common thread: concave/convex. by- theStephALA

today has been a particularly musical day for me, so, for our concave/convex common thread for tuesday, i decided to showcase the curvature of three different musical instruments.

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can you tell which instruments are in these photos?

convex concave 2

if you know, leave a comment!

convex concave 3

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common thread: round. by- theStephALA

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i think it is interesting that both adventureclubviral and i decided to take a picture of a wheel/tire.  then again, a wheel may be the quintessential expression of round.  as she so eloquently stated before me, “tire cannot be anything except round.”

20121210-223702.jpgthis time of year, i love walking around town to see holiday decorations.  they look magical, especially with a touch of snow.

round onionas i sliced into this onion this evening, i began to realize just how complex and beautiful onions are.  countless gossamer layers embracing one another.  it brought a tear to my eye.

common thread: round. by- adventureclubviral

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enter through the arch. there is so much beauty in arch architecture. at first take, the common thread- round- immediately brought to mind all things that go around. but it is not always so.  with this photo: round is a soft turn and a gentle curve. round is an arch. 

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to sit on the edge. there exist many soft edges in this world but when i first think of edge i think of angles and points that meet other points. when i photographed this bench, i tried to capture round as an edge. 

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gets you going no matter what. one thing about this photograph of round– is that the subject cannot be compromised and remain functional. unlike a doorway, unlike a bench- a tire cannot be anything except round. it is a complete arch that has to go all the way around and it cannot have any edge to it if you want to get anywhere.