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The Photographic Chain: Five minutes with Philip Plisson

This post is the latest in Kike Calvo´s series The Photographic Chain, which profiles photographers from around the world he meets during his travels. My dream is… Dreams change over the years; Now I dream that one of my grandsons discovers an eye and starts the photographic adventure.   The biggest lesson in my career… To…

$450,000 In Private Donations Will Allow Excavation Of Blackbeard’s Ship To Continue

  A spur-of-the-moment donation today of $32,500 allowed the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources to meet its fund-raising goal of $450,000 to continue excavating the wreckage of the Queen Anne’s Revenge, the flagship of the legendary 18th-century pirate Blackbeard. The contribution from Rita and Eric Bigham, a retired couple who divide their time between…