Posts Tagged ‘paint’

Colorful Abstract Macro Photographs Created by Injecting Watercolors Into Ferrofluid On a Magnet

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Artist Fabian Oefner‘s project Millefiori is, like most of the projects we’ve ever shared by him, a mixture of science and art. By combining vibrant watercolors with a magnetic solution called ferrofluid, he was able to create these gorgeous macro photographs of the paint and ferrofluid interacting on top of a magnet. Read more…

Photographer Coats a Ferrari in an Explosion of Color with UV Paint and a Wind Tunnel

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It’s safe to say photographer Fabian Oefner — whose many projects have never failed impress us — has a thing for paint and physics.

Usually this means spraying, spinning and otherwise manipulating it to create colorful, abstract images against a black background. But when Ferrari asked him to capture the essence of their new California T in images, he took his signature art/science hybrid photography to new heights to get the job done. Read more…

Leica Lets Six New Lenses Out of the Bag and Gives Two Others a Silver Paint Job

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After releasing a total of 6 cameras, both digital and analog, at Photokina today, Leica would have been remiss to leave us without a few new pieces of glass. Don’t worry though, they’ve delivered in the form of six all-new lenses and two old lenses that have received a metallic makeover. Read more…

Creative Collaboration Yields Impressive Body-Painted Ultraviolet Fashion Portraits

Have you ever come across an artist’s work and thought, “Wow, I would love to work with them!” Well, that is exactly what went through Benjamin Von Wong’s mind after seeing Michael Rosner’s work.

Fast forward two years and Von Wong finally got his wish, creating some beautiful and inspiring untraviolet photographs in the process. Read more…

Embarrassing Target Photoshop Fail Looks Like it Was Done in Paint… by a 5-Year-Old

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This might be the worst Photoshopping we’ve ever seen… maybe even worse than the floating inspectors from China. Because while usually the Photoshop goof-ups pointed out by websites like Jezebel aren’t all that horrific (as the Lena Dunham debacle pointed out), in this case, they hit the mother load. Read more…

Behind the Scenes with Fabian Oefner and His Stunning New ‘Orchids’ Series

Photographer Fabian Oefner‘s work with paint — all part of his “Paint Action” or “Three” cycle of photo series — never ceases to impress. His previous Black Hole and Liquid Jewels series highlighted the effects of centrifugal force and air pressure on paint, respectively.

The final series in the cycle, Orchids, explores the effects of gravity — and, as always, it does so in the most colorful (and messy) way possible. What’s more, this time we have a chance to watch him work behind the scenes! Read more…

Liquid Jewels: Photos of Paint-Covered Balloons Milliseconds After They Pop

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Back in March, we shared Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner’s Black Holes series of photographs showing paint being flung outwards by a spinning drill. We told you then that Oefner’s stated goal was to “harness elemental forms of natural phenomena and capture them in the most stunning way possible.”

His most recent project takes another stab at that goal, this time using paint and modeling balloons to create a series of photographs he’s calling Liquid Jewels. Read more…

Colorful Photos of Paint Being Flung from Barbie Heads and Various Objects

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Still life photographer Peter Schafrick recently built a custom contraption he calls “The Spinster.” It’s a mostly wooden device that allows him to spin paint-covered objects around an axis, capturing colorful images of paint being flung outward by centrifugal force. The resulting series is titled “Toys.”
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Nikon’s Taiwan Repair Center Can Fix Up Your Broken Lens… And Make it White

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Shoot with Nikon DSLR gear and want to give your lens a paint job? Instead of doing it yourself—which, by the way, can produce some neat results—you can send your lens over to the Nikon Repair Center in Taiwan. In addition to fixing up damaged lenses–sometimes by boiling the parts in water—the center can also give your lens a sleek, white paint job.
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Colorful Photos of Paint Being Flung by a Spinning Drill

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Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner calls himself a “curious investigator,” and says that his mission is to “harness elemental forms of natural phenomena and capture them in the most stunning way possible.” An example of this can be seen in his recent project titled “Black Hole,” which features photos showing lines of color emanating from a “black hole.”
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