Taking selfies may be a health hazard

Tuesday, 7 June, 2016

This list of injuries and deaths among people who were attempting to take selfies, defies belief. You do not want to be included. Be selfie safe, and stick to taking photos of yourself in bathrooms, or something.

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Tips for bringing out your inner street photographer

Tuesday, 31 May, 2016

Twenty-three street photography tips… this is enough to get me out on the streets, albeit with my smartphone, taking photos.

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Sight, a New York restaurant just for people who Instagram food?

Friday, 27 May, 2016

People don’t care how their food tastes, as long as it looks amazing when it is photographed, that’s “sight” for you, a recently opened restaurant in New York City, that specialises in the presentation of its dishes, especially for their Instagram loving diners. I’m unable to find the address though. Isn’t that strange?

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When you open a pizza box, there’s only one thing that happens

Tuesday, 24 May, 2016

Photos of people opening pizza boxes, by New York based photographer Chris Gampat. There’s not a sour face to be seen. I’m not sure if this particular aspect of our lives has been documented already, but I’m happy someone did so now.

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That’s no paperweight, that’s a cake

Monday, 23 May, 2016

Photo by Olga Noskova

I’m not a food blogger, but I couldn’t passed the Instagram page of Olga Noskova, and the photos of the cakes she posts. What are the chances of thinking these are ornaments, or something, rather than cakes, if you were to see one sitting on a table?

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Wedding photos by my drone, the art director

Wednesday, 18 May, 2016

There are good wedding photos, then there are wedding photos that are just a tad too… art directed. These images, taken by Tahiti based photographer Helene Havard, with the help of a drone, of recent nuptials that took place in French Polynesia, are clearly art directed, but without making the subjects look like they are part of a tableau, or something.

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Photos of video games, or photos that look like video games?

Tuesday, 17 May, 2016

Photo by Liam Wong

A few months ago I pointed to a collection of Masashi Wakui’s cinematically styled photos of Tokyo. Liam Wong, a video games visual identity art director, who is also based in Tokyo, takes photos in a similar sort of style, except here his work is intended to more resemble the look of a video game.

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The symmetry of railway station platforms, by Zsolt Hlinka

Tuesday, 17 May, 2016

Photo by Zsolt Hlinka

Station is an alluring collection of photos by Budapest based photographer Zsolt Hlinka, that draws attention to the symmetry of railway station platforms.

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Unreal projections in the real world

Friday, 13 May, 2016

Photos of mock, or model, or drill, objects and situations, that once existed, might do at some point in the future, or are much closer at hand than we realise. Human like robots, for instance, are but one case in point.

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Yoshinori Mizutani’s photo of Tokyo pedestrians in the rain

Monday, 9 May, 2016

A surprisingly intriguing set of photos by Japanese photographer Yoshinori Mizutani, of commuters in Tokyo on pedestrian crossings, during rain storms.

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