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Sunrise Through the Mist: Beautiful Mornings in Poland

Wednesday 11.21.2012 , Posted by

For anyone who wakes after the sunrise, you’ve missed it. Not so Polish photographer Boguslaw Strempel, he wakes well before the sun to capture some of the early morning delights – fantastic sun rays shining through the forest in his home country and in nearby Czech Republic. [Read more...]

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Heavenly Panoramas: The Church Ceilings of New York

Wednesday 11.14.2012 , Posted by

Whether part of the religious faithful or not, churches and their lofty edifices inspire people around the world with their beautifully detailed ceilings. Their stunning array of geometric details draw observing eyes skyward towards the heavens, bringing a sense of awe and quiet contemplation to many who crane their necks for a full view of the splendor above. New York based photographer Richard Silver has created a series of photographs which captures these places better than anyone we’ve seen before: vertically oriented panoramas of New York church ceilings that create that same neck craning experience. [Read more...]

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Visual Bits #298 > Pieces Of Photography

Tuesday 10.23.2012 , Posted by



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Everyday People? Celebrities Enjoying Their Free Time

Tuesday 10.16.2012 , Posted by

Even celebrities need to look normal sometimes. Michael Lewis is a photographer based out of Los Angeles and New York City whose work chiefly revolves around editorial and advertising clients. Through his portrait series’, he has built a reputation for doing photo shoots of TV and movie celebrities, taking shots of them in causal day to day settings. Through his work a viewer can imagine what these famous people like to do in their free time, when they are not in front of the camera… video camera that is. [Read more...]

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Domesticated: Human and Animal Worlds Collide

Thursday 09.20.2012 , Posted by

This series of photographs captures an increasingly human-dominated world as it collides with the wild animals at its boundaries. Photographer Amy Stein has created a collection of arresting yet quiet images, each one showing animals making their home in, or at least visiting, the world of humans. Through her work she addresses the paradoxical relationship we have with the “wild,” at once wanting to experience and connect with it, and simultaneously wanting to tame and control it. [Read more...]

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Dark Sharks: Moody Photographs from the Depths

Saturday 08.18.2012 , Posted by

Quiet and haunting, these images of the shark’s aquatic world are unlike any we’ve seen before. Far from the slick, bright images featured in scuba magazines, these examples bring us the bold outlines of the prehistoric creatures in the dimly lit depths, printed in black & white with a dense graininess which only adds to the mood. [Read more...]

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Colorful Explosions of Patriotism by Yocky Zhang

Saturday 07.28.2012 , Posted by

Everybody loves a little national pride. Whether it is from Sweden, Italy, China or the States, Yocky Zhang has captured the symbolic essence of nations and what they stand for. Based in Shanghai, Zhang has worked as a photographer for the past 6 years and as his portfolio has expanded, so has his skill and eye. [Read more...]

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Bohemian Burlesque: The Photography of Le Turk

Thursday 06.14.2012 , Posted by

Scenes from the city of old: clowns, angels and showgirls… this is the photography of Le Turk from France. Drawing upon themes of the carnival and burlesque style, Le Turk creates surreal scenes with a vintage cinematic flare. [Read more...]

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Geometric Order Amidst Starling Chaos

Wednesday 05.09.2012 , Posted by


A murmuration of starlings may seem random, but one artist has found the geometric order to this phenomenon of nature in her work. About six months ago a video flooded the internet of two women out on a canoe while a murmuration of starlings danced above their heads. After the video went viral, murmurations have been a hot topic online and even in art. Catherine Ulitsky, an artist living in western Massachusetts, captured the unique flock patterns of the starling murmurations on camera and gave order to the seemingly random group by painting connections between the birds. In each photograph, Ulitsky uses vibrant colors and straight lines to create beautiful geometric patterns in one of natures great phenomena. “Carefully observing natural phenomena reminds me constantly of the limitless complexity and wonder of the world we inhabit,” said Ulitsky of her work. [Read more...]

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Visual Bits #182> Hot Air Balloons and Rooftop Views

Saturday 05.05.2012 , Posted by



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