[Mitch] Dobrowner’s black and white images of that megastorm are some of the most spectacular in his ever-expanding portfolio of extreme weather photography. Although tornadoes get all the attention on TV, Dobrowner is more interested in supercells, massive storm systems that sometimes spawn tornadoes. “I see them as living things,” he says. “Some are gorgeous and beautiful, some are tornadic and violent. And the longer they last the more form they take. Eventually, they mature and die. So I try to take a portrait, almost like with a person.”
During my research process, I noted down the keywords used to describe some of the typefaces. As I read through the list, the same words kept coming up over and over: friendly, modern, clean, simple, human. It’s like everyone wants something that they can use to define their brand, yet they really just want a slightly different version of what everyone has.
People climb past a 100-meter-high convenience store installed on a cliff in Pingjiang in China’s central Hunan province on April 25, 2018. The store was opened to offer food and water to rock climbers.
Think about how lucky you are next time you walk down your street to buy some bread or milk or wine or whatever. (Source: Dizzying Heights: Vertical Tourism in China)
Provenance unknown; found via Austin Kleon. See also this recent advert/Instagram post by the New York Public Library: