Entering the lobby in Bali – Stuck in Customs

28 November 2020 : Saturday Nov 2020 : Saturday Machine Elf 37 – String Theory 4K Oooookay… welcome to my favorite Machine Elf fractal animation so far! This one explores an infinite poly-helix of DNA as it transforms from one form to the next. You’ll see many patterns in here that remind you of things… I won’t tell you what they are, as they are your own memory patterns. Enjoy! And be sure to check out our new Machine Elf website below. There are many more Machine Elf creations in…

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Lockdown Walk – Stuck in Customs

27 November 2020 : Friday Nov 2020 : Friday Daily Photo – Lockdown Walk Every day during the lockdown in New Zealand, which I think only lasted about four weeks, I would go on an afternoon hike. I found myself drawn to this area again and again… these tiny little perfect pools of water… I actually took these with my mobile phone, although I don’t think most people would guess that in 100 years. Photo Information Date Taken2020-04-15 12:06:44 CameraPixel 4 Camera MakeGoogle Exposure Time1/5900 Aperture1.7 ISO92 Focal Length4.4 mm…

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Midnight in Venice – Stuck in Customs

26 November 2020 : Thursday Nov 2020 : Thursday Daily Photo – Midnight in Venice Here’s one of my favorite photos just outside my hotel in Venice. I stayed here for about three weeks, so it was quite a long time to be returning to the same place every night. After about two weeks, I finally memorized most of the streets and would no longer get lost. This was the view that awaited me every night upon my return home… I took this one with the Hasselblad. Photo Information Date…

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Heading out for a Snorkel Near the James Bond Island – Stuck in Customs

25 November 2020 : Wednesday Nov 2020 : Wednesday Cool Lightform Projector Check out this really cool tech from Lightform! Daily Photo – Heading out for a Snorkel Near the James Bond Island When I was staying at the Ritz-Carlton at Phulay Bay, one day we jumped into a boat and headed over to the archipelago in search of that cool island from one of the early James Bond movies. It turns out there are lots of islands that have that same look with the undercut limestone. The snorkeling is…

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Happy Thanksgiving. Stay the F*ck Home. – The Everywhereist

Ah, Thanksgiving! A holiday we celebrate by playing a game with our families that I like to call “And that’s how you’ve decided to live your life then?” Like Pictionary, you just keep at it until someone cries. Or – hear me out – you could just stay home for the holidays, closing the curtains and doing your best impression of tranquilized zoo animal. because the CDC has actually said that you do not need to see your family this holiday season! You don’t need to host anyone. Are you…

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Lonely Clouds and Trees at the Hills – Stuck in Customs

24 November 2020 : Tuesday Nov 2020 : Tuesday Daily Photo – Lonely Clouds and Trees at the Hills I think maybe photographers have a particularly fun life because perhaps we notice things more than other people. I mean, I see non-photographers notice interesting things too, but I am usually thinking, “Yeah, I saw that ages ago.” Haha… not in a dismissive way, but I think once you start taking photos you just notice a little bit more of everything. Lonely Clouds and Trees at the Hills Photo Information Date…

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Late night in Abu Dhabi – Stuck in Customs

21 November 2020 : Saturday Nov 2020 : Saturday 130K Views! Wow… Stu just informed my that my first Machine Elf video (See the Machine Elf Website here) has garnered more than 130,000 views, making it one of the most popular videos on my YouTube channel. I actually think it is the WORST of all 8 of the Machine Elf videos we have released so far, but it was the very first one. I think the music is cool, but it’s a little JARRING and not really as groovy as…

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Beautiful Braided Rivers from the Glaciers – Stuck in Customs

23 November 2020 : Monday Nov 2020 : Monday Machine Elf 39 – The Hive 4K As soon as I moved to New Zealand, I got about 250,000 bees. I’ve always wanted to be a beekeeper, so I thought it was a great opportunity to give back to the planet a little bit. It’d be kinda awesome if everyone did that, eh? We have a little farm with that’s about 10 acres big and it’s had all sorts of ups and downs. We’ve had sheep born and die (even buried…

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Black Friday Mega-Deals for Language Learners 2020!

Welcome to Fluent in 3 Months, the home of Black Friday 2020 deals for language learners.   What a year it’s been! I hope you’ll find something in these deals to bring you a smile. For Black Friday 2020 I’ve secured some incredible deals on language courses — with up to 98% off for 40+ languages. Here are the best of the best deals on excellent language-learning resources worthy of you language hackers. The deals end on Monday 30th November, so act fast! Benny Lewisfounder, Fluent in 3 Months Happy…

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The Bridge to St. Paul’s Cathedral – Stuck in Customs

Passport Sunday Editing Party! Another Sunday, so time for another section of the blog to unlock for Passport Members. If you’re not a member yet, then, why not? Now you get access to over 200 videos plus a ton of other goodies! The Bridge to St. Paul’s Cathedral – Making Of Here’s a fun quick video that shows a few unexpected editing choices for this photo! Daily Photo – The Bridge to St. Paul’s Cathedral If you ever go to London to take photos, I recommend setting aside a few…

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