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 »
The following is a very special café which is really like no other. This unique cafe is located six miles to the east of South Korea in Yangpyeon district. Customers may drive on their own cars in order to reach the location or take a train from Seoul. Though the distance is quite far, yet the customers may be able to enjoy extraordinary sceneries and experiences there offered by the café which is named as the Dreamy Camera Café.
The owner builds this Dreamy Camera Café intentionally to resemble the shape of vintage Rolleiflex camera. It was started from the owner and his family’s love for photography. This camera-shaped place looks perfectly the same as the real camera. At the front part of the building, you may find two lenses functioned not only for aesthetic purpose to look as similar as the real one but also as windows for the customers’ to enjoy the views. Read the rest of this entry »
Travelling is an exciting experience, even months after when you’re home skimming through your travel’s photo album. But your photo collection will look boring if you only took run-in-the-mill touristy photos that look like postcards you can easily get at airports and bookstores.
Here are some things you should avoid as a photographer when travelling so you can end up with an exciting photo collection of your trip to view for years to come: Read the rest of this entry »
There are many ways to maximize the travel photographs from the cameras we own, even if we only own a simple pocket camera. There are probably many of you who have learned and applied these tips that I’m about to give, but I’m sure there are also plenty of you who still shoot at whims without any preparations or distinct goals that will support a great end result.
Here I present some general tips on travel photography that will help you in getting satisfying results: Read the rest of this entry »
At times, you may find that your friends’ collection of travelling photos look strikingly similar to ones on postcards which can be easily brought in airports when they come back home. This is a common thing since while holidaying; they usually try to take images or photos of iconic places where they actually go.
What is the most impressive thing from a travelling? Is it the food, the building, the traditional attire, transportation, or the uniqueness of local people’s customs? Yup, travelling is indeed a very fun activity even when you just recall the memory from the images of your journey compiled in your photo album.
You need to think “beyond the postcards” when you enjoy your next vacation or travelling and try to create iconic photos, stories, and memories of yourself. Here we are with some tips on photography which can assist you to do it right. Read the rest of this entry »