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City as Canvas/MCNY

Monday, February 17th, 2014

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Stopped by the ‘City as Canvas’/Martin Wong Collection at the Museum of the City of New York. Great show that featured the work of legends like Dondi, Futura, Lady Pink and Keith Haring. A good one room show, but Martin Wong’s collection is supposedly deep, would have loved to have seen more.

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It’s About Time: Site Update

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

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Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be twerking, tweaking, spelunking and updating our site.  Things might get loopy, but we think it’ll be well worth it.  FV

City As Canvas/Martin Wong Collection

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

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Opening February 4, 2014 at the Museum of the City of New York, ‘City as Canvas’, a first time exhibition of the Martin Wong’s expansive collection.

Batman’s Texas Roadtrip – Rémi Noël

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

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Seeking to get away from it all, Batman hits the road, shot by Remi Noel.

New Impossible Project Instant Films for Polaroid Cameras

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

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The Impossible Project has been busy this winter with the release of the Instant Lab and continued advancements with their instant films for Polaroid SX-70 and 600 Type Cameras.  The new Impossible film develops faster, and produces sharper images with more radiant colors.  They’re all in stock and ship for free!

 

 

Instagram: Four to Follow

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

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Kate Moss x Marc Jacobs x Playboy x amFar T Shirt

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

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Kate Moss, Marc Jacobs, Playboy and amFAR have teamed up to produce this t shirt which raises funds for amFAR, and commemorates Kate’s 60th anniversary cover for Playboy, shot by fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.  The shirt’s available for pre-order here.  Proving that you can give and get.

Perfect for the Holidays

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

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This holiday season, you maybe off the grid, more likely in line waiting for delayed flights or doorbuster fights, but you’ll never be offline with Incipio’s offGRID Pro Backup Battery Case and Charger for Apple’s iPhone 5 or 5S.  Two extra-slim, interchangeable batteries provide a combined 4000mAh of portable power for an additional 20 hours of talk time and over 100 hours of audio.

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Urbanears Plattan x Pendleton Headphones

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

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Developed in conjunction with Pendleton, the Urbanears Plattan Pendleton® Edition, utilizes Pendleton’s iconic, lightweight and durable wool .  A classic fabric which is instantly recognizable  and has defined American Western style for 150 years.  The Plattan Pendleton® Edition features a unique pattern which is inspired by Native American blankets and textiles.  Dropping in November.

 

Instagram: Four to Follow

Monday, October 14th, 2013

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Baggu Basic Leather Tote Bag – Back in Stock!

Friday, October 11th, 2013

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Nobody does basics better than Baggu, so we’re stoked to have their Basic Leather Tote Bag back in stock.  Available now in Black, Brown, Mahogany and Midnight Suede.

Various Keytags by Various Projects

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

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Sometimes it’s difficult to remember which key is which.  Various Keytags by Various Projects is a great solution that helps you keep your fantasy life keys separate from your first wife keys.

Banksy, Better Out Than In – NYC Residency

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

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October marks the beginning of Banksy’s month long residency in New York, and the show that’s been entitled, ‘Better Out Than In’.  Popping up throughout the city, so be on the look out for street art with a healthy dose of British cheekiness.  It’s only been the second day, but it looks like he/they could be creating a piece a day.  31 new street art pieces for NYC?  Keep track at www.banksyny.com.

Instagram: Four to Follow

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

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Four more to keep at the fore from Instagram.

Test Shots with the Impossible Project Instant Lab

Monday, August 26th, 2013

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Almost a year ago the Impossible Project debuted the Instant Lab on Kickstarter. We saw it and couldn’t throw our credit card at the screen quick enough. Initially promised for February, delivery was delayed as is often the case when going from prototype to mass production. Our Instant Lab arrived on Friday, here are some sample shots.

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We haven’t bothered to read the instructions (“Christmas in August” anyone?) but are stoked so far. The iOS app interface is clean and doesn’t get in your way. All of our prints were on Impossible PX 680, looking forward to tweaking exposure times, film types and finally reading the instruction manual.

