Category: Photos

LBEARYN
June 25th, 2015 by Michael Sauers

I currently have more than 4,500 photos of vanity plates in my Flickr account. Here’s the first one I uploaded.

 

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May 28th, 2015 by Michael Sauers

Backyard Hawk

August 24, 2009

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May 27th, 2015 by Michael Sauers
Langston Sylvester reads about Elijah Muhammad in The African American Almanac at the Sacramento Public Library. Sylvester visited the library each day during Black History Month to study the lives of notable African Americans.

Langston Sylvester reads about Elijah Muhammad in The African American Almanac at the Sacramento Public Library. Sylvester visited the library each day during Black History Month to study the lives of notable African Americans.

On a recent visit to the Sacramento library, the high number of homeless patrons I saw there surprised me.

Seeing them in that quiet space, consumed by traditional media, I was struck by the difference between them and most of society with its 24/7 connection to streaming digital media. I began this project to take myself out of my own patterns and habits, to change my perspective, to observe, to listen, to understand, and to share this place of quiet.

Read the full article @ National Geographic.

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May 14th, 2015 by Michael Sauers

One of my most popular flickr photos as it appears in Livres Hebdo #664

Livres Hebdo 664

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Lytro Light Field Camera
April 17th, 2015 by Michael Sauers

Yesterday I received my Lytro (1st Gen) camera and have played with it just a little. I’m taking it on a road trip this weekend to really get a chance to use it but in the meantime, here’s the “best” of what I could do last night. Keep in mind, that all three images and the movie are the result of a single snap of the shutter.

Flower 1

Flower 2

Flower 3

Flower

 

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KoKo Taylor banner
April 9th, 2015 by Michael Sauers

2015-04-01 08.13.47

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SISP Mug crop
April 1st, 2015 by Michael Sauers

SISP MugMy mug from my alma matter the University at Albany’s School of Information Science and Policy, circa 1995.

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Wired Magazine April 1994
February 19th, 2015 by Michael Sauers

Wired Magazine April 1994

This is the cover to the April 1994 issue of Wired Magazine autographed at the Computers, Freedom, and Privacy conference by Bruce Sterling and Steven Levy. (I never did get my pen back from Sterling…)

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Undeveloped World War II Film Discovered
February 6th, 2015 by Michael Sauers

The Rescued Film Project discovers and processes 31 rolls of film shot by an American WWII soldier over 70 years ago.

Filmed By: Tucker Debevec
Audio Engineer: Eric Bower
Original Music: Mark Doubleday
Second Camera: Eric Bower
Edited by: Levi Bettwieser

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David Bowie - Sue (1)
December 1st, 2014 by Michael Sauers

A special thanks to my NLC colleague Scott for picking this up for me on black Friday’s Record Store Day. (#325 of 5000 copies)

David Bowie - Sue (1) David Bowie - Sue (2)

 

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