The gallery above features Jim Darling‘s wonderful coverage of our Exposed DC opening reception on Wednesday evening. You can visit the show at Long View Gallery this weekend for free; Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 12 to 5 p.m., and during regular gallery hours through April 6. Meanwhile, the linkage must go on! This week we have a local contest opening, some tough-to-look-at sports photos, and some pioneering Detroit street photography.
- Washington Post Express shared an excellent feature on 2014 Exposed DC Photography Show.
- Leica Store DC has announced the call for entries for their 2nd Annual Juried Exhibition.
- A puppy store in Chantilly is hiring a pet photographer. Who knew there were still puppy stores? Why are there still puppy stores?
- Washington Post photographer Andrea Bruce accompanied to the US a recent Iraqi immigrant with whom she had worked in 2003 when she was covering the Iraq war, as he and his 15-year-old son drove from D.C. to Portland, Oregon.
- CNN has a nice roundup of sports photos. Some of the shots are cringe inducing.
- Kevin Grall, a Maryland photographer, was interviewed by the Baltimore Sun about his work.
- London police officers are gaining popularity on Twitter for their aerial photos of the city, taken from helicopters.
- “I wanted to photograph Detroit, even though it wasn’t Paris and it wasn’t Versaille. There were different kinds of photographs in Detroit, different subject matter. So I had to shoot what I could find in Detroit. And what I found there was something special that set it apart from New York…” The words and work of 95-year-old Detroit street photographer Bill Rauhauser.
- Paul Taylor from Columbia, Maryland was browsing photos on Flickr in January and thinks he may have identified a lost photo of President Lincoln’s funeral procession. The photo was part of the Mathew Brady collection at the National Archives.
- Tweets with photos are 94% more likely to be retweeted.
- “Nobody knows exactly how many exotic animals now live in captivity in the United States, though it’s estimated that there are at least 5,000 tigers—more than exist in the wild.” National Geographic contemplates if wildlife sanctuaries are good for animal, and includes some beautiful tiger photos.