The Smithsonian Magazine is calling on readers to vote in its 10th annual Reader’s Choice Award. Voters can select their favorite photo from among 50 finalists. This year’s contest received 37,600 entries from 112 countries. The Magazine’s editors will also select winners for five additional categories - Altered Images, American Experience, Natural World, People and Travel. Voting is open through March 29, 2013.
‘Mental Picture’ by Wolfgang Tillmans is part of ‘The Unphotographable’ exhibition at the Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco that explores ‘a parallel history in which photographers and other artists have attempted to describe by photographic means that which is not so readily seen: thought, time, ghosts, god, dreams.’
Check this link for more information about the exhibition
German photographer Markus Reugels has gained quite a bit of attention over the years for his stunning and colorful high-speed photographs of the shapes and forms created when liquid is dropped into water. If you’ve ever been curious as to what it takes to get images like these, Reugels talks briefly about the equipment and technique he’s currently using and shares an image of his actual setup.
‘UK-based photographer Steve Adams has a great skill for calling attention to very simple, everyday details within the natural world. In this series of work, he captures the mystifying elegance of a full moon as it rises against the surface of the Earth or hangs up high, a tiny circle in the sky.’ Read more at My Modern Met