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9 January 2018

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. This time we look at Shawn Walker, W. Eugene Smith, mountain gorillas, Photoshop keyboard shortcuts, strobing a group shot and WD My Cloud security.

  • In A Photographer's Search for the Magic in Everyday Life, Maurice Berger previews the Shawn Walker exhibit at Steven Kasher Gallery. What Walker heard in the jazz clubs growing up "led him to see photography as more than just visual reporting," Berger writes. As magic, in short.
  • In A 20th Century Nurse-Midwife, Rian Dundon presents W. Eugene Smith's 1951 Life magazine photo essay on Maude Callen. It raised over $20,000 to help Callen build a health facility to make childbirth less traumatic.
  • In Mountain Gorillas at Home, Alan Taylor presents 20 images you're glad someone else took. Not only are gorillas stronger than us, there aren't many left. Just about 880, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
  • In Ten Custom Keyboard Shortcuts You Might Not Be Aware Of, Julieanne Kost continues her 3, 2, 1 Photoshop! series with some keyboard productivity tips:

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