Posts Tagged ‘fun’

Photo Throwdown Reality Show Pits Photog Against Photog in Fun Photo Challenges with a Twist

the_shot_2

Last week we got an email from photographer Damian Battinelli that really piqued our interest. He told us that he and five of his friends had, in a moment of drunken brilliance in a Las Vegas casino, come up with a fantastic idea for a new online reality show that would pit photographer against photographer in a series of fun photo challenges with a twist.

Thus was born Photo Throwdown, a photography show that just aired the very entertaining and exciting ‘part one’ of its first episode today! Read more…

Artist Photographs His Adorable Bull Terrier Jimmy in Creative, Fun and Silly Situations

bull1

Rafael Mantesso‘s dog, an adorable bull terrier named Jimmy Choo, is taking the Internet by storm today after Mantesso’s creative Instagram photos of Jimmy caught the attention of the world at large.

An artist and editor, Mantesso draws, dresses and otherwise inserts an unbelievably cooperative Jimmy into countless fun adventures on his Instagram account — from a screaming vocal performance, to a day spent with troublemaking cartoon duo Calvin and Hobbes. Read more…

Artist Uses Forced Perspective Photography to Capture Whimsical Window Silhouettes

silhouettes6

Spanish artist Pejac has never been a man contained by the borders of a canvas; his art, often silhouette based, bleeds out of frames and into the real world.

Most of the time, this feat is achieved with nothing more than a disregard for those borders, but one of his series of works instead used forced perspective photography to achieve the same effect and create the illusion that his whimsical silhouettes were playing with the world outside his window. Read more…

‘Gravity’ Takes Jumping Photography to Artistic New Heights, Captures the Joy of the Jump

Gediminas-Gravity-series

Lithuanian-born photographer Tomas Januska quite literally leaped into his final project as a photography student at the University of East London. It’s called Gravity, and it’s a photo series that captures and freezes joyful men and women as they float in the air mid-jump.

Read more…

Photographer Couple Captures Their ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Tintype

When photographer Mark Dawson and his girlfriend photographer Kari Wehrs were challenged to the popular ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, they decided to go old-school. In addition to donating — that is, after all, the real point of all this — they set up an old tintype camera and captured the entire thing 1850s style. Read more…

Photos of People Flying Out of Water Slides Capture the Fun and Excitement of Summer

EF69B99B-F9FC-43D4-BE14-F16FE0D67ABC-shootingwater34

Mother, clinical social worker, and now photographer Krista Long recently created a wonderful little photo series. It’s simply titled I Love Summer, and it it she captures the excited expressions and twisted postures of people as they zoom out of a waterslide and float in mid air on their way to the soft water landing below. Read more…

Lens Between Us: Couple Documents Their Travels with Simultaneous Portraits of Each Other

lensbetweenus

Globe-trotting photographer couple Peter Sedlacik and Zuzu Galova have found a fun way to document their travels around the world. Wherever they are, they face each other, frame up a great composition, and take a picture of each other… taking a picture of each other.

Thus was born the photo series/project Lens Between Us, which is quickly scooping up followers on Tumblr, Facebook and Instagram alike. Read more…

Viddy: The ‘World’s Cutest’ Medium Format and 35mm DIY Pinhole Camera

viddy2

DIY paper pinhole cameras aren’t a new idea, but a new creation called Viddy thinks it can stand head and shoulders above the crowd by sheer ‘cuteness.’ Seriously, the camera has dubbed itself the ‘world’s cutest’ medium format and 35mm pinhole camera, and it’s so easy to put together, it might even entice some newbies to give pinhole photography a shot. Read more…

10 Summer Photography Tips to Get You Creative in the Warmer Months

_DSC1490.tif

Despite the early sunrises, late sunsets and harsh daytime sunlight of summer it’s still one of our favorite times for photography. Being outside with your camera in the warmer months just feels so good.

If you’re struggling to come up with creative ideas during summer, however, we’ve got a few tips that might help. Read more…

DIY: Upcycle an Old Book Into a Neat Photo Album in a Few Easy Steps

photoalbum2

Much as it pains me to encourage anyone to destroy a book, if you have a second copy of something or an old book you know you’ll never flip through again, this neat little Photo Album DIY from Photojojo is worth putting on your crafts to-do list. Read more…