Tag Archives: cool stuff

The Birds – Kelly Castro

the birds – Kelly Castro (September 2, 2010, Los Aptos, California) An article on this exceptional photographer’s work can be found on the Adobe Photoshop site here. Castro’s Flickr site is here. An appealing resemblance to a photo I posted in the fall here (but I’ll take Kelly’s.)

Alexandra K. Trenfor / John Galt

Other great quotes by Alexandra K. Trenfor here and here)

On Any Given Day in Spring – Robert Adams

On Any Given Day in Spring (XIII) 2009 Gelatin-silver print Image: 5 5/8 x 8 5/8 inches; 14 x 22 cm Sheet: 11 x 14 inches; 28 x 36 cm Note the twist on the title of the photograph in the artist’s statement. (Statement taken from the Matthew Marks Gallery exhibition notes where this series […]

Swinging in the Rain

Fugue by Roberta Flack – A Musical Experiment

I’ve been listening to a lot of Bach this week. The same piece of Bach over and over, specifically Joao Carlos Martins performing BWV 1058, the second movement, the Andante. Martins practically bangs on the simple bass line. He plays with an insistence that feels like it should be against all the laws of classical […]

Julian Rosefeldt, Making of (The Ship of Fools)

FauxtoShop – Harding Meyer

Stunning images from Brazilian born Harding Meyer.

Wish I’d Thought of It Dept. – Audience, 2008

Audience, 2008. A clever installation that works as well in the imagination as in the museum space. Probably better. Once visitors enter the perimeter of ‘Audience’, the mass of mirrors select an individual they find interesting and turn to face them in an inquisitive, synchronised movement. The chosen member of the audience sees their reflection in every mirror; the subject […]


Design site Enpundit.com features some stunning, and a tiny bit disturbing, “tilt-shift” photographs of real-life scenes: train stations, construction sites, football stadiums, oil tankers that create the illusion of a model train set. In the images people look like toy figurines, water looks formed from molded plastic, super-saturated colors recall painted children’s toys. If modern day […]

Light Painting with Sparklers

This image has not been Photoshoped. Before you read how it was done on his site, see if you can figure it out. Very, very clever. The photographer, Patrick Latter, has a number of highly-inventive stunning pictures taken at high-speed.