this & this

this old map & this painting by axel nilsson (which is currently on auction for close to R250,000 if you’re interested)

creamy highlights

daily paintings inspired by an image from the sartorialist clockwise from left: the sartorialist ; frederic leighton – gulnihal (1886) ; warren williams – conway castle

big sky country

my brother sent me a link to national geographic’s feature on montana, which subsequently lead me to montana’s official state travel site. such a nice, clean website that makes me want to visit that part of the world even more now. i still think being a national geographic / travel photographer…

sort of like a dream? no, better.

FLIP! i just had to show you this. yosemite national park, 1996, taken by frank caico the perfect accompaniment to this image would be this song: [audio:http://www.fileden.com/files/2008/8/6/2037036//Air France – Collapsing At Your Doorstep.mp3] air france – collapsing at your doorstep

gunnar konráðsson

i’m sure everyone still thinks volcano if there’s any mention of iceland, but i just want to go there. after looking at gunnar konráðsson’s photography that feeling is a bit more desperate.

“under a vast blue sky”

from the new york times: Jan McFarland Cox, an artist and designer, spent nearly a decade of her life building a house in the Idaho desert, along with architect Tom Kundig. imagine lingering over a cup of coffee in this kitchen!

forest

i went for a long sunday walk last week in my neighbourhood forest, toting my camera along like a good girl, only to realise that i had left the battery in its charger back home. shit!  these photos by capture the feeling of that walk (except a thousand times better than…