Monthly Archives: December 2013

100 Most Important Cameras in History

If you didn’t get exactly what you wanted for the holidays, here’s a treat you can order for yourself: A Visual Compendium of Cameras poster, from Pop Chart Lab. You can get an 18″ x 24″ print on 100 lb. archival recycled stock, signed and numbered, for $28.   A meticulously illustrated catalog of 100 landmark cameras, culled […]

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Snapheal Deal

From now through January 7, 2014 you can get Snapheal, a photo editing application for Mac OS X 10.7 and later for free. The deal is part of a Holiday Freebie promotion by Macappware. Once you have liked or followed Macappware on Facebook, Twitter, or G+, and “shared the word” via one of those platforms, you […]

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TypeTalk – U&lc Magazine Retrospective: Reinventing Tables of Contents

The 1950’s were the gateway to a brave, new world in typography ushered in by the leap from metal typesetting to photocomposition. These were ground-breaking and transitional times in the history of typography and design due to changes in technology that allowed for total control (and increased speed) over the setting of type, which in […]

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Create Amazing Computer-Generated Art With Amberlight

Amberlight is an app for Windows and Mac from Escape Motions (makers of Flame Painter) that you can use to create stunning images by manipulating fields of digital particles. You can use Amberlight to add special effects to photos, or create interesting background images for presentations, project covers, and more. Here’s a sampling of the kinds of […]

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Hand Blown Glass Photography

Some of the most interesting expressions of creativity can come from the combination of seemingly unrelated art forms. Case in point: a Kickstarter project by San Francisco artist Emma Howell, whose idea is to combine wet plate collodion ambrotypes (think: Matthew Brady Civil War era photography) and glass blowing. Here, the photographic “plates” can actually […]

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