Stunning Images Of The Marine Seals Were Captured By A Diver Who Did Well To Hang Onto His Camera When One Of The Seals Attempted To Take A Bite Out It
These terrifying teeth should be enough to scare off even the bravest wildlife photographer – but those divers who persevere are rewarded with a unique encounter with an adorable group of playful seals. Continue reading »
A street artist who works under the pseudonym lonesome_grass has turned a sculpture framing the entrance to St. Petersburg’s historic Kirillov House, loacated in Russia, into a comment on public surveillance. Continue reading »
Carl Størmer (1872-1957) enjoyed a hobby that was very, very unusual at the time. He walked around Oslo, Norway in the 1890s with his spy camera and secretly took everyday pictures of people. The subjects in Størmer’s pictures appear in their natural state. It extremely differs from the grave and strict posing trends that dominated in photography during those years. Continue reading »
A Japanese “machine gun” camera has popped on eBay. The camera, which was used in war-time during the World War II era, can be yours for a price of $4,499. Continue reading »
Nubrella is a hands-free, non-invertible umbrella and weather protector, conveniently worn backpack-style. After putting on the 3-pound Nubrella like a backpack, the canopy flips over your head and locks in place. Built using waterproof nylon, aluminum rods, and glass-filled plastic, the canopy is designed to withstand 40mph winds without flipping inside out. Continue reading »
Natural Rotations is a photo series by Surrey, England-based photographer Simon Painter. Each of the images was created by spinning the camera while an exposure is in progress. Continue reading »
Photographer Skyler Adams decided to put her skills to the test when she took pictures with nothing but a one dollar camera for an entire month. She bought a Canon Sure Shot for only $1 along with an expired roll of film, and she got to work. Film processing and scanning was $8 more, so Skyler spent $10 for the whole experiment. Continue reading »
Giles Clement is a contemporary photographer who likes to do things the old-fashioned way, because the Nashville-based creative makes eerily beautiful portraits uses camera equipment made in the 1800s. Clement uses both tintype (a photograph taken as a positive on a thin tin plate) and ambrotype (an early type of photograph made by placing a glass negative against a dark background), two techniques that were popular in the 1850s and the 1860s, and as you can see from the pictures below, the end result is both haunting and arresting. Continue reading »
Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji has an affinity for capturing the breathtaking nature of Iran’s grand architecture. His series of photographs showcase the mesmerizing details built into the ceilings of the nation’s beautiful palaces, historic houses, cathedrals, bazaars, and mosques. Flipping through the dazzling geometric patterns and overwhelming kaleidoscope of colors, one is lost within the elaborate designs. His intricate images share a viewpoint on the far-reaching features of Middle Eastern structures that visitors may not have the opportunity to otherwise experience. Continue reading »
Travel back some 126 years and it’s there you’ll find world’s first point and shoot camera. It was created by by George Eastman the inventor who founded the Eastman Kodak Company. The world’s first handheld camera initially cost $25 which in today’s climate is around $600 USD today – expensive, but not unreasonable. Continue reading »
I’m not sure what part of this story I enjoy more: the fact that there’s a two-story building somewhere in the world that’s constructed to look like a giant Rolleiflex Camera; that the walk-in camera doubles as a coffee shop and miniature camera museum; or that the entire endeavor is the brainchild of a former helicopter pilot for the South Korean airforce. Located about 60 miles east of Seoul, South Korea, The Dreamy Camera should be high on the list for any coffee or camera enthusiast heading to the area. Check out more photos and info over on their blog. Continue reading »
A woman poses for her husband alongside a giant camera Thursday, November 7, 2013 outside the Historic Green County Courthouse in Monroe, Wis. Chicago photographer Dennis Manarchy created what’s being called the world’s largest camera. It’s 35-feet long and 12-feet tall it’s a working replica of a vintage accordion-style camera that produces 16- by 24-foot prints, the equivalent of a two-story building. The giant camera is on display in Monroe through November 17 because a Monroe company manufactured the specially-built trailer. Manarchy plans to tow the camera around the country to shoot photos of indigenous cultures. (Photo by Mark Hoffman) Continue reading »
One night In the fall of 1993, Harrod Blank had a dream in which he covered his car with cameras and then drove around and took pictures of people on the streets. The public, unaware that the cameras worked, reacted naturally. At the end of the dream, Harrod looked at pictures taken with the van of faces frozen in the moment of awe, pictures so powerful that the next morning he decided to attempt to build such a vehicle in reality.
With the help of Dan Lohaus and some other friends, Harrod spent the next two years designing and building the van. With a lot of trial & error, the van was completed in 1995 and made it’s debut voyage in April leaving his home in Berkeley California, stoping in Houston and New Orleans and ending up in New York City where he would live and take pictures with the van for the following six months. Continue reading »
Can I haz a cat camera? Cats are totally in right now, and this guy is freaking adorable. At only 4x1x.75″, he’ll keep you company anywhere you go, and is easily re-chargable via USB connection. Plus, in case you need to take some selfies for your tumblr, he has a self-timer mode and sticky magnet feet too. Continue reading »
REVOLVE is a portable, versatile, and affordable camera dolly system. It allows any video device (camcorders, DSLR’s, iphones, etc.) to achieve smooth, dynamic, cinematic video easily and in a package they can actually afford! It also functions as a hand held steadicam, and has an innovative rail kit that sets it apart from anything else currently available. Continue reading »
Researchers at the Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences are working on a device that allows you to take pictures using your hands. The small camera is attached to your thumb and let’s you frame shots using your fingers in the shape of a rectangle.
“When you draw a picture or take a photo, you sometimes form a rectangle with your hands to decide the composition. With this camera, you can take a photo using the exact same motion. You attach this device to your index finger, and form a rectangle with your finger like this. You take the photo by using the rectangle as the viewfinder, like this. When you push hard with your thumb, the shutter is pressed.”
Camera users fit the tiny square camera unit over a finger, then ‘frame’ shots using their fingers. Continue reading »
This is a solid oak wood hand grip for all kind of cameras. It is perfect for daily video shots. It protects your hand agains shaking while taking videos. You can also use it while taking photos.
Made especially for cameras like Canon 5d mark2, canon 7d etc.
The photo of the golden cat (catopuma temmincki) was captured using camera traps in Bukit Tigapuluh, on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The WWF survey captured on camera the Sumatran tiger, clouded leopard, marble cat, golden cat, and leopard cat. All of the wild cats were found in an unprotected forest corridor between the Bukit Tigapuluh forest landscape and the Rimbang Baling Wildlife sanctuary in Riau Province. The area is threatened by encroachment and forest clearance for industrial plantations. (WWF / Reuters) Continue reading »
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