Thursday, August 27, 2009

The Photographic Dictionary

For all you lovers of art look up The Photographic Dictionary:
" dedicated to defining words through the literal, figurative, and personal meanings found in each photograph."

The dictionary is organized by letter. Each letter has a list of words and corresponding photos with definitions beneath them. (Beware, some of them are very artistic, in case you're sensitive to that sort of thing.) It's a cool idea, especially since the words the artists have chosen would not necessarily be obvious choices and the definitions below them are both traditional and unusual. If you've got a shot to add, they accept photos. X, Y, and Z are particularly small lists.

I like breath, kiss, and citroen. Any of them strike your fancy?

How about this one by yours truly:

Oyster [oy-stur]
1. a bivalve mollusk with tasty meat.
2. a tight lipped person.
3. a potential treasure chest, just add sand.

Also, I just saw this too: I'm not sure what it is, but I love to look at trees and pictures of trees which Sierra Norte seems to be a collection of...

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