Haunting tsunami photo one year later →
A photograph taken in the aftermath of the Japan Tsunami is discussed in this article.
Behind a Civil Rights Era photograph →
The description of this article reads “One was trying to go to school; the other didn’t want her there. Together [they] starred in one of the most memorable photographs of the Civil Rights Era. But their story had only just begun.” Rather a long article, but a fascinating story behind one of the most iconic images of the battle to desegregate public schools. As an added...
I am Austin →
I found this photostream on Flickr today. There was no description in the “profile”, there seems to be no explanation anywhere, actually. If anyone knows the story behind these photos, please please pass it on. They’re simple, beautiful, and thought provoking. If you are only going to look at one thing online today, let it be this photostream. You won’t regret it.
A cracked up look at some viral images →
This list from Cracked.com debunks five images that have circulated the net for a while. This article just proves that sometimes the true stories behind eye popping photos aren’t nearly as fantastic as the virtual world paints them.
behind the Steve Jobs portrait →
This article appearing on the website PetaPixel discusses the day Albert Watson photographed Steve Jobs. The image appeared on the Apple website the day after Mr. Jobs passed away and has now become virtually iconic.
Photoshop Wedding Photos →
This was on the Yahoo main page this morning, so I’m sure many have seen it already, but it’s absolutely great so I’m sharing it again. The father of the groom in these wedding photos couldn’t make the festivities due to a sudden health issue, so the groom’s sister used a little photoshop magic, a deal of humor, and an abundance of creativity to ensure he...
National Geographic's Afghan Girl →
In 1984, Steve McCurry photographed an Afghan girl at a school in Peshwar, Pakistan. Her startling blue eyes graced the cover of National Geographic magazine and became one if the publication’s most famous images. In this article on the website Phaidon, McCurry discusses the circumstances around the original image and also returning to Pakistan in 2002 to find the girl with blue eyes, now...