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Aimee Brodeur: Compass

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Epic landscape collection from Bay Area photographer.

Lucky for us, Aimee Brodeur has a soft spot for nature. The San Clemente-born, San Francisco-based photographer regularly travels outside of the city to shoot the wild landcapes of the southwestern U.S. "Compass," her latest collection, captures iconic images of the desert, complete with epic skies and weather-shaped rock formations. If these pics don't inspire you to get outside......read more

SHFT Sampler 7-7-10

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From swimsuit architecture to biodiesel desalination, here are your weekly links from around the web.

In London, the "seriously water stressed" UK capital confronts summer water shortages with a creative — and very British — solution: A new bio-diesel desalination plant that will run partly on used vegetable oil from fish-and-chip shops. Also in London, the newly erected Speedo Swimsuit Pavilion is made from obsolete swim suits. True story. Upgrade the grid: The US......read more

Estelle Hanania: Parking Lot Hydra

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Freakish photo series documents amazing costume festival in Bulgaria.

The fascinating work of French photographer Estelle Haniana explores themes of animism, mysticism and pagan magic. "Parking Lot Hydra," her latest freakish photo series, documents a traditional winter masquerade in Bulgaria used to ward off evil spirits in the coming new year. Haniana observed the scene from a nearby parking lot where participants changed in and out of animal costumes. ......read more

SHFT Sampler 7-22-10

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Your weekly assemblage of links from around the web.

Running on empty: Jean-Francois Theriault's eerie photos of deserted parks at night. Causing major waves on the film fest circuit, WASTE LAND reveals the dignity and despair of recyclable material pickers in the world's largest garbage dump. Perhaps guided by the ancient Chinese proverb, "Each generation will reap what the former generation has sown," the world's most......read more

Ariko: Sol

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Japanese photographer captures the magic and mystery of Iceland.

Every once in a while, among the heaps of images we are exposed to in a day, certain pictures stop us dead in our tracks. Count this collection of photos among them. For SOL, Tokyo's Ariko Inaoka traveled to the north Atlantic to capture the magic and mystery of Icelandic landscapes. With these jaw-droppingly epic photos, she did just that. Thanks 01 for putting us on. ...read more

Simen Johan: Until the Kingdom Comes

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Norwegian artist explores the space between reality and fiction.

In his series Until the Kingdom Comes, New York-based artist Simen Johan creates dramatic tableaux of wildlife with weird and unnatural twists. In the large-scale color photos and taxidermy-based sculptures, nothing is quite as it seems. A pair of white owls sit perched on a picnic table in the fog; a pair of foxes huddle together in the snow, crying; two moose battle in a rugged landscape, with......read more

Blanca Vinas: Chemical Landscapes

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Double exposures, chemical treatements used to create psychedelic images on film

Spanish photographer Blanca Vinas treats film like a painter's canvas, using a variety of techniques to alter the images she shoots on Lomography devices. From double exposures and colour filters, to masks and chemical treatments, Blanca experiments with multiple methods to express different realities on film. "I started taking photographs when I discovered the possibility of the sensitive......read more

SHFT Sampler 8-12-10

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Weekly link pile: Affordable LED bulbs, crazed collages, and getting pissed about climate change.

Home Depot announces LED lightbulb that costs under $20 -- and lasts for 30 years. Seiko Kato's collages are, how you say, AMAZING. Sea Change: Photographers respond to the BP oil spill -- with optimistic pics of sustainable farming, beekeeping, and urban homesteading. No more Mr. Nice Guy: "End of Nature" author Bill McKibben says it's time to get pissed off about climate......read more

Emil Kozak: Get Out of the City

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Photo collection reveals the connections between life in- and outside the city.

Emil Kozak's raw, black-and-white collection "Get out of the city" looks at the links -- and contradictions --- between urban and natural environments. Based in Barcelona, the Danish photographer says of his photography practice, "I hope that my work can remind us that imagination can defy gravity and bend time. It is our own responsibility to enjoy every second of the day.......read more

SHFT Sampler 8-19-10

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Weekly links: Oceanic garbage patches, green universities, and zero-waste fashion.

And so on, and so on, and so on: Zoom in on National Geographic's infinite National Parks photo, which reveals hundreds of pics making up each original. The magic box: Trunz Water Systems' portable, solar/wind-powered water filtration unit is the next level of disaster relief. (via Core77) Oh, super. Wired tells us about new research showing that the plastic garbage patch in the North......read more

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