Luam Embaye

43 Added | 6 Magazines | 10 Likes | 3 Following | 1 Follower | @embaye | Nothing but an amateur photographer attempting to create herself through capturing life.

The Most Pro-Women Essay on Fatherhood We've Ever Read

Photo: Getty Images<p>Leave it to Rob Delaney, a comedian and prolific tweeter best known for pot stirring, to scramble our brainwaves with some post-holiday pathos.<p><i>Related: Motherhood and Work Survey</i><p>The <i>Burning Love</i> star and new author, who has two young sons with wife Martha, has just penned the most …

54 Reasons to Love Photography in 2013

As a self-appointed pundit, I spend a fair amount of time criticizing the photography industry, but I have a little secret…I love photography! And …

"1 Million Stars to End Violence" Sends a Strong Community Message in Melbourne

<i>1 Million Stars to End Violence</i> is an installation by Maryann Talia Pau on display at the Big Design Market in Melbourne, Australia. In September 2012, the Melbourne community was strongly shaken by the rape and murder of local Brunswick woman, Jill Meagher. What started as a personal response by …

Australia

Conceptual Project 365 Series Laced with a Sense of Humor

Here is a selection of yet more surreal themed photographs, this time from American Logan Zillmer, a young conceptual photographer. The Michigan …

Banksy's NY Delivery Truck Turned Enchanting Garden Installation

If you're a Banksy fan, there's no other place you'd want to be right now than New York City. The elusive artist has started an entire show on the streets of New York called <i>Better Out Than In</i> which, if you didn't know, is a reference to a quote by impressionist Paul Cezanne, “All pictures painted …

New York City

Spectacular Lightning Show Over the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon inspires many people to photograph its grandiose scale and scenic landscape, but Sedona-based photographer Rolf Maeder has managed to capture a sight less seen–the Grand Canyon being hit by a spectacular thunderstorm. Being drawn to nature, Maeder originally moved to Sedona 13 …

Grand Canyon

Photographer Captures New Yorkers Kissing for Past 30 Years

For thirty years, photographer Matt Weber has been capturing candid scenes of romantic passion on the streets of New York City. His <i>Urban Romance</i> collection reveals the numerous tender moments of love that take place between adoring couples throughout the bustling city. Their affection ranges from …

Photography

Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

The weekend in pictures

A roundup of the best images from around the world

Interesting Photo of the Day: Looking Through a Lens

While it’s common practice in photography to attach your lens to the camera before shooting, there are some beautiful exceptions to that rule. The …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Taking the Camera for a Night on the Town

Who says you can’t drive AND take photos at the same time? These two clever photographers came up with the idea of setting a camera up on a tripod in …

This Is What Pharrell’s Casio Keyboard Would Look Like, If Discovered In 3013

What will our contemporary electronics look like in a thousand years? Daniel Arsham and Pharrell find out.<p>It’s made from materials like volcanic ash and crystal, as if it had been discovered in an ancient tomb and smashed from its protective fossil shell like a geode. But, of course, the carbon …

Art

Awesome Split Personality Portraits Through Clever Styling (Not Photoshop)

For a recent assignment, Sydney-based photographer Toby Dixon created these two awesome split personality portraits not with fancy Photoshop but with the help of two talented friends. Monique Moynihan, who was in charge of styling and Budi, who handled make-up, transformed a man and a woman each …

Photoshop

Monolite – Geometric Sans Serif Display Font by Thinkdust

Monolite Display Font.<p>Type designer Greg Ponchak (Font Publisher: Thinkdust) has created the <b>Monolite</b> font, a geometric sans serif display typeface. …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Round Hand, Levi Rebrushed, and Paulistana Deco

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Typography

Daily Inspiration #1570

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

The Art of Portrait Photography: Expression and Exploration

Humans have been creating portraits of one another since the beginning of time, when rocks served as canvas and paints were made from charcoal and …

Spectacular Day and Night Composite Shots of Major Cities

<i>Day to Night</i> is a spectacular ongoing series by fine art photographer Stephen Wilkes featuring urban landscapes that transcend the confines of time by presenting day and night shots of iconic cityscapes in one image. Using up to 1,500 images from a 15-hour shoot day (from sunrise to sunset), Wilkes …

Photo Manipulation

Outstanding Art By 9 of the Best Street Artists

The term <b>street-art</b>, or post-graffiti is used to distinguish public space artwork from territorial graffiti, and/or vandalism, and street-art usually …

Hyperrealistic Photographer Makes Animals Appear Magical

To convey that contradictory effect, Johan creates intricate digital constructs using photographs of animals he has taken all over the world, and re-situating them in new environments constructed from other photos.<p>His newest works will be displayed at Yossi Milo Gallery in New York City from …

New York City

Amazing Sequential Photography, Courtesy of Red Bull Illume Contest

<i>Photographer: Scott Serfas Athlete: John Jackson Location: Aniak, AK, USA</i><p>The physical design of the GoPro camera changed videography, as its small, …

Photography

Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …

Mauritius

Daily Inspiration #1566

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Digital Art

Atype - Craft Typography

Continuing our focus on featuring craft projects we bring to you "Atype" - a beautiful project that mixes typography and paper craft. The project was …

Graphic Design

Exquisite Icon Design by Anna Paschenko

We don't get to post very often about icon design, but I've found a fantastic set of icons by Russian designer Anna Paschenko and it's definitely …

Design

Simulations – Photographic Collages by Alexandra Bellissimo

Simulations – Collage Series.<p>Alexandra Bellissimo is an artist and photographer from California with an B.F.A. in photography from Art Center College …

Stunning Drawings by Slava Triptih

Creative Illustrations.<p>These are some creative drawings by Slava Triptih, an illustrator from Perm, Russia. Slava Triptih started drawing very early. …

Beautifully Elegant Forms Convey the Nature of the Soul

Created by Hungary-based artist Zoltan Mihaly, these elegant photographs feature a harmonious relationship between human and animal. The series, entitled <i>Shapes of the Soul</i>, explores the nature of the soul and the forms it can embody. Whether a large beast or a soft, feminine figure, Mihaly suggests …

Fashion (India)

Kaleidoscopic Floor Installations Made of Mirrors, Crystals and Glass by Suzan Drummen | Colossal

<p>In an act of patience and precision that boggles the mind, Dutch artist Suzan Drummen creates sparkling floor installations using an array of …

Beautiful African Beach Calligraphy by Andrew van der Merwe

While we've seen incredible sand drawings before, like those by England-based artist Tony Plant, and while we'll always be a fan of calligraphy, especially when it's mixed with graffiti, we've never thought of putting the two art forms together…until now. Today, we stumbled upon the work of Andrew …

Calligraphy