The number 1729, is called the Ramanujan number. There is a famous story, at least among mathematician, in which the great British Mathematician, G. H. Hardy visits the mathematical genius Srinvasa Ramanujan in the hospital, and makes a remark about how dull the cab number he took to get there is, number 1729. Ramanujan then points out a property of this number, which shows Hardy this number is fear from dull.  
There are many examples in life and art and science that reminds us seemingly dull things can be quite interesting. Being a mathematician, Ramanujan number is my favourite example of that. In my work as a mathematician and in my photography, I find the greatest joy when I discover beauty in something that seems ordinary. The 1729 photography. 
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