Champions of a Monster Polaroid Yield to the…

The camera, the 20-inch-by-24-inch Polaroid, was born as a kind of industrial stunt… but the cameras found their true home in the art world, taken up by painters like Chuck Close and Robert Rauschenberg and photographers like William Wegman, David Levinthal and Mary Ellen Mark to make instant images that had the size and presence of sculpture. (via The New York Times) đź“·: Myrna Suárez

Champions of a Monster Polaroid Yield to the…

As cameras have become smaller and smaller — John Reuter has been working to stave off extinction of one of the largest cameras ever made, so big and irredeemably analog that it feels, he says, “as if we’re pulling oil paintings out of the back of it.” Photo: Myrna Suárez


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The Refugee Crisis

“Nobody puts their family into little boats and sets to sea if it is safer not to” Hugh Pinney on the refugee crisis #WorldRefugeeDay đź“·: Dan Kitwood/GettyImages

The Refugee Crisis

“Nobody puts their family into little boats and sets to sea if it is safer not to” ‪Hugh Pinney on the refugee crisis #WorldRefugeeDay


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Yoga in Black & White

Get your ‘Om’ on & check out the rest of the #InternationalDayofYoga pics from Getty Images. đź“·: JE/AFP/Getty Images

Yoga in Black & White

See more yoga pics for #InternationalDayofYoga. Photo: JE/AFP/Getty Images


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The Girl in ‘that kissing photo’ on the 2011…

Michael Heiman, Director, Editorial Events at Getty Images was the picture desk editor with the eagle-eye who first noticed the kiss. (via Macleans.ca) Rich Lam/ Getty Images

The Girl in ‘that kissing photo’ on the 2011…

The shot artfully, if unintentionally and somewhat strangely, juxtaposed the pair’s tender moment with Vancouver’s uncharacteristic mayhem. Rich Lam, who was shooting for Getty Images, later said he didn’t realize Alexandra and Scott were kissing when he snapped the frame.


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