Posts Tagged ‘concrete’

Midden City: Photographs ‘Printed’ Directly Onto Abandoned Concrete Slabs

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More often than not, photographs are displayed on high-quality photographic paper, but that hasn’t stopped people from experimenting with dramatically different mediums that, just maybe, serve a symbolic purpose as well as a functional one.

This in mind, photographer Simon Pyle decided to go out on a limb and transfer the images of his series Midden City onto one of the most unlikely of materials: concrete. Read more…

How to Properly Hang Photos On Any Type of Wall

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While not all of our photographs end up being printed and framed, it helps to possess the knowledge of what it takes to properly hang them when they are. Here to help is this handy, not-so-little infographic that runs through a number of situations that you might come across when looking to adorn your wall with a photograph.

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Intricately Detailed Concrete Recreations of Iconic Film Cameras

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Artist Alex Stanton has a thing for photography, but he doesn’t actually take any pictures. His obsession with photography is focused on the vintage gear so many of us adore; gear he’s decided to preserve in extreme detail using a mix of concrete, bronze, copper, brass, patina, rust, iron, epoxy. Read more…

DIY: How to Make a Pinhole Camera Out of Concrete

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It’s Sunday, which might mean doing your best to keep your mind off of the workweek to come, or already setting about planning next weekend. If you happen to be doing the latter, and there’s room in your schedule for an interesting photography DIY project, we’ve got something for you: a do-it-yourself concrete pinhole camera. Read more…

Decorate Your Workspace with This 35mm Camera Sculpture

Art studio Bughouse sells a series called “Future Fossils”, featuring handmade cement sculptures of things like Atari joysticks and various film cameras. One of them is the Olympus 35mm camera seen here. You can buy one for $85 from the Henry Road online store.