Ashley Castell

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Group monitoring Asian representation in film says Marvel blockbuster is ‘tarnished’ by casting of Swinton in role depicted as male Tibetan monk in comics<p>The row over the casting of Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One in Marvel’s Doctor Strange has been reignited, with one group saying the film has …

Comics

Bespoke Wallpapers from Designer Tracy Kendall Stretch the Imagination

London-based designer Tracy Kendall is busy making wallpaper by hand. Piece by piece, Kendall’s one-of-a-kind wall coverings aim to transform rooms large and small into extraordinary sensory experiences.<p>“I enjoy re-designing a wallpaper to fit in with the overall scheme of a specific interior, with …

Marie-laure Cruschi aka CRUSCHIFORM (France) - Le rêveur de Fukushima

Marie-laure Cruschi aka CRUSCHIFORM (France) - Le rêveur de Fukushima<p>French artist and illustrator Marie-laure Cruschi founded the studio CRUSCHIFORM in 2007, working on a variety of projects from illustrative froms to a full art direction and graphic design solutions. She wishes to continuously experiment and explore new areas, challenge her own limitations working towards the most appropriate outcome for each project.<p>Cruschi’s art grows into the poetry of simple modular forms. Little by …

Hauntingly Beautiful Double Exposures by Julia Fullerton-Batten

London-based Julia Fullerton-Batten is a world-wide acclaimed and exhibited fine art photographer. Her work is best known for creative settings and highly cinematic lighting. This small collection of personal work, however, veers a bit from her signature style. The artist built hauntingly beautiful …

15-Year-Old Artist Creates Remarkable Lined Paper 3D Illusion Drawings

15-year-old artist João A. Carvalho creates wonderful drawings in which lined notebook paper appears to form three-dimensional characters and forms. …

Artist Chuck Tingley

Paintings by Buffalo based artist Chuck Tingley.<p>Chuck Tingley lives in Buffalo, NY, where he graduated with a BFA in painting at Buffalo State …

Happy!

Project info<p>What do you like about art?<p>Me? Truth, sincerity, power, emotion, beauty, the unexpected... because what is created with a work of art is an exchange, a kind of infinite conversation with other humans, like those endless debates over tea or a drink with the people I love.<p>Since my …

Phase One’s New ‘Mirrorless’ Medium Format System is Nothing New

Yesterday afternoon, the folks at <i>Digital Transitions</i> released a teaser for the Phase One A-Series, an (and we quote) “incredible new system using …

Photographer Profile: Jason Nocito

Retro-Inspired Portraits that Look Like Something Out of a 1980s Yearbook

Looking through photographer Robbie Augspurger‘s portrait portfolio is like digging up a yearbook from the 1980s. Taken using a 30-year-old light kit …

Tamron 150-600mm Lens: A Nature Photographer's Delight

The Tamron 150-600mm announcement and availability was met with enthusiastic interest from bird and nature photographers across the globe. With a …

The Photographer's Quarter Life Crisis And How to Get Past It

There may come a time in your life as a photographer when you suddenly find your own photographs distasteful. This is a time when you feel restless, …

A Simple Explanation of the Optics Behind Pinholes, Camera Apertures, and Your Eye

If you’ve never thought to find out why aperture works the way it does, you should definitely check out this simple explanation of optics, aperture …

Nature’s Powerful Energy Captured in Stunning Black and White Images

While most people get away as fast as they can from perilous storms, a few insane people run towards them. Landscape photographer Mitch Dobrowner is …

Photo Idea: Ever Tried Shooting a Star Trail from Inside an Airplane at 37,000ft?

Here’s an interesting idea for the next time you find yourself stuck on a long, overnight flight. If you don’t have the opportunity to capture the …

Tutorial: A Much More Effective Way to Correct for Distortion in a Fisheye Photograph

When it comes to correcting the distortion on fisheye lenses, most of us use the fairly standard rectilinear methods built into Lightroom and Adobe …

Stunning Photo Collection Documents Beautiful Light Throughout NYC

<i>NY Through the Lens</i> is a visual documentation of NYC-based photographer Vivienne Gucwa's explorations throughout the city. From the young age of 17, Gucwa has been living on her own and working many jobs to stay afloat. As a way to manage personal stress, she would go for long walks for “as far as …

Why I Went Mirrorless and Switched from Canon to Fuji: A Detailed Exploration

<b>Warning</b>: This will be a longer and more in-depth post. But in the age of paid-for reviews, I felt frustrated by the lack of perspective on the “what …

6 Practical Ways to Unlock the Real Power of Colors in Your Photography

To suggest that color is of utmost importance to photographers would be a grand understatement. Discussions dealing with the fundamentals of …