We are posting early this week so you can enjoy these tasty links over the long holiday weekend. Feel free to click for escape if one of your relatives starts talking about politics over the weekend.
- Beautiful photos of individual snowflakes are possible with this cheap, home-made camera rig. Let it snow!
- A photo series started in D.C. by E. Brady Robinson, is spreading across the East Coast. She is creating a book called Art Desks, the work spaces of of artists and curators, and is funding it via Indiegogo.
- You can vote for your favorite finalists in the Air & Space Magazine photo contest until December 12.
- Open now until December 20, the Pepco Edison Gallery is hosting Montgomery College Foundation’s Portraits of Life Exhibit. “The emphasis of Portraits of Life is tolerance, understanding, knowledge and the inherent value of the individual.”
- Squinching is the new Duck Face.
- You have until December 2 to get a great deal from Adobe on their subscription to Photoshop & Lightroom 5.
- Epson has several great tutorials on printing available online. These black & white print videos are a highlight.
- “We’re constantly tweeting and instagramming, and the media is always showing us exactly what’s happening when it’s happening, but it’s an illusion. Are we really so connected?” Washington Post review of Alex Prader’s new show at the Corcoran.
- Need a job? Critical Exposure, the D.C. non-profit that teaches youth the power of photography, is hiring a Development & Communications Director.
- Hotel guests across the country will no longer be greeted by propaganda first thing in the morning, since USA Today has announced it will no longer publish handout photos from the White House.
- Do you have a lot of leaves to rake? Perhaps getting a baby lion to play in them will make your leaf piles more manageable.
- Many images from space are amazing, but this collection is particularly stunning.
- Umm, the following link is pretty gross, so perhaps you should click with care. But merging animals before cooking used to be a thing I guess. “There is a variation on this dish called the Helmeted Cock in which the bird is made to ride the pig in military regalia.”
- Photojournalist ranks just below dishwasher as a career.
- If you have some spare time this weekend, the Library of Congress uploaded their 20,000th photo to Flickr this week.
- The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation gave $3 million to the World Wildlife Fund to help grow the tiger population in Nepal. Leo, if you need photos of baby tigers taken, call me.
Have a great Thanksgiving! We will see you back here on Monday.