Monthly Archives: January 2014

On The Nest: An Emotional Photo Series by Dona Schwartz

On The Nest: An Emotional Photo Series by Dona Schwartz

On The Nest: An Emotional Photo Series by Dona Schwartz

For the series, “On the Nest,” photographer Dona Schwartz spent years tracking down empty nesters in Minnesota and Illinois beginning in 2006. In the first half of her series, Schwartz captured expecting parents in the nurseries they’d made for their coming babies. In the other half, she captured parents once their children had moved away from home for school, work, or other reasons.

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Tim Sklyarov Brilliantly Captures New York Through the Eyes of a Bicycle

Tim Sklyarov Brilliantly Captures New York Through the Eyes of a Bicycle

Tim Sklyarov Brilliantly Captures New York Through the Eyes of a Bicycle

Tim Sklyarov is a New York based graphic designer and photographer that has a great passion and love for his city, New York. Equipped with a GoPro HD, Tim just captures some really awesome angles of this famous and iconic city.

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Mother’s Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Mother's Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Mother’s Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Russian photographer Elena Shumilova only got into photography when she acquired her first camera just this 2012 . But when you look through her Flickr and 500px profiles, you would think that she had been doing it for much, much longer because her photos are beautiful and magical in its own ways.

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Ethereal Underwater Portraits Of Cancer Survivors by Erena Shimoda

Ethereal Underwater Portraits Of Cancer Survivors by Erena Shimoda

Ethereal Underwater Portraits Of Cancer Survivors by Erena Shimoda

Photographer Erena Shimoda observed after volunteering with the American Cancer Society that upon being diagnosed with cancer, a person will feel uncertain, scared, depressed and confused. And because Shimoda was an experienced diver, she thought she would help out by sharing her passion in underwater photography.

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Alp Impressions by Lukas Furlan

Alp Impressions by Lukas Furlan

Alp Impressions by Lukas Furlan

Photographer Lukas Furlan posted his latest series, the Alp Impressions VI to his Behance page which captures the beauty and loneliness of the Alps. Furlan focuses on the beauty of the Alps away from common tourists, in the regions only visited by the small populations of farmers and random residents.

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Macro Photos of Exotic Spiders by Jimmy Kong

Macro Photos of Exotic Spiders by Jimmy Kong

Macro Photos of Exotic Spiders by Jimmy Kong

Malaysian photographer Jimmy Kong captures beautiful macro photos of exotic spiders as they stare back at the camera. These spiders look like otherworldly creatures with their large compound eyes, hairy bodies and eight legs.

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Same Building in Munich Configured in 88 Ways by Photographer Víctor Enrich

Same Building in Munich Configured in 88 Ways by Photographer Víctor Enrich

Same Building in Munich Configured in 88 Ways by Photographer Víctor Enrich

Architecture photographer from Barcelona, Víctor Enrich, recently finished his new project called NHDK, exploring his own capacity to transform the tower of the NH Deutscher Kaiser hotel in Munich, Germany in as many ways as possible. He ended up with 88 digitally modified images. The project took Enrich 6 month until it was completely done.

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Black and White Photography of Guy Cohen

Black and White Photography of Guy Cohen

Black and White Photography of Guy Cohen

The Jerusalem-based student photographer Guy Cohen plays with perception and rearranges ways of seeing the world using strong, dramatic contrasts between light and shadow. He redefines expectations in his ongoing collection of black and white images. His passion in photography is to show the people a magical world, things we always see but we don’t really notice.

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Black and White Photographs of Waterfalls by Massimo Margagnoni

Black and White Photographs of Waterfalls by Massimo Margagnoni

Black and White Photographs of Waterfalls by Massimo Margagnoni

Maximum Margagnoni, a young photographer born in Rome is engaged in the search for new forms and landscapes. He prefers the image of a forest or a valley captured in black and white because it creates an effect of an enchanted place, away from the reality.

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Macro Bee Portraits by Sam Droege and the USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab

Macro Bee Portraits by Sam Droege and the USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab

Macro Bee Portraits by Sam Droege and the USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab

Sam Droege is the head of the USGS Native Bee Inventory and Monitoring Program in Maryland, an organization that monitors the health and habitat of bees in the United States. They also create reference catalogs to help researchers in the identification of bee species in North America. The project is a huge task as there are literally thousands of species of bees in the U.S., some of which vary in only the most little ways that may not even be recognizable to the naked eye.

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Drugs Exposed to Film Negatives by Sarah Schoenfeld

Drugs Exposed to Film Negatives by Sarah Schoenfeld

Drugs Exposed to Film Negatives by Sarah Schoenfeld

After personally observing the hedonistic behavior of recreational drugs, photographer Sarah Schoenfeld, who works in notorious Berlin nightclubs, decided to take a range of mind-altering substances and place them directly onto developed photo negatives. Schoenfeld was the first person to admit an awareness of the unique effects of recreational drugs.

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The Photography of Storm Chaser Mike Hollingshead

The Photography of Storm Chaser Mike Hollingshead

The Photography of Storm Chaser Mike Hollingshead

A storm chaser has turned his hobby into a job, driving tens of thousands of miles every year to take spectacular photographs of extreme weather. This storm chaser is no other than the popular Mike Hollingshead, an American professional storm chaser, photographer and videographer from Blair, Nebraska.

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Bioluminescent Phytoplanktons In A Maldives Beach by Will Ho

Bioluminescent Phytoplanktons In A Maldives Beach by Will Ho

Bioluminescent Phytoplanktons In A Maldives Beach by Will Ho

Photographer Will Ho is one lucky guy. While vacationing on the Maldives Islands, the Taiwanese photographer stumbled onto a beach covered in millions of bioluminescent phytoplankton.

