Biographer Mary Street Alinder digs deep into photographic history in her book “Group f.64”, which chronicles the rise and fall of the famed movement founded by Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, Brett Weston and Willard Van Dyke.
An In-Depth History of Group f.64 —NYTimes | LENS
About 6 months ago, I put an ad on Craigslist trying to sell a 2×12 guitar cabinet. The next day I got a response from a nice guy named PJ who was interested and the transaction was soon under way.
While at my house to pick up the equipment, PJ noticed my Canon 7D and various other camera gear sitting on my desk. He then proceeded to tell me that he too was a photographer and that he used to take a lot of photos of bands on the East Coast in the mid 70s early 80s.
Calling Time on Hitler’s Hoax Photograph —History Today
Earlier this year, a woman shot a video of a girl at a swimming pool who spent a considerable amount of time trying to snap the perfect selfie (presumably to share). That (somewhat mean-hearted) video quickly went viral after it was shared online.
Someone then decided to combine that video with the narration from a documentary on self recognition and personhood — a clip showing a chimp recognizing herself in a mirror. The resulting video is a humorous commentary on what our selfie culture has become.
Photographer Shelley Calton grew up in Houston, Texas and was raised by a father who owned guns for both hunting and self-defense. She and her two sisters all learned to shoot firearms from a young age.
Prince William visited the White House yesterday and held his first talks with President Obama. Photographers and reporters were given a special warning by the White House before entering the Oval Office and participating in the media frenzy: don’t take any selfies with the president and the prince.
Since February 2014, Kalina has been photographing all of his Prime purchases and documenting them through a Tumblr blog titled Primed. Now, tens of entries in, Kalina is turning the project into a photo book — one that’s available through Amazon Prime.