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May 22nd, 2014

Comp Stomping

Posted By Ian Plant
"Ebb and Flow" - Olympic National Park, USA (by Ian Plant)
(© Ian Plant) I was first introduced to the term “comp stomping”—the intentional reenactment of a specific composition created by someone else—a few years back. I’ve previously talked about icon chasing, which involves photographing famous scenes that have been shot over and over by hundreds of thousands of people; comp stomping takes it a step …
May 9th, 2014

The Infinite Monkey Theorem

Posted By Ian Plant
"Twilight Moods" - Olympic National Park, USA (by Ian Plant)
(© Ian Plant) The “infinite monkey theorem” holds that, given enough time, a bunch of monkeys randomly pounding on a bevy of typewriters will eventually produce the greatest works of literature ever written (for a humorous take on this by The Simpsons, watch this short video clip). The basic idea is that something meaningful can …