Molecules I’ve Ingested Podcast – Stuck in Customs

Artist interview with Sam from the PROOF Collective

See the full project at: https://stuckincustoms.com/trey-ratcliffs-1k1k/
Thanks to Sam and Proof for this fun interview!

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Machine Elf 52: The Strands of Serenity

A new Machine Elf for you all, in 360 and 8K… A visual journey that will take you places you need to go.

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Ponte Dell ’Accademia at Sunrise

Daily Photo – Ponte Dell ’Accademia at Sunrise

Here’s another one of the images from my 1000 Stories from 1000 Places NFT drop. It sold out in minutes, but they are now available to trade on OpenSea and X2Y2, etc so be sure to check them out.

I was in Venice for about a month, out taking photos every morning at sunrise all the way through the sunset. Then there was always lots of heavy Italian food and bridge-wine on the way home with my friends. I’m not quite sure how I survived it or how I got up at every sunrise. I’m a trooper! But I guess we don’t want to miss any sunrises like this, do we?

I also made a video with this same scene in a meditative Alan Watts video that went viral and got over a million views. It’s one of my favorite videos I have ever made and I hope you enjoy it too. I actually made two Alan Watts videos and you can enjoy them if you jump on YouTube and search for “Trey Ratcliff Alan Watts.”

Ponte Dell ’Accademia at Sunrise

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  • Date Taken2016-02-05 07:44:13
  • CameraFC300X
  • Camera MakeDJI
  • Exposure Time1/400
  • Aperture2.8
  • ISO100
  • Focal Length3.6 mm
  • FlashNo flash function
  • Exposure ProgramUnknown (58655)
  • Exposure Bias

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A Sunset After the Bullfight in Nimes

Daily Photo – A Sunset After the Bullfight in Nimes

Here’s another one of the images from my 1000 Stories from 1000 Places NFT drop. It sold out in minutes, but they are now available to trade on OpenSea and X2Y2, etc so be sure to check them out.

Who would have thought some of the best Roman ruins were in Nimes, France? Not me! But they are. I find them generally better preserved than the ruins in Rome itself! I’ve always been a fan of Roman history, so I geek out when I see this stuff. In this same arena, the following night, I saw Sting perform, which was a most wonderful anachronism.

A Sunset After the Bullfight in Nimes

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  • Date Taken2010-09-18 12:59:02
  • CameraNIKON D3X
  • Camera MakeNikon
  • Exposure Time1/4
  • Aperture8
  • ISO100
  • Focal Length16.0 mm
  • FlashNo Flash
  • Exposure ProgramAperture-priority AE
  • Exposure Bias

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The Busiest Little Sheep in Iceland

Daily Photo – The Busiest Little Sheep in Iceland

Here’s another one of the images from my 1000 Stories from 1000 Places NFT drop. It sold out in minutes, but they are now available to trade on OpenSea and X2Y2, etc so be sure to check them out.

See that little sheepy there on the left? I think he must eat the tall parts of all the grass in that entire field to keep it looking perfect.

In fact, I’m often amazed at these huge fields of perfect grass. No one ever mows them, and usually, there are almost no sheep. I have no idea how the grass is so perfect all the time. It’s really mind-bending and I stop thinking about it too much after a while because it begins to hurt. It’s that same kind of brain-hurt that you think about when you wonder what things would be like if there was no universe. I put it up there on that scale.

The Busiest Little Sheep in Iceland

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  • Date Taken2010-06-12 23:51:00
  • CameraNIKON D3X
  • Camera MakeNikon
  • Exposure Time1/15
  • Aperture11
  • ISO125
  • Focal Length45.0 mm
  • FlashNo Flash
  • Exposure ProgramAperture-priority AE
  • Exposure Bias+3

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The Valleys on the Way to Milford Sound

Daily Photo – The Valleys on the Way to Milford Sound

Here’s another one of the images from my 1000 Stories from 1000 Places NFT drop. It sold out in minutes, but they are now available to trade on OpenSea and X2Y2, etc so be sure to check them out.

There are approximately 4,000 places to stop on the drive from Te Anau to Milford, and this is one of them. It’s kind of a must-stop! The scene is crazy-powerful, and it changes throughout the day. I’ve noticed sometimes in the morning it is foggy and hard to see, but it’s still interesting even then. When planning car-trips in New Zealand, it’s best just to add a few extra hours into the experience!

