Katie hosmer's Blog Posts Tagged 'Paul Octavious' (3)

Artist Matches Pantone Swatches to Everyday Life

Recently on Instagram, photographer Paul Octavious has taken to matching Pantone swatches to the world around him in an ongoing series simply titled The Pantone Project. Drawing on the basic color matching system used in the printing industry, Octavious matches snippets of his everyday life to the solid blocks of color that have fun names like Sunshine…

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Added by katie hosmer on June 5, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Old Fashioned Cameras Fly Around Like Birds



Photographer Paul Octavious has taken the saying "birds of a feather flock together," and turned it into a visual pun. In his project, entitled Birds of Aperture, all kinds of different cameras have sprouted wings and appear to have taken flight. Just as a bird-watcher might document individual birds, Octavious portrays each camera as its own unique species flying around in…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 11, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Leaning Parallel with Slanted Trees



Chicago-based photographer Paul Octavious has a knack for finding unique trees that lean in odd directions. In this series, called Lean With It, he locates oddly slanting trees and photographs his friends leaning at parallel angles. Taken across different times of day and different seasons, the images are an intriguing question of nature and gravity. Presumably, the photographer has…

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Added by katie hosmer on July 11, 2012 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

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