Miradors is a lighthearted photo project filled with many unexpected surprises. Created by French photographer Erwan Fichou, the series documents people popping out of oddly carved trees. The atypical portraits will instantly spark a curiosity about why the trees are shaped so specifically and also why each person is perched so snugly amid the leaves.
The inspiration for…Continue
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Initially created for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, New York-based photographer Victoria Will's Tintypes series features portraits of numerous celebrities that uses an old technique for film development involving a thin sheet of iron coated with a collodion emulsion. The monochromatic renderings, which are produced through the…Continue
Added by Pinar on February 10, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
When photographer Adrain Chesser tested positive for HIV and was diagnosed with AIDS, he knew that he had to break the news to his family and friends somehow. Eventually, he came up with the idea of letting his loved ones know about his condition by inviting them to his studio, one by one, for a simple, intimate photo shoot for an unnamed project. Unbeknownst to them, Chesser…
In 2011, photographer Alessandro Puccinelli decided to take a break from his professional work in commercial photography to concentrate on personal projects that all center around one of his greatest passions in life, the sea.
Puccinelli bought an old (but he insists, a very well constructed) Hymer 1983 motorhome and began to move it along the south coast of…Continue
Added by Noel Kat on February 9, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
Photographer Karim Nafatni gives new energy to the glowing lights of bustling Dubai in his stunning series of cityscapes, simply called Rooftop Photography. As we have seen before, the Dubai-based photographer and major airline pilot is certainly not afraid of heights!…
Moscow-based photographer and daring rooftopper Kirill Oreshkin (aka kirill_opex) documents each of his adventurous and extremely dangerous feats as he manages to climb to the top of his city's towering structures and dangle off the edge, hundreds of meters in the air. Like so many other young rooftoppers (including his friend…Continue
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Ikebana is the traditional Japanese art of flower arrangement and Naoko Tosas's Sound of Ikebana is a contemporary take on that time-honored art form. For each piece, Tosa blends a variety of pastel colors and oil to express the different Japanese seasons. The cherry trees in spring, cool water in summer, red leaves in autumn, and snow in winter are all represented by a unique color…Continue
Added by Noel Kat on February 8, 2014 at 9:05am — No Comments
Both Sides Of is a series by photographer Alex John Beck that explores the definition of physical beauty. Each image in the British-born, New York-based photographer's collection is a composite offering two sets of symmetrical faces. One image takes the left half of the subject's face and mirrors it into the beauty shot of a seemingly whole face, while the adjacent portrait offers a…
World renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz has been capturing shots of celebrities as popular Disney characters for years, as part of her ongoing collection of Disney Dream Portraits. The latest addition to her portfolio of work is Academy Award nominated actress Jessica Chastain as…Continue
Korean artist Seung Hoon Park weaves strips of film together to produce visually intriguing compositions where a fragmented world comes together in complex arrangements. Throughout the series, Textus, his unique approach redefines the typical landscape in mosaic style.
To create the unique photographs, Park uses positive 16mm movie film that he cuts into strips and loads into a…Continue
Added by katie hosmer on February 7, 2014 at 9:55am — No Comments
Brooklyn-based photographer Cara Phillips developed this intriguing portrait project that uses ultraviolet light to reveal every tiny little imperfection across a person's face. To produce the black and white series, the artist set up on the streets of New York with a sign that said "Free Portraits." Any willing participants agreed to sit down right there and have their photo taken…
Polish photographer Michał Koralewski has been capturing artistic renditions of Poland's landscape, architecture, and changing seasons. By sectioning off a single frame, the creative photographer is able to exhibit the visual differences of a single setting throughout the seasons. Koralewski juxtaposes summer and winter, revealing the transformative variance. He even sticks to one season, showing how different a…
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Fine art photographer Adrien Broom is back to continue her fantasy-filled series known as The Color Project with The Orange World. Having first begun the project with the intent of creating an eight-part exploration of the world of color as seen through the eyes of a…Continue
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Artist Emma Howell has a unique approach to landscape photography. Rather than exposing her images digitally or onto film, she works with a wet plate collodion method to transfer landscapes directly onto handblown glass forms. When the San Francisco-based artist first learned…
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The World Photography Organization has just recently announced the shortlist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist. The annual contemporary photography competition includes entries from professionals and amateurs covering a variety of subjects. Competitors enter into one of three divisions—Professional, Open, Youth—and from there, the submitted photos are…
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It has been a particularly cold winter so far in New York. The massive snow storms and frigid temperatures have sent most people indoors to seek warmth under fuzzy blankets with hot chocolate in hand. However, in response to the cold, photographer Dina Litovsky decided to venture outside to document the unusually deserted landscapes throughout Central Park.
Born in the Ukraine,…Continue
Matt Stopera of BuzzFeed recently attended the debates between science educator Bill Nye (The Science Guy) and Christian author Ken Ham about the controversial topic of evolutionism vs creationism. While there, he asked a number of self-described creationists from the event's audience to write messages…Continue
"Animals are a matter of my heart." These seven words are the only description Czech photographer Lukas Holas provides for his outstanding series entitled Portraits of Animals. His love and admiration for animals radiates clearly through each and every powerful close-up.
Shot in simple, but elegant black and white, the portraits showcase each animal's individuality. Holas uses his…Continue
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The Fox Theater I, Oakland
New York-based French photographer Franck Bohbot traveled to California to spotlight the most amazing movie theaters, big and small, as an homage to the history of film in his series titled Cinema. He captures the grandiose scale of some exquisitely designed theaters as well as the compact, intimate setting of a few indie film…
Added by Pinar on February 5, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments