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Hanging Out on the Best Coast: “Space Coast”

Monday 10.22.2012 , Posted by

The Interest in space has been stirred up again by the Herculean accomplishment of the Red Bull Stratos team and Austrian Skydiver Felix Baumgartner — who became the first human to break the sound barrier during freefall. It’s been over a year since Atlantis blasted off for the last time to deliver parts and cargo to the International Space Station, and the suburban sprawl surrounding Cape Canaveral on the East coast of Florida — also known as the “Space Coast” — has lost what truly made it special: launching space shuttles into the unknown. [Read more...]

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17 Year Old Surreal Photographer: Maria Sardari

Friday 03.16.2012 , Posted by

With models fading into the hallways, lights coming from their eyes… floating, sleeping, dreaming, wanting… these photographs are surreal and captivating like a dream you don’t want to wake from. They are the creations of photographer Maria Sardani, who is only 17 years old. [Read more...]

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Documerica: The Photographs of Flip Schulke

Wednesday 11.17.2010 , Posted by

For the Documerica Project (1971-1977), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hired freelance photographers to capture images relating to environmental problems, EPA activities, and everyday life in the 1970s.

Flip Schulke documented everyday life in New Ulm, Minnesota and the Florida Keys during the 1970s. In both locations, Schulke focused on the retired and the lives they lead in these two very different locals. Additionally, while teaching at the University of Missouri’s Columbia School of Journalism, Schulke recruited several students to photograph New Ulm to supplement his own photographs.

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