Archive for the ‘Images’ category
Previously unseen photographs and documents, recovered from state intelligence buildings controlled by Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi, will go on show in London this week. “Through carefully collated photographs, documents, artefacts and video, this exhibition will shed light on the recent history of Libya,” say organisers.
“The exhibition will highlight photography’s role in recording and documenting an [...]
Here are several original uncropped versions of those iconic images; from The Tank Man to Che Guevara. The interesting thing is the so many possibilities becoming the reasons for the photographer and the photo editor to choose what to keep and what to dismiss.
The rare event, happening on May 20, was a “once-in-a-generation” occurrence as the moon passes in front of the sun—creating a golden ring known as the “Ring of Fire”.
The alternative photo showed several differences from the popular one taking the hit. It is expected that the piece should fetch at least £9,000 when auctioned.
Supermodel Kate Moss has donated a semi-naked photograph of herself to raise cash for charity at an auction last week.
The 2006 portrait, by Norwegian fashion photographer Sølve Sundsbø, will be sold as part of Bonham’s Photographs auction in London.
A spokesperson for the auction house said: “Donated by the British supermodel herself, this photograph will be [...]
Here are six shots of the supermoon taken from some places around the world last night:
Source: USA Today, PhotoBlog
For the last several days, Space Shuttle “Discovery” has been preparing for one final flight. Today (April 17), weather permitting, Discovery will make the trip from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia (Va), from atop a repurposed Boeing 747 jet airliner — [...]
According to a Wall Street Journal’s Digit’s report, over one billion photos have been uploaded with Instagram, shared on Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media.
The worldwide social media, Facebook, has just announced some enhancements to its photo sharing service—particularly the photo viewer feature. The enhancements users can start to use included high-resolution photos and fullscreen viewing.
This week, Fatima Al-Qaws, the woman in black veil in Aranda’s photo, comes giving her testimony on what she was doing as well as on the winning image itself. The winning image was taken on October 15, 2011; Fatima was embracing her wounded son, Zayed Al-Qaws (18) in a field hospital.