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Jump For Joy! Photographs of Figures In Flight

Monday 09.22.2014 , Posted by
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Forget looking before you leap. In his series Gravity, London-based photographer Tomas Januska captures imaginative, energetic, and completely weightless bodies in midair. [Read more…]

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Gravity Light to Help Dark Villages Around the Globe

Tuesday 02.26.2013 , Posted by

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With a growing knowledge of the world’s needs, comes a rising intelligence to better respond to them. It is fairly well known that many areas of the world do not have access to electricity, which prevents them from having quality light at night. The nighttime is lit up by dim kerosene lamps, much like the oil based examples used for thousands of years before the light bulb was invented. Kerosene costs money and with families that don’t have much to begin with, it’s just one more expense they would prefer to do without. [Read more…]

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On Location Photography That Defies Gravity

Friday 12.28.2012 , Posted by

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What you see is what you get when it comes to Li Wei’s gravity defying photography. Although it would be much easier to photoshop people into a stock image to achieve a similar effect, all of Li Wei’s shots are taken on location, relying solely on wire harnesses to suspend his subjects in mid-air; thus making them all the more incredible. According to the Beijing-based artist, “There’s a visceral feeling of shooting on location that can’t be duplicated on a computer,” although he does use photoshop to remove the visible wires from his images. [Read more…]

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Naturally Forming Furniture with Gravity and Magnets

Tuesday 02.07.2012 , Posted by

These wild stools may look like mushrooms from another dimension, yet they actually find their unique shape from the cooperating earthly forces of magnetism and gravity. Created by Dutch artist Jólan van der Wiel, his Gravity Stools have just won him a 1st Prize Interior Innovation Award for Young Talent from imm Cologne. [Read more…]

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