#Yosemite150! The first legislation to protect California’s Yosemite Valley, the Yosemite Land Grant, was signed on June 30, 1864 by Abraham Lincoln. Galen Clark - an early champion of Yosemite Valley and the Giant Sequoias of Mariposa Grove - was instrumental in creating the legislation and later served as one of the park’s first guardians. (He is just barely visible at the base of this massive Sequoia tree)
From the series: Bellinger Collection of Photographs Taken by Timothy O’Sullivan, William Bell, William H. Jackson and Carleton Watkins, ca. 1866 - ca. 1880. Records of the National Park Service, 1785 - 2006
Photography has very little to do with mastering all the knobs and dials on your DSLR and everything to do with learning to look, really look, and get beyond the endless collections of different objects and people.
Over at The Dish Book Club, a reader chimes in on my conversation with cognitive scientist Alexandra Horowitz, author of the spectacular On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes.
Pair with Susan Sontag on photography.
"I’m trying to get cash flow positive."
MCALLEN, TEXAS - A group of women and two unaccompanied children are detained on a levee. Exhausted and hungry, the group appeared relieved to be found. It turned out they had traveled from Guatemala and Honduras together.