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Illustration

Chris Scarborough

December 30, 2010

Christopher Jobson

I remember seeing Chris Scarborough‘s wide-eyed Ideal Species series (scroll through this if you haven’t seen it before) a while back, so it was a surprise to see these incredible illustrations were by the same artist. If you’re in North Carolina his work is on display as part of the Art on Paper 2010 exhibit at the Weatherspoon Guild Gallery through February 6.

 

 



Photography

Yojiro Imasaka

December 27, 2010

Christopher Jobson

In my first college photography class we were frequently given 1-2 hours of shooting time to leave the photo building and venture out into downtown Chicago to knock out a roll or two of film. I found it enjoyable to be taking pictures during class but always felt slightly defeated knowing that thousands of students before and after me would be venturing out into a small radius around school shooting pictures of the exact same buildings, streets, and parks. What type of skill and eye would it take, to pass by the same thing seen by hundreds of passersby each day and recognize instantly the beauty and uniqueness of an image? It seemed almost impossible. It’s clear in Yojiro Imasaka‘s vertical shots of New York alleys that he posses just such talent. Something incredibly beautiful out of the completely mundane. (via pytr 75)

 

 



Photography

Photographer Kramer O’Neill Chronicles Aquatic Moments

November 5, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Loving this series by Kramer O’Neill, Till Human Voices Wake Us. The extreme contrast and grittiness introduces this uncanny sense of foreboding. (via this isn’t happiness)

 

 



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