Archive for August, 2011

Viva Varun: At Camp Bestival!

The crowd erupts as House of Pain plays "Jump Around".

Answer to “Where am I?”: Camp Bestival, Lulworth Cove, Dorset Set on the Jurassic Coast, Lulworth Cove is one of England’s biggest tourist attractions. Every summer, a 3-day music festival is held on the Lulworth Estate. This year, the festival was headlined by Blondie (awesome), Mark Ronson (who played a fabulous set in homage to his [...]

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Viva Varun: Where is He Now?

Viva Varun: Where is He Now?

Varun’s on the go, with his Leica D-Lux 5 in tow dropping out of the blue, with one photo and one clue where in the world could he be – do you know? Answer on Facebook, Twitter or below. Tomorrow your misery will be put to rest. For today take your best guess. Here is [...]

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Kike Calvo: Discovering Himself Through Photography

© Kike Calvo

A Spaniard by birth, Kike (pronounced key-key) Calvo has developed his unique vision and signature style by means of direct experience in over 75 countries. Those who have conversed with him about his work describe him as “one of those rare people who are pure energy.” Calvo is a photographer who transcends genres. He has [...]

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Todd Korol: A Pro’s Pro, Part Two

Perpignan © Todd Korol

Todd Korol is a self-taught Canadian photographer who lives with his family in Calgary, Alberta, but has traveled the world on assignment for various corporate clients and international publications as well as trips solely for his own personal projects. We first interviewed Todd Korol in June about his career in photography, his family and his [...]

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Nicholas Vreeland: Capturing Photographs to Honor and Preserve His World

Khyongla Rinpoche on His Mountain, Dagyab, Tibet, 2003

Nicholas Vreeland is a Tibetan Buddhist monk who was educated in Europe, North Africa and the United States. He later pursued a career in photography and in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s worked as an assistant to Irving Penn and Richard Avedon. Vreeland was introduced to his teacher, Khyongla Rato Rinpoche and The Tibet [...]

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Red Bull X-Alps Ends Victoriously in Monaco

Christian Maurer (SUI1) and his supporter celebrating at goal in Monaco at the Red Bull X-Alps on the 28th of July 2011.

On Thursday, July 28 Christian Maurer, Team SUI1, landed in Monaco having completed the Red Bull X-Alps race in just under 11 days, 4 hours and 22 minutes. Despite having infringed on a forbidden zone and thus being served a 24-hour penalty, Maurer still managed to finish the race far ahead of the other competitors. [...]

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Carl Merkin: Off the Beaten Path

Grand Canyon Of Pennsylvania

“When we get these thruways across the whole country, as we will and must, it will be possible to drive from New York to California without seeing a single thing.” – John Steinbeck, “Travels with Charlie” 1960 Whenever I go on the road, I keep this thought in mind. For me, to travel the back [...]

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