Category Archive: inspiration

Sep 28

Weathered wall

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Weathered wall of an old taverna, Hydra, Greece. 2013.

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Apr 15

Strasbourg, Part II

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The Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Strasbourg. The architecture was just astounding, and the intricacy of the façade was breathtaking. Know what else is breathtaking? The crookedness of my photo. Yeah, sometimes a tiny point-and-shoot really doesn’t cut it. One of the doors of the cathedral. So beautiful. Inside the cathedral. Near the cathedral was an adorable …

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Feb 11

ElectriciTree

Gorgeous artwork by Budi Satria Kwan, available as a print from Society6. The luminescence of this print is almost ethereal.

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Jan 29

Photos from beer cans

Matt Bigwood makes pinhole cameras out of ordinary aluminum beer cans and takes long exposures of up to six months of skies in his neighbourhood. The results are absolutely fantastic! It looks like aurora borealis, dreamy and like a fairy-tale. Bigwood’s site is overwhelmed by traffic right now, but here’s an interview with him from …

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Jan 29

Misao and Fukumaru the Cat

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These heartwarming photos by Miyoko Ihara tell the story of a little white kitten adopted by her 88-year-old grandmother, Misao, twelve years ago. They are inseparable– Fukumaru the cat follows Misao into the fields, into the bath, and bats playfully at her lunch. It’s inspiring to see the very active Misao growing and picking vegetables …

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Jan 28

The Quiet World

The Quiet World By Jeffrey McDaniel   In an effort to get people to to look into each other’s eyes more, and also to appease the mutes, the government has decided to allot each person exactly one hundred and sixty-seven words, per day.   When the phone rings, I put it to my ear without …

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Jan 03

Surreal self-portraits by Kyle Thompson

Kyle Thompson is a young, talented photographer who takes amazing self-portraits using a tripod and self-timer. He is so creative within his usual settings of suburban Chicago, painting an alternate world of subdued colour and an odd stillness. They are beautifully eerie slices in time. For the above photo, Thompson notes that he used two …

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