Steve McCurry’s photo of Sharbat Gula, titled Afghan Girl, appeared on the cover of National Geographic in 1985 during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. It quickly became one of the most famous photos in the world. McCurry’s work covering the mujahideen’s long fight against the Soviet war machine in the mid-to-late 80s further cemented his position as a hugely … Read more
March 26, the date of the Supreme Court same sex marriage hearings, brought about an abundance of support and action across social media platforms. The most popular amongst these was a profile picture change to a little pink and red avatar that symbolizes equality. However, this little avatar suddenly feels very small in comparison to … Read more
These mistakes probably shouldn’t have happened. but they did.
Agence French-Presse, known as AFP and one of the world’s most expansive news sources, released their 2012 photos of the year. Spanning from civil protests to natural disasters, the photos beautifully and not so beautifully tell the stories of 2012.
National Geographic Traveler magazine just announced the winners from its 24th annual photo contest. Over 12,000 entries were submitted from over 6,000 photographers, and the photos were taken in 152 countries around the world. The contest, overseen by a panel of expert photographers, judged the entries on creativity and photographic quality. Here are the winners below accompanied by captions describing these amazing shots. … Read more
Congratulations to the city of London. Big Ben is smiling because his city just put on a fanatstic Olympics, thankfully void of any violence or big controversies. And so the London Games, as they should, celebrated both individual and team competition. While I won’t miss Matt Lauer and in general NBC’s coverage, I will miss those rare glorified moments in … Read more
I wish we would see some of these trends coming back around. But I don’t think it’s happening…
luminosity. splendor. glare. morale. explode. bearings. frost. radiance.