The Art of Portrait Photography | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios

We’re drawn to portraits because they are human beings, and we’re human beings. I can relate to it somehow. We’re people, so we like looking at people. We’re very social. And I think that a face can say so much. We’ve been portraying ourselves to imitate, represent, flatter, to situate with some kind of social Read more…

The Kubrick Files Ep. 4 – Kubrick’s Photography

Before Stanley Kubrick began directing movies, he was a professional photographer for Look Magazine. His photos show his keen eye for composition and storytelling. Kubrick had once said that it was his experience as a photographer that often helped him as a filmmaker, so let’s take a look at Kubrick’s career in photography. On April Read more…

Trevor Chats with His Grandma About Apartheid and Tours Her Home, “MTV Cribs”-Style | The Daily Show

NOAH: I flew out to South Africa on Friday morning. 14 hours later, I landed in my hometown, Johannesburg. And the moment I got off the plane, I felt something, a voice inside reminding me of what I had forgotten. So, this is a road I used to drive on pretty much my entire young Read more…

This plane could cross the Atlantic in 3.5 hours. Why did it fail?

We had it. From January 21, 1976 to October 24, 2003, we had a commercial supersonic passenger plane called Concorde. Today it takes 7 hours to fly from New York to London. On the Concorde it took About 3:30 (just under 3 hours if it was record time). A journey that would have taken the Read more…

Adults And Elders React To The Day They Were Born (Movies, Music, Gas Prices?)

– (FBE) So today, you’re gonna be reacting to various things from the day you were born. – No [bleep]. Okay. – No way. I’ve always wanted to do one, ’cause I don’t– it’s really cool. Oh, I’m excited. – I love this. I haven’t ever done this. I’m so happy to do this. – Read more…

Dark Secrets The Cast Of That 70’s Show Tried to Hide

The cast of That ’70s Show might’ve been “all alright” in their on-screen smoke circles most of the time. But behind the scenes, there was a lingering haze of drama, some of which came to light in 2017 with disturbing allegations about star Danny Masterson during his time on the show. That got us wondering Read more…

Digital Photography – Photographic Processes Series – Chapter 12 of 12

The technology has been shifting constantly since 1839. We can only expect that it will continue to shift. Everyone is a photographer now. Everyone carries a camera in their purse or pocket. We make photographs in a different way from the way we use to. But we make them for the same reasons. I would Read more…

Photographers in Focus: Petra Collins

I don’t know what would’ve happened if I did not have photography I really don’t Because I had such trouble, sort of, expressing myself in any other, like, conventional way Creating images really saved me and helped tell the story that was really going on internally I have always been so obsessed with movies and Read more…

What if you could trade a paperclip for a house? | Kyle MacDonald | TEDxVienna

Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Cristina Bufi-Pöcksteiner My name is Kyle, I’m the red paperclip guy. But before I get started on that story, I want to draw attention to this slide behind me. On the beginning of every TED video out there, the whatever it’s called, the screenshot that precedes the video, [where] everyone’s standing Read more…

Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford Commencement Address

This program is brought to you by Stanford University. Please visit us at stanford.edu Thank You. I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. Truth be told I never graduated from college and this is the closest I’ve ever gotten to a college Read more…