Photographer of the week: Mike Stimpson

Today is a special feature because Mike Stimpson is not only a great photographer but he is also a Lego lover.

Combining these two hobbies Mike is able to achieve wonderful pictures. Although he doesn’t shoot only Lego creations, I have decided to share with you today a very special collection of his work “Classics in Lego“.

In Classics in Lego is Mike reproduces world most famous images with a high level of fidelity and great care for details.

Before leaving you with the wonderful reproductions I will invite you to visit Mike’s gallery at flickr.

Disclaimer: All Lego pictures and text are from Mike Stimpson, original images are presented here, in low resolution, just for comparison with the reproduction and their copyright for it is most likely held by their original photographer.

How did you shoot this? There’s Always One

This is a guest post by Nick Wheeler. Nick is a wonderful photographer with a lot of ingeniosity in his setups and generous in his knowledge. Today he is sharing with us the setup behind his “There’s Always One” picture.

There's Always One (by nickwheeleroz)

Runaway Photographer

This is a guest post by a friend and fellow Lebanese Blogger Mireille Raad. Mireille is a young Geekette that see the world in her own special way and shares it with us with a lot of humor at LifeGeeked. So don’t forget to pay here a visit

10 Flickr features you’re missing when not using firefox

A couple of days ago I have installed the beta version of Windows 7 to give it a try and it ships with Internet Explorer 8 so I thought I should try that one too.

Without going into a browser review IE 8 looks like a nice browser with a lot of the functions similar to firefox however when I logged to flickr I understood why firefox was my browser of choice and it can be summarized in one word “Greasemonkey“.

Greasemonkey is a plugin for the Firefox that allows you to change how web-pages behave and/or look by simply installing userscripts.

Today I will share with you, in no particular order, the list of userscripts I use to customize my flickr experience.

Photographer of the week: Thiago Pelaes

This week I have the pleasure to feature here at adidap a photographer that caught my interest and admiration, let me introduce Thiago Pelaes.

Thiago photostream is captivating his pictures simply composed but full of stories. With “only” 269 pictures in his stream, as of today, there is surely a few to please any taste.

From candid street photography to posed portraits Thiago’s eye and retouching will surely get to you.

Thiago’s work can be found at flickr and I can’t but recommend you to add him to your contacts and keep an eye at his craft. Take a look at this selection, I’ll start with my personal favorite which one is yours?