Cyberpunk In St. Petersburg: Historic Statue Gets A Security Camera For A Head

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 »

19-Year-Old Student Hides Spy Camera In His Clothing To Take Secret Street Photos In The 1890s

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 »

This Japanese Machine Gun Camera Was Used In World War II

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 »

Innovative Umbrella That Keeps Your Camera Dry When Shooting In The Rain

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 »

These Photos Were Made By Spinning The Camera While Shooting

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 Tests Her Skills With A One Dollar Camera

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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 »

Photographer Uses 160-Year-Old Camera To Take Eerily Beautiful Portraits

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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 »

Camera Pointed Upwards Captures The Mesmerizing Ceilings Of Iran’s Ornate Architecture

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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 »

15 Rare Photos Taken With The First Ever Kodak Photo Camera

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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 »

This is What Photographers Look Like When You Take Away the Camera

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Ever wonder what you look like while you’re taking pictures? Orlando, Florida-based photographer Rich Johnson wants to show you. For his latest project “Behind the Mask,” Johnson had photographers pose for two pictures, one with their camera, and one without. Continue reading »

This Artist Creates Eye-Popping “Roomscapes” with a Camera Obscura

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Notice something strange about the wall mural in the above photograph? It’s upside down! That’s because it was created using a “camera obscura” — the favored technique of Cuban born artist Abelardo Morell, who has been experimenting with this approach since 1991.
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Lily – The World’s First Throw-And-Shoot Camera

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Lily is the world’s first throw-and-shoot camera. All you have to do is throw it in the air to start shooting. Lily flies itself and uses GPS and computer vision to follow you around. Lily is waterproof, ultra-compact, and shoots HD pictures and videos. Continue reading »

HEXO+: A Flying Camera that Follows and Films You Autonomously

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HEXO+ is a flying camera that follows and films you autonomously. Just attach your GoPro to your drone, set your framing in our app and you’re good to go! Continue reading »

Camera Enthusiast Builds a Coffee Shop Shaped Like an Enormous Rolleiflex Camera


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 »

Photographer Builds World’s Largest Camera


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 »