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Cool Visual Art images

31 Dec

A few nice visual art images I found:

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Image by fernandoprats [@Ignasi Terraza photos]
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Un número dedicado a explorar la visión y propuestas de Marcel Duchamp.
No su vida, no su obra; tan sólo algunos de sus conceptos.
Realizado con aportes de artistas, pensadores y diseñadores de todo el mundo
combinados con la explícita intención de producir a su vez un objeto duchampiano.

-el medio como instrumento intelectual que transpasa su especificidad y se burla de ella
-la obra independientemente de su carácter representativo e interpretativo
-”arte”, en términos de convenciones, lo más “amorfo” posible
-”obras” en las que la obra no es una finalidad en sí misma sino una excusa
-interpretaciones o, mejor dicho, lecturas que pueden convivir a pesar de ser aparentemente excluyentes
-objetos “anestesiados estéticamente”, anulados en su probable complacencia de la mirada, “rectificados”,”asistidos” para otorgarles una nueva -a menudo, insólita- significación. Como en la elección de los “ready-mades”: “basada en la indiferencia visual y en la ausencia total del buen o mal gusto”
-obras “definitivamente inacabadas”
-rrose sélavy, su alter(-)ego
-ajedrez, máquinas ópticas, matemáticas, geometría, “artefactos”
-la “pintura mental”, “pintura de precisión”, el rechazo de cualquier elemento en el que la mirada se pueda recrear con fruición

-texto, – bloques, – fotografías, + mixed-media, + pintura, + ilustración.
-toda la revista está en castellano e inglés.

(descárgala gratis y comienza felizmente el verano -o el invierno-)

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This issue plays around the conceptual universe of Marcel Duchamp. Not his life, nor his works, just some of his concepts.

– the medium, as an intellectual tool which goes beyond its specificity mocking it.
– the work, regardless of its representative and interpretative character.
– “art”, in terms of conventions, as “amorphous” as possible.
– “construction”, in which the work is not it’s purpose, but an excuse.
– interpretations, or rather readings which can coexist despite being seemingly exclusive.
– objects “aesthetically anesthetized,” lapsed in their likely sight complacency; “rectified”, “assisted”, to give them a new –often unusual- significance. As with the choice of “ready-mades”: “based on visual indifference and a total absence of good or bad taste”
– works “definitively unfinished”.
– rrose sélavy, his alter (-) ego.
– chess, optic machines, mathematics, geometry, “artifacts”.
– “mental painting,” “precision painting”, the rejection of any element in which sight can be delighted.

– aesthetics: – text, – blocks, – photographs, + mixed-media, + painting, + illustration.
– the whole magazine, in spanish and english.

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edit(ing), direct(ing) + complements
art direct(ing) + design(ing)
estudi prats
insistAnçao, correct(ing) + additional stuff
r | v
hernán dardes
albert jordà
kiddo | emilia cavecedo
frontcover(ing) concept fot
une autre sensualité
backcover(ing) concept borrador
UU – dou _ ble _you et aa
open(ing) concept
nacho piédrola + salaboli & fp porta

accesories, lisa kehoe { kiddo | emilia cavecedo, lisa liibbe lara, josean prado, oriol espinal, mark valentine sullivan, hernán dardes, alfredo de la rosa, jonathan minila } => meta
{ pepo m.-the secret society, r | v, leah leone } => hilarious
{ pancho lorenz, natalia osiatynska } fernandoprats => rage

=> meta kiddo | emilia cavecedo, nacho piédrola, salaboli, lisa kehoe { lisa liibbe lara, mark valentine sullivan + shari baker, oriol espinal, gabriel magri, naomi vona, mara carrión }
=> hilarious { d7, olivier gilet, jef safi, special spatial guests }
=> rage { brancollina, gabriel magri, natalia osiatynska, bill horne, UU, christy trotter } simon fröehlich

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John Jorgenson unplugged – Billet Doux (Django Reinhardt)

