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I was born on a fine spring day in Washington DC. I grew up roller skating, playing Ms. Pacman, and cheering on the Georgetown Hoyas basketball team. In 2000, I earned my BA from Georgetown University and was in my first group photography exhibition, which fueled my passion for image making. I spent seven years working as an editor and graphic designer before directing my attention to photography. In 2010 I moved to New York in order to attend the International Center of Photography. I graduated from the program in June 2011. I currently live in Manhattan and I am obsessed with everything related to art, design, and photography.

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Dynamic Residential Buildings Proposed Above Urban Transportation Hubs

Urban Alloy is an innovative architectural design concept created by Chad Kellogg and Matt Bowles of AMLGM as a way to continuously improve and expand upon urban development in dynamic cities like New York. The designers have proposed a concept that makes use of wasted spaces above intersections and transportation infrastructures.

"Urbanist’s have long touted the benefits of greater…


Posted on April 23, 2014 at 10:30am

Large Coral Reef Sculpture Raises Conservation Awareness

Our Changing Seas III is part of an ongoing series featuring large-scale coral reef sculptures by artist and ocean advocate Courtney Mattison, who finds herself turning to environmental science and marine biology to find inspiration for her artwork. The artist carefully shapes the coral from glazed stoneware and porcelain to mimic the beauty of nature, using chopsticks and…


Posted on April 23, 2014 at 8:30am

Amnesty International Freedom Candles Burn as a Symbol of Hope

Amnesty International Freedom Candles are a set of limited edition candles, designed by Mark Landwehr & Sven Waschk of Coarse, that were developed as a fundraiser for Amnesty International. Each of the three candles represents an injustice that Amnesty International continues to fight against. As the candles melt, the injustice disintegrates before our eyes and a more…


Posted on April 22, 2014 at 9:30am

More Brand Slogans Reinterpreted to Tell the Hilarious Truth

Advertising agencies work hard to brand a product and develop a specific slogan to convey the idea behind that brand. However, once the product is out in the world, there's no telling what will happen. And that's where Honest Slogans comes in. Created, written, and managed by graphic designer Clif Dickens, the website features hilariously reinterpreted concepts that translate slogans…


Posted on April 22, 2014 at 9:00am

Spectacular Natural Phenomenon: Indonesian Volcano Emits Glowing Blue Liquid

Erupting volcanoes are a spectacular experience that very few people actually witness in person. The dangerous environments and amazing natural phenomenon is most preferably viewed from great distances. However, photographer Olivier Grunewald finds the up-close exploration of volcanoes to be…


Posted on April 21, 2014 at 10:30am

Otherworldly Light Installation Alters Perceptions of Reality

Within the space of a large trailer, artist Candaş Şişman produced a beautifully illuminated space that seems otherworldly. Using strong light sources, lenses, a convex mirror, a fog machine, and a sound system, the İstanbul-based artist transformed perceptions of space into an unending abyss of light.

The installation, entitled I/P/O-cle (I—Input, P—Process, O—Output,…


Posted on April 21, 2014 at 8:30am

The Lives of Bikers Documented in Powerfully Gritty Photos

French photographer Yan Morvan covered the lives of bikers and gang members across more than 40 years in a collection of powerfully gritty black and white photographs. The artist often risked his life by exposing himself to extreme situations and environments, and he dedicated much of his career to following the Hell's Angels, Skinheads, and even Guy Georges, a serial killer who ended up kidnapping…


Posted on April 20, 2014 at 8:02am

Spoof-Wikipedia Site Offers Hilarious Abbreviated Descriptions

The Tumblr blog TL;DR Wikipedia is a lighthearted website with the tagline "Wikipedia: Condensed for your Pleasure." The funny website (which stands for “too long, didn’t read") translates a wide range of lengthy, detailed descriptions from the internet into a few concise sentences that will certainly make you laugh.

Sometimes brutally honest, the site is there for anyone who…


Posted on April 19, 2014 at 7:00am

Spectacular Macro Details Reveal the Intimate Life of Snails

These spectacular photographs reveal the amazingly tiny details of the life of snails. Using a macro approach, Ukrainian photographer Vyacheslav Mishchenko gets up close and personal to capture a variety of miniature landscapes as the little creatures go about their daily lives. With great patience and a steady hand, the artist obtains crisp, sharp details that seem unbelievable when…


Posted on April 18, 2014 at 9:00am

Underground Cave Expeditions Reveal a Whole New World

British photographer Robbie Shone takes viewers on great adventures through his travels and explorations into the depths of dark caves. With a love of the outdoors, Shone learned early on that he enjoyed the challenge of photographing within the darkness of these magical caverns. During his underground expeditions, he finds creative ways to illuminate the normally pitch black…


Posted on April 18, 2014 at 8:30am

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At 3:43pm on July 5, 2013, Tony de la Mora said…

Hi Katie... very good taste... creativity on top! :)

At 11:17pm on December 18, 2012, Hoai Thu said…

I love your posts!


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