The Square Foot: a daily photoblog of Portland, one literal square foot at a time.
Using a camera and a one-foot-by-one-foot frame to grab little bits of the city within the bounds of a fixed constraint.
I haven’t been doing photography consistently enough, so this one’s actually happening for real. Go check out thesquarefoot.tumblr.com.
Blog featuring before-and-after photos of meals as they were delivered to the diner and as they look after the diner moves things around to their satisfaction before digging in.
Is the bacon in the wrong place? Why do they even put the lettuce on the plate if you don’t want to eat it? This plate needs rotating 90 degrees clockwise! And so forth.
Potential corpus of material for aggregate studies in plating theory and demographic variation in diner complacency.3 notes link >
Blog dedicated to aggregating photos of Magnum-era Tom Selleck with superimposed captions in which Selleck’s character expresses mercy, forgiveness, or high-minded generosity in reaction to the slights others commit against him.
Travel blog made up of jokey pictures of monuments, roadsite attractions, etc, all shot through a carefully positioned empty snowglobe so as to suggest that said monument/attraction/etc is in fact the content of said snowglobe.2 notes link >
An exhaustive block-by-block map of found graffiti. Geolocated photos of each specimen, organized and collected by city block and date of collection.
Instant DIY walking tours! Scavenger hunts! Socioanthropological fodder! Urban decay made fun! Etc.
Think small: something I could do, a block at a time, in my neighborhood.
Think big: crowd-sourced, world-wide database of graffiti.2 notes link >
An online gathering place for people who name their plants.
Pictured: the author with his three potatoes.
A blog of pictures of, overheard conversations of, and micro-interviews with random people I share space with on Portland’s Trimet bus system.link >
A tumblog that aggregates pictures of people who have just cut the shit out of their grass and are feeling pretty badass about the whole thing.link >