50th Birthday Gifts Ireland: This is a recent framed caricature gift for a birthday. The subject is a keen photographer and won an RTE Weather photography competition which I included in the background. Also in the background are signposts with places she has visited. She’s a big reader hence the pile of books in the … Read more
This brought me to tears. It’s the work of Sergei Larenkov who has photoshopped images of modern St Petersburg (formerly Leningrad) taken from the same vantage as black and white shots of destroyed streets and dead bodies during the Second World War. It’s one of the most haunting series of images I’ve ever seen. Via … Read more
UPDATE: I found the above image on John Morgan‘s photostream on Flickr. I love it! This is the Flickr slideshow for this year’s Macnas Parade Apocolopolis. If you have any photos and you’d like me to post them here email them to me! Macnas Parade Slideshow on Flickr.
I just watched this TED talk with Blaise Aguera y Arcas on Photosynth, a powerful application in development that stitches thousands of photos together and extrapolates the position of the photographer, creating a virtual model of the area photographed (found on BizarroBlog). A written explanation doesn’t do it justice, you really should watch the demo. … Read more