Today the art of underwater photography is far reaching and well established – from surreal fashion shoots, to HD videos shot with a GoPro – but in 1938 it was a whole different scene. Bruce Mozert introduced a generation of people to underwater photography as he pioneered the art, building his own underwater housings and producing some highly original images while he promoted Silver Springs Florida’s crystal clear water. [Read more...]
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...]
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.