Posts Tagged ‘strange’

Watch This Bizarre ‘Everything is Awesome’ Parody by Gannett Executives

America’s largest newspaper publisher has laid off a large number of employees in recent days, but things appear to be quite rosy at the top. An internal team-building video has surfaced that’s raising quite a few eyebrows: it’s a parody of the LEGO Movie song “Everything is Awesome,” featuring company CEO Gracia Martore as the band leader.

Jim Romenesko got his hands on the clip, which you can watch above.
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Photographer Shaves Off Half His Beard for a Series of Surreal Self-Portraits

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After spending four months growing out an impressive beard, photographer Adriano Alarcon decided to use his facial hair — well, half of it, anyway — for a series of surreal portraits. He shaved off just one side of the beard and filled in the gap with all kinds of strange things.
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Future Camera Bag Essential: Night Vision Eyedrops?

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If you’re a photographer who often shoots in very dark environments, would you want night vision eyedrops to help you see better without artificial illumination? It sounds like science fiction, but we’re actually getting closer to having it be possible as an item for camera bags.

A team of “biohackers” have announced that they’ve figured out how to enhance human night vision by dripping a chemical onto eyeballs.
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Street Photographs Captured with a Pinhole Camera Strapped to the Face

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Some street photographers like to operate stealthily, while others are bold and confrontational. Very few will look as strange as Nicholas Williams to the people they photograph. The Ann Arbor, Michican-based artist visited New York City last year and shot a series of photos using a strange-looking pinhole camera that he strapped to his face with twine.
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NASA Creates Movie Parody Posters Featuring Its ISS Expedition Astronauts

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The image above may look like a poster for the upcoming Star Wars movie, but it’s actually a portrait NASA just released of its Expedition 45 crew. It’s a long-standing tradition of the space agency for its crews to pose for a wacky photo shoot for posters that are often parodies of popular Hollywood movies.
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This is What You Get When You Fire a Camera Flash Inside Someone’s Mouth

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Here’s a strange portrait showing what you get when you fire an off-camera flash that’s shoved into your subject’s mouth. Certain parts of the human face are more translucent than others, resulting in a creepy skull-like appearance.

24-year-old Belgian visual artist Stijn Eeckhout tell us he shot the photo after he was curious about what the effect would look like.
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Contest Copyright Controversy a Crazy Coincidence

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Here’s one of the stranger copyright controversies we’ve come across. It all started with a photo contest and an accusation of copyright infringement.
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This Vietnamese Photographer Has Strange Ways of Framing His Shots

22-year-old Vietnamese photographer Nguyen Dinh An is making headlines in his country. The attention isn’t for his photographs, but for the bizarre way in which he captures those photos. As the video above shows, Nguyen turns framing his pictures into something of a performance art.
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Photographers: Be Careful Not to Tag the Wrong Santa Claus in Your Facebook Photos

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Here’s a note caution: when tagging Santa Claus in your Facebook photos, make sure you tag the right one.

Photographer Brian Matus had a strange experience this past weekend after tagging Santa in three of his holiday photographs. He tells us that shortly after doing so, he received a “legal notice” in his Facebook inbox.
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Japanese Travel Agency Offers a Solo Wedding Photo Shoot That Singles Can Experience

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Want to have your own wedding photos without having an actual wedding? Apparently some people do. A Japanese travel agency called Cerca Travel has started offering a strange package this past year called the “Kyoto Solo Wedding.” It’s a two-day experience centered on a fake wedding shoot that’s designed to pamper women and boost their self esteem.
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