Robert Capa was there, man

There are now 125 previously unpublished photos by Robert Capa on display at the International Center of Photography in New York. He is mostly known for his monochrome photojournalism, and his photographs of the liberation of Paris are especially moving.

The ICP has over 4,000 new transparencies (who knew he shot so much in color!) in their collection, so I suspect more will come in all good time.

Robert Capa’s Unpublished Color Photographs Debut at ICP – LightBox

The End of 2013

I’ve had an excellent conclusion to 2013, and it just so happens that I have the pictures to prove it.

Downright flurrious, if you ask me
Downright flurrious, if you ask me

Our post-Hannukah family travel schedule was altered a bit when road conditions and a need for new tires changed our plans a little — the false start became a full day of driving to the opposite side of the state to my father’s home in Orange City.

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I wish I had somewhere to go

There are days where I really luck out on my lunch hour and get to catch a performance in the rain.

This fellow is named Alan, and he is banned from a local corner store called The Den after a feud with the owner who sounds like a bit of a dick if you ask me. Alan is a ramblin’ man, with calloused hands, a thick head of hair, and a beautiful guitar that he accompanies through a variety of music perfect for hearing on a rainy day.

a musician belting out covers of Conway Twitty in addition to songs he's written
a musician belting out covers of Conway Twitty in addition to songs he’s written

I was fortunate enough to catch an admittedly poor recording of one of his original tunes and I enjoyed meeting him. He’s never met an Emory before, and it pleased me to be the first.