Quiet times as of late, but summer is ending soon, (well, not here in the South, but in other places) so maybe photo talk is around the corner.

- Rob has been doing this for several weeks now, but his Daily Edit feature on APhotoEditor is a cool little notice on great magazine photography.

- PDN Online says the lawsuit over Vampire Weekend’s album cover has been dismissed.

- NYT talks about Twitter’s controversial partnership with Twitpic.

- Speaking of the NYT, they have interesting story about a Chinese filmmaker who has gone from government scourge to government friend.

- The UK recently banned retouched ads of Julia Roberts and Christy Turlington Burns.

- And as the dust in the UK settles after last week’s riots, a surge of photography and video has been discussed. Photos here and here and video here and here.

Aquadettes from California is a place. on Vimeo.

- California is a Place’s new video on the Aquadettes, is making a splash.

- Photo pilferer Shepherd Fairey took a few hits outside a nightclub in Denmark, where I guess not everyone likes his art.