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8 August 2020

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 the week in photos, Derrick Story, Kirk Tuck and Kevin Raber.

  • The Guardian presents 20 Photographs of the Week but they're not for the faint of heart. Nor is this era, apparently.
  • Can You Tell the Difference Between Digital B&W and Film? Derrick Story challenges. "Here are two images," he writes. "Both shot with a Nikon and a 50mm f1.8 lens. One is digital and the other is Tri-X film that I processed at the studio and scanned on a $160 Kodak Scanza. Which one is the digital and which one is from Tri-X?" Vote now, repent at leisure. But click on the images to enlarge them. We think the scanner is making it interesting.
  • Kirk Tuck takes a 50-year-old Olympus PEN FT 25mm f4.0 lens for a walk in the Texas heat photographing air-conditioned office buildings. He mounted it on his Panasonic GX8, "he finest street shooting camera ever produced." Cool, in a word.
  • Kevin Raber was the judge of the Roberts Camera Gallery Night and provides a little Image Critique on why some great photos failed as images. "I was seeing a lot of great photography but many images didn't make the final cut and most of the time it was because of little things and a lack of some very simple post-processing techniques," he writes. Like cropping, of all things.

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