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…
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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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…
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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These macro photographs by Israel-based 26-year-old Dmitriy Yoav Reinshtein are so close, you can actually count the little tiny hairs and whiskers on each bug's body (if you wanted to!). There is a sharp clarity to the extremely detailed portraits, providing viewers with an intimate window into the personality of each little creature.
The artist says all of the bugs are…Continue
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 17, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
In these photographs, by Aaron Groen, it's very easy to get lost in each of his starry wonderlands. A Series of Dark Places is a collection of work in which the South Dakota-based artist juxtaposes the beauty of the universe against the many familiar natural and man-made forms here on Earth. Using long exposures, he captures magical landscapes filled with dreamy atmospheres,…
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Leila Jeffreys is a photographer and a bird-lover. The Sydney-based photographer has always had an affinity for wildlife, which started at a young age when she used to rescue animals and nurse them back to health. She says, "As I've grown, I've watched the human population explode worldwide so I wanted to remind us all about the 'little people' that also share…Continue
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Photographer Paul Octavious has taken the saying "birds of a feather flock together," and turned it into a visual pun. In his project, entitled Birds of Aperture, all kinds of different cameras have sprouted wings and appear to have taken flight. Just as a bird-watcher might document individual birds, Octavious portrays each camera as its own unique species flying around in…
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 11, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Photographers Sean Lenz and Kristoffer Abildgaard have created some really amazing and original waterfall landscapes. The series, entitled Neon Luminance, features ethereal streaks of colored light set against the natural waterfalls of Northern California.
To capture the surreal images, the photographers illuminated the water with glow sticks, road flares,…Continue
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Just as a dog might proudly present a squirrel to its owner, Scotland-based photographer Rowan Corkill created a series of images in which he presents a collection of dead animals to his viewers. Corkill has always been interested in old antiques and taxidermy objects, taking what most people consider junk and transforming it into photographs like this unique series, entitled…
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We don't know much about Francesco Romoli, but we do know that the talented Italian artist creates all kinds of fictitious worlds through his digital art. Romoli, who seems to enjoy keeping a low profile, says "I am nobody, I don't exist. I love using my imagination and my Canon 1000D."
This series, entitled Imaginary Towns, features a single, lonely person set next to…Continue
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 8, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Every two years in Tarragona, Spain, this amazing display takes place in which people compete to create complex human towers. Called Concurs de Castells, the event occurs across two days in front of an audience of thousands. In 2012, each of 32 teams had five chances to build their most difficult and complex human towers for the judges, who tallied the scores and declared the winners at…
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 6, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
This series of photographs, entitled Nachtfluge, features the light trails of airplanes as they take off and land across the evening skies. To create each shot, Brooklyn-based photographer Kevin Cooley traveled to various major airports in the United States, including JFK, LAX, and Newark, New Jersey's EWR. Using a large format camera and long exposures of anywhere from four to five…
Added by Katie Hosmer on April 4, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
History buffs will just love this visual blend of past and present by self-taught American photographer Seth Taras. It's easy to forget that, where we now stand, many have stood before us. This project, entitled Know Where You Stand, was created as a reminder of major historical events, including the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the invasion of Normandy in 1944, and the…
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Fabian Oefner captures all kinds of incredible color and motion in just the blink of an eye. His awesome skills at experimentation have once again led to this captivating series, entitled Black Hole. For each image, Oefner drips acrylic paint onto a metallic rod that is attached to a drill. When he turns the drill on, the paint instantly flies away from the center of the rod and, in that…
From a young age, Shanghai-based artist Yang Yongliang has explored Chinese art and calligraphy, but, even with its thousands of years of history, he is concerned that these traditional art forms are moving towards extinction. However, the artist believes that there are ways to move this art culture into more modern times by using the newest technology and techniques and blending them with…
Added by Katie Hosmer on March 27, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Based in Portoscuso, Italian photographer Alberto Seveso's work has recently become quite the hot commodity for musicians. In collaboration with their music studios, bands like The Temper Trap and The Black Seeds have commissioned the talented artist to capture the fluid movement of ink mixing with water in eye-catching album cover designs. This series includes many of the…
Added by Katie Hosmer on March 27, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
In the series by photographer Magdalena Bors, entitled The Seventh Day, each photograph features a single person set within a chaotic and surreal domestic space. Bors constructs the bizarre environments as a visual connection between ourselves and the natural world, saying, "I am fascinated by the simultaneous strength and fragility of this connection as we go about our lives,…
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