photography http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Capturing Unguarded Moments: A Conversation With Photographer Dan Younger http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/capturing-unguarded-moments-conversation-photographer-dan-younger <p>On display now at the Sheldon Art Galleries is “Dan Younger: Travel Places,” a collection of photographs by University of Missouri-St. Louis Art Professor Dan Younger. &nbsp;</p><p>The photographs were taken at U.S. tourist destinations over the span of ten years, the result of Younger’s habit of carrying two cameras – one for his family and one for art. Taken in public spaces, they fall under the category of “street photography.”</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:11:26 +0000 Camille Phillips 33904 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Capturing Unguarded Moments: A Conversation With Photographer Dan Younger The Art Of The ‘Selfie’: St. Louis Group Seeking Self-Portraits To Illustrate Poetry http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/art-selfie-st-louis-group-seeking-self-portraits-illustrate-poetry <p><em>Poetry Scores, an organization translating poems into different media, is asking St. Louisans to picture themselves through the lines of a Greek psychoanalyst.</em></p><p></p><p></p><p>On the Metrolink, in bars and <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/11/opinion/swann-selfie-funeral-etiquette/">even at funerals</a>, cell-phone photographers are capturing selfies -- self-portraits -- usually bound for Facebook, Instagram and other social media. But now, they now have a more poetic destination.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 04:58:03 +0000 Nancy Fowler 32582 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Art Of The ‘Selfie’: St. Louis Group Seeking Self-Portraits To Illustrate Poetry International Photography Hall Of Fame And Museum Opens In St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/international-photography-hall-fame-and-museum-opens-st-louis <p>The <a href="http://www.iphf.org/">International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum</a> has a new home in St. Louis.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This Friday it will celebrate its grand opening in Grand Center at <a href="https://www.google.com/maps/preview#!q=3415+Olive+Street+st.+louis&amp;data=!1m4!1m3!1d3940!2d-90.228894!3d38.636997!4m12!2m11!1m10!1s0x87d8b4a154afb0bd%3A0x64b9062254c40e5!3m8!1m3!1d199412!2d-90.243462!3d38.6531004!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1">3415 Olive Street</a>.</span></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Maria Altman 30354 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org International Photography Hall Of Fame And Museum Opens In St. Louis Finding Beauty In A Baseball, After The Last Pitch http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/finding-beauty-baseball-after-last-pitch As a new season of Major League Baseball begins, one photographer focuses on baseballs past — that is, baseballs that have lain dormant well after their last pitch.<p>For years, photographer Don Hamerman walked his dog near an old baseball diamond in Stamford, Conn. Mon, 01 Apr 2013 17:30:42 +0000 25014 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Finding Beauty In A Baseball, After The Last Pitch The Meeting Of Mighty Rivers Near St. Louis As Seen From Space http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/meeting-mighty-rivers-near-st-louis-seen-space <p>Here's a view you don't get every day:</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It was <a href="https://twitter.com/Cmdr_Hadfield/status/293331109134077952">tweeted in January</a> by the commander of the International Space Station, Canadian astronaut Chris </span>Hadfield<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. He's been making it his job to not only lead Expedition 35 of the </span>ISS<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> but also amass a dazzling collection of images of the Earth from space.</span></p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 17:22:29 +0000 Kelsey Proud 10336 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Meeting Of Mighty Rivers Near St. Louis As Seen From Space Whiteout: How This Week's Snowfall Looked From Space http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/whiteout-how-weeks-snowfall-looked-space <p>The images of this past week's heavy snowfall in Missouri and across the Midwest are familiar and chaotic - cars in ditches, closed airports and overall gridlock of infrastructure.</p><p>Today's NASA "Image of the Day" provides a decidedly more peaceful look at the storm's effects, from space.</p><p>Here's how NASA <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_2458.html">describes</a> this image and the technology they used to capture it:</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 17:29:21 +0000 Kelsey Proud 9696 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Whiteout: How This Week's Snowfall Looked From Space National Geographic Photo Contest Winners http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/national-geographic-photo-contest-winners <em>National Geographic</em> last week announced the winners in its annual photo contest. According to <a href="http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/photo-contest/" target="_blank">the contest website</a>, they received more than 22,000 entries from amateur and professional photographers around the world.<p>Here's a selection of the winning images, including editors' picks, viewers' choice and honorable mentions. You can <a href="http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/photo-contest/2012/entries/gallery/nature/" target="_blank">see the rest</a> on their website. Mon, 07 Jan 2013 21:39:38 +0000 Claire O'Neill 8102 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org National Geographic Photo Contest Winners Are You Done With That? St. Louis Photographer Captures The Results Of Your Good Will http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/are-you-done-st-louis-photographer-captures-results-your-good-will Consider the stuff of our everyday lives — the clothes, the sheets, the toys and games. It's essential for a time, but inevitably, eventually, it all gets trashed — or donated.<p>And that donation process can seem a bit like magic. We drop off our used stuff, and the items disappear — or so we think.<p>But what truly becomes of it? Where does it go? And what does it look like?<p>Freelance photographer Wesley Law wanted to know. So when a friend told him about St. Thu, 06 Dec 2012 17:26:02 +0000 Jordan G. Teicher 7104 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Are You Done With That? St. Louis Photographer Captures The Results Of Your Good Will Found Photos Of The Rolling Stones: Who Took Them? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/found-photos-rolling-stones-who-took-them On a recent afternoon at an estate sale outside Los Angeles, Lauren White found about 40 photos of the Rolling Stones taken during their American tour of 1965 — completely unclaimed in an unmarked box.<p>They're now <a href="http://thedilettantes.net/blog/2012/09/21/never-before-exhibited-photos-of-the-rolling-stones/" target="_blank">on display</a> in an L.A. exhibit, but no one has come forth as the photographer. My guess: Maybe <a href="http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/photos-rare-and-intimate-pictures-of-the-rolling-stones-20110302" target="_blank">Bob Bonis</a>, an early U.S. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 21:47:40 +0000 Claire O'Neill 5459 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Found Photos Of The Rolling Stones: Who Took Them? Photo Flood Saint Louis Visits Bellefontaine Cemetery http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/photo-flood-saint-louis-visits-bellefontaine-cemetery <p>Photo Flood Saint Louis describes themselves as a "<span style="color: rgb(119, 119, 119); font-family: 'Droid Sans', arial, sans-serif; line-height: 18.233333587646484px; ">a collective of photographers, living in the area, who occasionally invade parts of town to record it in a surge of imagery" and "create a photographic map of St. Louis" in the process.</span></p><p>St. Louis Public Radio has partnered with Photo Flood to celebrate our area through these "surges," and show you the work resulting from each.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 18:46:28 +0000 Kelsey Proud 4737 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Photo Flood Saint Louis Visits Bellefontaine Cemetery