A Japanese photographer has started a quest to compile a map of beautiful women. Kei Akatsu is looking to fulfill his dream with the help of a Kickstarter-like funding platform. The photographer wants to raise money in order to travel around the world and to take photos of pretty girls, then to create a map everyone to see and use.
Fun and inspiring photography stories
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A lot of people enjoy buying clothes for their pets. They even like to take photos of their sharp-dressed photos. However, a couple living in New York City has taken this act to a whole new level with the help of their dog. The New Yorkers dress their Shina Inu in stylish men clothes and post the results on the “Menswear Dog” Tumblr blog.
More than 37,000 projects have been funded through the Kickstarter project. Many of them are related to photography and one more could become a dream come true for a photographer. It is called “The 120 Pinhole Project” and it consists of a very cheap do-it-yourself 120 medium format film camera.
Nuop Inc. makes both cooking and photography enthusiasts smile, with an appliance that will make them have a blast in the kitchen, or at the dinner party: the camera lens pepper mill grinder looks like a traditional camera lens, but what it actually does is grinding peppercorns with style.
37-year-old Memphis based photographer Haley Morris-Cafiero, exploits the idea of fat-shaming, by studying people’s reactions to her body image, in a photographic collection suggestively entitled “Wait Watchers”. The project is a series of self-portraits shot in public, that capture unpleasant stares from strangers passing by.
Photographers now have the chance to see how everyone views their images. And I mean everyone! Etre develops “Colour Blindness Simulator”, an application that allows users to upload photographs from their computer and experience color blindness, as it gives them the chance to view them as a color blind would.
CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2013 was another opportunity for camera manufacturers to showcase their latest products. In order to attract the interest of more visitors, companies decided to hire lots of booth babes. Some of the most beautiful models were the Nikon booth babes, who delighted visitors with their sheer presence.
Imagination runs wild in some photographers. Usually, the best photographers are also the most interesting and there is much to be said about Maxim Grew. This UK-based photographer has created a unique Polaroid instant camera using popsicle sticks, card, duct tape, and his creative vision.
Brendan Taylor is possibly one of the first people that have managed to transform a film SLR into a digital Micro Four Thirds camera. Taylor’s receipt is very simple: take an old, nonfunctional Nikon Nikkormat EL 35mm manual SLR and fit inside Sony NEX’s parts.
Barack Obama was re-inaugurated as the President of the United States. The ceremony took place Monday, January 21st, at the United States Capitol building. Even though it was supposed to be a serious event, the inauguration was full of photobombs from people like Bill Clinton and the President’s daughter.