Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

Taser Axon Body Camera

Taser Axon Body Camera

The Taser Axon Body ($399) camera is a little black box meant to attach to a shirt and sit over the wearer's heart. But, unlike other wearable cameras, like the GoPro, it's specifically meant for use by law enforcement. With a 130° lens providing an even greater field of view, the recording camera captures more than …

Tokyo At Night

Tokyo At Night

After sunset, there is no lack of activities to enjoy in Tokyo. Sight-seeing, dining or just chilling out, there is always something for everyone to do. Tokyo is vast: it's best thought of not as a single city, but a constellation of cities that have grown together. At over 12 million people in the official …


Behind The Scenes: Photo Shoot Sony Xperia With Benjamin Kaufmann

Behind The Scenes: Photo Shoot Sony Xperia With Benjamin Kaufmann

German photographer Benjamin Kaufmann has taken the photos for the last Sony Mobile campaign Xperia Style: Puristic Muse. "I wanted to meld the stunning landscape with the outstanding design of the smartphone. The work should capture the beauty of the product and the magnificence of the landscape at the same time and should embody the …

People Of The Sea By Ingo Gebhard

People Of The Sea By Ingo Gebhard

Portrait photographs have been made since virtually the invention of the camera. The sitting time in the middle of the 19th century for the subject, though still much longer than now, led to a general rise in the popularity of portrait photography over painted portraiture. German photographer Ingo Gebhard has gone back to slowness with his …

Rotation180° Panorama, The Rapid Access Camera Backpack

Rotation180° Panorama, The Rapid Access Camera Backpack

MindShift Gear is a group of committed professional photographers and product designers who are dedicated to building carrying solutions for those who are passionate about photography. The photo gear company was founded by the creators of Think Tank Photo. The Rotation180° Professional (exterior dimensions: 13.5" W x 22.5" H x 10.5" D, total weight 2.5 kg, …


Exit Ghost By Kai Bornhöft

Exit Ghost By Kai Bornhöft

The cover of the photo book Exit Ghost (Langhans, edition of 500, roughly $45) by German photographer Kai Bornhöft is made of real concrete. Inside the object are printed full page images from analog black and white photographs. They are slowly revealing the subject of the photo series, telling the story of how something comes …

Kenji Leather Half-Case For Fujifilm X-E1

Kenji Leather Half-Case For Fujifilm X-E1

New Fujifilm X-E1 leather half cases and full cases are becoming available these days. Kenji handmade leather's half cases for the X-E1 made us lock. The cases can help improve ergonomics by giving a better grip on your camera, and of course protect your camera. Their cases feature full back protection for your camera with sculpted …

Polaroid Cube: 124° Of Awesome

Polaroid Cube: 124° Of Awesome

The folks at Polaroid are at it again! They’ve cooked up The Cube, a go-everywhere action cam. This little action cam sports a water resistant case, is shockproof, and built to handle everything you can imagine. Plus it's as easy to use as it is easy on the wallet. Packed with fun including 1080p HD …


Desperate Cars By Sébastien Girard

Desperate Cars By Sébastien Girard

Exhausted, abandoned, wounded, the collection of cars captured by Sébastien Girard are in fact desperate. Girard's documentary Desperate Cars (self-published in an edition of 500) takes a look at the autos around his suburban neighborhood in Toulouse, France. We find them in the middle of the night, broken wrecks bearing the scars of their mad …

Lomo LC-A+ Instant Camera

Lomo LC-A+ Instant Camera

The LOMO LC-A+ ($250) is famed for its trademark effects: the moody vignettes framing the shot, the vibrant colors, vivid saturation and contrast. Just like the iconic LC-A+ snapshot, this LC-A+ Instant Camera is also equipped with Multiple Exposure and Long Exposure features and a hot shoe for external flashes. The camera uses Fujifilm's Instax Mini …

Metamorphosis: Meatpacking District 1985 + 2013

Metamorphosis: Meatpacking District 1985 + 2013

It was the winter of 1985, when photographer Brian Rose decided to explore New York's Meatpacking District with his 4x5 view camera. Early in the morning before dawn, it was a scene of carnage as men grappled with meat carcasses hanging from hooks under metal awnings along the streets. At night, a different sort of …


