[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.
[CONCEPT] This new photo editing interface lets you use voice control to perform modifications on your pictures. Conceived for the increasingly popular mobile devices, PixelTone combines speech and direct manipulation for a more precise execution.
[GAME-INSPIRED] Models shot from above become the characters of a 2D video game set in the streets of Hong Kong. The colorful road markings of the Chinese city perfectly recreate IRL the levels of a game.
[DIGITALLY-INSPIRED] Celestial bodies come out from the darkness of space. Their different colors and patterns seem to express the diversity of planets found in the universe. This is what you want to see, but Christopher Jonassen's photographs are way more down to earth.
[DIGITALLY-INSPIRED] Embroideries sewn directly on sections of the photographs give the pictures a brand new aspect. The stitches respect the colors of the part it is covering thus creating a blurry spot made of pixels.
[WEIRD APP] You are finally going to be able to find out what is behind each Instagram picture. A search on "The Beat" shows you images with the same tag as well as the Google Street View of the location the photograph was posted from.
[DIGITALLY-INSPIRED] Between two battles to control the galaxy, Star Wars characters are just like us, they have a family and, of course, take a lot of pictures. Berk Senturk's photomontages give us a glimpse into the every day life of C3PO, Darth Vader or Boba Feet.
[DIGITALLY-INSPIRED] Explosions of color pigments are captured by the sharp eye of Fabian Oefner. Music going through a speaker covered in plastic foil makes the pigments "dance" in the air. It is this very brief moment that interests Oefner.
[DIGITALLY-INSPIRED] Black and white sublimes the geometry of these close ups of contemporary constructions. We lose our bearings to the point that the imposing architecture becomes an abstract landscape.
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[CONCEPT] A tiny projector for your favorite Instagram pictures. Pick your 9 favorites photographs on the dedicated website. The digital images will then be transferred and developed on a 35mm Kodak Film shaped as a wheel.
[GAME-INSPIRED] Wandering in a small mining town in Arizona, Thomas Schultz came across a garage containing old arcade cabinets. Star Wars or Zaxxon, these popular games from the past are now covered in dust.
[DIGITALLY-INSPIRED] Clément Briend uses projections to show the imaginary side hidden in everyday reality. Deities appear on the trees of Phnom Penh, sign of the spirituality which is at the core of the Cambodian culture.