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The Protectors

by Matt Sutherland

Law and order, peace and prosperity, these are key elements of that fragile thing called civilization. Here in the US of A, few among us have experienced anything but, and most of the heavy lifting of a functioning society is borne by... Read More

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Spectacular Illumination

by Matt Sutherland

The happy-making invention of neon, those gas-filled glass tubes of brilliant color, was patented by Georges Claude in France in 1910, and by 1913 a large Cinzano vermouth sign illuminated the Paris night. A marketer’s dream, it may be... Read More

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Stoppers

by Matt Sutherland

The gang’s all here: Anna Wintour and Vogue‘s legendary stable of photographers—Anton Corbijn, Patrick Demarchelier, Steven Klein, Annie Leibowitz, Helmut Newton, Irving Penn, Mario Testino, Tim Walker, and Bruce Weber—in a... Read More

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Escapism

by Andrea Hammer

Those mourning lost love or celebrating found love will find escaping into this collection to be a memorable trip. Candice Lee searches for inner harmony in Escapism: Words + Photos, a collection of confessional poetry and majestic... Read More

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Detroit is No Dry Bones

by Jeff Fleischer

Vergara not only depicts Detroit’s past and present but also considers the city’s future. Photographer Camilo Jose Vergara has made his name capturing images of the decline of America’s cities. Perhaps no city has declined more... Read More

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Juxtapositions

by Matt Sutherland

Viva the camera as a weapon against those who seek to alter history. Indeed, memory and truth are happily captured in a photo. For nearly fifty years, on hundreds of assignment for Life and other magazines, Ted Polumbaum traveled the... Read More

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British Columbia

by Rebecca Foster

Gorgeous photographs and meticulous watercolor images make this celebration of British Columbia’s diversity stunning in its artistry. The Canadian province of British Columbia has the motto “Splendor without Diminishment.” That... Read More

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Canada

by Matt Sutherland

Canada’s great size, rugged physical landscape, and understated personality of its smallish population all serve to keep the outrageous beauty of the place a relative secret—compared to its boastful southern neighbor. Crack the... Read More

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