The Valleys on the Way to Milford Sound

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  • Date Taken2013-02-09 06:14:25
  • CameraNIKON D800
  • Camera MakeNikon
  • Exposure Time1/640
  • Aperture7.1
  • ISO100
  • Focal Length125.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramAperture-priority AE
  • Exposure Bias

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A Moving Sunset

Daily Photo – A Moving Sunset

Here’s another one of the images from my 1000 Stories from 1000 Places NFT drop. It sold out in minutes, but they are now available to trade on OpenSea and X2Y2, etc so be sure to check them out.

When the sun started going down in Milford Sound, I figured I was going to start using up a lot of memory cards and boy was I right that day…

A Moving Sunset

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  • Date Taken2012-08-08 02:54:50
  • CameraNIKON D800
  • Camera MakeNikon
  • Exposure Time1/15
  • Aperture5.6
  • ISO50
  • Focal Length16.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramAperture-priority AE
  • Exposure Bias

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Incredible London at Sunset

Daily Photo – Incredible London at Sunset

Here’s another one of the images from my 1000 Stories from 1000 Places NFT drop. It sold out in minutes, but they are now available to trade on OpenSea and X2Y2, etc so be sure to check them out.

This particular location in The Shard doesn’t really have a very easy way to take this photo, or at least from the area I found myself in. The direction the sun was facing required some rather difficult window-maneuvering. They don’t really have any windows that face this direction except for one little bit that juts out.

Incredible London at Sunset

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  • Date Taken2015-02-18 01:15:48
  • CameraILCE-7R
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1/320
  • Aperture4
  • ISO200
  • Focal Length32.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramAperture-priority AE
  • Exposure Bias

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The Rock Moved So Slowly That I Did Not Notice

Daily Photo – The Rock Moved So Slowly That I Did Not Notice

Here’s another one of the images from my 1000 Stories from 1000 Places NFT drop. It sold out in minutes, but they are now available to trade on OpenSea and X2Y2, etc so be sure to check them out.

This is one of the six uber uniques from the collection where the owner on the 31st March 2023 gets the large format physical print!

This is a mysterious place!

This magical place is deep in Death Valley and virtually inaccessible. These massive rocks move across the desert pan, carving trails of time behind them. Countless theories exist about what causes this phenomenon. I stayed here all night, and this was taken just after midnight as the moon rose to make new shadows. I thought the moon might give some clues, but it did not. I lay on the hard pavement near the rock to see if I could sense movement. After half an hour, not only did I see no movement, but I also felt quite redonkulous.

I was completely nude while taking this photo. That has nothing to do with the photo, but I thought you might like to know.

The Rock Moved So Slowly That I Did Not Notice

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  • Date Taken2012-08-26 01:20:33
  • CameraNIKON D800
  • Camera MakeNikon
  • Exposure Time15
  • Aperture4
  • ISO1600
  • Focal Length14.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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How Artificial Intelligence Interprets Bible Verses – 35 Holiest of Holy Creations of Artificial Intelligent Design

Well, I’m sure this won’t be controversial. 🙂

I don’t know how I had this idea, but the mind of God works in mysterious ways. I thought to take some “fun” Biblical Passages and run them through an AI to see what they might look like. The results are fascinating. I ended up with all sorts of results, from the amazing to the sad to the uplifting to the bizarre to downright hilarious. I’d like to think even Jesus would chuckle. I’d like to think that cat had a good sense of humor, even though I had trouble recalling any zingers from going through an Episcopal grade school and an all-boy Jesuit Catholic high school.

Before I share these new AI creations, perhaps you’d like to see some of my recent AI thematic creations. Enjoy!

40 Street Photos From 4,000 Years of Time Travel
32 Nonexistent People At Burning Man
60 Stills from a Wes Anderson Sci-Fi Film That Doesn’t Exist
20 Entities I Encountered And Inspirations From DMT Reality
27 Tribes From Remote Villages In Papua New Guinea That No One Has Ever Seen
31 Burning Man art installations at Burning Man that do not exist

BTW, I started up a new AI Instagram @Trairatcliff account so I could keep my main Instagram more with traditional photography. Be one of the first to join! And tell your friends, but only the cool ones… not the energy vampire friends you are trying to get rid of. 🙂


How did I do this?

