As April gets ready to pack its wagon and roll out, here are some blog posts I enjoyed from this last full week of the month.
Photographers, is your avatar a selfie of you behind one of your cameras? Mine is. Dave Beckerman thinks its a mask we hide behind. Read Masks
After you read Susie Trexler‘s post about a roadside rest stop she found in Utah, you’ll forevermore consider the architecture of rest stops you use. Read The Architecture of Rural Rest Stops
Photo-sharing site Flickr was acquired by rival SmugMug this week. Mike Connealy expresses the worries we all have. My take: at least it wasn’t bought by private equity. Read Flickr –> SmugMug
Heide tells the story of Charles-Axel Guillaumot and how he kept Paris from collapsing — literally. With lots of stunning photographs. Read The day Paris almost collapsed
This week, Ford announced that it is canceling all of its sedans in North America. Going forward, it will sell only trucks, SUVs, and the Mustang. Let that sink in for a minute. And then read Paul Niedermeyer‘s argument that SUVs have about the same exterior dimensions as cars did before about 1957. They are merely returning to form. Read Is This the Sedan of the Future? Back to the Future
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