A superb collection of images from the winners of the 2012 National Geographic Photography contest. Take a look at the excellent images via the links to the earlier photographs from Parts one and two.
Long before Instagram, Edwin Land’s brilliance and obsession with making a photo quickly for his 3-year daughter brought Polaroid “instant” photography to the world. Matt McCann’s fine essay about Polaroid and Christopher Bonanos new book about Land is well worth reading New York Times.
My friend Richard is an excellent photographer who’s got a very fine series going on reflections in ponds and streams that he sees while hiing sections of the Appalachian Trail in Connecticut. Here’s his latest: