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10 April 2017

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 Julien Legrand, Milagros Caturla, Lauren Greenfield, Ten & One, Charles Gatewood, Lumist and disabling GPS when texting.

  • Shadows, Light and Reflections With the Leica Q highlights Julien Legrand's street photography in Lille, France, with the Leica Q, which he moved to from a Fujifilm X100T. "Photography is an obsession, it accompanies me everyday, it's an extension of myself," he says. "It's very personal, it heals me like lifelong psychotherapy."
  • In The Story of the Lost Pictures of Barcelona, Tom Sponheim buys an envelope of negatives at a Barcelona flea market for $3.50. Twenty years later he put the scans on Facebook to find the photographer. Begoña Fernàndez, an amateur photographer from Barcelona, took up the cause, eventually finding the answer: Milagros Caturla.
  • In One Photographer Spent 25 Years Documenting Wealth, Isabel Wilkinson highlights about the work of Lauren Greenfield, who "has been documenting American wealth since 1992, when she began taking pictures of students at her old high school in Santa Monica."
  • At Ten & One you can see the winners of the first annual Lomography photography awards. The 110 winners can from 114,931 entries from 76 countries.
  • In Finding His Tribe: The Art of Charles Gatewood, Krissy Eliot visits the photographer's massive archive of over a quarter million images, which the Bancroft Library acquired in 2014. There's still about three years of cataloging and organizing to do before the unusual collection can be exhibited.
  • Gavin Seim has introduced Lumist, a set of Photoshop actions. "It combines incredible retouching power with absolute visual control over tones and zones," he writes. The introductory sale price is $59 but expires shortly. Here's Seim's pitch:

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