Tag: american

  • It's Ansco, Daddy-Oh!

    written by ipdegirl on 2010-06-13 #gear
    It's Ansco, Daddy-Oh!

    The Ansco Ready-Flash 6x9 medium format camera is a classic from the 1950's that will blow your mind with almost-panoramic capabilities, velvety vignetting and wild light leaks.

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  • My Project Ciro-flex B

    written by baijiu89 on 2011-05-24 #gear
    My Project Ciro-flex B

    The Ciro-flex B is a simple medium format TLR. I love a good 6x6 negative, and the Ciro-flex delivers! I found it on ebay over the summer and since then I have had a lot of fun playing around with it. I recommend it to anyone as an option for a good inexpensive TLR if you don't mind a bit of work.

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  • Halloween Memories

    written by erinwoodgatesphotography on 2012-10-16
    Halloween Memories

    How do you celebrate Halloween? Are you like me, that as a kid, weren't allowed to Trick or Treat because your mum was anti-Americanization? Or were you on the other end of the scale, and was brought up in full fledged corn maze visiting, home decor that resembles a graveyard, building a costume for months kind of household? Well, let me tell you about my Halloween memories.

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  • American Masters: Louisa May Alcott

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2012-09-25
    American Masters: Louisa May Alcott

    We recently shared with everyone some classic reads for the young and the young at heart, one of them penned by one of the most influential lady writers in history. For this installment of American Masters, the spotlight is on the life and work of celebrated novelist Louisa May Alcott.

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  • Brunch in Paris: Eat Bio at Merce and the Muse

    written by sweetyyydreams on 2012-06-27 #places
    Brunch in Paris: Eat Bio at Merce and the Muse

    Merce and the Muse is a small American coffee shop in the area of République and Le Marais in Paris, which serves an excellent brunch on Sundays with mostly bio and homemade food. Want to eat well and travel from the Parisian way of life? Then go to Merce and the Muse!

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  • Art Exhibition: HIDE/SEEK: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture

    written by webo29 on 2012-02-08 #news
    Art Exhibition: HIDE/SEEK: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture

    HIDE/SEEK: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture is the first major museum exhibition to explore how gender and sexual identity have shaped the creation of American portrait painting. It is open at the Brooklyn Museum until February 12th, 2012.

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  • Christie's Sell Edward Curtis' The North American Indian

    written by cruzron on 2013-10-04 #news
    Christie's Sell Edward Curtis' The North American Indian

    Auction giant Christie's recently sold a huge lot containing Edward Curtis' amazing 'The North American Indian' collection. Check out some of the photos below and how much it went for!

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  • Food and Drink: Red's True Barbecue, Leeds

    written by kneehigh85 on 2013-01-08 #places
    Food and Drink: Red's True Barbecue, Leeds

    Red's True Barbecue has to be THE hottest restaurant to hit Leeds since, well forever really. Here is my review of why people just can't get enough of barbecued meat all of a sudden.

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  • George Condo's Mental States

    written by webo29 on 2012-02-15 #news
    George Condo's Mental States

    February sees the Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt presenting a major survey of US artist George Condo. The exhibition is open until May 28, 2012. Find out more after the jump.

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  • The Liberty Bell

    written by tommynorth on 2009-10-20 #places
    The Liberty Bell

    So there is a Bell in Philadelphia that has a crack in it. If you like bells or crack this is the place for you. Also met the worlds cutest kid on the way there.

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  • My Accidental Discovery of a New Neighborhood Family Diner

    written by uncle_jay on 2012-08-22 #places
    My Accidental Discovery of a New Neighborhood Family Diner

    It was an impromptu decision that led us to discover this restaurant located deep inside a neighborhood community centre. Find out where after the jump.