An Afternoon with Crumpler via Carryology

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Carryology recently sat down with Crumpler‘s design team at their offices in Melbourne, Australia and produced a great video with brand director, Sam Davy, product developer Kaine Whiteway and product designer Janis Lacey. Capturing a low key chat about the origins of Crumpler, and the ethos that drives the brand to create such well made backpacks and bags.

Crumpler Tondo Outpost Backpacks and Karachi Outpost Camera Backpacks are now in stock, and ship for free via USPS Priority Mail within the USA.

We’ll be adding more Crumpler Outpost Backpacks in a minute.  Stay tuned!

Urbanears Fall/Winter 2013 Colorways

Monday, August 19th, 2013

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For Fall/Winter 2013, Urbanears refreshes their line up with a trio of new colors:  Cobalt, Lilac and Clover.  Colors that stand out, but in a subtle way.  The F/W 2013 Urbanears headphone collection (Zinken, Plattan and Bagis) will be in stock soon.

Andrew Hutchinson

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

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Impossible Project PX70 Film.  Photo by Andrew Hutchinson/Lightingbug1.

Lomography Petzval Portrait Lens

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

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Not content with keeping 20th century film photography alive, Lomography has gone back to the 19th century to resuscitate the Petzval Lens.

Lomography has taken this project to Kickstarter to aid in the development of the lens.  The brass lens will be made by Zenit in Russia with a 85mm focal length, and maximum aperture of f/2.2, the lens will work with both Nikon F and Canon EF lens mounts, and in still and video modes.

 

 

 

Instagram: Four to Follow

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

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Summer

Saturday, July 6th, 2013

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Just once.

via Andrew Kudwa

Liu Bolin Disappearing in Place – New York Times Photo Essay

Monday, July 1st, 2013

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Great photo essay that captures one of Liu Bolin’s most recent projects at 5Pointz Graffiti/Aerosol Arts Center in Queens.

via The New York Times

Odd Future and Incase iPhone 5 Cases

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

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Going nuts over these donuts! Odd Future and Incase’s collaboration on iPhone 5 Slider Cases is a celebration of the new Hodgy Beats album and OFGWKTA special brand of mayhem. Incase’s Slider Case provides all around protection with easy access to your 5s ports and buttons. Dropping soonish.

Lomography Konstruktor DIY 35MM SLR Camera

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Perfect for a weekend and some downtime, Lomography’s Konkstruktor DIY Camera is the world’s first 35mm SLR do-it-yourself camera. With a few clicks and screws, you’re about an hour away from building your own camera.

It’s got a top-down viewfinder, multiple exposure function, tripod screw for long exposures, and a detachable 50mm f/10 lens (we can see more lenses in the future).

Urbanears Scratch Poster

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Urbanears Scratch Poster takes the love of vinyl and scratching to the masses! Ok maybe just the masses of Copenhagen.  The interactive analog sound poster was recently plastered around Copenhagen and continues Urbanears assault on mobile mixing.  And extends the idea of the Slussen that you can get in the mix anywhere.

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New iPhone 5 Snap and Slider Cases from Incase

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

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A quick preview of some new iPhone 5 cases that will be dropping this summer from Incase.

Olloclip’s iPhone App Helps to Create Distortion Free Photos

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

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Olloclip has just released the Olloclip app which corrects the optical distortion that the 3 in 1 lens system (fisheye, wide-angle and macro lenses) can make when you take a photo.

The app also makes it simpler to take photos by manually controlling the exposure and focus.  The app is free on iTunes and works with both the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5 versions of the Olloclip.

Recycled Robots by Javier Arcos Pitarque

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

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Clever recycled robots from Javier Arcos Pitarque.

Like the way he remixed the Lomo Diana F+ Buttercup Camera and the LomoKino Movie Camera.

Via ianclaridge.net.

Instagram: Four to Follow

Monday, May 20th, 2013

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JR x Jose Parla in New York

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

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JR and Jose Parla have remixed their ‘Wrinkles in the City/Havana” work for New York. It’s on 24th street and 10th avenue, right next to the Highline, open all day, every day. Check it.

