November 19, 2005

Jack Naylor; Jan von Hollenben; Pigeoncams

  • Photographer Jan von Holleben brings a lush take to the shot-from-overhead perspective (also used by Robin Rhode) in his Dreams of Flying series.
  • NPR featured a story about collector Jack Naylor, who at age 87 is selling his more than 30,000 cameras, images, and other photography ephemera–and asking a cool $20 million. I haven’t found a good online resource about Naylor, but the NPR site features a small gallery of spy cameras and more.
  • Seeing this, I wonder who’s going to bring the pigeon-with-camera idea into the digital age. Pigeon’s-eye-view is one thing, but I want to see it go airborne. Hmm, maybe someone at Make will take the challenge. (And if it really takes off, you know someone will create
Posted by John Nack at 6:03 PM on November 19, 2005


  • Jeffrey Tranberry — 2:21 PM on November 21, 2005

    I love the link! I actually thought the Battle Cats commercial on SNL was a great idea. I don’t know about you, but I’d pay good money for high quality battle armor for my cat, especially if said armor could also launch a small plastic missile.

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