Impact by Erik Johansson, the Making Of

Behind the scenes video for the last image of Erik Johansson, Impact. Erik Johansson is a photographer and retoucher from Sweden based in Prague, Czech Republic and Sweden. He is working on both personal and commissioned projects with clients all around the world. Erik doesn’t capture moments, he captures ideas. With the help of his…

Icons by Cortis and Sonderegger

In 2012, Swiss based artists Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger presented themselves with a challenge; to recreate some of the world’s most iconic images in their studio. Trawling through books filled with history’s most memorable photographs, the duo used optical tricks to reproduce what seemed impossible to duplicate – a series of iconic moments that…

Rare Photos: Batman Behind the Scenes,1966

“In the lull between the horrific events that surrounded the release of The Dark Night Rises in theaters and what’s likely to be the year’s biggest Blu-Ray/DVD event in early December, it’s worth recalling that the Batman franchise wasn’t always so dark. So brooding. So intense. Sure, Frank Miller’s graphic novels in the late Eighties,…

How wallpapers were made in the 1960s

Perfect Match is a deliciously vintage video, dating from 1968, that explains how was made the wallpapers in the 1960s. From the design to the wood engraving through the preparation of colors and the arrival of new machines, a nice retro video published by British Pathé. Several shots at a factory in Perivale show wallpaper being made;…

Peter Bellerby, The Globemaker

A short film about Peter Bellerby, artisan globemaker of Bellerby Globemakers. ‘After a two year search for a globe for my father’s 80th birthday present I was faced with a choice of a modern political globe (albeit frequently available with a generous dose of sepia colouring), very fragile expensive antique…

Mattew Albanese / Strange Worlds

Mattew Albanese says about his art: My work involves the construction of small-scale meticulously detailed models using various materials and objects to create emotive landscapes. Every aspect from the construction to the lighting of the final model is painstakingly pre-planned using methods which force the viewers perspective when photographed from a specific angle. Using a…