Posts tagged: Photography

Harold Edgerton’s Amazing Images

 To accompany our new biography of Harold “Doc” Edgerton, we’ve gathered some samples of his amazing high-speed and strobe light photography.

Annie Leibovitz’s Pilgrimage

 Famed portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz has a new book and a traveling exhibit — this time without people in the photos.

Photos Behind the GOP Primary, 2011

Photos from Brendan Hoffman of the Prime photo collective, from behind the scenes of 2011’s early days of the GOP primary.

Herb Ritts Photos in ‘L.A. Style’ Exhibit

A new exhibit at the J. Paul Getty Museum provides photographs from Herb Ritts, known for his black and white nudes and celebrity portraits from the 1980s and ’90s.

Henri Cartier-Bresson Died Only Seven Years Ago

French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson died on this day, August 3rd, in 2004. He was 95 years old. One of the great post-war photographers, Cartier-Bresson had been a prisoner of the Nazis from 1940 to 1943.

Tiger Woods Fan Goes Over the Top

Can’t resist pointing out this photo by Matt Sullivan for Reuters, taken during practice for this week’s PGA Championships.  The tournament is in Wisconsin — hence the cheese head atop the tiger.  (That is, atop the tiger with giant biceps and claws holding a golf ball on a tee. Atop a baseball cap.)

The War, Back Home

Jennifer Karady photographs scenes from soldiers’ lives, restaged at home.(Credit: Jennifer Karady/SF Camerawork)