Archive for ‘Photo Fun’

September 10, 2012

A Teenager Buys a £30 Used Point-and-Click Camera, Captures Views of the Earth from Space

A £30 Canon PowerShot A570 bought on eBay by a 19 year old British engineering student captured some NASA-worthy dramatic views of the Earth’s curvature from the height of 110,210 ft (33,592m).

According to The Telegraph, the space photography feat was achieved within 40 hours on a £200 budget.

July 24, 2012

David Beckham Pops up at the Support TeamGB Photobooth

Who says photo booths are the thing of the past? They are fun and cool, especially if you can encounter a celebrity in them.  David Beckham brought some happy moments into his fans’ lives when he stepped into their photo-booth at Westfield Stratford City in London while they thought they were posing to support TeamGB at the Olympics.<br><br>

October 30, 2011

Happy Halloween from Mr. Card – an Overly Enthusiastic Nikon DSLR Fan

We love Halloween mostly for the unbridled self-expression that it bring out. We even compete at who takes more photos of outrageous costumes when we post them on Facebook. And every year you stumble upon a costume that you don’t know how to comment on. This year our award for the most puzzling costume goes to Mr. Card.

With so many options people go for this Halloween, Mr. Card chose to devise a Nikon D3 DSLR Halloween costume that actually takes real digital photos.

If you making a mental note to make such a costume next year, here is an instructional video.  After all, given that taking photos is a form of socializing there is a good change Mr. Card was very popular this weekend.

August 31, 2011

How We Survived Hurricane Irene – In Pictures

Those of us deserted in the New York City by friends and family who rushed to the suburbs for safety, spent most of our hurricane weekend on the phone reporting that everything was fine.  Now, as the deserters were struggling to get back to the city, we decided not to disappoint them and tell them how it really was.

Getting ready for the big wave

No one was safe

After the storm

July 9, 2011

Papercraft Celebrates Retro Photo Cameras

These 100% recyclable retro cameras are for keeps. Each device is cut by hand utilizing sustainable paper, and even the smallest “waste” scraps are re-used to form some of the smallest detailed components.

The photo camera and the Polroid were crafted by design studio Zim and Zou based in Nancy, France, and there is more colorful retro electronic devices made of paper to admire.

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January 9, 2011

How-To – Rocking Your Facebook Profile

This is a funny how-to video on taking better pictures of yourself if you want a cool Facebook profile. Our professional advice: taking pictures of yourself is always a bad idea unless you are using a timer. For better results, ask a friend to take pictures of you. You need an immediate feedback on your attempted cool posing.

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December 3, 2010

Bringing Glamour to the Masses – This Holiday Season & Always

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May 13, 2009

I Can Get No Photo Satisfaction:-)

Hoping this never happens to you…
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