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The big picture: Ruth Orkin’s modern New York woman, 1949 | Photography

In early 1950, John Godfrey Morris, editor of the Ladies’ Home Journal, wanted to change the studio poses of its cover photographs to reflect a more liberated postwar woman. He invited photographers to submit ideas and promised $2,000 for each shot chosen, plus $500 for the model.

Ruth Orkin, the daughter of a silent film actor, was then 29. She had been making her way as a photographer in New York ever since she had cycled to the city in an epic two-wheel road trip from Los Angeles 12 years earlier, taking pictures as she went. She knew

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Images Of LGBTQ Celebration And Stories By Black Women Photographers : The Picture Show : NPR

Each year, Pride Month is a time to celebrate the achievements made in the fight for LGBTQ equality and remember the work that still needs to be done for equal rights and protections.

NPR reached out to the Black Women Photographers community for images of past Pride celebrations or projects focusing on LGBTQ stories. This community of photographers is striving to create a space where stories are shared among like-minded individuals in the hopes of inspiring and empowering one another.

Photographers from the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom shared with NPR their images and thoughts on what Pride means

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What is the Spotify picture trend? How to create album cover!

The Spotify picture trend has taken over TikTok, and several users have already turned their photos into album cover!

Over the years, TikTok users have come up with several trends and the latest one to create a buzz in the platform is that of Spotify picture. This comes months after fas made the album cover trend famous on the platform. If you are wondering how to do this trend, we are here to help you out!

What is the Spotify picture trend?

The Spotify picture trend sees people editing

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New Report Paints Bleak Picture of Diversity in the Music Industry

Yet the group’s new report, called “Inclusion in the Music Business: Gender & Race/Ethnicity Across Executives, Artists & Talent Teams,” and sponsored by Universal Music Group, shows that women and people of color are poorly represented in the power structure of the industry itself.

The variation across different job levels and industry sectors is notable. Black executives fared best within record labels, making up 14.4 percent of all positions, and 21.2 percent of artist-and-repertoire, or A&R, roles, which tend to work most closely with artists. Black people hold just 4 percent of executive jobs in radio, and 3.3 percent in

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The Picture Show : NPR

Left: Stephanie Ruiz’s photograph of her family. Photography helped with her anxiety. “The program was one thing that I looked forward to every week. It was like my little escape from being home.” Right: “I enjoy photographing Black joy,” Brianna Logan said. “[Photography] allowed me to document the experience of being Black and elevate the positive experiences.”

Stephanie Ruiz, age 21; Brianna Logan, age 16/The Remote Ally Project, Detroit

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Stephanie Ruiz, age 21; Brianna Logan, age 16/The Remote Ally Project, Detroit

At Bellaire High School, in fall 2020, photographer and educator Rebecca Kiger had

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