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23 July 2014

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Windows From Prison, the Philadelphia Museum of Art's flash photography exhibit, Mia McCormick's interviews and a blind photographer.

  • In Windows Without Prison Bars, Rena Silverman highlights Mark Strandquist's Windows From Prison initiative. The program asks inmates, "If you could have a window in your cell, what place from your past would it look out to?" Then it provides the print.
  • The Philadelphia Museum of Art is exhibiting Artificial Light: Flash Photography in the Twentieth Century through Aug. 3. In this clip Sarah Stolfa explains how flash was essential in the creation of her portrait series The Regulars taken while she tended bar at McGlinchey's"
  • "Having interviewed nearly three dozen industry leading photographers about what inspires them to create compelling images," Mia McCormick writes, "I've learned a bit about what drives the top creative minds in the business." She hits the high points in her KelbyOne Guest Blog Wednesday entry and links to her interviews. She will debut a new series in the next few weeks on women in photography.
  • Brenden Borrellini was born completely deaf and with limited sight that developed into complete blindness. Then he became a photographer. Here's the video:

More to come...

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