How Photographer Steven Gindler Makes Jaws Drop With No Photoshop

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“I grew up in the 90s being exposed to Japanese anime thanks to Toonami, and this sparked my first creative interest; illustrations,” says photographer Steven Gindler to us in an interview. “My family is full of strict conservative immigrants who are all computer programmers, and I was set to follow suit. All left-brained people, with myself as the black sheep.” Steven’s tale is one that many of us find ourselves in. And though he’s the black sheep, his creativity has flourished. His ideas and the orchestration are ones that we rarely see. Yet, we’re drawn to them and his incredibly deep story.

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Cosplay Is Not Consent: A Reminder to the Photography Community

It’s that time of year again: New York Comic Con is upon us.

Along with New York Comic-Con comes the fandoms, the celebrity signings, and as we know all too well, the plethora of cosplay costumes. What could be more fun than dressing up as one of your favorite characters from a comic book, video game, or cult classic film with other avid appreciators who love them as much as you? Well, for women, it also brings a new window through which they are objectified, sexualized, and have our bodily autonomy infringed upon. And that isn’t nearly as much fun, let me tell you. Continue reading…

Pentax’s New Evangelion Q10 Cameras Look Like You’re Playing Pokemon While Eating Shrooms

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Oh man! Which one should I pick? Bulbasaur, Squirtle, or Charmander? That’s what Pentax’s new Evangelion Q10 cameras remind me of. Sadly, I haven’t quite hit the mark. The new cameras, which retain the same specs as their Q10, simply sport a new coat. And they aren’t based off of Pokemon at all. Instead, they’re all about the Neon Generation Evangelion anime show. Interested in one of these pieces? You’ll have to act fast, there will only be 1,500 of them made–and they’ll go for around $660 a piece. Sadly, you’ll need to go to Japan to snag one of these puppies: which is perfect for the anime aficionado.

Seriously though Pentax, where is my Sailor Moon edition? I’d kill for a Tuxedo Mask camera.

Via Mirrorless Rumors via Engadget via Pentax Japan

Editor’s Note: Think Pentax has enough customization? Check out their wall of Q10 cameras.