1. fastcompany:

    "Finding Vivian Maier" Reveals The Riveting Images And Strange Life Of A Reclusive Street Photographer

    It wasn’t an easy film to make due to the simple fact that Maier was a loner. “The biggest challenge in making the film was finding people who knew her.”

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  3. reportagebygettyimages:

    'If go to ask somebody about the war, you don’t ask them about the war. You ask them about where they came from, who their parents are. The war becomes part of the texture of their life, and then people will tell you about the war.

    Since its launch in 2004, the Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography have celebrated and supported independent photojournalism, as evidenced by the many dynamic and compelling projects completed over the years.

    In this video, two-time Editorial Grant winner Eugene Richardstakes us on an intensely emotional and powerful journey as he shares his experience working on his grant project “War is Personal.”

    The Getty Images Grants are now accepting applications.

     
     
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  5. jtotheizzoe:

    scienceisbeauty:

    First photograph ever taken by phosphorescent light. The face is that of Mr. Tesla, and the source of light is one of his phosphorescent bulbs. The time of exposure, eight minutes. Date of photograph January, 1894.

    Source (Tesla Universe)

    Tesla was just a cool photo machine, eh?

    Here he is with his friend Mark Twain:

    And here he is with his friend electricity:

     
  6. nyphotoreview:

    Street style photographer Bill Cunningham has a show at the New York Historical Society called “Bill Cunningham: Facades” that will run through June 15. The show features 80 black and white photographs of models dressed in costumes and classic New York City architecture. To see more, visit Paper Magazine.

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  8. bobbycaputo:

    Two Spectacular Photographs of a Volcanic Eruption as Seen from Space by Endeavour

    In September and October of 1994, the space shuttle Endeavour was orbiting 115 nautical miles above Earth while the Kliuchevskoi Volcano was spewing ash and dust into the atmosphere at an alarming rate. Not in any position to do anything about it, the astronauts aboard the space shuttle did the only thing they could do… they took pictures.

    The two images you see here were taken from the space shuttle and show the global scale of the ash cloud released by Kliuchevskoi. 

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  9. powells:

    austinkleon:

    Vivian Maier self-portraits

    @mattthomas:

    Vivian Maier’s selfie game was untouchable

    100% agree: http://

    powells.us/1lECzsL

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  10. breakingnews:

    AP photographer killed, reporter wounded in Afghanistan

    AP: Veteran Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan.

    Follow more on this story at Breaking News

    Photo: Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus poses for a photograph in Rome. (AP File Photo)