Eugene's Blog – June 2009 Archive (79)

Blossoming Flower Girls (13 photos)

Look up the colorful dresses of Daryl Banks' leggy models and you've got his project titled "Crinoline Flowers". Inspired by macro photography of flowers, Daryl sought out to "simulate the intricate beauty of those photographs with crinolines, legs and hosiery." One thing is for sure - the angle at…

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Added by Eugene on June 30, 2009 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Firefox 3.5 Final Officially Released!

Mozilla Firefox 3.5 Final is now officially available for download. Other than being the fastest Firefox ever, new features include a Private Browsing Mode to hide browser activity, a JavaScript engine known as TraceMonkey, new location services, Open Video, and HTML5 support. Only takes about two minutes to… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 30, 2009 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Life in the Fantasy World (13 vector art illustrations)



Marsha Gubar (aka LimKis) certainly doesn't hold back with the bursts of color in her vector art. With the mastery of programs like Adobe Illustrator, the Russian illustrator takes us on a journey into the fantasy world, filled with magic, beautiful women, and weird looking creatures.



"I believe if a person isn't developing, he's slipping. It's not enough…

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Added by Eugene on June 30, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

A Pyromaniac's Dream (9 photos)

Did you ever play with fire as a kid? 22-year-old bast-86 must have. Hailing from France, he captures the natural beauty of fire spewing out of human dragons. The black background accentuates the great composition and contrast in these shots.…

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Added by Eugene on June 29, 2009 at 12:30pm — 11 Comments

The Best Michael Jackson Video Mashup Out There

As a tribute to the King of Pop, Eclectic Method made this video mashup of MJ's work. He certainly had some hits, didn't he?



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Added by Eugene on June 29, 2009 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Jimi Hendrix by David Choe (2 pics)

This Jimi Hendrix painting by David Choe is beyond awesome! His largest work to date, he only produced 27 giclee' prints at $600, and sold out before he even got the post up on his blog.…



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Added by Eugene on June 29, 2009 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

The Girl in the Apple Tree (5 photos)

Would you believe me if I told you these shots were from a 15-year-old photographer? Known as fhrankee on deviantART, the Romanian boy does a great job seamlessly blending some of my favorite colors together in an eye-catching way.…

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Added by Eugene on June 27, 2009 at 1:00pm — 9 Comments

The World Mourns Michael Jackson - TIME

Fans pay tribute Jackson at a candlelight memorial in Tokyo.

As the world woke up to news of Jackson's death Friday, fans paid their last respects to the King of Pop from Jakarta to Shanghai as well as in the U.S.



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Added by Eugene on June 27, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

Welcome to the Dark Zoo - Nicolas Evariste (15 photos)

Been wanting to go to the Zoo, but haven't had the chance? No problem, I've got you covered. Welcome to the Dark Zoo by photographer Nicolas Evariste.



Taken in magnificent black and white, Nicolas does a great job with the composition of these shots, accentuating each animal's individual strength and personality.…

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Added by Eugene on June 27, 2009 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

A Tribute to the King of Pop - Michael Jackson (14 photos)

Regardless of the troubles he faced in his personal life, there is no question that Michael Jackson revolutionized music throughout the entire world. His 1982 album Thriller is the world's best-selling record of all time, and four other solo studio albums are also among the world's best-selling records: Off the Wall (1979), Bad (1987), Dangerous (1991) and HIStory…

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Added by Eugene on June 26, 2009 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Modern Architecture - Tallinn City Hall: Estonia (8 pics)

Danish architects Bjarke Ingels Group have won an international competition to design a new town hall in Tallinn, Estonia.



Within the cluster of administrative buildings, various public departments form a porous canopy above the public service market place allowing daylight to permeate the structure.



In an effort to echo the transparency of a…

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Added by Eugene on June 26, 2009 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Recent Scenes from the International Space Station - The Big Picture

Eruption of Sarychev Peak Volcano Taken by NASA Earlier This Week

The Big Picture has a great collection of photos taken by astronauts aboard the orbiting International Space Station… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 26, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Music in the Buff - Jonathan Viner

According to artist Jonathan Viner, young Russian women like to listen to music in the buff. Wearing high fidelity headphones, some of the girls seem to be calmed by the music, while others look a little freaked out.



If you find yourself in New York City, you can check out Viner's "Harem" in person, as his exhibit will be running at Sloan Fine Art until July… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 26, 2009 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

On the Menu: A Light Breakfast

Photographer David Sykes' creative juices were definitely flowing when he created this photo titled "A Light Breakfast".

Added by Eugene on June 25, 2009 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

THE WEEKEND EXPERIENCE - MOVIES OPENING: 6/26/09

PICK OF THE WEEK

The Hurt Locker

Critics are giving The Hurt Locker great reviews saying that it is a well-acted, intensely shot, action filled war epic, and is thus far the best of the recent dramatizations of the Iraq War.



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Added by Eugene on June 25, 2009 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

THE WEEKEND EXPERIENCE - ART+CULTURE: Air Sex Championships

Friday, June 26th, 7:30pm @ Echoplex: Los Angeles

This weekend's art+culture pick of the week certainly isn't the classiest. You've heard of Air Guitar, right? Think of Air Sex as its dirty younger cousin. At the Air Sex Championships, instead of rocking out with an imaginary guitar, contestants go on stage and pretend to have sex with someone who isn’t… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 25, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Creative Ad: Blend In (3 pics)

DDB Brazil and photographer Rodrigo Ribeiro created this "Blend In" campaign for Zoo Safari. The blending of the images makes a cool effect, but could you imagine if these animals were that close to your car?!



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Added by Eugene on June 24, 2009 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments

Field of Dreams - Gordon McBryde (10 photos)

Some gorgeous shots by UK-based photographer Gordon McBryde. The 19-year-old gives us a peek at the vast, open beauty of the countryside, and a macro look at some of the intricate plant life that is abundant in the fields.…

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Added by Eugene on June 24, 2009 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

When Shadows Kiss (20 photos)

There's something incredibly fun, mysterious, and romantic about kissing shadows. It's amusing to see how the silhouettes take on different textures and colors depending on the background. Here are some of my favorite shots that I hope brighten your day.…



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Added by Eugene on June 24, 2009 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

Cool Concept: Wall-Climbing Car (9 pics)



Hold on to your seat folks, this one's a doozy...



For those living in high-rise apartments in the city, parking can be a real hassle. Now imagine if you had a car that could climb walls and park right outside your apartment window. Far fetched, yes. Impossible, probably not.



This computer mouse-looking concept car is called the Peugeot…

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Added by Eugene on June 23, 2009 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

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