Tag: interviews

May 14, 2014

How Blind People See Beauty

How Blind People See Beauty

Robert Smith, Sheila Walker, Virginia Romero and Sean Gorecki share their experiences of what beauty means to them. The music is “A song for stolen keys” by Exist Strategy.

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Apr 13, 2014

Steve Jobs and the Bicycle of the Mind

Steve Jobs and the Bicycle of the Mind

A young Steve Jobs (1955 – 2011) marvels at humankind’s ability to build tools as a way of amplifying our natural capabilities. Recounting a story he read as a child about the efficiency of locomotion amongst various species on Earth, a human on a bicycle ‘blew away the competition’. For Jobs, the computer is…

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Oct 3, 2013

25 Musicians Painted Directly onto Vinyl Records

25 Musicians Painted Directly onto Vinyl Records

Daniel Edlen is an American artist best known for his ongoing series of vinyl artworks. Using white acrylic paint and a unique style of pointillism, Edlen paints amazingly realistic portraits of musicians directly onto vinyl records. Edlen, whose favourite band is the Beatles and favourite album is After Bathing at Baxter’s by Jefferson Airplane,…

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Sep 23, 2013

My Close Encounter with Lions in Botswana

My Close Encounter with Lions in Botswana

Photographer Nicolai Frederik Bonnén Rossen poses with a Lion 26-year-old Nicolai Frederik Bonnén Rossen is a freelance photographer and strategic adviser/publicist. Born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark, Rossen is passionate about travel, writing and photography. Last year Rossen traveled to Botswana on assignment for Børsen, a well-known financial daily in Denmark. The story produced…

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Feb 26, 2013

An Urban Exploration Journey with Chris Luckhardt

An Urban Exploration Journey with Chris Luckhardt

Nara Dreamland, Japan | Photograph by Chris Luckhardt. Prints available at http://www.chrisluckhardt.com Wikipedia defines Urban Exploration (often shortened as urbex or UE) as: The exploration of man-made structures, usually abandoned ruins or not usually seen components of the man-made environment. Photography and historical interest/documentation are heavily featured in the hobby. In the latest…

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Nov 19, 2012

An Incredible Photo Tour of Norway

An Incredible Photo Tour of Norway

Photographer Zbigniew Wantuch recently shared his portfolio of amazing work with the Sifter and it is through his lens that we get to experience the natural beauty of Norway. Currently working as a photojournalist for the local newspaper, Zbigniew lives in one of the northernmost cities in the world, Hammerfest, Norway. Below you will…

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May 17, 2012

Incredible Architecture Photography by Dave Wilson

Incredible Architecture Photography by Dave Wilson

We’ve already featured the incredible work of Dave Wilson before (here and here) and we are honoured to showcase his amazing architecture photography in a standalone post. Dave was also kind enough to do an interview for the Sifter, discussing his thoughts on travel and photography. Please enjoy this curated selection along with snippets…

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