Spectacular Winners Of The Hasselblad Masters Award 2018

Every Hasselblad Masters award winner will hold the title of ‘Hasselblad Master’ and be a brand ambassador for two years. In addition, they will receive a brand new Hasselblad medium format camera and be invited to shoot for a collaborative project with Hasselblad. This project will be printed and released in the bi-annual Hasselblad Masters book. Continue reading »

15 Hilarious Photos That Were Made Instantly Better By Photoshop Masters

Photoshop can be used to a multitude of ends, be it touching up a photograph to make it more flattering, or super-imposing an entirely different background into a seemingly innocuous picture to hilarious effect. One thing is for sure: Photoshop is an indispensable tool for budding photographers of the 21st century.

Adding that sense of danger

Of late, an online movement has seen internet users issue requests to some of the more proficient photoshoppers out there, asking them to improve or alter an original snap in some way or another. Continue reading »

Camouflaged Insects: Can You Spot These Masters Of Disguise Playing Hide-And-Seek?

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These tiny insects are so well camouflaged it is nearly impossible to make out their cleverly disguised forms. Canadian photographer and adventurer Paul Bertner attempted to catch the bugs in their natural habitats as part of a hide-and-seek game to show biodiversity in nature. But while Paul, a forester, now finds it easy to pick out the outline of a bug concealed in the undergrowth, he admits that spotting the irregularities in natural patterns that give the insects away is definitely an acquired skill. By using macrophotography techniques, Paul was able to get closeups of the insects and make their shapes visible. Continue reading »

The 10 Winning Photographs From The Hasselblad Masters Awards 2016

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Every year the photo contest Hasselblad Masters Awards 2016, organized by the prestigious brand, rewards the best images through categories like Wildlife, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Art, Fashion or Architecture. This year again, the jury composed of 23 of the industry’s most respected photographers and established editors had the difficult task of selecting the winners from the thousands of photographs presented. Here: Ali Rajabi, Winner 2016 Street/Urban (Hasselblad Masters’ Competition) Continue reading »

Great Masters Having Great Times: Miniature Art Of Lorenzo Castellini

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According to Lorenzo Castellini: “I am a Brazilian artist who lives in one of the craziest cities in the world! Living in Sao Paulo is like being trapped in one of Hieronymus Bosch’s paintings !First I got a book on him and cut out characters and images from his paintings, then I decided ”to take bosch for a walk” around town and place those characters in surreal scenes…which is quite easy to find around Sao Paulo. While doing that many more masters came to my mind… Van Gogh, Matisse, Basquiat and so on! Continue reading »