Monday, May 9, 2011

Image of the Day: Morel

Thanks to trueindigo for taking this wonderful shot!

DIY Platen Press

via letterology
“Built with steel, oak, bamboo, cork, rope, ink, a small barrel and a great deal of ingenuity by Oakland artist and craftsman Shawn HibmaCronan. Commissioned by Compass Books, The Press will sit in their bookstore at Terminal 2 in the San Francisco Airport until 2021.”
Read more about it here, and here.

91 Visual Phenomena & Optical Illusions

via oliver sacks
“These pages demonstrate visual phenomena, and optical or visual illusions. The latter is more appropriate, because most effects have their basis in the visual pathway, not in the optics of the eye…”
Discover them here.

Developer Trays

via swissmiss
A series of photographs by John Cyr documenting photographer’s developer trays is simply beautiful.
See more on the project here.