Photography

Bruce Gilden on the art of street photography and his pursuit of good portraits

Bruce Gilden on the art of street photography and his pursuit of good portraits

Bruce Gilden is talking of his own father, a ‘mafia-looking figure with pinky rings, thick hair, hats, big cigars’. His father was ‘a tough guy, a streetwise guy’ – a classic figure of the subterranean world of New York City. Yet he recalls his teenage self as an uncertain and anxious presence. The only...

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photographer steve roe captures the ancient mysterious stillness of kyoto

photographer steve roe captures the ancient mysterious stillness of kyoto

while the seoul-based photographer is widely known for his cyberpunk night photos, this series captures kyoto's quiet, ancient atmosphere. The post photographer steve roe captures the ancient mysterious stillness of kyoto appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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2 weeks ago, Design Boom, Photography

This DIY Camera is Like if IKEA Met Photography

This DIY Camera is Like if IKEA Met Photography

Remember when I said retro was making its comeback? In the past, people could (and often would) build their own tech with a few parts lying around here and there. My grandfather had built his own radio at the age of 14, and he had it all along up until I was a child. Building your own technology is truly...

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3 weeks ago, Yanko Design, Photography

Guy Holloway creates photography studio with concrete pyramid for X-ray apparatus

Guy Holloway creates photography studio with concrete pyramid for X-ray apparatus

Guy Holloway Architects has completed a studio for British photographer Nick Veasey, featuring a concrete pyramid chamber to house the X-ray equipment used to create his distinctive works. Read more

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4 weeks ago, Dezeen, Photography

A subtle study of Japan’s inner-city serenity by photographer Roberto Badin

A subtle study of Japan’s inner-city serenity by photographer Roberto Badin

Whether it’s urban architecture or rural landscapes, Japan has long fascinated foreign photographers. Sealed off completely to the outside world during the Edo period (1603 – 1868) the country has retained its layers of enigma, impenetrable to those from abroad. Its urban centres, as they appear in endless...

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1 month ago, Wallpaper *, Photography

denise scott brown’s photography from the 1950s and 60s goes on view in new york

denise scott brown’s photography from the 1950s and 60s goes on view in new york

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1 month ago, Design Boom, Photography

Watch fashion photographer Alessio Bolzoni shine new light on Tobias Grau’s collections

Watch fashion photographer Alessio Bolzoni shine new light on Tobias Grau’s collections

Artistic disciplines collide in lighting brand Tobias Grau’s latest advertising campaign, which sees its two new portable lamps, Parrot and Salt & Pepper, brought to life by fashion photographer Alessio Bolzoni. Shown at Frankfurt’s biannual Light&Building lighting fair in March 2018, the two...

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1 month ago, Wallpaper *, Photography

The photographers shaping the way we see modern civilisation

The photographers shaping the way we see modern civilisation

Civilisation: the latest behemoth subject to be tackled by Thames & Hudson. No mean feat for a publishing house that has already this year investigated a photographic history of China, and a wedge-like history of space exploration. Big subjects, it seems, are popular coffee table-toppers of late....

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1 month ago, Wallpaper *, Photography

winning wildlife photographers of the year uncover our extraordinary existence on earth

winning wildlife photographers of the year uncover our extraordinary existence on earth

organized by the natural history museum, london, the competition chooses winning images based on their artistic composition, technical innovation and truthful interpretation of the natural world. The post winning wildlife photographers of the year uncover our extraordinary existence on earth appeared...

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1 month ago, Design Boom, Photography

Photographer Adam Wiseman documents self-built houses in rural Mexico

Photographer Adam Wiseman documents self-built houses in rural Mexico

Travelling the rural landscape and outer urban neighbourhoods of Mexico, photographer Adam Wiseman has documented Mexico’s rural self-built structures in a new series. Mostly designed and built by non-architects, the houses lift references from a hotch-potch of sources such as Disney, neo-classicism...

