Artist Transforms Photographs Into Completely Superb Different Images With Photoshop

Artist Transforms Photographs Into Completely Superb Different Images With Photoshop

Creative photo illustrations by Herri Susanto, talented self-taught retoucher, graphic designer and surrealist based in Bali, Indonesia. Herri sreate surreal worlds using Photoshop and his wild imagination. Continue reading »

Black And White Analog Photographs Explore The Serenity Of Long Meandering Roads

Black And White Analog Photographs Explore The Serenity Of Long Meandering Roads

Swedish photographer Håkan Strand works with old analog cameras and black and white film to capture landscapes that exude the serenity of a time past. The photographs often center around rural roads and explore the stillness that exists when one reaches the fringes of civilization. His recently published book Silent Moments will soon be available to purchase on his website, where you can find further studies of back roads and long desert highways in landscapes in the US, UK, and throughout Scandinavia. Continue reading »

These Photographs Of Tattooed Senior Show That Body Art Looks Beautiful On Everyone

These Photographs Of Tattooed Senior Show That Body Art Looks Beautiful On Everyone

According to Ingrid Meijering: “‘TattooAge. Never too old.’ is a photography project, where we photographed 25 elderly people with tattoos in their living rooms. In these photographs, they show their tattoos and share the stories behind them: from a gift from a grandchild to a memory of a lost loved one. Some of these people had their first tattoo at the age of 80. Continue reading »

A World Of 80s Style: Photographs Documented British Teenage Courtship At North England’s First Disco Pub

A World Of 80s Style: Photographs Documented British Teenage Courtship At North England's First Disco Pub

These photographs were taken by Tom Wood at the Chelsea Reach Nightclub in New Brighton. They belong to a prolonged period of visual negotiation between Wood, the immediate community and the wider environs of Merseyside. Girls and boys on the pull are unaware of his tactful lens, as they flirt, drink, letch, snog, and dance the night away… Continue reading »

Amazing Candid Photographs Capture People On The Streets Of New York City In The 1980s

Amazing Candid Photographs Capture People On The Streets Of New York City In The 1980s

New York in the 1980s was a very different city, from pre-Disney Times Square to graffiti-scarred subways to the vibrant but ungentrified sections of Manhattan to the ruins of the South Bronx to the pre-9/11 World Trade Center. Continue reading »

Symmetrical Parts Of Vienna And Budapest In Stunning Photographs By Zsolt Hlinka

Symmetrical Parts Of Vienna And Budapest In Stunning Photographs By Zsolt Hlinka

Architectural photographer Zsolt Hlinka has spent years capturing the symmetry of Budapest’s buildings. Now, with his new series Viennametry, he’s moved to the Austrian capital, giving new perspectives on the geometry of the city’s architecture. Hlinka photographs the intriguing courtyards and inspiring spiral staircases that pepper Vienna. Like Budapest, Vienna is a forward-looking city with a rich history that is reflected in its architecture. This inspired Hlinka to capture the dynamism of Vienna by framing the photos as tunnels moving toward the future. Continue reading »

“Air, Land & Sea” Exhibition: 50 Greatest Wildlife Photographs Of The National Geographic

"Air, Land & Sea" Exhibition: 50 Greatest Wildlife Photographs Of The National Geographic
Leopard seal, Anvers Island, Antarctica, 2006. (Photo by Paul Nicklen/National Geographic) Continue reading »

“A Journey Guided By The Elements:” Surrealistic Reality In Photographs By Benjamin Everett

"A Journey Guided By The Elements:" Surrealistic Reality In Photographs By Benjamin Everett

Fascinated by the subtle line between perception and reality Benjamin Everett is neither realistic nor surreal, but he wants to show the connection between the physical and the spiritual through nature. Most of these photos show us the immensity and strength that nature releases, an effect accentuated largely by a human presence. Continue reading »

