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Photographers aren't supposed to look this ridiculous

Forget any mental images you may have of the swashbuckling fashion photographer.Sean Cunningham experiments with a new lighting technique backstage at a 2005 fashion show in Milan. Photo ©Dave Yoder.The fairly new New York Times photography blog, Lens, has an excellent post by Kristen Joy Watts titled Behind the Scenes: On and Off the Catwalk, a compilation of images by Dave Yoder from fashion shows over the past several years.

I highly recommend subscribing to the Lens blog’s RSS feed. Here’s what they say:“Lens is the photojournalism blog of The New York Times, presenting the finest and most interesting visual and multimedia reporting — photographs, videos and slide shows. A showcase for Times photographers, it also seeks to highlight the best work of other newspapers, magazines and news and picture agencies; in print, in books, in galleries, in museums and on the Web.”

We’ll post some of our other photography favorites in coming weeks.

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