Errol Morris reviews a new photobook by Peter Manseau that looks back at the “beginnings of photography and its deceptions” in The Apparitionists: A Tale of Phantoms, Fraud, Photography, and the Man Who Captured Lincoln’s Ghost.
A petition was submitted Monday, on what would have been Joe Rosenthal’s 106th birthday, to propose that the U.S. Navy name a warship after the photographer made famous by his iconic image of the Marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima.
Matt Hulse subverts North Korea’s strict photography regulations in his Sniper photo series, capturing people from above as they go about their daily lives. The series won the Felix Schoeller Gold Award.
Remember how great the WWII warbirds flyover of the Mall was a couple years ago? Enjoy a mini-version TODAY (click on Potomac Flight) when a formation of T-6 Texans and a B-25 bomber will take off from Culpeper about 11:30 a.m. and fly along the Potomac River above the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery.
Head to the DC Skate/Photo Jam at the bowl behind Union Market this Saturday. DJ Baby Alcatraz jams during the skate session, 3 to 6 p.m., with a photo slideshow sponsored by Burn and Thrasher magazines at 7 p.m.
A 27,256 square-foot property (yeah, you read that right) has been transformed by 23 designers as part of D.C. Design House, the ultimate in home design inspiration and, more likely, straight-up envy. You can see it for yourself through Oct. 29 for $35. Proceeds go to Children’s National.
D.C.’s latest concert venue, Anthem, was christened this week by the Foo Fighters. Washingtonian wondered whether any photographers would be able to cover it given the band’s strict contract terms.