For some reason today was a bit challenging for me as far as selecting posts goes, I could hardly be satisfied with anything I would choose to go through. In the back of my mind I kept hearing a voice that was saying: "Where are the Icelandic sheep? I really wanna see a post about Icelandic sheep..." (not a clue, guys, just a random thing I felt like sharing)
. . . Either music was awful (sorry, unnamed Steemian!) or the writing wasn't good enough, I was just extra picky for an hour or two, but, luckily, my efforts and time paid off and I could finally seal the deal and say "YES" to the posts I selected and I am happy to present them to you!
My first pick for the night is Portrait Contest Week 26: Male Portraits by @mihailoff, he just joined Steemit a week ago, and he's a front-end developer from Kiev, Ukraine by day and a photographer by night.
Even though I did have some other post in mind, also a photography related one, I decided to select this one in order to show my support to new people who are just starting out on the platform and learning the way it works.
I loved the picture, it almost looks surreal and if you forget for a second that it is a guy in the photo, you can pretend it is a fire breathing dragon. It pleased me to see that @mihailoff shares the camera specs for the photo he took, date and location. Great post!
My second post tonight is art of body painting called Original art 🎨 📸 Separation & Engagement RITUAL 💛 (body painting + making of video) by @bella-volen-art.
She has been on Steemit for a little while, since last year to be exact, but for some reason I do not recall seeing her posts in our #postpromotion channel before. Either way, in the post she is sharing a photo of body art she created and a video capturing the entire process. You can tell she is extremely talented and must have been doing it for many years.
What did catch my eye about this is that these man and woman whose bodies she painted were actually separating to pursue different goals in life, I thought it was weird (in a good way) and fascinating that they would be filling to manifest their desires in such a creative and unique way.
Please, go ahead and check her art out, have your mind blown or just say Hi to Bella!
So those were my picks for tonight, and I was quite pleased with them, hope you share my opinion and if so, give them some love!
On the other hand we have some sad news and changes coming to out curation team, our dear @kubbyelizabeth is leaving us next month, she will be focusing on other projects, so we wish her a good luck with that!
However @gabchik will be joining us on the prawl :D
As always, don't stop creating and dropping links to your posts in #postpromotion channel in Whaleshares Discord server! Myself, @kubbyelizabeth, @lindahas and our kind host @nikflossus shall be checking them out!
Also, every week we have a guest curator, tonight it was @patricklancaster who's a video & photo journalist. Wanna be a guest curator? Talk to @nikflossus about that!