28.11.14 by Jeff

Trippy Video of the Day: Animation Made With Sound-Responsive Algorithms

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Cool music video by Jeremy Rotsztain for Russian musician COH created using sound-responsive algorithms. I imagine this is what people with synesthesia see when they hear music. Watch “BECHA-KPACHA” below.

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20.11.13 by Jeff

This Crappy Camera Took These Stunning Macro Snowflake Photos??

Photographer Alexey Kljatov Tapes Lens To Camera To Take Incredible Macro Snowflake Photos

Photographer Alexey Kljatov Tapes Lens To Camera To Take Incredible Macro Snowflake Photos

Photographer Alexey Kljatov Tapes Lens To Camera To Take Incredible Macro Snowflake Photos

Photographer Alexey Kljatov Tapes Lens To Camera To Take Incredible Macro Snowflake Photos

File this under ‘D.I.Y.’ and also ‘awesome’. Photographer Alexey Kljatov took an old lens from a Russian Zenit camera, flipped it around backwards, and taped it to a crappy point and shoot camera. Based on that description you would expect some pretty mediocre results, but his macro images of these snowflakes speak for themselves.

Lots more images below!

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11.12.12 by Jeff

“Private Moon” by Leonid Tishkov and Boris Bendikov

Private Moon by Leonid Tishkov and Boris Bendikov
“Private Moon”, photos by Leonid Tishkov and Boris Bendikov.

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10.04.12 by Jeff

Knit Credit Cards

Knit Credit Cards by artist Dimitri Tsykalov
Fantastic knit credit cards by Dimitry Tsykalov. Yes, the same artist who made those incredible fruit skulls.

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06.03.09 by Jeff

Irina Troitskaya / Matreshkas

Irina Troitskaya’s Matreshkas are so amazing! There is a specific theme for each series. One series is ‘the most popular animals from Russian fairy tales’ another is ‘naturally white animals’ (first image below). I love that she includes her sketches!

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