Photographers have been exposing negatives to corrosive chemicals for ages, but as far we know, Seung-Hwan Oh is the first to use live bacteria in his experiments.

Using homegrown cultures that feed on the light-sensitive chemicals you use to develop film, Seung-Hwan Oh ends up with these distorted photos that are strangely beautiful.

Live Bacteria Cultures Used to Corrode Film Negatives

via Beautiful Decay

Weekend DIY: Print your photos onto fabric using the power of the sun!

Inko Photo Fabric Dye kits make it easy.

Dress Yourself in Photos

 

Each year, the UK’s Royal Observatory in Greenwich hosts one of the best astrophotography competitions around, accepting submissions from scientists and amateur photographers from across the globe.

Yesterday, they posted the jaw-dropping images that won out of last year’s 15,000 entries.

Take a Look at Some of the Best Astrophotography From 2014

via Ars Technica

Waiting in line to get your #iPhone 6? (Or, wish you were)?

Visit whatshouldidowithmyoldphone.com to figure out what do do with that iPhone 5 that’s weeping silently in your pocket.

What To Do With Your Old iPhone

Waiting in line to get your #iPhone 6? (Or, wish you were)?

Visit whatshouldidowithmyoldphone.com to figure out what do do with that iPhone 5 that’s weeping silently in your pocket.

What To Do With Your Old iPhone

The recently released iPhone 6 and 6 Plus include a ton of camera updates, but are they worth the upgrade?

The Verge sent a photographer to Iceland to put the iPhone’s new camera specs to the test, while also comparing it to previous models like the 5s.

The iPhone 6’s Camera Updates Tested in Iceland’s Gorgeous Landscape

Oh, we’ve also got 6 real live ideas for what to do with your old phone. 

Use it to get cash money or warm fuzzies and more. 

6 Things You Can Do With Your Old Phone


 

Oh, we’ve also got 6 real live ideas for what to do with your old phone.

Use it to get cash money or warm fuzzies and more.

6 Things You Can Do With Your Old Phone

 

Growing up in places like Papua New Guinea and rural Australia, photographer Leila Jeffreys has always been surrounded by wildlife, with a particular interest in birds.

For the past few years, Leila documented the birds of prey in Australia with a medium format camera, giving her photos this stunning level of detail.

Documenting Australia’s Magnificent Birds of Prey

via Colossal

What are you going to do with your old iPhone? We have some ideas… Some really good* ideas!

Visit WhatShouldIDoWithMyOldPhone.com 
 

*There may be goats involved.

What are you going to do with your old iPhone? We have some ideas… Some really good* ideas!

Visit WhatShouldIDoWithMyOldPhone.com

*There may be goats involved.

Before the days of digital, it was common for companies to produce these delightfully corny novelty cameras as promotional items, even if they took terrible photos.

Authors Christopher Salyers and Buzz Poole teamed up on a new book entitled Camera Crazy that chronicles some of the most iconic novelty cameras made over the years.

Camera Crazy Documents Famous Novelty Cameras From the Past

via The Guardian

Back in the 1970s, lumber companies hired reforestation teams to replant trees in areas that had been decimated by logging.

Nahanni Arntzen’s parents worked in one of these camps, and her father captured over 500 Kodachrome photographs of the experience. Currently, she’s seeking funding on Kickstarter to publish a book of these unseen beauties!

Kodachrome Photos Taken by 1970s Reforestation Teams

via Cool Hunting

In the South American country of Bolivia, the Salar de Uyuni salt flat stretches for over 4,000 square miles, making it the largest in the world.

Captivated by the area for years, Japanese photographer Asako Shimizu made her way there in 2006, and captured the unique way in which the sky is reflected on the ground.

The Remarkable Landscape of the Largest Salt Flat in the World

via Slate

While he works as an editor of a food magazine by day, Brazilian creative Rafael Mantesso also maintains a heartwarming Instagram featuring his adorable Bull Terrier.

Rafael photographs his pup against a myriad of simple and hilarious backdrops that he illustrates himself.

It’s Impossible to Look at This Instagram Without Smiling

via Another Mag

Color your world one photograph at a time using rainbow flash filters.

It’s easier than it looks!

Follow the Light and Our Guide to Light Painting

 

Aside from being a prolific writer, Ernest Hemingway was also quite the cat lover. Unlike your average house cat, Hemingway’s feline friend actually had 6 toes!

Photographer Henry Hargreaves traveled to Hemingway’s home-turned-museum in Key West, Florida to photograph the descendants, all of which are named after celebrities in Hemingway’s time.

Portraits of the Descendants of Hemingway’s 6-Toed Cats

via Design Taxi

Pre-ordering an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus? 

Why not pick up some photo gear to bring your new baby home to? 

We’ve got lot’s of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus compatible gear in the shop. 

iPhone 6 Gear for Everyone!


 

Pre-ordering an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus?

Why not pick up some photo gear to bring your new baby home to?

We’ve got lot’s of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus compatible gear in the shop.

iPhone 6 Gear for Everyone!