More than a hundred years before Instagram, there were these.
Born in St. Louis, Steve Diet Goedde grew up learning all about the mechanics of photography from his father, who was an amateur shutterbug himself. From his early teens, Goedde was inspired by the work of Richard Avedon, Lillian Bassman, and Diane Arbus. Here is just a sampling of his fantastic imagery, and his keen eye.
In an age when Photoshop reigns, the Imps of Marge and Fletch bring a stylized, cinematic sensibility to digital photography, shooting as much as possible in camera. Now, they need your help with a “sci-fi story about how America has conquered the earth and is invading third world planets to collect the galaxy’s most precious resource.”
The hustle and the bustle of New York City is world-renowned, as are the eccentricities of some of its denizens. Photographer Brandon Stanton captures the essence of New York with his project, Humans of New York, and the humanity of everyday people who would otherwise just pass on by.
Beards are all the rage nowadays, with everyone from famous actors to hipsters sporting one. Whether you’re blessed with facial hair or follicularly challenged, we’re sure you’ll enjoy these artistic takes on various forms of face decor by artist and photographer Niqi Segers.
In some of the most spectacular examples of adaptive reuse, medical marijuana dispensaries have cropped up across the Pacific Southwest, staking out vacant commercial space for pop-up pot shops delivering high-grade cannabis to California patients. In celebration of 4/20, aka National Stoner Day, here are some of the best-looking pop-up pot shops around.