Los Angeles-based photographer Brooke Shaden definitely knows how to capture mystically surreal moments, as we've seen in the past. She manages to find a somber beauty in the unusual realms she creates with attention to coloring and composition. There is a painterly quality to her work that translates beautifully through the camera, awarding each image the ability to tell its own story. Shaden's portfolio indicates an acute attention to detail that does not go unnoticed. She is just as aware of her models and the environments she places them in as the flow of their attire and the positioning of props. The talented photographer's series of works exhibit a playfulness with fabric, allowing skirts and attire to drape and flow with the wind. This visual technique heightens the expressive content's ability to communicate emotion. It takes great skill to achieve the masterful storytelling Shaden exhibits through her atypically represented tales of "what it means to be alive." Every shot…
It’s always amazing to witness at artist who embraces one of their greatest limitations, turning it instead into one of their greatest advantages. For Korean artist JeeYoung Lee the question was how to utilize her small studio space in Seoul measuring 11.8′ x 13.5′ x 7.8′ (3.6m x 4.1m x 2.4m) that was proportionally miniscule to the scale of her boundless imagination. Instead of finding a new location or reverting to digital trickery, Lee challenged herself to build some of the most elaborate sets imaginable for the sake of taking a single photograph.
There’s no shortage of niche video-streaming platforms, but the Shakespeare’s Globe has just announced a new super-niche service that lets you rent or buy recordings of performances from the famous... Keep reading →
Video streaming of performances from the Globe Theater? Sign me up!
The Lone Star State is a haven for the small and quaint. Make sure the journey is as fun as your destination. Born of sports car heritage, the new Porsche Macan is almost too much fun to drive. .
I used to live in Texas for a number of years....and miss driving around the unique places there. This is a great article about the small quaint towns that one could visit......makes me want to get in a car and start driving!
In baseball, a five-tool player comes along once every decade or two. Anyone who hits for average and power, has speed, is terrific defensively and has a rifle arm is revered. In bluegrass, the best of the best are three-tool players.
Artist, designer and art director Kevin Weir turned to history for inspiration for his latest GIFs. Using historical black-and-white photographs from the Library of Congress online archive, Weir created some very eerie and rather frightening GIFs. Weir got his start in making incredible GIFs like these by mastering design software while in graduate school.
Replays Tuesday 7/15 at 8 pm ET and Thursday 7/17 at 11 pm ET on Outlaw Country, Ch. 60 Puss n Boots, aka musicians Norah Jones, Sasha Dobson, and Catherine Popper, stopped by SiriusXM Outlaw Country to discuss the formation of their … Continued
It took singer-songwriters Lucy Kaplansky and Richard Shindell nearly 20 years to get around to making a record together, but only 24 hours for devoted fans to push past their initial goal of $40,000 to subsidize the resulting folk-roots effort, Tomorrow You're Going.
I can't wait to hear this album....or catch them on tour.
This is another of our ‘Introducing…’ posts which may seem questionable to some, after all Ruth Moody has been releasing music since 1997 (when she was a member of the delightfully titled group Scruj MacDuhk!) and released her debut solo EP ‘Blue Muse’ back in 2012. However, to many mainstream Country fans, such as myself, …
This article shares a great album from Ruth Moody. It's the perfect tonic after a challenging day. And for all of my friends in the UK - she will be touring there this month. Catch one of her shows if you are able...
The earliest known photograph to show a person, a Paris street scene from 1838, was published online this week.
Look in the photo's lower left corner and you'll see a man getting his boots cleaned on the sidewalk. The boot-cleaner is there too, although he is harder to spot.
The image has been posted online before, but it gained a higher profile after news site Mashable published a full-page version on Wednesday in partnership with Retronaut, a website that archives photos from the past.
Photographer Pete Thorne has discovered that, just as photographing the elderly can make for powerful portraits, the same can be said for old dogs as well. His “Old Faithful” photo series takes a warm an intimate look at man's best friends as they live out their golden years.
These photos are heartwarming.....and strangely beautiful.
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