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Lumineers, described

This is a great cartoon from Wrong Hands, the Indie example being my favourite in that it basically sums up the Lumineers and Mumford & Sons, in one handy timeline. I don’t listen to Country, Blues, Pop or Classic Rock enough to comment on those particular examples, but given the unerring accuracy of the Indie […]

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This is the best photograph I’ve ever seen

Obviously, it’s not one of mine. First off, that would surely be the best photograph I’ve ever taken (although I suppose that technically it could fall into both categories if I was feeling particularly boastful) and secondly, it’s laughable anyway because mine aren’t anywhere near this standard. I am merely a microbiologist with a camera. And I […]

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Invisible Light

I know – it seems almost implausibly oxymoronic, doesn’t it? It’s the falling tree in a deserted forest conundrum kind of thing. What is light if you can’t see it? Australian artist/photographer Brendan Fitzpatrick has the answer: X-rays. Invisible Light showcases unique X-ray art by Australian photographer Brendan Fitzpatrick.Using both chest X-ray and mammogram machines […]

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Prison

John Oliver – what a genius. I’m not posting much at the moment, but I am posting this: You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video If you can watch the whole thing, do. It’s damning stuff. Yes, it’s one side of the story, but it’s compelling and it’s (of course) brilliantly […]

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23 Landscape Photography Tips From A Pro

Incoming from 500px, the photography sharing site that my stuff really isn’t anywhere near good enough for: “23 Landscape Photography Tips From A Pro“, the Pro in question being Moldovan Iurie Belegurschi: …whose own jaw-dropping landscapes never fails [sic] to amaze us. Indeed, because yes, he’s pretty good: But the advice is less helpful – […]

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