Category: Art

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Brain Twister: Joseph Ford’s Aerial

I’m curious by nature, I love puzzles. I like optical illusions and photos which play tricks on my sense of vision and my brain above all. Two and a half months ago I wrote about an image by Bela Borsodi, which was so tricky that one could hardly tell whether it was a photomontage or ...

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Tip: Joe Capra’s Time Laps Videos

When I view my own photos I have a hard time believing that pictures can be worth more than a thousand words. Then I stumble upon a jewel like Joe Capra’s time laps videos and arrive to the conclusion that the old saying is true. His videos are beautiful beyond words. How can one describe ...

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Tip: Jessica Trinh’s Dog Photography

Jessica Trinh is one of those photographers who show great talent and achieve fame at a young age. At only 13 she began taking photographs that would make many an „old hand“ envious. Five years later, her photo stream is full of wonderful, heart-warming dog photos. Her go-to motifs are her two four-legged companions, the ...

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Historic Pictures now in Color: ColorizedHistory and Titanic in Color

Reddit is known as an internet platform infamous for its „trolls“, but it’s also a huge community full of creative minds bursting with ideas and thirst for action. An example illustrating this is the ColorizedHistory group with over 20000 members, all of whom are amateur historians working together in order to colorize as many historic ...

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Sandwich + Scanner Scanwich

Food photography has ever since been one of those photographic genres that absolutely require high-tech equipment. This may sound odd at first, but makes sense, considering the size of the billboards displaying our food every day. It should come as no surprise, then, that even in times of digital megapixel monsters, outrageously expensive medium format ...

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4600 royalty-free pictures: Getty Museum presents ‘Open Content Program’

The J. Paul Getty Museum, not to be mixed up with the notorious Getty Images photo agency, has recently introduced its “Open Content Program”. The Getty Museum thus provides over 4600 publicly accessible pictures, including over 500 photographs, of its own collection royalty-free. That is to say, all of the pictures and photographs may be ...

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A new Twist on Nude Photography: Carl Warner’s Bodyscapes

Carl Warner is anything but your typical landscape photographer. Instead of venturing outside equipped with a tripod, he creates and takes pictures of his own landscapes in his studio. His latest creations make use of the human shape in making the viewer mistake it for desert landscapes. This way, bellies and backs turn into dunes, ...

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People in Urban Cage made of Light and Shadow: Rupert Vandervell’s “Man on Earth”

Street Photography is one of the trickiest genres in photography. Anyone who ever tried educing something interesting from banal everyday life knows that. It is especially challenging, though, if you don’t settle with mediocrity. Outstanding light, interesting image structure, perfect timing, all of that requires plenty of patience, skills and experience. One person famous for ...

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The 10 most expensive photos of all times

On a daily basis, I come across photos that I like and that I would ascribe a high monetary value. I reflect upon how difficult it must have been to capture the motive, how gorgeous the photo turned out or how groundbreaking the idea behind it or the underlying message is. At the art market, ...

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Absurdity can be so much fun: Giuseppe Colarusso’s Improbabilità

Scarcely have I laughed as much as I did today, when I took a break from 12 to 3pm to surf the internet in order to protect my cream-cheese coloured skin. Giuseppe Colarusso‘s photos of absurd objects that will never come into existence, referred to as Improbabilità, came right on cue to put a smile ...