Urrban Nightscapes Of Hong Kong In Photographs By Nikolaus Gruenwald

Urrban Nightscapes Of Hong Kong In Photographs By Nikolaus Gruenwald

Stunning urban nightscapes by Nikolaus Gruenwald, a talented photographer, and retoucher based in Stuttgart, Germany. Nikolaus focuses mainly on travel and street photography. He recently visited Hong Kong to capture spectacular urban landscapes. Continue reading »

Limitless Boundaries Of The Human Body In Photographs By Cody Choi, Professional Dancer And Photographer

Limitless Boundaries Of The Human Body In Photographs By Cody Choi, Professional Dancer And Photographer

By Cody Choi, former Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake dancer & Ada Ooi formed in 2008, explores the human body and mind through different art media. Fearless in all kinds of creative expedition, the company collaborates with arts professionals around the world to experience the limitless boundaries of the human body. Continue reading »

Artist Maimouna Guerresi Photographs ‘Aisha In Wonderland’

Artist Maimouna Guerresi Photographs 'Aisha In Wonderland'

The Italian-Senegalese artist Maïmouna Guerresi designs the colorful robes in her mystical portraits, fashioning each look from textiles she has collected while traveling through Africa and Asia. Her latest exhibition reimagines the story of Alice in Wonderland through the eyes of an African Muslim woman, Aisha, in a series of sculptures and photographs. Her work examines the human body and spirituality across cultures. Continue reading »

Architecture And Colorful Minimalism In Photographs By Jacob Mitchel

Architecture And Colorful Minimalism In Photographs By Jacob Mitchel

“Photography is a complex art, which can either tell a story or record an event”, Jacob Mitchel, a San Fransisco based photographer writes. On his Instagram account, he reveals a colourful and geometrical vision of Uncle Sam’s country. Continue reading »

The Art Of Natural Environment In Minimalist Photographs By Morgane Erpicum

The Art Of Natural Environment In Minimalist Photographs By Morgane Erpicum

“Defence of the environment through art”. Morgane Erpicum sets the tone. Since 2015, the photographer has been partial to film cameras. A type of photography that takes time and forces you to enjoy each moment. Here, Morgane presents vulnerable and silent spaces. Continue reading »

Amazing Black and White Photographs Capture Scenes From Venice Beach In The 1970s And ’80s

Amazing Black and White Photographs Capture Scenes From Venice Beach In The 1970s And ’80s

Sun-bleached babes, roller skates, cruisers, Vans, campers, corduroy OP shorts… The smell of the ocean, the feel of sand on your feet and the burning of incense bring back the memories of a golden era in Venice Beach. Continue reading »

Alex Prager’s Hyperreal America In Photographs

Alex Prager's Hyperreal America In Photographs
Alex Prager Studio/Lehmann Maupin Gallery
Alex Prager is an American art photographer and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Her photographs primarily use staged actors, models and extras to create “meticulously designed mise en scène”, often described as film-like and hyperreal. “Alex Prager: Silver Lake Drive” is at the Photographers’ Gallery, London, 15 June – 14 October 2018. Here: Crowd #3 (Pelican Beach), 2013. Continue reading »

Striking Black And White Photographs Of Venice Beach Eccentrics In 1984

Striking Black And White Photographs Of Venice Beach Eccentrics In 1984
© Claudio Edinger

In 1984, Brazilian photographer Claudio Edinger documented the rainbow of oddballs who called the countercultural Southern California beach neighborhood home. The photographs he took of the denizens of Venice Beach in their natural habitat: a bodybuilder in the surf, a roller skater soaring over an aging skateboarder, beachgoers showering off after a day in the sun. Continue reading »

Spectacular Vintage Photographs Of America’s Western Frontier By Timothy O’Sullivan

Spectacular Vintage Photographs Of America’s Western Frontier By Timothy O’Sullivan

In the 1860s and 1870s, photographer Timothy O’Sullivan (1840 – 1882) was part of a government-run team of artists, soldiers, scientists, and photographers tasked with documenting America’s frontier in the West. His photographs of the landscape and people of the West touch on the sublime. The wilderness has rarely looked as spectacular.

