Monday, December 29, 2008

Glorious, Wicked Images

The Boston Globe has an amazing photoblog, The Big Picture. Displayed in full-screen resolution, my blog can't do them justice, but here are a couple picks and then a link to the relevant story.



The Greek Riots








The Year in Photographs Pt. 3

The Year in Photographs Pt. 2

The Year in Photographs Pt. 1


These pictures remind me how full the world is. They remind me to make every day count, and how much there is to know, to contribute to, to fight against. These pictures make me want to go out and be a fully creative person, but there's a flip side to such images:



Every action has an equal and opposite reaction, every position of privilege twinned with a disadvantage. A love-filled life requires some serious balance.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

These images are stolen, and you are a thief.

How about in 2009 you resolve not to be so blatant about it, or else you're going to get sued.

Just sayin...

Der Blaue Reiter said...

... i'm pretty sure when you give a full attribution to the original author and a shout-out to what they're doing they won't sue you... I wouldn't worry your pretty little head about it. I'm providing them with free advertising, not claiming they're mine, please read the accompanying text, eh?

solamentebeth said...

Ha ha. for anon: please utilize for your own virtual valium. just sayin...

for Der Blaue: a worthwhile read

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