A couple years ago I discovered Kevin Russ on Flickr. I love his portrait work and his use of natural light. I hadn’t seen much from him on Flickr in a while and just the other day I found out why. Kevin has been traveling the United States, shooting landscape photography with just his iPhone, and living off the print sales.
I must admit I am jealous of Kevin’s current life. He hops in his car, looks at a map of places he wants to go in this country, and takes off. When he gets there he photographs what he sees, predominantly landscapes and nature, and most of which he shoots on his iPhone. He is a contributor to iStockphoto as well as sells his prints on his Society 6 page. Check out his work, in my opinion it is absolutely beautiful. He also has a new flickr for his mobile photos, check it out! I think his work is a prime example of the fact that it isn’t about the camera, it’s about the photographer.
A salvaged window house in Christiania, Denmark.
From Tiny House Blog:
A town within a city, a rebel neighborhood within a well-ordered society. This is Christiania (Freetown), Denmark, a small community smack dab in the middle of Copenhagen, Denmark. Within this community are tiny houses, built by hand and with whatever materials are within reach. Christiania began in 1971 as an occupation of disused army barracks in the southern portion of Copenhagen near a lake. The 900 or so freethinking individuals who inhabit the area are a self governing community who refuse to pay taxes to the Danish government, run their own businesses and schools, live without cars on unpaved roads, build their own houses, restaurants and civil buildings and even have their own currency.
WE COULD DO THIS
Handbuilt cabin in Washington State.
Writes owner Bryan Graham:
Built in 1978 over a nine month period without power tools while living in a tent next to the site. About a week after moving into the cabin, during the night a large alder fell through the middle of the tent. This was home for several years.
“SCUM will keep on destroying, looting, fucking-up and killing until the money-work system no longer exists and automation is completely instituted or until enough women co-operate with SCUM to make violence unnecessary to achieve these goals.”
When i walked into the Feminist Press office today, the first thing I heard was someone saying “I just got my period!” which is so apropos. Also on the way there I passed a busker singing “Adia.” Magicked times.
new item available thanks to the genius of mikki ;)
Buy me a house when you’re rich, witch!
***** LEARNING: MONDAY *****
College of Lockpicking
Join for a hands-on workshop that covers lock history, lock picking, and everything in between. Embark on an ancient mechanical adventure to explore the inner workings of a modern lock, first developed by the Mesopotamians and Egyptians more than 4,000 years ago. This workshop will cover everything you need to know about how common locks work, and how to pick them open.
Studio D, next to Hack Manhattan
137 West 14th Street, Manhattan
7-9p; $70, enter code nonsense for $10 off
But $70!!?!?! But I soooo want to learn. Mostly for locking myself out reasons ok but also for others.