All Blog Posts Tagged 'white' (44)

Perfectly Timed Photos of Great White Sharks Breaching

Call it skill, luck or just being at the right place at the right time. Chris McLennan is an international award winning travel and adventure photographer who's captured some truly amazing photos of great white sharks breaching.

The ocean around Seal Island, in False Bay, South Africa, is the only place in the world where the sharks breach when they hunt their prey,…


Added by alice on March 26, 2013 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Citizens of New York City

Taken in New York on June of 2012, this series of Citizens take me there every time I see this project. Captured in a healing and introspective trip, these images symbolize the joy I felt during that specific time and place, a renewed joy felt after some difficult times. Kids will dance, water will splash, people…


Added by Alejandra Sierra Ladron de Gueva on March 2, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Magical Miniature Clouds by Sarah Ann Wright

London-based photographer Sarah Ann Wright says she shoots "fun and dreams." Though she's skilled at capturing everything from landscapes to portraits, it's her quirky conceptual photos of clouds that caught our attention. The miniature white masses seem to magically float over a glass cup and a pair of hands as they send down…


Added by alice on November 23, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Magical Fantasy Worlds

These magical fantasy worlds are the creative work of Manuel Rodríguez Sánchez. The graphic design student and photography enthusiast skillfully crafts his own worlds, making great use of clouds, textures and contrast. His sweetly surreal photo manipulations remind me of Sarolta Bán's or… Continue

Added by Kevin Chung on November 12, 2011 at 7:49am — 1 Comment

Moody London Lomography

Gavin Hammond is a music producer, cartoonist, poet, folk musician, filmmaker and Lomographer from London. His various creative pursuits all share a certain dreamy, dark, beautiful and yet ironic quality, and express (in many ways) what the Portuguese know as Saudade - a yearning for things that have not happened yet.

When he's not staring out the window contemplating the cruel ironies of… Continue

Added by Nini Baseema on August 7, 2011 at 3:30pm — 6 Comments

The Rare White Black Bear

Have you ever seen a black bear that was actually white? Known as the spirit bear or the Kermode bear, this revered and rare creature is found almost exclusively in the a moss-draped rainforest in British Columbia, Canada's Great Bear Rainforest.

For National Geographic's August issue, photographer Paul Nicklen captured the spirit… Continue

Added by alice on August 4, 2011 at 9:30am — 4 Comments

Beautiful Double Exposure Photographs

Double exposure photographs are extremely fascinating. Here's a beautiful set by Andre de Freitas. The double exposures give us a glimpse into two completely separate but intertwined worlds. Whenever I see them, I try to imagine what went through the photographer's mind when combining the images...…


Added by Kevin Chung on June 6, 2011 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Nowhere Land

Solitude is a funny thing. It can either make you feel alone or give you strength and a much needed break. This series, entitled Nowhere by Michel Rajkovic, perfectly captures this state of solitude. Each photo brings us into an empty world, with everything but the subject is in focus. The use of black and white makes the images even more powerful.…


Added by Kevin Chung on April 6, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Abstract Black and White Photography (5 photos)

Brandon Mike is a full-time design student in Austin Texas. His love for the great outdoors and all things art inspire him. These abstract shapes, shot in black-and-white, are a testament to the beauty of minimalist patterns. They certainly make for interesting subjects.…


Added by Kevin Chung on February 8, 2011 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

Beautiful Land and Sea (16 photos)

Playing off the stark contrast present in black and white photography, Hengki Koentjoro shows us our incredible world in a beautifully dramatic way. The Indonesian photographer takes shots both on land and in the sea, uncovering the vast amount of beauty in each space. Koentjoro's photos are not only timeless, they convey a real sense of emotion that all of us can relate to.…


Added by Eugene on January 25, 2011 at 11:00am — 6 Comments

Raw Emotion of Hair (13 photos)

Photographer Marc Laroche uses the flow of Hair to convey a deep sense of emotion. Shot against a dark background, beautiful, young women flip, toss, and twirl their hair with vigor and purpose. Feelings of strength and vulnerability are common themes in the series.…


Added by Kevin Chung on January 20, 2011 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

Shockingly Honest (13 photos)

Born on the Polish border of East Germany in 1944, Peter Lindbergh is considered to be one of the world's preeminent fashion photographers and is credited with helping to create the supermodel phenomenon of the 1990s. He has been described as a "poet of glamour."

One of the great masters of black and white photography, Lindbergh is acclaimed for his… Continue

Added by laurasunny on January 19, 2011 at 3:30am — 6 Comments

Light and Magic (5 photos)

I love the flow and energy of this series by digital artist Federico Bebber. The swirling lines go perfectly with the graceful models, while the use of black and white helps to keep the focus on the form and shapes of the images without being distracted by color.

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Added by Kevin Chung on December 15, 2010 at 7:00pm — 3 Comments

Solitary Cloud (7 photos)

This is a wonderful project by Cole Thompson. Each photo has a solitary cloud that definitely adds to its interestingness. I also like the choice of making the photos black and white. It helps to create a sharp contrast between the cloud and its surroundings. If you like this series, I… Continue

Added by Kevin Chung on November 20, 2010 at 12:08am — 3 Comments

Vanity Fair 1953 Photography by Mark Shaw (6 photos)

This 1953 award winning advertisement for Vanity Fair is truly beautiful and elegant. Photographer Mark Shaw does a superb job capturing the models in their flowing gowns. You even get the impression that some of the shots were pulled straight from Ancient Greece or Rome.

Update: Photos have been removed per the request of mptv.

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Added by Kevin Chung on October 5, 2010 at 6:30pm — 5 Comments

Jazz Photography by Herman Leonard (8 photos)

These amazing images were taken by the hand of Herman Leonard. Here's an excerpt from the Edelman Gallery explaining his work.

"Photographing such notables as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Thelonius Monk and Miles Davis, Leonard became a fixture of the jazz scene, his photographs gracing the covers of more than 200 albums. In… Continue

Added by Kevin Chung on September 23, 2010 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

A Life with Jazz

These amazing images were taken by the hand of Herman Leonard. Leonard passed away on August 14, 2010, and this post is a tribute to the man and his great work.…


Added by Kevin Chung on September 22, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Black and White Taj Mahal (7 photos)

This is a wonderful series of black and white photos of the Taj Mahal by Thamer Al-Tassan. I love how all the photos were taken from a different perspective which gives you a much deeper and in depth look at the the surroundings of the world renowned building.…


Added by Kevin Chung on September 19, 2010 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Chloe Bello for Delaostia (4 photos)

An awesome set of black and white photos of model Chloe Bello for Delaostia. via who designed it?…


Added by Kevin Chung on September 16, 2010 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Interesting Photography by Kevin Saint Grey

Bird on a Wire

I absolutely love the photography of Kevin Saint Grey. These are the most "…


Added by Kevin Chung on September 1, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

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