Photographer Martin Usborne has created a wonderfully sad series about dogs trapped in cars. Burn Magazine has a great story about what it represents which includes this part, which I particularly liked:
"The camera is the perfect tool for capturing a sense of silence and longing: the shutter freezes the subject for ever and two layers… Continue
San Francisco-based artist Pakayla Rae Biehn uses oil and acrylic to create incredible paintings that look like pictures. But we've all seen photorealistic art before, so what separates hers from the rest? Biehn makes us think that we're looking at double exposure photos, a technique in which a piece of film is… Continue
Added by alice on December 15, 2010 at 10:30am —
Rodrigo Luff is a 23-year-old artist from Sydney, Australia who uses traditional mediums like pencil, pastel, and oil to create ethereal works of art. His surreal-style recently caught the eye of contemporary art magazine Hi Fructose who called him a "young emerging artist" and one who, they think, may have… Continue
Aryz is a Spain-based street artist who breathes new life into old, abandoned factories. Though only 22, he's made a name for himself, creating ghoulish characters and skeleton-like beings that seem to reach up to the sky. Almost… Continue
Kudos to Donatella for choosing January Jones for Versace's latest advertising campaign. This gorgeous new photo of the 32-year-old Mad Men's star was just released. Shot in black and white by none other than Mario Testino, the Sixties-inspired photo is classic yet sexy.
"I am always on the lookout for the next Versace blonde...and in January I feel I have found a perfect Versace… Continue
Lucy Nuzum is one of those photographers who was just born with a natural gift. In just a few short years, she's found a beautiful, tender and unique style that connects with almost anyone who sees her work. Her photos are filled with stories of people looking to find themselves, struggling to find happiness in a cold and lonely world.
This 21-year-old found her calling almost by… Continue
Though we all know that Disney's various theme parks have a magical quality to them, few have been able to capture it like Matt Pasant. As a father and a professional working in sales at a global software company in the US, Pasant is one of those people who doesn't take pictures as his full-time job, he does it for the love of photography. Completely self-taught, he's flirted with the idea of… Continue
Kayt Jones is a female photographer who knows how to shoot women. Her photos are not only unbelievably sexy, they have an innocence and vulnerability to them that could only come from within. It's apparent that there's an underlying trust that she's fostered with her celebrity clients, one that's allowed her… Continue
In an effort to make contact with his vacant soul, Brazil-based photographer Carlos (or oO-Rein-Oo on DeviantArt) has created a thematic series all centered around reflections. Like Hungary-based photographer Nora, Carlos has a way of turning reality upside down. His photos make you think of the impossible, to… Continue
As the stunning follow-up to the incredible set we called The Ghosts of World War II's Past, Sergey Larenkov has just released new photos - this time on the occupation of Paris circa 1940. In November 2010, Russian newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta organized an exhibition of Sergey's work in France. While there,… Continue
For your inspiration, today I wanted to put together a compilation of some of the most beautiful and clever Christmas bokeh photos around. It's my hope that these magical photos will make you want to pick up your camera and try this creative technique out. You can read more about bokeh in this older post and you… Continue
Hungary-based photographer Nora is a digital photographer whose stunning black-and-white photos will make you do a double-take. By making shadows and reflections her subjects, instead of actual people, she makes us believe that an alternate reality exists. Who are these mysterious creatures and why are they following us around?…
Glass Artist David DiMichele asks you to fully immerse yourself in his mind-shattering miniature scenes. For over ten years he's been creating these fantastic 3D installations in his studio, using everything from glass and ice to tree bark and coil. It was only until he made the conscious decision to start photographing these installations that he realized he could create a…
Fukuoka, Japan-born artist Nobuhiro Nakanishi has created a mesmerizing series called Layered Drawings that we'd love to see in person. Nakanishi uses a laser print to mount his photos onto plexiglass acrylic. Though we could enjoy each slice on its own, taken together, they produce a magnificent effect.
"The theme of my work is: the physical that permeates into the art… Continue
Duesseldorf, Germany-based photographer Jakob Wagner sure knows how to make a city look like a living, breathing being. Using long exposure and Photoshop, he's created a spectacular series called Urban Zoom. Shot in various cities around the world including Amsterdam and New York, these photos will either transport you to another time and place or make you feel as though you're stuck in an Inception-like… Continue
Talk about getting immersed in your art. Rachel Perry Welty is an artist who has created a very eye-catching series called Lost in My Life. Welty takes some very familiar consumer culture items,… Continue
Added by alice on December 9, 2010 at 1:30pm —
Completed and opened in October 2006, the Urban Outfitters Corporate Campus is one of the most beautiful headquarters we've ever seen. Urban Outfitters, which also owns clothing brands Anthropologie and Free People, moved all of its then 600+ employees to five buildings in Philadelphia's historic Navy Yard. Architect firm Meyer Scherer & Rockcastle was able to… Continue