Ten years ago, following in Amazon’s Kindle footsteps, Apple released the original iPad. Between dedicated e-readers and tablets—aghast, also smartphones—how people read has dramatically changed since Sarah Ross shot self-titled “Verbose, Sentimental Foolery” on Oct. […]
Our Sunday spot shouldn’t be, because of endings: The photographer is no longer active on Flickr, and I am unable to confirm that his subject matter still exists. But I can’t resist the portrait for looking to be exactly what it is—in purest, iconic, grainy, black-and-white composition: An indy rock group.
Steve Hardy shot self-titled “The NYC Band, The Upwelling” on Jan. 24, 2009, using Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi. Vitals: f/2.8, ISO 1600,1/15 sec, 33mm. He describes himself as a “Grammy Award and multi-platinum, award-winning mix engineer”. He mixed the group’s album “An American Stranger”, which released in August of the same year that he snapped the photo.
There is something past tense—1960s or 70s—about self-titled “Sisters”, which Kevin Chodzinski captured on May 23, 2009, using Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi and EF-S55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS lens. Vitals: f/5.6, ISO 800, 1/250 sec, 55mm. The setting […]
For being interesting and giving great composition, Alexis Mire takes the Day with self-titled “Clumsy”, captured using Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi on March 1, 2009. Vitals: f/3.5, ISO 800, 1/6 sec, 28mm. The photo is […]
Great title, bleak mood, and compelling accompanying blog post give the Day to Carlos Acosta. He shot self-titled “Anécdotas de la Sequía”—”Anecdotes of Drought”—on June 15, 2014, using Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi and EF-S18-55mm […]
Searching for photos to feature, I come across many stinkers. The worst offenders are those with greatest potential: Composition is excellent, but the image is blurry—perhaps being out of focus or because of camera shake. […]