In case you missed it, the ninth annual Exposed DC Photography Contest opened for entries this week; get those entries in before January 7! And don’t forget to stop by Bloombars in Columbia Heights to check out the extended run of our Instant DC Fall Review – it closes December 14. Meanwhile, links are a go:
- The Washington City Paper has compiled a gallery of Darrow Montgomery’s photographs of D.C.’s Mayor-for-Life Marion Barry, who died Sunday aged 78.
- Cab driver Mike Harvey has been photographing his passengers, and the results are very interesting.
- Brian Shul, an SR-71 Blackbird pilot and photographer, describes the day he took his favorite picture.
- Richard Koci Hernandez, a prolific Instagram photographer, has decided to delete all of his photos.
- The nerve-wracking process of shooting the very last space shuttle launch.
- And here’s veteran NASA photographer Bill Ingalls shooting today’s Orion launch. Nice lens, brah!
- Photographer Tim Matsui documented the sexual exploitation of children, and painful cycle of drug addiction.
- Ten National Geographic photographers give thanks for the photos that changed them.
- If you printed every Instagram photo uploaded in a year, the results would reach very, very, very high.
- Photographer Stuart Pilkington paired photographers together to see how they would photograph each other. The portraits are an interesting look at the people typically behind the lens.
- Brazilian surfer and photographer João Pedro takes still photos with a GoPro either mounted to his surfboard or in hand without a surfboard at all. And they’re phenomenal.
- The Boston Globe has started a new photo page which showcases images from their archives called the Globe Collection. The photos span from local to international news, and are a good place to spend some free time perusing images.
- Riding along with Norway’s Hells Angels.
- This drone video of the area around Chernobyl is haunting.
- A major exhibit of the New York Public Library’s vast photo collection is a reminder that photography has always been a social medium.
- What do we want? Incredibly detailed photos of brains in jars! When do we want them? Brains!!
- Berlin-based photographer Patrick Morarescu captures performance artists right after they finish their shows.
- This labrador retriever is an abandoned tiger cub’s new mom.