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Great Reads in Photography: June 20, 2021

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy!


Photographer Covers the Brutal Cost of Leather Production in India – Feature Shoot

A family relaxes on top of a pile of leather trimmings at a dumpsite on the outskirts of the city of Kanpur. The trimmings are discarded from the nearby tannery factories and burnt, dried, and re-used as fertilizer and chicken feed. © Sean Gallagher

Sean Gallagher, an independent photographer and documentary filmmaker originally from the UK, visited

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“Friday” singer’s new music is truly great

Rebecca Black

Rebecca Black
Photo: Jade DeRose

Rebecca Black just released new music, and it’s great. Just imagine reading that sentence 10 years ago. It couldn’t have been much fun to be 13-year-old Rebecca Black back then, when her well-meaning mother ponied up the money to have her daughter record a silly, throwaway pop song and film a music video for it. What likely would have made for an oddball memento of youth instead became a national punchline. “Friday” was a massive sensation, mostly for all the wrong reasons: It was cited in the press at the time as

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Great Outfits in Fashion History: Debi Mazar in a ’90s Going Out Top

There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite lewks.

Between Fawnia’s interview with the actor and a discussion about the “Younger” star on my favorite podcast (crunch crunch), I felt inspired to revisit some of Debi Mazar’s greatest sartorial hits from the ’90s — of which there are many, as the legendary New Yorker has been on the scene since the ’80s —

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Great Reads in Photography: June 13, 2021

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy!


Photographing Afghans in the Forever War – Adam Ferguson

Disillusioned with making photos that turned soldiers into heroes, the photojournalist turned to civilians to show the human toll of war.

Eza Khan, age 45 and born in Iran. He was a garment seller with a wife and two children. He has been addicted to Heroin for 15 years, Afghanistan, 2016.
Eza Khan, age 45 and born in Iran. He was a garment seller with a wife and two children. He has been addicted to Heroin for 15 years, Afghanistan, 2016. © Adam Ferguson

The 5-Minute Sunday Interview

Phil Mistry: In 2008,

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Great Outfits in Fashion History: Lindsay Lohan Looking Ethereal and Summery in Chanel

There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite lewks.

About 15 years ago, before she was living in Dubai and getting rich off NFTs, Lindsay Lohan was one of Hollywoods top “It” girls — a prolific partygoer and fashion darling. One of the biggest designers to fall under her spell was the late, great Karl Lagerfeld. Circa 2006 (Lohan’s heyday, some

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Great Outfits in Fashion History: Paris Hilton in a Zebra-Print Halter Dress

There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite lewks.

Paris Hilton spent most of the early 2000s in cotton-candy Juicy Couture sweats. When she did take off her bedazzled velour pants, the heiress whipped up party looks that touched on all the right sartorial notes for the era: halter tops, low-rise jeans, animal prints, crystal belts, chunky wedge heels. All of these trends — 

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