Take a Little Trip (8 photos All photos © Matt Sartain. Above: Levitation. California based photographer Matt Sartain concepts, shoots, retouches and often styles his own work which is influenced by his love of storytelling. Fighting Our Inner Demons (15 pieces) When you first glance at Jonathan Bartlett's illustrations, they'll probably remind you of Norman Rockwell's classic paintings. They have that same sort of nostalgic feeling to them - the kind that makes you long for simpler times, when an ideal life seemed like it could exist. But look a little closer and you'll notice a darker theme running throughout.
The Anatomy of Determination September 2009 Like all investors, we spend a lot of time trying to learn how to predict which startups will succeed. We probably spend more time thinking about it than most, because we invest the earliest. Some awesome pictures from the National Geographic’s Photography Contest 2010 Some awesome pictures from the National Geographic’s Photography Contest 2010 - WATCH THE 2011 SELECTION : National Geographic’s Photography Contest 2011 - Here is some awesome pictures from the National Geographic’s Photography Contest 2010, published by The Big Picture website. Some pictures are really amazing !
Features - Urban Outfitters + The Impossible How did you get involved with the Impossible Project?Dave Bias: I founded SavePolaroid.com with a friend in February of 2008. At the same time, I had started emailing Doc [Dr. Top five regrets of the dying There was no mention of more sex or bungee jumps. A palliative nurse who has counselled the dying in their last days has revealed the most common regrets we have at the end of our lives. And among the top, from men in particular, is 'I wish I hadn't worked so hard'. Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who spent several years working in palliative care, caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. She recorded their dying epiphanies in a blog called Inspiration and Chai, which gathered so much attention that she put her observations into a book called The Top Five Regrets of the Dying.
Public Art Concepts - Dan Sternof Beyer 2011 Download the PDF of these ideas : Public Art Concepts - Dan Sternof Beyer 2011 (2mb) [ New American Public Art ] News - HARMAN technology Limited Press Statement 19th January 2009 After the decision by Polaroid in 2008 to cease production of its instant films, a much-loved method of photography looked set to disappear forever. However, leading photo-imaging company, HARMAN technology Limited can confirm it is now involved in a new venture which could deliver welcome news to millions of Polaroid instant camera fans across the world. The manufacturer - whose brands include the ILFORD analogue range, HARMAN PHOTO inkjet papers and KENTMERE PHOTOGRAPHIC - is supporting ‘The Impossible Project’ which is being spearheaded by a Dutch business known as Impossible b.v. Formed by a group of businessmen and a number of ex-Polaroid employees, Impossible b.v has signed a 10-year lease on part of Polaroid’s former factory in Enschede, Holland and acquired some of Polaroid’s original production machinery for producing 600, SX70 and Image films.
9 Things You Realize After You Die Annie Kagan – OmTimes | Three weeks after he died, my brother Billy woke me at sunrise and began describing what was happening to him in the afterlife. At first I thought that grief was causing me to imagine his voice. But as my brother began sharing cosmic secrets with me, secrets I couldn’t ignore, I became his student. Billy taught me that when you’re born, that big pop gives you a kind of amnesia.
Spellbinding Stories (20 photos) Photographer Andrew Smith of Cuba Gallery not only shoots amazing photos, he uses Adobe Lightroom in post-production to make them even more visually stunning. His photos have that retro and slightly cinematic feel to them, as if you're seeing a frozen moment of an old film. By controlling the colors, tones and lighting, Smith creates spellbinding stories that make you feel lost in his world. I love how his photos are not only incredibly crisp but how he crafts his stories through composition and lighting. Modernism vs. Zen Aesthetic by Zoe Y. Zheng Seattle-based graphic designer Zoe Y. Zheng has created this clever series of minimalist posters entitled “Modernism vs. Zen Aesthetic”…
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