Herb Ritts’s Gorgeous Photography at Getty Center

If you’re in Los Angeles from now till August 26, 2012, make sure to drop by the Getty Center to see a major exhibition of photographer Herb Ritts’s work, called L.A. Style. The late Los Angeles-based photographer busted out into the scene in the 1980’s with his distinctive style. His incredibly striking shots of celebrities, athletes and supermodels were different because Ritts drew inspiration from a wide range of sources that included painting, sculpture, film, and the work of such leading fashion and portrait photographers as Richard Avedon and Irving Penn.

To this day, you can easily recognize an Herb Ritts shot when you see it. As the Getty says, “He revolutionized fashion photography, modernized the nude, and transformed celebrities into icons.” Classic and gorgeous.













Herb Ritts L.A. Style at The J. Paul Getty Museum website



December 4, 2016

Adventure Photographer Swims With Millions of Jellyfish

Ever wonder what it would be like to swim with jellyfish? Travel and adventure photographer Kien Lam fulfilled this fantasy by flying across the globe to Jellyfish Lake in Micronesia. Anyone who has been stung by a jellyfish can attest—it’s not a pleasant experience. But Jellyfish Lake in Palau is filled with millions of jellyfish that have evolved in a way that makes it safe for humans to swim in the same waters.

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December 3, 2016

Adventurous Photographer Treks to Remote Buddhist Village Before It Disappears

If you’re unfamiliar with Larung Gar, it may be because the small, remote town located in a far-flung corner of China has largely stayed out of the tourism spotlight. It is, however, a cultural and historical Tibetan treasure that has been undergoing tremendous changes in the past few decades, particularly in the midst of global controversy between Tibet and China.

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