Thursday, March 26, 2009

Butterfly Alphabet

Butterfly Alphabet


I've had one version of this poster on my wall for years.

Its creator, a maniacal Swedish photographer,

spent years uncovering letters hidden in butterfly wings

and collected more than one full alphabet from his quest.

To make the challenge more difficult, all his snapshots

are from live butterflies (better color).

He now has a small cottage business selling posters of his work,

including alphabets and numbers found in other realms of nature.

They are beautiful yes, but for me the enduring attraction

of his work is his fanatic amateur over-the-top enthusiasm,

which this poster emblemizes.

-- KK

Butterfly Alphabet #2
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Butterfly Alphabet

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