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Google+ Walk DownUnder
– biggest photowalk in the universe

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I had signed up for the Google Plus hosted <Sydney Photowalk Downunder > very ably organised by Michael Sutton. I was going to join them for the second part of the walk starting at a – not too bad – 10am saturday start. After the eager beaver earlybirds had done their 6am-10am bit, I along […]

KULULA Airlines – How to Have Fun …and run an airline too

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Kulula Airline (Zulu for ‘easily’) is South Africa’s first low fare airline. It first took flight in 2001. How to build your own niche: With a small fleet of aircraft, which consisted of one Boeing 737-200 (118 seats), one Boeing 737-300 (136 seats), seven Boeing 737-400′s (162 seats) and two 737-800′s (186 seats) getting noticed would be their biggest […]

The Four Agreements by
DON MIGUEL RUIZ
– Simple WISDOM that works

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Sit at the foot of a native elder and listen as great wisdom of days long past is passed down. In The Four Agreements shamanic teacher and healer Don Miguel Ruiz exposes self-limiting beliefs and presents a simple yet effective code of personal conduct learned from his Toltec ancestors. Full of grace and simple truth, this handsomely […]

CHRIS BOTTI with YO YO MA perform Ennio Morricone’s love theme from “Cinema Paradiso”

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Today,  I am  giving you a piece that always moves me – but specially when it is performed by two true Gods in their consummate style. My wife and I and sometimes our sons as well, take every opportunity to see them whenever we can all get together in a particular city where either are […]

Genius STREET ART – Win Prizes!

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Today’s post is not directly related to photography, but a demonstration of the amazing observational faculties, the creative genius and the transformation of  existing environments into stunning art galleries & perfomance spaces for ordinary folk. It serves as a inspiration and wake-up call for artists, writers, photographers and creative folks of all genres everywhere. And it proves […]

CAT FONTS

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Anyone will tell you I’m not a cat person – I’ve had six dogs, but this is funny…

Plus Size = Curvalicious =
Plus Model Tara Lynn

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[ READ Part TWO Here:  BELLE VERRE – STEVEN MEISEL: Vogue Italia – June 2011 – that’s  a follow-up story to this one] Today, fortunately, women with voluptuous curves and real flesh and a sizable amount of heft are being admired as “real women”. Even wolf-whistled at, and commented on, as in the 50′s and 60′s. […]

ERIC SCHWABEL – Burning Man Captured

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Eric Schwabel is a terrific professional studio photographer who works out of Santa Monica, California – shooting film stars, musicians  & ordinary people as displayed on his website.  As he says on his bio: “…My work is about the people in front of my lens. I focus on the perfection of the imperfect. I prefer not […]

STEVE McCURRY – A life documenting the faces of the human condition

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It is hard to break with traditions and favoured habits, but the old cliche that a picture says a thousand words is particularly true when it comes to photojournalist Steve McCurry‘s 1984 photograph of Sharbat Gula. Oh, you’ve never heard of either of them? But surely you have seen the image below , “Afghan Girl”.   […]

ALEXANDRA BELLISSIMO – Surreal and Sublime Human + Nature Collages

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  As I may have said more than once, I love surrealism – and I specially love self-portraiture by women.  Combine the two, and you have, for me at least, a visual feast I come back to again and again. Alexandra Bellissimo offers a banquet of delights – a series of self-portraits into which she […]