The Power of the Picture

The remarkable work of Chris Hondros.  Tragically, he was killed this week in Libya doing what he did best for Getty Images.



The Master's Voice

He is one of the greatest living film directors, and Werner Herzog has a new (and by all accounts stunning) documentary set to debut at the end of the month.  Here, he talks about the project with the Wall Street Journal.



Shutter Artistry

From time to time, it's my pleasure to feature artists I admire.  The following pieces are by a gifted Michigan photographer, Brenda Leitow.  Her wonderful work is featured on Imagekind and in a stunning new book, Stories and the Photos That Tell Them.




First Ice


                        

How Tulips Relax
                   


28th Street Traffic Bridge

                        
Brick Red Vase

                                             


Clouds Racing Across the Moon


                                            


First Light


                          

Across the Pond

What's happening in London?  Look no further.



A Pax on You


For the past fifty years, Amnesty International has had some very powerful posters designed to promote its work.  You'll find some of the best, including the one below by Picasso, right here.


Gallery Attack

In Washington -- the investigation's continuing into an apparent attempt to damage Gauguin's Two Tahitian Women on Friday.



Jazz Master

Herb Snitzer is widely regarded as among the greatest of all jazz photographers.  There's a very good reason why.