October 19, 2009

Monday Photos: Dark n’ Lovely

  • Take a look at the marvelous intricacy of Hiroshi Sugimoto’s Lightning Fields. The photographer “uses a 400,000-volt Van De Graaff generator to apply an electrical charge directly onto his film.” [Via]
  • I love the understatement of Carlos de Spinola‘s “Drive In” series. Somehow I’m taken back to driving across northern Indiana (where Gary could double as the backdrops for Blade Runner) at night. [Via]
  • The NYT tells the story behind (and features a gallery of) Walker Evans postcards.
  • To quote our little son Finn seeing whirling blades, “Makeitturn makeitturn makeitturnturn!”: Helicopter taking off–in 1949 [Via]
  • Last Suppers is “A series of photographs documenting former Death Row prisoners’ requests for their last meal before execution.” Happy Monday! [Via]
Posted by John Nack at 11:17 AM on October 19, 2009

Comments

  • keith — 11:03 PM on October 19, 2009

    John thanks for sharing…such cool photos.

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