The Camera Store takes photography to a very serious (not too serious) level in this video; we’re happy to report that no cameras were harmed in the making of this clever ad. (Thanks Chris!)
Similar to a cinema screen that the picture from the projector shines on, Nodesign’s Dia Parrot is a frame with a transparent high-res LCD screen that gives your favorite snaps a retro-modern twist.
After working overtime on Halloween to complete their seasonally mandated mayhem, these ghastly beasts, creatures and slashers need to unwind. Thanks to the wonder that is Photoshop, they can.
If you thought your awkward teenage yearbook photos were bad, just wait until you get a load of these unfortunate subjects. The guys over at Bad Yearbook Photos have curated some of the worst.
Students at Minnesota’s Carleton College decided to dress up their campus observatory in the largest R2-D2 costume we’ve ever seen. C-3PO was nowhere to be found on campus.
A driver in downtown Tulsa must have gotten the D and R mixed up on their shift-lever, inadvertently crashing their car through the 7th floor exterior wall of a high-rise parking building. Brilliant.
55 years ago, photojournalist Ralph Morse covered Albert Einstein’s death for LIFE Magazine, but the story was not published at the request of Einstein’s son. These haunting photos were unseen until now.
We like the way Chicago photographer Eric Holubow captures the lost souls of abandoned buildings, and all the decaying and dignified stories that still exist within them.
If you liked EMSL’s Drink Making Unit, check out Laughing Squid’s pics of the world’s tipsiest robots at San Francisco’s BarBot 2010; it celebrated robo-cocktail culture and ran 2/17-2/18.
The Space Station has had Internet access for less than a month but astronaut Soichi Noguchi is already beaming back tweets and twitpics of Earth from his (very high) vantage point.
Matthew Albanese’s Strange Worlds photography looks like tilt shift at first, but they’re actually meticulously detailed miniature sets; he uses everything from plaster to paprika to make them.
Brian S. Berkovitz’s Wall-E 365 project will photograph our favorite trash compacting ‘bot for a year straight as he does everything but compact trash; he started just after Christmas 2009.
From freezing swimmers in Finland and bull runners in Spain to fake snow in Pakistan and confetti in Times Square, watch as the world rings in 2010 with Boston.com’s Welcoming 2010.
Forget about post-apocalyptic fiction–decay has already arrived in the Motor City; Abandoned Detroit is a series of haunting photos of its forgotten theaters, banks, and other buildings.
Outland Armour strikes back with Steampunk Star Wars, which debuted at Dragon Con 2009; top picks go to a WWI-styled Vader and an epically armored Boba Fett. (galleries: 1, 2).
Watch as Operation Yule Storm takes place on 12/12 at 1212 hours in San Francisco; it tasked the 12th Nutracker Regiment with escorting Santa, Jesus, and other North Pole VIPs.
Inspired by a trip to San Diego Comic Con, Caleb Paullus’ Super Not So Super is a revealing look at the mundane lives of several spandex-suited heroes; done in a flash, huh, Flash?
Literally the most powerful pictures ever, Michael Platon’s World Leader Photographs were a semi-impromptu project taken over the course of five days at the United Nations.
In celebration of its 20th anniversary, Empire has compiled a special birthday portfolio of 27 movie stars including Mel Gibson and Arnold reprising their roles — sort of.
If you were as simultaneously awe-struck and creeped out as we were by LA Without Traffic, Matt Logue’s Empty Los Angeles is an entire 78-page photo book of a City of (no) Angels.
It’s not the first time we’ve seen Harrison Krix’s Big Daddy Costume, but these photos at the Georgia Aquarium are almost a perfect rendition of Bioshock–especially with HDR editing.
Yes, that Jag sitting in your driveway is a trick of the light, but what a beautiful trick: Mark Brown and Marc Cameron’s Light Graffiti Cars create photonic versions of the R8, Morgan Aero, and more.
Adam Richardson uses humor and irony to address a politically sensitive topic with Invaded Space; taken at face value, it blends Boston.com’s war photography with 8-bit retro goodness.
Boston.com’s The Big Picture goes out of this world with Martian Landscapes; the Red Planet comes to life with alien (yet somehow familiar) photos taken by NASA’s MRO. Thanks, Scott!
Tom Baker’s LA Without Traffic takes on the most car-centric city in the US; it’s eery enough that we felt a bit lost without the bumper to bumper traffic, rubberneckers and smog.
My Parents Were Awesome honors a generation blessed with social movements, short shorts, and really, really great hair; yes, mom and dad, you were indeed a pair of very cool cats.
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