Symmetrie war noch nie ein Indiz für ein gelungenes Bild. Symmetrie bedeutet Redundanz und Redundanz erzeugt Langeweile. Geringe Detailtiefe kann man nicht durch Schärfen ausgleichen, sondern, in der Digitalfotografie durch größere Sensoren, in der Analogfotografie durch eine größere Filmfläche und natürlich durch bessere Objektive.
[Editor's note: In celebration of the holidays, we're counting down the top 12 Flavorwire features of 2012. This post, at #1, was originally published January 31.]
The 25 Most Beautiful College Libraries in the World [Editor's note: In celebration of the holidays, we're counting down the top 12 Flavorwire features of 2012. This post, at #4, was originally published December 13, 2011.] The college library, whether ornate or modern, digital or dusty, is in many ways the epicenter of the college experience — at least for some students. It is at once a shining emblem of vast, acquirable knowledge, a place for deep discussions and meetings of the mind, and of course, a big building full of books, which, as far as we’re concerned, is exciting enough. Colleges and universities are understandably quite proud of their libraries, which can be a selling point for prospective students and donating alumni alike, and they often become the most well-designed and beautifully adorned buildings on campus. To that end, and perhaps to inspire your studies a bit, we’ve collected a few of the most beautiful college and university libraries in the world, from Portugal to France to Boston.
I make no secret of the fact that I’m a hardcore bibliophile, but we’re a common enough lot these day.