Um, clearly we all knew she would be so hot as a blonde, because not only is she hot no matter what, but she's also incredibly smart and talented and lovely and wonderful, and the brain is the most important sexual organ.
Or something. I've had some wine, excuse me. :)
2006-05-08 18:00 (UTC)
I dig the hell out of this one.
Woah, those twins coulda been used by the NSA for cryptography! Everyone loves a prime!
According to Sacks' account, they were capable of generating up to twenty-digit primes, or so he believed. He didn't really have a way to check at the time, since his table only went up to ten-digit primes and anything larger had to be calculated by hand. o_O
That's a great pic. My sister has autism - though no savant stuff for her, as she has severe retardation. She's mostly confined to rocking back and forth and listening to loud music on her headphones.
That's terribly sad. I wonder what the music does for her. Can she articulate anything? (If my question is too invasive, please accept my apologies and ignore.)
I'm without sufficient words but didn't want to not say anything at all. I'll get back to you if I find them.
Please do. I always appreciate your comments and criticism.
Great piece! But my own OCD is forcing me to point out that 4 isn't prime. :(
Drat. I meant the numbers to be read together as 3541, which is prime. I guess they don't come across that way.
On a different note, a die in that image is from your former (cursed) mottled green set. ;-D
i love this...i want to see more.
also, i hope you dont mind but i used one of the pictures of me from regents park
There will be more soon, and thank you.
And I'm thrilled to see that pic of you in your profile!
...fuck, once more. The images in this series are so incredibly amazing and completely unique, while at the same time hinting at older things. I like the mathematical influence in them all, as well. They're so damn precise. It's amazing.
They're so damn precise.
That's interesting. I think it's because for each of these, I've had a nearly exact idea of what I wanted it to look like. It changes subtly as I experiment while shooting, but the fundamental expression is pretty firmly rooted.
*swoon* These shots are pulling out all of the really analytic capabilities you bring to your art. I love the intensity of planning and execution in them.
Thank you for this, and also for the pimping in your own journal. It was a great boost for me. The latest one took a lot of advance preparation (painting and stenciling) so that makes me particularly glad it's coming across in the end product.
Holy crap! I guess the depression is doing wonders for your photography. No one would choose it, I know, but the pictures are amazing. And you are pretty darn hot as a blond. But all the time as well of course. And I think I was one of those twins...
Mostly I think of it the other way around: photography does wonders for the depression. As soon as I stop planning and executing this stuff and start thinking about "real life," depression pounces.
I am consistently blown away by both the artistic and technical quality of your work. It is fantastic!
Stunning. Both you and the photo.
It still weirds me out to see myself blonde.
I hear you. The autism spectrum could be a whole series in itself.
Also, thank you.
I love the way this series is coming together- you've been coming up with great concepts and executing them beautifully! This is another one that's almost-hypnotic in its effect on the eyes. I like the subtle and thoughtful choices you made to break the left-right symmetry in the faces. Beautiful.
I'm delighted that they're generating enough interest for you to examine them closely. The most challenging part of this one was the expression on my face. I was trying to jam as much love into my eyes as possible while staring at a blank wall.
I really should read this book, it sounds very interesting, and it gets an extra star for having inspired this string of very impressive photos. It gets super eerie when I focus in on their eyes looking at each other, I get a real sense of a strong connection. I think that's a great idea, gallery show!
If you're anything like me, and since you're a scientist too I think you are, it's going to frustrate you a bit. He assumes a certain level of familiarity with psychoanalytical terms while simultaneously leaving out a lot of technical description that I would have liked to read, probably to avoid putting off the layperson.
Yes, the eyes were very very important for this image. It was difficult to pretend to be focusing on the imaginary person across from me while staring at a blank wall, not to mention trying to jam totally exclusive adoration into the expression.