All Blog Posts Tagged 'Spectacular' (9)

Spectacular Shots Above and Below the Sea

Get ready to pack your bags! Let's take a trip and seek out some clear waters where we can capture shots like this.

Called over-unders, split-shots, or just splits, this photographic technique helps you see both what's inside the water and outside of it at the same time. The lens (usually fisheye) is positioned half above the water and half below the water. If you're… Continue

Added by alice on July 19, 2011 at 4:30pm — 7 Comments

Milky Way through a Sahara Sandstorm

I've seen a lot of time-lapse films in the last few years, and I have to say, this one by Terje Sorgjerd could be the best.

The footage was captured about a week ago from atop El Teide, Spain's highest mountain. At one point, a large sandstorm hit the Sahara Desert, making it nearly impossible for Sorgjerd to see the sky with his own eyes. Surprisingly, his camera had managed to capture the sandstorm which was backlit by Grand Canary Island making it look… Continue

Added by Eugene on April 18, 2011 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

New York City Sparkles at Night (20 photos)

As an architectural and interior photographer in New York specializing in luxury projects, Evan Joseph has climbed onto extraordinary terraces and exclusive roofs. After a decade of shooting skyline views, however, he went in search of an even loftier angle. Nowhere to look but up, he took to the skies.

Working closely with a pilot, Joseph shoots New York City in a helicopter at night.… Continue

Added by alice on March 24, 2011 at 10:30am — 8 Comments

Spectacular Shots from the Sky (20 photos)

While studying architecture at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design, Alex MacLean took a course on community planning that would ultimately change the course of his destiny. As part of the program, he became exposed to aerial photography and a few years after he graduated, he obtained his commercial pilot license. Shooting through an airplane window, MacLean found mesmerizing patterns, bringing to light order and chaos in ways we could only… Continue

Added by alice on March 21, 2011 at 11:00am — 7 Comments

Spectacular Colors of Nature (20 photos)

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

Added by alice on March 10, 2011 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Inspiring Illustrations by Marcos Chin (15 total)

"We all know that the surface of our industry beneath us is shifting." - Marcos Chin

Read through freelance illustrator Marco Chin's blog and you can't help but feel a connection to him. Chin's not only one of those illustrators that can pull you in with his colorful and rich work, he has a way with words that makes you feel… Continue

Added by alice on February 11, 2011 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

LA Street Art and Banksy's New Movie (5 pics)

On Friday, the My Modern Met team headed to ArcLight in Hollywood to see Banksy's new film Exit Through the Gift Shop. Not knowing exactly what to expect from the illusive artist, we came with few expectations and left with quite a few surprises.

Eugene, Annie and I decided to make a few stops before our movie. Since…


Added by alice on April 18, 2010 at 12:00am — 5 Comments

Spectacular Animal Portraits by Steve Hoskins (20 pics)

Having worked on ad campaigns for Pedigree, Purina and Whiskas, British photographer Steve Hoskins knows a thing or two about taking pictures of our furriest friends. Diving deeper into his work, we find stunningly clear photos of animals big and small, creepy and cuddly. With an eye for detail, Hoskins portrays these animals in both striking and subtle ways, making…


Added by alice on March 25, 2010 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

30+ Behind the Scenes, Magical Movie Moments

Steven Spielberg. Quentin Tarantino. Martin Scorsese. George Lucas. Modern-day movie directors who's names are somehow stored in our memory. At the very top of their game, these directors have that rare ability to transport us into a different time and place, albeit for just a few hours. They're artists who can see something most of cannot - imaginary worlds we never…


Added by alice on November 25, 2009 at 6:00pm — 10 Comments

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