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17 Crazy School Signs | smosh

17 Crazy School Signs | smosh | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

 

I doubt all the signs are genuine, as for Lexington and L.C. Swain Middle Schools billboards  -photo process may well have helped ;o) But some of these are pretty funny !

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MOOC photo | IONISX

MOOC photo | IONISX | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Découvrez le cahier de vacances : trois cours gratuits pour garder des souvenirs inoubliables de votre été !
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IONISX, "groupe d'enseignement supérieur privé" propose

des cours gratuits "s’adressant à tous, et plus particulièrement aux débutants. Ils resteront accessibles tout l’été et vous permettront d’acquérir des connaissances pratiques à votre rythme."

1) Débuter la photo :

prise en main et premières prises de vue.

2) Débuter le montage :créez vos vidéos souvenirs

3) Faites-le vous-même :réalisez vos vidéos 3D-relief !

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Oakoak | Street Art

Oakoak | Street Art | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Monica MIRZA's insight:

Allez faire un tour sur le site d'OakOak, il vaut le coup d'oeil :)

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Is it art or is it vandalism ? #streetart | LA Times

Is it art or is it vandalism ? #streetart | LA Times | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Shepard Fairey has never been one to play by the rules — and that's par for the course for someone in a street art community that exists on the cultural margins.
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Art Jones's curator insight, July 16, 6:34 PM

Urban artist and their work over the course of just a very few decades represent a barometer for our change taste and sensibilities. #URBANART

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"Picture This ? Some Just Can’t" - Carl Zimmer | The NYTimes

"Picture This ? Some Just Can’t" - Carl Zimmer | The NYTimes | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

Aphantasia [...] a little-known condition on the verge of wider study.

Monica MIRZA's insight:

Aphantasia's the name recently given by the journal Cortex to someone's inability to summon up mental images. (the Greek 'phantasia' being the power that presents visual imagery to our minds, according to Aristotle).

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"Art of diplomacy: how French schools abroad cope with censorship" | the Guardian

"Art of diplomacy: how French schools abroad cope with censorship" | the Guardian | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
France says educational establishments in other nations must abide by their’s host’s rules – even if that means covering up paintings and biological illustrations
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The Hidden Life of Objects

The Hidden Life of Objects | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

L’artiste israélien Eran Croitoru nous dévoile avec sensibilité la vie cachée des objets de notre quotidien [...]"

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Some are really funny :)

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Behind the Scenes - London Street Art

Listen to this british Street Art Gallery talking about the unique Phlegm installation in London

Via Veille digitale
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Moon Wine

Moon Wine | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

The Moon
There is such solitude in that gold.
The moon of these nights is not the moon
The first Adam saw. Long centuries
Of human vigil have filled her with
An old lament. See. She is your mirror.
Jorge Luis Borges

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A Pinterest board collection of moon pictures : some are really dazzling.

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Magnifique ! The beauty and majesty of France | Michael KENNA - PHOTOS

Magnifique ! The beauty and majesty of France | Michael KENNA - PHOTOS | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Photographer Michael Kenna has returned to France over the last 40 years to capture the magic and sublime romance of its landscapes, from a misty Seine to the Palace of Versailles and an otherworldly full moonrise
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Dazzling pictures...

Some more ?

Here's Michael Kenna's  Image Archive page on his personal website :

>> http://www.michaelkenna.net/imagearchive.php

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79 Banques d'images gratuites - Free pictures data banks

79 Banques d'images gratuites - Free pictures data banks | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Liste mise à jour de plus de 79 sites et banques d'images internet qui proposent des images gratuites à usage commercial ou non commercial.
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Liste à jour au 01/10/2014

Free pictures (some for commercial purpose as well)  data banks -latest update on October 1st, 2014

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Light projections creating street | Philippe Echaroux

Light projections creating street | Philippe Echaroux | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
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Philippe Echaroux is a French photographer & street artist. 

His project, "Paintings with lights", uses  pictures projections to generate ephemeral street art.

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Why use IMAGES & VIDEO on websites | VISUALISING

Why use IMAGES & VIDEO on websites | VISUALISING | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
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>> http://www.j6design.com.au

Some infographics by the Australian design website well suit educational goals... see the 'Client Area'.

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Exploitez le RAW au maximum pour les photos de nuit avec Lightroom et camera raw

Exploitez le RAW au maximum pour les photos de nuit avec Lightroom et camera raw | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

Cette semaine, je vous propose de voir ce que le format RAW jumelé aux capacités de Lightroom ou Camera Raw, permet de faire. Une récupération de photo prise dans des conditions de lumière extrême, avec à la fin une photo réussie.


