Posts Tagged ‘George Steinmetz’

Top 10 Local Photography Exhibits of 2012

Maybe it’s the national malaise, or maybe it’s just coincidence, but many of the finest photographic exhibits in Washington in 2012 have been meditations on loss—the Holocaust, extinct empires, far-away wars, hardscrabble young adulthoods, urban ruins and funerary rites.
Here’s one critic’s choice of the 10 best photographic exhibits of the year. Four of the 10 [...]

Reviewed: “Desert Air” at National Geographic Museum

Yet again, the National Geographic Society has mounted a photography exhibit that doesn’t just wow you with imagery; it also boasts a crazy backstory. In “Desert Air,” Nat Geo offers 15 years' worth of George Steinmetz’ stunning aerial views of landscapes, along with the motorized paraglider he uses to make them—a 90-pound contraption that goes [...]