Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

A Ruined Set Of Film From India

A Ruined Set Of Film From India

Currently residing in Chicago, Nicole Lane is a pop singing, horror reading, analog photographer who finds solace in the depths of the darkroom as well as other disciplines. Her work involves issues relating to identity and the loss of it through various processes and techniques. Nicole Lane is a recent graduate from Guilford College where she …

Underground Skateparks Documentary

Underground Skateparks Documentary

This book DIY/Underground Skateparks (Prestel, ISBN 978-3-7913-4943-5, $50) by Irish photographer and skateboarder Richard Gilligan is the re-edition of the first publication by 19/80 Editions. Gilligan spent four years travelling through Europe and the US to photograph DIY skateparks. DIY can be described as a movement within skateboarding which operates outside civic and societal norms. …


Tap And Dye’s Legacy Porter Shoulder Camera Strap

Tap And Dye’s Legacy Porter Shoulder Camera Strap

Tap & Dye camera straps are for style conscious individuals who are passionate about photography and gear. The company specializes in gorgious handcrafted leather goods with a focus on camera straps. The new addition to the Legacy line of camera straps is being called Porter (can be cut from 34" [86 cm] up to 52" [132 …

Photo Book Features 55 Of The Most Important Women Photographers

Photo Book Features 55 Of The Most Important Women Photographers

"In a profession like this it is both an advantage and a disadvantage to be a woman ... From time to time, I have been able to take photos where my male colleagues had failed ... Not many women work as photo reporters, a profession that requires absolute health, patience, and curiosity, as well as …

Alone By Rebecca Toh

Alone By Rebecca Toh

Singapore based commercial and editorial photographer Rebecca Toh is hugely influenced by the ability of a film to tell moving, layered stories, and thus works to inject this sense of the cinematic - the emotion, the life, the warmth - into the images of her short series Alone. Toh explains, that "when I think back …


Overgrowth – A Collaborative Artistic Project

Overgrowth – A Collaborative Artistic Project

Overgrowth is a ongoing collaborative artistic project created by Parker Fitzgerald, the photographer that takes most of the images for Kinfolk magazine and floral designer Riley Messina. Inspired by a pursuit of beauty, Messina combines classically thoughtful botanical designs with Fitzgerald's carefully considered film images in an expression of the multifaceted relationship between humankind and …

Annie Leibovitz's Sumo-Sized Book

Annie Leibovitz’s Sumo-Sized Book

Annie Leibovitz has been a working photographer for 40 years. She was the chief photographer for Rolling Stone and then the first contributing photographer for the revived Vanity Fair. In addition to her editorial work at Vanity Fair, and later at Vogue, she has created several award-winning advertising campaigns. She has been designated a Living …

Fashion Up Your Gear

Fashion Up Your Gear

A simple way to customize your photo gear to reflect your own style is to use a custom camera strap. Brown is probably one of the most popular colors when it comes to dyeing leather hides and Istanbul-based commercial photographer F. Aydin Yunusoglu and Funda Yunusoglu from Redier just had to use this classic look …


Nikon Df Experience User's Guide

Nikon Df Experience User’s Guide

The introduction of the Nikon Df brings forth a unique camera in the Nikon DSLR line-up. With its retro-inspired design and manually controlled dials for exposure settings, it recalls the appearance and operation of classic Nikon film SLRs such as the F2S, F3, and FM models. Take control of your Nikon Df with Douglas J. …

The Story Of A Photographer And His New York City

The Story Of A Photographer And His New York City

At the close the of film noir classic The Naked City, the narrator famously proclaims: 'There are eight million stories in the Naked City. This has been one of them.' The film took its title from Weegee's seminal book of New York photographs published in 1945. In our time, an equally compelling presence roams the …

Animalia By Kevin Lee

Animalia By Kevin Lee

The word "animal" comes from the Latin word animalis, meaning "having breath". In everyday colloquial usage the word incorrectly excludes humans. Kevin WY Lee’s street photography Animalia is a unique piece of visual documentary, a short poem. In Animalia (disambiguation) the founder of The Invisible Photographer Asia (IPA) gives a imaginative view on the taxonomic …


