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Category Archives: The photos of others

Boy, those Zeisses flare

In the wake of the sad passing of Neil Armstrong, whose name and feats will be remembered as long as any human being’s, there have been a real glut of interesting space-photo-related links doing the rounds. Of particular interest was this page of all 122 pictures taken during the Apollo 11 moon walk (Hasselblad 500 […]

Vivian Maier at Photofusion

The Vivian Maier ‘discovery’ story has been covered by The New York Times, TIME Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, the BBC and The Guardian, to name but a few. That’s an illustrious list of media giants, and would be impressive for any artist, let alone a photographer, and especially a ‘street’ photographer. Something about her […]

Contact Sheets are Good and Good For You, William Klein

A great YouTube video was highlighted on PetaPixel this morning. It is one of the most stimulating online photographic discoveries I’ve stumbled upon in months.  William Klein introduces a contact sheet, and we scroll over a handful of frames: the sequence, the progression. He describes more than the difference between compositions; he tells the story […]

Moonslam – did I overstep?

Did I overstep? Did I go too far? Did I cause discomfort or embarrassment? Should I have minded my own business? I just posted a comment on a photo entitled ‘I Walk Alone’ on 500px, the entirety of which is below: I will preface this comment by saying I really like 95% of this photo […]