UHS Pixel - Creative Inspiration

By seanmorr | A collection of Art, Design, Photography and student work. Creative Inspiration for UHS Student Artists.

Spiraling Rainbow Vortexes Created From Layered Paper by Jen Stark

Jen Stark's work appears like psychedelic wormholes, pulsating and multi-colored portals that might throw you into another dimension entirely. …

Art

2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest, Part II

The deadline to enter the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest is fast approaching—entries will be accepted until May 27, 2016. The grand prize winner will receive a seven-day Polar Bear Safari for two in Churchill, Canada. <i>National Geographic</i> was once more kind enough to …

Photography

A Young Photography Phenom Captures a Dreamy Vision of Teenage Life

Unlike other art forms, photography isn’t known for producing many wunderkinds. But Olivia Bee is a prominent example of how quickly one can …

Photography

Adventurous Photography by Jimmy Chin

Jimmy Chin is a professional climber, mountaineer, skier, and photographer for National Geographic. He's able to get to places most of us won't even …

Cityscape Photography by Eric Rivera

Eric Rivera aka Cire is a photographer form San Francisco. His photos are a good mix of street photography and some nature shots from the Bay. Check …

Disorienting Landscape Manipulations by Laurent Rosset

A basic landscape or cityscape photograph is just the beginning for Italian photo manipulation artist and architect Laurent Rosset. It’s once he has …

Surreal Photo Manipulations by Laurent Rosset Turn Landscapes into Giant Waves

Architect and digital artist Laurent Rosset creates sweeping photographic landscapes that seem to curl upward into infinity like an enormous wave …

Painting

The Striking and Surreal Photoshop Creations of Vincent Bourilhon

At just 23 years old, Paris-based photographer and Photoshop artist Vincent Bourilhon is already showing more creative chops than some artists two …

2016 Audubon Photography Awards

More than 1,700 photographers entered the seventh annual Audubon Photography Awards competition, submitting images in several categories, including Amateur, Professional, Fine Art, and Youth. Nearly 7,000 images depicting birdlife from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and six Canadian …

Humanities

Artist Improves His Typical Photos of Typical Places… with Monsters

Be honest: you’d do it too if you could. Artist Jasper St Aubyn West, better known as Tail Jar, recently embarked on a sketch challenge, transforming …

Destruction/Creation: When Ink and Double Exposure Photography Digitally Collide

Inspired by the beautiful ink-in-water photography of Alberto Seveso — who, by the way, we’ve featured many times on PetaPixel, so definitely check …

New Conceptual Photographs Exhibit Brock Davis’ Perfect Sense of Visual Humor

We’ve long been fans of photographer Brock Davis‘ wonderful sense of humor exemplified by his Instagram feed chalk full of original internet memes …

Land Art

I Photograph Small Models with a Big Imagination

For me photography is not portraying what exists, but portraying what exist <i>in me</i>.<p>Ever since I was a kid I used to spend hours alone in my room …

The Winners of the Smithsonian Magazine's 2015 Photo Contest

<i>Smithsonian</i> magazine has just announced the winning entries in their 13th annual photo contest, selected from more than 46,000 entries sent in from 168 countries. They've shared the Grand Prize winner here, as well as the winning shots from the competition's six categories: The Natural World, …

Photography

Photographer Shoots Life-Size Animal Prints in Destroyed Habitats

To highlight human destruction of animal habitats in East Africa, photographer Nick Brandt shot giant panoramas of life-size animal prints in their …

Surreal Poetry: Fine Art Photography by Erika Zolli

Erika Zolli, also known as Eribluff, is a fine art photographer based in Milan, Italy. Her work explores the dreamlike dimension of the mind through …

This Guy Photoshops His Dog into a Giant Fluffy Best Friend

Here’s Instagram’s latest celebrity: Juji the giant dog. His owner Chris Cline is making waves by using Photoshop to turn him into a giant fluffy …

The 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest

Organizers of the Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest have just announced their winning photos for 2016. The winner Davide Lopresti beat entrants from 54 different countries with his portrait of a spiny seahorse taken in Trieste, Italy. Prizes and commendations were also handed out in a …

Scuba Diving

Surreal Collages by Philipp Igumnov

Just discovered these fun collages and illustrations by Moscow-based artist Philipp Igumnov. He strikes an intriguing balance in his work with many …

Surreal Digital Collages by Matt Wisniewski

Matt Wisniewski uses images discovered via Tumblr to create these surreal digital collages, blending fashion and beauty with the natural world. …

The 2016 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners for 2016. This year's contest attracted 230,103 entries from 186 countries. The organizers have again been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

People's Republic of China

New Highlights from Artist Tatsuya Tanaka’s Daily Miniature Photo Project

Japanese art director Tatsuya Tanaka (previously) continues to entertain us with his ongoing miniature photo project, now stretching into its fifth …

Photographer Nicolas Bouvier Shoots Figures in Silhouette Against Mysterious and Foreboding Landscapes

In what could easily have been snapshots of a normal day at the beach or a hike through the woods, these photos by Nicolas Bouvier (previously) …

Photographer Creates Strange Creatures by Drawing Faces on Bare Backs

Photographer AnaHell has a curious and creative photo project titled <i>Secret Friends</i>. Each photo shows a strange creature with an egg-shaped head and …

Painstaking Arrangements of Colorful Objects and Food by Emily Blincoe

Tennessee-based photographer Emily Blincoe (previously) continues to create some of the most meticulously arranged collections of objects we’ve seen. …

Creative B&W Portraits by Photographer Peter Jamus

Peter Jamus is a traveling photographer whose portfolio is loaded with striking black-and-white portraits. Often surreal, the images explore light …

I’m Not There: A Photographer Captures his own Shadow

I’m Not There is an ongoing series of portraits by photographer PoL Úbeda Hervàs who lives and works in Barcelona. He says the series came from …

Doublefaced: Sebastian Bieniek Creates Unsettling Two-Faced Portraits with Makeup

I’ll be honest in that I’m not quite sure what’s going on here. Created by Berlin-based artist Sebastian Bieniek, Doublefaced is an ongoing series of …

EXCLUSIVE: 23 Moving Portraits of Hollywood's Most Famous Faces

Don't blink.<p>For the past two years, <i>Esquire</i> has gone to the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah to work with photographer Victoria Will, who created iconic and haunting tintype portraits of Hollywood stars. This year, we asked Will to collaborate with us and our good friends at Instagram on a …