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January 16, 2007

Visuals Linkage

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

* ChicagoBoyz blogger Jonathan Gewirtz is also a very gifted and accomplished photographer. You can explore his images here. Part of what I like about Jonathan's photos is his responsiveness to what he encounters. Why be dictatorial about style? Jonathan's as open to jokes and whimsical observations as he is to light, color, and form.

* The evolution of the speech balloon. (Link thanks to Michael Bierut.)

* Thanks to Tatyana, who discovered this maker of groovy and free e-cards. Check out this weird Flash effect.

* Why not submit your work to the iPod Film Festival?

* Here's a wonderful collection of images: Japanese illustrated children's novels from the 1920s. (Link thanks to Tom Hart.)

* Jean-Claude seems to have let himself get a little worked-up during this performance ...

* Some of the stranger photos of 2006.

* Merkley's a funny guy in a San Francisco-wildman kind of way, and he's a gifted photogrpher in a Lucas Samaras kind of way too.

* Has Martina Hingis begun a sideline career? (NSFW)



posted by Michael at January 16, 2007


Thanks, MB.

Posted by: Jonathan on January 16, 2007 9:33 PM

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