Through The Lens

Photography 17th February 2017 Four weeks of Mr. President

Time magazine has made a name for itself with wonderfully creative covers that make a statement. I have always enjoyed their art both in photography as well as illustration and this latest cover by illustrator Tim O’Brien is one of the greats. Time picked up a lot of coverage the last time they featured The …

Video 6th February 2016 The Day Felix Fell From Space Update.

Remember Felix Baumgartner, the Austrian skydiver, daredevil and BASE jumper who bested Jo Kittinger’s 1960 world record parachute jump of 19.5 miles by falling from a height of 24 miles, reaching a maximum velocity of Mach 1.25 [or 843.6 mph to you and me ]? Well Red Bull have just released new footage of the …

Photography 8th January 2016 Go forth, and reuse! New York Public Library Places Over 180,000 Images Online – Free For All

All the images that are contained in the NYPL’s image Public Domain Collection database are now out of copyright images and as such are free to use or share as you like. The largest image size you can download is 750px on the long end so not really big enough to print but you can order …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Photography 18th November 2014 When Pop Culture Meets Classical Art – Super Flemish

Imagine if Wonder Woman or the Joker where about in 16th century Europe, ever wonder how their image would look like? Well Sacha Goldberg did and so produced a body of work featuring all of the superheroes you would have grown up with entitled ‘Super Flemish’ ‘Sacha’s discovery of these characters, which goes back to …

Photography Video 9th November 2014 Time Zero: the last year of Polaroid film

We all know the Polaroid Instant Camera, a point and shoot capable of delivering a printed photo in about 60 seconds. That was pretty instant in 1948 when the first Polaroid camera went on sale to an eager public – the craze of snap & share was born, long before Facebook & Instagram flooded our …

Photography 5th November 2014 MALKOVICH, MALKOVICH, MALKOVICH

Kim FarrellyKim is a professional photographer & Official Fujifilm X-Photographer living in Celbridge Co Kildare, Ireland. When not shooting Portraits and Weddings or Corporate & Editorials he can be found searching out the best coffee shops or running round after his two kids. Get 5% off Fuji Gear    |    Download Capture One Fujifilm …

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