An Apollo 15 Panorama: Astronaut Exploring (don’t forget to scroll laterally, this is a panoramic view)
Amazingly, this mission took place in 1971. Check out the Mission Overview for more detail.
Good friends of ours lost a cousin and his wife in a restaurant in Mumbai in this terrorist attack. We are so very sorry this happened and wish them our deepest condolences. These same friends generously sent me to India ten years ago and because of them I now have many friends all over the country.
We are thinking of India this Thanksgiving weekend.
Los Angeles, California. If LA has fall, this is what it looks like. I love these leaves and I must admit I had to look up the spelling: Ginkgo.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has two excellent photography shows up right now that are well worth seeing.
Vanity Fair Portraits: Photographs 1913–2008 which includes work for the magazine by Cecil Beaton, Harry Benson, Julian Broad, Imogen Cunningham, Annie Leibovitz, Man Ray, Mary Ellen Mark, Steven Meisel, Helmut Newton, Herb Ritts, Edward Steichen, Mario Testino, and Bruce Weber. It’s an incredible show, well worth seeing. This show runs through March 1st, 2009.
A Story of Photography: The Marjorie and Leonard Vernon Collection which includes a spectacular array of some of the most famous photographs ever taken by Ansel Adams, Julia Margaret Cameron, Edward Steichen, Paul Strand, W.H. Fox Talbot, Edward Weston and more. This show runs through February 1st, 2009.
The Big Picture continues coverage of conflict in Congo: Congo’s crisis worsens.
Picture #7 is one of the most haunting images I’ve ever seen. That boy’s face… how can that be a child? He has the face of someone who has seen terrible things.
No doubt it would have a mighty mouse instead of a steering wheel.