Thursday, January 5, 2012

Eve Arnold, pioneering photojournalist

Eve Arnold, one of the first woman photojournalists to join the prestigious Magnum Photography Agency in the 1950s and traveled the world for her work but was best known for her candid shots of Hollywood celebrities, has died. She was 99. Arnold died Wednesday at a London nursing home, Magnum announced. The cause was not specified.

Not specified? How about old age?

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Photographic revolution

A new camera captures hundreds of images and lets you choose your own reality. Given that most photographic im-ages these days are viewed onscreen and never printed (let alone framed), our expectations about what a photograph can be were bound to come into question. The Lytro camera is about to offer us one compelling answer.

Useful tips for shooting in low light