What have here is the first generation of combat correspondents using mobile phone cameras to document combat. When you think about it, shoving the barrel of a DSLR lens into the faces of these soldiers could result in them shunning you, or at the very least posing which then makes plenty of your images yearbook shots.
People are familiar and comfortable with having their pictures taken with a mobile phone. This is the vanguard of a new era.
Atlanta-based photographer Rob Brinson has had this loft studio in the King Plow Art Center, a former plow factory from the 1800s, for 23 years now. Today it’s the full-time studio space he always dreamed of when he first became a photographer. He and his wife, Jill Sharp Brinson, stylist, designer and creative director for Ballard Designs, lived there full-time for six years but now use the living spaces as a getaway and a crash-pad for friends and relatives. I’ve always dreamed of living in a loft, and this sneak peek only encourages the dream! Check out the full-sized images here.
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Back to the Future is a fascinating project by Irina Werning. She has convinced friends and family to recreate their old photos — in some cases, the resemblance is absolutely uncanny. Of course the location, person, clothes etc are all the exact same, but she’s also done a wonderful job of matching the look and feel of the original photograph. That is way harder than it looks. I want to do this. Off to find some old photos of myself…
I mean, how difficult can it be? There must only be something like 40,000 of them across 9.83 MILLION square miles.