Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #223

Start your week off right:

  1. If you happen to be a fan of Ikea’s Swedish Meatballs but dont live close to the Scandinavian retailer, I have the recipe for you. Now you can make these little beauties at home without having to brave the crowds that Ikea attracts.

  2. The French artist, JR, used 2000 pieces of paper and an army of volunteers to create this elaborate illusion in the courtyard of the Louvre. I would love to see a time lapse of the installation process.

  3. The accidental discovery of old Walmart employee headshots lead Daniel Seth Kraus on a multi year project to track down as many of the people as he could. Lensculture interviews Daniel about the project.

  4. Frank Le Petit photographed 102 Japanese workers in their daily uniforms. I love this look into Japanese culture. From a nerdy photographer perspective, I also love the background and he presents each person as a triptych.

  5. Finnish photographer, Jasmine Farling, traveled to the southernmost year-round inhabited island in Finland and photographed the small community living on the island. The resulting images are outstanding but the triptych video really caught my attention. So well executed.

  6. “Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. What if they are a little course, and you may get your coat soiled or torn? What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled in the dirt once or twice. Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  7. Smug Mug profiled street photographer, Alan Schaller, about why he loves this form of photography. As with all the Smug Mug videos, it was beautifully done. On the subject of street photography, Nick Turpin released a video where you see right in the viewfinder of his camera while shooting.

  8. Colin O’Brien has been photographing daily life in London for 65 years. He is in the process of release a book containing an image from each year he had been photographing.

  9. Hamburger Eyes was a small zine that exploded into this giant project. Mailchimp filmed a documentary about the project and the man behind it.

  10. The problem with the Camera Gallery’s youtube page is that I keep adding photobooks to my wish list. Liverpool Looking Out to Sea by Peter Marlow is the latest addition.