PT:1"15 to die for" Portfolio Photography 1 ART194 Spring 2015

January 19, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

Photographer. Jan Morris,
Sixty years ago, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay made their final climb to the summit of Mount Everest. Jan Morris, who reported the climbers' feat, introduces an extraordinary new collection of photographs. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/may/18/everest-ascent-edmund-hillary-tenzing-norgay
 

Photograph by Tommy Heinrich

A rare view of the epic ridge on the Chinese side of K2—so remote and difficult that most climbers tackle the Karakoram Range peak from the Pakistani side. Here, members of the 2011 expedition ferry equipment to the base of the 28,251-foot summit.


Photograph by Ralf Dujmovits

Buffeted by stinging blasts of wind-driven snow, Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner checks the ropes the team has spent weeks fixing along the entire route—9,000 feet of rope in all.

Commander Neil Armstrong, the first on the moon, captured this image of his partner in crime Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin.

http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/photos/moon-exploration-gallery/

Ohh!  and Walter Mitty. The best movie for photographers. Stuart Dryburgh, the director of photography
http://www.theguardian.com/film/2013/dec/29/drama-benstiller http://www.konraddwojak.com/blog/2014/why-every-photographer-should-see-the-secret-life-of-walter-mitty
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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