Also known as the Baylor Street Art Wall, Austin’s Graffiti Park is located at 1100 Baylor Street in Austin Texas.It’s an ever changing canvas. Local artists paint the remains of an old apartment complex’s cement foundation. It’s complete with floors, tall walls and steep inclines. Every surface is perfect for self expression and exploratory urban design. It seems to get repainted often and new works are constantly created. We dig it and plan to stop by every time we travel to Austin. It’s super inspirational and a refreshing change from the normal art scene. Get directions here.
DIY Camera Bag
We don’t often report on DIY tactics… but we liked this camera bag that was made on the cheap. In fact, it cost less than $10 to build.
The bag was purchased from a Thrift Store.
The foam was recycled from different packaging boxes, cut to fit and glued together.
Dividers with velcro attached, help create “compartments” and keep things tight.
It can carry a full size camera with lens attached, two additional lenses, a charger with spare battery, cables and even a pack of gum. That’s not counting all the extra pockets that can be stuffed full for a day of awesome, gorilla street photography. We were even able to strap a mono-pod between the lid and body of the bag for travel.
Living Life With Every Breath
Shot with two Canon 6D’s and 50mm f1/4 lenses. Our attempt at filming a day of purity and aliveness in the moment, using the martial art of Wing Chun Kung Fu as the subject.
Zen Wing Chun from LimeArtCollective on Vimeo.
35 Beautiful Photography Websites
Andrew Gibson from Smashing Magazine gives an insightful look at 35 fantastic examples of web based photography sites. We agree with Andrew. Check out the full article here.
What Is Good Design?
The Curiosity Shoppe
Along with posts about awesome hand-made goods and the artists who create them, expect a host of reviews and articles as well. Art shows, studios and other collaborative efforts are some of the topics that will get action. This is an older article, but still one of the coolest, creative outfits in Texas.
Click the image to view the full article by Apartment Therapy.
Davis Street Mercantile
Our friends at Davis Mercantile rehab vintage furniture and build custom pieces. They also sell found objects and things they like (Art, Photography, Lighting etc). Check out their on-line inventory for the goods.
Highway To Youth