blue & pink

really enjoying this colour combo lately. sparked off by an amazing photo of jayne mansfield…

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shorpy

shorpy is one of those sites i should have discovered years ago, but instead only found in the past month via this via that via this via some other site i forget. anyway i’m glad i did because these vintage images are quality. and when i say quality, i mean HIGH quality.

rooi rouge

indian maiden (c. 1920s) – unknown artist

i don’t wear red often enough, it always does something for the spirit.

experimenting with my daily painting posts, what do you think?

peter baker

i agonized for about 5 seconds over whether i had posted about peter baker before (i’m pretty sure i haven’t, but my tagging can be sporadic). even if i have – these photographs warrant a second look. and a third & fourth etc. i just love them, especially his images of iceland (what is with me and iceland?). i could hardly pick my top photos to feature, so please go over to his flickr and have a gander.

wonderland

kirsty mitchell is a fashion designer slash photographer from london whose photos i discovered on flickr.

http://i.imgur.com/RIfjx.jpg

probably the most impressive thing about these photos (besides the fact that they are so cool), is that she designed all the clothes herself, researched all the hair & make-up and all the “effects” are real. you can see all the behind the scene photos & stories at her blog.

bañistas

going back to work on monday, but at least the weather will still be allowing this for the next few months…

http://i.imgur.com/BgAkR.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/n84FZ.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/kKGdM.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/EAJ7L.jpg

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http://i.imgur.com/gCZMF.jpg

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hope you had a great holiday! all photos by Yosigo (bañistas means bathers in spanish)

memories

i’m on holiday for a wee while. just over 3 weeks to be exact, boom! i won’t be on the computer much (or at all, hopefully) – but i have set up some posts to go off like clockwork around here. so, to keep going with the summer / holiday spirit…. here are some lovely old beach pics for you: