Daily Awesomeness – January 8, 2013

(The Daily Awesomeness column highlights interesting articles, inspiration and awesome projects from the creative minds)

In today’s Daily Awesomeness:

1. A Blind Man’s Beautiful Instagram Feed (via TAXI)

With a little help from Apple’s voice command personal assistant, Tommy Edison, blind since birth, shares impressive photos on Instagram. Siri helps him to snap, edit, caption and share photos with the world. Need to see to believe? Check out this video “How Blind People Use Instagram”.

And take a look at Tommy Edison’s Instagram Feed.

The sun is shining. #Outside #sunshine #Yolo

Another day in Vegas, that city by the bay.#Vegas #vacation #day

My tree has balls. #Christmas #tree #balls

How I'm spending my #summer. #awesome

Patio brunch, for the patio bunch.

A night of fun, at the old ball game.

Canada day at the beach, bitch!

2. Cinemagraph Tutorial: how to make animated photos using Photoshop (via Digital Camera World)

Want to know how to make badass cinemagraphs like the master of them all, New York City photographer Jamie Beck? Then ditch those Flixel and Cinemagram apps, grab your DSLR and get back to work on Photoshop with this tutorial.


3. Rare Beatles photos up for auction (via Daily Mail)

The unpublished color photos are to go on sale on March 22, 2013 – exactly 50 years after The Beatles released their first album. The photos were taken in 1964 by Dr. Robert Beck during the band’s first tour to the USA. The collection includes 65 slides which will all be sold with the copyrights. If you’re interested you’ll have to head to the UK and attend the Omega Auction for a chance to bid!

 © PA



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