31 Dec

Here’s a snippet of the John Jorgenson Quintet playing the Django Reinhardt / Stephane Grappelli classic “Billet Doux” (Love Letters) acousticly and without any amplification. Watch the intro with two fingers – just like Django … I had the pleasure of watching these fantastic musicians performs at an intimate venue, the Café Esperanza in Wuppertal / Germany, on May 8th, 2010. The Quintet are: John Jorgenson – guitar, bouzouki, vocals, clarinet Jason Anick – violin Doug Martin – rhythm guitar Simon Planting – bass Rick Reed – drums, percussion Tania and Sandra Differding from Luxemburg joined them on trombones. For the photographers: Filmed with a Nikon D90 and a 70-300 VR Nikkor handheld. Still trying to figure out how to get it going, but it’s fun to play with …! What a night!


? WoW Arena – Karizikat Feral Druid PoV 3v3 Arena!

31 Dec

Check out Gladiator Karizikat owning it up in 3v3 arenas on his feral druid! Check out his channel! Connect with Dara Mactire: Dara Mactire Facebook: Dara Mactire Twitter: For epic instructional and entertaining videos check out: Take Your Gaming To The Next Level! Music Provided By http OVERWERK – House (feat. Nick Nikon) – Tristam – I Remember – Project 46 & Gemellini ft Corinne Lee – Crazy – Thanks For Watching!
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Tilt shift of the Carnaval party in Rio de Janeiro Made by Jarbas Agnelli and Keith Loutit Both Jarbas Agnelli & Keith Loutit were winners at YouTube play, a Biennial of Creative Video at the Guggenheim for their individual creations “Birds on the Wires”, and “Bathtub IV”. Music by Jarbas Agnelli, available here: Special thanks to Rede Globo, Liesa and Jodele Larcher. Thanks also to Guto Vaz, Marcio Avila and DudaM for supporting us on the ground. Shot on Nikon D3s Bodies, using modified enlarger lenses & large format bellows. Keith Loutit’s Small Worlds Project: | https Jarbas Agnelli
Video Rating: 4 / 5


St Vincent – Surgeon from 4AD Session

31 Dec

View the full session at In September of this year, St Vincent took a giant leap forward with the release of third album, Strange Mercy. This time out Annie Clark was to combine her long-celebrated musical virtuosity with ambitious songwriting that ran a gamut of emotional cadences, all the while underpinned by a colourful sense of melody. Recording these songs live for the first time, St Vincent has performed four tracks from Strange Mercy for the tenth visual installment in the 4AD Session series. Shot at Shangri-La Studios in the heart of the Brooklyn film and photography district in Greenpoint, the session was recorded with Annie’s new band, Daniel Mintseris (keys), Toko Yasuda (moog) and Matthew Johnson (drums). Given St Vincent’s transgression from the underground to the pop spotlight over the course of three studio albums, it’s somewhat fitting that Shangri-La host the session having initially earned its name as a secret spot known only through word of mouth. As with all of the sessions in the series, directors Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard filmed the four tracks with a clear artistic vision. In this instance, the inspiration came from an unlikely source — the memory of seeing a 1968 Shirley Bassey performance of ‘This is My Life’ on Rai Uno for Italian TV. With that reference point in mind, Annie takes centre stage against the backdrop of a projected live-feed, resplendent in glamorous eye make-up and with her always-impressive guitar work brought clearly
Video Rating: 4 / 5



31 Dec

Jakub Polomski, geboren 1985, lebt in der kleinen Stadt Cieszyn in Südpolen. Als sein Interesee an der Fotografie im Alter von 20 Jahren geweckt wurde, lieh er sich die DSLR eines Freundes und fing einfach an. Heute bedeutet das Fotografieren für ihn Reisen, Licht und Zeit. 2010 wurde er von National Geographic Poland mit dem ersten Platz der Kategorie „Polnische Landschaften“ ausgezeichnet.

Das hier vorgestellte Projekt Mordor wurde durch J.R.R. Tolkiens „Herr der Ringe“ inspiriert, was auf Elbisch „Land der Schatten“ bedeutet. Die Fotos laden zum Träumen ein und wecken Sehnsüchte nach dem Mystischen. Feinfühlig komponierte Gebirgslandschaften überzeugen durch Dramatik und den scheinbar perfekten Moment, den die Natur schaffen kann. Die gewaltigen Wolkendecken und die gekonnte Nachbearbeitung des Fotografen tun ihr Übriges und runden die Bilder formvollendet ab.

