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Monday, April 24
The News Photographers Association of Canada honored Chicago by giving an award to a photo of Conrad Black during his trial. What's so notable about it? He's flipping someone the bird. What's also notable about it? It would have been so much better had the photographer bumped up the ISO rather than using a flash.