Working Medium Format Camera Created with Lego Blocks Fernando Ramírez Martínez (snipfer on Flickr) created this awesomely geeky medium format camera using Lego pieces. We started sorting bricks out and after a couple of afternoons working on the camera obscura we managed to get some shots out of the thing. It was built using Lego pieces, duct tape, black cardboard and some glue. The camera shoots 6×6 and the “lens” sports a focal length of 150mm with an aperture of 1:300. All measurements approximate.In the front there is the shutter and the pinhole.
Anastasia Volkova Photography Anastasia Volkova is a talented photographer based in Moscow, Russian. Her tones and concepts are just amazing . The life and soul is portrayed into her every photography. She knows how to capture the real meaning of a photo and the truths of the people in them. The colors, poses, tones, bokeh & composition all work so well together in every photo she takes. View the website
If movies followed their original casting... list TRIVIA From IMDB: Robert Redford screen-tested with Candice Bergen for the part of Benjamin Braddock but was finally rejected by director Mike Nichols because Nichols did not believe Redford could persuasively project the underdog qualities necessary to the role. When he told this to Redford, the actor asked Nichols what he meant. "Well, let's put it this way," said Nichols, "Have you ever struck out with a girl?" "What do you mean?" asked Redford. Electroboutique Present A Twisted Take On Consumerism And Technology Invisible Message Re-appropriating the vernacular of the digital world and twisting it so it becomes a distorted, grotesque funhouse mirror reflection of both function and aesthetic is exactly what Russian artists Alexei Shulgin and Aristarkh Chernyshev (aka Electroboutique) aim to do. Their current pop-up exhibition at the Science Museum in London (on view till 14th February 2012) features beautifully crafted electrical products that, at first blush, seem all too familiar—iProducts, LED displays, flat screen TVs—but there’s something wrong with them. They’ve become enlarged, deformed, bent out of shape, melted like Dalí’s clocks or broken by an unseen hand.
30 Most Ridiculous Doodles on Drawing Something Draw Something is a mobile app developed by Omgpop. It was one of the Mobile apps which won the Flurry App Spotlight Awards in 2012. In the first five weeks after its launching, the game was downloaded 20 million times. Fifty days after its release, it had been downloaded 50 million times. Recently, both Draw Something and Omgpop were bought by the game giant Zynga for $180 million. Two players alternate turns between drawing a picture for the other to guess. Split Family Faces Cousins: Justine, 29, & Ulric, 29 How much do you and your family members really look alike? Quebec, Canada-based graphic designer and photographer Ulric Collette has created a shockingly cool project where he's exploring the genetic similarities between different members of the same family. By splitting their faces in half and then splicing them together, he creates interesting new people that are sometimes quite normal looking and other times far from it.
21 Images You Won't Believe Aren't Photosphopped This is the latest edition of our most popular feature, in which we demonstrate that the truth is stranger than Photoshop. Here are more photos that will make every poster in the comment section scream "FAKE!" but are absolutely real. Badass Alphabet Sometimes I find things on the internet that leave me speechless with their awesomeness. And considering it’s my job to find crazy stuff all day long, that’s actually saying something. But today I am bowing down to “The A-Z of Awesomeness,” a series of illustrations by Neill Cameron, where he takes each letter of the alphabet, crafts an absurd sentence around it, then brings it to life with an excellent drawing as you can see above.
Thanksgiving as a kid VS Thanksgiving as an adult - The Oatmeal - StumbleUpon All artwork and content on this site is Copyright © 2014 Matthew Inman. Please don't steal. TheOatmeal.com was lovingly built using CakePHP THINGS YOU LEARN IN COLLEGE « The Career Closet I had to post this hilarious list from www.funny2.com/collegeBut you don’t learn these things in class Quarters are like gold.Flip-flops become as important as soap, and shampoo. Asleep by 2:30 AM is an early night. New additions to the food groups: Mountain Dew, Doritos, Ben & Jerry’s, Ho-Hos and Oreos. Make sure your alarm clock has back-up batteries. Duct tape heals all wounds. Beautifully Offbeat Photography (13 photos) Samuel Bradley's photos cannot be neatly categorized. Wonderfully offbeat and somewhat quirky, they truly span the spectrum. As he tells us, "I'm battling with two different ways of working and I don't know which one I prefer. I think most people follow my work and blog for the more quirky, interestingly processed and sometimes a bit 'cliché vintage' photographs. They're accessible to a wider audience, they don't require a lot of explanation and invite people to make their own assumptions and construct their own meanings." He continues, "Then there's the other side of my work that I think I've only really just begun to explore.
High Speed Water Splash Photography High Speed Photography is great fun when combined with water, as you scroll through the photographs you’ll see how much creativity can be had with only a few simple requirements and understandings. High speed photography was the first photographic interest of mine, and created a basis for my desire to be more creative with my photography! I hope you find this of interest and drive you to learn more, which is easily done by clicking any photograph – this will bring you to all of the photographer’s work.
If World War I Was a Bar Fight Germany, Austria and Italy are standing together in the middle of a pub when Serbia bumps into Austria and spills Austria’s pint. Austria demands Serbia buy it a whole new suit because of the new beer stains on its trouser leg. Germany expresses its support for Austria’s point of view. Britain recommends that everyone calm down a bit. Serbia points out that it can’t afford a whole suit, but offers to pay for the cleaning of Austria’s trousers.