Tag: Photography

  • Jim Shaugnessy’s 60-Year Odyssey Photographing the Evolution of the North American Railroad

    Allison Meier at Hyperallergic: “Always restless, even daring when he had to be, Shaughnessy worked hard to get in and around the railroad, in all conditions, in all settings,” writes Kevin P. Keefe, former editor-in-chief of Trains magazine, in a book essay. “If the life of a crossing watchman was important, then Shaughnessy shuddered through a subzero night […]

  • Colorful Aerial Image of City-center of Rome

    Near the city-center of Rome, lies the Vatican City (which is technically it’s own country and is one of the few countries who is unable to host foreign embassies on their soil). Much of Rome and Vatican City is so unbelievable beautiful. Don’t take my word for it. Listen to the real expert — Anthony […]

  • Maxar’s Incredible Low-angle Photograph of NYC

    The Maxar Worldview-3 satellite is a high-resolution commercial satellite armed with an impressive 31cm panchromatic resolution DSLR camera. Kottke shared this impressive low-angle shot the camera took of NYC: Here’s a tighter crop which includes the Hudson river, East New Jersey, lower Manhattan, and Brooklyn (Prospect Park is huge!): The Maxar Worldview-3 satellite is still […]

  • A Visual History of the iPhone’s Camera Bump

    Photo by @benjaninja8 via Imgur:

  • Just unbelievably beautiful.

  • Dallas City Hall Beach Party, 1984

    From D Magazine: Since I.M. Pei’s upside-down cake of a modernist building first opened in 1978, people have complained about Dallas City Hall. Much of the decades-long jeremiad has centered on the vast, mostly useless—or, at least, underutilized—expanse in front of the building. The 6-acre plaza was part of Pei’s design, even though it’s more […]

  • Bokeh: A Privacy-focused Photo-sharing Network

    Fellow blogger, writer, front-end engineer, and John Gruber fan (who doesn’t like Daring Fireball seriously?) — Tim Smith of BrightPixels is Kickstarting probably the coolest thing I’ve seen in a while. If you like services like Letterboxd or Micro.blog I think you’ll enjoy this Kickstarter. More on that in a bit. But first, let’s back […]

  • American Interiors

    American Interiors

    Given that Americans spend more time in their cars than on vacation. American vehicles are literally, a dashboard confessional for many, others an elysium. From M L Casteel’s website: American Interiors depicts the psychological repercussions of war and military service through images of the interiors of cars owned by veterans in the USA.  While some car […]

  • The Magnificent Eleven

    The Magnificent Eleven

    Robert Capa, is hands down, one of my all-time favorite photographers. He was an incredible photojournalist. Took immense risks to get the perfect shot and was seemingly, everywhere. A selection of his work is documented and available to view on The Met archives. While I could drone on and on about his accomplishments, his life’s work, and […]

  • From Endgadget: According to the Snap’s second quarter earnings report, the number of daily active users have dropped from 191 million in the first quarter of the year, to 188 million. That’s a drop of 2 percent, or 3 million users, since the last quarter, and marks the first time that user count has dropped in […]