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    David Ryle: Taking Pictures

David Ryle's photographs reminds us that we are small, and the world is beautiful

Posted by Liv Siddall,

We’ve all been there, if it’s a Beyonce concert or an arboretum, even just a donut shop, someone’s taking a picture. David Ryle’s timely project doesn’t have an angry rant at phone and camera users, but bathes them in what could be the warmest photographic light we’ve seen in a long while. David Ryle makes his subjects teeny tiny and puts them in places where nature is so beautiful and gloriously enormous, that it reminds us that in the grand scale of things, we’re still pretty much plankton. Rather than complaining about the whole phone photo thing (which can be very easy and tempting to do when your’e a trained photographer with a proper camera) he’s just reminding us, through incredible images, to calm down and look around. Thank you David!

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Posted by Liv Siddall

Liv joined It’s Nice That as an intern in 2011 and is now one of our editors. She oversees itsnicethat.com and has a particular interest in illustration, photography and music videos. She also runs our London listings site This At There, and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.