If you’ve ever wondered what all those strange modes on your camera do, this may answer your questions..LOL Read the rest of this entry »
There’s a unique art style of photography during the Victorian era, the photography of the dead!
This photography styling is known as post-mortem photography and was very popular around the end of the 19th century. The main models of this art were human corpses whose families want to immortalize in the form of a photo, immortally dead in 2d format.
Before photographed, the corpses were positioned in a way that makes them look like they’re merely asleep. Family members would even sometime jump into the photo with the deceased, even as far as posing inside the casket with their passed loved one. Read the rest of this entry »
For a teenager named Danny Bowman (19 years old), it was neither drugs nor video game that got him addicted but selfie or self-portrait photograph. It got ugly when he failed taking a perfect photo of himself and got frustrated then attempted a suicide.
It was all started when Bowman posted his selfie on Facebook when he was just 15 years old. Getting addicted after receiving comments from his friends, Bowman started feeling obsessed to take a perfect picture of him himself. He spent hours and hours taking images using his own cell phone and even skipped his classes until he got to drop out from the school. Read the rest of this entry »
Here’s a brief history of Canon Cameras. Released by Canon themselves, this video explain the evolution of their monolog SLR to their Digital SLR. This video showcases Canon’s revolution in technology and how they’ve applied it in various products. It explains their breakthroughs in technology and how it bettered enriched and further ease the photography experience for their users. This comparative look of the “then and now” will show you how advanced our way of photographing is compared to how it were back in 1959 when the first Canon SLR was produced.
Watch this video highlighting the history of the Canon EOS camera including the EOS 1Ds and Canon’s strong photography culture. Digital SLR Cameras have come a long way! Read the rest of this entry »
I’m sure you’ve seen those domino effect contraptions people concoct and post up on the web or some of you may even have experimented at home. These domino effect videos demonstrating the concept of a chain reaction made from various (usually themed) objects have also made its way to a few commercials. They’re commonly known as “Rube Goldberg” machines. (Youtube it, you’ll find pages of interesting ones!) They are quite fascinating to watch. Most commonly known might be from the Honda commercial a while back.
The 2D Photography Inc. came up with a most captivating set, combining various photography gadgets and accessories to make quite a long Rube Goldberg Machine. Simply put, it’s pretty mind-boggling. The precision and timing of each item, which then correlates with the rest, is mesmerizing. You’ll find yourself glued to the screen as the ball rolls and the process runs its course, utilizing these photography tools like we’d never thought to use.
And you’ll come to appreciate it more as you watch the behind-the-scene, listening to the makers explain how they meticulously built the contraption from scratch. A lot of hours and trial and errors were put into creating this 4-minute visual gem. Read the rest of this entry »