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Andrew McDonald‘s blog post “A Pictorial Guide to Avoiding Camera Loss” made me laugh.  What a clever idea, and a perfectly executed one at that!  I like the way this guy thinks.  He recently published a children’s book called The Greatest Blogger In The World, which I think I need to buy because I imagine it is what my life would have been like if I had been born ten years later.

I was literally laughing out loud yesterday when I looked around the “Playing with Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photo-Collage” exhibit at the Met. The exhibit features a collection of aristocratic Victorian women’s collages, made by combining detailed watercolor drawings with photographs. The pieces are beautiful, quirky, and absurd. The exhibit runs at the Met until May 9th, 2010, and then moves on to the Art Gallery of Ontario. Don’t miss it!  Here is a page dated to the 1870s from the Madame B Album by Marie-Blanche-Hennelle Fournier:

Found via MUGJoe’s NYC is the nearly-daily photo blog of photographer Joseph O. Holmes.  Holmes’ photographs are stunning, vivid glimpses of New York City moments.  I could spend hours clicking through his site, seeing my favorite city through his eyes.  How do I choose just one photo to share here?  They are all worth posting, but I will pick this photo taken in Times Square and posted on November 4th, 2009, as I love the silhouette:

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