Looking like microscopic images of the molecular world, these intriguing images are composed of modern buildings, folded, extruded and repeated into a kaleidoscope of glass, cement and steel based beauty. But, if you think these fascinatingly manipulated buildings seem smart, you should know something about their creator: he knows Clinical Psychology, Neuroscience and is passionate about art – his name is Mattia Mognetti. [Read more...]
We’ve all had that moment when we see someone who looks just like (fill in the blank)- whether it’s a friend or a celebrity- it seems fairly common to spot random people that closely resemble a familiar face. It’s more strange to be on the receiving end of a comment like that- with our critical eyes who know ourselves so well- it’s hard to accept that we could look like anyone but ourselves. But in a world of 7 billion people, it’s highly likely that there is at least one other person that looks just like you. British journalist Sophie Robehmed set out on a mission to find her doppelganger. By posting an FBI style WANTED poster with her picture and stats and spreading it through social media, she has been desperately seeking her look-alike since November of 2011. [Read more...]
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For the past ten years, photographer Sheila Bocchine has been documenting the various places she has slept in the world. Using a pinhole camera – which is a camera with no lens and only a single small aperture, a pinhole – she has been capturing the motions of her deep sleep. She titles her ongoing project “Sleeping. Dreaming.” [Read more...]
Welcome to the magical land of Katerina Plotnikova. Her photography conjures up dreams of serenity and gentleness in her surreal like settings. Based in Moscow, Katerina only discovered her interest in photography 5 years ago. Since then she has been on a mission to capture her wildest imaginations through the lens. [Read more...]
Using his lovely daughter as the model, Melbourne based photographer Bill Gekas recreates some of the classic paintings from famous artists such as Rembrandt, Vermeer and Caravaggio. Bill is a self-taught photographer who took up photographing portraits in 2005 and describes his style as “portraiture with a fine art aesthetics.” [Read more...]
Attempting to define the Burning Man gathering to someone who hasn’t been is like trying to explain the color of blue to a blind person. The gathering, which started in 1986 on the beaches of San Francisco, has evolved to over 50,000 participants yearly in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. This year the gathering will be from August 26-September 2, 2013. [Read more...]
English photographer Peter Defty has recently produced a fantastic print for lovers of unusual typography. Using just his camera, his talented eye and a lot of looking up, he’s created an entire alphabet using just the shapes of gigantic architecture. His print, titled Geordie Alphabet, features buildings shot in abstract. The space between the often modern, city-based structures is what creates the highlighted lettering we see so prominently when viewing the print at a distance. Upon closer inspection we get a glimpse of familiar architecture from famous cities. [Read more...]