David Schonauer

Books: The Night Springsteen Became the Future of Rock

KICKSTARTER   Friday July 20, 2018

In May 9, 1974, Bruce Springsteen performed a show at the Harvard Square Theatre in Cambridge, MA, that helped launch his career: In the audience was Rolling Stone music critic Jon Landau, who later pronounced Springsteen as the future of rock and roll. Also present was photographer Barry Schneier, whose photographs of the concert are the only visual record of that night. Unseen for decades, the images are now collected in a book being funded at Kickstarter, Bruce Springsteen. Rock and Roll Future.    Read the full Story >>

Tech Notes: This Is One of the Tallest Monopods in the World

PetaPixel   Friday July 20, 2018

Speaking of rock and roll: The British tripod maker 3 Legged Thing has announced a new monopod called Trent, which happens to have been named after Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails. But its real claim to fame, notes PetaPixel, is its height when fully extended: 80 inches, or a little over six and half feet. Formed of aircraft-grade magnesium alloy, the Trent weighs just 1.4 pounds but has a maximum load capacity of 66 pounds.   Read the full Story >>

Let's Continue the Conversation ...

Facebook   Monday May 21, 2018

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American Photography 2018 Open: A Sunrise, A Moonrise, a Sidewalk Stunt, and a Portrait of a Great Actor

By David Schonauer   Tuesday July 17, 2018

Have you entered the American Photography 2018 Open contest yet? The number of entries we received over the past month has skyrocketed; people from all around the globe, and from all around the U.S., have been sharing their work with us. The contest is open to images taken with all types of cameras -- from your smartphone to your DSLR or mirrorless camera. The ...   Read the full Story >>

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