When trees die, we tend think they've past their prime and lost all their beauty. Curtis Killorn sees things a bit differently. The Colorado-based artist breathes new life into dead trees by painting them with bright, psychedelic colors.
"Nature is already so beautiful, and full of such depth and grace... and it is NOT my intention to mask or enhance it in any way," says Killorn.… Continue
Shepard Fairey's team
While we're all used to seeing contemporary art hang on gallery or museum walls or even on the street, we usually don't come face-to-face with it in unexpected places like this! The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas wanted to change that. Their "Wallworks" art project brought together four figures in contemporary art, Shepard Fairey, Shinique Smith, RETNA and… Continue
Way to go, Nicholas!
A big congrats to our 2nd and 3rd Hyundai "Snap Out" winners! Both of you guys were quick on the draw! You snagged some sweet prizes by being the first ones to find our "hidden" Hyundai posts.
Nicholas, we're sending you BookBook's hardback leather case for MacBook Pro (retail value $80), which was in the post… Continue
You know we have a thing for sculptures, especially when they turn our reality slightly upside down. The New Image Sculpture exhibition at McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, Texas, then, is right up our alley. They've assembled works by emerging and mid-career artists who "transform widely available materials, many found on the shelves of hardware stores and building… Continue
Our hearts go out to the people in Japan and all those affected by the 8.9-magnitude earthquake. It's the biggest earthquake on record to hit Japan and according to CNN it "unleashed walls of water Friday that swept across rice fields, engulfed towns, dragged houses onto highways… Continue
It's not often that you see such highly opposed styles of work from the same artist, but that is exactly what Brano Hlavac has done. Brano, who also goes by the name Gartier Atelier, has one style which is characterized by calm, flowing silhouettes and another which uses high energy, collage and grunge elements. They are both different and amazing in their own way.…
Fashion photographer Andrew Kuykendall shoots model Jennifer Mcmanis for the spread The Beautiful and the Damned in Spot Magazine. Kuykendall captures the fair Mcmanis using bright light to emphasize her natural beauty.…
Many of you may remember Chris Kotsiopoulos' amazing 360 degree panoramas of the sky. For some of these photos, he shoots for an entire 24 hour period just to capture one scene! I recently had the pleasure of catching up with Chris, and he was nice enough to grant us an interview, which you… Continue
With the #1 travel photography blog (called Stuck in Customs) on the internet, Trey Ratcliff is known as one of the biggest and brightest stars in modern-day photography. His career really took off when he was honored with having the first HDR photo ever to hang in the Smithsonian. He's been called a “pioneer of HDR photography” by… Continue
23-year-old web designer Joni Niemelä took up photography as a side hobby. Shooting in his home country of Finland, Niemelä has an ability to bring out the ultimate beauty of nature through color, composition and lighting. He always shoots in RAW-mode and then edits in Lightroom.
Take a look at some of his best photos and you'll notice that this self-professed "amateur" photographer… Continue
If you're a fan of Hot Wheels and you love projection mapping, you're going to be thoroughly entertained with this new video. Brought to life by digital advertising agency Muse Amsterdam (who we was behind the Samsung and H&M projection mapping projects), this Hot… Continue
London-based artist Slinkachu continues to come out with more fun and clever miniature dioramas. Over the past couple weeks, Alice and I recently featured some of his latest works. In addition… Continue
You've heard the old adage "a picture is worth a thousand words" but have you ever seen anything that took it so seriously? Alex and Matt of NovelPoster recently reached out to me to tell about their fantastic art project where they've taken full novels and turned them into…
This is a shot actually from Knowsley Safari Park (in the UK), taken a little while back. It was cold, and it was amazing how well the animals seemed to be getting along...wouldn’t have caught me out there.
Paweł Świnarski is a photographer from Warsaw, Poland who makes us appreciate life's quiet moments. So aptly named Any Given Day, the photo series draws you in with its refreshingly honest take on life. The photographer's use of black and white in place of color only serves to enhance the rawness of each picture. …
The new campus for City of Westminster College by schmidt hammer lassen architects is designed to support new ways of teaching and learning. The 258,000 sq ft (24,000 sq m) college provides much greater amounts of open learning spaces than typical colleges in the UK, and is designed to embrace interaction and diversity. The seven story building includes an exhibition area, a theatre, and a… Continue
Like Randall Slavin, celebrity photographer Kurt Iswarienko has a way of taking our favorite actors and making them appear strikingly dramatic. There's a cinematic feel to his shots and the way he casts light on his subjects' faces only seems to intensify the already heavy mood.
As a "fairly keen" gardener, Brian Valentine always had an interest in finding out what was going on in his backyard. Taken to early retirement, he bought a DSLR and a macro lens with the intention of pursuing macro photography as his full-time hobby. (For those of you who are not familiar with macro photography, it's close-up photography of very small subjects and it typically requires using a macro… Continue