Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Weekly Wednesday #25

... Same weekly Wednesday time, same weekly Wednesday channel!

Weekly Images:
"Tilt-shift miniature faking is a process in which a photograph of a life-size location or object is manipulated so that it looks like a photograph of a miniature scale model. By distorting the focus of the photo, the artist simulates the shallow depth of field normally encountered with macro lenses making the scene seem much smaller than it actually is."
In other words, this is a real location, not a model:

Check out 40 more cool tilt-shift miniature faking photos!

Weekly Link:
Don't remove earwax. Apparently we're not supposed to put anything smaller than our elbows into our ears. Nice to know, 32 years later... ah well, at least I don't dig in there with knitting needles like my dad does...

Weekly count of electric toys from my youth which I was saving for my offspring that turned out to be broken:
2.

Weekly count of toys opened up in an attempt to fix them:
2.

Weekly toys that were so old they didn't even include a circuit board:
2.

Weekly count of toys which, while partly disassembled, sprung to life and traumatized Kiernan to the point at which he couldn't say more than "scared of the robot owl though!" until bedtime:
1.

Weekly count of robot owl nightmares:
0 (so far).

2 comments:

Lida said...

he says he's not removing earwax...he's tickling his brain

Lara said...

that doesn't look like a real picture though!

owl robot VERY scary