MRI photos of fruits and vegetables
Apr22

MRI photos of fruits and vegetables

MRI, or Magnetic Resonance Imaging, is a technique that uses radio waves to penetrate an object and create layered images of its internal makeup. It is most commonly used for medical purposes, but with a little creativity, can create interesting results with other objects. MRI technologist Andy Ellison works at the Center for Biomedical Engineering in Boston. He also runs a blog named Inside Insides. On the website, Andy shares MRI...

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80s style portraits recreated
Jan13

80s style portraits recreated

If you grew up in the 1980s, you might recall some peculiar things. Among them the strange fashion and photography. Thick ties, equally thick mustaches and polaroid cameras. These were just some of the things one would see. Photographs would have a saturated, sepia tone and the use of starlight filters was common. Robbie Augspurger recreates that look, using old-style wardrobes and lighting. Check out some of his 80s style portraits:...

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Alps Photo Shoot is Epic
Oct17

Alps Photo Shoot is Epic

Robert Bösch is a Swiss photographer who achieved something most of us will only talk about. The Matterhorn ridge was first ascended by Edward Whymper and his team in 1865. To mark the 150th anniversary of the ascent, Mammut sponsored a photo shoot in the Alps for their next year’s ad campaign. These are just some of the pics from the shoot: This is one of the most amazing polar panoramas (or panorama globes) that I have seen....

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Panoramas gone wrong
Oct16

Panoramas gone wrong

Our über powerful phones have some nifty features for shooting photos or video. Many of these “consumer” features would likely be missing from high-end cameras. Take the panorama mode for example. Just point and rotate and you have instant results. It also causes some interesting side-effects when used wrongly (or done on purpose). Check out this collection of panorama shots gone wrong (or right, in some cases): 1. Compact...

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Riverboarding down a glacial river
Oct15

Riverboarding down a glacial river

Riverboarding, also known as hydrospeeding, can itself get pretty extreme. It is a sport where you lie on a floating board and paddle/steer with your feet. It can really give an adrenalin rush on fast moving rivers and rapids. If you think that is an adventure, try doing it down a glacial river. Shot at the Aletsch Glacier by photographer David Carlier and shared by Red Bull. Besides the freezing temperatures, aren’t glaciers...

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Top 10 Gift Ideas for Photographers
Dec04

Top 10 Gift Ideas for Photographers

The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to start making that shopping list. It can be difficult to decide what gift to get someone who is passionate about a certain field. Take photography, for example. Even if you are a photographer yourself, the decision can still be a tough one. Here are my top 10 gift ideas that you can use for your photographer friends and loved ones. Especially useful for birthday gifts: 1. DSLR Lens...

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