It’s lookin like a BEAUTE of a weekend with plenty o’ sunshine here in the western states, maybe one of the last summer-esque ones of the season. To accompany the solar rays and outdoor activities / BBQ’s, here are a few tunes that will keep the summer vibes flowing. LIVE IT UP! Photo credit: from Patternity.com (go check em out)
The story of the Landfill Harmonic Orchestra is one of the most inspiring tales of resourcefulness and transcendence one might ever hear and see. The people of Cateura, Paraguay create beautiful sound out of what most anyone would consider trash.Be sure to check out their website and keep an eye out for screening tours in the near future.
Hurtling at speeds close to 40,000 mph ( aka 11 miles per second !!), the Voyager spacecrafts are in their 37th year of space travel. Acting as a $422 million dollar ‘bottle’/vessel, the Voyager space vehicles have a very special interstellar message as their cargo. Packed within a small hold aboard both Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 are golden LP size records with a stylus / needle to play them with (pictured above). Included on the gold-plated copper records are […]
Mineral King in Sequoia National Park is a quintessential alpine environment. With an elevation gain of 11,500 feet from the valley floor near Three Rivers, CA, Sawtooth Peak & Needham jut out dramatically in the central portion of the Sierra-Nevadas. Walt Disney had grand plans to turn the area into a massive (think Mammoth) ski resort back in the 60’s, but the local residents prevented this from happening. The Walt Disney Company reportedly still owns a few acres of land at […]
The Utah Arts Festival took place a few weekends ago, & as usual it was pretty fetchin’ rad. In the coming week there will be a few posts on some of the favorites from the fest. To kick it off we have some newer work from Issac Hastings (having been featured a couple times on CapturingCapacity, you’ll find links to his other features below the gallery). Issac had a booth near the ‘street-art’ scene of the Library lawn, and was […]
The stream of stimuli that has flooded our lives due to the internet is dumbfounding; especially when you hold the modern flow in comparison with that of only 20 years ago. Debatably there are many positives and negatives, but it certainly can help to inspire. Here are some miscellaneous images pulled from the unending search for thought provoking visuals and fascinating artifacts of human culture. If you’re digging on these images / theme of Miscellanea, you just might want to […]
To say Daft Punk is legendary is an understatement. Having influenced and altered the musical landscape with their debut album ‘Homework’ all the way back in 1997, Daft Punk have become global cultural icons. To get on the Daft Punk frequency, tune yourself in to this classic monster of a track “Around the World” by clickin’ play below. This month (until the 24th of June), there is a fantastic group show focused on, and inspired by the musical powerhouse that […]
I’m quite sure there must be nearly a hundred posts of weekly favorites from the New York Times LENS Photojournalism blog. If you’re stoked on Photojournalism just go to the CapturingCapacity homepage and type in LENS in the Search bar on the left side, or simply just click here if you’re really lazy ;} Well, enjoy the shots & be thankful for what you’ve gots. That Wraps It For This Post. Past This Point You mights run into ad territory […]