This coming Tuesday, May 14th, Google+ and the social media platform’s brightest and most popular image makers, Trey Ratcliff and Thomas Hawk, are hosting what’s being called “the largest photowalk in history,” a gathering that’s set to launch from the Yerba Buena Gardens in downtown San Francisco, California.
If you are at all familiar with the talented and successful editorial, commercial and street photographer Zack Arias, you know he isn’t one to mince words nor shy away from making incendiary claims, and after spending some quality time with Fuji’s new X100S in the streets of Istanbul, Arias’ resulting confidence has paved the way for yet another bold, bold statement; “The DSLR is dead.”
Yesterday, Columbia University announced the winners of this year’s distinguished Pulitzer Prize, honoring excellence in journalism while continuing to acknowledge the undeniable work of photojournalists who put their lives on the line to document the World events.
Ever since it made landfall of the rugged Martian surface in August of last year, NASA’s Curiosity Rover has been beaming back sporadic, but incredibly gorgeous and insightful views of our distant neighbor’s landscape. The week, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration released another gem – a panoramic shot of “Mount Sharp” – a Mountain range named after the late Robert Sharp which measures nearly 3-miles above the center of the “Gale Crater,” taller than any other mountain range found in the 48 contiguous United Sates.
As we head into the New Year, we are all being given a brand new chance to start anew through setting resolutions that will allow us creatives to enhance the perfection of our individual, visual craft. While we all look to better our artistic visions in any way possible, it is important to remember to keep searching for inspiration through everyday life – something the video above not only aids in, but additionally may teach you added techniques to enhance your creativity for 2013.
The good folks at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have just released a new composite shot of Saturn taken by the Cassini spacecraft on its 176th orbit around the planet – an image stitch that showcases the celestial body’s iconic rings backlit by the Sun – a first for the space agency and the Cassini Mission.
As with every end to an eventful year, the interwebs makes it a point to look back and highlight the powerful imagery associated with the year’s most memorable events – captivating photos that leave a lasting impression on us and reveal more of the stories behind each still.