Taking a very unique and literal approach to the process of woodblock printing, Bryan Nash Gill presses prints directly from cross cuts of stumps and logs. Capturing the beautiful simplicity of trees and their incredible concentric rings. Gill also has some great other art you can catch on his site.
The above mugshot is of MLK after he was arrested in the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycotts. Here are some awesome quotes from Martin Luther King to commemorate him on his day. TRUE CHAMPION. “A nation that continues to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.” “He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it […]
Binh Danh is an artist based out of San Jose, CA who creates art based upon his ancestral home of Vietnam and the madness of the nearly two decade war that occurred there. After graduating from Stanford in 04, Binh Danh has explored the photographic process and utilized photosynthesizing leaves as a ‘photo-paper’ on which he places negatives to produce a ‘leaf print’. Real stroke of brilliance here. INNOVATION THROUGH VEGETATION
A couple weeks ago, an eccentric soul by the name of Lena N. came through town and unearthed a bunch of treasure from her storage unit. The most dazzling of these excavated gems, were packets of powder entitled “Rainbow Fire” that claimed to alter the color of flames in a wood fire (ended up being a combination of Copper Sulfate and Sodium. Tossing a couple packets on the fire, we recorded the effects with a camera- the best of the […]
Like witnessing a Geometric Explosion, watching Francesco Locastro‘s most recent video of his shape combinations is beguiling (although the music is a bit dull – you might want to supplement with your own soundtrack). If you dig the video below, be sure to check out the other posting centered on Locastro from a few weeks back. KA-BOOOM!!
The scenes and phenomena captured in this video is quite unreal. Using High Dynamic Range (HDR) bracketing, top of the line Digital SLR’s are able to combine exposures to blend details from the highlights, as well as record faint light such as star clusters. If you aren’t blown away by this, I will refund your 4 Minutes of life that you take to watch it. MARVELOUS MONTAGE.
Everyday the New York Times Photojournalism blog (LENS) pumps out fresh material that is fit for dropping jaws and keeping life in perspective. Here is the latest and greatest stunners from the past week’s entries. INTERCONNECTEDNESS MEDITATIONS