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Pocket Size DXO-One Pairs with iPhone for DSLR Quality Photography

Ever crave to have dSLR quality photographs but without having to lug a heavy camera around? You will soon be able to satisfy that need with the pocket size DXO-One camera. This nifty camera weighs only a few ounces but oh so cleverly pairs with the iPhone to deliver both superior photography and easy connectivity.

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Shattered Porcelain Shards Art Sculptures

Israeli artist Zemer Peled works with porcelain. Her unusual artform result from her meticulously piecing together deliberately broken pieces of ceramic to form her shattered porcelain shards art. The surreal nature inspired work are beautifully captured in her photographs.

She says “My work examines the beauty and brutality of the natural world. My sculptural language is formed by surrounding landscapes and nature, and engages with themes of memories, identity, and place. Sculptures and installations consist of thousands of hand-crafted porcelain shards, a technique that yields a texture both delicate and severe.”

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Her work has been featured internationally at various galleries and museums.

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Shutterfly’s TripPix Makes Printing Your Own Travel Photo Albums Easy

Long gone are the days when we used to print out all our travel pictures. Most of those pictures stay on our mobile devices and on the internet. But Shutterfly aims to change all that with their TripPix service. A series of photographs can selected for printing directly from an app on iOS devices.  The result is a customized travel photo album that will hold its own on the coffee table.

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Making People Happy with Tiny Art Boxes

Forget the chicken soup!  If someone you know needs a pick-me-up, what they need is one of Kim Welling‘s tiny art boxes from her Instant Comfort Pocket Box collection. The Amsterdam, Netherlands based illustrator provides a whimsical means of making people happy with her tiny art boxes.

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Autosteady : Smartphone and Go Pro Camera 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer

A California based company, Neuvision, has come up with a nifty and affordable gimbal stabilizer called the Autosteady for today’s mobile lifestyle. Capturing action video with just a smartphone just got easier. The hand held electronic device is designed for smartphones but can also be used with Go Pro cameras equipped with special adapters.

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Wet Origami Art and Photography by Hoang Tien Quyet

Most people are familiar with the geometric type of origami. But there is another art form pioneered by the Japanese master origamist, Akira Yoshizawa, which uses wet paper. Vietnamese origami artist, Hoang Tien Quyet, excels at this variant as you can see with his beautiful wet origami art shown here. His skill with this sculptural artform makes the wet folded paper creatures  softer and much more rounded with far fewer sharp paper creases.

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Fake Arm Selfie Stick Makes You Look Less Lonely!

Selfie sticks serve a purpose – they help take inclusive pictures of small groups of people. But what if you are just by yourself? Enter the fake arm selfie stick which aims to make you look less lonely! The Selfie Arm is the brainchild of collaborators Aric Snee and Justin Crowe.

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Pressed Fern Art and Photography by Helen Ahpornsiri

Helen Ahspornsiri is a UK based artist and illustrator who creates beautiful nature inspired art by carefully putting together the leaves and fronds of pressed ferns.  She says she collects “a variety of fern species grown by myself or foraged from around the UK, each leaf, or frond, is pressed for at least one month. It is then cut, arranged and delicately positioned to create intricate designs.”

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SnapCam – A Wearable Lifelogging Camera Which Shoots Stills or Video

It is getting easier and easier to share the minutiae of one’s life.  The latest wearable lifelogging camera, Snapcam from the iON camera company, not only allows users to easily take pictures and HD video but even offers a livestreaming mode for real time sharing through its Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connectivity.  The tiny camera measures just 1.5 inches square and can be attached to clothing via a magnetic clip.  It connects to a smartphone app.

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Graduated Colorful Fruit and Vegetables by Brittany Wright

Seattle based photographer, Brittany Wright of WrightKitchen has set her sights on food. She says, “I’m working on my life goal of teaching myself how to cook everything and anything. I enjoy the science behind cooking and experimenting with flavors. I see food as an art, and an opportunity to do something creative.” That opportunity includes her Food Gradients series where her gradudated colorful fruit and vegetables photographs showcases what we eat in all their different forms and hues.

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