The Sartorialist Gets His Close Up, Santa Feeds the Fish: Daily Photo Feed 12/16

Posted by David Ozanich — 16 Dec 2010


  • The highbrow Lens Blog offers up an appealing narrated slideshow and interview with The Sartorialist about his street fashion photography. I've written about Scott Schuman's work before.

    In five years, Mr. Schuman's singular vision has transformed him from someone who documents style to someone who also influences it.

    For his part, Mr. Schuman, 43, says his inspiration comes from many sources: Jacques-Henri Lartigue, August Sander and Paolo Roversi, among others. Of Bruce Weber, Mr. Schuman said, "There's a kind of wholesome sexiness to what he does," as well as a "consistent respect" for the people he shoots.

  • By the way, this is what an $11 million Christmas tree looks like.

  • The New Yorker asked 10 photojournalists to pick their favorite images of the year:

    I thought these pictures would provide a glimpse into the collective consciousness of photographers who spend much of their time on the ground. With this in mind, images from the war in Afghanistan, the conflict in Mexico, and of the devastation in Haiti and the Gulf were not a surprise. But others were unexpected, including a long-term project on a photographer's parents, a reflection on being in a relationship with a fellow photographer, and an appreciation of an artist who creates entire worlds inside his camera without crossing a single international border.
  • Legendary interviewer Larry King ends his CNN talk-show reign this week. Here's a photo collection of Larry King Through the Years.
  • I'm loving this AP photo of Santa Claus feeding fish in the Sea Life aquarium in Germany. Via Gawker.

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