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BRUSH UP ON YOUR FACTS

March 31, 2012

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The most expensive camera in the world named “Daguerreotype” is 168-year-old and belongs to a US-based scholar and was inherited from his father, a technical photography professor at Munich University. The starting bid is $132,000. The first digital camera offered to consumers was only 1.4 mega-pixels and cost around $10,000. The owner of Kodak (George […]

Erich Salomon – Spy with a Camera

March 31, 2012

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Erich Salomon used photography as a tool to uncover truth and reveal what’s hidden to the public, as many documentary photographers attempt to achieve now, but Erich Salomon would get into conferances with world leaders and important politic meetings to capture a photo by any means, he would hide a camera under his jacket or […]

TIRE Sculpture by Yong Ho Ji

March 30, 2012

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Truly fascinating scultures created from Tire (Hyper-Realistic Rubber)! All done by Yong Ho Ji, for all of you that love an amazingly detailed, compelling and creative sculpture I highly suggest giving Yong Ho Ji, a look, not only are they great to look at but they are also inspiring so for any of you that […]

Nadar (Gaspard-Felix Tournachon) ‘The First Ever Aerial Photograph!’

March 30, 2012

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Gaspard-Felix Tournachon was a frenchman who went by the pseudonym of ‘Nadar’. He was the first ever phtographer to take an aerial photograph in 1858, although he had the idea in 1855. He took the photograph from a hot air balloon, his oldest surviving photograph was the Arc de Triomphe that we all know and […]

THE MAN WITH A CAMERA IMPLANTED ON THE BACK OF HIS HEAD, LIVE FEED – Wifaa Bilal

March 29, 2012

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Wafaa Bilal, An Iraqi-born artist and an Assistant Arts Professor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts He is famously known for his interacvtive works on-line which engages his audience but one really fascinating thing about him is that he a camera surgically implanted onto the back of his head, all this for […]

Thats a BIG Camera!!

March 28, 2012

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Costing $33,715 (Roughly £21,210) this camera packs a lot, ISo Range from 500 – 10,000, a shutter of 1/20,000 of a second and a read out speed of 300mb a second! The camera itself actually measures upto a diamter of 6″x17″ and uses internal scanning technology to take a panoramic photograph. The file output size […]

Japans wall of sighs

March 28, 2012

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From Japan’s Tsunami 750,000 images were salvalaged, the effects of the tsunami had created an eerie and washed up like effect on the photographs and all dipicts a ghostly like presence of people who were effected by this natural disaster. Over 30,000 were damaged beyond recognition I am currently doing a ‘complimentary studies module’ named […]