Posts tagged photography

Someone told me that you can scuba dive here and see generations of subway cars under the water. (via Surreal Photos of Subway Cars Being Thrown Into the Ocean [Slideshow] | Co.Design) 

Someone told me that you can scuba dive here and see generations of subway cars under the water. (via Surreal Photos of Subway Cars Being Thrown Into the Ocean [Slideshow] | Co.Design

What an amazing era of hope and wonder captured in this collection of images from the Gemini Program (via Amazing Archive of High-Res Photos From NASA’s Gemini Missions | Wired Science | Wired.com)

Armenian photographer David Galstyan’s images of moving subjects with slow motion capture are amazing.

I played around with this technique a few years back but the grace of Galstyan’s images makes me want to dip my toes in those waters again.

Wreckless WillieWreckless Willie by zach.wise, on Flickr

Wreckless WillieWreckless Willie by zach.wise, on Flickr

I LOVE the cover of this week’s New York Times Magazine and I’m envious of Todd Heisler who got to spend a day with Colbert. (via How Many Stephen Colberts Are There? - NYTimes.com)

I LOVE the cover of this week’s New York Times Magazine and I’m envious of Todd Heisler who got to spend a day with Colbert. (via How Many Stephen Colberts Are There? - NYTimes.com)

(via Winners of the National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - Alan Taylor - In Focus - The Atlantic)

2011: The Year in Pictures

drewvigal:

Kudos to @huang_apiaries for designing and producing our 2011: The Year in Pictures player.

It was, of course, another team effort from across the newsroom and especially from photo. And we finally took our YIP out of Flash… and it still has arrow controls to boot. Try it!

Of course, the photography is amazing, once again, with the tight edit. I’m glad that we recognized the conflict photographers during the Arab Spring.

Here are previous Years in Pictures from NYTimes:

Sebastião Salgado’s epic Genesis project is almost finished. I’ve got to catch this show, especially since the book doesn’t come out until 2013. Canon has a nice interview with Salgado about the project.

Sebastião Salgado’s epic Genesis project is almost finished. I’ve got to catch this show, especially since the book doesn’t come out until 2013. Canon has a nice interview with Salgado about the project.

Kodak's long fade to black - latimes.com

Like the passing of distinguished individuals, the passing of great corporations should prompt us to ponder the transience of earthly glory.

So let’s pay our respects to Eastman Kodak, which at this writing appears to be a shutter-click from extinction.

Some beautiful photography of New York by Evan Joseph (via New York Like You’ve Never Seen Before - My Modern Metropolis)

Some beautiful photography of New York by Evan Joseph (via New York Like You’ve Never Seen Before - My Modern Metropolis)

digstorytelling:

National Geographic photographer Sam Abell, a hero of my youth, discusses the difference between taking and making a photo.

A street photographer’s tender, noble New York

Vivian Maier’s life and work are still being uncovered.

Born in the city in 1926, her story doesn’t sound remarkable: She lived in Europe until 1951, returning to New York City for four years, where she worked in a sweatshop before moving to Chicago.
(via Ephemeral New York)

A street photographer’s tender, noble New York

Vivian Maier’s life and work are still being uncovered.

Born in the city in 1926, her story doesn’t sound remarkable: She lived in Europe until 1951, returning to New York City for four years, where she worked in a sweatshop before moving to Chicago.
(via Ephemeral New York)

Steve Jobs: Visionary, Inventor, and Very Challenging Photo Subject

dannydb:

This great article from Photo District News on Jobs’ difficulty as a photo subject also includes a gem towards the end — the story behind the portrait selected for Apple’s homepage tribute:

Albert Watson, who photographed Jobs just once for a portfolio of people in power that Fortune commissioned him to shoot in 2008, had a different experience from other photographers. “The one thing I insisted on was that we have a three hour window of set up time,” Watson says. “We were prepared…we set up to make [every shoot] as greased lightning fast as possible for the [subject].’ Watson says he had also read “a massive amount of stuff” about Jobs to help him conceptualize the shoot, and so he would be able to converse with Jobs intelligently.

When Jobs walked in, Watson says that his power, charisma and genius were palpable. “It was like when Clint Eastwood walks in to the room.”

Jobs didn’t look immediately at Watson, but looked instead at the set-up and then focused on Watson’s 4×5 camera “like it was something dinosauric,” Watson recalls, “and he said, ‘Wow, you’re shooting film.”

life:

Space Rainbow — This NASA image taken on Monday from the International Space Station shows dazzling red and green aurora colors above the Earth.
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Space Rainbow — This NASA image taken on Monday from the International Space Station shows dazzling red and green aurora colors above the Earth.

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Great infographic showing the size and scale of Facebook’s photo library

this year people will upload over 70 billion photos to Facebook, suggesting around 20% of all photos this year will end up there

beeschool:

via 1000Memories

Great infographic showing the size and scale of Facebook’s photo library

this year people will upload over 70 billion photos to Facebook, suggesting around 20% of all photos this year will end up there

beeschool:

via 1000Memories