All Blog Posts Tagged 'photography' (1,243)

Pier Pressure (12 pics)



Ibán Ramón's series of portraits are special because they each bring out a different emotion. Several factors come into play in creating a mood. These include the stance or disposition of the subject, the weather and its effect on lighting and the angle at which Ibán Ramón takes his photos. Looking out into the still or choppy water, the subjects are all lost in their own…

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Added by alice on March 9, 2010 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Mystical Surreal Art (10 total)

Earthbound





Using Photoshop, Jay (or One Tainted Angel on DeviantArt) creates mystical, surreal art that's beautiful yet haunting. His photomanipulations are somewhat subtle but his stories are spectacularly clear. Like digital artists Stanislav Odyagailo and…

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Added by alice on March 9, 2010 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Breakfasts Around the World (7 pics)

France

Inka's post on What the World Eats made us truly appreciate how our cultural diversity plays into our food choices. Hamburg-based German photographer Oliver Schwarzwald delves specifically into our most important meal of the day with his series, "Breakfast." Here, he… Continue

Added by alice on March 8, 2010 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

Smiling at Life - Elliott Erwitt (8 pics)



Take a look through Elliott Erwitt's body of work and don't tell me you didn't crack a smile. Don't worry, you're not alone - his good-natured photos make you feel as though the world is smiling right along with you. Known for his candid black-and-white shots of absurd or ironic occasions, they show you lighter side of life, don't they?…

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Added by alice on March 7, 2010 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

He's at the Edge of the World - Jim Richardson (15 pics)

Having been with National Geographic for over a quarter of a century, American photojournalist Jim Richardson is at the top of his game. Contributing over twenty-five stories to the magazine since 1984, Jim is a prolific photographer who gets to traverse the globe, shooting everything from the tops of volcanic peaks to the surface of swamps and wetlands.



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Added by alice on March 5, 2010 at 9:30am — 5 Comments

Baby, Don't Cry - Jill Greenberg (15 pics)



What is it about a crying baby that hits us at our core? Photographer Jill Greenberg asks us to explore those complicated emotions in this series, End Times. With gut-wrenching emotion, these babies show their frustration in the only way they know how.…

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Added by alice on March 4, 2010 at 9:30am — 5 Comments

Amazing use of light by LICHTFAKTOR (Pictures plus video)



Ever since I read Alice's blog post regarding amazing light photography by TCB, I've been hooked! You got to love what light can do to pictures. And animation for that matter!!

Lenovo Edge from…

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Added by Amy Wong on March 4, 2010 at 12:00am — 3 Comments

PULP with Neil Krug and Joni Harbeck



Sizzling hot PULP images. Pulp used to be magazines printed on cheap paper which would easily turn yellow even before the magazines hit the news stands. The cover illustrations were often fantastical images of with damsels in distress and hero's and villains. Nowadays of course woman don't flail about helplessly. They take matters into their own hands, tough as nails, which is all the more sexy. With these Krug and Harbeck really capture the… Continue

Added by Inka Leoni on March 3, 2010 at 11:50am — 1 Comment

Interesting findings - Ilya Gulyaev art & photography

Found some really interesting photos & images by Ilya Gulyaev…



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Added by Lyonya Ivanec on March 3, 2010 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

Provocative in Pink - Adam Holtrop (7 Pics + Exclusive Interview)



Dressed in neon colors that seem to pop off the page, model Lisa Marie Schneider is completely mesmerizing. Photographer Adam Holtrop shoots this beauty in a series he's titled Pink Banana. Playful and provocative with hints of suggestive symbolism, it almost makes us feel like we're getting a voyeuristic look into the life of the modern-day girl-next-door.…

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Added by alice on March 2, 2010 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

To Try: Cookie Splash!

Maybe it's because it reminds me of when I used to dunk oreo cookies into milk but I can't wait to contribute to this Flickr group! Who else is the group's admin but Siebe, the man who made the cookie splash famous? He's even given us some tips on how to capture these… Continue

Added by alice on February 28, 2010 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

Emotional Winter Olympic Moments

What is it about the Olympics that keeps us glued to the screen, jumping/shouting/screaming at the tv like we've completely lost our minds? The easy answer is that we're in awe of these athletes - the ones who have trained tirelessly for years and, for some, a lifetime for their chance to show us, their country, the world and themselves that they are the best. But it's not just the physical strength or the technique we're in awe of, it's their mental focus. Because we all know that it's the… Continue

Added by alice on February 26, 2010 at 5:00pm — 6 Comments

Love and Marriage (10 pics)



If there was one couple who could show us the ups and downs of relationships it would be Thad and Sarah Lawrence. Using Photoshop, they've created a hilarious set of photos that include everything from Sarah vacuuming her husband to lighting him on fire. Their imaginative photos take us on a wild journey, making us remember the passionate emotions that come with…

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Added by alice on February 24, 2010 at 10:30am — 7 Comments

National Geographic's New Laptop Skins

While I love all those clever decals you can stick on your computer to make it your own, I'd be proud to show off one of these new National Geographic Gelaskins on my Macbook Pro. The two companies just recently came together to offer stunning, removable stickers for your computer or phone. Check them out,… Continue

Added by alice on February 20, 2010 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Love Life - Gabrielle Kai (12 pics)



This morning, as I was looking through some photos, I stumbled upon the work of Gabrielle Kai. Her soft tones and beautiful imagery drew me in but what touched me to the core was how she could find the beauty in simple things. As we try and navigate through this crazy marathon called life, I'm reminded to appreciate the journey. To see the world through a kid's eyes,…

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Added by alice on February 19, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Halloween in Harlem (15 photos)



Ever wonder what Halloween would be like if you were a kid growing up in New York City? In this series, titled Halloween in Harlem, photographer Amy Stein explores this question as shows us the many colorful kid costumes walking the urban streets.



Stein is a photographer and teacher based in New York City. Her work explores our evolving isolation…

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Added by alice on February 18, 2010 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

Incredible Light Force Fields by TCB (7 pics)



Using his own set of unique tools and no computer animation, TCB (or Twin Cities Bright) creates incredible light art that will blow you away. His light force fields seem other-worldly and his graffiti is for these modern times. TCB combines photography, graphic…

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Added by alice on February 16, 2010 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

Breaking Free of the Frame (12 total)

Margae



While some people dream of escaping into an alternate reality, perhaps others dream about joining yours. These are the people that are locked up in a photo, hoping that someone might come along and release them. It's only in the skilled hands of an artist or a photographer that…

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Added by alice on February 15, 2010 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

When Shadows Come Alive (15 pics)

Shadow Dance



Though there's a plethora of amazing shadow photography out there, my favorite ones are where the shadows tell a story. They're the ones where the line is blurred between art and photography where you're not quite sure if the photo has been doctored up. These are the photos where our imaginations run wild, where we believe, for a brief moment, that the shadows come…

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Added by alice on February 12, 2010 at 5:00pm — 4 Comments

The Monsters Most of Us Can't See (16 total)



If you follow my blogs, you'll know that I have a slight obsession about people with secret powers; like Terry Border who can make everyday objects come alive or Kumi Yamashita who can make mysterious…

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Added by alice on February 12, 2010 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

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