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Terrifying Volcanic Lightning Photographed by Martin Rietze

Terrifying Volcanic Lightning Photographed by Martin Rietze

Terrifying Volcanic Lightning Photographed by Martin Rietze

Martin Rietze, the photographer behind the website Alien Landscapes on Planet Earth, is willing to do whatever it takes to get a great photo even if it means getting near to a volcanic explosion and lightning. According to the Daily Mail, Rietze is a “volcano-chaser,” a particular breed of photographer who takes big risks for big shots.

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Chicago Street Photography by Satoki Nagata

Chicago Street Photography by Satoki Nagata

Chicago Street Photography by Satoki Nagata

In 1992, Satoki Nagata first came to US as a scientist. It was also that time that he discovered street photography by photographing people on the streets of Chicago and then later realized that in photography is where his true passion lies and with that, he left science.

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Long Exposure Photographs of Waves by David Orias

Long Exposure Photographs of Waves by David Orias

Long Exposure Photographs of Waves by David Orias

Photographer David Orias from Santa Barbara, California takes photos of waves with a slow shutter speed, capturing their movement, color, and power as they come crashing down from the Pacific Ocean. The stunning photo series, titled Waves, were taken at the beaches of Southern California. “Southern California has its fire season and sometimes this creates conditions of eerie orange light in the morning as the sunlight is filtered and scattered by smoke particles. This creates unusual and to some viewers unrealistic colors. I take the baseline colors and work with them to create a fine art appeal,” says David.

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Macro Photos of Animal Eyes by Suren Manvelyan

Macro Photos of Animal Eyes by  Suren Manvelyan

Macro Photos of Animal Eyes by Suren Manvelyan

Armenian photographer Suren Manvelya created a stunning Animal Eyes close-up photo series, which is a truly eye-opening experience. His pictures reveal the vibrant colors and intricate details and seeing something that’s hidden from the naked eye is always what’s amazing about macro photography.

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31 Days of Food Creativity by Hong Yi

31 Days of Food Creativity by Hong Yi

31 Days of Food Creativity by Hong Yi

Malaysian artist/architect Hong Yi created a series of fun illustrations made with common and not so common food. Her parameters were simple: the image had to be comprised entirely of food and the only backdrop could be a white plate.

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Exploded Flowers by Fong Qi Wei

Exploded Flowers by Fong Qi Wei

Exploded Flowers by Fong Qi Wei

Fong Qi Wei’s photo project Exploded Flowers contains a series of only 20 photos as he realized there are many more flowers out there in the world, and he cannot possibly include them all. But these photos are enough to prove Qi Wei’s creativity. This series of exploded flowersshow the radial symmetry of flowers, and also individual floral components and is partially inspired by Todd McLellan’s Disassembly series.

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Pedestrian Silhouette Photomontages by Nacho Ormaechea

Pedestrian Silhouette Photomontages by Nacho Ormaechea

Pedestrian Silhouette Photomontages by Nacho Ormaechea

Spanish designer Nacho Ormaechea creates a pretty unique silhouette art influenced by the impressions of urban landscapes, life, and people. He creates beautiful digital collages by filling silhouettes of people photographed on the street with visually contradicting images.

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Liquid Sculptures: Powerful Waves Photographed by Pierre Carreau

Powerful Waves Photographed by Pierre Carreau

Powerful Waves Photographed by Pierre Carreau

By growing up surrounded by a family of artists including a photographer, painter and sculptor, it is not unexpected for photographer Pierre Carreau, born in 1972 near Paris, to be influenced by them and develop his creative upbringing and artistic output.

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Things Come Apart: Disassembling Objects by Todd McLellan

Things Come Apart: Disassembling Objects by Todd McLellan

Things Come Apart: Disassembling Objects by Todd McLellan

As a little kid, have you ever disassembled and took your toys apart just to see what they are made of? Toronto-based artist and photographer Todd McLellan does, even if he’s not a little kid anymore. It became his inspiration for his book Things Come Apart published by Thames & Hudson, a book full of meticulously organized photographs of vintage and modern technology broken down and laid bare.

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Exceptional Photo Manipulations from a 14 Year-Old Photographer “Fiddle Oak”

Exceptional Photo Manipulations from 14 Year-Old Photographer "Fiddle Oak"

Exceptional Photo Manipulations from 14 Year-Old Photographer “Fiddle Oak”

Being 14 years old is certainly the time when we are still carefree and unburdened but 14-year-old Zev from Natick, Massachusetts can certainly do a lot more than that at this young age. This boy, now better known in Flicker and by the photography world by his nickname ‘Fiddle Oak’, has already become an internet sensation thanks to his photo project ‘Little Folk’ that exceeds expectations for his age in ideas and technique.

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Exploding Lightbulbs Filled with Objects by Jon Smith

Exploding Lightbulbs Filled with Objects by Jon Smith

Exploding Lightbulbs Filled with Objects by Jon Smith

Jon Smith is a photographer and scientist currently residing in Fishers, Indiana under the name of Wide Eyed Illuminations (WEI Photography). The popular Flickr photographer has been experimenting with incandescent light bulbs and high-speed photography by Filling each bulb with paints, liquid, powder and other assorted items and then deliberately triggers them to explode, capturing the moment of impact.

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Photographs Combined with Watercolor by Fabienne Rivory

Photographs Combined with Watercolor by Fabienne Rivory

Photographs Combined with Watercolor by Fabienne Rivory

If you ever need a way to transform your vintage snapshots then why don’t you try artist Fabienne Rivory‘s creative idea of mixing watercolor with retro landscape photography. Her unique photo project is simply entitled “Miroir”

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