You know those moments when you come across something so simple yet so well done that it really makes you appreciate the time and effort involved? It's not only well-executed, with the right model, styling or lighting, it just feels like a cohesive set? If not, then check out this series called Tronized Beauty
by Paris, France-based photographer Ludovic Taillandier.
Taillandier tells us… Continue
Added by alice on May 4, 2011 at 2:00pm —
Considered the worst nuclear power plant accident in history, and one of only two classified as a level 7 event on the International Nuclear Event Scale (the other being the recent Fukushima nuclear accident), the Chernobyl disaster is one of the greatest catastrophes we've experienced in modern times. While most of us could never fully understand its impact, one photographer made it his mission to show… Continue
Added by alice on May 5, 2011 at 9:00am —
If you're a spy and your life is constantly in danger, you need to get a home like this! Designed by architecture firm KWK Promes, the "Safe House" is a two-level fortress that provides a high level of security for its owners.
Located in Warsaw, Poland, the 6,100 sq. ft. home features movable concrete walls that can literally be opened or closed according to the needs of its residents.… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 5, 2011 at 4:00pm —
With over ten years of experience, wedding photographer Critsey Rowe has seen trends come and go. These days, she finds that couples want photos that are "much more photojournalistic but with a fashion edge." This kick-start in creative ideas doesn't just come from the photographer, it also comes from the clients who are interested in having their sessions styled or centered around a particular… Continue
Added by alice on May 19, 2011 at 9:30am —
It's a story we read about all the time. What started off as a mere hobby soon turned into a full time career. So it was for Catherine Pluchart who decided, just recently, that she could make that huge leap. Not that she didn't have clues along the way. It's almost as if the universe was trying to tell her something...
"At 21, I passed the entrance examination of the ‘Ecole Nationale Supérieure’… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on May 23, 2011 at 1:00pm —
Earlier this month, Eurocopter’s X3 hybrid helicopter reached a speed milestone during stable, level flight. Maintaining a true airspeed of 232 knots (450 km or 279.6 miles per hour), it can cruise at more than half the speed of a commercial jet.
Aboard the aircraft were Eurocopter test pilot Hervé Jammayrac and flight test engineer Daniel Semioli. “We were impressed by the ease at… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 25, 2011 at 7:00am —
Within just three days of arriving in Adelaide, Australia, street artist ABOVE fell and broke his scapula in two parts, resulting in a head concussion and two hospital visits.
Part of his responsibilities for this 200 foot (63 meter) mixed-media mural was to mentor three extremely talented local Australian artists - Chris Edser, Tristan Kerr, and ANKLES.
"As a collective we decided… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 27, 2011 at 11:00am —
In this loosely-knit cinematic series, German photographer Mirko Martin asks us to decipher what's real and what's staged. L.A. Crash
focuses on the visual presence of catastrophes in the urban area of Los Angeles, with respect to how they appear within the actual cityscape, as well as how they are created for the media.
"I started out taking pictures on film sets in public… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 31, 2011 at 3:30pm —
Olivia, Rosanna and Sasha are not ordinary sisters. All three girls are best friends who are bound by their love of photography.
Growing up on the south coast of England, the Bell sisters never went to school. Their parents chose to educate them at home, but they did not go through typical "hom schooling." If they wanted to learn something, their parents would help them find a book or… Continue
Added by Luca Gerda László on June 1, 2011 at 5:30pm —
was born on a lovely summer day in 1990 to a loving couple in London, England. She first discovered her love for photography at the delicate age of 6, when she collected photographs in a shoebox in her cupboard. Taking photographs made her… Continue
Added by Luca Gerda László on June 5, 2011 at 10:00am —
My Hand with Glow-in-the-Dark Paint, 2010
Going on from now till June 11 at the Michael Mazzeo Gallery in New York is an exciting exhibition from one of our most beloved artists, Caleb Charland. Back in July 2010, we wrote about how Charland makes us believe in magic through his… Continue
Added by alice on June 6, 2011 at 10:30am —
Growing up in a small, rural northern Ontario mining town called Atikokan, Adam Makarenko wasn't your typical city boy. In fact, he was far from it. "I grew up in the wilderness, so nature is deeply rooted inside of me," he says. Take a look at his miniature dioramas and you'll notice how his past influences his present work. Makarenko meticulously constructs nature scenes by sculpting each… Continue
Added by alice on June 7, 2011 at 2:30pm —
Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart and Marilyn Monroe
Aren't we all surprised when two people we know, from different groups, just happen to be friends? Take that to the nth degree and you have the fascinating new Tumblr blog, Awesome People Hanging Out Together
. Individually, these… Continue
Added by Eugene on June 10, 2011 at 2:30pm —
It's always exciting to see where people work, especially when its at web-related companies that employee thousands of people. We've already seen the modern offices of Google
Added by Eugene on June 14, 2011 at 10:30am —
Disney Minnie & Mickey made by Mario
Yesterday was my one year anniversary working at Disney, which makes it a perfect time to write a post about how much I have appreciated working with many talented people here.
When you hear Disney, the first thing that comes to your mind is probably the theme park or the Pixar characters. But, that's not… Continue
Added by Sarah Wu on June 19, 2011 at 10:30am —
If you've ever flipped through Architectural Digest and sat back in awe at its beautiful and inspiring pictures, then you may already be familiar with Scott Frances. A frequent contributor to magazines like Vanity Fair, New York Times Magazine, Departures and, of course, Architectural Digest, New York-based Frances has worked with everyone from the world's top architects and designers to A-list… Continue
Added by alice on June 16, 2011 at 10:30am —
All is not what it seems. That's the takeaway from this incredibly interesting series called Fictional Cape Town
by Montpellier, France-born and based photographer Cecila Mella. As Africa's most popular tourist destination, Cape Town is known to be a creative hot bed which springs naturally from the city's multiethnic population. With both natural beauty and a thriving metropolitan area, Cape… Continue
Added by alice on June 26, 2011 at 9:14am —
Wow, how pretty is this? Whether you're a beginner photographer or just someone who likes to reminded of the basics, we think you'll appreciate this Manual Photography Cheat Sheet
by Miguel Yatco. Why did he create it?
"Well, the main reason I made this infographic was so that I could help… Continue
Added by alice on June 28, 2011 at 7:30am —
Over a week ago, we told you about an exciting new group show in Los Angeles
that brings together some of the biggest and brightest names in the Lowbrow or Pop Surrealism art movement all together in one place. In celebration of their fifth anniversary, Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City asked 50+… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 3, 2011 at 8:00am —
Does this young, aspiring photographer have what it takes to go pro? When Southern, California-based Kate Daigneault was looking to make a name for herself, Ben Trovato, who runs a popular photography blog, wanted to help her out. Her story Royal Savage
was shot specifically for his site and was featured there.
Kate Daigneault says that this story “was actually inspired by the crowns which I… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on July 9, 2011 at 9:00am —