You can see his setup above which entailed placing 5”x7” photo paper inside the can and taping it to a pole with gaffer tape.
The curve you see is the sun’s path across the sky as distorted by the curve of the can.
THIS IS SO COOOL!
Using heaps of scotch tape, New Mexico based artist Wes Naman transforms people’s faces into barely recognizable caricatures. Naman writes about his images:
What I’m ultimately aiming for with my work is to create a catalyst to help people see the world a little differently.
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So this was me back in 2007 after having throat surgery. I had complications after the initial surgery, so I ended up going back 3 times during December and January to have them fix things up (mostly because I was bleeding so much, which is particularly troubling in your throat).
So while I was there, some nice guy from NYU was in the hospital giving out toys and photos to the children to help them feel better about the fact that they were stuck in the hospital. He was such a nice guy.
I still have the teddy bear he gave me. =]
Watch this black and white photograph transform into color!
Eran Amir made this video without the help of any post processing. That’s right, he actually painted everything you see in the room, including himself!
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Alan Sailer has our weird photography project of the day, and this one is definitely a “DON’T TRY THIS AT HOME!”
Sailer goes to thrift shops and garage sales to purchase old toys. He then fills them with colored jello and uses fireworks to blow them up!
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While some use photoshop to manipulate a photo, Lori Nix takes a much more detailed approach. She crafts meticulous dioramas that try to recreate what the world would look like if mother nature took over.
Street photography can be scary, but it’s not just that. People tend to not be so candid when you point a lens straight at them.
The Super-Secret Spy Lens totally fixes that! It uses the magic of mirrors to shoot photos from a perpendicular angle.
So, you can point your lens ahead and actually be taking a photo of someone standing next to you!
The Polaroid Z2300 is our latest fave for the following reasons:
- The traditional Polaroid rainbow stripe, obvi.
- The fact that it shoots instant photos and saves them digitally.
- The instant prints have peel-off sticky backs, so you can stick your photos all over!
Are you someone who thinks they have a “better side” when it comes to being photographed? Julian Wolkenstein became fascinated with this idea that many people have. He used digital manipulation to make each subject’s face completely symmetrical.
Check out this awesome starry driveway! The beautiful stellar effect was achieved by mixing glow stones with gravel. You might have already encountered glow stones, which are often used in aquariums. They’re a synthetic aggregate of photoluminescent pigment and synthetic resin.
According to Jinan Chenghao Technology, “When exposed to light sources, the photoluminescent pigment within Glowstone becomes chemically excited and will afterglow (i.e. glow in the dark).” The glow is initially very strong, but then slowly dulls over night.
We’d love to see all of the driveways and sidewalks in our neighbourhood covertly decorated like this. We could go out each night for a star walk. And during the day passersby would be none the wiser.