Back in 2011, a Brooklyn-based cooperative called United Photo Industries (UPI) launched with a mission to “push the conversation forward and help develop new viable models for the photo industry.” UPI’s been busy ever since and currently hosts the third edition of Photoville.
To commemorate World Rhino Day (Sept. 22), a day bringing awareness to the ongoing battle to stop poachers from killing rhinos for their horns, we’re highlighting these terrific photos of rhino species.
Yesterday we asked you to share your best #Pets photos via Twitter for the #TwitterTuesday this week, and we did received your submissions with love and joy about your adorable animal friends.
Alex Benetel is from Sydney, Australia, and became interested in photography after taking a visual design course at the age of 16. She has since been published in Russia’s Harper’s Bazaar, showcased her work in Sydney, and has been fortunate enough to travel, meet, and collaborate with other artists.
We are excited to welcome the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Library of the Graduate Institute Geneva to the Commons! Their initial batch of photographs shows content from the personal archives of Boris Souvarine, a communist activist, journalist and historian.
Lou Noble (aka Lou O’ Bedlam) defines himself with this simple statement on his site: “I take pictures, save lives, surf, eat pumpkin-related products. No big whup.” But for us, he’s a big whup. We found it necessary to get to know him more, especially because we selected Lou to join the judge panel for our inaugural 20under20 celebration, highlighting 20 talented young photographers on Flickr.
A ray of sun lighting the way; a phrase caught on the lips like a whistle; a leap of aggressive glee; a young face pressed agains the glass; and a glance from the shadows. We wish you all great adventures in photography today, tomorrow, and the next.
We’re briefly interrupting your hopefully awesome weekend with our latest Weekend Samplr. Enjoy the featured photography and be inspired to go out and shoot.
Explore the world in your reflection. Take your shot starting today or in the coming days and submit it to the group with the hashtags #FlickrFriday and #ThroughTheLookingGlass for a chance to be featured on Flickr Blog next Friday.
Congratulations and thank you for your great #SavedByTheBell contributions for #FlickrFriday!
When Alex Stoddard started his 365 project as a 16-year-old, he had just a few followers. A year later, there were tens of thousands of fans. Now, the Flickr phenom’s photography has jump-started an incredible career for the artist and he has been awarded to be one of our 20under20.