jens windolf is a german photographer who works as an art director in online & offline media. born in cologne in 1967, he is also a trained architect & graphic designer (see comments below)
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.
i wish i had more information about marcine miller (an american living in paris, i think?) – but i do know that her blog is beautiful and her photos are gorgeous (and BIG! i love when people have tons of large photos to scroll through). do yourself a favour and go get lost in her world for a little while. she also has a great flickr stream (how i found her blog in the first place, thanks flickr)
… which lead me to the official website of whiskerino:
Beards used to be glorified as signs of virility and manliness… In early America, men that could not grow facial hair were demeaned less advanced and uncivilized. Now we have come full circle where our own society promotes this emasculated version of maleness. Where to be a man is to be clean-shaved; to be respectable is not to have a beard. Let us return to our roots! Let us return to true masculinity! Let us cry out with one voice:
i want to go to there! it looks like what i imagine summer camp to be… photos by sean marc lee
i’m lucky enough to own a few signed original prints by obie oberholzer (thanks to a generous friend), and this one is by far my favourite – both sweet and sad.