The Real Weegee

The more I learn about the man known as Weegee, the more I wonder if he might have been certifiably nuts.
By William Sawalich
The more I learn about the man known as Weegee, the more I wonder if he might have been certifiably nuts. At least it's clear he must have head one heck of a sense of humor, and he sure lived life to its fullest—and its weirdest. This video is billed…

Is This The Most Beautiful Camera Ever? 

Leica collectors have always fawned over the beautiful design and relative exclusivity of what is possibly the most collectible line of cameras in the world: the Leica rangefinder.
By William Sawalich
Leica collectors have always fawned over the beautiful design and relative exclusivity of what is possibly the most collectible line of cameras in the world: the Leica rangefinder. Well now there's the most exclusive Leica of them all, a one-off, super-sleek take on the Leica M designed by the fellow…

Editorial Portraiture Meets Comic Book Master

Here's one for the comic book lovers in the crowd.
By William Sawalich
Here's one for the comic book lovers in the crowd. Photographer Max S. Gerber takes the opportunity of his recent portrait session with Stan Lee to recount stories from the times he's photographed the creator of Spiderman previously. Stan is quite the character, and he never seems to remember Mr.…

Documentary Photographer Finds Kickstarter Success

Eugene Richards is one of the most acclaimed documentary photographers of the late 20th century.
By William Sawalich
Eugene Richards is one of the most acclaimed documentary photographers of the late 20th century. He's still at it well into the 21st, and now you can help Mr. Richards publish his next book, Red Ball of a Sun Slipping Down, which is about life in the Mississippi delta of…

Black & White Photographs Of The Red Planet

What I think I find most interesting about the images from the new book This Is Mars is not the fact that they show the Red Planet in black and white, nor that they make beautiful visual art of the photographs from a scientific mission (the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter satellite).
By William Sawalich
What I think I find most interesting about the images from the new book This Is Mars is not the fact that they show the Red Planet in black and white, nor that they make beautiful visual art of the photographs from a scientific mission (the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter satellite).…

Pinup Models Wearing Milk Dresses

Photographer Jaroslav Wiczorkiewicz has a thing for photographing milk.
By William Sawalich
Photographer Jaroslav Wiczorkiewicz has a thing for photographing milk. But the thing is, he uses it like fabric, photographing it in motion with high-speed photography techniques, and clothing his models with it. Traveling the world to give workshops on lighting and photography, Jaroslav recently completed a 12-month calendar of Vargas-style…
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