The Mystery Man In Those 445 Photobooth Pics Has Finally Been Identified

For years, no one knew the identity of this mystery man who, from the 1930s to the 1960s, took hundreds of photobooth pics of himself. Once his image stash became the main attraction at a portraiture exhibition, however, he became an internet sensation and, whaddya know—someone online recognized his friendly face.… »6/16/14 5:20pm6/16/14 5:20pm


This Mystery Man Took Hundreds Of Photobooth Self-Portraits—But Why?

We don't know the identity of the mystery man in these photos, but, starting in the photobooth boom of the 1930s, he began snapping black-and-whites of himself. Thirty years later he had hundreds of nearly identical shots, and now the entire collection is being shown to the public for the very first time. This is some »4/06/14 6:00pm4/06/14 6:00pm

This Sweet Photobooth Is Triggered By Skin-To-Skin Contact

Traditional photobooths are proven good-time machines. Striking poses for the rapid-fire quartet of pics takes a balance of strategy and spontaneity once you slip your bills in the slot. But what if the machine was set off by something else entirely? Thermobooth is a new model operated by intimacy—the shutter goes off… »9/26/13 2:40pm9/26/13 2:40pm

Rube Goldberg Photobooth: The Most Complicated Way To Say Cheese

Two Pratt graduate students, Alex Crawford and Austin Nelson, decided their lives—or studies, anyway—wouldn't be quite complete without having built a Rube Goldberg Machine of their very own. But it's not just a bunch plinking and plopping for its own sake; this complex contraption actually begins and ends with a… »4/11/11 10:00pm4/11/11 10:00pm