Photo News Aggregate 09/2011

[The August 23rd earthquake that rocked DC damaged the National Cathedral but not Fredrick Hart’s sculpture in the central tympanum, Ex Nihilo.]

09/22/11 Here are some photo-related stories from the past month or so that I found of note . . .

September marked the 10th anniversary of the 09/11 attacks and many outlets ran photo galleries from that day. TIME ran unpublished photos by James Nachtwey . . . Atlantic ran an unusual double exposure. . . Portraits of 09/11 rescue dogs.

Hurricane Irene generated a lot of images . . . Business Insider ran Terrifying Pictures of Past Hurricanes In New York. . .  CNN ran a sliding Before/After photo gallery to mark 6 months since the tidal wave in Japan . . . Mitch Dowbrowner photographs super-cell thunderstorms.

A new invention promises not merely an end to out of focus photos but adds selective focus in post processing . . . A tintype of Robert E. Lee turns up at Goodwill . . . AP drops photog who altered image . . . Fake firework photos . . . A primer on photo tampering through history (before and after the Photoshop era) . . . 100 year old non-altered COLOR photographs from Tsarist Russia . . . Taking the Impossible Photograph . . . Hip Hop photo history . . .  Reuters photographer Bob Strong writes about covering the Rebel March on Tripoli . . . Photographing photographers photographing in museums . . . Thrashers in Uganda photo essay . . . Legendary photographer Elliott Erwitt has a new exhibit . . . Commentary on Michele Bachmann Newsweek cover controversy . . . . Photoshoplooter . . .  MSNBC glorifies my friend Roll Call photog Tom Williams  . . . 46 unpublished  Beatles photos sell well at auction . . .  Photo Festivals . . . Victoria & Albert museum in London opens gallery to showcase extensive photo collection . . . Why not put a giant lens on your iPhone?. . . Profile of NY Times Magazine’s Kathy Ryan . . . Jay Maisel under attack by loonies . . . Fear not! NY’s Art Vandal Underground is being covered  . . . Don’t remove the Photo Credit! . . . The world’s most expensive camera . . .  NYT’s Stephen Crowley discusses the unique problems of covering the Obama presidency as a photojournalist  . . . War Dog photo essay . . .

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