Water Changes Everything

Water Changes Everything

Sherry Ott and Charlie Grosso hit the road with an auto rickshaw (tuk tuk), across the length of India (3500km), as a part of the Rickshaw Run by charity:water to raise $15,000 to bring 750 people clean water. Many of us have no idea what it's like to be thirsty. We have plenty of water to …

Muhammadiyah Welfare Home By Megat Ibrahim Mahfuz

Muhammadiyah Welfare Home By Megat Ibrahim Mahfuz

The photographs and documentary of the Muhammadiyah Welfare Home by Megat Ibrahim Mahfuz serve as a reminder of what visual storytelling can do for the storyteller, not just by way of telling a story but to use it as a means of coming to terms with existing conditions and recognising the similarities, the hopes and …


Lomography Super Photo Spray

Lomography Super Photo Spray

Lomography invented the Lomography Super Photo Spray; it’s a brand new spray which allows you to take photos on any kind of 35mm film, without having to use a camera! This new technology will completely change the way we take photos – no longer do you need to carry a bulky camera around to shoot …

The Imaginative World Of Puzzleman Leung

The Imaginative World Of Puzzleman Leung

Imaginative Taipeh-based photographer Puzzleman Leung captures mysterious, humorous and blurred scenes that the young talent creates in his mind. Influenced by Guy Bourdin and Rinko Kawauchi the resulting unique images radiate something timeless as if Puzzleman captured a fleeting moment that might not even took place in real life. With a tendency to "off color" …

Lost And Found: The Lao Textile Museum

Lost And Found: The Lao Textile Museum

We love to discover the beauty of things, we love to explore new and traditional places around the world, to meet interesting people and make new friends. That's how we came across to meet the family who run Lao Textile Museum in Vientiane, Laos–Vientiane is the capital and largest city of Laos, situated on the …


PicQuest Is Trying To Put Photography On The Map

PicQuest Is Trying To Put Photography On The Map

Photographers are all around us. They take great shots. Rarely people get to see these photos, as client and photographer don't know each other. PicQuest is a start-up trying to put photography on the map and make it easy to find a photographer around, contact and follow and maybe hire his services. Get notified of …

Polaroids From The Middle Kingdom By Lukas Birk

Polaroids From The Middle Kingdom By Lukas Birk

These Polaroids from the Middle Kingdom are a series of images from contemporary China from 2008-2010 but captured on expired film from the 1980s. Compiled as Polaroids from the Middle Kingdom: Old and New World Visions of China (Glitterati, ISBN 978-0-9881745-6-6, $45), the photographer’s second book, Austrian-born multimedia artist Lukas Birk once again peeks behind …

Elad Lassry: Redefining Known Visual Codes

Elad Lassry: Redefining Known Visual Codes

Elad Lassry’s work is characterized by a reflection on the ubiquity of the image in contemporary society and the possibility of redefining known visual codes and interpretative habits. Lassry’s multi-media practice explores the current status of images as the point where multiple modes of production and reception merge. In just a few years Lassry (b. …


Light Fall By Guido Baselgia

Light Fall By Guido Baselgia

In the course of the past six years, Swiss photo artist Guido Baselgia has realised an extraordinary monograph entitled Light Fall (Scheidegger & Spiess, ISBN 978-3-85881-420-3, roughly $90), accompanied by essays by Andrea Gnam, lecturer and photo critic, and photo publicist, Nadine Olonetzky. In Ecuador, Norway, Tierra del Fuego and the Swiss Alps, his large-format camera …

Limited Edition: Leica x ONA Berlin Camera Bag

Limited Edition: Leica x ONA Berlin Camera Bag

Created in celebration of Leica‘s 100th anniversary, the Berlin camera bag is a limited edition bag designed by ONA for the Leica M-System. The Berlin ($369) is handcrafted with full-grain leather that will develop a rich patina over time. The signature Leica red interior is fully customizable, padded with premium closed-cell foam, and can accommodate one …

360° Lifestyle Cam

360° Lifestyle Cam

Bring it on! This small form factor and rugged waterproof design is ready for any adventure. The USA-primarily based firm EyeSee360 has designed 360Fly, a camera that captures 360° horizontal x 240° vertical making it the widest viewing camera in the world. With the ability to attach to helmets, tripods, bikes, boards, and more, it's …