Where I See Fashion
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A day before her 32nd birthday, Jill Brzezinski-Conley was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy. She's now 35, and her cancer has metastasized to terminal, stage-4. Sue Bryce won Australian Portrait Photographer of the Year in both 2011 and 2012, and last year's prize was a one-person trip to Paris. After hearing her story, Bryce took Brzezinski-Conley with her to the City of Light for a photo shoot and brought along a videographer. The resulting short film: "The Light That Shines
." (Also on Vimeo
. (click the open magazine at the top of the page)
. The video and photos both show a topless Ms. Brzezinski-Conley, and may be nsfw
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A gallery of The Kingdom of Cipher
: a breathtaking world in Minecraft miniature. [sl-imgur; Minecraft previously
Pascal Ken, after taking several trips to Japan between 2007 and 2011, took some beautiful, dreamlike infrared photos of Tokyo
The miniskirts, hotpants, bellbottoms, boots, sunglasses, and hairdos of the Sixties Seventies
as worn by the famous and anonymous beauties of the time. (some images NSFW)
ELLE does it again.
Indian actress and former "Miss World" Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is said to be considering legal action after becoming the most recent victim
(previously on MeFi) of the magazine's skin-lightening addiction. In India color
is strongly associated with caste, and lightening is a multimillion dollar industry
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They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fasted rooted they travel about as far as we do.
The quote is from John Muir, of course ("John o' the Mountains"). I guess there's a lot of these beauty of trees sites, but this is the first one I've encountered, and it's stunning.
is a photographer. She has traveled to at least 76 countries, including Mongolia
. Here is one of her favorite photos.
Here is another.
And here is her flickr stream.
Some cool houses.
There are also some cool photos and such, but it's the houses that caught my eye. [more inside]
is seriously beautiful photography and explication of little-seen gems in the library stacks, from a self-confessed "techie, not a librarian, who is quite fortunate to be surrounded by books everyday
". From the green
to the teal
and now to the blue.
No further links necessary. Rarindra Prakarsa is a photographic amazement.
poses before his second tumour operation. (slideshow
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, Satan's Little Helper
, and the incredibly colorful cast of characters
that populate photographer Igor Siwanowicz's world. (via Mira y Calla)