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

Steven Klein Brings Out Madonna's Best For 2010 Dolce & Gabbana Ad

above: Madonna with Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce

We've seen the buffed bicepped cougar shilling for everything from Pepsi to… Continue

Added by laura l. sweet on December 20, 2009 at 3:13pm — 5 Comments

Pic of the Day: Ice Queen

Art direction by Marcel Wanders and photography by Nicole Marnati.

Added by alice on December 19, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

20 Spectacular SNL Portraits - Mary Ellen Matthews

If you ever wondered who was behind all those amazing Saturday Night Live (SNL) portraits, wonder no longer. New York-based staff photographer, Mary Ellen Matthews, is responsible for creating those highly stylized images. Since 1999, Matthews has been the one maintaining that distinctive look we've all come to love. Working with everyone from politicians and sports…


Added by alice on December 16, 2009 at 3:30pm — 8 Comments

Timeless Celebrity Photos - Norman Jean Roy (15 pics)

As a top fashion and celebrity photographer, Norman Jean Roy's name is often spoken in the same breath as Annie Leibovitz, Mark Seliger and Patrick Demarchelier. Whether he's channeling Old Hollywood glamour with Gemma Ward and George Clooney or recreating Hitchcock Classics with Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert Downey Jr., Roy has that rare ability of making any picture…


Added by alice on December 15, 2009 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

My Parents Were Awesome

One of the coolest blogs to launch recently is My Parents Were Awesome. It was created by Eliot Glazer who wanted to show photos of parents when they were "super-awesome." As he states, "Before the fanny packs and Andrea Bocelli concerts, your parents (and grandparents) were once free-wheeling, fashion-forward, and super awesome."

Anyone can submit a picture of… Continue

Added by alice on December 13, 2009 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Pic of the Day: Retail Therapy

After a crazy year like this, it's actually comforting to know that even Santa gets stressed. Here he is getting some much needed therapy. Moschino is behind this humorous holiday window display.

Via… Continue

Added by alice on December 10, 2009 at 9:30am — 5 Comments

10 Beautiful Snow Scenes

What is it about falling snow that takes a normal picture and turns it into a magical movie-like scene? It's that perfect moment frozen in time.

"The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found?" ~J.B.… Continue

Added by alice on December 6, 2009 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

When Reality Gets Flipped (20 photos)

Train Rotation

What would happen if you woke up one day and your world had flipped upside down? You lost your sense of self. You couldn't figure out how your life had ended up at that present moment. Perhaps only then would you come to appreciate what you once had.

Whether these photos have been flipped around or photo… Continue

Added by alice on December 6, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Timeless Beauty - Robin Alfian (6 pics)

Robin Aflian is a 22 year old fashion photographer from Indonesia. The way Robin captures glitz and glamour - the smokiness in the air, the pensive look on his models faces is beautiful. It's a throwback to yesteryear but with a nice, modern touch. They're classic photos that appear timeless.…


Added by alice on December 5, 2009 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Manipulating Reality: How Images Redefine the World

Something is not quite right about these images from the exhibition at the Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina in Firenze Italy. But that's OK, because they are meant to be that way. The exhibit "Manipulating Reality: How Images Redefine the World" is designed specifically to explore how modern images can be manipulated to redefine the reality. The image above for example is NOT of a model. It is actually an image shot from a helicopter…


Added by Mark Huckabee on December 4, 2009 at 11:00am — 7 Comments

Hadouken! 14 Street Fighter Poses IRL


Great balls of fire, these simulated Street Fighter poses are awesome! For those of you who remember spending countless hours (and quarters) on the classic arcade game, you will appreciate this post. Hadouken is the special attack that was used by Ryu, Ken, Sakura,…


Added by alice on December 4, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

50 Revealing Portraits of Power - Platon

Here's a great story of how one photographer saw an amazing opportunity and took it. This past September, when nearly all the world’s leaders were in New York for a meeting of the United Nations, Platon, a staff photographer for The New Yorker, set up a tiny studio off the floor of the General Assembly. He tried to get as many of them in front of his lens as possible.… Continue

Added by alice on December 3, 2009 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

10 Unsinkable Women - Mario Testino

As we've said before, Peruvian photographer Mario Testino must have the best job in the world. As one of the most sought-after celebrity and fashion photographers, Testino has photographed everyone from Princess Diana and Madonna to Angelina and Gwyneth.

What makes him different? There's an intimate feel to each of his photos. He effortlessly captures a…


Added by alice on December 3, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Magical Bokeh Photography (25 pics)


Lately, I've been slightly obsessed with photos that are both in and out of focus. By blurring certain objects, you call attention to only what you want and as a result you create a fuzzy background. There's actually a word for this - it's bokeh.



Added by alice on December 2, 2009 at 12:00pm — 11 Comments

Sexy Celebrity Portraits by Tony Duran

Scarlett Johansson

We've covered our fair share of stunning celebrity photographers on this site. From Lorenzo Agius' gorgeous photographs of Ewan McGregor and Gwen Stefani to Jill Greenberg's clear and crisp…


Added by alice on December 2, 2009 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

The Real Jessica Rabbit - Camilla Akrans (7 pics)

Photographer Camilla Akrans makes the ultimate bombshell come alive in this gorgeous photo shoot. Russian model Sasha Pivovarova transforms into the ever seductive Jessica Rabbit. A stunning modern interpretation, don't you think?…


Added by alice on December 1, 2009 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Life is But a Dream - Siebe Warmoeskerken (10 pics)

Looking through Siebe Warmoeskerken's Flickr stream, you can't help but think that life is but a dream. The way he brings objects in focus and takes objects out of focus is amazing. Not only does this add depth to the picture, it reminds us to stop and enjoy the little things in life and it reminds us to keep the right things in focus.

"I'm an 21 year old…


Added by alice on November 30, 2009 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

My Love is in Pieces - Juan Felipe Rubio (9 total)

In these photo collages, photographer Juan Felipe Rubio creates love stories. In and of itself, each polaroid is a momentary snap in time. When assembled together, however, they explain a beautiful love story.

I contacted Rubio to find out what his inspiration was behind this series.

Here is what he wrote:

Hi Alice!

Wow,… Continue

Added by alice on November 30, 2009 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Where's My Focus? - Ryan Robinson (5 pics)

In an ever-cluttered world, photographer Ryan Robinson simplifies it down for us with these interesting pictures. Whether he's just using simple props or bringing one thing in focus, he elicits an emotion in us we didn't expect to feel - sadness, despair, or a sudden loss of control. More than anything, however, he makes us think about what our focus is or is not.…


Added by alice on November 24, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

A President's Candid Moment - Harry Benson (12 pics)

President John F. Kennedy, Paris, 1961

Much can be said about Harry Benson. He's taken some of the most recognizable and iconic portraits of the 20th century. He has rubbed elbows with royalty. He is a master of the shiny celebrity portrait.

With a body of work covering more than fifty years, he's shot everyone from Princess Di and the Beatles to… Continue

Added by alice on November 24, 2009 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

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