ORGANIZED

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This site is absolutely awesome! Things Organized Neatly is a blog that goes on for daysssss with images of…well…im sure you can guess, of things organized neatly. I can waste so much time just scrolling through this site. I hope you enjoy! 

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Beaver sticks at Lake Leonard, in Muskoka, Ontario

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hello stranger, the world is yours. Go for it!

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Iberica skateboards

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Some of my glasses collection. Kenny Lukman // tumblr

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Pride & Groom.  grooming products organized neatly.

Like I said I could go on for days…but I’ll let you explore the site and find your own favorites. Happy Friday!

 

 

*All images from http://thingsorganizedneatly.tumblr.com/

 

GORDON GAHAN

I decided to do some more research and learned more about Gordon Gahan. I’ve decided to add him to my list of “Heros” if you will. (Basically it’s people who I admire for one reason or another.) I have to say he probably had one of the coolest jobs ever!  He worked as a photographer for the National Geographic Society. He had the chance to travel to several places around the world, some of those places were France, Portugal, Guatemala, Columbia, Australia and tons more. He later co-founded Prism Photography Inc. in NYC. I was sad to learn that Mr. Gahan is no longer among us. He died in a helicopter crash while taking aerial photographs in the Virgin Islands. But in his memory and my new found inspiration here are some of his photographs.

I also discovered there this awesome site called National Geographic Back Issues. It lets you get previous issues that have been printed. And I think that I found the issue that the image “Young Lovers in Paris” was originally published in. Being like 99% positive I ordered the issue and can’t wait to have my own copy!

I also found out that he helped with the book “Voyages to Paradise: Exploring in the Wake of Captain Cook“. Perhaps that will be my next read, which really couldn’t have been found out at a better time, because I just started asking friends for some books they recommended.

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You can buy prints of several of his images, but unfortunately I haven’t been able to find one for “Young Lovers in Paris.”

YOUNG LOVERS IN PARIS

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National Geographic, 1972 “Young Lovers in Paris” by Gordon W. Gahan

I am obsessed with this photograph. The problem is I can’t seem to find any story about it. I can’t even find an article that talks about it, which is amazing really since I’ve been provided with what seems to be a lot of information. Granted, my skills at searching for a particular photo might not be excellent, but still. When all I get are endless links to tumblr pages it gets to be rather despairing. If any of you know anything about this photo please feel free to share the information with me!

LIVE THE LANGUAGE

I know I’ve shown these videos to friends before but I just can’t help myself. I am obsessed! It’s two of my favorite things combined and when that happens…well I have to share them! These are some amazing videos of various locations around the world. The typography and clips of different cultures make for quite a treat. So below are some videos, there’s tons more that you can find on youtube. Barcelona is still probably my favorite at the moment but I wouldn’t mind spending time in any of these places, even the ones I’ve already visited.

Enjoy!

BUSINESS CARDS

Whoo! This was such a burst of happiness on my day just now. My business cards finally came in today and I couldn’t be more happy! Moo did a great job. I went with the Luxe style. There presentation was crazy cool too. Tons of little details that have me inspired to make something. I love that feeling. 

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And if you haven’t checked it out already…check out my portfolio site too! Let me know what you think!

TARP SURFING

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I came across this video of tarp surfing here. And I thought to myself, oh cool these people came up with something totally original and awesome. Turns out this is kind of a thing…lots of people do it! I think its uber cool. I have a feeling I might just have to make video soon. I’m dying to do a project where I can do some editing. (Hey little bro you should come visit with your long board yea?) Anywho check out these screen shots and the video, I hope you find it as crazy cool as I did! Also great song choice as well I might add.

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HAPPY INTERNATIONAL SURFING DAY

That’s right today is International Surfing Day. My advice? Log off, shut down and go ride, or at least spend some time in the sun and the water. (Which is what I plan to do after this post.) But in the meantime why not learn about Katie McLean.  Katie was one of three finalists for the ROXY “Let the Sea Set You Free” competition. I have to say she is definitely my favorite. Not only does she surf but she has mad skills in video, painting, and drawing. Her website is crazy cool, I love the design. Below are the videos she entered in the competition. 

Like I said she’s pretty awesome. I admire both her work and her lifestyle. 

Globe : Electric Blue Heaven Film

Ahhhh I don’t normally re-blog but I couldn’t help myself.

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Shot in Abu Dhabi, the short-film features Aussie surfer Dion Agius shredding and unleashing at the ‘world’s best wave pool’. The concept also includes 10 Russian models, a lamborghini, and Agius pumping virtually every air in the book..

Enjoy..

GLOBE’S ELECTRIC BLUE HEAVEN from GLOBE on Vimeo.

Dion is also a part of Proxynoise

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