random shots from last week. my new thing seems to be taking pics at all times, no matter how crappy they may be
Curiosity rover on Mars has captured its first view of Earth from the surface of the red planet — a striking image that shows our home planet as a bright light in the Martian sky.
“Consider again that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives.” — Carl Sagan on Pale Blue Dot
Read more here. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/TAMU
I did this photo project in an attempt to assign an identity to an ambiguous form. I used the shadows of skulls because that way the detail in the background could inform the viewer about the character. This set is called “Gloria shows us her flowers”.
Last thought: “The does will go nuts when they see me rear up against this fiery backdrop—”
Through a camera installed on the ceiling Menno Aden abstracts most familiar actual living environments and indoor public spaces into flattened two-dimensional scale models. These birds-eye-view photographs capture a unique perspective on rooms, compared to the perfectly neat and tidy interior photos we are so used to seeing.