Just thought I’d share this desktop background I made. It started life as a long-exposure photo of the light sculpture in front of the Shaw Library here in DC. Some color manipulation, various blurs, grain, and dust/scratches led to this slightly worn, faded-looking rainbow (click for full size, 3440×1440).
I absolutely adore cinemagraphs–still images with subtle, looping animation. There’s something mesmerizingly timeless about the best ones. For this week’s project, I tried to create my own (large file, may take some time to load–sorry): It’s just some buildings on 9th St NW as seen out of my window, with the reflection of a
It’s been an exceptionally busy week, so my weekly project is a tiny one. I needed an adjustable lamp for to illuminate some figurines I was painting, so I built one with stuff I had lying around. I call it Wendel. The base and adjustable arm are built from a Tamiya
Turns out absinthe burns with a rather beautiful blue flame. (100mm macro at f/3.2, 1/4s, ISO 800. Don’t try this at home, kids.)