Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category

Adam Voorhes – Texas Mental Hospital Brains


Good friend and great Austin based photographer, Adam Voorhes, has released some photographs from his project photographing malformed human brains. They are part of a collection of human brains collected by the Texas State Mental Hospital about 4 decades ago. Check out the series as well as the explanation Adam did after the jump.

Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek

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I have been seeing HTML5 used in increasingly interesting ways recently for the purpose of storytelling. The New York Times’ new piece titled Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek does just that and is simply amazing. Using parallax design, it blends photography, flyovers, and animations to push long-form journalism in hopefully the direction that more stories will go.

The Hive Minder for WIRED Magazine

Vaughn Bryant for WIRED Magazine

If you happen to pick up a copy of the August issue of WIRED Magazine flip through to the Alpha Geek feature where you’ll see some new work I shot for them. The story covers the work of Professor Vaughn Bryant who helps organizations track the true source of their honey based on the pollen contents found inside. In other words, he’s a forensic botanist. If you happen to be on an iPad, the Newsstand version of the magazine has a couple of extra photos to flip through as well. See some of them after the jump.

Water Falls

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I was going to try to explain this video, but decided that I can’t, so won’t try. It was directed by Kevin Parry and shot by Andrea Nesbitt for Kalle Mattson. When you’re done watching the video, check out the cool animated gif gallery of the effects they created here.

From Love To Bingo


I’m floored by this video produced by BBDO Brazil and director Cisma for Getty Images. It is comprised of over 800 unrelated Getty Images, and tells a story from “Love to Bingo”. Check it out after the jump and be as amazed as I am.

Note Cards

Vaquero y’all.

Let’s jump rope!

The internet, it’s open.

Not your typical Walgreen’s pharmacy.

It’s called the spoon prank, and it is hilarious.

Brine Icicles don’t mess around. They’re killer.

Would you ride a giant spoke-less ferris wheel?

Stop annoying your neighbors with these cheap soundproofing techniques.

One of our favorite Austin spots receives FFFest praise for their “Slayer Dog”

One used time traveling DeLorean for sale. $600,000 OBO.

How good at Kerning are you? Why not test yourself?

It’s October, so why not celebrate with some Dia De Los Modernists posters?

While we’re talkin’ food, how about a pencil sharpener that dispenses parmesan pencil shavings? Yum!

Need to peel an entire head of garlic in under 10 seconds? Do it with two bowls.

This is the kinda Garden Gnome that lets people know you mean business.

Darth Vader blows some hot air.

You really need to be following Adam Garcia’s sketchbook blog.

That’s a really cool fountain. I want that in my yard.

Hey Portland! Cheat Local!

Marty McFly and Doc Brown have a backstory finally.

It’s the cartoon color wheel.

What if Charles Schulz wrote Jaws?

If there’s anything you learn from this, it’s that you shouldn’t get a discount taxidermist.

Not that you don’t already, but keep in mind that chain emails are bad.