Tagged: inspiration

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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,...

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...

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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...

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...

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...

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It’s A Tool – Not A Trophy

The first SLR I ever owned was a Pentax Super Program, which I bought at Frank’s in Highland Park during my sophomore year of high school. It was a terrific camera – definitely a step...

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...

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...

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...

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F+B Magazine On Flipboard

We’ve got some great new directions that we are taking F+B in over the next several months; the first of which is the launch of our brand new Faded + Blurred magazine on Flipboard. Flipboard is...

Helen Warner

Five For Friday #107

“Inspiration comes and goes, creativity is the result of practice.” – Phil Cousineau Influenced by theater, mythology, and legends, the fine art photography of Helen Warner is the stuff of fairytales. Her work is never digitally manipulated...

Thomas Lamadieu

Five For Friday #106

“That’s the great secret of creativity. You treat ideas like cats: you make them follow you.” – Ray Bradbury I love this use of a fish-eye lens. French artist Lamadieu Thomas looks upward to take images of...