Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

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, …


Ready For The Next Big Social Network?

Ready For The Next Big Social Network?

Now that Instagram has been on the scene for four years, it’s a mainstay in the world of social media. The platform is like a good friend—stable and dependable—but not necessarily super exciting. That is, until now. Your old friend has gotten a facelift and acquired a new talent. Instagram launched the Hyperlapse app in …

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 …

Evidence By Diana Matar

Evidence By Diana Matar

Amsterdam-based publishing house Schilt Publishing just published photographer Diana Matar’s first monograph Evidence (Schilt Publishing, ISBN 978 90 5330 824 2, $60): A beautifully poetic series on the disappearance of the photographer’s father-in-law, a Libyan opposition leader. "One of the key concerns of my work has been the attempt to photograph things that can no longer be …


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 …

The Road To Wolfeboro

The Road To Wolfeboro

The Road To Wolfeboro is a documentary of a 10-day journey from New York to Wolfeboro by photographer Brian Gaberman in evolvement of the Element brand. It's a story about a road in which two entities have developed a state of mind, where nature and family values are embraced as a priority, but where the …


Playboard Photo Issue: Swimming Against The Tide

Playboard Photo Issue: Swimming Against The Tide

Do you like action sports photo issues? Have you ever soaked up all beautiful and insane photos from online galleries with your eyes like a sponge in an ocean of bliss? In these fast-paced times of digital interconnectedness our friends from Playboard are swimming against the tide and present their first Playboard Photo Book – …

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 …

Earth Is My Witness

Earth Is My Witness

Over the course of his 40-year career, photographer Art Wolfe has worked on every continent and in hundreds of locations. Earth Is My Witness (Earth Aware Editions, ISBN 978-1608873067, $95) is his most extensive collection of Wolfe's photography ever compiled. This lavishly produced work spans the globe, bringing the beauty of the planet’s fast-disappearing landscapes, …


Undisclosed: Images Of The Contemporary Circus Artist

Undisclosed: Images Of The Contemporary Circus Artist

This photo book is the result of Swedish-born Bertil Nilsson's work with 47 circus artists throughout Europe and North America over the course of 5 years. The black and white images of the performers in Undisclosed (Canalside Books, ISBN 978-09568872-0-7), all naked, working on their skills in empty training spaces, are accompanied by an essay by …

Cairo Diary By Peter Bialobrzeski

Cairo Diary By Peter Bialobrzeski

In the past we have been featuring German-based photographer Peter Bialobrzeski many times. In the last eight years he has published eight books Mostly these books have been published by Hatje Cantz with topics on Southeast Asia. For his limited edition book Cairo Diary Bialobrzeski signed with The Velvet Cell. "Capturing Cairo between the overthrow …

Still NYC Punk Attitude

Still NYC Punk Attitude

New York punk photographer David Godlis' Kickstarter-funded book project passed its goal weeks ago and will be published as a limited edition high quality photography book of his best pictures of NYC's Punk scene at CBGB's 1976-1979. Heavy on grain and taken using the ambient light of the famed night club, Godlis captured early iconic …


Reading the Landscape By Olaf Otto Becker

Reading the Landscape By Olaf Otto Becker

In the first, beautiful photographs of his Habitat series, 1959 born Olaf Otto Becker presents us with idyllic dreamlike places, paradisiacal tableaus from the jungles of Malaysia and Indonesia. Roman­tic floodplains, tree trunks slung with liana vines, eco­logical niches for countless life forms—these are the kinds of untouched tropical rainforests that we pic­ture in our …

Just Insert Your iPhone Into Relonch Camera

Just Insert Your iPhone Into Relonch Camera

Insert coin iPhone. The Relonch Camera ($499) is the eye and the iPhone is the brain. The Relonch Camera ($499) adds a high-quality camera to the back of your iPhone. It connects via Lightning and switches on automatically when you plug in your smartphone and switches off automatically when you unplug your iPhone. It further sports …

Alp: Alpine Landscape Pictures By Olaf Unverzart

Alp: Alpine Landscape Pictures By Olaf Unverzart

German photographer Olaf Unverzart takes on an age-old subject and transforms the way we see the Alps. Serious Alpine photography began in the middle of the 19th century by photographers who lugged large plate cameras into inaccessible regions to produce some of the most spectacular images of their time. Nearly two hundred years later, Unverzart …


Arrangements By Clayton Cotterell

Arrangements By Clayton Cotterell

In this 100 pages book titled Arrangements (Ampersand, First Edition of 300, ISBN 9781941556030, $45), Clayton Cotterell revels in the spontaneity of the photographic medium, allowing for succinct encounters with light, color and form to guide both the content and open-ended, sensuous meaning of the work. Seeking out naturally occurring abstractions, the photographs Cotterell has …

Impermanence By ​Seung-Hwan OH

Impermanence By ​Seung-Hwan OH

Titled Impermanence this ongoing body of work by Seung-Hwan OH makes usage of natural bacteria. The visual result of the symbiosis between film matter and organic matter is the conceptual origin of this body of work. The visible disappears and what we usually consider an image is eaten by a microbe. "The process involves the …

Settlement By Nick Waplington

Settlement By Nick Waplington

… everything is possible and everything is watched and noted, for here on the West Bank of the River Jordan every inch of land is known, recorded, and potentially a source of conflict. British photographer Nick Waplington lived in Jerusalem between 2008 and 2013, visiting over 350 distinct Jewish settlements in the region, from populous …