i have posted about giancarlo rado before, but he is always worth a revisit. his collection of italian portraits seem to just get better and better with each viewing… i’d love to own one of these as a print.
* to the tune of les savy fav, what would wolves do
my favourite thing about the karoo isn’t the wide open spaces or the lack of people or the lamb or the way it feels in winter (though all those are unimaginably good) – but the buildings. oh, those little houses.
“classic cars photographed in suburban neighborhoods. the series came about when i started to realize how many of these scenes reminded me of the era and places where i grew up as a child. eventually, finding and photographing these scenes became somewhat of an obsession.”
i would never be brave enough to swim in a swamp, let alone go under water – so i am glad Karen Glaser did.
these photos are from Life magazine’s archives: Teenage Music – The Beachboys, The Righteous Brothers, ABC’s “Shindig” … i’m assuming it’s one of those american tv specials from the late fifties / early sixties where a bunch of kids would gather in a studio & dance wildly to a hip band (think Grease). oh yes, it looks like a ton of fun.
thomas van der zaag takes nice pictures
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:
i hope you had a nice weekend, mine basically went something like this:
with lots and lots of food (and gin)