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Shannon Jensen wins the Amnesty Photojournalism Award - Telegraph

Shannon Jensen wins the Amnesty Photojournalism Award - Telegraph | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
Shannon Jensen won the 2013 Amnesty photojournalism award for her series 'A Long Walk' - photographs of the shoes of refugees who fled Blue Nile State, reaching the boarder of South Sudan in May & June of 2012...
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Life Before Death

Life Before Death | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
This sombre series of portraits taken of people before and after they had died is a challenging and poignant study.
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And The Mountains Echoed, by Khaled Hosseini, review - Telegraph

And The Mountains Echoed, by Khaled Hosseini, review - Telegraph | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
A sprawling emotional tale from a master storyteller draws in Helen Brown.
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The 30 Harshest Filmmaker-on-Filmmaker Insults in History

The 30 Harshest Filmmaker-on-Filmmaker Insults in History | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
[Editor's note: While your Flavorwire editors take a much-needed holiday break, we're revisiting some of our most popular features of the year. This post was originally published August 10, 2011.] ...
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Maggie Mason Shares Her Life List and Encourages You to Make One, Too

Maggie Mason Shares Her Life List and Encourages You to Make One, Too | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
San Franciscan Maggie Mason is the founder of Mighty Girl, a popular lifestyle blog with hundreds of thousands of readers and a consistent ranking among Babble.com's top blogs. She's also a social ...
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Never-before-seen photos from 100 years ago tell vivid story of gritty New York City

Never-before-seen photos from 100 years ago tell vivid story of gritty New York City | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
The city's Department of Records has digitized more than 870,000 photos that date back to the mid-1800s taken by city engineers, photographers and police detectives.
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Fascinating Early-20th-Century Color Photos of Famous People

Fascinating Early-20th-Century Color Photos of Famous People | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
There are some historical figures who we always think of in black and white. After all, the world trucked on in monochrome, Pleasantville-style, until the middle of the 20th century, right? Well, n...
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3 Tips to Ruin Your Photo with a Watermark

3 Tips to Ruin Your Photo with a Watermark | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
There are many ways to ruin a great photo with a horrible watermark..and we'll explore 3 of those tips here.
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Musicians Hanging Out in Records Stores

Musicians Hanging Out in Records Stores | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
What's the best thing to do when you're not digging for vinyl? Look at photos of musicians digging for vinyl, of course. Voices of East Anglia featured a few great pictures of stars during the 1960...
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Say Goodbye to Creative Suite: Adobe CS Is Now Creative Cloud

Say Goodbye to Creative Suite: Adobe CS Is Now Creative Cloud | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
At Adobe’s annual MAX conference today, the company announced a major overhaul of the ten-year-old Creative Suite, which will now be known as Creative Cloud.
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A Surreal Walk Through the Clouds in Linz, Austria - My Modern Metropolis

A Surreal Walk Through the Clouds in Linz, Austria - My Modern Metropolis | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
Created by Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya back in 2011, Cloud Parking is a magical installation that gave people a chance to walk through clouds or, depending…
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20 Amazing Outdoor Libraries and Bookstores From All Over the World

20 Amazing Outdoor Libraries and Bookstores From All Over the World | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
At long last, the weather is warming up, allowing for long walks, open windows, and (of course) the return of reading outside. But there's yet another pleasure that you may not have tried -- browsi...
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Widow's memoir of David Foster Wallace gathers acclaim

Widow's memoir of David Foster Wallace gathers acclaim | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
Bough Down, artist Karen Green's collection of poems and collages of her grief after her husband's suicide, is being hailed as a classic
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Edra Ziesk | Review of Half as Happy by Gregory Spatz | The Nervous Breakdown

Edra Ziesk | Review of Half as Happy by Gregory Spatz | The Nervous Breakdown | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
Gregory Spatz’s voice, in the eight previously published stories now collected in HALF AS HAPPY, is wonderful.
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An Introduction to the Weird and Awesome World of Camera Collecting

An Introduction to the Weird and Awesome World of Camera Collecting | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
Over the weekend, Vienna-based auction house Westlicht sold Albert Eisenstaedt's Leica IIIa rangefinder camera for €114,000 (about $147,000), nearly six times their anticipated sale price, accordin...
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‘What Jane Saw,’ an Online Exhibition for Austen Fans

‘What Jane Saw,’ an Online Exhibition for Austen Fans | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
The online exhibit “What Jane Saw” allows viewers to peruse a London gallery as Jane Austen saw it in 1813.
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New Orleans Film Clips 1920s with obscure New Orleans song.

New Orleans history at http://www.NotesonNewOrleans.net Here's some great film clips of old New Orleans. You can see how a lot of the French Quarter was fair...
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50 Brilliant Photo Sites of Professional Photographers & 1 Quick Way To Launch Your Own

50 Brilliant Photo Sites of Professional Photographers & 1 Quick Way To Launch Your Own | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
Modern world requires new rules and these days you just can not be a famous photographer without personal photo site. I’ve handpicked 50 fabulous photo sites of professional photographers which will surely boost your creativity!
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Colossal ♥’s The Sketchbook Project / Brooklyn, Chicago, Minneapolis, Madison in 2014 | Colossal

Colossal ♥’s The Sketchbook Project / Brooklyn, Chicago, Minneapolis, Madison in 2014 | Colossal | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it

"I had such an absurd amount of fun working with the Sketchbook Project to curate theirfirst mobile sketchbook tour in 2012 that they asked if we might partner again for their hugely expanded 2014 tour that will stop at some 20+ cities in the U.S. and Canada. Colossal will be along for the ride as part of their Central Tour making stops in Brookyln, Chicago, Madison, and Minneapolis. If you’ve never participated or haven’t heard of the Sketchbook Project you can watch the video above to learn more about the world’s only mobile library of art sketchbooks from the Brooklyn Art Library...."

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Enormous Street Art Portraits in Cuba - My Modern Metropolis

Enormous Street Art Portraits in Cuba - My Modern Metropolis | News from the edge & beyond | Scoop.it
Street artists JR and José Parlá recently teamed up to create enormous and yet very intimate portraits of senior citizens who survived the Cuban Revolution (1…
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