Posts Tagged ‘ceiling’

Philips OneSpace Can Convert Your Entire Ceiling Into a Softbox

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You know those perfectly overcast days, where the clouds just perfectly diffract the sunlight, turning the world into a beautiful, evenly-lit soft box? Imagine if you could have that indoors when trying to shoot a subject.

Now stop imagining, because it’s real. Philips has brought to life the OneSpace, a ceiling made of light, meant to replicate the even light of an overcast day. Read more…

Cramped Apartments in Hong Kong Shot From Directly Above

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In the middle of last year, The Economist released rankings for the world’s most livable cities, and Hong Kong was found at the top. What many people don’t know, however, is that there is a percentage of Hong Kong residents living in rather horrid conditions.

In an attempt to draw attention to the issue, human rights organization Society for Community Organization recently commissioned a series of photographs showing what a number of unacceptable living spaces look like when viewed from directly overhead. (Here’s a larger version of the photo above.)
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Overhead Photos of Various Spaces

What would various indoor spaces look like if you were a fly on a ceiling? Photographer Menno Aden answers that question with his photo series titled “Room Portraits“. He shoots from an interesting overhead perspective, capturing everything from bedrooms to dentist offices.
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The Mesmerizing Kaleidoscopic Patterns Found on Cathedral Ceilings

Vaults is a photo project by photographer David Stephenson that documents the beautiful kaleidoscopic patterns found on the ceilings of ancient houses of worship.
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Wallpaper Made Using 100,000 Facebook Photographs

What does it look like when every inch of a room’s walls and ceiling are covered with photographs? German art students Joern Roeder and Jonathan Pirnay decided to find out through their project titled “fbFaces”. Using a crawler that traverses the Facebook social graph, they harvested 100,000 profile pictures and used them to print out an intense wallpaper for the entire room.
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Photographs of Living Spaces Shot with a Ceiling-Mounted Pinhole Camera

Skott Chandler’s House Watch project consists of photographs taken in private living spaces using a pinhole camera fixed to the ceiling.
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