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Joel Robison’s Whimsical Photographic Abstractions of the Joy of Reading

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Imaginative visual vocabulary for that feeling you can’t put your finger on.

As a lover of books and advocate for reading, I was instantly enthralled by photographic artist Joel Robison’s whimsical visual abstractions of the reading experience and the joy of books that capture with equal parts imagination and reverence the familiar mesmerism of getting lost in a great book, the pleasure of curiosity tickled, and the explorer’s wonder of discovering new worlds.

Some of Joel’s prints, though sadly not the reading ones, are available on Etsy. You can see more of his wonderful work on his Flickr stream.

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