And everyone who searches finds - maybe not the missing button, maybe an old note, yellowed photo with a missing corner. And you realize what you find is good enough, or better And the cardigan can do without mending - its gapping filled for now with a memory of summertime, or last year's loss - … Continue reading Everyone Who Searches
Someday, when the world begins to darken, I'll walk in the silence of early morning, peering into empty shops with cataract gray eyes And I'll remember being young, moving fast, skin smooth like a new bar of soap, and wondering when I would make it. I'll know then, there is no making it. Child, you're … Continue reading two post it notes
John Shepherd is a Charlottesville local who focused his early photography efforts on "people on the street." These 1970s film photographs of downtown Charlottesville fascinate me because they're simultaneously familiar and foreign. Where could you get a huge wig dyed all colors of the rainbow? Try the Love Wig first. That's Batten's Auto Parts on … Continue reading old charlottesville
Black and White film is as close as you can get to encapsulating nostalgia. Photos from late summer in Florida and winter in Charlottesville.
Mathijs Delva's work is difficult to describe in non-cliche terms. It's breathtaking, ethereal, harmonious, nostalgic. His landscape work makes you want to fling your arms wide in exaltation and go live in the photograph. (one, two, three, four, five) Images via Mathijs Delva on flickr; individual links above. To purchase images, visit the photographer's website.
It's difficult to keep our tiny kitchen clean enough to photograph most days. If there's one space that's really lacking in our rental, it's this room. There's no dishwasher, which I can deal with, but the lack of counter space can make it difficult to tackle basic kitchen tasks and previous tenants have added an … Continue reading home tour: The Kitchen
Etsy suggested the work of Stanislav Sidorov to me; they know me well. His pared down outlines, bold colors, and hazy landscapes combine my two favorite genres: Japanese watercolor and Van Gogh-esque post-Impressionism. Sidorov's work is dreamy and joyful. His subjects emphasize the vivacity of daily experience, uncovering a hint of the divine in the … Continue reading inspired: Stanislav Sidorov
The online business experienced a high point this week, for which I am quite thankful. If you need to update your wardrobe, you should take a look. My manager asked me to take some photos of the shop for the company website. Although I didn't get paid anything extra (apart from photographing on the clock), … Continue reading week in a list