five

i love this picture

it also made me think of my nephew, who is 5 years old today. happy birthday theo! i asked him what he wanted for his birthday and he simply said, “cars.” he’s car crazy, that kid.

homework

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esbjorn doing his homework (1912) carl larsson

that feeling – when it’s so nice outside but you have work to do. man.

jordi gual

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jordi gual’s photos at flickr

petrina hicks

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petrina hicks

gently subverts the pervasive language of photography as it is used in advertising and publicity, creating edgy images that intrigue and disturb. while she primarily works with people, her works transcend the boundaries of portraiture as she finds beauty in perceived imperfections and renders idealized beauty strange.