When Addison Logan, 13, opened an old Polaroid camera he bought at a garage sale, he and his grandmother got a big surprise: a picture of her son -- his uncle -- who died 23 years ago. The person with him is possibly a high school girlfriend. (Matt Pearce, For The Times / May 27, 2012) Polaroid Photos, Eerie Development, Years Ago, Polaroid Yield, Yield Eerie, Polaroid Cameras, Garages Sales, 13 Years, Old Cameras
Portland, Oregon-based artist Cari Vander Yacht scans vintage photos from thrift stores and converts them into these hilarious GIFS. Cari writes, “At a certain point, one must justify their creepy acquisition of other people’s pasts. Either you make up stories about how you’re related to the people in the pictures or you animate them.”
James Guerin constructed one of the most fascinating pinhole cameras you’ll ever see. What makes the camera different is that it’s actually 25 individual pinhole cameras sharing one shutter. Intrigued? James posted a construction guide so you can make your own. The majority of the camera’s components can be sourced from a single shoebox.
Photographer Abelardo Morell creates the images by turning entire rooms into camera obscuras.