Artists Ayako Kanda and Mayuka Hayashi have taken photos of couples to an entirely new level with these incredibly intimate X-Ray Portraits. The two student artists used CT scans and X-ray machines to document pairs of people within very close proximity. The skeletons seem cold and lonely, yet the closeness of the bodies suggests that the two forms are actually…
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Maria Francesca Melis' unique style of self-portraiture is filled with unexpected surprises. In her series, Variable Face, the 22-year-old artist hides behind all kinds of everyday objects, using everything from bananas and bunches of grapes to dead fish. She documented herself in a wide range of backdrops and the beautiful results are a surprising blend of portraiture and…
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Landscape photographer Michael Quinn takes us on a visual adventure with this series entitled Greenland Reflection. Each photograph features a stunning display of natural formations that seem to float along the surface of the rippling blue water. Light reflects all around, producing intense shadows as well as a greenish glow on parts of the textured exterior.
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If you look closely, you'll find that these detailed architectural close-ups are filled with surprises! Artist Henry Hargreaves and stylist Caitlin Levin used gingerbread and candy to create the buildings as part of a Dylan's Candy Bar display at the Art Basel winter festival in Miami. The black and…
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Duplicity is a series of dramatic underwater portraits filled with an emotional energy that emanates from the canvas. In each scene, artist Barbara Cole captures hazy, mirrored figures that blur the lines between reality and fiction. Although the complex arrangements have many painterly qualities, the compositions are actually photographs that draw upon a variety of creative…
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Photographer Ali Ertürk has been capturing the striking beauty of a variety of landmarks since 2006. Based in San Francisco, the talented artist has specifically focused much of his attention on the Golden Gate Bridge, the massive, bright red suspension bridge in California that spans almost two miles long.
Ertürk documents the popular landmark with a fresh and unique perspective,…Continue
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As founder of The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species (T.I.G.E.R.S.), exotic animal trainer Dr. Bhagavan Antle has a unique opportunity to come face-to-face with a number of Bengal tigers on a daily basis. As a result of this direct contact, he has developed an extensive portrait series of the incredibly powerful animals extremely up-close.
Based in South Carolina, the…Continue
Kaleidoscopic is a visually captivating series that alters everyday space with unexpected layers of reality. Brussels-based artist Maria Baoli uses a basic, mirrored triangle to introduce fragments of a person into common areas like a tiled bathroom or a wall covered with ivy. By simply intervening with the otherwise boring spaces, she generates intriguing effects that viewers will…
French photographer Romain Laurent’s series, H2O, is a beautifully experimental portrait project created for Amusement Magazine. While technically it can be classified as underwater photography, the images play with that brief moment between being fully submerged and rising up, above the water.
With impeccable timing, Laurent captures the second just before the model breaks through the…Continue
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Over the last century, the New York subway system has dramatically developed and changed, and it continues to do so today. Despite the ever-changing surroundings, passengers on an NYC train seem to remain basically the same. The men, women, and children of any decade can be seen reading newspapers, staring out the window, or even catching a quick snooze between…Continue
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Camera phones and social media make it quite easy to see photographs of yourself on a daily basis. However, there are some areas that don't have the same advanced technology and Chukotka, a remote region in Siberia, is one of these places.
In a continued exploration of the world, California-based photographer Sasha Leahovcenco decided to travel to many rarely…Continue
Reinhold Adscheid is an astrophysicist who wondered what it would be like to see the world from different perspectives at the same time. So, he began taking multiple photographs of the same scenes and stitching them together into one, single image. He calls his process the "chrono-chorotic technique, which gives the possibility to explore the known and, in…
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19-year-old photographer Arlette Chiara Sivizaca Conde creates captivating portraits that are filled with a haunting beauty. Each scene radiates a sense of raw emotion and sparks a desire to know more about the passionate figures who often shield their faces behind masks of hair.
Conde creates all kinds of narratives with her photographs and she blends reality with…Continue
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More than a year ago, 20-year-old photographer Marcus Møller Bitsch, aka Marcus MB, began a personal photographic journey. Every day for one year, he created a new portrait filled with surreal mystery and intrigue, including a fun bubblegum portrait where he is unexpectedly…
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Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov isolates single snowflakes in order to capture the unique beauty of the delicate, icy crystals that fall to the ground during a snowstorm. The Moscow-based photographer gets quite up-close and personal to capture the geometric shapes and lines of snowflakes that often escape our everyday view.
His extensive series features a wide range of…Continue
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Some artists paint with a brush on canvas, but artist Janne Parviainen is a little bit different. To create his magical portraits, the Helsinki-based artist chooses to paint with light without using any digital post-processing. He sets up very long camera exposures and develops…
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In the early hours of a day, when the sun is up but most people are not yet awake, the light is soft and the city streets are peaceful. Photographer Julien Coquentin found himself drawn to these moments and captured them in his series, aptly named Early Sunday Morning.
Not everyone loves dawn, though, and anyone who has ever fought with the alarm clock in the wee…Continue
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Into the Mirror is an elegant fashion photo shoot with a twist. Italian photographer Luca Meneghel created the series by blending reality with illustrations that are hand-drawn along the surface of a mirror. Simply dressed in nude garb, model Nasty Bugriy shows off her stylish sense of rare fashion by standing perfectly placed in front of the elaborate dresses and jewels.
Added by katie hosmer on November 13, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Visarute Angkatavanich gets incredibly close up to capture these stunning portraits of Siamese fighting fish in graceful, dancerly poses. The Thai photographer uses perfectly placed lighting to create the dramatic highlights and shadows that give personality to each little finned creature.
The photographs convey a sense of elegance that sits in direct contrast to the…Continue
In light of the recent Halloween celebrations, one might assume that these portraits are the result of an extended costume rental or an elaborate photo shoot due to a massive sugar high. In reality, the series is a long-term project created by photographer Klaus Pichler. Entitled Just the Two of Us, the photographs feature performance artists who regularly participate in a…
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