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I’m back with another flickr spotlight and this time around I have found my way to a photographer I have been following for a long time now, YoungDoo Moon. While going through her photos my only problem was deciding which photos to feature here as desktops because there were so many that I initially had selected as candidates and going through 5000+ photos was no short task! Knowing this I would like to mention that one of the things I find intriguing about her work is her endurance for taking photos. She seems to constantly stumble across dreamy well lit things to shoot and her style has this soft, welcoming sort of a feel to it. Even her darker images have an undeniable calm to them.

But lets take a step back, who is YoungDoo? She is a native Korean and grew up in a small village but now resides in Seoul. She is no stranger to travel, however and has ventured all over Europe, the US, Canada, Australia, and Japan. In Seoul she works as a graphic designer full time and this is how she got into photography more seriously because as a student of design she took classes where she had the chance to work with film and learn more about the technical/ interesting side of the medium.

For her photography is both therapeutic and sometimes emotional as she approaches it as a way to communicate feeling when words can not be found. This sort of visual communicating comes through clearly in her subtle imagery. I like her use of color to help these images feel alive in a quiet sort of a way.

I am more than happy that she agreed to let me share a handful of images here for the visitors of fiftyfootshadows.net as desktops. If you like what you have seen here feel free to leave a comment and/or check out her flickr stream by following this link here!

The following images are for personal use only as your desktop image, not for anything commercial. Please respect these simple terms of use which can also be found in the downloaded zip files containing the desktops. Respect these simple rules so I can continue to offer great desktops for everyone in the future! Thanks! To download an image simply click or right click the image you would like to download the attached zip file.

frozen lake

sunday

prayers

christmas

whisper

bamboo

summer

walkwith

dream

fog

autumn

Comments

  1. Lee - September 11, 2008 at 12:20 pm

    Excellent photographs, each of them. However, I am wondering about the “sunday” photo. It seems to be linking to fiftyfootshadows.net/2008/09/11/flickr-spotlight-2/sunday/ instead of a zip file like the rest of them. Is this intended?

    Thanks for the introduction to a great photographer.

  2. john - September 11, 2008 at 7:16 pm

    Thanks for pointing that out Lee, I fixed the link and it should point to the desktop now. Happy to hear you liked the photos!

  3. Danne - September 12, 2008 at 12:20 am

    Love your photos! First word that comes to mind; ART. :)

  4. Jeffrey - September 12, 2008 at 11:06 am

    Hi, I really admire your work. I just think the bamboo_forest could’ve used some more contrast and colour. I’ve edited it a bit:
    http://sleekupload.com/uploads/bamboo_forestedited.png

    Compared:
    http://sleekupload.com/uploads/bamboo_forestcompare.png

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  8. Emil - September 15, 2008 at 11:01 am

    They are b e a u tiful. =D

  9. laslo - September 23, 2008 at 5:50 am

    my favourite so far :)

  10. john - October 2, 2008 at 4:57 pm

    Jeffery, these are not my photos actually. The idea of the Flickr Spotlight is to give other photographers exposure. These were taken by the photographer YongDoo.

    thanks for writing and giving the feedback however. I can see how adding some contrast could add some dramatic undertones to it but in doing so the forest starts to look a bit dirty and you loose details in the midrange. Still, it’s always good to hear other opinions, thanks for the comment!

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  15. Columbus DJs - October 4, 2010 at 10:14 pm

    I can’t find how to subscribe to the comments via my reader . I want to keep abrest of this, how do I do that?

  16. john - October 4, 2010 at 10:25 pm

    Hmm, sorry about that, I didn’t realize it was not listed, I will have to add that later on. Here is the feed: feed://fiftyfootshadows.net/comments/feed/

  17. Howard Frelow - November 11, 2010 at 3:26 pm

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  18. john - November 11, 2010 at 3:30 pm

    Howard, translate it for what website?

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