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Fracture Stories: CSI Academy of Florida

A lot of businesses are using Fractures to decorate their walls and we would like to share photos of these businesses with you! From schools to bakeries to engineering firms, stay tuned for Fracture Stories, where we will highlight these businesses and show you how neat Fractures can make your space look! The CSI Academy of Florida, located in Alachua, Florida (just north of the Fracture HQ in Gainesville), is teaching students how to be crime scene investigators.  So criminals, …

The Why of Fracture: Memories

“A picture is only worth like 4 or 5 words, if no one ever sees it.” – Fracture People (most people) LOVE taking pictures. Maybe with a vintage-style camera from Lomography, maybe with their 41-megapixel Windows Phone, maybe just their iPhone 5, maybe with their iPad (you know, that guy). Or maybe a Canon 1DX, for the professionals. Photography has been on a steady climb for over a decade now. Just 15 to 20 years ago a basic consumer-level point-and-shoot camera …

Personalized Valentine’s Day Gifts

February is almost here, and we all know what that means…..Valentine’s Day! Yes, the day that brings hope to some and fear to others.  Most of us are clueless when it comes to choosing the right gift, and it’s never fun searching for a last minute Valentine’s Day gift.  But one thing is for sure, whether you believe in celebrating or not, you have to do something for Valentine’s Day!! We’ve worked hard to remove some of the uncertainty for …

Artist Interview Series: Laura Hundersmarck

It’s no surprise that, from time to time, we come across photographs that makes us do a double take.  Certain pictures you connect with and admire in ways that are difficult to understand or express.  Other times you know right away why you’ve fallen in love with a particular image.  We’ve had both such experiences with the work of Laura Hundersmarck. Laura is a photographer from right here in Gainesville, Florida, and we recently had the chance to pick her …

Our Fans Have 23 Tips For People New To Photography

We asked you for some photography advice for newbies, and you guys responded in full.  We’ve compiled all of the of advice and put it into one list.  Here you go! Take your camera everywhere and use it. – Wendy B.M. Fill the frame. – Richard H. [shoot] what would look cool. – Ronny H. Get at your subject’s level. – Daniel A. Get closer. – Jacki B.T. Background-subject-lighting-click! – Bill B. “Originality is undetected plagiarism.” (William Ralph Inge) – …

3 Picture Hanging Hacks That Will Make Your Life Easier

You just picked up your new print from the store. Well, now what? Placing your pictures on your wall in that perfect spot can be tricky and time consuming. Especially if you don’t have an expensive, high-tech drill. We’ve come up with some innovative and resourceful ways to make your life easier so that you can spend less time hanging up your favorite memories and more time enjoying them. 1. Utilize the level tool on your smartphone! The easiest way to …