I just discovered The Photographic Dictionary site through the COLOURlovers blog, and it’s a great source of visual inspiration. The image above (by Federico Ciamei) is for the definition of Stripe, but the words range from the very concrete (Airport, or Green) to the abstract (Ephemeral, or Senescent). I love the way it makes me think about both the word and the photograph in new ways. It’s by no means complete (some letters have only a few words defined; some, like S, have a lot), but it’s a cool way to reframe the images and objects around us.
The Photographic Dictionary