I’m using Midjourney version 4 for these. I use all the different AIs, but this one is my favorite It’s a command-line interface via Discord to communicate with the AI. I simply find a bible verse and copy and paste it in. I’d get back many results and then pick my favorite. Please note I would often pick the silliest one if there was one available, because I’m rather irreverant. Not that I need to explain myself to you, gentle reader. But also note you can get back all very serious stuff if you want, like as serious as a crucifixion or as serious as three days later when Jesus comes back from the dead to be Zombie Jesus, but like a hot Zombie Jesus with perfect abs.

Funny little AI things

People new to AI will notice a lot of the creations have little errors… the AI is far from perfect, but sometimes these little imperfections give them a surrealist Salvador Dali kinda feel that I quite like! You’ll notice people often have too many fingers, some “creatures” get fused together, some mouths have way too many teeth, and some have weird artifacts one can never quite explain. Anyway, I don’t wanna hear any complaints about how dumb the AI is. It’s awesome. The AI will reward me for my worship and punish you for not having faith. Maktub. It is written.

Bonus Pictures

I had a lot of extra AI creations from this project that were just so wild, crazy, or funny. I stuck them at the bottom. You can guess what Holy Holy Biblical Passages from which they are born. It’s pretty obvious which ones have to do with the Genitals of Donkeys and their impressive Donkey sperm-blasts, a topic which that sneaky Ezekiel appears to have intimate knowledge. BTW, sperm-blasts is in the common lexicon for “emissions” – allow me to be your Biblical Scholar on this particular topic.

Show me what you Gotttt!!!

Anyway, Let’s get into it, and have some good ol’ fashioned Biblical fun! Enjoy! And God Be With You. And Allah too. But he’s not really mentioned in the Bible. Maybe he’s in the footnotes with Buddha and Shiva and Poseidon. Not sure. It should be abundantly clear that I am not exactly a Biblical Scholar (except for my expertise in the Ezekielian Equine-Jizz sermons).

BELOW: Ezekiel 23:20 – “There she lusted after her lovers, whose genitals were like those of donkeys and whose emission was like that of horses.”

BELOW: Ephesians 5:22 – “Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord.”

BELOW: Psalm 23:1 – “The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters.”

BELOW: John 3:16 – “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish, but have eternal life.”

BELOW: Proverbs 5:18 – “May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth. A loving doe, a graceful deer— may her breasts satisfy you always, may you ever be intoxicated with her love.”

BELOW: Revelation 21:4 – “He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”

BELOW: Hebrews 13:4 – “Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral.”

BELOW: Leviticus 20:13 – “If a man has sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They are to be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads.”

BELOW: Job 38:31 – “Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades or loosen the belt of Orion? Can you bring forth the constellations in their seasons or lead out the Bear and her cubs?”

BELOW: Revelation 21:1 – “Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth passed away, and there is no longer any sea.”

BELOW: Philippians 4:13 – “I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.”

BELOW: Isaiah 40:12 – “Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?”

BELOW: Isaiah 6:3 – “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory!”

BELOW: Ecclesiastes 1:2 – “Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.”

BELOW: Revelation 21:12 – “It had a great, high wall with twelve gates, and with twelve angels at the gates. On the gates were written the names of the twelve tribes of Israel.”

BELOW: Matthew 5:8 – “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God”

BELOW: Leviticus 18:22 – “You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination.”

BELOW: Revelation 21:1 – “Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth. The first heaven and the first earth had disappeared, and there was no sea anymore. And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God. It was prepared like a bride dressed for her husband.”

BELOW: Revelation 17:9 – “This calls for a mind with wisdom: the seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman is seated.”

BELOW: Hosea 3:1 – “Go, show your love to your wife again, though she is loved by another man and is an adulteress.”

BELOW: Isaiah 40:31 – “But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

BELOW: Psalm 23 – “The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not be in want.”

BELOW: Ezekiel 1:10 – “The form of their faces was that of a man, and each of the four had the face of a lion on the right side, the face of an ox on the left side, and also the face of an eagle.”

BELOW: Romans 8:28 – “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”

The Cutting Room Floor Challenge

Okay well I ended up with a bunch of very interesting extra pieces… They are repeats from the bible verses above. Can you guess which ones? OMG this AI thing cracks me up…










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