Compulsion is a thrilling series, by Alex Prager, that is guaranteed to make your heart race. They're cinematic photos filled with an incredible amount of suspense and drama.
Last year, Huffington Post conducted an interview with Prager where she shared…Continue
Photographer Richard Gottardo recently captured the spectacular glow of the Northern Lights as they filled the skies above the Rocky Mountains. Although the gorgeous spectacle is difficult to forecast, everything finally came together for Gottardo in mid-April. Not wanting to miss the opportunity due to cloud cover, the Toronto-based photographer drove 5 hours to Revelstoke, British…
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In this series entitled Sightseeing Tunnel, German photographer Jakob Wagner takes us on a colorful journey through the Bund Sightseeing Tunnel in Shanghai, China. In the popular tourist attraction, which involves a 5-minute tunnel ride in an automated car, visitors encounter surreal and otherworldly visual and audio effects. When describing the experience, Sales Director Zhang…
Polish photographer Dariusz Klimczak applies his photo manipulation skills to carefully construct surreal landscapes filled with patterns. The recurring sequence of shapes and forms in Klimczak's aptly titled series Patterns include both complex, irregular visual schemes and clean, symmetrical patterns that are indescribably pleasing to browse through.
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The winners in the professional competition of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards were just announced and they include a photographer who took some fascinating photos of modern life in North Korea. Under the Current Affairs category, the winner was Moscow, Russia-born…
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Barcelona-based photographer and fashion filmmaker Gustavo Lopez Mañas has collaborated with hairdressers from Madrid-based fashion styling company X-presion to produce what they call "the first hair collection in cinemagraph." The project, known as Sketch, presents a series of animated images featuring elaborately styled models making subtle…Continue
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Hilarious comedian and talk show host Conan O'Brien is the focus of Reasons My Talk Show Host Is Crying, a blog parodying the viral hit Reasons My Son Is Crying. From a monologue joke being received with laughter…Continue
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We're always big fans of up-and-coming teen photographers here on My Modern Met, but 14-year-old photographer Zev (aka fiddle oak) has got to be one of the youngest talents we've ever come across. The Natick, Massachusetts-based teen photographer's portfolio exhibits skills beyond his years.
Zev manages to present a…Continue
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Like many photographers we've come to know, Geoff Black was inspired to take up photography after having kids. By day he's a mortgage banker but whenever he has a free moment you'll find him snapping adorable photos of his twin girls. In fact, on Flickr, he has a folder dedicated to them which he titles, "The Ladies - Life with Identical Girls." He describes the set as "The Adventures of…
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Rather than delicately sipping her red wine, photographer Manon Wethly decided to toss a full glass in the air and document it. Originally a graphic designer and illustrator, the Belgium-based artist has recently turned her full attention to photography. And, she doesn't just toss red wine in the air. She throws all kinds of liquids up, clicking at just the right moment to capture…Continue
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With just four years of experience, Normandy-based student photographer Vincent Bourilhon creates surreal worlds that are incredibly enchanting. Viewers will find themselves swiftly escaping into many of his inventive stories where top hats rapidly multiply and hot air balloons emerge from the steam of a coffee cup.
Bourilhon juxtaposes real-life environments with detailed…Continue
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Wearable Foods is an eye-catching series by Korean artist Yeonju Sung that presents a line of edible art. Using a variety of ingredients as her medium, the crafty artist has constructed a multitude of garments with consumable goods that include (but are not limited to) bananas, mushrooms, tomatoes,…Continue
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It's that time again! National Geographic is calling out to all of the world's photographers to enter the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. Submit your photos in any or all of these four categories: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of…
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Australian Cattle Dog Jack is one talented canine! The adorable pooch exhibits his skilled ability to balance just about anything on his head. Jack's owners, John E. Doig III and his girlfriend, decided to share his impressive balancing act on reddit through a series of photos uploaded to Imgur. After their first set of images received attention, they continued to interact with…Continue
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This collection by Romain Jacquet-Lagreze will have your head spinning in a dizzy state of confusion. The French photographer and graphic artist created Vertical Horizon as a visual exploration of Hong Kong and it's rapid growth towards the sky. Using a unique perspective, Jacquet-Lagreze presents the ever-growing city in a repetitively graphic expression of its…
There have been a countless number of movies produced throughout the history of film and it's no secret that the industry has recycled material by creating sequel after sequel and releasing remakes of classics. However, what everyone may not notice is just how much the "original"…Continue
It's not often that we get to see the magnificence of a humpback whale in up-close detail. In fact, the world below the surface of the sea is often quite a mystery. Photographer Tony Wu spends much of his time traveling around, seeking out adventures, and documenting incredible underwater displays of what Wu describes as many "charismatic marine mammals."
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Germany-based photographer Bettina Güber creates a small world of adventures with her tiny people and life-sized props. Using toy figures, Güber arranges scenes into her "just for fun" project, entitled Small People, and then photographs the scene as a documentation of the event. She dubs each piece with humorous titles that…Continue
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Photographer Flóra Borsi photoshops herself into old black and white images of celebrities and people from past eras for her comical series titled Time Travel. The Budapest-based photographer is craftily featured in each manipulated image, hidden among throngs of fans, press, and commuters. She is even equipped with her own handy digital camera to capture the moment.
To celebrate her cat Guagua's birthday, Chinese blogger toshiya86 created a series of cardboard comic foregrounds for the furry feline to stick its head through and automatically be transformed into an anime character. The clever project has resulted in an endless array of portraits of the expressive cat, paving the way for kitty…
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