Mardi Gras 2013

February 18, 2013 | |

Oh Mardi Gras, how I have missed you.

Beads: Bringing out the inner monster in everyone since whenever Mardi Gras began.

Dancing in the streets!
Best Place to Shut it Down on the Street: St. Charles

Endymion is already the most dangerous (in terms of getting your head bashed in by beads) parade. This sign increased the danger tenfold.
Most Dangerous Parade Award: Endymion

Seriously, more floats need shadow boxes.
Best Float Design Award: Muses
Also Best Throw Award: Muses

Greatest walking group. Ever.
Parade with the Most Interesting Marchers (and Theme): Tucks

Inspiration: Documentary Photo

February 6, 2013 | |

I just happened upon this photograph recently of the construction of the Hoover Dam, and it is magical. I hope that in the next 50 years I'll be able to photograph some epic construction project like this. Like a space station or something.

Source: 20 Very Interesting Photos From the 30s