Katie hosmer's Blog Posts Tagged 'photo' (558)

Hard-Working Cleaners in their Beautiful Artistic Sanctuaries



When the lights go off and the crowds disperse, a public building doesn't just clean itself. In his series, entitled Melbourne Cleaners, Australian photographer Greg Briggs recognizes the hard work that goes into maintaining the illusion of an always-clean gallery, art museum, movie theater, or ornate church. The beautifully meditative series is a study both on human behavior as…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 16, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

13-Year-Old Girl Symbolizes Future of Mongolian Tradition



24-year-old photographer Asher Svidensky recently traveled to west Mongolia with the intention of documenting the lives of traditional Kazakh eagle hunters, people who tame eagles for the purpose of hunting smaller animals. As an artist, Svidensky wanted to preserve the tradition that is passed from generation to generation of men, but found that along his journey, there was much…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 11, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

My Modern Shop Spotlight - Darcy the Flying Hedgehog

Artist Shota Tsukamoto and Darcy the Flying Hedgehog have a very special pet/owner relationship. The charming little gal is the model for Tsukamoto's series of playful photographs in which she has unexpectedly cute interactions with things like a group of red cherries, a row of colorful cups, and a tiny little cactus. The popular series first became known through the artist's Instagram…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 10, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Playful Food Pairings Communicate Well-Known Idioms



Rather than slicing through the center of foods, this time still life and food photographer Beth Galton documents food with a more direct and solid approach. Idioms is a conceptual project that introduces a variety of sayings in strikingly simple form.

In the series, Galton…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 9, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Project Offers a Glimpse Inside the Bags of 100 Creative People

Victoria Ling, Photographer @ Victoria Ling



Glimpsing into a person's bag can be a very personal experience. The items that a person chooses to carry on a daily basis can offer great insight into their general character. Creative director and designer Daniel Eckler developed this series, entitled Essentials, as a way to explore the contents of the bags…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 9, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Geometric Reflections in Landscapes Create Abstract Realities



Victoria Siemer, aka Witchoria, is a Brooklyn-based graphic designer who produces new and unusual realities by altering expected perceptions of space. She blends geometric shapes into natural landscapes to produce the sensation of upside-down, backwards, and fragmented reflections.

Witchoria aligns pieces of mountains, trees, rivers, and oceans into symmetrical…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 8, 2014 at 10:33am — 2 Comments

Beautifully Expressive Self-Portraits Set Against a NY Backdrop



This alluring self-portrait work is a combination of flowing body movements set against recognizable backdrops throughout New York City. The work features Spain-based multimedia artist Veronika Marquez in a slow dance across each composition. She performs for the camera and uses her body to express her emotions through elegant gestures.

With a graceful presence, Marquez…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 7, 2014 at 11:32am — 1 Comment

Changing NYC Storefronts Documented Across a Decade

CBGB, The Bowery, East Village, NYC



New York City is constantly moving and changing. Walking along the same exact city block can be an entirely different experience from week to week, with new stores and restaurants popping up all the time.

Ten years ago, photographers James and Karla Murray began documenting the unique…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 7, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

More Nearly Lost Street Photos by Photographer Vivian Maier



Vivian Maier was an amazing photographer whose talents went unrecognized during her lifetime. Back in 2011, a box filled with Maier's negatives was discovered at a local thrift auction house in Chicago. Since that time, the American street photographer has become quite the…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 5, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Beautifully Candid Moments in Italy Throughout the 1980's



Photographer Charles H. Traub recently released this beautiful series of work, Dolce Via, that transports viewers back in time to Italy in the 1980's. Throughout the decade, the artist frequently visited Italy and during that time, he captured candid moments of people and places through his lens.

With an American gaze, Traub documented the culture, fashion…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 3, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart Act Like NYC Tourists



In honor of their final performances on Broadway in No Man's Land and Waiting for Godot, co-stars and best friends Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart recently decided to say goodbye to New York City by releasing some funny outtakes…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 3, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Ghostly Feminine Forms in Haunting Long-Exposures



This eerie collection is an intriguing self-portrait series created by American photographer Janelle Pietrzak. In every large color photograph, ghostly female forms interrupt the strikingly beautiful landscapes with a lingering presence that is both mystifying…

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Added by katie hosmer on March 31, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Spectacular Splashes Create Colorful Liquid Creatures



It would be quite shocking to come across these giant creatures emerging from the surface of a lake. In reality, though, it wouldn't be possible considering Milwaukee-based photographer Jack Long captures the beautiful liquid formations at extremely high speeds.

With technical acuity, Long…

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Added by katie hosmer on March 30, 2014 at 10:14am — No Comments

Hilarious Portraits of Tiny Babies Dressed Up In Adult Clothes

janelpeyton

Babies are already pretty adorable, but babies dressed up like adults are just hilarious! Instagrammer Ilana Wiles (@mommyshorts) is behind this new trending hashtag, #babysuiting, that has mommies dressing…

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Added by katie hosmer on March 28, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

My Modern Shop Spotlight—Cody William Smith's Reflective Landscapes



These beautifully complex landscapes by LA-based photographer Cody William Smith merge multiple perspectives into one intriguing photograph. Circular mirrors perfectly placed within the compositions reflect other elements located nearby and create a captivating depth within the natural scenes. From land to sea, Smith presents the world with a wonderfully elegant approach.

We are pleased to announce that…

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Added by katie hosmer on March 27, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Beautiful Details of Tiny Insect Wings Revealed in Macro Photos



As butterflies and moths flutter past, it's difficult to see all of the beautiful details of each tiny insect. Biochemist and photographer Linden Gledhill has worked hard to bring those microscopic details to plain view through his incredible macro photography.

Using magnification from 7 to 17 times life size, Gledhill captures complex, repetitive patterns and vibrant colors…

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Added by katie hosmer on March 27, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Photo Contest Finalists Creatively Capture Light in Landscapes



Stunning rays of sunlight bursting through clouds; dramatic shadows cast along the ground of the forest; and rainbows shooting across the sky. These are all the types of light that judges look for in the Velux Lovers of Light competition.

The annual landscape photography event invites photographers to capture the beauty of natural light as it illuminates our world. This…

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Added by katie hosmer on March 26, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

My Modern Shop Spotlight - Shane Hawk's Stunning Landscapes



When 23-year-old photographer Shane Hawk turns his eye towards the sky, the results are these magical landscapes filled with glistening waters and vibrant skies that seem electric. By capturing reflections that blur the lines between sky and land, he redefines how we perceive the world. The powerful energy that emanates from each scene reminds viewers of the natural beauty that surrounds us every…

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Added by katie hosmer on March 25, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Portraits of Identical Twins at Age 50 Reveal Similarities and Differences Over Time



According to Confucius, 50 is the age when people begin to understand their fate. In an effort to visually explore this concept, Beijing-based photographer Gao Rongguo created this contemplative series, entitled Identical Twins, in which he photographs twin brothers and sisters from the Shandong province, where the artist grew up.

The project features a portrait of each twin…

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Added by katie hosmer on March 25, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

My Modern Shop Spotlight - Javier Pérez's Whimsical Creations



Graphic designer Javier Pérez produces playful photographs by blending everyday objects with simple line drawings. His ongoing series, Instagram Experiments, is a whimsical collection that gives life and personality to small scraps, random office supplies, and ordinary foods. His cheerful…

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Added by katie hosmer on March 20, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

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