Toy action figures you find at retail stores like Toy’r Us are, well, just toys. Unlike those coming from Hot Toys, they are designed to be played with (or should we say, ‘toyed’ with) by kids and sometimes, grown ups like myself. In other words, they are hardly worthy of collectors’ time. I guess we can blame it on its mass-produced, less-than-idea quality, but one Japanese Instagrammer, Hot.Kenobi, changed the way we look at these ‘toy-quality’ action figures. Continue reading These Toy Figures Photos Are The Best Thing To Happen To Plastic Toys
What you see here is a photo book of epic proportion, called Equation of Time, containing masterpieces of Australian landscape photographer Peter Lik. So, just how big is this photo book? Well, it measures an unprecedented 30.25 x 22.25 x 6.25 inches (roughly 76.8 x 56.5 x 15.9 centimeters) and weighs a very hefty 106 pounds (48 kilograms). Man, that’s like as heavy as a small frame person. I used to have this lady ex-colleague (a grown adult, of course) who weighed a mere 88 pounds (40 kilograms only! I kid you not. I Swear). So, I guess you could say this photo book is heavy than a person? Seriously, I simply can’t get over how enormous this book is. Really. Continue reading Veteran Photographer’s Photo Book Weighs As Much As A Small Person!
If the science behind photography stops you from picking up a proper camera and kneel in submission before a smartphone, then a new service called Relonch is here to help. First, it wants you take the bold step in using an actual camera without you actually owning one. How’s that going work, you ask? Well, the Palo Alto-based company will loan you camera and to ensure you won’t get dizzy and/or distracted by all the buttons on a typical shooter, the camera, which in this case is a Samsung NX, is all wrapped up in leather and leaving you with just two buttons for power and shutter. That’s it. You need to be bothered by how to set exposure, ISO or whatnot. Continue reading Relonch Is The Marriage Of Lo-fi And Digital Imaging, Less The Intricacies