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2 months ago, Wallpaper *, Photography

Tennis – Arty Photography

Tennis – Arty Photography

Beautiful illustrative photography project by molistudio in Argentina. The series is called tennis and shows a series of colourful illustrations/photos of the sport. The post Tennis – Arty Photography appeared first on Mindsparkle Mag.

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2 months ago, Mindsparkle Mag, Photography

A panoramic portrait of 20th century China as seen by Magnum photographers

A panoramic portrait of 20th century China as seen by Magnum photographers

Photobook and social history sit page-by-page in Thames & Hudson’s new tome, Magnum China. Through the lens of 40 photographers represented by the global photography agency, China’s modern history unfurls chronologically, revealing its people, places and political pivots in edifying detail. First...

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2 months ago, Wallpaper *, Photography

macro photography discovers detailed patterns of butterfly wings shot by chris perani

macro photography discovers detailed patterns of butterfly wings shot by chris perani

the artist captures the insects with a 10x microscope attached to a 200 mm lens and makes hundreds of exposures which he then glues into one perfect photo. The post macro photography discovers detailed patterns of butterfly wings shot by chris perani appeared first on designboom | architecture &...

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2 months ago, Design Boom, Photography

David Kohn designs V&A Photography Centre to hold museum's delicate collection

David Kohn designs V&A Photography Centre to hold museum's delicate collection

David Kohn Architects has refurbished a series of galleries in London's V&A to create a new photography centre that houses the museum's sensitive collection. Read more

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2 months ago, Dezeen, Photography

Thomas Ruff reimagines 1850s India and Burma at the V&A Photography Centre

Thomas Ruff reimagines 1850s India and Burma at the V&A Photography Centre

A major new body of work by German artist Thomas Ruff bridges digital manipulation with one of the earliest important achievements in analogue photography. Commissioned to celebrate the opening V&A’s brand new Photography Centre on 12 October, the series Ruff/Tripe reimagines a set of 1850s images...

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2 months ago, Wallpaper *, Photography

world’s first instagram photography awards highlights incredible travel photos and a poodle

world’s first instagram photography awards highlights incredible travel photos and a poodle

amassing 180,000 submissions ranging from cute pets, travel shots and intimate moments between loved ones, the contest soon became the world's largest social media competition of its kind. The post world’s first instagram photography awards highlights incredible travel photos and a poodle appeared...

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2 months ago, Design Boom, Photography

Snap! David Kohn’s V&A Photography Centre opens its doors

Snap! David Kohn’s V&A Photography Centre opens its doors

Launching its largest project to date, David Kohn Architects has just unveiled its work for the V&A Photography Centre, the London museum’s fully redesigned galleries dedicated to the art of observation. The prestigious commission was awarded to David Kohn in 2016, and involved the reimagining of...

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2 months ago, Wallpaper *, Photography

Creative luminaries explore the possibilities of light for photography show in aid of Maggie’s

Creative luminaries explore the possibilities of light for photography show in aid of Maggie’s

Photography is the art of manipulating light: its very process depends on minute changes in the electromagnetic spectrum, often barely visible to the eye. Early modernist photographers in the 1920s were the first to experiment with different ways to record and use light to dramatic effect, reviving Fox...

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2 months ago, Wallpaper *, Photography

Chris Kürst Photographer

Chris Kürst Photographer

Unique One Page portfolio for photographer Chris Kürst with scattered strips of images that open up into a big image slider. Really like how the mobile adaption has less images but bigger previews in a smooth long-scrolling experience. Full Review | Direct Link

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2 months ago, One Page Love, Photography

A bewitching new photography book takes a walk on Japan’s wild side

A bewitching new photography book takes a walk on Japan’s wild side

In The Vegetarian – the award-winning novel by South Korean author Han Kang – a woman slowly turns into a tree, a process that is both erotically-charged and painful. ‘Leaves are growing out of my body, roots are sprouting out of my hands; they delve down into the earth. Endlessly, endlessly... yes,...

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2 months ago, Wallpaper *, Photography

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