I knew it was from the Kobal collection, but I knew nothing of the photographer.Today, senior photo editor Todd Panagopoulos pointed out that the photographer, Clarence Sinclair Bull, was the head of MGM still department for almost 40 years. I had to find out more.Bull evidently was a favorite of Greta Garbo, who insisted only Bull could take her portraits. Born in Montana, Bull arrived in Hollywood in 1918, where he was hired as an assistant cameraman at Metro pictures.
April 17, 1995 JAMES F. Shoe Corp. Ended peacefully Sunday night when the company said it agreed to a sweetened, $1.3 billion buyout offer from Italy’s Luxottica Group. The first thing to consider when deciding on a set of awesome exhaust stacks is whether you want to go all out with pure stainless steel. Exhaust systems are widely available in aluminized steel, stainless steel coated aluminum, and other alloys. Stainless steel offers premium corrosion resistance, durability, and shine, but it will also cost quite a bit more than the other metals..
A common watch brand around the world, Citizen watches feature long lasting batteries within the watch unit. While the batteries are built to last a long time, they will eventually run out of power. When your Citizen watch battery runs out or breaks, you can remove it yourself in just minutes with a few normal household tools..
Tucked down a narrow street off the road to the airport, Bernard Mevs is the only trauma and critical care center in Haiti. Gunshot and car crash victims are sent from around the city to its tall, orange gates. Inside, ventilators keep patients breathing during surgery, amputees receive prosthetics, and patients learn to walk again..
But, as the father of two young children, he wanted to have an impact beyond the high tech sector on a humanitarian level. He was inspired by the 2005 Oscar winning documentary Born Into Brothels, which depicts the lives of children growing up in Calcutta’s red light district. The filmmaker, British photographer Zana Briski, gave 35 mm film cameras to eight children and watched as those cameras transformed their lives..
Truth is, making music in New Orleans has, historically, often meant a marginal living; the flood exacerbated this reality, submerging not just homes but careers and a good chunk of the local music business. Around Katrina’s second anniversary, a “Musicians Solidarity Second Line” featured dozens of musicians carrying, but not using, their instruments: not a note played, not a step danced. A slow, steady rain lent dramatic drips to homemade signs reading “Living Wages = Living Music” and “Imagine a Silent NOLA.” Even those who’ve surmounted financial hurdles often encounter a more insidious challenge: the sense that they’re not exactly welcome back.