Pro Photo Daily’s Weekend Update: New York Press Club on Alec Baldwin, iconic photos uncropped, photog who shot self for publicity, and more


Written by David Schonauer

New York Press Club Weighs In on the Alec Baldwin Issue

Alec Baldwin said he didn’t really punch a New York Daily News photographer, but the New York Press Club has several reasons for taking the actor to task. FISHBOWL NY

Is This the Replacement for the Pentax 645D?

The first teaser image for the second generation of Pentax’s medium-format camera has been released. Photo Rumors

The Benefits and Drawback of Camera Phones as Journalism Tools

What NPR’s multimedia crew will and won’t do. Poynter.

The Uncropped Versions of Iconic Photos

As most photographers know, sometimes it’s what left out that makes a picture perfect. PetaPixel

How an Epic Photoshop Thread Became an Art Piece

The Museum of the Moving Image tells the story of “We Shot Hadj Diouf.” The Huffington Post

Fine Art: Kimiko Yoshido’s Fading Ego

The Japanese photographer creates “a ceremony of disappearence.” Time LightBox

Report: “Kindness of America” Photog Shot Himself

The hitchhiking photog who captured America’s heart after being shot turns out to have done it to himself, for publicity. ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

Discussion: Photography After Photography

A provocation from blogger Joerg Colberg on how to move photography forward, now that photography is over. Conscientious

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