The Results to the #52KardsPhotoContest!

Thank you everyone who participated in the #52KardsPhotoContest! In total 824 photos were submitted. The photos had to include a reference to "52Kards" or "52K" to prove that it was taken specifically for this contest. I have featured a number of Honorable Mentions and Finalists in addition to the winners since there were so many great photos submitted!

Clean Tabled Card Control Demonstration

This is a great technique that allows you to very cleanly push the card straight into a tabled deck while still maintaining control of it at all times.  

Banshees Cards for Throwing

A deck review for the new Banshees Deck of Playing Cards specifically designed for card throwing. These cards are made out of plastic, and have a special cut out so that they whistle during flight. Highly recommended if you like throwing cards!

My Equipment

I always get questions about what equipment and software I use to produce 52Kards. Here are the basics.

How to Tie Your Own Invisible Loops

Magician's Loops are a gimmick used to create illusions. Yigel Mesika sells pre-made loops, but in this video I will show you how to save money and make your own.

Pen Jillette Discusses Magic on TV

Penn from the Penn & Teller gives some insight on a lot of the magic we see on the television skill. There is a big difference between live magic, and pre-recorded footage.

Justin Willman Performs at YouTube Comedy Week

Justin Willman gave one of the better performances at YouTube's Comedy Week. A great combination of illusion and comedy.