Photographing pets can be delightful, and I treat any creature as if a human subject. This means working to make natural photographs that are intimate with emotional impact. It does not serve anyone’s interest to make pet photographs without any graphic quality or visual depth, that look more like social media snapshots, or are just “cute.” Cute does not equate quality.
Party goers enjoyed the atmosphere of Ladies Day at the Grand National Festival meeting in Liverpool, England. Though the day is supposed to be about steeplechase horse racing, equally important is the high fashion and having a good time.
Protests in Belgium, an imploding Scottish apartment building and a remembrance of Rwandan genocide are among the contents of Friday’s daily photo brief.
In his pale gray waistcoat, charcoal corduroys, and crisp white dress shirt buttoned to the neck, a burgundy ribbon tied around the collar, Amadeus Guchhait looks like he’s from another era.
So does his art.
Guchhait, a junior at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore and an Ellicott City native, has spent the semester creating a collection of clothing that unites disparate time periods and cultures as a commentary on western notions of identity and cultural appropriation. Read more here
Ceremonial Sumo Tournament or Honozumo took place at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Japan. Sumo is a full contact form of wrestling in which the purpose is to force your opponent out a circular ring. Sumo is considered a form of martial arts in Japan. Sumo is a professional sports in Japan.
By the turn of the 20th century, a “little Eden” had sprouted three miles north of downtown on Harford Road, The Baltimore Sun reported. Years later, the paper noted that “a hamlet set in the wilderness” had sprung to the south. In those early days, the neighborhoods of Hamilton and Lauraville were sprawling, suburban communities that stood in contrast to city life.
Earthquake wreaks havoc on Chile roads, Obama speaks on Ft. Hood, struggle for survival in the Amazon | April 3
An 8.2-magnitude earthquake has wreaked havoc on roads in Chile, Obama speaks on the recent Ft. Hood shooting, documenting the struggle for survival in the Amazon and more.
The Sith Lord, or at least an unnamed protester dressed up as him who has often been seen on Kiev’s Independence Square during the winter protests flanked by his loyal Stormtroopers, announced he was running for president as the official candidate of the Ukrainian Internet Party (UIP). Ukraine is holding a snap presidential election on May 25, 2014 after parliament ousted pro-Moscow leader Viktor Yanukovych following months of protests.
A sample of raw (uncropped, unedited) images from the Marriotts Ridge vs. Atholton baseball game at Atholton High School in Columbia on Wednesday, April 2.