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Photography 13th November 2015 Mary Ellen Mark

Mary Ellen Mark (March 20, 1940 – May 25, 2015) is considered by many to be one of the greatest documentary photographer of all time, mostly for her work on, as she puts it, ‘the un-famous’. Although Mark has photographed many A listed stars in her time she was most proud of her work documenting …

Video 4th November 2015 NASA Wants You!

I know this blog is, roughly, photography related buy as I post a lot about space for some reason I thought I’d just throw this out there. NASA is looking for people to join up to it’s program & be the next generation of Space Explorers. So if you ever dreamt [ or maybe, secretly, …

Photography 9th October 2015 NASA’s Apollo Missions in 13,000+ Photos

NASA has released over 13,000 images taken during its Apollo Program. The Program ran from 1961 to 1972, and was supported by the two-man Gemini program which ran concurrently with it from 1962 to 1966. Gemini missions developed some of the space travel techniques that were necessary for the success of the Apollo missions. Apollo …

Print 9th April 2015 Movie Mistakes Mastered

Ever wonder what would happen if just one letter was to be left out of a movie title and that movie was to go ahead and get made or perhaps just get pitched? North Carolina illustrator & writer Austin Light did. He also went a bit further and produced a series of illustrations with their …

Photography 3rd April 2015 2015 Sony WPO Awards – Mobile

The winners of this years Sony World Photography Awards have been announced & yet again the mobile category really stands out, showing just how good that camera in your pocket has become (in the right hands or maybe just the right light ). Of the 10,200 images entered there was room for only 20 photos …

Video 27th March 2015 Lost Or Found

A time lapse video where  Andy Davidhazy recorded one photo/selphy every one mile of his journey along the 2600 milePacific Coast Trial from Mexico to Canada.   Every Spring, ambitious hikers set out to hike the 2600 mile long Pacific Crest Trail for a variety of reasons, be it to lose themselves in the wilderness experience and …

Photography 29th December 2014 Thomas Hoepker & His Wanderlust

German born photojournalist Thomas Hoepker discusses is lifetime of photos & his new book Wanderlust. You will, no doubt, recognise some of his work, his iconic photo of Muhammad Ali with fist sharp in the foreground perhaps being his most defining. He speaks of his past and the opportunity and luck he has had in capturing …

Photography 13th December 2014 Holiday Greetings

Wishing everybody a very merry Christmas & a happy new year

Photography 10th December 2014 The Six Million Dollar Photo

Australian photographer Peter Lik Print Sells for $6.5 Million to a private collector. His black & white picture titled ‘Phantom’ depicts a ghost like body of light streaming into what looks like a cave with a floor of sand in Arizona’s Antelope Canyon. This tops the list of most expensive photographs ever sold. It should …

Photography Video 26th November 2014 Terminal Bar

Sheldon Nadelman worked as a barman from from 1972 to 1981 at the Terminal Bar on Eighth and West 41st, opposite the Port Authority Bus Terminal near Times Square. In this time he would ask his many customers to sit for a portrait producing a body of work amassing to 2,600 photographs. All these photos have been catalogued by his …