Posts Tagged ‘recreated’

World’s Oldest Record Recreated Using a Printed Photograph

Indiana university historian Patrick Feaster recently discovered a record featuring the voice of Emile Berliner — inventor of the phonograph. Created in 1889, the record is likely the oldest in the world. What’s interesting, however, is how Feaster managed to obtain it: through a photograph. That’s right, Feaster discovered an image of the disc preserved in an old 1890 German magazine from the same year and then was able to recreate it by scanning and analyzing the photo.
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White Leica M8 Faithfully Recreated Using LEGO Pieces

H.Y. Leung recreated the special white edition of the Leica M8 rangefinder using LEGO pieces. The attention to detail is amazing, and you can even look through the viewfinder! You can find a couple more photos here.

Lego Leica M8 (via Highsnobiety)


Image credit: Photographs by Mr.Attacki

Old Master Portraits Recreated with the Help of Foam Packing Materials

Foam Sculptures is a project by Dutch photographer Suzanne Jongmans, who recreates the look of old 16th and 17th century Flemish and Dutch paintings using clothing and accessories created from foam packing and insulating materials. It reminds us of Nina Katchadourian’s airplane lavatory portraits, except with higher production values.
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Photos Recreating Scenes From Movies

Allen Fuqua loves traveling and watching movies. To combine those two loves, he visits locations around the world were scenes in various films were shot, and reshoots them for what he calls “movie mimicking“. How many of these movies do you recognize?
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Famous Explosion Photos Recreated with Cauliflower

Photographer Brock Davis likes playing with food. Among his food related experiments are recreations of famous explosions done with cauliflower. The image above shows the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.
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Classic 1933 L.L.Bean Catalog Illustration Faithfully Recreated as a Photograph

L.L.Bean recently decided to celebrate its 100-year anniversary by having commercial photographer Randal Ford recreated a classic 1933 catalog cover as a photograph. It’s amazing how faithfully Ford and his team was able to recreate the illustration — some of the vintage clothing had to be purchased off eBay!
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Photo “Printed” by Hand Using 200,000+ Nonpareils Candy Sprinkles

For a fine arts project at his university, art student Joel Brochu spent a whopping 8 months meticulously recreating a photograph using tiny nonpareils (the tiny sprinkles used on cakes and donuts). 221,184 individual sprinkles were placed on the 4-foot-wide board, which was covered with double-sided tape and a thin layer of glue. Each sprinkle was placed by hand using jewelry tweezers.
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Photographs Recreated Inside a Computer Game

New media artist Kent Sheely took some of his old photographs and recreated them inside the sandbox physics game Garry’s Mod. Each “virtual photo” took about 2-3 hours to recreate: Sheely had to pick out models, set up objects, tweak details, and position everything while looking through the stationary camera view in the game.
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Photos Recreating Famous Works of Art

Booooooom and Adobe have partnered up for a photo project and contest called “Remake“, which asks people to recreate famous works of art using photography.
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