What kind of misery and chaos have the miniature people gotten themselves into? San Diego-based artist Enomeks has that answer. He's come upon four different yet very dramatic scenes. A hazmat team has been deployed to check out some foreign, fuming material. Banksy has struck again! Someone's been smuggling illegal goods while another man seems to… Continue
If you ever thought about making a music video but stopped short because you thought you needed tons of money for all that equipment (lighting, cameras, etc), then let us show you something. More and more, we're starting to see really high-quality videos shot entirely on that little gadget we all hold near and dear to our hearts...our smartphones. (Really, how great was… Continue
A Boy Returns Home Not Realizing How Much He’s Changed
Using a variety of mixed media including oil, acrylic, ink, charcoal and graphite, artist Ian Francis creates fantasy-fueled scenes that are filled with mystery and intrigue. In 2010, he released a new set of work that looks as if he's shifted his style from dream-like to cinematic.
While we can all appreciate today's digital art movement, there's something about watercolor paintings that strikes a chord within us, making us yearn for simpler times. Poland-based artist Grzegorz Wróbel is an architectural designer and artist who paints both traditional and modern architecture in his stunning street scenes. Love how he paints shadows and light and how he brings into focus… Continue
It's amazing what Guram Dolenjashvili can do with just a pencil. The Georgian artist creates black and white landscapes so realistic, if you looked at his pieces from far away, you could mistake his artwork for photographs. The way he controls light and shadow is especially impressive...…
Noah Kalina is a Brooklyn-based photographer whose photos will leave you with more questions than answers. He credits Flickr for helping him with his career saying, "90 percent of the work I get now is through Flickr and other 10 percent is from personal connections I have made. I have had art directors and photo editors reach out to me after seeing my work on Flickr. Then it snowballs. They… Continue
If there's one fashion blog everyone knows, it's The Sartorialist. Scott Schumann, aka The Sartorialist, not only has mad photography skills, he's got an incredible eye for timeless fashion. Before The Sartorialist, Scott worked in sales and marketing for high-end women’s designer collections like Valentino.
"I thought I could shoot people on the street the way designers looked at people, and get and give inspiration to lots of people in the process," he… Continue
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Over a year ago, I wrote about Barcelona, Spain-based Lara Alegre's wonderfully sweet photography. Since then, a lot has changed. Though Alegre's still capturing beautiful and emotive moments, her focus has slightly changed.
"I recently spent a year in Norway, and this changed me in several ways. I… Continue
Growing up in the Midwest, photographer Lori Nix was used to extreme weather - tornados, floods, blizzards, fire and drought. She experienced each of these natural disasters firsthand but was never scared or upset. On the contrary, she found these events exciting. As she says, "Whereas most adults viewed these seasonal disruptions with angst, for a child it was… Continue
Yesterday, we connected with the publisher running one of our favorite websites around, TheCoolist. Mike Payne curates this modern lifestyle site that always features the latest and greatest in cars, watches, art, design, etc. In the future, you're going to see us working more closely… Continue
While we've seen our share of miniature people, we've never been privy to heard the stories behind them. That's all about to change with this intriguing new movie Marwencol. The documentary is told through the eyes of Mark Hogancamp, a man who was beaten into a brain-damaging coma by five men…
I recently came across 30-year-old French photographer Fontas Nicolas' work and was instantly taken aback. His series, called Transparence, takes multiple street scenes in Japan and California (San Francisco, and Los Angeles) and weaves them together in a way that's completely mesmerizing. You almost have to spend a few minutes looking into each one to appreciate… Continue
Added by alice on November 10, 2010 at 4:30pm —
If there's one type of photography that can be called authentic and ironic, it would be street photography. Depicting human behavior in a way that makes us laugh takes both a watchful eye and a great sense of timing. One photographer who does this well is Dorset UK-based Paul Russell. His photos have appeared in The Guardian, The Independent and BBC's own… Continue
This may be the most elaborate miniature series ever created!
Florian Tremp spent countless amount of hours recreating scenes from the Oscar winning film "No Country for Old Men" using incredibly detailed models and photographic techniques. The series of creepy 1:87 dioramas feature car and plane crashes, gruesome murders, and elaborate…
Although Andrew Pearce's mystical scenes are obviously photoshopped, they look completely natural because of his impressive editing skills.
Hailing from the Australian countryside, the 21-year-old has had national & international success with his film & photography work. He now runs his own business, AndyPictures, which specializes in film,…
The mysterious little people are at it again! This time they've hijacked our iPhones to create everything from movie screens to putting greens.
Actually, the creative mastermind behind these photos is JD Hancock, a self-proclaimed "web slinger" who works on websites and iPhone apps for a living. On his spare time, Hancock makes toys come alive as you can…
If there's one thing that I've been completely mesmerized with these days, it's candid street photography. Whether they're turning everyday moments into movie scenes are just capturing the raw beauty of people on the street, these photographers don't just have an eye for the craft,… Continue
American photographer Gregory Crewdson creates haunting moments frozen in time. Set in nondescript suburban America, his photos explore the disturbing drama that exists in everyday life. His elaborately staged sets bring to mind the world of film. It's no wonder as Crewdson cites The Twilight Zone, Stephen Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind, David Lynch's… Continue