Posts Tagged ‘heads’

This is What You Get When You Turn a Wide-Angle Camera Lens on Its Side to Photograph a Billionaire and His Daughter

Friday, July 15th, 2011

I don’t know if he does it anymore, but around town there’s a celebrity photographer who would take full-length portraits of party guests using his full-frame Canon DSLR (MSRP = $8000) and a super wide-angle lens.

It was grisly – you’d end up seeing people with big heads and tiny legs. Kind of like this.

That’s what you might call a bird’s eye view of Bernie Ecclestone’s shoes:

Next stop: Animals Close Up, With A Wide Angled Lens

OMG, It’s Olmec on Market, Larger Than Life! See de Young Museum’s “Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico” by May 8th

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Scratch that. Subsitute “Life-Sized” for “Larger Than Life.”

(We* regret the error.)

Anyway, it’s Olmec, baby!

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*Sometimes, before I go to work, I like to imagine I’m a big-city newspaper editor with a team of minions at my disposal instead of just being Just Another Blogger. Isn’t that funny?

OMG, Go See “Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico” Right Now at Our de Young Museum!

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Have you heard about the big new exhibit at our de Young MuseumOlmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico?

All the deets are at The Richmond Blog right now, no waiting.

Now, some of these things are biiiig. Check it.

And here’s a close-up of one of the heads, always with the heads:

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All right see you there!

Ever more deets, after the jump

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The Fourth Estate, the Second Estate, and the First Estate All Come Together at Civic Center

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

On camera left is the Fourth Estate, The Press, in the background is the Second Estate, the home of Lords Temporal, and on the right is the First Estate, our Lords Spiritual.

In whom do you place your trust?

Via Steve Rhodes – click to expand

Look into the reigns of a great estate

Better lights pull you out of the ground

Seep into the wood of the great estates

Animals your soul will guide

The Restless Doggie Diner Heads of San Francisco’s Mission District

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Poor Manny, Moe and Jack here were made to be to be affixed to a tall pole, not towed around endlessly.  

As seen on 16th Street near Mission. Click to expand.

These Doggie Diner heads are weary of life on the road. When will their journey end?