Along The Forge By Johnny Panessa

Along The Forge By Johnny Panessa

"Fifty years ago, the Forge River and Moriches Bay, of Long Island’s south shore lagoonal system, achieved notoriety when their polluted conditions were alluded to in a report of the US President’s Science Advisory Committee (1965). The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution investigated the bay throughout the 1950s, identifying duck farming as the cause of 'objectionable', …

Learn From 10 Of The Best Portrait Photographers

Learn From 10 Of The Best Portrait Photographers

There’s an unquestionable energy that leaps from portrait/lifestyle photography. And in the best ones, you’ll see secrets only a camera can reveal. The guys from Photowhoa collected 10 of their favorite interviews with 10 of their favorite portrait photographers. It’s a collection of images and conversation engaged with the art of portraiture, featuring photographers willing …


Our Own Individual New York

Our Own Individual New York

Our own individual New York is a set of photos by photographer Hermes Pichon displaying the ‘individual’ within his/her space in the city … "or perhaps about the city and the space left for the individual," as the photographer states. In terms of street photography you need to be open to anything. It’s different from …

The Street Photography Art Of Jorn Straten

The Street Photography Art Of Jorn Straten

There seems to be no time for being lonely in our society, even when we're walking within a crowd. But being aware of your lonely existence, people have time to look at the real figure of themselves through a mirror. This is is least what we can see as outsider observing the street photography of …

Pandora's Camera By Joan Fontcuberta

Pandora’s Camera By Joan Fontcuberta

To accompany a major retrospective of the work of Catalan artist Joan Fontcuberta at Media Space, London, Mack publishes the first English translation of his renowned essay collection: Pandora's Camera (ISBN 978-191016403-7, $25 or available as Kindle Edition). Considering the technological shift photography has undergone in recent years. Fontcuberta uses the motif of Pandora’s box to …


The Makeout Project By Jedediah Johnson

The Makeout Project By Jedediah Johnson

Photographer Jedediah Johnson once took a personality test that he felt was very acurate. "It said that people with my specific personality type like to collect people and experiences." That's what his Makeout Project is all about, his interactions with people and a shared experience beween the photographer and his subjects. For the images, he …

The Ultimate Preset Package For Lightroom

The Ultimate Preset Package For Lightroom

There are lots of presets out there for sale emulating the look of film, but finding a really good one that accurately reproduces the look of specific types of film is not an easy task. Because of the nudge of a friend, I decided to look into this new one a little further and I …

World Wide Order By Julian Röder

World Wide Order By Julian Röder

Berlin photographer Julian Röder has garnered international attention for his series The Summits on the protests that took place surrounding various G8 summits. Röder thus documented the riots of Genoa in 2001, where over 300,000 people took to the streets and a demonstrator was shot by police. And no, these are not battle scenes in …


Occupied Spaces By Ben Roberts

Occupied Spaces By Ben Roberts

Ben Roberts started the photo book project Occupied Spaces some time ago, exactly on the 15th October 2011, when protestors representing the global Occupy movement set up a semi-permanent camp outside St. Paul’s Cathedral in central London. The aim of the protests has been to encourage discourse and raise awareness of social and economic inequalities. …

Conceptual Photography By May Xiong

Conceptual Photography By May Xiong

May Xiong is a talented a twenty-three year old photographer creating beautiful (conceptual) images that revolve around portrait photography. Her stills look as though they’ve been ripped straight from an art house film. She takes inspiration from music, art and all kinds of abstract things, people, places that intrigue her. Xiong’s effective use of available …

Dawn By Laura Thiesbrummel

Dawn By Laura Thiesbrummel

If you could say it in words, there would be no reason to take pictures. Morgenrot (Dawn) is a documentary project by German photographer Laura Thiesbrummel for her Bachelor in photo design that is such a good example. The series documents the young country of Azerbaijan in search of its new identity. After the collapse …