JR x Inside Out: The People’s Art Project Trailer

Friday, April 19th, 2013

We’ve been fans of JR and his Inside Out art project since checking it out at the Centre Pompidou in Paris in 2011.

“Inside Out” is a documentary that tracks JR as he takes the concept around the world, it premiers at the Tribeca Film Festival this weekend, and drops on HBO on Monday, May 20th at 9pm ET/PT. Check the trailer!

Instagram: Four to Follow

Monday, April 15th, 2013

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Michael Wolf – Architecture of Density

Monday, April 8th, 2013

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Monday’s can be soul-crushing.  Hope the view from your office/apt window is more inspiring than this one.

Photo by Michael Wolf, Architecture of Density.

Incase Dune Metric Camo DSLR Pro Pack and Sling

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

incase-dslr-sling-pro-dune-metric-camo-backpack-packFor Spring 2013 Incase has developed a unique camo pattern, dune metric camo, for their most popular packs and bags.

The Campus Pack, DSLR Sling Pack, and DSLR Pro Pack now feature this custom made camo fabric in a durable twill material.  All of the bags provide smart organization, device protection and durability.

Now in stock!

Instagram: Four to Follow

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

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Incase x Shepard Fairey iPhone 5 Snap Cases

Friday, March 29th, 2013

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Incase’s classic Snap Case serves as Shepard Fairey’s canvas for Spring 2013. A few of our favorites from the lineup are the iconic Obey Giant stencil and the Goddess which has been featured in many of Fairey’s large street art murals. Now in stock, with more on the way.

Lomography Smartphone 35mm Film Scanner

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Helping to bridge the analog/digital divide, we’re stoked to have Lomography’s new Smartphone Film Scanner in stock. One of Kickstarter‘s most quickly funded projects, the Lomo Smartphone Film Scanner is a great way to instantly scan and share 35mm photos using your smartphone.

The Lomo Smartphone Film Scanner is available now, with free shipping with in the USA.

Finding Vivian Maier – Trailer

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Looking forward to ‘Finding Vivian Maier’, the documentary that details how a $380 purchase by John Maloof at an auction lead to a treasure trove of mid 20th century street photography. And an artist that has been compared to Henri Cartier-Bresson, Diane Arbus, Helen Levitt and other greats.

Stop by vivianmaier.com for a look at her incredible portfolio.

Instagram: Four to Follow

Monday, February 11th, 2013

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Urbanears Slussen DJ Adapter Video

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

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When we first heard of the Slussen DJ app + adapter from Urbanears, we thought ok, it’s a thingamajiggy from the cool Swedes. We love thingamajiggies, but how does it work?

This video answers that question, and breaks down the app and adapter. Beats, breaks and crossfading on the go and in your pocket or on any iOS device like the iPad or iPad Mini. Hella cool!


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Now the only question is which color to get. The Slussen will be in the shop in early February and available in pumpkin, tomato, grape or petrol blue.  Now in stock!

 

Instagram: Four to Follow

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

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Herschel Supply Co. Cypress iPad Mini Sleeve Camo

Friday, January 18th, 2013

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Pick up an iPad mini over the holidays?  Check out Herschel’s Cypress iPad mini Sleeve.  Available later this spring, the woodland camo is our favroite, but if you’re looking for some camo protection for your iPad mini right now, peep the Maki Jacket from Incase.

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Merry Christmas

Monday, December 24th, 2012

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god jul

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Monday, December 17th, 2012

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Polaroid Photography by Grant Hamilton

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

Just discovered Grant Hamilton’s Polaroid photography, and can’t believe we’ve never seen it before.  A colorful riot of graphic awesomeness and a welcome break from winter’s gray.  Check out the trailer for his film, Time Zero, as well.

While Polaroid instant film is gone, everyday it looks like the Impossible Project, is getting one step (excuse the Polaroid pun) closer to recapturing magic on instant film.