You may have seen Mary Ellen Mark’s work popping up throughout social media recently since her passing this May. Mark is one of my favorite American photographers; after reading this piece by NPR I immediately went to Mark’s site to browse through more images. Take some time and scroll down to learn and see more.
MARY ELLEN MARK has achieved worldwide visibility through her numerous books, exhibitions and editorial magazine work. She has published photo-essays and portraits in such publications as LIFE, New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, and Vanity Fair. For over four decades, she has traveled extensively to make pictures that reflect a high degree of humanism. Today, she is recognized as one of our most respected and influential photographers. Her images of our world’s diverse cultures have become landmarks in the field of documentary photography. Her portrayals of Mother Teresa, Indian circuses, and brothels in Bombay were the product of many years of work in India. A photo essay on runaway children in Seattle became the basis of the academy award nominated film STREETWISE, directed and photographed by her husband, Martin Bell. – See more at: http://www.maryellenmark.com/bio_resume/bio_resume.html#sthash.53W3ZBSB.dpuf
NEW YORK STREET PHOTOGRAPHY: SILVER GELATIN
Mary Ellen has been photographing on the streets of New York City since before she even lived in New York City—and she continues to. The energy and variety of New York has always inspired Mary Ellen. This is a small selection of photographs ranging from a carnival in Brooklyn in the 70s to a recent 9/11 Anniversary event in lower Manhattan.
– See more at: http://www.maryellenmark.com/gallery/gallery.html#sthash.OucL77zn.dpuf
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.