Taking photography to a whole new level are Mick Farrell and Cliff Haynes, who created a homemade box camera made of 32,000 drinking straws called the Straw Camera. Dotted and fragmented photographs that date back to the pointillism movement.The Straw Camera takes photographs from a multipoint perspective as each drinking straw collects light and records the image in a photosensitive material.
Explaining his technique, he said, "First of all, you have to have a bad camera", and, "If you want to be famous, you must do something more badly than anybody in the entire world." began as an artist who primarily painted and drew.
However, when private property was nationalised during the communist regime, he was evicted from his studio and made homeless. He remained fiercely independent for the rest of his life and lived very much as a recluse.
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This might look like a pile of garbage, but it’s actually one of the homemade camera used by photographer Miroslav Tichý from the 1960s until 1985.
They put every US Geological Survey (USGS) topographical map from across the United States on one easy-to-navigate site and made them easy to print out at home.
Jane Seo, a professional food blogger, dashed through the finish line to clinch the Fort Lauderdale Half Marathon in an outstanding 1 hour and 21 minutes back on Feb 19th, beating thousands to win the 2nd place with an impressive -per-mile pace.
Even when his work began to earn him recognition later in life he did not attend exhibitions honouring him.
“Tichý managed to give this banality a feeling of exceptionality and rarity," says Radek Horacek, director of the Brno House of Arts in the Czech Republic.
For his enlarger, he used sheets of metal, two fence slats, a light bulb, and a tin can.