It’s your paper crane with a cause, your paper parasol with relevance. See how one Japanese artist took the traditional art of paper folding to a whole new level.
In the attempt to address the threat of pollution to the animals living in Japan’s coastal areas, Takayuki Hori created origami versions of these animals. He used transparent sheets, with the animals’ skeletons printed on, creating an X-ray effect. Images of discarded manmade objects are also on some of the paper, as if swallowed by the unfortunate creatures.
Equal parts beautiful and moving, Hori’s work is worthy of the Mitsubishi Chemical Junior Designer Award, which it received a few months back.
We can all come up with all sorts of useful ways to utilize bubble wrap, but not everyone would instantly think of using it as a medium to create art - just like how New York-based artist Bradley Hart had!
Have you ever wished that you could just extend the view of your camera to perfectly capture what you see through your viewfinder? See how an artist does exactly just that with this series of sketches based on old photographs.
Juxtapose visions of Tokyo at night with the Petzval's bokeh, and you get pure magic. From a traditional Japanese hearth to busy Tokyo streets, Mance Thompson captured it all with the new Petzval lens and a star-shaped aperture plate, weaving magic into otherwise ordinary everyday scenes.
Just how amazing is the New Russar+ Lens? Recently, our friends took it out for a ride and we were captivated with what they came up with - a super-cool time lapse video with eye-popping colors and crystal-clear details, they come to life! See for yourself; check out the video after the cut!
We asked some of New York’s hottest designers to lend their talent in designing some of our La Sardina DIY cameras, and we are very excited to share with you, Brittany Schall. Brittany likes to ponder on the social, psychological, and cultural aspects of the effect of appearance on one's identity through her realistic drawings of hair. Join us on a journey through self and ponder on how you identify with your hair.
Peeling off emulsion lifts from your instant prints is like seeing a whole new picture appear before your very eyes. It is familiar but vaguely different at the same time. We talked about this and more with photographer Tanja Deuss in a quick interview. Check out what she has to say after the cut.
Lubitel for lovers+. You're probably wondering, "Why is there a '+'?" It's to describe and expand a whole new definition of the Lubitel - in this case, this camera is not only for lovers literally, but also for anyone who loves to shoot portraits, street scenes, objects, and the skies. Do you love to take photos of your lover, your dear friend, your lovely family, your pet, or at the streets? This camera can be used in ALL situations. You can shoot everything that you love with it!
As the cultural landscape around the world was thrown into turmoil during the industrial revolution, and with a chasm erupting between adults and youth, the concept of a new generation took shape. Hence, 'teenagers,' a new idea of youth, was born. Give us your best shots of the teenage spirit, and the struggle to be who you really are for a chance to win the prizes of a lifetime!