How have travel photos changed over time? Hoppa looks at photos taken from the time people used the Kodak No.1 Box Camera in the 1880s to take staged group pictures up until the time of today's Instagram selfie shots of feet pointing at the beach.
Abandoned America [via] is a sprawling collection of places to explore, organized into neat galleries and themes (churches, schools, misc.) There's a podcast and a patreon to follow, offering higher-res shots and other benefits. Prints are available, too—everything is the work of Matthew Christopher, an urban explorer smart enough to keep the tricks of the… READ THE REST
Leitz Photographica Auction is celebrating 20 years of the house with a magnificent collection of Leitz/Leica rarities on the block. The "40th Leitz Photographica Auction" takes place on June 11 in Wetzlar, Germany and, of course, online. Dig the 1950s Leica display above "in suede finish on cardboard and metal holder," estimated to sell for… READ THE REST
UK-based photographer Barry Webb recently published a collection of slime mold images that capture the strange organisms at various stages of their mindboggling lives — and wow, they're pretty incredible. As he explains in his artist statement: I discovered my first Slime Mould in October 2019. Neither fungi nor plant, it's a Myxomycetes. These organisms… READ THE REST
Maybe you're stuck on what to buy the kid who has everything, or you'd like to get somebody an incredibly unique gift. Don't bother buying yet another Lego set, doll, or video game for them. Instead, you can get them a toy that allows them to, well, just keep creating more toys! Of course, we're talking… READ THE REST
From your daughter's first trip to Disneyland to that epic fried chicken dish your favorite restaurant served you last weekend, you like to capture every precious moment of your life on your phone. And when you combine all those photos with the many different files you've saved on your devices, you've got a pretty hefty amount of data on… READ THE REST
For years coffee experts have recommended pourover as the best way to make coffee at home. But now, thanks to an ingenious design that was recently perfected, the traditional pourover has some serious competition. If you're the kind of person who thinks life is too short for bad coffee, say hello to the all-new VacOne… READ THE REST