Roel Matthijs

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How Lucas Blalock Makes His Art with Analog Photos and Digital Photoshop Tools

Lucas Blalock is an artist who has a love for the surreal and who isn’t afraid to use what many might consider a heavy hand to create his unique …

Photographer Uses Human Flesh as an Artistic Medium

For <i>Rek</i>, Netherlands-based photographer Juuke Schoorl tests the limits of human skin, stretching and manipulating the flesh of her subjects with …

Photographer Creates Magical Portraits of Her 4-Year-Old Daughter in ‘Seen Not Heard’

For <i>Seen Not Heard</i>, North Carolina-based photographer Heather Evans Smith explores her relationship with her 4-year-old daughter, turning her lens on …

Mediterranean. The Continuity of Man

Project info<p>From 2010 to 2014, photographer Nick Hannes travelled the length and breadth of the Mediterranean shores, documenting various contemporary issues such as tourism, urbanization and migration. While he was working on this project, the region continuously hit the headlines: crisis in …

Levitation Photography in 3 Easy Steps

A magician practices the art of illusion. Many times a photographer may practice the same thing. Who knew the art of levitation was only a few …

On the Road, Dream Narrative - Photographs by Julien Magre | LensCulture

There is no narrator for this quirky, dark, mysterious visual story from the young French auteur Julien Magre. Is it a cinematic sequence of scenes from a child’s memory? A dream, a diary, a nightmare? You must decide for yourself, without intention, the story unfolds in your own imagination and it …

Photographer Pays Homage to Childhood by Inserting Star Wars Into Real World Snapshots

If you were like many kids, you probably spent much of your childhood in a hybrid world where reality and imagination fused into an indistinguishable …

Elysium - Photographs and text byMarcela Paniak | LensCulture

The Elysian Fields were a place in Greek mythology where the souls of heroes and righteous people went to rest. In this land of eternal peace and happiness, the souls were absolved from all suffering. They had infinite time to stroll through the pale meadows, surrounded by music, poplars and …

Startling Photos of Americans Lying in 7 Days of Their Own Trash

How much garbage do you produce? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency claims the average American creates more than 4 pounds of trash a day, more …

Mother as Muse: A Fashion Shoot Features an Unlikely Model

When Charlie Engman first photographed his mother, Kathleen, he noticed there was a stark difference between his mother in real life and the woman …

Tranquil Seascape Series Shot Using Long Exposure Photography

In a very soothing new collection, artist Antii Viitala shoots elegant long exposure photographs of the ocean shore. Viitala who is a landscape and …

Pictures of the week: Around the floodlit grounds, by Ian Hughes

As he drove past the old Rotherham United stadium of Millmoor in 2004, photographer Ian Hughes was so captivated by the light pouring out of it that he jumped out of the car to take a picture

The Makeout Project turns kissing into an artform

From the naked women that Yves Klein covered in blue paint to Terry Richardson's bevy of porny subjects, the art world is full of work that for one person seems liberated and for another exploitative. Continuing to skirt that line is Jedediah Johnson, an American photographer whose ongoing series …

How to Use Continuous Lighting: Light Sources

This is the first part of my series on continuous lighting. Here, I discuss the various types of artificial constant light sources you can use to …

33 Photographers Reveal Their Definition of Intimacy (NSFW)

<i>Emmanuelle Bosse</i><p>In our <i>Intimacy</i> group show, photographers reveal their interpretations of the emotional, intellectual, physical, and sexual space in …

Looking for Alice

Project info<p>Finding Alice<p>My daughter Alice was born with Downs Syndrome 2011.<br>Alice has entered a world where routine genetic screening at twelve weeks gestation is almost entirely thrust towards birth prevention rather than birth preparation. Whilst we make our selection and decisions in private, …

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Asleep in the Sun: Portraits of Slumbering Sunbathers

In a society so fixated on appearance and a tendency to hide imperfections, it’s a common paradox that most people are willing to bare all on the …

Talented Doodler Gets Creative with Mirror Selfies in This Awesome Little Photo Series

We usually don’t condone mirror selfies, but for Norwegian doodler Mirrorsme, we’ll make an exception. Using various mirrors as canvases for her …

New Absurd Animated Portraits by Romain Laurent | Colossal

<p>Photographer Romain Laurent (previously here and here) continues to create a new looping animated portrait each week. The photographer began the …

Photo Series ‘Fictitious Dishes’ Brings to Life Storied Meals from Almost 200 Years of Celebrated Fiction

Literature and food has always had a special connection, and this link is made manifest visually and beguilingly in <i>Fictitious Dishes,</i> a clever …

Fascinating Photographic Study of the Oldest Living Things in the World

In 2004, Brooklyn-based artist Rachel Sussman embarked on the photographic quest of a lifetime: to document the oldest living things in the world. Now, a decade later, Sussman is still going strong, her journey having taken her to some of the harshest and most remote landscapes, from the Mojave …

Is HDR a Fad?

I recently read a blog post from someone who casually mentioned that HDR (<b>H</b>igh <b>D</b>ynamic <b>R</b>ange photography) was a “fad”, and they were hoping it would …

Take Beautiful Portraits of Women Without Photoshop

Building on last weeks April fools joke, where I riffed on the absurd idea that women actually prefer to look awful in photos and the current …

Bringing Back The Detail - Sharpening Tutorial

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Photos of Rural Children Around the World Dressed Up as Their Dream Professions

<i>Journalist, Mali</i><p>Belgian-born photographer Sofie Knijff has spent the last three years traveling the world making portraits of children and asking …

Representations: Photographs of Everyday Objects Made to Look Like Drawings

For some reason we’re fascinated by photographs of real things made to look like drawings or paintings. Series like Alexander Khokhlov’s <i>2D or Not 2D</i> …

‘Spinster’ Photographer Poses With Mannequin Family to Depict the American Dream

“My name is Suzanne Heintz and I’m a photographer…and a spinster.”<i>—Suzanne Heintz</i><p>Denver-based photographer and art director Suzanne Heintz was fed up …

Japanese Taxi Driver Takes Multiple Exposures While Looking for Passengers

Taxi driver Issui Enomoto captures unique multiple exposure photographs of Yokohama, Japan and its residents as he drives around at night looking for passengers. He always keeps his camera with him in his taxi so that he can shoot various scenes of the town as they strike him. For this series …

The Transformation of a Post-Communist Country Documented in Haunting Photos

Almost 25 years later, the country of Romania is still in the midst of a difficult transformation from one of the region’s hardest dictatorships to a …