July 12, 2007

Time & space in photography

  • In honor of George Eastman‘s 153rd birthday (today), Slate features an interesting Magnum photo essay on the history of consumer picture-taking.
  • If Eastman were still with us, he’d make a great model for Mark Story’s Living in Three Centuries: The Face of Age. [Via]
  • Spanning 35 years to the day, Nick Ut brought the world a girl burned by napalm & a girl burned by herself.
  • Peter Kaplan shoots from great heights, including some eye-watering shots from atop World Trade Center. [Via]
  • Elsewhere in the air, in Me and My Human Vincent Laforet has captured a striking image from above the ice rink in Central Park.
  • Wired hosts selections from Edward Burtynsky‘s documentary about China’s superhuman rise & the human consequences thereof.  [Via David Harradine]
Posted by John Nack at 12:34 PM on July 12, 2007

Comments

  • Chris — 2:22 PM on July 12, 2007

    These links are really great! I love the photo essays, and the Chinese factory pictures really surprised me… I don’t think I knew about the extreme conditions people live in there – their lifestyle seems so pre-formatted and robotic. It’s made me feel lucky to live in a free country (I guess I shouldn’t complain about traffic!)
    [You and me both. –J.]

  • Dmitri Markine — 11:05 PM on July 12, 2007

    Thanks for the links!!
    [My pleasure; glad to hear you enjoyed ’em. –J.]

  • shaun krisher — 8:23 AM on July 13, 2007

    God Bless Lightroom, and God Bless you.
    your blog basically rules.
    [Heh–thanks! –J.]

  • Gabriel — 12:45 AM on April 26, 2010

    Hello!
    I have a question. I have to write about space in photography , and it’s hard to me to find some detailed themes about it. I’m a student of graphic design and I need it for my master work. Thank you.

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