Monthly Archives: January 2013

Moose

That’s right. It’s a moose. Although, we’re usually use to seeing moose with the big antlers. In popular culture, at least, that is practically their defining factor. This, however, is a female moose. No antlers on her pretty little head. … Continue reading

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Tattoo in Progress

  There are many, many gorgeous photographs floating around on the internet of tattooed models, but there are considerably fewer photos of people getting tattoos. That’s what first made this photograph, taken at the Tattoo Arts Festival in Pattaya, Thailand by Binder.donedat (no real name … Continue reading

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Lines for our Eyes

This is a very simple photograph; there aren’t a lot of colors or textures. The subject isn’t particularly exciting or dynamic. But, sometimes that can be OK. This photo has some wonderful things going for it. For instance, it plays … Continue reading

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Japanese Garden

This seemingly exotic scene, believe it or not, is a Japanese garden located slap bang in the middle of Portland, OR! The tree in the foreground really steals the photograph, doesn’t it? All of it’s sinewy twisted branches sort of … Continue reading

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Colorful Fruit

  What really made this photograph stand out was the dramatic colors, which really are a delight to your eyes. And the colors aren’t flat whatsoever. I don’t know how photographer Lisa Sinclair managed to get this kind of lighting at a … Continue reading

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Drums

I love the composition of these oil drums, and all the reflections of the water, and textures and warm colors of the rust. Although I must admit I find it a bit disturbing that such a scene can exist at … Continue reading

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Classic Car

I’ve gotta say, classic cars have to be one of the most fun things to take pictures of short of a live model. They just have so much darn personality, so many great curves and angles and details. You could … Continue reading

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Making Sockets Interesting

Would you believe that this photo was achieved without a macro lens? I mean, I guess it’s not necessary for how big sockets are, technically, but taking a photograph that nails this kind of tight focus & perspective without one … Continue reading

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Dancing the Sardana

This photograph by Chany Crystal, entitled, “Dancing the Sardana” is probably my favorite kind of photograph, because it illustrates an implied story if not outright telling one itself. It has a great contrast of old and new; it is a beautiful faceless … Continue reading

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Braille Wine Label

This close-up photo by Jeremy Keith is pretty cool. I mean, it’s not uncommon to find photos of wine bottles and even wine labels, but a braille wine label! I just can’t get enough of how the bumps cast all these … Continue reading

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