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Delightful Photos of 1940s Celebrities Walking Their Dogs in NYC

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Actress Joan Roberts at Intermission from “Oklahoma” with Her English Bulldog “Goggles”, NYC, 1944

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Metropolitan Opera’s Heldentenor Lauritz Melchoir and Wife with His Great Dane, NYC, 1944

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Actress Joan Caulfield lifting West Highland terrier Witty, out from behind a hedge, while trying to take him for a walk on the street, NYC, 1944 New Yorkers have always loved their dogs, and the 1940s was no exception. No matter how heavily scheduled a day might be, the city’s Broadway and film starlets, opera singers, and novelists paused to take time for their four-legged friends. For City Dogs, LIFE magazine contract photographer Nina Leen created a series of portraits of illustrious Manhattanite artists gallivanting throughout their city with their canine companions, capturing the ineffable ways in which dogs both large and small brighten even the most vital of neighborhoods. City Dogs will be on view at Daniel Cooney Fine Art beginning March 26, 2015.

Bewitching Photos of Ahmedabad, India at Night

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For Ahmedabad No life last night, French photographer Frederic Delangle captures the shadowed corners of the Indian metropolis at witching hour, long after all the busy residents have been tucked away in bed.

From Macro to Art Nudes, Photoion Offers Diverse Workshops for Photographers in London (Sponsored)

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Whether you’re a beginner looking to jumpstart your photography practice or a professional hoping to hone your vision, Photoion Photography School in London has a photography course that is perfectly suited to your own personal and professional goals. Offering one-on-one photography courses and small group photography workshops with only five to eight students a class, Photoion offers individual attention catered to each student’s particular needs and unlimited follow up and advice following each photography class.

Los Angeles Photographer Discovers Skid Row’s Most Fashionable Residents

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Blade, named and dressed up as the character of Wesley Snipes

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OG, a famous Skid Row activist in Gladys Park

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Evet, ageless urban princess

For The Swagabonds, Los Angeles-based photographer Géraldine Freyeisen chronicles the diverse and ingenious street fashions sported by Skid Row residents and activists. Amidst the homelessness, shelters, and single-room occupancy developments, she discovers moments of surprise and innovation in the imaginative assemblages of outfits, pieced together from donations, thrift shops, and local storefront businesses.

Random Passerby in London Dressed In High Fashion Prove Much More Interesting To Look At Than Models

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Eddjei, Ridley Road Market, wears coat from Beyond Retro

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Joyce, Muswell Hill, wears Issey Miyake

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Jim, Hoxton, wears JW Anderson

For The Thirty Three, London-based photographer Tom Johnson constructed makeshift studios throughout the city, inviting thirty-three complete strangers to take part in an offbeat fashion shoot, for which they were styled according to their own distinct personalities.

Rollerblades, Jean Jackets and Flannel: Photographer Spends 20 Years Photographing the Most Pervasive Trends of Our Generation

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For People of the Twenty-First Century, Netherlands-based photographer Hans Eijkelboom conducts a twenty-year-long survey the everyday fashion choices of unassuming citizens of the world’s largest metropolises, including New York, Shanghai, Paris, and of course, Amsterdam.

Rescued from Oblivion: Magnum Photographers Release Obscure Images for Print Sale

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Alessandra Sanguinetti. USA. Brooklyn, NY. 1992
I took this photograph, “The couple” in the summer of ’92. That was long ago when everything and everyone still felt endlessly fascinating and mysterious, and when photography was the only way I could take it all in. I’d left Buenos Aires to spend the summer in Brooklyn with my grandfather and spent every day roaming the city taking pictures and hurrying back home at night, excited to develop the film in the blacked out laundry room. I distinctly remember uncurling the wet film this frame was in, seeing it and being in awe at how a portrait could transcend anything I had seen or intended. —Alessandra Sanguinetti

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Jonas Bendiksen Georgia. Abkhazia. Sukhum. 2005.
One of the absurd things about photography is the amount of pictures one takes that end up in a box, never to be seen again. Nearly all of the images I’ve ever taken have ended up unseen in a box. I took this image in Abkhazia in 2005, while I was working on my book “Satellites.” It shows girls doing their hair in front of a bombed out apartment block. It was a sweet little human moment. But later that same evening I took another image of an old woman walking in front of the same building that was slightly more dramatic. And just like that, the image of the four girls had to go. —Jonas Bendiksen

A few months ago, Magnum photographers challenged each other to dig up a single photograph that they have always liked, but for one reason or another, has gone unpublished and/or to some extent unnoticed. The photographers explored the depths of their attics and hard drives for an image that they wanted to give new life.

On November 10th, these photos were made available as signed, $100 #MAGNUMSquare Prints in their online store. On November 14th at 5PM (EST), orders will close and the prints will be signed.

Talking Heads, Patti Smith, Blondie, the Ramones: Legendary Photos from CBGB in the 70s

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Patti Smith, Bowery 1976

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Dictators, Bowery 1976

Forty years ago, the coffee shop on Bleecker and Bowery where David Godlis and I are sitting was a vacant lot. Across the street from the vacant lot was the legendary rock club CBGB-OMFUG. Opened by Hilly Kristal in 1973, it brought to life not only the now iconic punk sound exemplified by artists like Television, the Ramones, Patti Smith, and Blondie, but the street photography of David Godlis. After going to school in Boston, the born-and-bred New Yorker returned to the city to land a job as a photography assistant. In his off-hours, he found himself looking for a place to hang out. That place ended up being CBGB.

Photo du Jour: Hong Kong, 1949

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As a young man of eighteen, photographer Ho Fan had just moved with his family from Shanghai to Hong Kong in order to escape the pressures of Communism. Still mending from the wounds of World War II, the people of Hong Kong enchanted the artist, drawing him from the routine studio setting and into the streets, which were at that time populated mainly by venders and construction workers. He shot this particular image in 1949.

Rich and Miserable: Portraits of Shoppers on Rodeo Drive in 1984

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Stereotypical ideas about the residents of Los Angeles, in usually sunny Southern California, often revolve around the concept of fun in the sun had by vapid, shallow people who are always smiling. Occupying the upper echelon of this social landscape is Rodeo Drive, the famed designer shopping area in Beverly Hills, one of the poshest enclaves in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles native, photographer Anthony Hernandez picked Rodeo Drive as the subject of his very first color photography project, after shooting black-and-white street scenes in his native Los Angeles. The photos are collected in Rodeo Drive, 1984, published by Mack Books 27 years after they were made.