Escrime by Jean Baptiste Courtier

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Photography that made me look by Jean Baptiste Courtier, titled ‘Escrime’ (‘Fencing’). Excellent find via IGNANT.

Legacybox

Legacybox is just what the doctor ordered: I have boxes of non-digitized photos and dozens of old VHS tapes that I have been meaning to convert to digital. Legacybox is a mail-in services that will digitize everything for you. Anyone tried this yet? Or a similar service?

Evolution Meets Photoshop

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This made me laugh.

When Panorama Photography Goes Wrong

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These Panorama Photography Accidents made me laugh.

Old Masters

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After 80, some people don’t retire. They reign.

20 under 20

20 under 20

Love what Flickr is doing with 20 under 20: They combed Flickr for young artists and worked with a panel of judges to nominate and award 20 as the 20 most talented young photographers on Flickr.

Water Slide Photography

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I Love Summer” is a series of high-speed photos by Krista Long that captures people at the precise moment that they emerge from a water slide. Made me smile.

Portraits Inspired by Spam

Photographer Christina De Middel turns spam (scam) emails into fictitious portraits:

Dear Sir / Madam

My name is Barrister Fagbemi Lateef i am a solicitor at law.I am the personal attorney to the Late Mr.Matthew,(Chief Executive Officer)of BIOOIL OIL SERVICING LTD,who till his untimely death was a contractor with Texaco Nigeria in port Harcourt,Nigeria.Whom here in after shall bereferred to as my client. On the 21st of April 2005, my client, his wife and their two children were involved in a car accident along sagbama express road. All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost their lives. Since then I have made several enquiries to your embassy to locate any of my clients extended relatives,this has also proved unsuccessful.

I decided to track his last name over the Internet, to locate any member of his family hence I contacted you. I have contacted you to assist in repatriating the money and properties left behind by my client before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where this huge deposit were lodged. Particularly, The African Development Bank Group Plc, where the deceased had a deposit valued at about US$3.5 Million has issued me a notice to provide the next-of-kin or have the account confiscated within the 6 weeks.Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 2 years now,I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased to have the same last name so that the proceeds of this account valued at US$3.5 Million can be paid to you and then you and I can share the money. 50% to me and 45% to you then 5% for expenses. I have all necessary legal documents that can be used to backup any claim we may make.

All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this deal through.I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the lawThank you in advance for your anticipated co-operation.

Best Regards,
Barrister Fagbemi Lateef

Photography inspired by Spam, however, it gets turned into a photograph. For her project Poly-Spam, De Middel took her spam, carefully noted the details within, and created fictitious portraits of the imaginary senders.

CreativeMornings: Joshua Cogan on Freedom

In this CreativeMornings/DC talk photographer and anthropologist, Joshua Cogan, explores his work and what freedom really means.

What does freedom mean to you?

Flying Formation

Flying Formation

Flying Formation’ is a series of digital photo collages by Shaun Kardinal of birds flying in precise geometric formations.

Earth Patterns

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Lauren Manning collects Earth Patterns, spectacular satellite images of the planet found on Google Maps. Love this so much.

Shiner

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Chicago based Shiner takes photos off your Instagram feed and puts them into your life. Shiner turn your images into beautiful, ready-to-hang art. Jenn has two examples hanging over her desk. Looks really fantastic.

Photojojo Human Sized Prints

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Photojojo now offers Human Sized Prints made on industrial printers typically used for architectural and engineering work. That’s why they call them Engineer Prints. Print your photo in halftone black and white ink on extra-light 20lb bond at a whopping 4 feet wide! Once it’s done it ships free, rolled nice and neat for just $25.

Look Birdy

Look Birdy is a simple photo app that makes kids look! Made me smile.

Artifact Uprising

Artifact Uprising is an iphone app that allows you to beautifully tell your story with soft- and hardcover books and postcards. Beautifully designed. Simple. Definitely giving this a try.

(via Chris Glass)

We have come a long way

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We have come a long way. This is what a Go-Pro looked like in 1960s. Made me chuckle.

Kaleidoscope Portraits


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I am totally mesmerized by these Kaleidoscope Portraits by Norg Nodis.

Bill Cunningham | Whiteout

Men, get over yourselves, buy boots.

(Thanks Jen)

FlipBooKit Moto

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Now here’s a cool crafty project for a rainy weekend: FlipbooKit Moto! The laser cut kit can be assembled with simple hand tools (you’ll just need a screwdriver) and will take you under an hour to complete. No soldering or Engineering degrees required.

Love this so much. Totally want to make one with photos of my kids.

Head over Heels

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These Head over Heels photographs by Patrice Letarnec made me smile.

Amanda Jasnowski (Like Knows Like)

My studiomates of Like Knows Like just launched another mini documentary featuring Amanda Jasnowski, known as @hokaytokay on Instagram. Wonderful.

Subtle Looping Video Portraits

The Fox is Black blogged about these stunning, subtle looping video portraits by Yves Lemoigne. Is it photography? Is it video? It’s beautiful!

(via Carl)

Leaf Man

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Flower artist Azuma Makoto is the force behind the beautifully absurd ‘Leaf Man’ series.

Weird –> Great

(Also, notice, you can now embedd Instagram photos and videos!)