What a shot. Read on…
Lartigue’s racing car
This is one of Lartigue‘s most well-known photographs depicting a racing car and spectators. I recently found this explanation of the optical distortion that made this image so famous. It is apparently down to the comparatively slow shutter speed on his large-format camera that opened from bottom up as he panned the camera…
…and here is the undistorted version if Jacques’ shutter had been faster and he had not panned…
Laser-sintered and vacuum cast polyamide on raw oak – 27cm in height – Edition of three.
New research suggests our brains delete information at an ‘extraordinarily high’ rate.
The mysteries of the brain may be virtually endless, but a team of researchers from two institutes in Göttingen, Germany now claim to have an answer for at least one question that has remained a puzzle: just how fast does the brain forget information?
Read more at Engadget here
One of the Green Camp staff just walked past my chair and dropped this in my lap and with no explanation walked off. It is piping hot chocolate freshly made by the kids in their chocolate making class – oh and they also made the banana leaf vessel and spoon.
no more words now… must concentrate… on… chocolate
Not wanting to make light in any way of such an horrific incident but…
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I treated myself to banana and coconut pancakes with passionfruit syrup for breakfast this morning
The length of my fingernail, this stunning little bug looking like a gold-tipped havana landed on my screen earlier.
This is one of Lartigue‘s most well-known photographs depicting a racing car and spectators. I recently found this explanation of the optical distortion that made this image so famous. It is apparently down to the comparatively slow shutter speed on his large-format camera that opened from bottom up as he panned the camera Read on…
Another cracking find in Singapore – and just over the road from Books Actually – it has a lovely collection of vintage clothes, accessories and emphemera like this jar from Roswell. Honest.
Surely one of the great product designs of my generation, the Technics 1200 is finally being EOL’d by Panasonic. A sad day indeed.
As a true mark of its quality, this is one of the few things I have bought four times in my life, spanning two decades and always bought the same version. They are a brilliant example of the balance between strength, durability and delicate precision.
Somehow this just does not appeal
At least they’re honest
Part of the reason I now have to move here