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Interesting and readable stuff I found in the internet while looking around. This week’s Bookmarks (English and German Selection) in Photography, Media, Arts and Culture and Entertainment.

29 Awesome Things You Didn’t Know About Google (But Should) Some great tips that will make you to a Google Master.

Parisian Advertisements Replaced with Classical Works of Art
“We’re used to being inundated with hundreds (if not more) advertisements everyday. Rather than trying to persuade us to buy stuff that we probably don’t need, Lavie’s guerrilla art replaces billboards with something that’s engaging and inspirational.”

Oberwiesenthal/Germany. Beautiful images of Snow and Fog Cold Fog

Murmuration – A chance encounter and shared moment with one of natures greatest and most fleeting phenomena. (Vimeo-Link)

Astronomers say Monet’s ‘Sunset’ masterpiece was painted at 4:53PM on February 5th, 1883. Researchers from Texas State University have used forensic astronomy to uncover new details about Claude Monet’s Étretat: Sunset.

Amazing portraits – 31 Stunning 1860s-Style Portraits of the Stars at Sundance
“A year ago I had my tin type portrait made at the Photoville festival in Brooklyn by the Penumbra Foundation,” says Will, “and since that moment I have been intrigued by wet plate work, you might even say obsessed. I am fascinated by the slow process, the finicky nature of the chemistry, and the beauty in each unpredictable result. There is something really special in each wet plate being one of a kind. It’s incredibly honest.”

I love vintage photography. Vintage Black and White Photos of Paris by Paul Almásy
“His images are an ode to the city, bearing the photographer’s own love for Parisian culture and lifestyle.”

Sorry, I could not resist: PORTRAITS OF WET DOGS

Stunning! Highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards. This year’s contest received more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The judges will announce the final winners in March and April of this year

Great and so tasty and creative: Culinary Photographers Create Edible Backdrops for a World of Miniature Inhabitants
“Against a tasty backdrop of pastries, fruit, and vegetables, photographers Pierre Javelle and Akiko Ida have created a series of humorous dioramas that depict miniature people going about their daily lives in an edible world. Titled MINIMIAM, a play on words that marries miniature and “yummy” (miam in French)

Special Selfies I really like: Man Takes Silhouetted Selfies in Breathtaking Landscapes

Breathtaking! 22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist

Brilliant! SEEING NEW YORK IN CINEMAGRAPHS A Cinemagraph is an image that contains within itself a living moment that allows a glimpse of time to be experienced and preserved endlessly.

Beautiful Photographs of Sea Caves: Truly amazing photos of the striations and rock formations of sea caves (via Imperica)

Must see as every month. The Big Picture: Daily Life: January 2014

Berlin Bird

German Bookmarks

Titel der Woche: brandeins in drastischen Worten über die Kunst der Verführung. Passend dazu als Erklärung für den aktuellen Titel, das Editorial

Im Donnerstag-Blog, den ich allen Kunstinteressierten und Freunden nachhaltig empfehle, stellt Erik Stein sich der Diskussion um den sog. Verfall in der Kunst. Dazu gibt es viele weiterführende Links. Die Möglichkeiten einer Linie

Ganz großartig und so wahr, mit Zwinkern: Was Medien machen, wenn es nichts zu berichten gibt

Harald Martenstein lästert zurecht über de Medienbranche.

Smilla Dankert hat nicht nur ein neues Blog, sondern macht sich dabei auch tiefgehende Gedanken über die Vergemütlichung.

Ein Gespräch mit Agnes Heller, 84, Philosophin, in der Süddeutschen Zeitung u.a. über den Sinn des Lebens. Sehr lesenswert!

Berührend und schön: Portraits alter Menschen

Zum Nachhören (Podcast) Kunstretter und Kinohelden, passend zum aktuellen Film von George Clooney “Monuments Men – Ungewöhnliche Helden”. Amerikanische Kunstschutzoffiziere in Deutschland (bei SWR2)

Einblicke: die Fotografin Jennifer Wettig war in Hong Kong und hat einige Fotos dabei gemacht. Abenteuer Hong Kong – Durch die Straßen

Trefflich und fein pointiert geschrieben: Jerry Saltz über Selfies

Amazing! The Sunday Times – Icons

(Behind the Spot: Making of Icons)

Author: Stefan

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8 thoughts on “Bookmarks

  1. Was für @home zum stöbern…😉

    Liebe Grüße
    Ute

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