When air starts too get cold, simply looking at the ocean gives me the shivers. The black and white tones in Graeme.Sta.Graeme‘s photo create a greater contrast between the water itself and where the waves crash on the surface, making the sea appear more treacherous. However, even though I describe the scene as something possibly unpleasant, I still want to be there.
I was instantly attracted to the oddity of Matt Goupil-Proietta’s image, BullLicker2015. I immediately think of the campy, mid-century landmarks that pepper Route 66. The tones of this scanned photograph complement the sentiment, time, and place the quirky attractions originated from.
At first glance, this is just a nicely framed shot with interesting geometry of lines and textures. But when you take a closer look, you start to notice the interesting positions and behaviors of the people under the watchful gaze of their pigeon overlord. Well done brunofish.
If you’ve ever wandered north along Connecticut Avenue NW from Dupont Circle, you may have noticed a little shop selling framed travel photographs. The storefront is painted TARDIS-blue, which is the perfect choice of color because there’s a lot more on the inside than you would think possible. Claude Taylor has been selling his work there since 1998. We asked him to shed some light on his business:
Were you selling your photographs anywhere else before you opened the store?
I began selling my photographs at art shows and street festivals in 1997.