Archive for November 2011

30 Nov, 2011 | Posted by: st




TITANIC'S FINAL PHOTOGRAPHS -- “Some of the finest photographs taken of the Titanic will be featured in a new edition of Father Frank Browne’s Titanic Album which is to be launched at Cobh Heritage Centre in County Cork on Wednesday. The Jesuit's photographs were used by director James Cameron to reconstruct the ship for his 1997 blockbuster film.
TAKEAWAY: Read what happened to the man and boy in the above picture.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-15856784
PHOTO: Father Frank Browne


23 Nov, 2011 | Posted by: st



NEARLY FORGOTTEN. Photographer captures history. Brad Newman: “Richardson’s first book, a self-published collection of images from U.S. Route 66, embodies the photographer’s propensity for the nearly forgotten. ‘I wanted to show the road as it might have looked decades ago, in its heyday,’” Richardson said”..
http://amarillo.com/lifestyle/arts/2011-11-18/photographer-captures-history


THE FIRST PHOTOGRAPH -- David Gewirtz: “If you look carefully, you can see the outbuildings, courtyard, trees, and surrounding landscape as Nicephore saw it through his window, all the way back in 1826. And the rest is history. SOURCE: Zdnet; http://www.zdnet.com/blog/diy-it/the-story-of-the-first-photograph/288