Tag: 1917

  • The Narcissus Effect

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-11-16 #news
    The Narcissus Effect

    So many photos of our friends, family, pets - we're pretty much their paparazzi. So, sometimes when we catch a glimpse of ourselves in the mirror we think "wait a minute", what about me? Self-portraits are a meditative art and gateway to self-reflection. And though it's less 'personal' nowadays, as it's so commonplace and simple, it's interesting to see how passion, equivalent to Rembrandt, for self-portraiture is still alive with film-photography.

  • Today in History: Ella Fitzgerald is Born (1917)

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-04-25 #videos
    Today in History: Ella Fitzgerald is Born (1917)

    With a three-octave vocal range and some sassy scat singing skills, American musician Ella Fitzgerald's voice is truly one-of-a-kind. We honor the First Lady of Song and Queen of Jazz with these beautiful black and white photographs and her soulful rendition of "Summertime."