The Future of Photography?

Posted by Tina on August 16, 2013

From Kodachrome to Polaroid to DSLR to 3D photography… people are always trying to find the next best way to immortalize themselves in film. The next best way is here.

Using the latest in 360-degree scanning and 3-D printing technologies, Twinkind, a new company based in Hamburg, Germany, will turn you, your loved ones, or your pets into a marvelously detailed little statues. It might seem a bit gimmicky if the results weren’t so stunning. The final figurines, which can range in size from roughly 6″ (around $300) to 13″ (around $1,700), are strikingly, maybe even a little unsettlingly realistic, capturing everything from poses and facial expressions down to hair styles and the folds in clothes, all in full, faithful color.

Are these tiny, life-like figurines the future of photography?