Faded & Blurred

Five For Friday #115

“A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.” – William G.T. Shedd Driving from Southern California through the desert to Arizona you’ll pass through a very small town called Ludlow, so small in fact that if you blink you’ll miss it. It lies along Route 66 so there are a few […]

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Alex Honnold

Five For Friday #114

“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.” – Ashley Montagu Living a creative life does not have to mean being an artist, but it usually means being passionate about what you do. Alex Honnold is known for his free solo […]

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Five For Friday #113

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West Rocky McCorkle shot his 85-year old neighbor every Sunday for five years in order to put together this massive scale “silent film” made up of 135 still images which he calls You & Me on a Sunny Day. When seen […]

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Glen McClure

Five For Friday #112

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney Every year I look forward to seeing the contributions for the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest and this year is no exception. You can still enter the contest – the deadline is June 30th. [via HuffPo] Photographer and pilot Alex S. MacLean spends a […]

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Xiao Yang

Five For Friday #111

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill Xiao Yang blends together her love of abandoned, ghostly places with seemingly isolated, lonely people creating wonderful layered narratives. Called Love Letter, this series of black and white multiple exposures leaves us wanting to know more of the […]

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Dave and Kristin McGuire

Five For Friday #110

“Let me keep my distance, always, from those who think they have the answers. Let me keep company always with those who say ‘Look!’ and laugh in astonishment, and bow their heads.” – Mary Oliver Husband and wife artists Davy and Kristin McGuire use intricately cut paper, theatrical-like dioramas, lighting, sound, and animation to create these magical vignettes. […]

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Dave Engledow

Five For Friday #109

“The most wonderful inspirations die with their subject, if he has no hand to paint them to the senses.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Dave Engledow claims to be the “world’s best father” and shows it in these charming portraits of family life. He’s been taking these photographs since his daughter, Alice Bee, was an infant, wanting […]

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John Chervinsky

Five For Friday #108

“On certain occasions art can shake very ordinary spirits, and whole worlds can be revealed by its clumsiest interpreters.” – Gustave Flaubert Studio Physics is a series by John Chervinsky studying the passing of time. After composing and photographing a still life, he then sends that image to a painting factory in China where an anonymous artist will […]

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Dreaming With Open Eyes: Ernst Haas

“You become things, you become an atmosphere, and if you become it, which means you incorporate it within you, you can also give it back. You can put this feeling into a picture. A painter can do it. And a musician can do it and I think a photographer can do that too and that […]

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