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The Death of Film Photography and the “Fresh Coast”

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Anyone who has seen the previous works of Minnesota photographer Ed Wargin knows he has an exquisite eye for beauty. Ed’s numerous books include Lake Michigan: A Photographic Portfolio. This time, he has surpassed himself with an ambitious new endeavor, The Fresh Coast Project. Ed explains that the goal is to assemble a body of artistic and historical photographs on film of the natural and human-made Great Lakes land and waterscapes.

#3 Portland, Oregon (USA): Great Bicycle City Photo Tour

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With bike weddings, bike parades, hundreds of naked bicyclists, bike fashion shows, popular & interesting cargo bikes, and travelling bike pubs, Portland is #3 on this great bicycle city photo tours list. Portland has great bicycle facilities (colored bike lanes, bike boxes at intersections, great bike signs, off-road bicycle paths, etc.), a large number of […]

#5 Paris, France: Great Bicycle City Photo Tour

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From bicycle lovers to lovers on bikes, bike art to art on bikes, the largest bicycle sharing program in the world to some of the smallest bikers, enjoy this bicycle city photo tour of Paris, France! Paris doesn’t have a long history as one of the best bicycle cities, but with the introduction of the […]

#7 Berlin, Germany: Great Bicycle City Photo Tour

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Berlin is a great bicycle city! Full of bicyclists, bike art, bicycle infrastructure, and unique bikes for a variety of different purposes, Berlin is #7 on this “great bicycle cities” list. If you go to Germany, you will probably hear some Germans saying how much they love their cars (i.e. Mercedes, BMW, Audi). However, you […]

#8 Barcelona, Spain: Great Bicycle City Photo Tour

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Naked bicyclists, folding bikes, balloon bikes, and more — enjoy this bicycle photo tour of Barcelona. The third B in a row, Barcelona is next on this list of great bicycle cities (right ahead of Basel, Switzerland and Bogota, Columbia). As a dense city with a wonderful climate, Barcelona is naturally a wonderful place for […]

Photo Tours of 10 Great Bicycle Cities: #9 Bogota, Columbia

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Bogota is a true testament of how a city can be transformed. Through “radical” action for a better city and clean green transportation, Bogota has become a leader in bicycle transportation. One step ahead of Basel, Switzerland on this list, Bogota boasts an amazing transformation in the transportation infrastructure and alternative transportation usage of a […]

What is Conservation Photography?

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The author, Cristina Mittermeier, is the Director of the International League of Conservation Photographers and initiative of The WILD Foundation. I am often asked to define “conservation photography.” The idea, of course, is nothing new, but the conceptualization behind it is still evolving. Perhaps the best way to define it is through actions, and not […]