The Lumi team headed by Thomas A. Baran, Matthew Hirsch and Daniel Leithinger from MIT have come up with an innovative new full color 3D holographic image capture technique using ordinary inkjet printers. The average consumer could indeed be able to DIY, for example, a holographic selfie without the need for special lenses.
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!
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.
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.
What could be a better match then learning how to take your iphoneography to the next level at picturesque Cape Cod? Our friend, Jack Hollingsworth, an awesome award winning iphoneographer, is conducting his 4th Annual Cape Code iPhone Photography Workshop from June 16-19, 2016.
Beautiful still life is not only an art form but it serves to showcase the subject and draw the viewer in. The digital photography form of still life today is important for product advertising. We invite you all to a wonderful challenge over on Photocrowd where you get to show off your photographic skills and maybe win one of the two Modahaus Studio Pro TS400 prizes!
Share a lot of pictures on Instagram? Then you’d want to know which are your top photographs for the past year. 2015bestnine is a website that lets you enter just your instagram ID (or maybe that of your friend). The site then pulls up which are the most popular instagram posts and displays them in a simple grid. The algorithm is based on the number of likes the photographs received.
Selfie sticks have already been banned in some popular destinations like Disneyland and museums for either safety or nuisance concerns. But according to one Moscow based martial arts school, the selfie stick can be used in self defense at least in areas where they are still allowed!
The unmanned Cassini spacecraft was launched in 1997. Since it’s arrival in 2004, the spacecraft has been in Saturn’s orbit for the past 11 years sending back important data and images. Some of the images of the planet with its rings and moons are simply out of this world, pun intended.
Artist Impression of Cassini Probe Insertion in Saturn Orbit