria Gas Attack, Michael Cohen “and Friends.”

Welcome to our latest edition of Chatting the Pictures. This week we discussed Mark Zuckerberg’s DC appearance, the Syria gas attack, and Michael Cohen "and friends."

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BAGannouncements Photo October 18, 2017

Michael Shaw Wins the Eugene Smith Fund’s Chapnick Grant

We are pleased to announce that Michael Shaw has been awarded the Eugene Smith Memorial Fund's Chapnick grant on behalf of Reading the Pictures.

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Campaign '16 Photo May 30, 2016

Election 16: Our Mark Peterson Instagram Takeover

For a week in September, we did a takeover of the well-known Mark Peterson's feed. We chose pictures Mark took of the presidential campaign and supplied our own words.

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Campaign '16 Photo February 16, 2016

From a New Hampshire Primary Photography Workshop

This is the second of two posts based on a pair of campaign workshops held by documentary photographer, Jeff Jacobson.

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Campaign '16 Photo February 8, 2016

From an Iowa Caucus Photography Workshop

When we heard documentary photographer Jeff Jacobson was giving workshops during the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary, we were intrigued.

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Campaign '16 Photo October 27, 2015

Savaging Jeb!

This Reuters slideshow struck me as really different.

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Gender & Identity Photo July 8, 2015

Everything Wrong (Including Yes, Journalistically) With The HONY Gay Schoolboy Photo

For a (self)-publisher who has disavowed any similarity to the media, the pairing of this photo with that quote at this point in time demonstrates, in no uncertain terms, an editorial decision to post material with no editorial context.

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