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A digital scrapbook of stuff I'm seeing / reading / finding / watching / thinking about / listening to. It is where ideas take shape, and perhaps, end up on my blog or website.
postcardsfromamerica:

Jim Goldberg, Frank Jakubczak, European Homemade Sausage Shop, Milwaukee, WI, 2014

postcardsfromamerica:

Jim Goldberg, Frank Jakubczak, European Homemade Sausage Shop, Milwaukee, WI, 2014

Paris Snapshots

January Snapshots

by Jens Jarisch and Sharon Davis (360 Documentaries, 2011)

Sodom and Gomorrah is a hellish neighborhood in Accra, Ghana, where children eke out a living on a scrap heap of discarded computers that the West no longer needs. The children scavenge and then sell computer parts for a pittance, while they dream of escaping illegally to Europe.

A harrowing tale.

For some photographs of the same place, check out this essay on burn magazine: Agbogbloshie by Kevin McElvaney

But aren’t young people only interested in browsing Tumblr photos and reading sound bites on blogs? Isn’t our “I-get-the-idea” culture killing the spirit of plunging into the depths of a book? Steidl’s outlook is bright. He guest lectures five-six times a week at universities across the globe, and he sees a strong interest in theory of printed matter from the young. The problem to him, is that they have no practice.

February Snapshots.

The legend that is David Alan Harvey explains how and when he uses autofocus or manual focus, with the aid of his dancing neighbour. 

austinkleon:


READ A BOOK INSTEAD
I made an iPhone wallpaper for you.

austinkleon:

READ A BOOK INSTEAD

I made an iPhone wallpaper for you.

katislovesies:

USA. New York City. 1957. A Llama in Times Square by Inge Morath

“Llamas can drive… they just don’t know it yet…” ― Llama Queen

June Snapshots

Nothing Is Original

Nothing Is Original was originally published on Peter David Grant