Sonntag, 29. Juli 2012

Fuckin' Cool Format Jümbler

A friend of mine build this super nice Format Jumbler for my birthday. It's in Module Module format. Very nice. Thanks a lot. Can't wait to try it out.

Donnerstag, 19. Juli 2012

Klee Sequencer

I just found this panel on muff's. Very nice idea and I hope someone will build it one day. There are a lot of Buchla DIY projects going on on muffs. Go too muff's DIY subforum and see for yourselfs and get inspired too build your own.

Russia in color, a century ago.

via The Big Picture
Russia in color, a century ago.
Check out this extraordinary collection of color photographs taken between 1909 and 1912. In those years, photographer Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944) undertook a photographic survey of the Russian Empire with the support of Tsar Nicholas II. He used a specialized camera to capture three black and white images in fairly quick succession, using red, green and blue filters, allowing them to later be recombined and projected with filtered lanterns to show near true color images. The high quality of the images, combined with the bright colors, make it difficult
for viewers to believe that they are looking 100 years back in time - when these photographs were taken, neither the Russian Revolution nor World War I had yet begun. Collected here are a few of the hundreds of color images made available by the Library of Congress, which purchased the original glass plates back in 1948.

I love this pictures. It's like traveling trough time. I know of no other pictures from that time that look as beautiful.  Find more pictures here.