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Woven Portraits Break Photography's 2D Limits

To develop layered portraits, David Samuel Stern moves beyond Photoshop.<p>The difference between a portrait and an ordinary photograph has always rested on the photographer’s ability to hint at or extract some element of the human psyche within the subject. This process is easier said than done, as …

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15 Crazy Conceptual Portraits by Laura Ferreira

If you think most portrait photography looks somehow “the same,” then the work of <b>Laura Ferreira</b> should be a very deep and invigorating breath of …

by the world forgot - Photographs by Christoph Lingg | LensCulture

A term like <i>indigenous peoples</i> is a dangerous one; it can come with a certain (heavy) set of expectations. In describing thousands of groups, scattered across the world, it can also flatten and generalize, rather than allowing us to focus on the singular experiences within each group. However, in …

Color: Explained

Follow<p>Color: Explained<p>Informational color article created for IBM, designed by Ilana Eliran<p>Color: Explained<p>Informational color article created for …

Atmospheres

At the age of 18, with his father’s camera in tow, Luca began studying photography shadowing his father on advertising sets, training his eye to …

What is Color Theory and Why Do I Need to Know It?

Our industries rely heavily on color, which most of us know as a wavelength of light that our eyes and brains perceive as ..well color. But we don’t …

Singularity - Photographs and text by Vincent Gouriou | LensCulture

This series contains color photographs that are so monochromatic and melancholic in tone that they come to resemble painting. I am driven by an obsessive search for truth, sincerity and simplicity through bodies and faces—through beings.<p>In my work, I try to get close to the other, to know him …

Beautiful Abstract Photos of Sunsets Reveal a Kaleidoscope of Color

Sydney-based Alfonso Calero recently shot some fabulous abstract landscapes, drawing inspiration from the Russian painter Mark Rothko. He used a used …

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Release

A horizon line represents a gateway to Enlightenment—a Release, which is…<br>• The marriage between the Carnal and the Eternal worlds (Joseph Campbell)<br>• The axis mundi: an established center point or navel of the universe (Mircea Eliade)<br>• The connection of the sky with the ocean, the desert, or the …

Brilliant Landscape Photos Saturated with Vivid Color

Photographer Eric Hines shoots pensive images of reflections in every amazing location he chooses and one is made to muse over the various panoramas …

Dust

Project info<p>“I will show you fear in a handful of dust”<br>T.S. Eliot<p>Rooted in an interest in the ‘aesthetics of destruction,’ Nadav Kander’s most recent project Dust explores the vestiges of the<br>Cold War through the radioactive ruins of secret cities on the border between Kazakhstan and …

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Alessio Albi's Stunningly Atmospheric Portraits Explore Light and Shadows

Though a nutritionist by profession, Italian photographer Alessio Albi has a passion for expressing himself through incredibly atmospheric portraits. The Perugia resident captures stunning images of young women lost in the depths of their thoughts, whether they're surrounded by breathtaking natural …

Powerful Portraits Capture ‘The Last Generation’ of The African Custom of Scarification

Abidjan-based photographer Joana Choumali recently captured and put together an incredibly powerful portrait series titled <i>Hââbré, The Last …

Photographic Portraits behind the Canvas

Project info<p>I started a new photographic project and I’d like to share it with you. The series is called “Photographic Portraits Behind The Canvas”.<br>Using a frame and elastic fabric I wanted to create photography that seemed like painted canvas. Once again, I tried to minimize the use of Photoshop. …

Photographer Immerses His Film in Live Bacteria for Years to Create Unique Portraits

South Korea-based artist Seung-Hwan Oh creates some truly unusual portraits by unleashing little microbes and letting them eat away at his medium for …

Judging America: Photographer Exposes Our Prejudices In Portrait Pair Series

Dallas-based photographer Joel Parés challenges our most common prejudices with a straight-forward photo project called “Judging America.” The …

Victorian Death Portraits: The Bizarre Tradition Of Post-Mortem Photography (PHOTOS)

Of all the shocking images available online, we were surprised to discover one of the strangest and most unsettling phenomena dates back to Victorian times.<p>Post-mortem photography thrived in the early days of the daguerrotype, when families who could not afford a painted portrait of a lost loved …

Picture perfect: David Bailey's best portraits

From Mick through fur via Kate with big hair, a glowing Jack Nicholson and a frolicking Jerry Hall, David Bailey's work is the benchmark in the difficult art of portrait photography. See for yourself in images from Stardust, at the National Portrait Gallery from 6 February to 1 June

Flóra Borsi's Elegant Self-Portraits Subtly Blend Photography and Painting

Hungarian artist Flóra Borsi likes to experiment with photography and other mediums, resulting in incredibly unique projects like urban landscapes set in a coffee universe and abstract portraits reimagined as real people. Her latest series <i>IREL</i> features subtle portraits that simultaneously look like …

These Portraits Of Moroccan Hipsters Are More Nuanced Than They Look

The New York Times sees shades of Matisse and Koons. ArtNet is convinced he's the next David LaChapelle. But Hassan Hajjaj, the Moroccan stylist and photographer, started out simply wanting to capture the essence of his home country in ways his buddies back in London would appreciate.<p>The …

Best Of Instagram Portrait Photography

Instagram is the world’s most popular dedicated photo-sharing site, with an average of 55 million photos uploaded each day. But finding great photography among the burrito pics and teen selfies can be a challenge. Last fall, I wrote about 10 talented photographers whose work should be part of any …