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20 Most Inspiring Entries in Red Bull's Epic Photo Contest. It's back! Can you believe it's already been three years since we wrote about Red Bull Illume, the world's biggest photography contest for action and adventure sports? (Remember the incredible winners?) Beginning in June, Red Bull has been slowly leaking its top 250 finalists, and today, we're happy to announce that the gallery has been complete! We just spent the last few hours looking over each image and all we can say is, "Wow! " Similar to last time, there are 10 different categories in this contest: Close Up, Creativity, Energy, Experimental, Illumination, Lifestyle, Playground, Sequence, Spirit, and Wings. From tens of thousands of entries, 50 finalists will be announced and invited to attend a grand ceremony in the city of Hong Kong where the winners will be unveiled.

Though you'll have to wait for August 29 for all that, you can enjoy our top 20 right here. Tallinn, Estonia Photographer: Jaanus Ree, Athlete: Gard Hvaara Zakynthos, Greece Saas-Fee, Wallis, Switzerland Aniak, AK, USA. Richard Grayson. An 18-Year-Old’s Diary Entries From August, 1969. Friday, August 1, 1969 I got to sleep at about 3. I went to the airport with Grandpa, a harrowing experience. The plane was so late — it was supposed to come in at 10, they didn’t get down till after 11:30 a.m. Connie Fishman took a sleeping Jeffrey and a tired me home at about 12. Saturday, August 2, 1969 I was tired today. Sunday, August 3, 1969 I got up very late today — 10:30. Monday, August 4, 1969 Today was a nasty day.

Tuesday, August 5, 1969 I’ve been on the telephone all night. Wednesday, August 6, 1969 I got up my nerve and went to Manhattan today. Thursday, August 7, 1969 I never got to sleep last night. Friday, August 8, 1969 I slept fairly well, T.G. Saturday, August 9, 1969 I got a letter from Eugene this morning. Niice. A search engine with taste. Caroline Mackintosh’s Photographs Give Us A Taste Of Summer (NSFW) When looking through photographer Caroline Mackintosh‘s visual archive, the themes are immediately evident: beauty, youth, adventure. Using her lens, she paints a vivid storyline of an endless summer, stretched out over empty streets, swimming holes, and desert air. The sun-soaked quality of the colors, and slight dip in and out of focus give her work an air of honesty, as though she’s invited the viewer to casually sifting through a box of snapshots. Maira Kalman Thinking and Feeling.

Einstein, Anne Lamott, and Steve Jobs on Intuition vs. Rationality. Taryn Simon: The Picture Collection. The Roots: Hennessy Grooving. Voices Of East Anglia: Vinyl. Welcome to the Now Network. Tintypes on the Behance Network. I have a tintype portrait studio called Photobooth, on Valencia Street in San Francisco. Over the past year, I've had about 3500 people come through the door, sit in front of the camera and have their portrait made. Some of them came looking for me and some just wandered in and asked what we were doing there. Either way, I do not choose who I photograph, and I like the exercise of being constantly confronted with new people and having to figure out what I find interesting about them.

I prepare each tintype plate by hand and make a single exposure of each person (occasionally two, if I make a mistake). The tintype is processed immediately so the subject can walk out the door with it about 15 minutes later. Since each plate is a unique direct-positive, there is no negative and only one copy of the image exists. There's a short video at the bottom of this page (made by the good folks at Cool Hunting), that shows our shop and explains how the process works. Inkodye. SEEING DOUBLE. We are Colorblind. FORTY. Hilary Hahn and Hauschka "Draw a Map" POSTALGIA, 80s & 90s Pop Culture Solo Art Show by Steve Thomas. Boogie | photographer. New York Portait Project on Photography Served. Blog - Page 1 - King Brown. King brown Launch in NYC Posted by: Cleo on the 4th of December, 2015, 1 comment Posted in: kingbrown, launch, new york city It's going down, December 18 & 19 in New York City!

