The photo book Halbe Stunde (Sieveking Verlag, ISBN 978-3-944874-28-9, German Edition, roughly $42 via Amazon) by Tanja Birkner is about people who live on the edge of society: young prostitutes from Romania or Bulgaria who want to escape the poverty of their homelands; homosexuals who work as escorts; a self-confident dominatrix.
Last year we featured Poladarium–every day this calendar revealed a new Polaroid photo, each with its own little story. Now you can turn your Instagram photographs into a Tear-Off Calendar ($40) with Prinstagram. The calendar reveals a new photo each day. Tear off photos one-by-one and decorate your walls, use
The Slide Light ($185) is a wall light designed by SUCK UK and may be hung horizontally or vertically to provide low level background room lighting. Use slides of your own photographs to create a mood that’s unique to you – just slot your images into place for a constantly
Instamatics (Twin Palms Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-931885-94-2 , $79) collects some of the best photographs from renowned fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez. The compendium includes the most creative and innovative of those images, spanning the 1970’s. Lopez began shooting with a Kodak Instamatic, the simplest and cheapest model he could find, cataloguing his
Fred Herzog–born in 1930 in Germany and moved to Vancouver in 1953–is considered a pioneer of color photography. Herzog’s bold use of colour in the 1950s and 60s set him apart at a time when the only art photography taken seriously was in black and white. His early use of
In the past I have seen several Upside Down series. Recently autodidacted photographer Sherif Elhage updated his website and I came across of one of his nine new series entitled Topsy-Turvy. Sherif seeks to play with the human eye rather than address traditional methods of iconography; his photographs break scenographic