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Land Department Offers Hawaii Nature Reserves Online Tours In Exchange For Donations

The idea is simple: take a virtual tour of Hawaii’s beautiful nature reserves, and if you want to help preserve them, donate online. The State Department of Lands and Natural Resources on Tuesday announced a new program ahead of Giving Tuesday next week, offering nature lovers a “new donation opportunity …

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The photographer amplifies the small joys with his quest for “inner light”

“A photographer is a light hunter, we hunt light,” says Elizabeth George, one of the artists selected for this year’s Photofest 2021 exhibition. “I pursue beauty, not just light. I hope to bring light to people’s lives. Light awareness. The Photofest 2021 exhibition at the Artport gallery features art photographs …

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Mick Rock, photographer who captured 1970s glam, dies at 72

Famous music photographer Mick Rock has passed away at the age of 72. Representatives confirmed the news via social media Thursday evening (November 18). “He was a photographic poet, a true force of nature who spent his days doing exactly what he loved, always in his delightfully scandalous way,” the …

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Our favorite photo books of 2021 | Magazine

At MoMA, we believe in the essential role of the photo book. The first book illustrated by a photographic process, Photographs of British algae: cyanotype prints by Anna Atkins, was published in 1843, at the dawn of the medium. While the 20th century was marked by major publications that contributed …

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