Der eher zurückhaltende Polomski berichtet: „Alle Fotos enstanden in den Alpen Österreichs (Hohe Tauern und Dachstein Region) und der Schweiz (Zermatt, Furka Pass) während eines 10-Tage-Trips 2008 und 2009. Ich wartete auf Veränderungen des Wetters, um die Bilder dynamischer zu gestalten.“







Auf Nachfrage unterrichtet mich der ambitioniert Landschaftsfotograf darüber, mit einer Canon EOS 5D/5DII fotografiert zu haben. Polomski benutzte außerdem das 17-40mm f/4, das 70-200mm f/4 und diverse Grauverlaufsfilter. Jakub Pokomski ist übrigens auch auf Facebook zu finden.

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Editing a River Landscape Photograph in Adobe Lightroom

31 Dec

Doing an edit of a photograph I took, trying out different things eeing what I can come up with. We use graduated filters, Black and White, Saturation, Luminance, Distortion correction and more. Follow me on Twitter for the latest news and updates! http
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Testing video with nikon J1 and lens nikkor VR 10-30. Video 1280×720 60p
Video Rating: 4 / 5


Canon Rebel T3i/600D Battery Grip Unboxing & Overview 720p HD

31 Dec

I bought it for around with two generic batteries.Definitely a good deal rather buying the real Canon made battery grips.If you have any questions, please put them in the comments below.I will try my best to reply to them
Video Rating: 2 / 5

How to attach the Think Tank Photo Camera Support Straps V2.0 to any Think Tank Photo backpack or harness system. The Camera Support Straps V2.0 are convenient and comfortable ways to attach one or two cameras to backpack straps or a harness. By using the Camera Support Straps V2.0, the weight of a DSLR and attached lens are suspended on the front of the backpack, reducing stress on the neck and shoulders. For more information about the Camera Support Straps V2.0 and other Think Tank Photo products, please click one of the links below: Camera Support Straps V2.0: Think Tank Photo backpacks: Think Tank Photo homepage:


Agniputhri – Agniputhri 14-09-12

31 Dec

Agniputhri 14-09-12
Video Rating: 1 / 5

Following her training injury earlier this year, Rachel is back on the bike and back on the pace as she takes on the gnarly trails of Schladming, Austria. Shes fit and focused and looking to reclaim her position as world number one in 2010. Meanwhile, brother Dan has his eyes set on a strong finish in the Schladming 4X finals. Can he end the year on a high? While Dan gets his lines down on the rebuilt 4X track, we gain an insight into the life of Animal Commencals firey photographer, Sven Martin as he hunts for the perfect shot. Its been a solid year for 2008 World Champ Gee Atherton, and with a little more luck he could well take the World Cup title next year, but for now hes focused on putting it all on the line in Schladming, and he does just that.


Art & Design degree shows 2012

31 Dec

Some cool visual art images:

Art & Design degree shows 2012
visual art
Image by University of Salford
Our MediaCityUK building is the venue for the Art & Design degree shows from 13-17 June 2012.

Art & Design degree shows 2012
visual art
Image by University of Salford
Our MediaCityUK building is the venue for the Art & Design degree shows from 13-17 June 2012.

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Last Chance: 36 Hours Left to Grab These 20 Sensational Photography Deals

31 Dec

Screen Shot 2012 12 24 at 1 50 50 PMWith the countdown to the end of 2012 we’re also closing in on the time that our 20 Great Photography Deals of 2012 will be ending (and when we’ll draw the winner of $ 1200 in photographic gear).

In just 36 hours (as the calendar ticks over into 2013 US Eastern Time) the great deals we put on offer in the lead up to Christmas will close. Among them are some great savings to be had – up to 73% off resources that will help you make 2013 the year of great photos!

