Artist Yumi Okita creates gorgeous fabric sculptures of moths, butterflies, and other insects. She crafts the sculptures by hand out of a combination of fabric, fake fur, and feathers, with fine details added via embroidery and fabric paint. Okita sells her sculptures on her Etsy store.
photos via Yumi Okita
“Sea Chair” is a wordless short directed by Dutch filmmaker Juriaan Booij of Studio Swine that follows fishermen as they collected discarded plastic garbage from the ocean, which they melt down and fashion into a stool. The short was created to raise awareness of the growing concentration of plastic in the ocean, which is currently estimated to be around 46,000 pieces per square kilometer.
“Urban Isolation” is a short skateboarding film directed by filmmaker Russell Houghten set on completely empty streets and highways in Los Angeles. The short, which required some impressive special effects to clear out the customarily gridlocked streets of LA, scored the grand prize in RED Camera’s REDirect skateboard cinematography contest.
Cute 15-Month-Old Boy Gets a Crowd of 500 Kids to Follow His Cheerful Lead at Camp Rockmont in North Carolina
A cute 15-month-old boy, Luke Radbill, recently got a crowd of over 500 kids to follow his cheerful lead at Camp Rockmont in Black Mountain, North Carolina. The adorable video, taken by Radbill’s parents, shows the campers mimic Luke as he throws his hands up in the air and claps excitedly.
This is what happens when our son gets in front of a crowd.
Connecticut photographer Tony Northrup breaks down the advantages and disadvantages of raw and JPEG images — including file size, quality and when one option is preferred over the other — in a video from 2012.
A JPEG file tends to be about 3MB, whereas a raw file might be 25MB. The difference is important. The raw file is giving you way, way, way more data. In fact, it’s giving you every bit of data that the sensor captures.
ClockONE is a meter-wide minimalist digital wall clock created by Boston company Twelve24 with a thickness of four millimeters and year-long battery life — thanks its E Ink display, the same material used in the screens of most e-readers. The clock is available for pre-order now and will begin shipping in September 2014.
images via Twelve24