Internet Art

Photographer Uses iPad Finger Grease to Make ‘Art’

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Tablets remember so much more than we realize. As we tap and swipe our way mindlessly through ebooks, dating apps and addictive games, we’re creating not just a browsing history, but a physical history of our interactions.

Surface Tension, a new series by New Mexico photographer Meggan Gould, illuminates the ghostly traces we leave on tablets with our fingers. For the series, she scanned and digitally edited the dark screens of a few iPads that were circulating among her family members. Read More

App for That

This Photo App Will Force You to Take Pics of Something Besides ‘Selfies, Coffee Cups and Sunsets’

OKDOTHIS gives you specific pieces of photography inspiration, like "Defy gravity!" (OKDOTHIS)

We know what you’re thinking — the last thing the app-o-sphere needs is yet another photo or video sharing app fruitlessly trying to compete with Instagram.

That’s what we thought, at first, of OKDOTHIS, a photo sharing app that launched today. But the app still intrigued us, because instead of just letting you share your lame, low-quality pics of eggs benedict, it aims to help you improve your creativity and photography skills. Read More

Gram It

NYC Chefs Hate Your Food Instagrams as Much as Everyone Else

(Photo: Instagram / Benjimanfood)

Food pics have long been the poster child of photo apps like Instagram. Crammed between the selfies and the screencaps of inspirational quotes, photos of food porn have become so ubiquitous that most of us scroll right by them without a second thought. But NYC chefs–particularly those steadfastly mounted upon Michelin-starred high horses–are beginning to foment a revolution against the Instagramming masses. Read More