[CONCEPT] In his series "Space and Energy", Luca Zanier is documenting a hidden world which has nonetheless a huge impact on our lives: the nuclear plants and other facilities producing the energy we use every day.
Welcome to the Uncanny Valley! Luisa Whitton photographs the humanoids created by the Japanese robotics industry
[ROBOT UPRISING] "What About The Heart?" is an ongoing project documenting the development of humanoid robots currently led by the Japanese robotics industry. Through this research, Luisa Whitton is trying to understand "what does it mean to be human as technology progresses"
[GAME-INSPIRED] David Friedman just rediscovered the photographs he tool with his Game Boy Camera back in 2000. The black and white pictures are of course very pixelated but we can still recognize typical New York landmarks such as the Rockefeller Plaza, a Giacometti sculpture at the MoMA or yellow cabs.
[GAME-INSPIRED] In this photo series based on Grand Theft Auto V, Benoit Paillé overlays the real world with the virtual one. Scenes from the game appeared to be snapped by people holding a large variety of cameras.
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[DIGITALLY-INSPIRED] According to David Szauder, there is a parallel between the way human and digital memory work. His series "Failed Memories" illustrates this idea. The details we associate with a picture slowly vanish over time to be replaced by self-generated memories.
[CONCEPT] Instagram ventures IRL in this street art series created by Bruno Ribeiro. Carboard signs that look like an Instagram post, complete with the white frame, the user name, location and tags, were placed in several locations across London and Manchester.
[DIGITALLY-INSPIRED] Using digital photography, collage, 3D rendering and primitive 3D scanning technology, Mark Dorf made this series of photographs where natural landscapes and digital images coexist to create a striking contrast.
[WEIRD APP] This iPhone app lets you modify a picture of your choice by applying one of the 12 presets at your disposal. Modify the parameters, such as the mess or pixel density and you will get a unique piece of pixel art.
[CONCEPT] Specialized in capturing light, Patrick Rochon took on a new challenge by photographing three wakeboarders, Mike Dowdy, Adam Errington, and Dallas Friday, at night. The LED lights strapped to the boards shine in the dark and become solid rays of light when shot by Patrick Rochon.
[WEIRD APP] This new iOS app is "an exploration between photography and nostalgia." The pictures you snap with ThrowBack cannot be seen right away. You set the time of the "big reveal" yourself, from one month to five years.