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Photography 18th November 2014 When Pop Culture Meets Classical Art – Super Flemish

Imagine if Wonder Woman or the Joker where about in 16th century Europe, ever wonder how their image would look like? Well Sacha Goldberg did and so produced a body of work featuring all of the superheroes you would have grown up with entitled ‘Super Flemish’ ‘Sacha’s discovery of these characters, which goes back to …

Photography Video 9th November 2014 Time Zero: the last year of Polaroid film

We all know the Polaroid Instant Camera, a point and shoot capable of delivering a printed photo in about 60 seconds. That was pretty instant in 1948 when the first Polaroid camera went on sale to an eager public – the craze of snap & share was born, long before Facebook & Instagram flooded our …

Photography 5th November 2014 MALKOVICH, MALKOVICH, MALKOVICH
Every now and again a work of art makes you feel a little bit different than you did a second ago, this is part of the magic of creating great visuals. Those of us luckily enough to be able to let out the tinniest little bit of insanity needed to create those works are considered gifted ...
Photography 4th September 2014 Your old friend Tom

Remember MySpace, yea that thing before Facebook took over the world. It’s heavily music slanted social media website. Founded in 2003 by Tom Anderson and Chris DeWolfe, My Space was sold in 2005 to News Corporation for €580 million, a snip compared to the prices seen for more recent social media sites like Facebook, Twitter …

Photography 18th April 2014 Touching Strangers

Since 2007, photographer Richard Renaldi has worked on a series of photographs for which he asks complete strangers to physically interact while posing together for a portrait. Working on the street with a large format 8-by-10 view camera, Renaldi encounters his subjects in towns and cities all over the United States. Renaldi’s objective was to introduce an unpredictable …

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Photography 9th April 2014 Who Is Vivian Maier?

The name Vivian Maier probably won’t mean anything to you but recently the name is starting to make her life a more interesting one. Vivian was born in 1926 in New York and was brought up in France. Aged 25 she returned to America to work in a sweetshop and later as a nanny for the …

Photography 4th April 2014 Robophot, A 2.5 billion pixel photo in the making

Daniel Böschung is a Swiss photographer who’s latest installation is on a very enlarged scale. He uses a AAB robot arm with a 21.1 Megapixel Canon 5D mark II attached to a EF 180mm Macro lens to create these very fine detailed images. His workflow consists for computer controlling the robot and camera to capture every millimetre …

Photography 29th March 2014 Musicians Who Shaped NYC

As part of their 100 years of pop music, the New York Magazine issued a portfolio of current shots of 26 musicians who helped shape the music scene of NYC over the last few decades. See if you can tell who they are now, I have to say quite a few caught me out despite …

Photography 14th March 2014 Last Man Standing

Omey Island “Last Man Standing” tells the story of Pascal Whelan, a former Hollywood stuntman & wrestler who, after cutting short his career after the death of a co-worker during a live show, returned to the home of his childhood. An Island of the coast of Connemara in the West of Ireland called Omey Island. …

Photography 13th March 2014 An Honour, Responsibly Delivered – The Last Roll Of Kodachrome 64

The very iconic film stock, Kodachrome 64, has been used to capture some of the most famous images in recent history. First made available by Eastman Kodak in 1935 this colour film has helped shape how the colour and contrast that we see photos today. In this age of no film a great deal of …

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