This Thursday’s throwback is all about the off-beat and the unusual innovations from the late 1940s and beyond!
At the rate that technology is advancing these days, seeing photos of inventions and technological trends from the earlier part of the century gives us the slight feeling of disbelief and surrealness. In fact, this article by the Business Insider that we recently stumbled upon is a proof of that.
While you could say that some of these inventions are early prototypes of gadgets and services that are pretty much the norm today, the others are pretty far out and silly! Here are some of our favorites:
What do you guys think? You can view the whole gallery here.
Artists always often take inspiration from other sources, and even Nolan is no exception to this. The newest film from Christopher Nolan is filled bountiful references from photographs archived from the military. In this video, both film scene and photograph are compared.
In the heydays of the 20th century, photographers Gérard Ifert, William Klein, and Wojciech Zamecznik invented a new sort and dimension of photography in the 50's and 60's. Taking lessons from abstract art, photography became capable of modernist, graphic surrealism with the camera.
The speed of sound is being studied through three music genres found in the late 20th century. From the late 1960s to today, this show takes us back to the different eras and phases of music history and genre.
After the Second World War, society learned that there are many things needed to be changed by the way authorities run their businesses -- from employers, high society, and politicians. This the incomplete history of protest, from the 1940's to now in art and photographs.
Photo Plus is the dominating force of Photo expos in North America. Showcasing mainly gear and new innovations in Photography, Video, Lighting, Audio, etc., the expo’s focus is to bring attention to how to make your photo better using equipment rather than emphasis on the result itself.
Ian Hobson is a UK based photographer who specialises in light painting. He uses a variety of equipment and unusual techniques to create fabulous effects. He talked to us about using the Neptune Convertible art Lens System.
We could write endlessly what makes India so beautiful and different from all the other countries you've ever been to. But this time, we will let Souleyman's Messalti stunning photographs to do all the work.
We've finally nailed down the basic colors from primary to secondary; now it's time to study other colors, hybrids, and palettes that make this world more complex and non-binary. We run in gradients, and such is the sky and its twilight wedge.
Fashion is cyclical, and just when we thought we're all ready to burn those bell bottoms and floral tops, fashion has its way trends back from the dead. In the images of Nick Dewolf, 70's fashion couldn't be any more pulled off by the Boston youth.
The '90s was a memorable, incredible decade. Apart from the founding of Lomography and the community, there were other fads and pop culture icons that made noise, forever etching in the minds of many... and the 90's was the decade of video games and the great console wars.