Archive for January 2012
31 Jan, 2012 | Posted by: st
Newly-discovered colour photos from inside Hitler’s private home.
Several never-before-seen photographs have emerged from Adolf Hitler’s personal photographer, giving a first time look at Hitler’s Berlin apartment and Bavarian estate. http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2012
PHOTO: Hugo Jaeger
24 Jan, 2012 | Posted by: st
GORGEOUS KODAK ADS
-- That Made Photography Popular...see all 22 advertisements. http://www.businessinsider.com/these-were-the-gorgeous-kodak-ads-that-made-photography-popular-2012-1
-- Nostalgic photographers share their Kodak moments in light of bankruptcy filing Kaleigh Rogers: “The company made us all amateur photographers,
by producing cameras and film that were affordable to the average family. No longer did families have to turn to a professional photographer for a posed shot. Photographers are feeling nostalgic about the company’s impact on the history of photography – and looking back on their own personal Kodak moments”: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/nostalgic-photographers-share-their-kodak-moments-in-light-of-bankruptcy-filing/article230881
03 Jan, 2012 | Posted by: st
LINCOLN SAID, YES
-- Carleton Watkins's photographs influenced the decision to protect Yosemite
in perpetuity. His champions equate him with Cézanne, but his environmental legacy is arguably even greater.
SOURCE: The GUARDIAN; http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2011/dec/30/carleton-watkins-photographs-saved-yosemite?newsfeed=true
PHOTO: Carleton Watkins's
Curt Brown: “Locked in St. Paul vault: $4.5 million photo album
Housed in a St. Paul bank vault, 19th-century Mississippi River photographs could find a new home
soon. A photography expert from Sotheby's, the international auction house, flew in from New York recently and spent a day with the old photo album before appraising it at $4.5 million”.
PHOTO: Bruce Bisping