Photography

January 22, 2018

Ingenious ‘Chairpod’ Is a Camera Tripod with a Built-In Chair

Photographers with tired legs and sore backs can rejoice thanks to the soon to be released Chairpod HY 127—a camera tripod and chair in one. Designed by Japanese tripod manufacturer Velbon, the clever camera equipment not only helps to stabilize your camera, but the built-in seat allows you to sit down while doing so.

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January 18, 2018

Photographer Seamlessly Creates What ‘Star Wars’ in Real Life Would Look Like

Photography has the power to make our wildest fantasies a reality. With the fandom that surrounds Star Wars, it should come as no surprise that people like to imagine what it’d be like if R2-D2 was bleep-blooping down the sidewalk alongside everyday people. Photographer Laurent Pons creates a world in which a galaxy far, far away is seamlessly integrated with Earth.

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January 17, 2018

Empowering Photo Series Explores Inequality and Discrimination Through Body Art

Today, body art has taken on an empowering role in the realm of activist art. Detailing everything from hidden insecurities to invisible illnesses, this medium has the power to communicate individuals' issues in a deeply personal yet straightforward way. For their series,  I'm Tired, socially conscious students Paula Akpan and Harriet Evans employ this approach to explore the ways in which average people face everyday inequality and discrimination.

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January 16, 2018

Australia’s 17-hour TV Show Reveals The Incredible Beauty of The Ghan Train Journey in Real Time

Claimed to be Australia’s first attempt at the“Slow TV” movement, the SBS television network recently televised The Ghan: Australia’s Greatest Train Journey. The uninterrupted, 17-hour livestream show revealed the “stunning topographical vistas and dramatic palette changes” of The Ghan train journey in real time. Known to be one of the world’s most scenic train trips, the Ghan train runs 3,000 kilometers (over 1,800 miles)

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