Was Robert Capa's famous Civil War photo a fake? Even if he acted from the best of motives, what Capa did now seems indefensible (and more, and here's a history of photo fakery). William T. Vollmann on the ethics of photography. An article on Helen Levitt's idiosyncratic photographs. An article on Phil Stern, chronicler of cool. An interview with Howard Bingham on Black Panthers 1968. On a whim, a young couple went to the legendary rock festival Woodstock, only to be captured in a memorable image by Burk Uzzle (and more). A look at the spectacular financial collapse of Annie Leibovitz, one of the world’s most spectacular photographers. Photoshop is praised for making people look their best and dissed for setting the bar too high. Eirik Johnson's theatrical photographs of former boomtowns built on salmon and timber carry the sense of a way of life and work that is on the cusp of slipping away. Lazy journalists love pictures of abandoned stuff. The Impossible Project is trying to reinvent analogue instant film made so popular by Polaroid in the 1960s and 70s (and more). Just as vinyl records are making a comeback with hipsters everywhere, so too is analog photography. Here are 10 photography pet peeves to throw down a black hole.

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