Pre-production Canon 1DMKIV at a wedding →
Very helpful review of Jeff Ascough’s use of the Canon 1DMKIV in low light for wedding pictures. As far as I am aware these are the first wedding images shot and published with the new camera anywhere in Europe, and possibly the world. Canon only allow a very select group of photographers to use their pre-production cameras, and I belong to that group - which I find very humbling. To give...
BBC News: German goalkeeper dies in 'suicide' →
BBC Video The manager of Germany’s national football team, Olivier Bierhoff, has said he is “shocked and speechless” after his goalkeeper, Robert Enke, apparently committed suicide. Enke was the leading candidate to be the country’s first choice keeper at the World Cup finals in South Africa next year. The 32-year-old died after being hit by a train at a level crossing...
Claude Lévi-Strauss, French anthropologist, dies... →
Claude Lévi-Strauss, 100, one of the preeminent social anthropologists of the 20th century, whose erudite, often mind-bendingly labored studies of indigenous Brazilian tribes led to influential theories examining human behavior and culture, died over the weekend in Paris. Rest in peace Claude Lévi-Strauss. I remember the 1st time I heard about you in Intro Anthropology and enjoyed learning about...