Monthly Archives: November 2012

Police Box

Police boxes like this one used to be all over the UK. They were tools that the police would use before mobile phones were available. The distinctive blue boxes each contained a telephone, and suspects could be locked inside the … Continue reading

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Winter Bouquet

This beautiful photograph is a stellar example of how some of the best art, especially when it comes to nature photography, is not always the most obvious. Paying attention to details really pays off, and a composition can be very … Continue reading

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Stormtroopers on Patrol

An often overlooked demographic of photographers are a close cousin to the street photographer. They are comic con photographers, or, often, cosplay photographers. These folks lug around their cameras to massive pop culture events, like the “Star Wars Weekend” where … Continue reading

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Composition and Lines

I am not really sure what this thing is beyond some kind of sail apparatus, but when I saw this photo I knew I had to share it. There is just something about the composition of the shot – how … Continue reading

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Waiting at the Station

Maybe it’s their retro-inspired attire, or the almost sepia lighting in this great photo, but for some reason when I look at it I imagine a couple waiting for a train to go home at the end of the day, … Continue reading

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Industrial Romanticism?

This admittedly creepy capture by Joelk75 (no real name given) is of an antique toy factory mold for making baby doll heads! I just love the colors and textures that convey such an unsettling but beautiful sense of decay and mutability. Isn’t … Continue reading

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Remember to VOTE Today!

Today’s creative commons photo was chosen with thanks to Daniel Parks, not just because it’s a great photo with great composition, but also to remind you to vote today in the United States! If you’re not sure where or how … Continue reading

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From Smith & Wesson to Work of Art

Isn’t it always interesting to see an item, usually typecast by its function, in an entirely different context? Case in point: this photograph. Guns are usually photographed to show off their utility, their danger or their, for lack of a … Continue reading

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Jack Frost is on His Way…

Nature makes such fascinating and beautiful patterns in ice crystals. This particular work of natural art from 2008, says photographer Tim Pierce, “was the frost on the roof of my car. I was standing right next to the car when I … Continue reading

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The Ants in the Steel Mill

Photographer Erik Charlton fills in the details on today’s photograph, “On a tour of one of the largest steel producers in the world. Baosteel is almost completely vertically integrated. Ore arrives at the ship terminal, rides along conveyers to the smelting facility … Continue reading

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