| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:22 PM
A photographer may take dozens of shots for an assignment, and they're usually edited down to just a few images for use in the newspaper and online. Details and moments significant to the photographer often don't make the cut. "Outtakes" presents a...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:31 PM
With a name like John Smith, the shtick about being the "every man" writes itself.
For John Mathew Smith, a City Council candidate running for a seat in Ward 1 in this November's election, it's not a gimmick; it's the truth.
"I'm a regular guy who...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Photographer Vincent Laforet had a pretty sweet gig as an editorial photographer, working with top-tier publications like the New York Times, Life, Time and National Geographic. But then he transitioned to commercial video photography, working for folks...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:09 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Wildlife photographer Greg du Toit has stared down lionesses, been charged by hippos and been chased by an angry bull elephant. He's been trampled by a buffalo ("But it didn't gore me") and had close encounters with...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:09 PM
As the wise, dryly humorous psychiatrist caring for shellshocked surgeons and troops in the hit television series "MASH," actor Allan Arbus was so convincing that at least one colleague assumed he had expertise in the medical specialty.
In 1973, the...
| Oct 26, 2012
Wilhelm Brasse, 95, a former Auschwitz prisoner who survived the camp after the Nazis discovered he was a professional photographer and put him to work taking pictures of other prisoners, has died. A spokesman at the Auschwitz-Birkenau state museum,...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:06 AM
A couple of artistic events I wanted to share...
Faith, art mix
First of all, one of the coolest – and under-promoted – artistic endeavors in Central Florida is the Faith Arts Village on Colonial Drive, just east of downtown Orlando....
| Nov 25, 2012
Using a newly developed editing machine that he dubbed the "three-headed monster," Dann Cahn pioneered multi-camera editing on sitcoms in the 1950s while helping to craft a classic, "I Love Lucy."
"Lucy" broke ground in television by employing three...
| Apr 29, 2013
Stanley A. Dashew, an inventor and entrepreneur who helped revolutionize the credit card industry, died of natural causes Thursday in Los Angeles, according to a family spokesman. He was 96.
Dashew held 40 patents in fields as diverse as credit card...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Jean Bach first laid eyes on the astonishing photograph more than a decade after its 57 subjects — all illustrious figures from jazz's golden age — posed on the steps of a Harlem brownstone in the summer of 1958.
The photo eventually...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:31 PM
A hint of autumn in the air is the first signal that the 2013 edition of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World is upon us.
Always a great event for food photography, the festival is in its 18th year and features a bevy of new...