What Media Can Do With Our Minds And The Truth

A perspective is very important for any photographhere is a nice shot of a pretty young lady surrounded by nature. But how and where was it actually made? Check it out… Continue reading »

1980s Teenagers And Their Bedroom Walls

Growing up during the 1980s, there was a certain pop culture aesthetic that dictated how your room would be decorated, whether you were a boy or a girl. It would blend every cartoon, movie and toy imaginable, and resemble a poster for a Saturday morning cartoon lineup. Continue reading »

Photos Of Tokyo In The 1970s Seen Through The Eyes Of A Canadian Who Moved There At The Time

Two School Girls, 1979

After arriving in Tokyo in the 1970s for what had to be a short trip, Greg Girard instantly made up his mind to stay there. The photographer got a part-time gig working as an English teacher, giving him plenty of time to explore the city with his camera. Renting a darkroom and making black and white prints, and sending his slide film to a commercial processing lab, his pictures from this period remained largely unseen until The Magenta Foundation put them together into a book called ‘Tokyo-Yokosuka 1976-1983’. Continue reading »

Paris Just Before WWII: Stunning Photos Capture Daily Life Of The French Capital In The 1930s

Café, Paris, 1930. (Photo by Alexander Artway)

After the First World War ended. The French economy boomed from 1921 until the Great Depression reached Paris in 1931. This period, called Les années folles or the “Crazy Years”, saw Paris reestablished as a capital of art, music, literature and cinema. Continue reading »

Delightfully Sarcastic Illustrations Everyone Will See Themselves In

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Jean Jullienis a famous French illustrator. His favourite subject is the ways in which modern society’s increasing dependence on phones and social networks is often interpreted mistakenly as signs of a real connection between people. What makes Jean’s work so wonderful is the rich does of irony and sarcasm he adds to every image. Continue reading »

“One Life, One Encounter”: Cinematic Street Photography Of Japan By Jack Rangooni

Stunning street shots by Jack Rangooni, a talented self-taught photographer, and urban explorer from Auckland, New Zealand. Since he discovered photography whilst studying Marine Biology, his passion has been creating visual narratives across multiple genres of photography. Jack focuses mainly on urban and street photography. He recently visited Japan and shared some amazing street scenes on his Instagram. Continue reading »

Rare Vintage Photos Of Dwellers Of The Russian North Over A Century Ago

The author of this unique photo collection is a Russian photo artist Nikolay A. Shabunin (1866-1907) who dedicated all his life to the ethnography of his native region – the Mezen country and its outskirts. Continue reading »

Amazing Black & White Photographs That Capture Everyday Life Of Paris From The 1930s And Early 1940s

Roger Schall (1904-1995) was a renowned French photographer of the 1930s & 1940s. He worked in all photographic disciplines from fashion, portraits, nudes, still life and reportage. From June of 1940 to August 1944, Schall photographed German occupied Paris, hiding his negatives so they wouldn’t be found. Schall also documented post-war Paris and continued working as a photographer into the 1970s. Roger abandoned photography in 1967 and devoted himself to painting and managing his archives, which included nearly 100,000 images. Continue reading »

Artist Illustrates Moments From Her Life, Primarily Thoughts On Living With A Rare And Degenerative Muscle Wasting Disorder

Los Angeles Artist Kam Redlawsk illustrates moments from her life, primarily thoughts on living with a rare and degenerative muscle wasting disorder known as GNE Myopathy. GNEM began taking over Kam’s body at the age of 20 but in hindsight, symptoms began much earlier. Continue reading »

Paolo Di Paolo Captured Spectacular Photos Of Italy In The 1950s And 60s

Viareggio in 1959.

The “Paolo Di Paolo: Lost World” exhibition presents more than 250 largely unseen images from the photographer’s archive. Di Paolo chronicled life in his country as an economic boom followed the destruction of the second world war. Although those were the years of la dolce vita he was an anti-paparazzo – he shunned the salacious and respected his subjects. The exhibition is at MAXXI, the National Museum of 21st Century Arts in Rome until 30 June. Continue reading »

“New Horizon”: The Post-Soviet Landscape Through The Lens Of Rafal Milach

Rafal Milach is a documentary photographer based in Warsaw, Poland. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, Poland, and the Institute for Creative Photography (ITF) in Opava, Czech Republic. For more than ten years he has been working on transition issues in Russian-speaking countries and the CEE region. This work resulted in the book 7 Rooms (Kehrer Verlag, 2011) and such essays as “The Grey” (2002), “Wunderland” (2006), “Disappearing Circus” (2008), and “Black Sea of Concrete” (2009). Continue reading »

“Life Is Tough, But Keep Going”: Colorful And Sunny Illustrations By Xi Zhang

Xi Zhang is a China-based illustrator and concept artist. She graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China. Just go to the beach, relax and enjoy. Continue reading »

This Artist Illustrated Her Everyday Problems With Relatable Comics

Prudence is a 27-year-old Belgian illustrator and the creator of the “Planet Prudence” comic series. In her comics, the artist illustrates all of the funny and awkward moments she experiences every day that we’re pretty sure most people will be able to relate to. Continue reading »

“Playing Russian Reality”: Atmospheric And Immersive In-Game Artworks By Yuliya Kosobryuhova

Yuliya Kosobryuhova is a visual artist working with documentary photography and other media. She was born in Russia in 1987. She is a graduated specialist in history and ethnography. Based in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Continue reading »

Honest Illustrations That Show How Our Lives Look Like Among Phones, Tablets And Notebooks

According to Beatrix Papp: “Hi, I am a designer in visual communication arts. Two years ago I began drawing my cartoon series about people, animals, and technology. We use our phones, tablets, and notebooks everywhere in our lives. I try finding those moments when we can see their ubiquitousness as funny and likable.

Thank you for your reading and I hope you have fun.” Continue reading »