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Iconic American Photographer: Richard Avedon

According to an obituary published in The New York Times, Richard Avedon's fashion and portrait photographs "helped define America's image of style, beauty and culture for the last half-century."

Avedon was always interested in how portraiture captures the personality and soul of its subject. As his reputation as a photographer grew, he brought in many celebrities…


Added by Kevin Chung on April 25, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Magical Fire Photography

Ready for some stunning fire photography? After looking at these fiery shots, you may be surprised to learn that Tom Lacoste isn't a professional photographer. In fact, the 23-year-old has no aspirations to become one and is instead currently attending the Bordeaux Circus School in Southern France, where he trains in juggling, acrobatics and hand-balancing.

"Fire is my main subject, and it…


Added by Kevin Chung on January 10, 2012 at 4:30pm — 4 Comments

Inspirational Quotes from History's Greatest Innovators

Some of the most successful innovators throughout history occasionally shared their genius perspective with the rest of the world. Nuno Filipe Miranda created a project to capture these little gems, taking a photo of the innovator, fading them into the background and letting…


Added by Kevin Chung on December 4, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Light Projection Body Art

Austin, Texas-based artist Davis Ayer shows off light projection art at its finest. We've seen light projection photography before, but this is the first time I've seen it featured like this. In each shot, Davis masterfully blends projections with a woman's body, turning them into intriguing pieces…


Added by Kevin Chung on November 13, 2011 at 12:00pm — 3 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

By the Sea by Remi Rebillard

Remi Rebillard mixes sexuality and the sea in this provocative series. Each photo incorporates a shot of the sea blended with a stunning, often mysterious, picture of a woman. I can't help but feel there's a deeper meaning behind these...

The New York-based photographer has been featured in some of the world’s top magazines and is known for his highly creative concepts that emphasis… Continue

Added by Kevin Chung on October 20, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Color-Bursting Digital Art

Karol Kolodzinski is an extremely talented digital artist, illustrator and art director based out of Warsaw, Poland. He's worked on some very impressive clients such as Avatar the Game, Nike, Bacardi and more. His work is also wide ranging from ads and websites to illustrations and motion capture movies.…


Added by Kevin Chung on September 10, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Brazilian Cowgirl

The irresistible Ana Beatriz Barros blasts us into the past with this sizzling spread from Sports Illustrated back in 2004. Photographed by Walter Chin, the Brazilian supermodel looks absolutely gorgeous and totally at home in the rural countryside.

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Added by Kevin Chung on September 8, 2011 at 4:16pm — 2 Comments

Reflective Anamorphic Drawings

István Orosz is a Hungarian artist who specializes in complex images. The ones you see here are called anamorphoses which require the viewer to use specialized devices at certain angles to see an image. It's hard enough making a simple anamorphic image, that's why it's so incredibly impressive that Orosz can make complicated ones seem so effortless.…


Added by Kevin Chung on September 8, 2011 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Miniature Origami Animals

Anyone who has attempted to create origami knows just how difficult it is. Now, imagine the skill level required to create these astonishingly miniature sculptures! Artist Anja Markiewicz uses sheets of paper smaller than an inch in width. Check out the vast array of animals she's handcrafted in her collection...…


Added by Kevin Chung on September 3, 2011 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Dreamlike Fantasy Photography

An absolutely amazing set of photos by Bruno Dayan. Each photo has a dreamlike quality to it that embraces a world of fashion, nature, and everyday settings. I like the unique use of bokeh elements that also helps to create the illusion of a watery atmosphere.



Added by Kevin Chung on August 20, 2011 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Never Be My Friend

Illustrator Adam Ellis can be your best friend or your worst enemy. When he's bored, he browses through his friends' Facebook photos, chooses his favorites and then proceeds to draw them. "Sometimes I take... liberties. Let's just call it artistic license," says Ellis. He calls this funny series: "Never Be My Friend."…


Added by Kevin Chung on August 8, 2011 at 4:00pm — 7 Comments

Dresses Made of the Most Unconventional Objects

What do you get when you incorporate tons of coke cans, M&Ms, iPads and Tide detergent boxes into a fashion shoot? You get this intriguing series by New York-based photographer Ryan Yoon. Shot for Virgine Magazine, models are seen wearing eccentric dresses made of the most unconventional materials.…


Added by Kevin Chung on August 7, 2011 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Sexy Elegance by Greg Kadel

22-year-old model Michaela Kocianova pulls off classy, sexy and elegant all at the same time. Fashionable accessories with swimwear is the norm in this beautiful fashion shoot. Thanks goes to Greg Kadel and Vogue Italia, June 2011, for bringing us this stunning series.

Greg Kadel is an American fashion photographer and filmmaker based in New York City. His work has appeared in… Continue

Added by Kevin Chung on July 30, 2011 at 5:00pm — 5 Comments

Emma Watson's Last Stand

In honor of the last Harry Potter film, I bring you Emma Watson shot by Ellen von Unwerth. The whole world has watched her grow up, and this is the final time we get to see her reprise the role of Hermione Granger. Now, we get to see her in a entirely new light. The series was shot for the S/S 2009 issue of Vs Magazine.…


Added by Kevin Chung on July 23, 2011 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Timeless Silhouettes

In this timeless series, beautiful model Alina poses nude with designer watches superimposed over her silhouette. Numéro China commissioned photographer Charles Guo and stylist Shao Jia for the June issue, which features luxury brands Rolex, Dior, Louis Vuitton and Chanel.

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Added by Kevin Chung on July 17, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Disney Princesses in Historically Accurate Costumes


Inspired by her childhood memories of Disneyland and a practical knowledge of period costuming, artist Claire Hummel created a series of illustrations featuring historically accurate versions of Disney’s princess costumes.

Hummel was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, attended the Rhode Island School of Design, and is currently working… Continue

Added by Kevin Chung on July 17, 2011 at 9:29am — 2 Comments

Spectacular New York City Views

East Broadway, Chinatown, New York City

Andrew Mace shows us a spectacular side of New York City - one that we've never seen before. The photographer focuses on so many beautiful aspects of his hometown - including the gorgeous skylines, bridges, and cityscapes - it's no wonder why so many people call this particular city their home.…


Added by Kevin Chung on June 26, 2011 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

Beautifully Mysterious Explosion

There's an amazing sense of wonder in this series by São Paulo, Brazil-based Gabriela Camerotti. Each shot is intertwined with a photo of the galaxy, which enforces the idea of exploring the universe around us.

When making these images, what do you think she was trying to… Continue

Added by Kevin Chung on June 20, 2011 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

Gorgeous Southern Belle

There's a simple elegance to Ruche's 2011 Unending Love Lookbook. The modest outfits and gorgeous backdrops give the series a nice Southern comfort feel. A perfect example of well-executed artistic fashion photography...…


Added by Kevin Chung on June 19, 2011 at 1:39pm — 3 Comments

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