I hadn’t written a haiku post on the artist Anne Noble, but I did have a lovely time corresponding with her — mostly about her Antarctica work, but also about her new project on the decline of the honeybee — … Continue reading
I’m struck, looking back over these not-so-many posts, how many of them became articles, essays, and book chapters. So much for keeping my thoughts to (relative) haiku length. • I gathered some of my thoughts on Penelope Umbrico in my … Continue reading
George Eastman House may just have become the first museum to put their vault on Google Street View. Does their technology collection include any Leicas? Why, yes, it does: How about examples of historic film projectors? Check! Cluttered workspaces and … Continue reading
David Horvitz, The Distance of a Day, 2013 I gave a talk and am publishing an essay on abundance in photography by way of suns by Gerhard Richter, Penelope Umbrico, and Mark Klett & Byron Wolfe (with the latter two … Continue reading
Too bad the grammar isn’t right on this but I do like the sentiment (and I wish I could remember where I saw this. It’s a poster for sale somewhere).
I’ve been thinking again about the 50-gigapixel AWARE camera in development by a Duke University-led team (a UA researcher is also working on it). The camera uses 98 separate 14-megapixel microcameras and then the images are stitched together, in the … Continue reading
While we’re on the topic of haiku, the New York Times has a blog for “serendipitous poetry” found in the newspaper. “How does our algorithm work? It periodically checks the New York Times home page for newly published articles. Then … Continue reading