Articles Written by DL Cade

external Why We Take Pictures —The Huffington Post

“Why do you take pictures?” It’s a loaded question that I get asked all the time and there’s definitely more than one answer. My first camera was a purple Le Clic that my parents gave me on my 12th birthday. I dangled it from my wrist like a tiny box that held all of my prized possessions and secrets. That’s what a camera was for me – a diary of sorts that captured everything from my bare feet in the grass to my sister’s favorite toy sitting on her bed to my mother’s briefcase in its usual spot in the dining room. I took pictures because I loved it and at the time it was that simple.

 
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Moving ‘Touchable Memories’ Project Makes Photos Tangible for People Without Vision

Spanish creative agency Lola recently started a moving 3D printer project titled Touchable Memories. The goal: to let those who are blind or nearly blind ‘see’ some of their most cherished photographs once more.

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This Experimental, Single Pixel Digital Camera Takes Color Pictures

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A single pixel color digital camera sounds an awful lot like a camera that captures a single bright red, green or blue dot, but when scientist Ben Greer set out to build his own single pixel camera, that’s not what he was creating at all.

No, by moving a little autmatic arm in front of the sensor, scanning the scene multiple times, and then getting into a bit of math, he built something that can take actual pictures. Read more…

Iconic Magnum Photographer René Burri Passed Away Today at Age 81

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The world of photography has lost an icon. Press agency Phaidon is reporting that, after a long battle with cancer, Magnum photographer René Burri passed away earlier today at the age of 81. Read more…

external Heaven’s Gain by Justin Maxon —burn.

Over the last 3 years, I’ve collected stories of families where justice was not served after the murder of a loved one. This project is a deep investigation into the emotional, physical and spiritual landscape that transpires from unresolved trauma. The photographic representation is a series of family portraits of people seeking justice, which are paired with an image from the murder scene captured around the time of day the crime was committed.

 
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This Free App Turns Your Android Phone into a Universal IR DSLR Remote

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If you’ve been considering buying an IR remote for your DSLR and you own an Android phone, you might want to hold off and try this free app first. Called ShutterBOT, it turns many of the most popular IR-equipped Android phones into DSLR IR remotes that will work with most of the DSLRs out there. Read more…

Couple Imagines Everything that Could Go Wrong while Babysitting in Fun Photoshop Series

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When Swiss designer couple Erica and Hannes were asked by their friends to babysit 6-month-old Alex for a full day and night, they were given an ‘extensive briefing’ about how they should handle things should anything go wrong.

Little did Alex’s parents know just how dangerous this 24 hours would turn out to be! Fortunately, Erica and Hannes sent them hourly updates to show them. Read more…

external A Picture is Worth One Thousand Pounds: The Story of Food Waste —Nat Geo | PROOF

Two vegetarians haul a 47-pound pig, purchased at a deli in New York City’s Chinatown, across a living room in New Jersey. One of those vegetarians is me: I’ve got the the tail end. The other vegetarian is Senior Photo Editor Susan Welchman. She’s got the snout. We swing the pig into place. In adjusting its legs and propping up its head for the camera, we notice how deflated its body looks. This is, of course, because it has been gutted. We grab some plastic bags and stuff them into its body cavity to give it just enough “umph” for the shot.

 
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Canon Patents 10-22mm Lens with Liquid Lens Element Inside

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In what is, to our knowledge, Canon’s third patent of the type, the Japanese camera giant has drawn up yet another lens that features a liquid lens element in between all the glass. Read more…

Watch Limited Edition Fine Art Prints Sawed to Pieces After an Exhibition

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If you love fine art photography, or are a big fan of Alexia Sinclair‘s work, this is definitely not a video for you. After exhibition her wonderful “A Frozen Tale” series, the Skoklosters slott museum did what every museum has to do after exhibition limited edition prints: they hacked them to pieces.

The difference here is that Skoklosters slott attached a camera onto the saw so you could see the horror for yourself. Read more…