Ads Vs Reality – How They Make Food, Hotels And Models Look Gorgeous

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Ever wondered why your McDonald's burger never looks as juicy as the one in the ads? What about hotels that look fabulous in pictures but not quite as much once you're there? It's all about perception vs deception when it comes to advertising. Product photography is as crucial as any other factor in increasing sales - be it clothing, food, hospitality or the … [Read more...]

14 Mind-Boggling Photo Manipulations That Will Leave You Amazed

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A wild imagination coupled with phenomenal image-editing skills makes for a killer combo. That's the story of Swedish photographer and retouch artist Erik Johansson who creates impossible-looking images that seem incredibly real because of the finesse with which they are manipulated. Erik's work is a benchmark in terms of photo-retouching and he has been a … [Read more...]

The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos You Have Ever Seen

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If anyone who owns a camera is a photographer, then everyone who owns a frying pan is a chef. The art of photography is not about pushing a button on an expensive SLR. It's about honing your craft and capturing that perfect moment which, as they say, is worth more than a thousand words. … [Read more...]

33 Famous Movie Stills Broken Down Into 7-Color Palettes

33 Famous Movie Stills Broken Down Into 7-Color Palettes

Movies In Color is a fascinating project by LA-based designer Roxy Radulescu. She derives light, medium and dark color palettes from movie stills and merges them into a 21-color spectrum. The idea came to her while watching Skyfall (2012) when she was intrigued by the cinematography of the film. After creating a color palette for the movie she decided to … [Read more...]

The World’s First 3D Printing Photo Booth

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‘Omote’ and ‘Shashin Kan’ are Japanese for ‘front’ and ‘photo-booth’ respectively. No, this isn’t a language training exercise. Just some info you might be interested in after we tell you that Japanese creative agency PARTY has created the world’s first 3D printing booth called OMOTE 3D SHASHIN KAN. … [Read more...]

10 Great Landscape Photos That Are Actually Small Scale Models

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New Jersey-based diorama artist Matthew Albanese creates fascinating landscape photos out of meticulously detailed small scale models. Clever photography techniques involving scale, depth of field and lighting combined with innovative use of various materials help create these breathtaking images. … [Read more...]