Via Frédéric DEBAILLEUL
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Oliver Ray | Canada

Oliver Ray | Canada | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
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Awesome painting -some pictures really make me feel as if I reality were a comic strip...

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Vernacular Typography

Vernacular Typography | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Vernacular Typography is a digital archive and community-based initiative dedicated to the documetation and preservation of vanishing examples of lettering in the everyday environment. It seeks to explore, protect, and promote the typographic heritage of local communities around the world that retain their rich traditions of vernacular signage.
Monica MIRZA's insight:

Une graphic designer américaine est à l'origine de ce site : Molly Woodward.

Vernacular Tipography présente quelque 1000 images prises à New-York, Rome, Tokyo, Tel Aviv... et montre ce qui se faisait avant l'ère des graphic designers qui ont pour seul outil leur ordinateur. Vernacular Typography nous fait découvrir des devantures originales (réalisées au pinceau) avec un cachet tout particulier.

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The "Sand, Sea & Spray" urban art festival in Blackpool | Pictures

The "Sand, Sea & Spray" urban art festival in Blackpool | Pictures | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Organisers of Sand Sea & Spray invite more than 20 well known street artists from around the world to create works in an attempt to help regenerate parts of the seaside town
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The White House on Twitter

The White House on Twitter | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

 "America should be very proud. #LoveWins   pic.twitter.com/qH1OA1BV2j " is the corresponding tweet.

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6 couleurs teintant le bâtiment symbolisant le siège du Président  américain (et avatar du compte officiel de la Maison Blanche)... et voilà qu'une fois encore, une photo vaut mille discours.

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Photo Composition | Steve McCurry-COOPH

COOPH explains 9 photo composition tips with the help of Steve McCurry's incredible photographs. Special thanks go to Steve McCurry for his time and permissi...
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As simple as effective -and a bright conclusion :)

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David Hockney: ‘Just because I’m cheeky, doesn’t mean I’m not serious’

David Hockney: ‘Just because I’m cheeky, doesn’t mean I’m not serious’ | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
At 77, and with two new exhibitions, David Hockney is more prolific and outspoken than ever. He tells us why he stopped painting after the death of his assistant – and why, despite a 9pm bedtime, he’s still a rebel at heart
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Un serious game pour apprendre à utiliser Photoshop

Un serious game pour apprendre à utiliser Photoshop | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Si Photoshop est bien connu du grand public grâce aux nombreuses retouches et aux photo-montages, il reste malgré tout un logiciel difficile à maîtriser.

Via Audrey Bardon
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Manière astucieuse d'aborder un logiciel complexe... et dédramatisation de son apprentissage :o)

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10 belles pochettes d'albums (2014) | Culturebox Musique

10 belles pochettes d'albums (2014) | Culturebox Musique | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

"[...] Le vinyle revient en force et 2014 restera comme un cru exceptionnel en la matière. L'autre bonne nouvelle c'est qu'avec lui, la pochette d'album, [...] reprend des couleurs. Voici notre sélection, forcément subjective, des dix visuels les plus mémorables de l'année écoulée."

Monica MIRZA's insight:

Graphisme, illustrations, photomontages... quelques belles trouvailles !

Coïncidence : ma préférée est aussi celle du seul (groupe de) musicien(s) que je connais dans les dix proposées... quelques explorations musicales à venir, donc.

 

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3D illusions pavement street art | Julian Beever

3D illusions pavement street art | Julian Beever | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

Julian Beever's chalk pavement drawings -3D illusions.

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"3D illusions"J. Beever's website photo gallery displays most of his 3D pavement drawings...

"Anamorphic illusions are drawn in a special distortion in order to create an impression of 3 dimensions when seen from one particular viewpoint."

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Egypt’s powerful street art packs a punch

Egypt’s powerful street art packs a punch | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Urban artists are borrowing from ancient Egyptian culture to create powerful statements of protest, discovers Alastair Sooke.
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MAGDELEINE, banque photos libres - Haute qualité

MAGDELEINE, banque photos libres - Haute qualité | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

Que ce soit pour un projet, un site, ou simplement pour illustrer un article, une image lambda ne peut pas être utilisée librement.


Via Freewares&Tutos, Frédéric DEBAILLEUL
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Daniel Morgenstern's curator insight, January 20, 1:13 PM

Ce site Web gratuit propose deux licences, à savoir :

Licence CC0 (Creative Commons Zéro) : permet au titulaire de droits d’auteur de renoncer au maximum à ceux-ci dans la limite des lois applicables, afin de placer son œuvre au plus près du domaine publicLicences Attribution : l’œuvre peut être librement utilisée, à la condition de l’attribuer à l’auteur en citant son nom.