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Posts Tagged ‘photography’
Those two are hibernating, but click on any pic below to see them in their full-sized glory.
For the WIN:
The late Huell Howser interviewed a number of Teardrop Camper afficionados at a gathering in 2003. Very cool vid.
Okay, those aren’t tumors, but I stole the image, accidentally set Contrast to 11, and now it’s completely awesome. You’re welcome.
[Original image found here.]
Not so long ago, owning a black and white TV was a status symbol. Then color TVs came along, and someone invented a tinted screen with a parabolic lens that less affluent folks could attach to their b/w sets to simulate color – it had a brown tint on the bottom for dirt, blue on the top for sky, and a bizarre flavor of red/pink in the middle where the actors’ faces usually were – and it magnified the size of the screen. This cheap fixit was often better at rendering hues than the color TVs were, as the latter often gave the actors a distinctive fuzzy green complexion anyway.
At least Spock looked good.
[More pictures of people standing next to their TV sets here.]
[Found in here. Apparently it’s a building in Warsaw, click to zoom.]
From a height of three meters, porcelain figurines are dropped on the ground, and the sound they make when they hit trips the shutter release. The result: razor-sharp images of disturbing beauty—temporary sculptures made visible to the human eye by high-speed photography technology. The porcelain statuette bursting into pieces isn’t what really captures the attention; the fascination lies in the genesis of a dynamic figure that replaces the static pose. In contrast to the inertness of the intact kitsch figurines Klimas started out with, the photographs of their destruction possess a powerfully narrative character.
[Image and caption found here. More at the link.]