Also at that time our competition to give away $ 1200 in photography gear will end. You get an entry into that draw for each purchase you make. Pick up one deal you’re in the draw once, pick up two you’re in twice etc.

The Top Deals of 2012

A number of people have messaged me for my personal recommendations on which deals I think are best. Really it will depend upon your needs but here are the deals in order of ‘best sellers’ so you can see what others bought this year:

  1. Day 11: 73% off our Perfect Portrait Pack – the biggest discount of the week on a bundle of 3 of our most popular eBooks
  2. Day 6: 55% off our ‘Natural Light’ eBook – this $ 9 deal almost knocked over our servers!
  3. Day 8: Any Ed Verosky eBook for just $ 4.98 – 6 EBooks to choose from and as always, very popular this year.
  4. Day 2: 30% off Phil Steele’s Flash Portrait Course – Phil always delivers great teaching and this is an important topic.
  5. Day 4: 65% off our iPhone Photography eBook – if you have an iPhone this $ 7 deal will pay off big time!
  6. Day 3: 33% off the Photographer’s Workflow – eBook, presets, smart collections and videos to help you improve how you manage your photos.
  7. Day 10: James Brandon’s ‘Tack Sharp’ eBook for just $ 5.97 – a small investment that will have a big impact upon one of the most important aspects of photography.
  8. Day 5: 38% off Neil Creek’s ‘Night Photography’ Video Course – the fastest selling course on Udemy ever!
  9. Day 9: 25% off Trey Ratcliff’s ‘The Art of Photography’ Course – 4 video modules to help you improve your photography.
  10. Day 1 – 50% off Click – How to Take Gorgeous Photos of Your Kids – perfect for those of you with kids in your lives
  11. Day 7: 43% off Your own Unique Photography Website and ONline store from PhotoMerchant – a great way to start off the new year

Browse them all at our 12 Days of Christmas page.

The Top Deals of 2011

Don’t forget – this year we also have brought back 9 of the best selling deals from 2011 – these also expire as we tick over into 2013. Here’s their ranking based upon best seller status last year!

  1. Bonus 9: 50% off our Going Pro eBook – thinking about making money from your photography? Grab this one.
  2. Bonus 1: 48% Saving on our Photo Nuts Series – these 3 eBooks will give you control over your camera and give you a processing workflow to create some amazing images.
  3. Bonus 6: 20% off any Topaz Labs Post Processing Software – loads of software to choose from – or get it all for a further 20% off.
  4. Bonus 5: 30% off Trey Radcliff’s HDR Video Tutorial – there is over 11 hours of step by step video instruction in this course!
  5. Bonus 4: 55% off our Travel and Color Photography eBooks – two popular eBooks by Mitchell Kavanavich
  6. Bonus 3: 2 Special Savings from Photojojo – a camera bag insert and digital time lapse camera
  7. Bonus 8: 55% off our Portraits eBook pack – 2 portrait eBooks for a great saving… (note: see Deal 11 above to get our Kids eBook added for just $ 2).
  8. Bonus 7: Save 30% on the 2012 Craft and Vision eBook Collection – 15 eBooks for a crazy price of just $ 45. That’s a years worth of education for just $ 3 each!
  9. Bonus 2: 40% off any Photography Concentrate eBook – 4 great eBooks to choose from!

See them all on our 12 Days of Christmas page.

Don’t Forget the Prize

Every purchase made gives you one entry into the draw to win a photographic prize to the value of $ 1200 USD.

You know what your kit need the most – so we thought we’d let you choose. You can put it towards a new DSLR, a new Lens (or two), a Flash, an Apple computer, Photoshop or anything else (based upon recommended retail price on Amazon, Apple or B&H Photo).

To enter – simply pick up one of the deals featured on the 12 Deals page. Pick up two and you’ve got two entries in the draw (each purchase gives you another entry in the draw).

If you’ve already picked up a deal or two – you’re already in the draw with one entry for each purchase.

This competition is open to all international readers – if you win we’ll get you your prize wherever you are.

So head to our 12 Days of Christmas page and grab yourself a bargain and put yourself in the running for this great prize. Enjoy!

Post originally from: Digital Photography Tips.

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