Rather than create a traditionally beautiful, whimsical or fanciful series, photographer Ashley Lebedev decided to reach back into history and pay homage to a difficult time - the Dust Bowl. "To elaborate," she says, "through my entire career I've made it such a habit to be sure to get 'the shot' and pick the most beautiful shot of the roll but with 'Dustbowl' it's… Continue
Added by alice on September 20, 2011 at 10:00am —
Cast in a soft blue color, this photo series by A. Borisov Studio is beautiful, stunning and cinematic. The Moscow, Russia-based team uses light to help tell their story - making their ballerinas appear happy and hopeful or shockingly distressed. All in all, we're left feeling as though we've given a rare look inside a world full of fierce emotion, one that challenges a… Continue
Added by alice on September 4, 2011 at 10:30am —
Advertising: Finalist, 1st Category winner Sinsong Xi
After showing you a collection of professional shots
from the 2011 International Photography Awards, we thought it would only be right to show you the… Continue
Added by alice on August 21, 2011 at 11:00am —
Vancouver, Canada-based photographer Jon Bertelli takes some of the most curiously cute animal photography we've seen in a long time. Whether it's of a patient cat precariously perched on a bicycle seat plotting his next move or it's of a baby giraffe seemingly stretching his neck out to be in the shot, each one will make you smile for its sweet storytelling ways. …
Added by alice on August 13, 2011 at 11:30am —
Colorado-based commercial and editorial photographer David Clifford has shot some of the best climbers in the world. As Photo Editor at Rock & Ice Magazine
, he's been able to create long lasting relationships with these adrenaline junkies, those who are so passionate about climbing that they, quite literally, push themselves to the edge.
Though Clifford's awesome adventure photos speak for themselves, you've… Continue
Added by alice on August 3, 2011 at 4:00pm —
Late last year, Canada-based photographer Todd Korol had an epiphany. He realized that he just wasn't going to Europe enough. The photographer felt as though that there's so much of Europe to discover that he decided that once a year, he would travel there and simply take photos from morning till night. Korol would allow himself to get lost in European cities, letting himself by surprised by the next… Continue
Added by alice on July 29, 2011 at 11:00am —
Michael Poliza isn't one of those photographers who was born into the trade. In fact, as a teenager, he was a well-known actor in Germany who appeared in more than 100 television shows and films. Later, Poliza would become a successful businessman, working in the IT sector. It was only during his third career that he found his true calling as a photographer. That was only five years… Continue
Added by alice on July 25, 2011 at 10:00am —
While we can understand photography based on majestic mountains
, beautiful sunsets
or even… Continue
Added by alice on July 23, 2011 at 9:00am —
A few days ago, we launched YPOC's Visual Storytellers contest
where we asked you to show us a story through a personal piece. To give you another example of what we're looking for, here's one provocative series by Andreas Kock called Stalker
. This was originally created as a fashion editorial.… Continue
Added by alice on July 7, 2011 at 10:30am —
About two years ago, Simon Filip joined Flickr and started to see inspiration around him everywhere. He became actively involved with the community and began learning from others. He found that photography could "capture memories and create stories." The 19-year-old's style has been described as dreamy and magical. Take a look at his photos and you'll definitely feel that there's a youthful… Continue
Added by alice on July 1, 2011 at 9:00am —
Thad and Sarah Lawrence showed us that with a little help from Photoshop, one could capture the trials and tribulations of love and marriage
in ways we could have never imagined. Renaissance Studio, a modern vintage photography studio based in Ontario, Canada, takes this idea one step further by… Continue
Added by alice on June 29, 2011 at 8:30am —
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 —
30-year-old longboarder and photographer Elmo Hernandez recently reached out to us to show his beautiful surf photos. Combining his two passions, he's created a dazzling set of images all taken on the north coast of Spain (mostly in Asturias).
"I've been taking pictures since 2007, when I owned a little compact camera, but I definitely fell in love with photography when I bought my… Continue
Added by alice on June 25, 2011 at 9:00am —
Call it daring, dark, dramatic and even haunting. Just don't call it unoriginal. This is the work of Rocco Ancora.
Popular Photography just released its list of their Top 10 Wedding Photographers of 2011 and it included the talented Melbourne, Australia-based photographer. Pop… Continue
Added by alice on June 13, 2011 at 11:00am —
"I'm curious and like to explore with my camera," says Ben Canales. "The night skies captivate me."
The Portland, Oregon-based photographer has a love and passion for the stars. Growing up between three major cities in the Northeast of the US, Canales hardly saw any of them at night. Then, a few years ago, he left the East Coast cities for the darker, less poluted night skies on the… Continue
Added by alice on June 4, 2011 at 6:00am —
Get ready to feel as though your problems are small and insignificant (in a good way, of course). There's nothing like an incredible view to give you a new perspective on life.
Banff-based photographer Paul Zizka will guide us not only around his home turf, the Canadian Rockies, but also to remote locations around the world. By specializing in adventure, travel and… Continue
Added by alice on May 31, 2011 at 10:30am —
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 —
What do photos from the the top wedding photographer in the world look like? Well, you're looking at them. Ben Chrisman was given that title by the Wedding Photojournalist Association. Him and his wife, Erin, were also individually listed as two of the top ten wedding photographers in the world by the prestigious American Photo magazine. Just recently, they were recognized as two of the best wedding… Continue
Added by alice on May 8, 2011 at 8:00am —
What an outstanding choice! The winners of the Sony World Photography Awards were just announced and Buenos Aires-based Alejandro Chaskielberg took home the grand prize for his incredible series High Tide
. The 34-year-old photographer beat out more than 100,000 entries from 162 different countries to take the coveted L'Iris D-Or and $25,000 in cash.
For two years, Chaskielberg… Continue
Added by alice on April 29, 2011 at 11:30am —
If you thought surf photography had to look slick to be cool, then you haven't seen these photos by 26-year-old up-and-coming photographer Jaider Lozano. His artistic surf photography was mostly taken in Asturias, a small and beautiful region in the north of Spain where he was born and raised. Four years ago, Lozano decided to start surfing and it was at this time that he found an incredible appreciation for everything surrounding the sport - the beautiful… Continue
Added by alice on April 15, 2011 at 9:30am —