Bitetime journal and exhibition Posted by: Ian Mutch on the 30th of August, 2015, 65 comments Posted in: Melbourne, exhibition, publication, zine, ian mutch Solo exhibition by Ian Mutch at 2A/127 Greville Street Prahran. New Walls by Yok and Sheryo at Coney Island Posted by: Yok on the 13th of July, 2015, 31 comments Posted in: yok, sheryo, the yok, street art, Coney Island Art Walls This June we were invited by Jeffrey Deitch to participate in the Coney Island Art walls in Brooklyn NY, alongside a talented roster of artists including, Futura, Crash, How and Nosm and many more.

Cosmic Dread - Sean Morris Posted by: Ian Mutch on the 12th of May, 2015, 160 comments Posted in: Exhibition, Sean Morris, Melbourne A little teaser from walls completed at ALL FRESCO 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand. Askew One by Route52 Xoe Hall. Get the picture? Art in the brain of the beholder - 17 July 2012. Read full article Continue reading page |1|2|3 "My child could have done that!

" Wrong – neuroaesthetics is starting to show us why abstract art can be so beguiling STANDING in front of Jackson Pollock's Summertime: Number 9A one day, I was struck by an unfamiliar feeling. What I once considered an ugly collection of random paint splatters now spoke to me as a joyous celebration of movement and energy, the bright yellow and blue bringing to mind a carefree laugh. It was my road-to-Damascus moment - the first time a piece of abstract art had stirred my emotions.

Since then, I have come to appreciate the work of many more modern artists, who express varying levels of abstraction in their work, in particular the great Piet Mondrian, Paul Klee, and contemporary artist Hiroshi Sugimoto. Little did I know that researchers have already started to address this question. Chimp or Rothko? We certainly do have a strong tendency to follow the crowd. New Scientist Not just a website! More from the web. Shameless Stealing of Other People's Work - 日志 - Tyler - 个人中心_Confucius Institute Online|网络孔子学院.

Credit where credit is due: I think I'm the scholar, but I don't wear glasses. The funny thing is, I could put at least one 汉语桥选手 in each category! The Playa' Parents Nouveau Riche 2nd Gen. Rich Worker Scholar Culture Nut Pervert Effeminate Obsessive-compulsive Teenager trying way too hard to suck up to girls. Free food! Or, freedom. 182, Haruki Murakami. The author at his jazz club, Peter Cat, in 1978. Haruki Murakami is not only arguably the most experimental Japanese novelist to have been translated into English, he is also the most popular, with sales in the millions worldwide. His greatest novels inhabit the liminal zone between realism and fable, whodunit and science fiction: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, for example, features a protagonist who is literally of two minds, and The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, perhaps his best-known work outside of Japan, begins prosaically—as a man’s search for his missing wife—then quietly mutates into the strangest hybrid narrative since Laurence Sterne’s Tristram Shandy.

Murakami’s world is an allegorical one, constructed of familiar symbols—an empty well, an underground city—but the meaning of those symbols remains hermetic to the last. Murakami’s office sits just off the main drag in boutique-choked Aoyama, Tokyo’s equivalent of New York City’s SoHo. That’s right. No, it’s not. LAURENT GIRARD: Statues of Central Park. Robert Burns Photograph (c)Laurent Girard /All Rights Reserved The Falconer Photograph (c)Laurent Girard /All Rights Reserved Sir Walter Scott Photograph (c)Laurent Girard /All Rights Reserved Group of BearsPhotograph (c)Laurent Girard /All Rights Reserved Indian Hunter Three Dancing MaidensPhotograph (c)Laurent Girard /All Rights Reserved The Angel of the WatersPhotograph (c)Laurent Girard /All Rights Reserved Taking photographs since the age of 12, French born Laurent Girard has been one of the world's most sought-after master black and white printers for decades.

Procreate - Creativity, has no bounds. WeSC x RZA: Chambers by RZA. BEAT. LivingSculpture 3D module system. Hello, I Like You. I'll be gone. Slagsmålsklubben - Sponsored by destiny. Television is a drug. Inspired by Iceland Video. Sight.