Category Archive: Photography

Disobeying the Photographic Laws: A Comparison in Portrait Photography

Portrait photography has many functions. The most basic: to show the face and its features. The advance: to look deep into a subjects psyche and understand who they are without hearing the full… Continue reading

Steven Siegel’s Photographs of 1980s New York

Last week we presented you with a selection of Stanley Kubrick’s photographs of New York in the 1940s, which have recently gained attention both in museum exhibits and across the internet. So we… Continue reading

The Portfolio Entry #2

This recurring piece seeks to explore, examine, explain the most compelling and interesting images of the last fifty years. Some you may have seen, others will be new to you. For the longest… Continue reading

A Farewell to Kodak and Kodachrome

Eastman Kodak Company announced today that they are phasing out their digital cameras, pocket video cameras, film, and digital picture frames effective in the first half of 2012. Long known as pioneers in… Continue reading

Stanley Kubrick’s Photographs of 1940s New York

Stanley Kubrick is best known as the visionary director of such classic films such as A Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Dr. Strangelove (to name only a few), but he began… Continue reading

365 Seconds, A Year Compressed

Time snippet/lapse videos are nothing new in the world of viral filmmaking, but Madeline Schitchel’s This is what Madeline did is a superb example of why the form can work so well. Stitching… Continue reading

“Project us into this thick Cloud of Unknowing”

Need an idea of what to do with those clunky books just taking up space now that you’ve got a Kindle? Well you could burn them. Or have “book fights.” Or you could… Continue reading

Cloud Waves in the Crimson Tide

The tsunami-wave-shaped clouds pictured above appeared in the sky over Birmingham, Alabama early last Friday morning. This phenomenon of cumulus crests surging forward in slow-motion is a rare occurrence, caused by the same… Continue reading

Abandoned Joy and Ghost Towns of Future Past

The below video, titled “No Joy” by Mike Petty, began making rounds on the blogosphere several months ago, but hits especially close to home for us. The short film shows stark moving images… Continue reading

The Portfolio Entry #1

This recurring piece seeks to explore, examine, explain the most compelling and interesting images of the last fifty years. Some you may have seen, others will be new to you. Damon Winter is… Continue reading