Don’t know if you noticed but it’s a full moon on Friday the 13th.
Put your rabbits foot in your pocket, wear your eye of God on your wrist, throw salt over your shoulder, cross your fingers and your toes.
You’ve got to see these pictures. I really don’t see how he – Michael Paul Smith, does it but it is just amazing. This comes courtesy of the website, hovercraftdoggy.
Originally posted on hovercraftdoggy:
Welcome to the City of Elgin Park.
Michael Paul Smith is the perfect example of an artist with a passion for what he does. For the last 25 years, he has spent some of his spare and much of his professional time making miniature models and photographing them, creating a gallery of vintage car photographs from a fictional 1950s American town called Elgin Park.
As a professional model maker, Smith’s models are detailed enough to withstand the scrutiny of close-up photography. Smith places them in miniature dioramas and uses forced perspective to make parts of the real world lend his pictures additional realism. The result is a quirky sort of historical fiction – faithfully and authentically reproduced scenes from a small American town that never actually happened (but could have).
What’s also great about his Elgin Park collection is that the magician is willing to…
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We know it’s spring in Wisconsin when the orioles and gold finches show up at the feeders. My camera isn’t good enough to get a closeup of a bird at our feeder but these colorful birds are hard to miss. We also had a red breasted gross beak and an indigo bunting. I love when the birds come back in the spring.
I like this photo by Joshi Daniel because of the contrast between the woman’s hair and her face. He named it the Mudugar woman of Attappadi.
Had to do something related to Easter – or at least related to all the eggs lying around.
I know I should be thinking spring – and I am! – but I saw this and couldn’t help sharing it. Reminds me of northern Wisconsin.