Numbers speak: 1 in 5 images posted on the photo sharing platform had whitespace around it because the image was captured with another app that didn’t have these restrictions. That’s 14 million whitespaces a day
Building on the success of the full-frame 36-Mpix Sony A7R, the recently announced update to that model looks to be one of the most promising cameras of the year. Along with a slight increase in pixel count over the original, the sensor in the 42-Mpix A7R II offers BSI architecture and on-chip PDAF with 399 points. Read on to find out how well this new sensor performs
When newspapers and tabloids around the world followed suit, publishing still images taken from Mr. Flanagan’s footage on their front pages, readers and journalists were outraged. They noted that the papers had done just what the gunman wanted.
Photography has been used in many ways throughout its history: as documentation, propaganda, keepsake, etc. But never has it been so frequently used as a weapon as in the Information Age. As visual communication becomes the de facto language of social media, we can only surmise that we will see more and more examples of using photography for nefarious purposes.
Curator Richard McCabe at the Ogden Museum has been thinking a lot about New Orleans in the last decade. He created a terrific exhibition to celebrate what has come after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, focusing on the lively and diverse New Orleans photography community, running from May 23, 2015 – September 20, 2015. The Rising is a testament to a city and a community that moves forward with innovation and dedication, and the spirit of rebirth.
Dave Jordano grew up just north of Detroit. When he left, after graduating from the College for Creative Studies in 1974, the city was still vibrant; the downtown office buildings were full of employees, the streets were bustling, and shops were open.
It had been raining for a few days in New Orleans earlier this month, but Frank Relle was not complaining. “I like it when it rains in the summer,” he said. “It cools you and you don’t have that heat building up into the night.”