My sixth-grade class at Mt. Rose Elementary School in York, Pennsylvania, 1971-1972. If we had not yet reached the "awkward" phase, we sure were close. The chap on the far right in the first row later had a career in Hollywood--you can read about him at imdb.com. View full size. [The "chap on the right" is you? - Dave]
I’ve had the Nikon 24-70 mm f/2.8 lens for about three years now, and it is by far my most used lens, and really my go-to when I am heading out to take photos. It is mid-range when it comes to focal length, but for shooting most landscapes and architecture, it is nearly always enough. Show More Summary
Humans and dogs have formed relationship from the beginning of time. You can see immense emotions and feelings in each of these beautiful vintage photos below. See more »
Columbus, Georgia. "Housing 1-18-51." If this lady's five calendars are any guide, the caption is a month off. 4x5 acetate negative. View full size.
In the 1920s and 1930s, sheep were routinely introduced into London parks to keep the grass under control and reduce mowing costs. Shepherds competed for the privilege of grazing their flocks on Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, Clapham Common and other pastures around the city. Show More Summary
In 1972 Iggy Pop & The Stooges flew into London to record a new LP Raw Power. With David Bowie as executive producer, Raw Power proved to be an instant classic. During this time The Stooges, perpetually wasted, performed a single concert in London’s Kings Cross. This whole crazed period of Iggy’s phenomenal career was captured on camera by one man – Mick Rock. See more »
My experience with Holga cameras goes like that of many other people. I had one in college and I loved it. I used it to shoot a lot of crummy photos and some good ones, but I had a great time shooting with the thing. With dark roomsShow More Summary
This video tip is courtesy of Anthony Morganti and shows us what you can do using the Graduated Filter tool in Lightroom. What if you’ve maxed out your basic adjustments and want to go farther? This little tip might do the trick forShow More Summary
Around here it was a week of 'twos' - Olympus debuted the second generation of its OM-D E-M10 camera, Canon introduced version two of its popular 35mm F1.4L lens, and we published our thoughts on shooting with Sony's RX10 II. We'll sum it all up for you just in case you missed any of the action this week. Read more
Wawona Tree was a famous giant sequoia that stood in Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park. It had a height of 227 feet (69 m) and was 90 ft (27 m) in circumference. A tunnel was cut through the tree in 1881. The Wawona Tree fell in 1969 under an estimated two ton load of snow on its crown. Show More Summary
Oakland, California, circa 1958. "Collision and fire." A 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air carbecue. 4x5 acetate negative from the News Archive. View full size.
I’ve changed lenses hundreds—maybe even thousands—of times in my life and doing it on the fly still feels pretty awkward. The new products from Peak Design were created to alleviate that problem, and they’re offering them exclusively...Show More Summary
Throughout the 1970s, a young photographer named Andy Sweet documented the personalities of Miami in vivid color. In 1977, Sweet returned to the area after completing his studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder and set out to document South Beach’s vivid old-world culture. Show More Summary
Photographing seemingly unattractive objects like fish can be difficult – or maybe just a challenge. Weekly Photography Challenge – Fish A hard photo subject can help you grow as a photographer, push you out of your comfort zone. So now’s a great time to practice. Show More Summary
Fujifilm has released firmware updates for seven of its X-series cameras, providing them with support for Microsoft's Windows 10. Read more
The makers of the Astropad iPad app have launched a version for the iPhone, aptly called Astropad Mini. Like the iPad version, the new app allows you to use your Apple device as a graphics tablet when working with imaging applications such as Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom using Astropad's LIQUID technology for communication with the Mac. Read more