Monthly Archives: December 2010
“Japanese artist Iori Tomita takes a colorful approach to highlighting the complex compositions of marine life creatures with his collection entitled “New World Transparent Specimens.” Tomita was first introduced to the creation of transparent specimens for the scientific purpose of examining minuscule bone structure as an undergraduate student majoring in fisheries. The specimens’ flesh is made translucent by a method that dissolves the creatures’ natural proteins. The artistry of nature and man-made design converge when vibrant dyes are introduced to the delicate skeletal system. Selectively injecting red dye into the hard bones and blue into the softer bones, Tomita underscores the other worldliness of aquatic life”
you guys HAVE to watch this; you will not regret it.
I know that my last ‘recent photos’ post was in July. My only real excuse is that I’ve moved across a continent since then, and have, for the most part, had way too many things related to that going on to pursue my photography habit to any real extent.
LAME, I know. If anything, moving across the country should have given me many more things to take pictures of! And it probably did. But I was too lame to take many pictures of them. :)
ANYWAY, believe it or not I have actually taken some photos during the last few months, just not frequently enough to warrant posting about it. They have all been noted in my changelog and posted to flickr though, if you are interested.
I am going to try harder though. I’ve thrown good money at this problem, so expect it to get better. Any. Time. Now.
So without further ado, here are some of my favorite photos I’ve taken in the last week. With my old camera, even. See! I’m doing better already!
PDX Image Makers’ 2010 Holiday Photo Walk
“Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful; if it’s bad, it’s an experience.”
– Victoria Holt (via stellarexplosion)