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Rachel Sussman

Rachel Sussman

The Oldest Living Things in the World is a project initiated by photographer Rachel Sussman who researched, traveled, and worked with biologists to find over thirty species that was more than 2,000 years old. Sussman photographed these resilient organisms from lichens, shrubs, fungi, trees and corals found in the remotest places on earth. This study informed us that these primitive...
Ákos Major

Ákos Major

Hungarian photographer, Ákos Major, has a predisposition to take subjects of stark, arid or cold and foggy landscapes, away from crowds. In his new series, he chose to photograph urban landscapes where high rise buildings are juxtaposed next to patches of green and dilapidated structures, and some areas with ongoing construction sites. Most of his photographs...
Closed Cities

Closed Cities

There has been a handful of cities around the globe that were blocked off from maps until this last century. Private residential areas, quarries, and plantations from Qatar, Algeria, Chile, Siberia, and Argentina all cast traces of occupied settlements or a once progressing community but are now in decline due to limited resources or political...
Kory Westerhold

Kory Westerhold

Kory Westerhold is an art director and designer with an impressive clientele list. Westerhold also keeps a blog for his photographs of the city and some breathtaking shots of landscapes.
Chris Burkard

Chris Burkard

Chris Burkard has been a photographer since he was 19 and now a professional photographer for Surfer magazine. When I read an interview of Chris on VSCO a few months back, I couldn’t help but think of all the sights and adventures he’s been to. I myself fancied doing some field work as an oceanographer or geologist spending...
Mariana Garcia

Mariana Garcia

Mariana Garcia is a graphic designer whose got a discerning eye for photographing her subjects. Her portraits have a picturesque quality in them, captured in diaphanous light. Garcia also produces fashion and editorial photographs for her clients.
Nico Perez

Nico Perez

A beautiful collection of abstracted portraits with experimentation on light, revealing some bright and pastel tones. Nico Perez grew up in London and now works as a freelance photographer in Japan.
Grandfather and Grandmother

Grandfather and Grandmother

Kamila Musilova‘s series Grandfather and Grandmother further explores visual records of family through portraiture. The photograph series Grandfather and Grandmother is a visual record of the life of my grandparents. It is my deepest expression of their portrait. With these installations, I tried to capture their lives, customs and the environment in which they live....
Martin Wunderwald

Martin Wunderwald

Another take on the scenic route with interesting architectural features and monochromatic palette from Dresden photographer Martin Wunderwald.
Pablo Picasso's Light Drawings

Pablo Picasso’s Light Drawings

I’ve stumbled upon old photographs of Picasso producing light drawings documented by Gjon Mili, a photographer for the Life Magazine, in southern France in 1940.
Norden and Iceland

Norden and Iceland

Kim Høltermand has been busy with a few projects including a collaboration with other artists and musicians called Outliers, which I’ve mentioned on my blog a few years ago.  Meanwhile here are a few of his ephemeral shots from his series called Norden and the other from Iceland.
Cinemagraphs

Cinemagraphs

New series of cinematic photographs by Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg from the fashion week called Cinemagraphs.
I'm Not There

I’m Not There

Creative and Art Director PoL Úbeda Hervàs plays with this series called I’m Not There, reflecting on one’s existence in an almost empty portrait and becomes more self-aware. How can we accept we are changing? How can we accept we hardly recognize ourselves in certain situations? These pictures are the way I see myself now. My shadow...
Ang Choon Leng

Ang Choon Leng

Times (Wall Street), a series of photographs by Ang Choon Leng or Clang ruminates on our time and existence within a space or environment.  I often dwell upon urban and contemporary themes and landscapes; be it the city or its inhabitants. Intrigued by subtle changes in my environment, I find a corresponding shift in my...
Chris Sisarich

Chris Sisarich

A new series from Chris Sisarich called Somewhere in the Middle of Nowhere. The photographs takes us in the middle of a desert in Egypt, with mostly sand and empty terrains, and some fragments of living by those that perhaps moved on.
Cole Rise

Cole Rise

Though I didn’t own a phone when Instagram came out, I still followed a few good photographers from my iPod. Cole Rise was one of the earlier artists I followed because of his ethereal photographs of landscapes and sometimes abstract portraits from Iceland and other exotic venues. He currently resides in San Francisco and his photographs are available...
Jacob Sutton

Jacob Sutton

  Ghostly images from New York based photographer Jacob Sutton.
Oliver Morris

Oliver Morris

  Lovely collection of double exposed 35mm photographs from Oliver Morris.
Nicolas Ritter

Nicolas Ritter

  A series called  “One” may seem like a collection of ordinary photographs of people clustered in the streets of London, however the artist gestures for the viewer to focus on only one individual out of the crowd through these gif images. Project One focuses on the individual in a crowd. It particularly imitates the way in which...
Lean With It

Lean With It

Lean With It, a new series from Paul Octavious.