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Concrete Passages About Closeness And Coldness

Concrete Passages About Closeness And Coldness

… and a couple of songs is a poetic photo series about relationships by Hungarian and Budapest based photographer Gabor Kasza. "The story is taking place in a grey concrete space and it is like strolling amongst the pieces of an contemporary opera set. Interludes span between the main scenes, in this case they are …

(PHOTO)graphy By Sheung Yiu

(PHOTO)graphy By Sheung Yiu

In 1939, when Sir John Herschel coined the term 'photography' and announced the innovation of ‘painting with light’ to the public, people almost instantly started exploring its use in science and fine art. Nobody seemed to be stunned by the idea nor the perfect replication of ‘reality’ using light. Today, in the omnipresence of digital …


The Art Of Ruin By Robert Stivers

The Art Of Ruin By Robert Stivers

In his new monograph, The Art of Ruin (Twin Palms, ISBN 978-1-936611-08-9, $95 at Amazon), Robert Stivers explores the distances that keep memory strange and uninhabitable. The objects presented in this series are, to some extent, recognizable. But the psychic experience that Stivers infuses seamlessly into these photographs, transforms them—evoking both a sense of loss …

The Unbearable Lightness Of Being

The Unbearable Lightness Of Being

Love Thoughts is a very personal video art interpretation of Milan Kundera’s novel „The Unbearable Lightness of Being" by German Video Artist and our friend Felix Hörhager, which took him more than two years of work to finish the video. The creation of Love Thoughts was also inspired by the American video artist Matthew Barney …

Tones Of Dirt And Bone By Mike Brodie

Tones Of Dirt And Bone By Mike Brodie

"The photos? I want people to see them just as I want to tell someone a good story. Nobody enjoys boredom. Everything comes as a surprise,” says photographer Mike Brodie. The photographs in Tones of Dirt and Bone (Twin Palms Publishers, ISBN 978-1-936611-10-2-s) were made between 2004 and 2006, the years Brodie first began exploring …


Outdoor Photography Filter Holders

Outdoor Photography Filter Holders

MindShift Gear has just released two new miniature outdoor photography filter holders. With their addition to line-up, the photography gear company now has the most complete selection of high quality filter holders available on the market. The Filter Nest ($45) is the first dual-purpose round filter case for outdoor photography. The Filter Nest is two …

Songbook By Alec Soth

Songbook By Alec Soth

Known for his haunting portraits of solitary Americans in Sleeping by the Mississippi and Broken Manual, Minnesota based photographer Alec Soth has recently turned his eye toward community life in the country. It’s more of a subtly piece looking at the tension between American individualism and the desire to be collective. From upstate New York …

Tank Batteries By Nathan Pearce

Tank Batteries By Nathan Pearce

"These photographs of tank batteries were all made within a few miles of my front door in Southern Illinois. There are a handful of photos here but there could very well be hundreds. Tank batteries overwhelm the landscape here. They are a reminder of both the previous oil booms that have come and gone here …


A Camera Bag That Doesn't Look Like A Camera Bag

A Camera Bag That Doesn’t Look Like A Camera Bag

Camera bags and photographers go together like hot chocolate and Marshmallows. But there are also times they go together like oil and water. Picking the right camera bag for every situation–let me say it clear and loud– is impossible. The solution is to pick the right camera bag for the right situation. If you're looking …

Adrià Cañameras On The Mediterranean

Adrià Cañameras On The Mediterranean

Anna et Salomeé is available now through Lawson’s Books (First edition of 500 copies, ISBN 978-0-9570378-0-9). It's a book of new photographs by Barcelona-based photographer Adrià Cañameras. Born in 1988 to a French father and a Spanish mother, Cañameras initially cut his teeth assisting fellow photographer Misha Kominek, and has since risen to prominence within the …

