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the Isle of Dogs

Photos Of London’s Isle Of Dogs, Before The Big Money

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Photos Of London’s Isle Of Dogs, Before The Big Money Between 1982 – 1987, photographer Mike Seaborne captured the people and places that made up the East End community – long before the world of global finance set up camp. Before global finance came to town and the Canary Wharf skyline was still just a distant, obscene fantasy, the Isle of Dogs was East London’s industrial hub.Back in 1982, photographer Mike… Read More »Photos Of London’s Isle Of Dogs, Before The Big Money
Design

The Coolest Design Of The Week

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More about design, photography, and film, on our photo studio website theroomdowntown.com ! The Coolest Design Of The Week A funky new font made entirely out of brand logos, confronting Asian stereotypes through meme-inspired jewelry and a ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ guide to Singaporean design and architecture. A Bird A Day   the series, which started out on the 1st january this year, will see shrimali and chudasama create one piece… Read More »The Coolest Design Of The Week
American teachers

How I Survive: American Teachers And Their Second Jobs – A Photo Essay

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How I Survive: American Teachers And Their Second Jobs – A Photo Essay One in five American teachers now works a second job on top of full-time teaching. Photographer Peter Rad captures what happens when they leave the classroom. “Working a second job, and the lack of rest that comes with that, makes it really hard to do the most important thing that a teacher does: remain engaged and enthusiastic,… Read More »How I Survive: American Teachers And Their Second Jobs – A Photo Essay
Radical Protests

This Photographer Shot The Radical Protests That Inspired Occupy Wall Street

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More news, information, blog posts about photography and our photo / film studio at www.theroomdowntown.com This Photographer Shot The Radical Protests That Inspired Occupy Wall Street This Photographer Shot The Radical Protests That Inspired Occupy Wall Street Thirty years ago this week, on August 6, protesters occupied the park wielding signs that read, “Gentrification Is Class War, Fight Back” and chanting, “It’s our fucking park, you don’t live here!” Bottles… Read More »This Photographer Shot The Radical Protests That Inspired Occupy Wall Street
Alabama

The Eerie Magic Of Small-town Alabama, In Photos

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The Eerie Magic Of Small-town Alabama More photos, news, and studio info at www.theroomdowntown.com   The Eerie Magic Of Small-town Alabama, In Photos The town of Nauvoo, Alabama, has a population of barely over 200 people. “If you blink, you would drive straight through it,” says photographer Devin Lunsford.   The town of Nauvoo, Alabama, has a population of barely over 200 people. “If you blink, you would drive straight through it,”… Read More »The Eerie Magic Of Small-town Alabama, In Photos

What It’s Like To Photograph Wildfires

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What It’s Like To Photograph Wildfires More info, news, and stories about photography at our studio website www.theroomdowntown.com   What It’s Like To Photograph Wildfires A photographer talks about the dangers and rewards of capturing firestorms. Not many disasters, whether natural or manmade, are as viscerally powerful or visually arresting as wildfires. And unlike an earthquake, for example, which might last mere seconds, a wildfire is a slow-motion cataclysm that… Read More »What It’s Like To Photograph Wildfires
Coal Mining Photographed

Coal Mining Photographed With A 100-Megapixel Camera

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Coal Mining Photographed With A 100-Megapixel Camera After reading about how mining-related injuries and deaths are systematically covered up by many authorities, Swedish photographer Sebastian Sardi began a project in 2008 called Black Diamondthat focuses on miners and mines. The photographer, who splits his time between Denmark and Sweden, has spent the past several years photographing the burning coalfields of Jharkhand in East India, first with a film camera and subsequently with a… Read More »Coal Mining Photographed With A 100-Megapixel Camera
US Opioid Crisis

A Harrowing Portrait Of The US Opioid Crisis

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A Harrowing Portrait Of The US Opioid Crisis More photography news and views at the photo studio’s website www.theroomdowntown.com   A Harrowing Portrait Of The US Opioid Crisis “I want people’s hearts to be broken,” says photographer Jordan Baumgarten on his book titled “Good Sick.” “That’s what it can be like to live here.” “I want people’s hearts to be broken,” says photographer Jordan Baumgarten on his book titled Good Sick. “That’s what… Read More »A Harrowing Portrait Of The US Opioid Crisis
Underwater Photographer Of The Year Awards

The Winners Of The 2018 Underwater Photographer Of The Year Awards Are Just Stupid Beautiful

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The Winners Of The 2018 Underwater Photographer Of The Year Awards Are Just Stupid Beautiful More photography news and views at the photo studio’s website www.theroomdowntown.com   The Winners Of The 2018 Underwater Photographer Of The Year Awards Are Just Stupid Beautiful It can be uncomfortable to open your eyes underwater, which is a shame because apparently that’s where some of the world’s most breathtaking views dwell. It can be… Read More »The Winners Of The 2018 Underwater Photographer Of The Year Awards Are Just Stupid Beautiful
Families Belong Together

Photos From the Nationwide “Families Belong Together” Marches

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Photos From the Nationwide “Families Belong Together” Marches More photos and information about the studio at www.theroomdowntown.com   Across the country yesterday, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in small towns and big cities to march and voice their opposition to the Trump administration’s immigration policies. Demonstrators in more than 700 locations called for the swift reunification of immigrant families separated by border agencies, and an end… Read More »Photos From the Nationwide “Families Belong Together” Marches