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A Kinder, Gentler Bruce Gilden

A Kinder, Gentler Bruce Gilden

Bruce Gilden is no stranger to controversy. From his in-your-face street portraits to his Two Days In Apalachia which has been called poverty porn, everyone has an opininon on his work and his methodology. But Bruce reveals a kinder, gentler side when the Multistory cameras follow him around West Bram hunting for new subjects for his Face series. He talks about how his background influenced his work and really comes off as a frail human being doing his best to express a personal vision of the world. Hit the jump for the video!

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Bruce Gilden Digital Street Photography On Display In Paris Subway Stations

Bruce Gilden Digital Street Photography

Photo © Bruce Gilden / Magnum Photos

Legendary Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden is well known for prowling the streets of Manhattan with his trust Leica M6 as he waits for the right moment to pop up and flash his subjects. Creating captivating images of people caught between moments as they suddenly realize someone is taking their picture. But his latest project is shot with digital equipment it’s interesting to see how the move to electronic film has affected his image making. Hit the jump for more info.

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Magnum Photos Adds 6 New Photographers

Photo © Matt Black

Photo © Matt Black

Magnum Photos is one of the most prestigious photo agencies in the world and its members read like a who’s who of the photography world. The agency typically chooses one or two photographers each year to become nominees (the first step to becoming a full member of Magnum) but this year named an unprecedented 6 photographers to join the ranks. Hit the jump for more info.

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