Dog owners will agree that our canine friends have unique personalities beyond the traits of their breed. Continue reading »
From the bowels of Kenya, a prophesy about British oppression had gone ahead. What also followed was that the savior would be a woman. Continue reading »
In a new project, an international group of photographers have joined forces to use their powerful images to raise awareness and funds to help stop the illegal wildlife trade.
Fennec foxes are captured for the illegal pet trade. This three-month-old pup was for sale in a market in southern Tunisia. (Photo by Bruno D’Amicis/Photographers Against Wildlife Crime/Wildscreen/The Guardian) Continue reading »
Daniel Rueda and Anna Devís Benet are two young Valencia-based architects and photographers. Their architecture photography artistically deviates from typicality by introducing the human factor in a fun and creative way. Instead of solely focusing on geometry and details, they turn every photograph into a playful interaction between themselves and the featured piece of architecture. Continue reading »
“The Family of Man” opened at The Museum of Modern Art in January 1955 and was curated by Edward Steichen. It was groundbreaking in its scope – 503 images by 273 photographers from 68 countries – as well as in the numbers of people who experienced it on its tour through 88 venues in 37 countries. The touring exhibit drew over 9 million people and the accompanying catalog sold over 2.5 million copies. Continue reading »
The Photographers 2015 runs from 25 November to 23 December at Osborne Samuel and Beetles+Huxley, London.
Portrait of the Eternal, 1935, by Manuel Alvarez Bravo. (Photo by Manuel Alvarez Bravo/Beetles+Huxley & Osborne Samuel) Continue reading »
Canon recently conducted an interesting experiment on the power of perspective in portrait photography. They enlisted the help of 6 photographers and asked them each to independently shoot portraits of a man named Michael. But there was a twist: each photographer was told a different thing about Michael’s background. Continue reading »
For 125 years, National Geographic has documented the world and all that is in it with stunning photography that captures the soul of a story beyond the words on a page. Some of the most powerful narratives of the past decade have been produced by a forward-thinking generation of women photojournalists as different as the places and the subjects they have covered. But they all share the same passion and commitment to storytelling that has come to define National Geographic. Continue reading »
These are the stunningly creative photographs voted as some of the worlds best wedding snaps from the last year. The International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers (ISPWP) Awards features more than 20 categories. From the conventional Bride and Groom Portrait to the vibrant All About Light award – everything is taken into consideration. In total more than 20,000 images were submitted by the societys members.
The bride being thrown up buy her Groom and Ushers. 1st place – the wedding dress. Cordoba, Spain. (Photo by Valentin Gamiz)
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Smoke rises from a house days after part of the ground it was resting on collapsed into Lake Whitney, Texas in this June 13, 2014 file photo. I was covering the controlled burn of a house slowly falling into Lake Whitney due to the decaying cliff underneath. Asked to take photos from an aerial perspective, an instructor and I took off from Grand Prairie Municipal Airport around 9am. The burn, scheduled to start an hour later, was delayed. I love flying, but patience proved challenging as circling for nearly three hours gets boring fast. Once the fire started we only had 15 minutes to take photos because the plane was booked at 1pm. The owners invested their retirement savings in the house and were even advised by geologists that the ground was stable. To watch your investment literally go up in flames must take its toll emotionally. The owners said they don’t expect their insurance to cover the loss. (Photo and caption by Brandon Wade/Reuters)
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Two women wearing nun outfits drink beer while watching the 2014 Tim Hortons Brier curling championships in Kamloops, British Columbia in this March 8, 2014 file photo. Although some people might conclude that a curling event could produce a dull atmosphere, it is actually far from it. Some of the most energetic and loyal fans are committed to showing their colours at tournaments around the world. There was a lull in the games that were being held on this day and I remember spotting these nuns sitting in their seats earlier. Although them just sitting there didn’t produce a picture, I kept my eye on them for the entire match. As soon as I spotted them with beer in their hands, I slowly turned my camera towards them and waited for them to take a drink. One of the challenges of shooting this image was to not have everyone notice me taking the photo. I had a longer lens on and was right in the middle of the rink. I slowly turned my lens, not to make my intentions too obvious, and waited until they drank from their beers together. (Photo and caption by Ben Nelms/Reuters)
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Photographers cower as protesters throw stones towards riot police along Sheikh Rihan street near Tahrir Square in Cairo January 25, 2013. (Photo by Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters)
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First Place, Domestic News. Photo by John Tlumacki of The Boston Globe, who was also named Photojournalist Of The Year (Large Markets). Boston police officers race toward downed runner Bill Iffrig seconds after the first bomb exploded during the April 15, 2013, Boston Marathon. (Photo by John Tlumacki)
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“Point Blank” is an ongoing series of handguns from around the world by Toronto-based photographer Peter Andrew, Simon Duffy and Derek Blais. Captured in extreme detail, the large-scale “portraits” are undeniably in-your-face, lending an intensity you can’t turn away from. Andrew says they are meant to be studied like you would a face, the detail and imperfections found within building a story that make us wonder where they’ve been or why and how they’ve been used. The trio has photographed seven handguns thus far and continue to build the collection.
Desert Eagle; “Point Blank” – Gun Series. (Peter Andrew/Simon Duffy/Derek Blais) Continue reading »
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