I’m not very happy with the Chicago Sun-Times. The home of national treasure Roger Ebert has done the unbelievable, the unthinkable. This week, they laid-off all 28 of their photographers. Let me rephrase that, they fired all of their full-time … Continue reading
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It has been just over a year since I decided to try my hand at this Photo of the Week stuff. I’m happy to say I haven’t missed a week. In honor of my first year, how else should I … Continue reading
Sometimes you read something and just want to share. Well, at least, I do. This morning it was reading about Yolanda Dominguez‘s photography project Poses. In short, she highlights the absurdity of fashion magazine photographs by having real, everyday women … Continue reading
This iconic image, of Kim Phuc , turns 40 years old on June 8th. [Image credit: Nick Ut]
Josef Miles gave his mother, Patty Akrouche, an early Mother’s Day present this past weekend. I think he gave us all something quite precious. For more about Josef you can read this report from NPR. [Image credit: Patty Akrouche]
Today would’ve been Eadweard Muybridge’s 182nd birthday. In honor of the master of zoopraxology, the film that proved once and for all that horses do have all four feet off the ground when in a gallop.
The case of Trayvon Martin is troubling for so many reasons, first of which is that a 17 year-old who went to the store for tea and Skittles at the half-time of the NBA All-Star Game was shot dead. We … Continue reading