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You’ve probably come across quite a lot of “pop” art which uses the notion of glitching. Glitching is a trend in visual design and digital arts that treats visuals as if there is a digital error… or a glitch. It’s not new, as I first saw it in the late 80′s with the cyberpunk movement. But it seems to have a come back today.

We are seeing this everywhere at the moment. From music videos to conceptual art and it’s even starting to creep into advertising. I like it! :)

I’ve stumbled upon a nifty little web app that allows you to upload an image file, and lets you play with some variables to produce your own glitched image! try it out here!

 

It’s always fun to scroll back into my instagram timeline and revisit all those moments I captured. The snapshots for me are bursts of memory. Here the Top 10 of my little bursts of memories which received the most love on Instagram this year.


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I love communication and I love creativity. Words or symbols can truly speak to your imagination or just trigger a smile. On the streets you find many signs or tags that can inspire just that. Either because they have a deeper meaning or because you can misinterpret them or because someone added to the original message in a creative way.

Below a collection of a few of these signs I posted on #instagram.

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I have recently moved to Amsterdam and have been making quite a few Instagram pictures since. Instagram is really growing on me as THE photography social media platform for sharing pictures and meeting other photography lovers.

Here is a collection of the pictures I have been making and sharing recently. Let me know what you think! And if you are on Instagram lets connect there too.

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“This is only the second guest blog post here on ‘Digital Thoughts’, but I was approached by @iamrinaldi, who runs The View Magazine. He told me about a contest he is running where talented creative people can submit one visual and all of us can then vote on. Interested? Well I certainly am! So I asked him to write up a guest post to tell us all about how it works.” @ThomasMarzano

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I consider myself to be extremely lucky to be able to travel the world for my job. Although when I travel the days are packed I always try to get a chance to roam the city where I am at, and take some pictures. This time I have been in Shanghai. A city which overwhelmed me in every which way.  The clash between the rich and the poor, hi tech and lo tech, tall modern sky skrapers and small little run down houses and the incredible heat, are just a few of the things that make this city a sensorial experience everyone should have! Read the rest of this entry »

Last weekend I was roaming the streets of San Francisco Mission area and walked by the wonderful Clarion Alley, which is an alley where local artists have created some wonderful murals. Of course this was a feast to my eyes and did not hesitate one second to take some pictures of these wonderful pieces of protest art. Hope you enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »

Last week I was in Hong Kong on a business trip, and although most of my time was spent at airport, hotel, office and restaurants, I did manage to walk through this amazing city a few evenings with my Nikon.

I’ve been in Hong Kong a few times and I find it a stunning city. What I love most about this city is the ‘Blade Runner‘ feeling this city breathes. It is clear that Ridley Scott was inspired by Hong Kong while making his masterpiece.

Today I had little inspiration and wanted to create something to post on my blog… so fired off a question to my dear creative friend @NiniBaseema. I asked her for 1 word to inspire me. She replied “Blasphemy”.

So this is what I came up with… putting a nude pic I took long ago to good use

I love tracking tweets, and seeing how many times a links I have tweeted was clicked. However till today it was merely out of interest. I thought of compiling a weekly Top 10 list as a weekly round up, with the most popular links I have tweeted.

Hope you will enjoy it!

 

Unbelievable 3D Drawings http://ow.ly/37XEl #photos #drawing

Italian Popular Gestures http://ow.ly/36B1J #italy #fun #illustration

Unbelievable Collection of #Sexism #Vintage #Ads http://ow.ly/39qWs

3 Super Glamour Portraits http://ow.ly/39bZ0 #photography #photos #glamour

Wonderful Retro Style Portraits by Ali Mitto http://ow.ly/37EgT #photography #photos

50 Examples of Pixel Perfect Button Design http://ow.ly/36B2M #design #webdesign #graphicdesign

Dutch Blog #geenstijl posted my Tweet today! http://ow.ly/38kwX explains the huge traffic! http://ow.ly/i/5oO9 <- Thank you #Geenstijl :)

Beautiful Secret Street Stories http://ow.ly/37XIa #photography #photos

Amazing #Architecture in Dubai | Blooming In The Wind http://ow.ly/39qXM #green #sustainability #photos

Is That An #iPhone In Your Pocket Or… http://ow.ly/39yLv #gadget #fun #fashion

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