Monthly Archives April 2013

Photos from Claude Monet's home in Giverny

Growing up as a teenager, I became a huge fan of The Cure. In particular, one song has always stood out for me, "Pictures of You". As the song queued up today, I was taken back to some of my memories from the past. The melody served as an instantaneous hook into so many past experiences. Naturally, I couldn't mistake…

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http://vimeo.com/64620292 Photography has never been a solitary experience. From the moment you press the shutter button to the moment you share the photo, photography is about capturing and creating memories and connections with other people. With the creation and mass adoption of Instagram, whole communities have popped up devoted to being a part of what Instagrammer @RaviVora calls the Instagram…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoVW62mwSQQ This new ad from Appledoes a brilliant job of showcasing the photo-fueled world we live in. Little pretty moments in life like feet on a beach or silly moments like friends at a sleepover are now documented and shared. Not too long ago, photography was a luxury. Parents would have to borrow a friend's camera to document a special…

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Yesterday, I did something I haven't done nearly often enough - took a walk while on vacation. As we causally made our way along the river, I stopped at almost regular intervals to capture a snapshot of the river boats, the architecture, and sometimes even the people. It's an experience that all of us who have travelled have found ourselves…

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XaGUL8B-BrE Photography has come a long way - from huge darkrooms and long processing times to the pocket darkroom and instant sharing. We live in a time where more photos are taken each day than were taken in the first 100 years after photography was invented. This TED Ed video about the history of photography gives an idea of just…

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