A Body Of Work By Polly Penrose

A Body Of Work By Polly Penrose

London-based photographer Polly Penrose explores her changing body as it ages with her on-going series 'A body of work'. "These Self Portraits are my body’s response to a space and its contents. They are never pre-meditated, often I’ve never seen the location before, and I never enter a space with an idea of a finished …


Milky Way Box Set By Robert Rutöd

Milky Way Box Set By Robert Rutöd

Robert Rutöd's new book Milky Way (€25-99) has just been published. When asked where the way of St. James begins, in Spain they say. But the trail begins in your home. And that's where Rutöd got into his old Passat and drove off. Legend has it that in the 9th century the heavenly play of …

Railroad Landscapes By  John Sanderson

Railroad Landscapes By John Sanderson

John Sanderson's current focus is the railroad landscape. In this documentary titled Railroad Landscapes Sanderson is visually very much influenced by painters like the American precisionists of the early 20th century (Sheeler, Hopper, Demuth). His landscapes are the subject of a one person exhibition at the New York Transit Museum through February 1st, 2015. Drawn …


Monthly Photo Books By Sophie Barbasch

Monthly Photo Books By Sophie Barbasch

New York City based photographer Sophie Barbasch earned her MFA in photography from the Rhode Island School of Design and her BA in Art and Art History from Brown University. Barbasch submitted her work Fault Line, and while going through her website I came across her monthly photo books. I was immediately fascinated by her …

Objects And Installations By Toni Spyra

Objects And Installations By Toni Spyra

In an almost fun way Toni Spyra gives the viewer a thought-provoking impulse. By modifying objects of everyday use the Austrian based, German artist wants to provoke a new point of view concerning the different ways of using everyday things. Spyra creates a sense of familiarity, but also a feel of irritation. At second glance, …

Snapshots After The War

Snapshots After The War

"We had to leave our home country of Bosnia, due to the ongoing war (1992-1995). We barely took any photographs with us to our new 'home' country, the Netherlands. The memories of home were fading and we had no records to remind us of those better days. We entered a new country and started a …


The Day The Dam Collapses

The Day The Dam Collapses

We are all living like the characters in a disaster movie. We know we may some day face a disaster or a terrible event, but we keep living calmly because we do not know exactly what might occur and when it would be. "But a disaster will surely come to us. And the largest disaster …

The Grey Suit By Stas Stankovskiy

The Grey Suit By Stas Stankovskiy

Saint Petersburg born photographer Stas Stankovskiy created the short series 'The Grey Suit' following his passion to shoot staged images with a mystical appeal. Imagination and mystical flavour are Stankovskiy's most important tools while he aims to create photographs with their own rules, their own circumstances and actions Regarding his series 'The Grey Suit'  which …

Dark City By Francesco Romoli

Dark City By Francesco Romoli

Francesco Romoli is a photographer who works using both analogue and digital techniques in his photography. The Dark City project is based on two series, Possible Worlds and Reality Show, each achieved using very different techniques: an analogue technique, using a Polaroid, and a digital technique, using image manipulation (shown here on our site). "These …


Let's Blow Up Christmas

Let’s Blow Up Christmas

Corey Vaughan's photography is earnest and direct, and so is this series titled Let’s Blow Up Christmas. Kris Kringle blow ups seem to be a unique American way to celebrate Christmas. In many Western cultures, Santa is said to bring gifts to the homes of the good children on 24 December, the night before Christmas …

Altered Passages By Bart Synowiec

Altered Passages By Bart Synowiec

Bart Synowiec has been working on a small series of photos featuring Brazil's largest slum (favela), Rocinha. Synowiec spent time in Rio De Janeiro documenting Rocinha's unique and colourful passageways, interacting with locals and taking in the culture. "It felt very timely, with such a large amount of tension building up in the city revolving …

I’m Not A Real Artist

I’m Not A Real Artist

The phrase, I’m not a real artist has been painted by street artist SpY above the façade of a building in the city of Paris. This piece was commissioned by Nuit Blanche 2014 in the district 13 of Paris, an evening when the city was open to artistic creations for people to enjoy in the …