Chernobyl Legacy is a heart-wrenching photo essay that reveals, in a series of stark, intimate and haunting portraits, the terrible human cost of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor accident. You’ll never be able to forget after you see it.
I was planning on having the next post in the composition series up this morning, but life hath intervened. I’ll have it up later tonight. In the mean time, check out these interesting web morsels:
- Mini-reviews of eight cameras—5 compacts, 2 SLR-alikes and 1 SLR—that the author lugged about for one week.
- L’s lovely and informative food photography blog.
- A simple, step-by-step tutorial for setting up a free family photo blog. [via parent hacks]
Sometimes you want to shoot but you can’t seem to find any ideas. Or maybe you feel like every shot you take has been done before or you just want to try something new. It’s the photographer’s equivalent of writer’s block. Fortunately there a bunch of places you can go for help getting your creativity flowing:
I listen to music a lot. And it seems like lately I’ve come across a fair number of songs that have something to do with cameras. Just for fun, here’s a sampling, some classics, some questionable, and some newer ones, too.
- Kodachrome by Paul Simon
- I Turn My Camera On by Spoon
- F-Stop Blues by Jack Johnson
- Photograph by Natalie Merchant
- Photograph by Ringo Starr
- The Harsh Truth of the Camera by Morrissey
- A Photograph of You by Depeche Mode
- Pictures of You by Oingo Boingo
- Photograph by Ella Fitzgerald
- Photograph by Camper Van Beethoven