I’m starting to play around with black & white photos, and trying to be mindful of the Rule of Thirds as I take them.
There’s a really cool app on Spotify called Lazify I discovered last week. Basically, it’s Pandora with some extra perks. After you install it in Spotify, you drag a song into it and it’ll spit out a playlist of 25 songs that you’d probably like (using Last.fm). So instead of having to listen to / wait to get through Pandora recommendations, you can see a bunch instantly.
- “Smoother” – Daughter
- “Lost in the Light” – Bahamas
- “Better Than Love” – Griffin House
- “Winter Song” – The Head and the Heart
Some new favorites:
As I’ve been looking through random people’s Flickr pages, I’ve been wondering how much you can glean from a person’s personality, backgrounds, hopes, dreams, etc from the photos they favorite. Something else that’s interesting is when I check out the Favorites of some of the people whose photos I like a lot, they’re really different. I thought the photos they liked would be pretty similar in style to what they take and post, but more often than not they’re significantly different. I thought that was interesting. Sort of grass is greener-ish.
Today I’m totally into Flickr. I’m obsessed. I love how stranger’s from halfway around the world are sharing their world and their perspective, I love the positive vibe everyone has, I love how clean their pricing structure and perks are for Pro accounts, I love that every day there are all these new, beautiful photos… it’s just insane.
I’ve started exploring and favorite-ing, and let me just say it’s a deep, deep rabbit hole. The full list of my favorites is at flickr.com/photos/apgordon/favorites, but here are a few I pulled out. Notice the locations in the captions.
(Wow, just checked how much DSLRs are these days. Canon EOS Rebel T3i 18 MP refurbished is only $500. Not bad.)
It’s spring, and that means Teddy is once again entranced by bees, waiting intently until one flies close enough that he can try to eat.