Friday, 4 Nov 2011

Is this…Hogwarts?

Posted in Photos at 9:36 am by betherino

Maybe it’s my deep abiding love for Hogwarts, but I’m completely enamored with cinemagraphs. They’re basically animated photographs where most of the elements are kept static, like regular pictures, but one or two…MOVE.

Dancing in the kitchen

Like that. Isn’t that stunning? I love how most parts of the picture don’t ever change so it isn’t like a video, but the seamless replaying of a particular moment over and over again.

eyes

I especially get a kick out of the ones where the person suddenly flicks his or her gaze towards the camera. A little unsettling at first, but yet the picture becomes so personal and directed with that one movement.

barber pole

Even the ones without people in them are so captivating, like this one of a vintage barber’s pole. I really love the thoughtfulness that went into this image because look – the reflection in the mirror is moving too!

rain

And to match all the weather we’ve been getting, here’s some rain for you!

These pictures are all by photographer Jamie Beck, whose cinemagraphs are absolutely riveting and beautiful.

I don’t know why when I tried to host the images on my own site, they wouldn’t come through animated…so I’m piggybacking on the original links. :/

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Monday, 13 Sep 2010

Viva la España!

Posted in Photos at 12:11 pm by betherino

We had a little Spanish themed party to warm a friend’s house this weekend!

The food was mindblowing and full of tomatoes.

Also cheese.

And jamon iberico!

The view was beautiful!

Friday, 10 Sep 2010

A day out

Posted in Photos at 6:43 pm by betherino

A fun day out – little bit of drizzle, lots of tasty food, and lovely company :)


East Coast


What isn’t slippery when wet?


A Little Pinch of Salt, at Tanjong Katong near my old school :)


Vintage screen


Same in color