Minutiae is designed to record mundane moments with no time to pose nor polish shots. The app was created as a response to the polished, carefully selected images we put on Facebook and Instagram. Instead of weddings, pets and brunch, Minutiae wants its users to capture the random, often boring things that happen in between.
As someone who created a 200 page book celebrating “The Beauty in the Ordinary” in 1999 as my thesis, this makes my heart sing.
“A good photograph is knowing where to stand.”
– Ansel Adams
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Ansel Adams is one of the greatest photographers of the 20th century, and photographer Elliot McGucken may have discovered a reason why. While viewing some of Adams’ public domain work, McGucken realized the presence of the golden ratio in the compositions. Read more.
Vegetable Canvas is a photography series by designers Tessa Dóniga and Christian Baumgartner. Made me look. Also, garlic!
As a mother of a Minecraft obsessed kid these retouched images of animals made me laugh out loud. Hat tip off to Aditya Aryanto.
Intrigued by photographer Louis De Belle’s unconventional portraits of New York commuters.
Then and now photos show people as young adults and at 100 years old. The sentimental series by photographer Jan Langer visually presents the inevitable changes that accompany aging.
A giant 150ft iceberg is floating past Canada. Wow.
You can now organize your saved bookmark on Instagram by tapping and holding the bookmark to save posts by collections. Getting all Pinterest-y on us!
I took this photo of E at a waterpark with a GoPro Hero Session. What a fun little camera this is! Thinking of blowing it up and hanging it on my living room wall.
Half Half Travel is a beautifully creative project by a long-distance photographer couple. Their photos meet in the middle when they can’t.
This photo by Will Sanders. Totally made me smile.
Loving how Evgenia Arbugaeva captured these impressive Alaskan women fishing in extreme environments. Discovered them in this Vogue Article.
I have completely fallen in love with Evengia Arbugaeva’s sense of aesthetic. Her photographs are nothing short of magical.
Beautiful Winter Pictures curated by Jon Feinstein and Andy Adams.
As a visual person that loves piano music
this photo this 3D render by graphic designer Frederico Picci made me look.
This “>Traffic Light Series by Lucas Zimmerman is stunning.
A camera that won’t allow you to take a photo that thousands of others already have taken photos of, based on geo-tagging. Interesting concept.
(via Joe Gebbia)
Breakfast is ready. Photo by Alena Zhandarova.
Photographer Philippe Halsman believed that when you ask a person to jump, his/her attention is mostly directed toward the act of jumping and the mask falls so that the real person appears.
More photos of jumping celebrities over on Kottke.
This photo offers some much needed perspective. From Kottke’s post The year in photos 2016.
This photo caught my eye. Discovered in a post over on Brain Pickings: Acts That Amplify: Ann Hamilton on Art, the Creative Value of Unproductive Time, and the Power of Not Knowing