Welcome back to our sixth post in our new section ‘Tickle Your Fancy’. We launched this six weeks ago and it’s already becoming very popular. ‘Tickle Your Fancy’ includes a round-up of five links to articles from around the internet that have specifically interested us during the course of the week. Ones that we feel are relevant to your interest in photography and art.
Just to explain the title for this section ‘Tickle Your Fancy’ is an English idiom and essentially means that something appeals to you and perhaps stimulates your imagination in an enthusiastic way, we felt it would make a great title for this new section of the site.
Take a look at our selections for this weekends reading session, hope you enjoy these…
by Dorothee Deiss, 2013 © Dorothee Deiss – Entered For The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
Miley Cyrus’s new Wrecking Ball video says young women should be sexually available
That was the headline in the Music Blog of The Guardian this week with an article written and researched by Michael Hann. Many of you would have seen Miley’s latest Wrecking Ball music video by now and made up your own minds about it. This is an interesting read, I feel particularly though, as this video was directed by Terry Richardson, who we all know has been accused of exploiting photographic models for some time..
Why Apple’s 64-bit iPhone chip is a bigger deal than you think
A helpful article from The Verge for everyone who thinks it’s all about MP’s.
Experts Say iPhone 5S Fingerprint Security Feature Can Be Hacked
A great take on Apple’s latest fingerprint sensor due out in their new iPhone 5s next week. This article clarifies one or two thoughts I was having on it too.
The Photography Teacher Nobody Wants
An all too true article in PetaPixel speaking from ‘experience’.
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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
This is a fabulous International Photography Award and one that I look forward to every year. Four photographers have been shortlisted for this year’s prize. All images will be on display at the National Portrait Gallery, London between 14 November 2-13 – 9 February 2014.