From:   Richard S. <chardsinger@yahoo.com>
Sent time:   Friday, November 11, 2011 6:03:56 PM
To:   september17 <september17@googlegroups.com>
Subject:   [september17discuss] Re: Stunning photos: 99 Faces of #OccupyWallStreet
 

I was thinking that it's nice to see so many people with gray hair and/

or gray beards since this counteracts the stereotypes about how this

is a college kid/youth/"new generation" kind of movement. But maybe

that is partly a result of the washing-out effect as well.

 

On Nov 11, 5:07 pm, Josh <jbis...@gmail.com> wrote:

> It looks like the photographer, however innocently, may not have been

> helping this issue with the way that they processed the photos colors

> and tones. Yes, the rich contrasts around the edges of the images make

> for vivid viewing, but it seems that for whatever reason, many photos'

> skin tones seem to be washed out to produce lighter-than-natural

> captures (possibly the photog's use of an LED flash exacerbated this?

> just a guess). Then again, the image contrast issue seems to apply

> more to the thumbnailed images than the blowups that come when you

> click on them...maybe the photographer could adjust his thumbnail

> renderings so they more accurately retain the color balances of the

> full pics? (And while they're at it, re-arrange the distribution of

> these on the page somewhat?)

>

> On Nov 11, 5:08 pm, Jon Good <therealjong...@gmail.com> wrote:

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> > But this is one of the big challenges of a big movement: as more people

> > come join, they bring the same prejudices and worldviews that we continue

> > to work hard to change.  It sucks, but it just means we'll always have work

> > to do, and we'll always be getting better at it.

>

> > Solidarity,

>

> > Jon

>

> > On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 3:42 PM, Jon Good <therealjong...@gmail.com> wrote:

> > > lol

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> > > On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 3:41 PM, shaista husain <shaistahus...@gmail.com>wrote:

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> > >> Hey guys, relax, there is one whole photo of one woman of color who looks

> > >> like me, although i didn't die my hair blond yet!! calm down! calm down!

>

> > >> On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 3:34 PM, Jon Good <therealjong...@gmail.com>wrote:

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> > >>> +1 doug.  big gender imbalance, too

>

> > >>> On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 3:32 PM, Doug Singsen <dougsing...@gmail.com>wrote:

>

> > >>>> While the site looks great, it's a lousy representation of OWS because

> > >>>> *they're almost all white!* It seems like no matter how many times

> > >>>> this gets brought up, people just forget about it and it's like those

> > >>>> conversations never happened.

>

> > >>>> On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 2:53 PM, Justin Wedes <jwe...@gmail.com> wrote:

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> > >>>>> *OccupyWallStNYC*

> > >>>>> Stunning. RT @augustbradley: Just launchedhttp://t.co/KV5AvlZu-

> > >>>>> available for use with OWS related media. @occupywallst @nycsep17 #ows

> > >>>>> 11/11/11 2:50 PM<https://twitter.com/occupywallstnyc/status/135081873603964928>

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