Monica Lee was a digital artist for 12 years before making the switch to an analog way of working. Now, she uses pencil to create complex portraits of people, animals, and still lifes. They are stunning, photorealistic images that capture details like faded freckles, coarse beard hair, and the subtle weave of a shirt. Lee uses a combination of tools, including smudging sticks, to build the…

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Robert Capa is widely recognized as a war photographer. During his young life (he died at the age of 40), Capa shot five wars including the Spanish Civil War and World War II. His most famous images, taken in black and white, came from his coverage of D-Day, as he was only one of four photographers chosen to show the first days of the Allied troops advance through Normandy. He…

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Miami-based filmmaker Jorge Miranda works with miniature paper dolls to create whimsical scenes that are captured on camera and shared on Instagram. Using tiny cut-outs of photographed people, he places them in amusing situations that have the appearance of black and white film stills. We see one man jumping onto a larger-than-life spoon that sends another bearded…

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