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Unexpected Layers of Glass Added to Stones and Books by Ramon Todo | Colossal

<p>Born in Tokyo, Dusseldorf-based artist Ramon Todo creates beautiful textural juxtapositions using layers of glass in unexpected places. Starting …

Animal illustrations stripped down to their essentials by Josh Brill - The Fox Is Black

Josh Brill, a graduate of Maine College of Art with a degree in New Media Design, has created this beautiful series of prints titled <i>Flora Fauna</i> which …

Tom & David Kelley of IDEO Talk 'Creative Confidence,' New Book Hits Shelves Today

<i>If a recent segment on</i> 60 Minutes <i>is any indication, IDEO's David Kelley is among the design superstars who have crossed over into mainstream</i> …

Creativity

Striped Photographs Created Entirely In-Camera by Painting the Set

At first glance, these photos by London-based photographer Benedict Morgan don’t seem like anything special. That is, until you find out that what …

Some Photography Articles and Images You Won't Want to Miss

The online photography community has been very busy and active lately, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching for links to the best articles …

Hauntingly Beautiful Portraits Captured by Talented Young Photographer

Undiscovered talent is always a pleasure to share, especially if it is of remarkable caliber. Anyone that comes across the portfolio of Greg Ponthus …

How to Turn a Smartphone Panorama Into a ‘Tiny Planet’ Photo

Ever since Google released the Photosphere feature for their Nexus devices, I have been obsessed with making tiny planets. The photosphere feature …

This Mind-Bending, Colorful Photo Mosaic is Actually a Single Photograph

Check out this colorful photo mosaic created by photographer Bela Borsodi for the cover of the album “Terrain” by VLP (you can find a larger version …

Adorable Pictures of Girls by Elena Karagyozova

Photographer Elena Karagyozova is the proud mother of three wonderful girls through whom she discovered photography. Now taking photos is her way of …

Alejandro Guijarro's best photograph – a Cambridge University blackboard

A few years ago, I became increasingly interested in all the academic institutions around the world that are working on new theories of reality – in …

How I Caught The Photo Bug

I never wanted to be a photographer. The thought never crossed my mind. Sure, we had a few cameras around the house growing up, but I grew up …

Captivating Long Exposure Shots of Fireflies

Fireflies are certainly known to all of us, but few are aware that these enchanting insects are really beetles. We see them at night because this …

Historic Processes / Contemporary Visions

©Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman <br>Unique Cyanotype over archival pigment print<p>As part of our Photolucida celebration, I am sharing a new exhibition …

Creating an Indoor Blizzard for Portraits with Falling Snow

I wanted to create a dramatic portrait series of “arctic explorers” that appeared to be taken outside in a blizzard. The concept for this shoot was …

Humorous Photos of Dogs Dressed Like Humans

They say dog owners that endear themselves totally to their canine pets eventually look like them, and vice versa. The theme of humanizing the …

A Mirror That’s A Touching Tribute To Sandy Victims

Joe Doucet’s Fathom creates the effect of being half underwater.<p>When Hurricane Sandy unleashed its wrath on the Eastern Seaboard last October, designer Joe Doucet‘s lower Manhattan studio and apartment were left relatively unscathed. “Apart from being without power for a week or so, we really were …

The Best Seat in the House: Windowseat by Mike & Maaike for Haworth

At NeoCon this week, Haworth introduced a new seat by designers Mike & Maaike called Windowseat. The chair is part of their Haworth Collection, a …

Furniture

Tanya Katysheva by Pablo Estévez & Javier Belloso in "Shades of Summer" for Fashion Gone Rogue

<b>Shades of Summer</b> – Photography duo Pablo Estévez and Javier Belloso capture colorful summer style for FGR’s latest exclusive. Model Tanya Katysheva …

Barbara Palvin Has a Hot Summer for El Pais Semanal's June Issue

<b>Sensualidad al Sol</b> – Hungarian showstopper Barbara Palvin graces the pages of <i>El Pais Semanal’s</i> June 8th edition in a sizzling summer spread. The …

RUUD VAN EMPEL

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Not Your Average Pizza Joint: This Roman Resto Oozes Style

A new pizzeria by Noses Architects elevates the art of pie making.<p>New York has more than 1,600 pizzerias and none of them look like this. Kook, a new pizzeria and osteria in Rome, balances a minimalist aesthetic and architectural aspirations with old-world charm. The restaurant, designed by …

Architecture

BTS: Creating Psychedelic ‘Water Wigs’ With Tim Tadder

LA-based photographer Tim Tadder says that his images are his “voice,” and that he “never want[s] to be an echo.” Thus far, he’s doing pretty well. …

Handsome Black and White Portraits of Men by Osman Balkan

Portrait models are often women, lovely and elegant. These feminine portraits are worth attention, but they shouldn’t dominate all of portrait …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

Capturing Interesting Photos in the Forest on a Low Budget

Too often you see photography projects that yield incredible results and think, <i>“If only I had the money to do something like that?”</i> Well today’s …

Dear Model: Posing Tips for How to Look Your Best in Photographs

Dear (new’ish) Model,<p>My name is Other Model. I have spent the last couple of years finding out a few things that I wish I’d known from the start. …

Surreal Photos of Women Floating in Zero Gravity by Nikolay Tikhomirov

Moscow-based photographer Nikolay Tikhomirov describes the photographs he’s taken as “art inside me” — and that’s just what they are, art.<p>One of his …

Patrizia Fusi

Patrizia Fusi and I met while I was a student at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design and she was a study abroad student from Rome, Italy. I had …