The best camera
“The best camera is the one you have with you.” If you don’t think that’s true, check out this amazing series of gorgeous photos taken on iPhones. There really is… [more]
The elegant design of human towers
In Catalonia, Spain (where my wife’s family is from, coincidentally), they have a tradition of creating massive towers of human beings. They stand on each other’s shoulders and rise into… [more]
World Cup-themed hot dogs
And while we’re dealing with sickening-looking but interesting food…… want to see more of these?… [more]
Tom Davie bottles food
I haven’t posted in SO long! I guess blogging (at least for me) seems to come in waves. Maybe this is the start of a swell. In any case, here’s … [more]
Portraits of huge storms
Sometimes, nature is the best designer. But it helps to have a committed and talented photographer to document her creations. Here’s a little 6-minute TED talk with some stunning images… [more]
A trillion frames a second
You’ve seen photos of a bullet passing through an apple, right? Light itself is a million times faster. But now Ramesh Raskar and MIT Media Lab have invented a… [more]
Colorizing: vision or violation?
What happens to the meaning of an iconic black & white photo when it’s meticulously reinterpreted as a color image? Do we gain insight? Or do we lose the impact… [more]
100 year old Russians
Color photography from the 1910s? Yep. My sister in law, Mariana, who lives in Stockholm, sent me this link to a fantastic collection of color photos of Russia, created a… [more]
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- We’re doing it again in Manhattan Beach December 6,2022
- Special event at the Skirball Cultural Center! October 26,2022
- Wine auction raises $400,000 for schools June 23,2022
- The Gold is back! May 20,2022
- Honoring a loved one May 19,2022