Sensual Fashion of Sean+Seng

Sean and Seng graduated from the University of the Arts London in Fashion Photography.  They currently reside in London, working for publications and clients including POP, 032c, Interview Magazine, Dazed + Confused, ARENA HOMME+ and Vivienne Westwood. They have just completed a worldwide beauty campaign with Gwen Stefani for L’Oreal.

Transitions by Max Pinckers

Transitions (2010) I’ve always held a strong fascination for both the definition and interpretation of portraits. Classically speaking, portraits comprise a large degree of cooperation between photographer and subject, ideally (though not necessarily) revealing some connection between the two. Both are involved in a balanced and unbiased relationship to create a desired outcome. Many photographers and…

Mitra Tabrizian Overview

Born in Tehran, Iran, lives and works in London, Mitra Tabrizian has exhibited and published widely and in major international museums and galleries, including her recent solo exhibition at the Tate Britain in 2008 – other solo shows include, Museum of Folkwang, Germany, 2003, Moderna Mussset, Stockholm, Sweden, 2006 amongst others. Her books include, Correct…

App Of The Week: Sun Seeker

Sun Seeker: One of the Best App for Photographers. Iphone & Ipad. Provides a FLAT VIEW COMPASS and an AUGMENTED REALITY CAMERA 3-D VIEW showing the solar path, its hour intervals, its winter and summer solstice paths, rise and set times and more and a MAP VIEW showing solar direction for each daylight hour. Ideal…

Project Ara

Google has launched the Project Ara website, encouraging  people to join the Scout program to help shape Ara. Google The smartphone is one of the most empowering and intimate objects in our lives. Yet most of us have little say in how the device is made, what it does, and how it looks. And 5 billion…

Greenland 2012: Chasing the Light

  Pastels Icebergs by Zaria Forman. “In August 2012, I led an Arctic expedition up the NW coast of Greenland. Called “Chasing the Light”, it was the second expedition the mission of which was to create art inspired by this dramatic geography. The first, in 1869, was led by the American painter William Bradford. My…

Pride of Africa by Klaus Tiedge

German-born Klaus Tiedge has been a prominent figure in the field of commercial photography for more than 20 years, having worked in numerous countries including India, Japan, Brazil and the USA. In 2001 Klaus moved to South Africa and settled down in Cape Town taking full advantage of the a thriving fashion industry and optimal…

Adele by Mert+Marcus for Vogue

The beautiful oscar winner Adele photographed by Mert+Marcus. “The dynamic duo of Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott are pioneers of contemporary fashion photography; influencing and shaping the look of the fashion world in the most recent decades. The team’s works have graced magazines such as Vogue USA, Vogue Italia, W Magazine, Pop Magazine, Numero and…

Athletes by Howard Schatz

In such uniquely visionary books as Water Dance, Pool Light, Passion & Line, and Nude Body Nude,Howard Schatz has established himself as one of the great photographers of the human form. Working primarily with dancers, Schatz has been particularly attracted to form shaped by function. Now, in Athlete, he reaches the zenith of his photographic paean to the human body,…

Homeless by Lee Jeffries

Lee Jeffries lives in Manchester in the United Kingdom. Close to the professional football circle, this artist starts to photograph sporting events. A chance meeting with a young homeless girl in the streets of London changes his artistic approach forever. Lee Jeffries recalls that, initially, he had stolen a photo from this young homeless girl…

Get a Photo Brief with ImageBrief

Some time ago, I wrote a post about the brilliant guys of ImageBrief. The invention of these young Australians is a groundbreaking social platform that enables customers to have an online briefing with the photographers registered on the site, specifying the available budget and days needed to make the photo. Those who wish may participate,…

The New Gypsies: Iain McKell

   Photographer Iain McKell offers an extraordinary and breathtakingly beautiful glimpse into the lives of a real and raw group of present-day nomads whose culture is built around ideals of freedom, nature, and simplicity. Historically despised the new Gypsies are there by choice, not heritage. Unrelated to the Roma, the movement began in 1986 when…

Carlos and Jason Sanchez Conceptual Photography

Siblings Carlos and Jason Sanchez have been collaborating together for the past decade. For the majority of that time the brothers have worked in photography, producing large-scale photographic prints reminiscent of film stills; complex mise-en-scenes that explore psychological landscapes. Their work is represented by art galleries in Toronto, San Francisco and Amsterdam, and has been…

Paris Photo 2012 + awards Jeunes Talents

– 151 exhibitors (128 galleries and 23 publishers) – 36 new galleries – 22 countries represented With more than 50.000 visitors, ¨Paris Photo presents the best of photography from the birth of the medium until today. Beautified by its arrival at the Grand Palais, the Fair shows the diversity and the vitality of historical and…

Circus of the Alley by Nacho Doce

Nacho write in the Reuters Blog: “A few days ago I ran into Brazilian muralist Kobra in the Sao Paulo neighborhood of Vila Madalena. He told me that in that same city square where we were standing in front of his graffiti, jugglers gather every Monday night. So the following Monday I headed to the…

Cartier-Bresson inspires new photography show

Joel Meyerowitz, Madison Avenue, New York City, 1975. Archival Pigment Print. © Joel Meyerowitz 2012. Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, NYC In a nice curatorial twist, Cartier-Bresson: A Question of Colour takes one of the master black and white photographer’s most famous adages – “the decisive moment” – and reveals how contemporary colour photographers have made the concept…