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Over the years I have come to the conclusion that it doesn't matter what instrument [of photography] you use. It's the eye behind it and the brain, I hope.
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CALCUTTA, India—A woman along the Hooghly River.
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Book of the Week: <i>Calcutta</i>
Book of the Week: Calcutta
by Raghu Rai
In Calcutta, published in 1989 by Time Books International, Raghu Rai, considered India's most renowned photographer, reveals a varied and paradoxical vision of the city. He captures both bustling urban streets and serene religious scenes on the Hooghly River in a series of evocative duotone prints that articulate his point of view and love for the dynamic city.
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Zoom In: Cafe Life
by Magnum Photographers
As summer draws people into the sun, Magnum and Slate present photos of a favorite outdoor haunt: the sidewalk cafe.
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