You still have a couple of opportunities to visit the Exposed DC Photography Show at Capital Fringe, the next being tomorrow, Saturday, March 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. Your final chance is our closing reception on Saturday, April 11, 4 to 8 p.m. If you’d like to buy any of the photos in the show, they’re all available in our online marketplace. You can also get the 2015 exhibition magazine for $10, including a free downloadable version.
We now present this week’s linkage:
- The Guardian has highlighted some of their favorite urban Instagram photographers in the US. Their selections include a couple of our fair city taken by InstantDC 2014 winner James Jackson. The Guardian’s @guardiancities Instagram feed showcases urban photography from around the world — tag your photographs #guardiancities to be considered.
- Photos of 5-year-old Lily Bushelle dressed up as heroines of African-American history have gone viral. Her family is finding new icons to continue their series.
- Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet took nighttime aerial photos of San Francisco, “a city that never seems to end.”
- Danish photographer Ken Hermann makes starkly stunning portraits of individual vendors in the Malik Ghat Flower Market in Kolkata, India for his series “Flower Man.”
- Photographer Laura Novak, CEO of Little Nest Portraits, saw giving up equity as a negative. Now she sees it as a strategic move for business growth.
- Nine composition tips featuring examples by “Afghan Girl” photographer Steve McCurry.
- How NASA colorizes Hubble photographs, with bonus National Geographic video. Eat your heart out Ted Turner.
- After digital technology upended Kodak’s analog film world, employees ponder how the once-iconic company can prosper and remain technologically relevant.
- Paper Magazine complied 16 images from an unofficial Tumblr “Vintage National Geographic.”
- Master printer Chuck Kelton says most printers can get 90 percent of an image right. But that final 10 percent is where a printer’s darkroom skills will draw out the photo’s magnificence.
- The newly launched Pivot app uses your device’s camera and location to offer you a look at a particular spot “from a specific vantage point through the tunnel of time.”
- A couple of incredible cloud photos: an example of the wonderfully named Undulatus Asperatus and this lonely cloud that could.
- Lawrence Schwartzwald offers photographic proof that New Yorkers will read books absolutely anywhere.
- Danish photojournalist Lasse Bak Mejlvang traveled to Sisimiut, Greenland in 2014 to document the rise in the number of young people there. The town represents the economic hope of this country of just 56,000 people.
- Russian photographer Fox Grom photographs adorable Siberian Huskies playing around on frozen lakes and in snow banks. D’awwww.