Postrgram is a new service that turns your Instagram and/or Flickr photo collections into photomosaics, or giant photos composed of tiny photos. The process involves a few simple steps: tell the service your username (make sure you have at least 50 photos in your stream), specify the image you’d like as the main image, and the rest is taken care of.
Awesome deal alert (for those of you in the US): Walmart is offering a free 16×20 photo poster print. These things normally cost $13 or $14 bucks, and are a great way to show off a photo on your wall. Download the coupon here to print out yourself. You’ll need to place the order through Walmart’s photo site and then pay at the counter when picking it up. The coupon expires at the end of October, so you have a month to pick out your favorite photo.
FREE 16×20 poster (via NSOP)
P.S. Before placing your order, it might be a good idea to call your local Walmart to double-check that they’ll accept this coupon.
Instagram’s filters are meant to mimic the look of vintage and toy cameras, but have you ever wondered which cameras and films you’d need to make analog photos with the same look? The folks over at 1000memories decided to tackle this question and, after a good amount of research, came up with a neat infographic showing the different camera and film combinations you can use to recreate popular Instagram filters.
After moving into their new dorm room, Caleb Ungewitter and his roommate Kyle decided that their walls looked too empty, so they decided to decorate it with a photo. Not just any photo, mind you, but a gigantic do-it-yourself print of a beautiful city skyline. Using a free program called The Rasterbator, they converted the photograph into 152 separate frames, which they printed out themselves and attached to the wall in a grid.
Here’s a beautifully designed cheat sheet by Miguel Yatco that you can use to introduce people to the fundamental concepts in photography. You can also order it as a poster for your wall over on Zazzle.
Manual Photography Cheat Sheet (via Laughing Squid)
Here’s a beautiful illustration titled “A Camera Study” by Mari Sheibley, the lead designer over at Foursquare and the person behind the badges. I think this would be awesome as a poster.
A Camera Study (via Laughing Squid)
28 Camera Drawings is a beautiful drawing by Christine Berrie that features 28 different old-school cameras. It’s available as a limited-edition 14”x11” print over on 20×200 for $50.
28 Camera Drawings (via swissmiss)
“Instant Rainbow” is a beautiful poster for Polaroid fans by Yumalum. You can buy one for $55 through Etsy.
What’s more beautiful: Hilda Grahnat‘s collection of film cameras, or the way she photographed and arranged them? Either way, we think this would make an awesome poster for any wall.
(via KEH Blog)
Image credit: .5571 by hildagrahnat and used with permission
PhotoWeeklyOnline came up with this awesomely geeky periodic table of photography elements. You can also view a larger JPG version, or download a high-res PDF to print the thing out for your wall.