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a photo a day 12/28/02 Description:
an e-mail listserv. a website. a plethora of ideas.a supernova. a place to get constructive criticism. a home for work that you shot for you, not them. a constant source of inspiration. a photo community.
It started with 2 friends emailing each other "a photo a day." Now, there's over 120 people in the community from 24 states (plus a few "international" members). 3 photo "essays" are currently featured with 7 more in the archives. The "galleries" include works from 47 different members. Wow! As if that's not enough, there's also a blog with plenty of interesting photography-related links and info and a little feature called "collective vision" with (you guessed it) even more great photos. What a find! [xpaider]
<no>circles</no> 12/18/02 Description:
Within the confines of this virtual space, cyclicality is deemed a violation of basic human sensibilities. cylindrical = mundane.
Comments:One of a kind. Those obsessed with things like usability and/or "meaningful" content may not like this pick, but if you're game for a little challenge, you'll love it. Did I say "game?" You betcha! I spent a long time playing with both versions and could only get so far in each. The challenge is twofold. First, you have to figure out what the object is for each stage and then, you have to go for it. I like the fact that the newer version has kept track of how far I got so when I return, there's a "continue" link. There's an underlying theme to the whole concept, too. Feisty says that "spherical constructions" are "mundane and tedious" and apparently worships the "mathematical simplicity of the square." Oddly enough, the place where I left off (i.e., where I got stuck) had some almost circular forms in it. Just call me intrigued – as the now famous movie line says, "I'll be back." Please note that the site works best in IE, but also works fine in Mozilla, but not Netscape (based on newest versions of each browser).
NINEAEM 12/11/02 Description:
where logic seems transcendent (Flash)
I've got a great pick for you today. Wonderful sights and sounds, which I won't even attempt to describe, are what you'll find there plus several related projects that are all good. Pep is the designer behind the site. He's also an extraordinary photographer. Though Pep has also composed/performed the musical backgrounds for previous issues, the music for the current issue was done by Cylens, where you can find three fresh, tasty .mp3s for download. According to the splash page, today's pick is presented by the Acces(s) Festival, where you'll also find another interesting supported project called collège invisible > a_distance. If you're visiting coolstop from work today, you just might wanna tell the boss you'll be busy for a while... ;~))