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3 April 2014

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Adrian Suddenly Gordon, the Fukushima reconstruction effort, Instagram tips and the Kaplan Collection of daguerreotypes and ambrotypes.

  • In Through Her Mind's Eye, a World Apart, James Estrin describes the disoriented photography of Adrian Suddenly Gordon. "I've learned," she says, "more and more, that things that happen to me are different than what so-called normal people experience."
  • Drone Adventures teamed up with Taichi Furuhashi, a researcher at the Center for Spatial Information Science at the University of Tokyo, to see canvas the Fukushima reconstruction effort.
  • Alyssa Bereznak offers Five Tips to Take Better, More Beautiful Instagram Photos, starting with don't use Instagram to take photos.
  • The Kaplan Collection is a set of 17 daguerreotypes and ambrotypes of famous faces, including Lincoln, Twain, Daniel Webster, Emily Dickinson, Levi Strauss, P.T. Barnum and Thomas Edison.

More to come...

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