Égarements and Quotidien are two projects by French photographer Cerise Doucède in which she creates mysterious moments where inanimate objects come to life in a whirlwind of chaos. Each image in her collection is more exciting and unexpected than the next. The portraits feature serious, contemplative subjects who look sad and disconnected from their physical…
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Born in Africa to French wildlife photographer parents, Tippi Degré had a most unusual childhood. The young girl grew up in the African desert and developed an uncommon bond with many untamed animals including a 28-year old African elephant named Abu, a leopard nicknamed J&B, lion cubs, giraffes, an Ostrich, a mongoose, crocodiles, a baby zebra, a cheetah, giant bullfrogs,…
In this series entitled Nuées (Clouds), French photographer and visual artist Laurent Millet took the clouds right out of the sky and put them on display in glass boxes—or so it appears. Using perspective and a creative mind, the artist photographed his own hand, holding up three dimensional glass boxes that appear to contain the fluffy white puffs.
According to his bio, "Millet is…Continue
In his series Shanghai Layers, Japanese photographer Sasaki Makoto has captured the city of Shanghai in a unique and energetic way. Using long exposures, Makoto documents the largest city in China by capturing flickers of illumination over dozens of seconds, which produce a brilliantly glowing urban landscape.
The bright lights of Shanghai at night illuminate the scenes in a…Continue
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These photographs are a stunning fashion narrative set within the Guizhou province of China. Created for LIFE Magazine by French photographer Matthieu Belin, the collection highlights a combination of gorgeous Asian-inspired designs with the marvelous backdrops of the surrounding land. Working closely with both male and female models, Belin captures enchanting moments that…Continue
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This project by photographer Henry Hargreaves is both intriguing and disturbing at the same time. The series, entitled No Seconds, features the last meals requested by inmates on death row. Hargreaves recreated the meals as he imagines they were served, complete with silverware, tablecloths, and lacy placemats. The details of each inmate are listed beside the photograph, including…
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Swedish photographer Ulf Lundin created this hilarious series, entitled Bless You, in which he captures some of the less flattering moments of his subjects as they are mid-sneeze. To start, the artist invited people to his studio. He sat them alone in a room and asked them to freely sneeze in front of a video camera. In doing so, the artist captured that uninhibited moment of…Continue
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Organized chaos is a phrase that might be used to describe these Fruits of Labor by artist Alexis Clements. The Denver-based photographer has created a series of still life photographs in which she lines up rusty spoons, cracked eggs, and dusty vegetables in orderly and symmetrical patterns. The imperfections and flaws of the objects combine with the perfect arrangements to create…
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All of the pieces to the puzzle are there, but Switzerland-based artist Fabien Nissels organizes them into various wacky and nonsensical arrangements in his project, entitled Blocks. Nissels has taken a typically familiar object—the human body—and encourages his viewers to reinterpret this everyday thing in all of its unexpected new forms.
This creative project is…Continue
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Anyone who has ever attempted to photograph fireworks knows that this is no easy task. Seattle-based photographer Michael Holden is one of those talented artists who has mastered the technique of capturing gorgeous streaks of light as they burst across the sky.
To ring in the new year just a few days ago, Seattle hosted a fireworks display atop the iconic Space Needle…Continue
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Minnesota-based artist Brock Davis sees all kinds of exciting moments in otherwise everyday life. Through observation and creative thinking, the mixed media artist finds things that are seemingly mundane and he says he "extracts the creative potential from each object."
The significance of his art is that his many spontaneous ideas portray conceptually strong ideas…Continue
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The natural wonder of the forest is brought to life in these mystical images by Czech-based photographer Janek Sedlar. Focusing in on hazy and colorful compositions, the artist captures our attention with these enchanting scenes. In the collection, entitled Forest and Trees in Colors, Sedlar finds ordinary moments and transforms them into extraordinary worlds. He has an…
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Photographer Dane Shitagi created the Ballerina Project as an ongoing exploration of the elegant beauty of ballerinas. The project initially began in Honolulu, Hawaii, but has since taken to the city streets of New York, Boston, and Toronto. Each composition elegantly combines the smooth lines and curves of a ballerina's body, strikingly contrasted with the geometric shapes of busy…
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Not many people get to travel to outer space, but here, we can at least see what it looks like from amazing aerial perspectives. Landsat 5, a satellite that observed our planet for more than 29 years in space, will soon be ending it's mission. Originally set to orbit Earth for three years,…
Aurelie Curie is a photographer who explores the world, high and low, to shoot rare, urban vantage points filled with mystery and wonder. In her series, Above, Curie climbed to to the top of buildings and bridges to capture the many quiet moments that occur in a city. In each photograph, she combines a broad urban composition with the close details of buildings and bridge architecture to form…
Photographer Mark Meyer lives in a 100-year old log cabin in Alaska. Every morning when he wakes up, he first sees a single-paned window at the foot of his bed. As the weather outside changes with the seasons, the surface of the window becomes a work of art, frosting over with ice, dripping wet with rainwater, and occasionally fogging up with steam during the summer.
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Using a macro lens, UK-based photographer Janet Waters gets up close and personal with all kinds of liquids, bubbles, food dye, and soapy water. Where many artists like to have control of their final product, Waters actually counts on the unpredictable nature of liquids to create her captivating abstract designs.
Waters has an intense talent for finding the perfect angles of…Continue
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This digital project by Paris-based photographer Thierry Cohen is an imaginative tale about how urban landscapes might appear if we turned out all of the lights. In a big city glowing with street lamps, store signs, car headlights, and rows of illuminated apartment buildings, it's almost impossible to see the stars in the sky. One project review says, "Atmospheric and light pollution combine…
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German photographer Markus Reugel began photographing when his son was born, and his talents quickly developed into a passion. Specifically, he is drawn to high speed liquid photography because of the unpredictable nature of the process. Drop by drop, Reugel experiments with all kinds of liquids, lighting, and color to capture these magnificent, abstract creations.
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The term Grandma is most often associated with lots of love, big hugs, and delicious home cooking. Now whether or not your grandma really was a good cook doesn't matter, it's the memories of being at grandma's house that really stick. Italian…
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