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[REPOST] City sights: black & white modern architecture

Noel Baldewijns creates highly distinctive photographs of modern architecture captured in glowing light and beautiful black & white. Tom Peck talks to him about his evocative images Continue reading City sights: black & white modern architecture

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[REPOST] Dekotora! Capturing Japan’s Pimped-Out Truck Culture

Since the 1970’s, an automotive cultural phenomenon called ‘Dekotora’ has continued to thrive in Japan. Centred around the ostentatious decoration of massive lorries, hobbyists and professional drivers alike zealously modify their vehicles into gigantic glittering behemoths. Photographer Robert Benson has

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[REPOST] Photographer Transforms the World into Soothing Sights

London-based photographer Denis Cherim is so in love with happenstance moments that he has dedicated much of his spare time to capturing all the soothing sights the world has to offer in a photo series entitled the Coincidence Project. Continue

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[REPOST] The Mesmerizing Architecture of Mosques

When we walk into a beautiful, ornate cathedral or mosque our necks reflexively whip upward. The body senses the eerieness of a vast indoor space, and the eyes are rewarded with intricate and gorgeous architecture. But our gaze can only

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[REPOST] How’d You Get That Picture? Ryann Ford’s Rest Stop Series

In 2007, photographer Ryann Ford packed up her things and made the move from Southern California to Austin, Texas, taking Route 66 to get there. Along the way, she discovered her next photography subject — the rest stop. Intrigued by the mock

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[REPOST] 100-Year-Old Photos Capture Authentic Daily Life in Japan

These rare shots of vintage Japan during 1908 are thanks to the acute artistic eye of Arnold Genthe. The German-born American scholar honed his photographic talent on the streets, spending his off-time roaming through his city with a partially hidden

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Meet Raspberry Pi Zero-Based Little Backup Box

Before my recent trip to Tokyo, I spent some time writing, debugging, and optimizing my Little Backup Box script that transforms a Raspberry Pi into a mobile backup device. A Raspberry Pi Model B 2 running the script served me well during

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