Dec 27 2011

Aesthetic interlude

Just to knock your socks off -

Photography in the style of traditional Chinese painting of the Song and Yuan dynasties by Don Hong-Oai.


There are lots more; go look. They’re sensational.

Via Julia Galef at Facebook.


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  1. 1

    Ahhhh! Now you have done it. As a fan of steampunk, your linking to this site has now destined me to a lifetime of hanging out at http://www.retronaut.co

    Thank you, Ophelia :)

    Now to get some inspiration on steampunking stuff.

    BTW: how times have changed, and we don’t have magazines like these any more:

  2. 2

    OB: Thanks for this link. What a great site. Love the photos of London in the 1940s & 1950s

  3. 3
    Ian MacDougall

    Yes, OB, thanks for the link. I have passed it on to a friend who is a keen photographer.

    It must be viral by now.

  4. 4
    Ophelia Benson

    My pleasure, and I in turn thank Julia Galef for the link. I’m sure it is viral; I saw lots of shares at Facebook.

  5. 5
    Giliell, professional cynic -Ilk-

    Saw the photos, fell in love with them, ordered a calendar.
    I hope you’re proud of yourself now!

  6. 6
    Ophelia Benson

    Well I am! A new aesthetic pleasure is a fine thing.

  7. 7
    Tony! The Queer Shoop


    There are lots more; go look.

    -I did. Boy do those pictures look gorgeous.
    This is my favorite:


    Ahhhh! Now you have done it. As a fan of steampunk,

    -I am starting to really appreciate steampunk. I especially loved ‘Steampunk Disney’

  8. 8

    Whoaaah. That’s beatiful. Thanks for sharing it. :)

  9. 9
    Ophelia Benson


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