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April, 2013

  • 10 April

    Walmart & Sears Shutter In-Store Portrait Studio Departments

    New York, NY – Wednesday, April 10, 2013 As of last Thursday both Sears and Walmart closed the doors for good on their long standing family portrait studios.  No longer will celebrities and ironic hipsters get to make fun of people in the suburbs for documenting themselves and their children …

  • 9 April

    Cojo Unintentionally & Consistently Photobombs Art Magazines

    New York, NY – Tuesday, April 9, 2013 Sometimes you are the star of the photo, sometimes you are oblivious the photo is being taken and end up in a magazine anyway.  The latter has happened to me twice (and possibly more) in the past month.  When you go to …

  • 9 April

    Blick: All Utrecht Are Belong To Us

    New York, NY – Tuesday April 9, 2012 Wow, I did not see this coming…  Utrecht, the massive art store chain “Best quality discount art supplies & craft store trusted since 1949” got acquired by Blick Art Materials according to an article on Hyperallergic. Utrecht’s 45 stores are now added …

  • 9 April

    Six Flags Over Gattaca

    New York, NY – Tuesday, April 9, 2013 It’s so great when a short film comes along with an interesting concept, good witty writing, slick design, and amazing execution. Special Effects (SPFX) have gotten so good that this small team has been able to meld hand held shot footage with …

  • 4 April

    Photographs of Paris Taken 100 Years Apart From The Same Location

    Paris, France- Thursday April 4, 2013 “We’ll always have Paris”, is part of one of the most famous lines in Cinema history, and it’s funny after looking at photos from streets in Paris from today and 100 years ago from the same vantage point.  The Paris of 1940’s Casablanca was …