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October 4, 2005

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Mini Wonders

Lori Nix’s photos are wonderful. In the best way possible, some of them make me think of Thomas Kinkade™, if TK™ was a) tripping on acid and b) not a hack. The online reproductions don’t, sadly, boast the best quality. But what is it about miniature photography that’s so darn alluring? (Thingtacular.)

Posted October 4, 2005 at 2:15 | Comments (2) | Permasnark
File under: Briefly Noted, Media Galaxy


The photographs are fantastic.

If you're unfamiliar with the work of Gregory Crewdson I recommend checking out his stuff as well.

Though technically very different, to me he also captures something of the hyper/sur/real that these miniature photographs possess.

I agree -- those images are phenomenal. They are somehow simultaneously sad and, for lack of a better word, twee.

Actually, come to think of it, the opening sequence to Mr. Rogers (with the tiny fake town) conjures up the same pleasantly melancholy feeling for me.

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