If you thought one creative field couldn't bleed into another then you haven't met director, writer and photographer TJ Scott. Then again, maybe you have. Yesterday, Alyssa introduced us to him through his incredibly powerful silhouettes
. Looking through the rest of his shots, you'll find that there's an… Continue
Added by Eugene on April 21, 2011 at 10:00am —
London-based Holger Pooten is one of those modern-day magicians who also just happens to be a photographer. Whether he's lighting people on fire, throwing them in the air
or fantastically freezing objects
, you… Continue
Added by alice on April 21, 2011 at 8:30am —
Ever heard the phrase “being one with nature?” Los Angeles-based photographer Cecelia Webber has taken it to a whole 'nother level! Her incredible images of flowers, leaves and butterflies are made by carefully assembling hundreds of photographs of the nude human form!
Each piece can take upwards of two months to complete because Webber does it all - she arranges the poses and then… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on April 20, 2011 at 1:30pm —
Los Angeles-based photographer TJ Scott shows us just how powerful silhouettes can be with his spectacular and well-executed shots. By creating a sharp contrast between his subjects and their background, he masterfully brings out the mystery and drama of a scene.
Scott is fairly new to photography and has a background in film and television as a writer and director. “Stills photography has… Continue
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Where do you go to escape? Do you jump in your car and drive to the nearest beach, searching for answers while silently staring at the vast, never-ending ocean? Or do you head to the mountains and stand in the snow, feeling the cold and crisp wind as it sweetly stings your skin?
Photographer Adam Taylor has put together a wonderful set of photos that is simply titled People in… Continue
Added by alice on April 20, 2011 at 9:30am —
Added by Kevin Chung on April 19, 2011 at 2:00pm —
Photos of children at play seem innocent enough until you study them a little longer. Photographer and art director Jonathan Hobin has created a jarring series titled In the Playroom
that makes us question what our children's brains are soaking in through the ever-pervasive modern media.
"Just as children make a game of pretending to be… Continue
Added by alice on April 19, 2011 at 10:30am —
Sexy 25-year-old supermodel Lily Aldridge is a real life bride-to-be. She also happens to be the gorgeous face of Victoria Secret's 2011 bridal lingerie collection. In this one-minute commercial (below), Aldridge seductively showcases the new line which is aptly called Sexy Little Bride.
Added by Alyssa Anda on April 18, 2011 at 2:00pm —
Under the title, Trash is Not Trash
, photographer Gaby Herbstein worked with illustrator Pablo Bernasconi to come up with this wonderfully whimsical series which asks us to reflect on the importance of recycling and think about what we can do to reduce our ecological footprint. (Ecological footprint is a measure of human demand on the Earth's ecosystems. It compares human demand with planet… Continue
Added by alice on April 18, 2011 at 9:00am —
People often ask me how My Modern Met is different than all the other art, design and culture blogs out there. Yes, we're about creative inspiration but more than that, we're about making a deeper connection between the creator (artist, designer or photographer) and the viewer. The relationships we form are real. That's why you'll see us posting about the same person (and their work) as they… Continue
Added by alice on April 17, 2011 at 1:00pm —
What a smashing start to his 365 day project! Shawn Van Daele of Renaissance Studios sent us a wonderful email this morning to let us know about his highly creative self-portraits. The Milton, Ontario, Canada-based photographer creates images that stand out from the crowd not just because of their surreal nature but because you feel as though they each tell a unique and interesting story.
Added by alice on April 16, 2011 at 9:00am —
Added by Alyssa Anda on April 15, 2011 at 2:00pm —
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 —
At the young age of 17, Louis Lander-Deacon is showing remarkable potential. The UK-based student has created the Dreamer
series, which shows different people in mysterious settings...levitating. While we've all now seen this done (see Natsumi Hayashi
), Lander-Deacon manages to put his own… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on April 14, 2011 at 1:30pm —
Gorgeous Russian model Irina Shayk worked her luscious charm in a sexy ad campaign for the Spring/Summer 2011 collection of Spanish fashion brand XTI. Working well with Shayk is equally seductive male model Arthur Sales who adds fuel to this fiery shoot.
Added by Alyssa Anda on April 14, 2011 at 1:00pm —
For the May 2011 issue of Vogue
, photographer Peter Lindbergh pulled out all the stops, bringing one of today's biggest modern day movie stars to the circus! Reese Witherspoon gracefully dons Dior and Narciso Rodriguez dresses and an outfit by Dolce & Gabbana in this latest editorial. As Vogue's
May covergirl, Witherspoon shows us that America's sweetheart can get… Continue
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Added by Alyssa Anda on April 13, 2011 at 12:00pm —
Emma 18, Brookline MA
Rania Matar is a Lebanese photographer who had a genius idea to photograph young women from around the world in their secret place...their bedroom. Matar’s inspiration for this project is derived from her own teenage daughter. Watching her grow from childhood into adulthood gave her the desire to photograph other young women in their personal space.
“As I… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on April 12, 2011 at 2:00pm —
These irresistible fashion cupcakes are the result of Swedish food stylist Edsalv Lisa
and photographer Therese Aldgard
. Their brilliant minds have created five delicious cupcakes inspired by the style of Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Christian Louboutin, Betsey Johnson and Agent Provocateur. Looks… Continue
Added by Marica on April 12, 2011 at 1:00pm —