All Blog Posts Tagged 'photography' (1,239)

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

The Coolest Celebrity Casts and Crews - Gavin Bond

The Office

In our quest to uncover the most stunning celebrity portraiture, I came upon the work of Gavin Bond. A graduate of London's St Martin's Lane, Gavin spent much of the '90s backstage at the fashion world's biggest runway shows. (He's even shot the Victoria's Secret Lingerie Show!) Flipping through his work, you'll find amazing pictures of everyone from supermodels to…


Added by alice on November 19, 2009 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Beautiful Brazilian Bombshells in GQ UK Dec 09 (5 pics)

Supermodels Alessandra Ambrosio and Ana Beatriz Barros sizzle in this spread for GQ UK's December '09 issue. Photographed by Gavin Bond, you get not just one but two Braziian bombshells in swimsuits and lingerie. Lucky you.…


Added by alice on November 19, 2009 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

Hansel and Gretel Remade For Vogue - Dec 09 (6 pics)

I'm Famished

If anyone can bring a fairy tale to life, there is no doubt in my mind that it would be Annie Leibowitz. Using elaborate sets and costumes, she recreates the story of Hansel and Gretel. The spread, titled Little Girl & Boy Lost, appears in the December 2009 issue of Vogue. Inspired by Richard Jones's production of the 1893 Engelbert Humperdinck opera, opening December at the… Continue

Added by alice on November 18, 2009 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Creative Apple Art and Photography (20+ pics)

The Untimely Death of Granny Smith [Link]

How do you take something as simple as an apple and turn it into a work of art? Just ask these photographers and artists who've carved, photomanipulated or staged it so that an apple transforms into something special. With a healthy dose of creativity, these…


Added by alice on November 17, 2009 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

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