Tag: Inspiration

XXL graffiti with a message: Saype

I consider the art of graffiti quite impressive. On every walk through the city I keep searching for new works of art and I always keep wondering how the artists, while creating their huge pieces, still manage to keep an overview. One person who, when it comes to dimension, even went a step further is ...

fetching_tigerss – A success story on Instagram

    https://www.instagram.com/p/BU303Qwl97I/Annegien has always been a creative kid. With her dad being a photographer, she quickly immersed into this world. At the age of nine she already got her first camera. At 13 she came to know and love Instagram. She gets inspired and starts taking her own pictures and publishing them. As a ...

Philippe Halsman

Even if many of you, including me, may not be familiar with his name, Philippe Halsman counts among the most original and most creative photographers of our times. I’m sure that most of you have already seen some of his works. Before he started to focus on photography, the Latvian studied electrical engineering. When he ...

Madame d’Ora – A pioneer in photography

Madame d’Ora, only this name makes us curious already. If you don’t know her yet, Madame d’Ora aka Dora Kallmus was a pioneer in photography and counts among the most influential female photographers in the history of photography. At the times of Madame d’Ora, photography was only a male domain. Nevertheless, that photographer managed to ...

Loving Vincent

In my last article I told you about Wolfgang Beltracchi and the art of forgery. That’s how I got inspired by paintings again and so I visited the Albertina yesterday, one of my favorite museums in Vienna, and also watched my favorite movie of the last Oscar Awards. I regret that this movie was “only” ...

Erika Zolli – Geometric Variants

Symmetry, geometry and the play with lines and shapes in photography have always fascinated me. Thus it’s not really surprising that as I looked at the photos of Erika Zolli’s project “Geometric Variants” for the first time I was stunned right away. In her photos this photographer creates new worlds and realities. In a combination ...

You are what you eat!

  Each one of us who’s ever tried to convince a child of eating broccoli when it knows that some sweets are waiting has an idea of how hard persuading children to eat healthy can really be. In order to avoid an argument that is often related to eating broccoli etc. we tend to give ...

“My art is not an answer, it is a question.” Gottfried Helnwein

Today I want to talk about an artist whom most of you know for sure: Gottfried Helnwein. This artist is known around the world for his hyper-real images which, even when taking a closer look at them, don’t look much different from photographs and in which he mainly deals with issues like pain and violence. ...

Snow Art by Simon Beck

Today I’ve got another photographer for you, that clearly fits the “inspiring and creative photography ideas” category I love so much. Simon Beck could be called a big dimension snow artist, extreme endurance athlete and photographer. He graduated in Engineering from Oxford University but quit is office job to become a cartographer. On a skiing ...

Edward Horsford – Waterbombs

One that definitely has to go on our list of inspiring, creative photographers with simple, but genius ideas, is Edward Horsford and his bursting water balloon photographs. The London based photographer dedicates quite some time to his specialty photos and it got him quite a few international features and lots of attention for this project. ...