Stunning archival photos of vintage NASA (and NASA predecessor NACA) facilities.
Absolutely amazing black-and-white photos of vintage NASA facilities from the 1920s-1950s.
Cold War Wonderland – remarkable photos of the East/West divide.
The early-20th-century photo of French boxers that inspired this new gem from Sophie Blackall, one of the finest illustrators working today.
Vintage French boxing trading cards circa 1895, which inspired the wonderful The Mighty Lalouche.
“It’s irrelevant to me who they are,” he says. “All that matters is if it’s a good picture or a bad picture. That’s all I care about.”
A good picture for him revolves around a moment. A glance, a breath. Something that peels back the façade and reveals the personality of the subject.
“Photography is just the technique, it’s the grammar, but it’s never the content,” he says.
Striking portrait of Duke Ellington by Herman Leonard.
Rare Lenticular Clouds
The stunning meteorological phenomena of lenticular clouds (Altocumulus lenticularis) is a rare spectacle. Looking more like UFO’s than clouds, they are created by three conditions: warm and moist air, winds with constant height and something big, like a tall mountain. When a current of air hits an obstacle in its way, it begins to travel upwards and starts to condense forming a lens-shaped cloud with multiple layers.
Both absolutely fascinating and absolutely stunning. Complement with The Cloud Collector’s Handbook.
The human eye is one of the most powerful machines on the planet: It’s like a 5000-megapixel camera that can run in bright light, near-darkness, and even underwater.
And yet our eyes an imperfect: What a camera sees that our eyes don’t. Complement with 100 ideas that changed photography.