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Ansel Adams - 'White Pillar, Columbia, California, 1947-1948'
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Arnold Genthe - The Toy Peddler, Chinatown, San Francisco
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Santa Barbara Museum Curator Karen Sinsheimer Dies of Cancer

Karen Sinsheimer, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art's Curator of Photography, has passed away after battling cancer. She was first hired as a consultant in July of 1990 to organize…

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Camera Obscura

Ten years ago I had a camera obscura built in my home in New York City, overlooking Central Park, and I have been taking pictures with it ever since. While…

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Collecting Resources

The Insider's Guide to Buying Photographs

Besides historical and aesthetic considerations, most photography collectors ultimately will face the real economic issue of both buying and selling images.

Few of us merely inherit a collection and then pass…

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