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Slinkachu is a artist based in London. He showcases an extraordinary work of photography aptly named “The Little People Project,” which consists of photographs of miniatures. What’s interesting, these photos were shot by staging a scene of miniatures in streets, creating a world like no other.
Slinkachu has been an ongoing project since 2006, and has been shot in many cities of every corner of the work. After photographs, the miniatures are left there as is on the streets and due to its tiny size, any random things can happen to them.
Slinkachu is his alias, and he tightly conceal his real name. He was once an art director in London when he started his artistic miniature photographs as a hobby. Read the rest of this entry » .
This iconic 1957 Richard Avedon photo, “Marilyn Monroe, actress, New York,” is now in the collection of New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Today the museum announced its acquisition of 39 Avedon photographs, more than doubling its collection of the late photographer’s work. “We are very grateful…for the cooperation of The Richard Avedon Foundation, which enabled us to realize an acquisition that I had discussed with the photographer himself, and about which he was very enthusiastic,” said Peter Galassi, chief curator of MoMA’s department of photography, in a statement issued today. Acquired from the Foundation, the career-spanning photos date from 1953 to 2002 and include nine photos of Avedon’s father that were first shown in a solo exhibition at MoMA in 1974. Read the rest of this entry ».
When discussing photography styles, the discussion will center around the unique aspects of each photographer that are apparent in their works.?
Why unique? Because each photographs of each photographer is different. Whether it be from the angle the photograph is taken, how they direct their subjects, the lighting techniques they incorporate, or the post processing techniques they use. Each has their own signature of style. Take Dave Hill’s photographs, for example. When someone thinks of the work of Dave Hill, high quality HDR and perfect lighting comes to mind. Or Lucy Martin, an Oxfordshire photographer who is synonymous with her unique Roundography. There is also the Asian photographer by the name of Natsumi Hayasi who is very much consistent in applying levitation in her photography. They are the photographers that swam out of the mainstream and created a style of their own. And even though there are those that attempt to imitate their works of art, they’re still the best. Read the rest of this entry » .
1. The word “photography” was first mentioned by an eminent mathematic and astronomic expert, Sir John Frederick William Herschel in 1839.
2. Leica is identical to Germany but it is actually made in Canada and Portugal as well.
3. Single lens reflex camera (SLR) was first discovered in 1861 by Thomas Sutton – and it was so big in size. A 35 mm SLR camera of “Sport” brand was first developed in 1934 in Russia (back then, Soviet Union). However, it was not in the market before 1937. A Germany-made camera called Kine Exakta was the first one to be sold in the market in 1936. The first Asian-made SLR camera, Asahi flex was in introduced in 1952 by the Asahi Optical company in Japan and which is today known as Pentax.
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Li Wei is a well-known photographer. His imagination knows no limits and his works of art are truly amazing, some even disturbing, but none of the less spectacular and different. Only by looking at Li Wei’s photos you get sucked in a world of fantasy and unlimited possibilities.The contemporary artist Li Wei defies gravity by his work and by the new reality he creates. Far from being easy, Li Wei doesn’t stand aside from jumping into the sea, flinging himself outdoors through the windows or on the ceiling, all for the sake and love of art. People are often shocked by his actions and by the results he achieves in his photos.
By using mirrors, camera lenses, steel wires and old school acrobatics, he creates unique icons of contemporary conceptions. The symbolism in his art is very strong and it is meant to familiarize the new world more with the physical limits with the psychological adjustment of the contemporary life, especially in the regions of China, connecting the present with the present and future.
Here are a couple of scenes from Li Wei’s workflow and two videos that will amaze you. Read the rest of this entry »
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Whether it’s from internet or televisions, we often see pictures of spirits. Moreover, there are some of them published in books and magazines as well. However, do you know when was it started? Amateur ghost hunter claimed to capture thousands and thousands photographs of spirits. Some of them appear like shadows and humans’ figures while […]
The following are a series of videos from youtube where you’ll be able to obsever DSLR cameras / lens being burned, dropped, doused in water, and even baked in a microwave! Warning, do not watch these vidoes if you are a photography enthusiast who hasn’t had the chance to have your dream DSLR camera or […]
Children can be captured on camera successfully in many different circumstances and locations. When photographing children you’ve got to keep it moving, make it fun and yield to their character. For most children, getting their photograph taken is fun and they will perform for the photographer. This in turn brings their personality to life on […]
The following are points to consider when conducting a model/portrait photo shoots. In this post, I will be discussing the matter of composition, angle, backgrounds, and lightings; areas in which beginners usually make mistakes in. 1. Composition Pay close attention to the composition when photographing a person. If the scene above the head of the […]
In today’s day and age, technology is developing so fast. Back then, cell phone was used only for communication and now, there are so many other functions of it as a medium for internet browsing and surfing as well as social media. Furthermore, we can even take images with it. The most popular style of […]
Even though autofocus is a default feature in digital cameras, there are still times when you feel like it’s quite a challenge to get the accurate focus point or your lens takes quite a while to lock onto a focus point. Don’t worry just yet, this is quite the normal and not always due to […]
Question: “What is considered a good photograph?” or “How can I make a good photograph?” Photography is essentially a form of media for communication and self-expression. Photography has much in common with writing. In writing, we choose words and construct them to form sentences. In photography, we use visual elements (line, shape, patter, color, light, […]