Japanese photographer Satoru Niwa, whose work I blogged in a previous Boing Boing post, has a new series from Fukushima marking the one-year anniversary of the March 11 disaster: Invisible You. Again, beautiful, evocative work. Above: a shot from the town of Namie, which is some 40 miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. View the full gallery here (warning: Flash).
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This is a pretty wonderful story from the Belfast Concert Photographs Facebook group. Back in 1983, the iconic English electronic act Depeche Mode played the Ulster Hall in Belfast. A man called Brian McDonnell had tickets to the concert, and was eager to photograph the band in action. But security wouldn't allow him into the… READ THE REST
I've been taking selfies for as long as I can remember. Back in the early 1980s when I started taking selfies with film cameras, it was exciting because you had no idea what you were capturing until you got the film processed and you saw the prints. I used to joke to friends that I… READ THE REST
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