Zoom in on Chuck's Close's artistic process
A princess rides the F train Usually, New York City's labyrinthine subway system is just transportation. But sometimes magic happens, and I was lucky enough to have my camera when these odd scenes occurred. In doing so, I was inspired by Walker Evans, who worked for the Farm Security Administratio ... More >>
Take a limo to Mary Ellen Mark’s exhibit
Ah. It's a foodie and traveler's dream. A student from China has designed a machine to capture the aroma of a meal on a postcard. How it works: The device is the combination of a camera, smell extractor, and printer. The camera takes the picture of the food, a smell extractor collects the aroma of ... More >>
Forget Mother's Day; or Memorial Day; or Zuckerberg Weekend (what May 18th-20th should be called from now on); or any other important May event. Tonight is the annual solar eclipse and this one, as many astronomists are predicting, could be a rare spectacle to see. At one point this evening, 80 per ... More >>
The evolution of Ari Marcopoulos
It is ironic, considering today's age of technological advancements, that sharing faded photos with saturated colors--known as vignetting in technical photography term--has become something of a trend--browse through your Facebook or Twitter feed and you're bound to come across a photo that's been a ... More >>
Film Forum explores the Digital Cinema Package
via Carissa GoodNCrazyThe Flip video camera entered the world in the most tech start-up fashion: in a small office above a department store in San Francisco. It outsold the big boys -- Nikon, Sony and Kodak -- and was eventually purchased by Cisco in 2009 for $590 million. Flip was the poster ... More >>
Did you hear about the USC college students caught having sex on the rooftop of Waite Phillips Hall, a venerable university building? Someone stayed around to take photos (a lot of photos) amid all the shock and horror and how dare they?! On the roof of a building, in front of God and everyon ... More >>
via LIFELIFE has released a collection of images from the personal collection of Eva Braun, Adolf Hitler's long-time girlfriend (and at the very end of their lives, wife). The photos were confiscated by the U.S. Army in 1945 and preserved by curator Reinhard Schulz. They paint Eva Braun as a ... More >>
Larry Clark goes back to Tulsa
Rutanya Alda played loyal housekeeper Carol Ann in the 1981 flick about Joan Crawford's abuse of little Christina, who fought back with a tell-all. She's interviewed in my current column, but here are some more tidbits she revealed to me (which will be in her upcoming book, The Mommie Deares ... More >>
Jones Beach With the Rihanna/Ke$ha bill already announced for Nikon at Jones Beach Theater this summer, a pop-superheroine double-threat that Nicki Minaj sadly abandoned, there was a momentary glimmer of possibility that the Lon Guyland outdoor amphitheater's other bookings would give metropolitan ... More >>
Made in his early, druggy years, Mapplethorpe's Polaroids reveal an artist in curious transition
An FOA gets his own documentary portrait
Welcome, humble snapshot! How Stephen Shore helped break photography's color barrier.
The Wii vs the PS3: Courting the next-gen consoles
The new Walkman sprints ahead of the competition
Palm pilots head for Jurassic Parkand that means bargains for you.
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My sucky webcam croaked. Now I want a better onebut for under $100.
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Lucas Samaras's Whitney show is a portrait of the artist as an imp of the perverse
Sharpton's Confab Charges Music-Money Apartheid
New Yorkers Talk Back to Dotcom Ad
Easy, Senators! Theres enough money for everybody.
The Big Allure of Tiny Photography