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Innovative Food Photography by Dr Nathan Myhrvold

How we view the art of cooking was literally overturned with the publication of the masterpiece Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking where the authors, who are also scientists, share their passion in a totally new way. The book covers their insights into what happens when food is cooked and how to get the most sublime results.

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Luxi Converts an iPhone into a Light Meter

We here at Modahaus are very proud of our portable photo studios. We understand how much hassle it is to travel with camera equipment.  So the Luxi light meter available from Photojojo certainly appeals to us. That’s because it turns an iPhone into a light meter so you don’t have to take a dedicated one with you.

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Famous Soles by Terry Heffernan

Terry Heffernan is one of our favorite creative still life photographers.  We featured his beautiful historical fireman hats  and American icon photographic series before. Here is a no less awesome new collection which are portraits of famous people but seen through their still life shoes!

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ONA : Camera Bag Insert to Fit Inside Any Other Bag!

The idea behind ONA, a camera bag insert, is not new.  Some women swear by them. Bag inserts allow them to change handbags quickly without having to reorganize the contents.  So it is with the ONA which is available from Photojojo.

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Samunnat Artisans Using Modahaus Steady Stand in Nepal

It is simply amazing where the Modahaus photo studios end up! Wendy Moore, an Australian artist and therapist, wrote to us about how the  artisans of Samunnat Nepal were benefiting from the Steady Stand.  This non-profit group was started by Wendy, Kopila Basnet, a Nepali attorney and others to help women there escape domestic violence and the horrors of human trafficking.

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NailSnaps – Create Nail Art Stickers from Instagram Photos

Nail art is a popular way to dress up nails beyond regular nail polish. But it requires some skill and patience to achieve the final look. That’s why NailSnaps will appeal to those who like the style of expressive manicures but can’t really achieve them by themselves.  Nailsnaps are easy to create nail polish art stickers  created from Instagram photos!

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Tiny Tiny Camera Series by Maria Cristina Travaglio Photography

Call it the adventures of a tiny, tiny camera for it does look like this little prop travels a lot!  Architect turned event photographer Maria Cristina Travaglio explained how she came about her side project,  “I started doing the Tiny Tiny Camera project back in January 2013 and the very first pictures I took meant to show the different patterns of melting snow on grass.”  It is clear she enjoys working on this creative photography collection.

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Your Instagram Pictures as Marshmallow Treats!

Fans of the ever popular photo sharing site, Instagram, now have a new way to share their pictures albeit only temporary! Boomf Magic Mallows, a London, UK based offers boxes of nine delicious marshmallows with your favorite pictures printed on it. These make highly personal gifts which can be sent to anyone worldwide. Boomf marshmallows are definitely a fun alternative to the box of chocolates gift idea!


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Teeny Tiny Handmade Creature Art Photography by Su Ami

Amigurumi is the Japanese art of knitting or crocheting tiny animals. But Su Ami, a family of Vietnamese crafters take the artform to extremes with their range of teeny tiny handmade creatures.  These are  just millimeters high.

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Zink Zero Smartphone Printer Fits in Your Palm!

Busy photographers not only don’t have the time, but they also don’t want to carry a lot of extra gear like printers.  So the Zink Zero promises to be the answer for time and space challenged photographers who need a printer on hand.  This tiny printer by the imaging company, Zink, is so small, it fits in the palm. It’s really not much larger than the average smartphone and is thus pocket sized!

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