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Photography: Covid-19 in the Washington Area

I just posted a portfolio of photos I made in the Washington, DC area during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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David Turnley: Lifetime Portfolio SlideShow

Photojournalist David Turnley has published a video portfolio of his best work drawn from his long career. Whether he made images of happy or sad events, the love and humanity come through: David Turnley is 64 years old, His twin brother, Peter Turnley, is also a great photographer.

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Travel: Ryanair passengers will have to ask to use toilet

The Guardian reports that Ryanair passengers “will have to ask permission to use the toilet under new rules laid out by the airline, as it prepares to restart 40% of flights in July in the hope that government restrictions on travel in Europe will be lifted.” For other rules, see this interesting piece in The […]

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Whatever you want to do, do it now

Magnum Photographer David Alan Harvey writing on Instagram: Whatever it is you want to do, best to do it now. That’s been my mantra since childhood and magnified with time.  Harvey is now 75 years old so that’s a long-time mantra for him. Harvey encourages photographers to shoot what it feels like, not what it […]

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Iceland to Ease Travel Restrictions

Reykjavík Grapevine reports that Iceland, the most sparsely populated country in Europe with a population of just 364,134, expects to reopen to tourists by June 15: Tourists visiting Iceland after this date can make a choice: go into immediate 2-week quarantine, get tested for the coronavirus, or present a clean bill of health from the […]

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Alaska Airlines: ‘Our Care is Never Canceled’

Alaska Airlines, the fifth largest airline in the United States, sends the right message for this moment:

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French-Canadian Song for Covid-19 Relief

Céline Dion and other artists from Quebec have come together to perform a special version of Jean-Pierre Ferland‘s “Une Chance Qu’on S’a” for Covid-19 relief. Other artists include Ginette Reno, Lara Fabian, Alex Nevsky, Ariane Moffatt, Marc Hervieux, 2Frères, Marc Dupré, Guylaine Tanguay, Annie Villeneuve and Charlotte Cardin.  The song is also available in Apple […]

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Suzanne Stein: ‘Take pictures even when you don’t feel like it’

Take pictures even when you don’t feel like it. Take them when you’re tired, when you’re depressed, when you’re hungry or bored or otherwise unmotivated. Push through your sad times and don’t give up. I’ve actually gotten some of my best pictures on my worst days. Be inspired by the work of other photographers, but […]

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Covid-19: What can we learn from Japan?

Covid-19 deaths per 100k population as of May 11, 2020: Country Deaths/100k population Belgium 76.23 US 24.66 Japan 0.50 Source: Johns Hopkins Are masks the answer?

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Will independent travel return before group travel?

In an interview in The Seattle Times, Rick Steves hypothesizes that independent travel will come back before group travel: There’s independent travel and then there’s organized travel. I think independent travelers will be a little more adventurous at first. But organized tourism is a complicated thing, and you don’t want to have a bus with […]