Hollywood is hip these days. It’s always been popular as an idea, of course. As “Hollywood.” But I’m talking about the actual part of Los Angeles; one section of the many that stitch together the Megalopolis. In that respect, Hollywood is just the North
Legendary photo editor John G. Morris died today in Paris. He was 100. Morris was a titan in the world of photojournalism, serving as photo editor for LIFE, The New York Times, National Geographic, and Magnum. Photographers he worked closely with include Robert Capa and W. Eugene Smith.
Showcase: A Story, Waiting to Happen – Lens Blog – NYTimes.com:
Katie Orlinsky stood by herself in an enormous train yard on the outskirts of Mexico City, looking for the perfect photograph. A picture editor had told her she needed a dramatic image to embody her story about illegal Central American immigrants on their way by rail to the United States border: she had to stand on top of a moving train with one of the people she’d been following.