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Playful Felted Flora and Fauna Art by Hine Mizushima

Hine Mizushima is a Japanese born, Canada-based designer/illustrator best known for her playful felted flora and fauna art. These charming needle felted creations are inspired by all sorts of marine life, fungi and mushrooms and insects. These are not the typical cute and cuddly animals chosen for soft plush toys but the artist makes them so!

felt art animal caterpillar

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Unfade : Photo Scanning App also Restores Faded Images

Unfade is a useful iOS app which lets you scan old photos.  It not only digitizes them quickly but the creators have integrated a special color filter to help restore faded images. Ease of use is a major feature of this app.  That will certainly help make the task of dealing with boxes of old photos and piles of photo albums a lot quicker!

unfade photo scanning app

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Cookie Icing Art by Antolpo

There are bakers and there are master bakers. Chihiro Ogura is the master baker/artist behind Antolpo which specializes in custom sugar cookies. Her cookie icing art shows off her skill at using edible material as her artistic medium.

cookie icing art 1

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New Abstract Imagery Photocrowd Contest : Win A Modahaus Photo Studio

Another exciting photography contest has just been announced by the folks over on Photocrowd.  This time the theme is on Abstract Imagery.  The expert’s winner will be chosen by Daniela Bowker, and the crowd’s favorite will each receive a Modahaus photo studio of their choice!

Winners of the Photocrowd Table Top Still Life Photography Contest

The Photocrowd Table Top Still Life contest is over! 945 images were submitted and a staggering total of 61,625 votes were cast. The two winners in the Expert Vote and Crowd Favorite categories will each receive a Modahaus Tabletop Studio Pro TS400.

photocrowd expert choice winner

Expert 1st Prize Winner : Seow Swee Meng

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Camera Store’s Parody of Apple’s Shot on iPhone 6

In an age where smartphone photography has eclipsed dSLR and compact camera usage, a Canadian camera store chain in British Columbia, Lens and Shutter, came up with an ingenious ad. It’s a parody of Apple’s Shot on iPhone 6 campaign where beautiful iphoneographic examples by real users are shared.

parody of shot on an iphone 6 ad 1

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Felted Vegetable Art by Veselka Bulkan

Veselka Bulkan is the Munich, Germany based artist behind Little Herb Bouquet who creates whimsical felted vegetable art.  Her colorful felted carrots, radishes, onions, beets and so on all dangle from their embroidered foliage!

felted vegetable art 1

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3D Printed Pinhole Camera – A Modern Update

Pinhole cameras are the simplest of cameras. They have been around for long time. Recently, a successfully funded Kickstarter project by Pinhole Printed now brings a modern update – 3D Printed pinhole cameras.

pinhole camera 3d printed 1

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