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Paris Photo Celebrates 25th Edition of World's Biggest Photography Fair

Founded in 1997, Paris Photo, the leading international fair dedicated to the photographic medium, returns to the Grand Palais Éphémère in the heart of Paris from November 10 to 13,…

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Featured Exhibit

19th-Century Ethnographic Photography

By Alex Novak

While ethnographic photography is strictly speaking, photography used for scientific/anthropological purposes to identify characteristics of native types (often indigenous), it has taken on much broader meaning over the…

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Collecting Resources

The Care and Handling of Fine Art Photographs

Because photographs can easily be damaged, taking precautionary measures is the best defense in protecting their value. This article is designed to help you understand the basic care and…

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