Posts Tagged ‘dissected’

Specimen Box Picture Collages Created with Photo Fragments

We’ve seen many a photo collage in our day, but New York artist Michael MapesSpecimen Boxes are an entirely different creature. To create these unique photo compartments, he dissects various photos of his subjects into many corresponding bits and then mounts those bits on or in different materials — much like what you see in insect collection boxes. Sometimes it’s vials, sometimes it’s push pins, and sometimes it’s gel caps, but it always turns out looking really interesting. Read more…

What Image Stabilization Looks Like on a Dissected Canon 18-55mm Kit Lens

We shared a video of Canon’s Image Stabilization technology in action in the beginning of the year, but that was on a pro telephoto lens and inside a glass display case. What would the same technology look like in a cheaper, consumer lens? Preston over at Camera Technica decided to find out, disassembling a Canon 18-55mm kit lens to capture this short video of the IS mechanism in action. I had no idea the thing used springs, did you?

The Science of Image Stabilization Technology [Camera Technica]