14.05.08 by Jeff

Make yourself a camera!!

The design geniuses at FWIS have created a series of Pinhole Cameras for World Pinhole Camera Day. The greatest part is that the cameras are available at Corbis as downloadable PDF’s – so you just print them off your printer, and assemble your very own, functioning, pinhole camera!!!

Did I mention they look stunning?

Take a look at the four other cameras after the jump!

Go make yourself a camera!

I found this over at the amazing Mint blog.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • http://www.becshulba.blogspot.com bec

    i’m all for crafts that are useful and thought to myself, maybe i’ll try this out….and then i went to the site. i don’t think i can do it. will you be making one? because really, how could you tell us to and then not make one yourself? so i’d like to see some pics of it on here soon. i’ll need some inspiration. :)

  • sascha

    Yeah, Jeff. Take pictures using the pinhole camera you build of a mass manufactured digital camera

  • jeffhamada

    what does that even mean?

    bec, i think that first one with the explosions is the hardest one to make – i’ll take a look at the pdf’s but from what i can see this other little red guy is alot simpler

  • shinead

    that added sunshine to my rainy day! i think i’m going to make me a camera.

  • ellie

    Hey thanks for the link, your blog rocks!





27.05.16 by Jeff

Elaborate Salt Labyrinths by Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto

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Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto’s incredible, labyrinthine installations are the result of 45 hours of meticulously piled grains of salt, strewn inside a medieval castle in the South of France. I’ve posted about his work several times (here, here, here) but I never grow tired of it.

See more images of “Floating Garden” and “Labyrinth” below or as part of the exhibition Univers’sel at Aigues-Mortes until November 30th.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Google Cultural Institute’s New Art Camera

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It took the Google Cultural Institute five years to archive 200 artworks in super high resolution (we’re talking gigapixels). Now they’ve scanned 1,000 in just a few months all thanks to a new camera! The device, dubbed the Art Camera, has cut down capture time from a full day to around 30 minutes. With 20 cameras built, Google has been lending them out to major institutions in cities across the globe free of charge!

It is pretty incredible how far you can zoom into the artworks; have a look here. Watch the video below.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Maria Baoli

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A selection of images from Maria Baoli’s latest series, which involves a mirrored triangle highlighting simple daily gestures that usually go unnoticed. More images from “Kaleidoscopic” below.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: Sally Deng

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Selection of work by Los Angeles-based illustrator Sally Deng. More images below.

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26.05.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: AJ Dungo

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Selection of work by illustrator AJ Dungo. More images below.

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