Here: Colorado River in the Black Canyon, Mojave County, Arizona – 1871 Continue reading »

Rare And Amazing Photographs From The First Australasian Antarctic Expedition Between 1911-14

Rare And Amazing Photographs From The First Australasian Antarctic Expedition Between 1911-14
Cavern carved by the sea in an ice wall near Commonwealth Bay, circa 1912

In 1911 a group of scientists and adventurers left Hobart under the leadership of Dr Douglas Mawson. They were bound for Macquarie Island and the then unknown parts of Antarctica. Continue reading »

Hong Kong Streets In Neon – The Haunting Photographs Of Zaki Abdelmounim

Hong Kong Streets In Neon – The Haunting Photographs Of Zaki Abdelmounim

Through his series entitled Neo Hong Kong, the photographer Zaki Abdelmounim wanted to capture the very special atmosphere of the nights of Hong Kong, paying tribute to the iconic neon signs of the city before they disappear, replaced by more modern displays. A mesmerizing, almost surreal, series of street photography. Continue reading »

This Couple Of Artists Photographs Yoga Poses

This Couple Of Artists Photographs Yoga Poses

With their Yoga Photograms project, the duo of British artists Rob and Nick Carter is having fun photographing yoga poses through a very special process. A series of large format enigmatic portraits that capture the imprint of bodies and movements through the light. Continue reading »

Vivian Maier: Lost Photographs Of 1950s New York

Vivian Maier: Lost Photographs Of 1950s New York
Courtesy the Maloof Collection/Howard Greenberg Galleries

Found after her death, Vivian Maier’s photographs capture New York City in motion.

Two years before Vivian Maier died in 2009 at age 83, 30,000 of her negatives were bought at a Chicago thrift auction by former estate agent John Maloof. He was writing a book on Chicago history. Maier had been unable to pay the rental on a storage locker. So 100,000 of her unseen negatives housed in hundreds of boxes and undeveloped films were sold. Continue reading »

Germany After The World War II In Photographs By Josef Heinrich Darchinger

Germany After The World War II In Photographs By Josef Heinrich Darchinger

Germany after the war 1952 – 1967 It was no more than eight years after the surrender of the Nazi government when Josef Heinrich Darchinger set out on his photographic journey through the West of a divided Germany. Continue reading »

Frozen Landscapes Tell A Winter’s Tale In New Photographs By Kilian Schönberger

Frozen Landscapes Tell A Winter’s Tale In New Photographs By Kilian Schönberger

German photographer Kilian Schönberger (previously) is known for capturing otherworldly images of his natural surroundings. His latest series, Winter’s Tale, was shot in the mountain ranges of Germany and central Europe and showcases the desaturated, hushed landscapes of snow-covered forests. Continue reading »

Fascinating Photographs Capture Daily Life In Russia Just After The Collapse Of The Soviet Union

Fascinating Photographs Capture Daily Life In Russia Just After The Collapse Of The Soviet Union
Norilsk, bus stop. 1993.

These fascinating color photos were made by a French photographer Jean-Paul Guilloteau, who visited Russia right after the collapse of the USSR. For most Russians these shots will cause nostalgic feelings. The photos show the Russian country that was already done with Communism but at that point Russia still didn’t know which way exactly should they go on next… Continue reading »

“The East End In Colour”: Rare And Gorgeous Kodachrome Photographs Of London In The 1960s And 1970s

“The East End In Colour”: Rare And Gorgeous Kodachrome Photographs Of London In The 1960s And 1970s
Brushfield Street, 1970 © David Granick/Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives

These previously unpublished photographs by David Granick capture the streets and waterways of London’s East End in the warm hues of Kodachrome film. Journey back in time to a place now long vanished. Continue reading »