Shortly, I'll be making an exciting announcement that has my stomach tied up in knots. These inspirational quotes, by Ashley Herrin, will give you a clue as to what's about to happen over here at My Modern Met.
Boston-based graphic designer Herrin overlays these wonderful words over her own photography, giving us that boost of hope or confidence we, at times, need in…Continue
Last year, photographer Chase Jarvis called Singapore-based Jared Lim an emerging talent for his unique architectural photos which Jarvis described as both "bright and alive." Indeed, take one look at his…Continue
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Flickr photographer 45mr takes light painting to a whole new level with these gorgeous long exposures taken on the waters surrounding Tokyo, Japan. As the main watercourse that flows through the metropolis, Sumida River is breathtaking enough but, add in these light trails, and now you have something fantastically futuristic.
For the image above, the photographer used an exposure…Continue
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We're excited to announce that we're now selling exclusive prints by 28-year-old, up-and-coming photographer Matt Molloy! As our number one selling photographer on My Modern Shop, Matt has captivated art and photography lovers with his unique technique: Matt shoots timelapses and,…
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The 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is now well underway, accepting your best travel photos in four distinct categories: Travel Portraits, Outdoor Scenes, Sense of Place and Spontaneous Moments. With the grand prize winner taking home a…
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Ready for an exciting giveaway? We here at My Modern Met have partnered up with the photography loving site Photojojo to give one lucky winner two fun prizes!
As many of you know, we recently launched our very own online art store called My Modern Shop. It's a place…Continue
Added by alice on May 9, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
It brings us great pleasure to announce that we're now selling photographer Jaider Lozano's beautifully artistic surf photography in our store, My Modern Shop! Though it's hard to believe, it's been over two years since…
Added by alice on May 8, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments
After we first wrote about the giant rubber duck that's floating around Hong Kong, we got in touch with the artist behind it, Florentijn Hofman, to ask him a quick question. What does he hope the locals get out of this huge art piece?
Hofman said, "The world is one through…Continue
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We're pretty sure that most photographers don't have quite the Instagram following as Chris Ozer. Currently, over 400,000 people look to the Brooklyn, New York-based photographer for inspiration on the popular photo sharing site.
Though it seems like he's been taking photos his whole life, you may be surprised to…Continue
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Recently, photographer Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York was recognized for his incredible storytelling ability. HONY received this year's Webby Award for Best Use of Photography. To us, no one deserved it more.
This week, Stanton went to San Francisco and, while…Continue
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The last time we checked in with photographer Hossein Zare, he had put together a collection of powerful black and white photos of a lone man forever in search of something. Using both his camera and Photoshop, Zare is able to create worlds that don't exist, surreal places found only in…
Few photos completely take my breath away the second I look at them. This is one of them. Away with the Canaries, shot by the ever talented photographer Miss Aniela, is a beautifully surreal image that she perfectly describes as "photo meets painting."
During April 13 and…Continue
Added by alice on April 30, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Compulsion is a thrilling series, by Alex Prager, that is guaranteed to make your heart race. They're cinematic photos filled with an incredible amount of suspense and drama.
Last year, Huffington Post conducted an interview with Prager where she shared…Continue
The winners in the professional competition of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards were just announced and they include a photographer who took some fascinating photos of modern life in North Korea. Under the Current Affairs category, the winner was Moscow, Russia-born…
Added by alice on April 26, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
Like many photographers we've come to know, Geoff Black was inspired to take up photography after having kids. By day he's a mortgage banker but whenever he has a free moment you'll find him snapping adorable photos of his twin girls. In fact, on Flickr, he has a folder dedicated to them which he titles, "The Ladies - Life with Identical Girls." He describes the set as "The Adventures of…
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It's that time again! National Geographic is calling out to all of the world's photographers to enter the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. Submit your photos in any or all of these four categories: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of…
Added by alice on April 24, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
Who doesn't cringe when they first hear the words "Portuguese man o' war? South Florida-based fine art photographer Aaron Ansarov wants to give us a new way of looking at a species most of us avoid in the ocean. Portuguese man o' war are jellyfish-like creatures that sting its prey or even humans, if we come too close. For Ansarov, they're incredible subjects that should be given a…Continue
This new photo manipulation, by photographer Mikko Lagerstedt, seems to capture the dark emotions many of us are feeling right now, especially in the wake of the Boston bombings. One can't help but feel a heaviness in one's heart for both the victims and the victims'…
Added by alice on April 17, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
Photographer Traer Scott, once profiled on My Modern Met for her moving series on Shelter Dogs, just came out with a new book that's guaranteed to warm your heart. You don't have to be a dog lover to appreciate…Continue
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