Category Archives: Photography

Under the Social Influence

By now you have probably noticed that I’m a sucker for a clever travel/tourism campaign. So it will be no surprise that I fell hard to this clever video from New Zealand urging travelers to stop repeating stereotypical photos they … Continue reading

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Escape via Slow Travel

During these troubled times, we all need an escape. Here’s Escapista, a collection of slow video for our times.  The curated website was created by Brazilian software developer Cristiano Dalbem. Like many savvy slow travelers, he also embraced the concept of … Continue reading

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A Window on the Universe

Image Credit & Copyright: Zachery Cooley This extraordinary image was taken at North Window Arch in Arches National Park, Utah, this past October by Zachery Cooley. Not long ago, I spent a few days in and around Arches; it is … Continue reading

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Everything Points To Nostalgia These Days

I don’t know about you but I seem to be spending more time these days on random internet rambles. It’s not surprising that some of these trips down the rabbit hole lead to serendipitous bits of nostalgia. Somehow I recently … Continue reading

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The Five-Minute Museum

British filmmaker and animator Paul Bush‘s  short film The Five-Minute Museum is a mindboggling tour through the history of Western Civilization at breakneck speed. The stop motion trip carries the viewer through the cultural history of civilization by way of … Continue reading

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Writers Not Writing

 

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Accidentally Wes Anderson

I have been a fan of Wes Anderson’s off-kilter films ever since Rushmore. I’d have a difficult time picking my favorite, but The Grand Budapest Hotel will do in a pinch. The creators of a wonderful Instagram account called  Accidentally Wes Anderson  which collects … Continue reading

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Nature is liberating

Regular readers of TBTP know that I am a bit obsessed with Iceland. And even though I couldn’t visit this year due to the pandemic travel restrictions, I’ve already made plans for my next trip. So until then I must … Continue reading

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Coffee Makes the World Go Round

Today is National Coffee Day here in the USA. And although my own coffee roasting machine is giving me headaches, I still love each and every cup of joe that I produce. The marvelous video below is a perfect way … Continue reading

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We All Have a Touch of Fernweh These Days

It’s highly likely that you know Teju Cole for his innovative novels and essays, but he is also a dedicated photographer. This spring he release a photobook called Fernweh. The word in German translates literally to “farsickness”, the opposite of … Continue reading

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