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Newspaper with no photographs?

November 15, 2013


What would a newspaper look like with no photos?  French newspaper Libération  has done just this to make the point of showing how important and powerful photographs are.   “A visual shock. For the first time in its history, Libération is published without photographs. In their place: a series of empty frames that create a form of silence; […]

Snapshots from NYPL

August 23, 2013


New York Public Libraries have installed some photo booths at two of their libraries.  Since installing them they’ve had more than 1,900 photographs taken, and all in a variety of different styles. What do you think of this – would  you use a photo booth in the Boots Library?  What sort of pose would you […]

Lee Miller Archive

April 25, 2013


A new website featuring the work of photographer Lee Miller has just been launched, featuring over 3,000 images covering surrealism, World War II, 20th Century fashion, and celebrity portraits.  Many of the images have not been seen before, and it’s hoped that more will be added to the collection.  The site can be accessed at […]

Vogue Archive Webinar – 30 January

January 25, 2013


Hi ProQuest, the database company who provide our access to the Vogue Archive, is running a webinar about it on Wednesday 30th January, at 2pm (GMT).  The event is free, but you will need to register online to be able to view and interact with the presenter. According to ProQuest: The Vogue Archive contains the […]

New Image Collection on VADS – Women’s Suffrage

June 16, 2011


Image © The Women´s Library, London Metropolitan University. VADs, (Visual Arts Data Service) has just published a new collection of images on it’s website featuring posters, photographs, postcards, badges, and other memorabilia relating to the British suffrage movement.  The digitised material represents a selection of the collections housed at the Women’s Library at London Metropolitan […]

Grafik Magazine

February 3, 2011


The editors of Grafik magazine, which recently ceased publication, have written to us to say that the last issue is available to be downloaded online at This was ready to go to print at the time the publication ceased, but was never published. They also plan to resurrect the magazine with a new publisher.  […]