Entries in photography (175)

Friday
Jul202018

Photo of the day: Larry Levan at Paradise Garage

Larry Levan was born July 20th 1954.  He went on to become one of the most influential dj's in music history through his residency at Paradise Garage (as pictured above, photograph by Bill Bernstein) in New York City.  He included synthesizers and drum machines in his sets, as well as delved into production and remixing throughout his career.  He is a legend that made an indiscernably huge contribution to the world of music.

Thursday
Jul192018

Photo of the day: Be Careful

'Be Careful' by Michael Sykes.  Find this one, and more like it on his Instagram 

Tuesday
Jul172018

Photo of the day: Opening Day at Disneyland, on July 17, 1955

Monday
Mar052018

Photo of the day: DOES /// Ironlak

Wednesday
Jan032018

Photo of the day: Gordon Parks 1929 Self Portrait

Legendary photographer Gordon Parks poses for a self portrait in 1929, early in his career.  Parks rose to prominence as a documentary photographer focusing on racial injustice and social issues in the United States.  He went on to work with the American government, documenting poverty in the 1940's, exploring glamour photography, creating powerful photo essays for Life Magazine, and then took his talents to the world of film; directing the infamous ShaftFor more information on Gordon Parks' life or to see his work check out the Gordon Parks Foundation.