Ilya Shtutsa (b. 1972) is a street and documentary photographer based in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Founding member of Observecollective. Winner of Urban Picnic Street photography award 2014, shortlisted in many other competitions. Worked for Russian newspapers, such as Molodoy Dalnevostochnik in Khabarovsk and Nevskoe Vremya in Saint-Petersburg. Studied photography in Saint-Petersburg school Tsekh under guidance of Sergey Maximishin. Now works on long-term documentary projects and on applying methods of prosess-oriented psychology in street photography. Continue reading »
Joel Meyerowitz (b. 1938) was born in New York City and began taking photographs in 1962. Although he has always seen himself as a street photographer in the tradition of Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Frank (he is the co-author of the standard work on the genre, Bystander: A History of Street Photography, 1994) he transformed the mode with his pioneering use of color. As an early advocate of color photography (mid-60’s), Meyerowitz was instrumental in changing the attitude toward the use of color photography from one of resistance to nearly universal acceptance. Continue reading »
The Photo London Master of Photography award is given annually to a leading contemporary photographer. A special exhibition shows new and rarely seen images from Burtynsky’s portfolio including a preview of his new work, Anthropocene, and explores the complexities of modern existence and diverse subjects such as Australian and Canadian mines, oil bunkering and sawmills in Nigeria, the salt pans of India and sprawling cityscapes.
Oil Bunkering #2, Niger Delta, Nigeria, 2016. (Photo by Edward Burtynsky/Metivier Gallery, Toronto/Flowers Gallery, London) Continue reading »
Beeple is Mike Winkelmann, a graphic designer from Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. His short films have screened at onedotzero, Prix Ars Electronica, the Sydney Biennale, Ann Arbor Film Festival and many others. Continue reading »
A social media user in Weibo, China’s very own take on Twitter, is attracting massive attention for having superb image-editing skills that easily qualify as digital sorcery. The netizen, who goes by the username Kanahoooo, has been given the moniker “Photoshop Holy,” and there’s no debate over it. Continue reading »
Viktoria Solidarnyh is a Ukrainian digital artist that has completely mastered photo manipulation. She combines multiple images together to create mystifying scenes, with each of her images taking on a fairytale-like theme. Have a look at some of her best work, in final and deconstructed form, below. Continue reading »
Max Asabin, a digital artist from Russia, layers multiple images on top of each other to create seamless end-results. He has been labeled the Photoshop Master after gaining more than 35,000 followers on DeviantArt due to his layering skills. Definitely worth checking out, and if you would like any done for yourself, he’s available commercially. Continue reading »
These dragon-inspired accessories allow you to express a fierce, magical side of your personality! With a wide range of colors and designs to choose from, you’r sure to find your soulmate dragon here. Made by Etsy shop owner Aelia Petro, each necklace, ring, and bracelet cuff is painted by hand and crafted with love. Continue reading »
Okano Nobuo is a fine craftsman who have been patching up old books in poor condition making them look brand new for the last 33 years. Have a look how skilfully he does it. Continue reading »
Zombies, werewolves and dismembered corpses are just a day at the office for makeup and special effects artist Andre Freitas.
Special effects designer Andre Freitas at his studio in Marietta, Ga. (Erik S. Lesser / For The Washington Post) Continue reading »