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The Simpsons Come to Life as Celebrities

Tuesday 01.29.2013 , Posted by

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What if a live-action version of the Simpsons was created? Like the Flintstones and Transformers movies, many cartoons have been adapted for live characters. But, in the case of the famous yellow family in the long running hit from Springfield – who could possibly be chosen to portray such memorable characters as Homer Simpson and friends? Artist Brad Anderson gave the question a stab, photoshopping versions of the family and other famous characters from the show using famous celebrities to fill each roll. [Read more...]

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A Splash of Life: Creatures Get Liquefied

Saturday 01.26.2013 , Posted by

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“Water is my element!” states German digital artist and photographer B-O-K-E on his deviantART page. Although he does not reveal much about himself, other than the equipment he uses and his Taurus zodiac sign, even masking his face in his profile picture, his photo manipulations are certainly refreshing. He transforms mammals and insects into the very molecule they depend on for survival: water. His works are like an homage to this liquid foundation of life- exploding, splashing, and dripping off of the creatures it has formed. [Read more...]

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Air Drive: Classic Cars Take to the Air

Thursday 01.24.2013 , Posted by

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Looking like some gravity defying retro-futuristic vehicles out of the movie Gattaca, or maybe Earth-based versions of Luke Skywalker’s Landspeeder, the automobiles of Paris based photographer Renaud Marion might look even cooler than their wheeled counterparts. Calling the series ‘Air Drive‘ the effect is pretty simple, but the result is seriously captivating… a quick removal of the wheels on each of these cars makes them take the leap into the future of flying cars. [Read more...]

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Visual Bits #363> Not Your Average Surreal Photos

Wednesday 01.23.2013 , Posted by

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Visual Bits #358> Conceptual Thinking: Photography

Thursday 01.17.2013 , Posted by

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What if Classic Movie Stars had Tattoos?

Wednesday 01.16.2013 , Posted by

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In our current era, the idea that tattoos are wild, rebellious or even counter culture is quickly becoming passé. Your friends have them, respected celebrities have them, maybe even your grandma has them; but what if they had been more common in the past? Jason Hill asked that question and brought it to reality by creating a series of classic movie divas fully inked. [Read more...]

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Accurate, Real Life Recreation of Van Gogh’s Portrait

Monday 01.14.2013 , Posted by

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When it comes to perfect remakes of famous artwork, few have come close to this photographic tribute to Van Gogh’s self-portrait. In fact, if you were flipping through an art book and saw this photograph, you might just keep going without realizing it wasn’t the original painting. [Read more...]

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Size Matters: Changing Proportions of Everyday Objects

Monday 12.24.2012 , Posted by

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Imagine a world where children’s toys are bigger than they are and the defenseless rabbits that a hunter is seeking to shoot are the size of elephants! These are just some of the scenarios that Franck Allais has created with his photography. The self-taught French photographer who is currently based in London manipulates the magnitude of objects to create playful scenes that could only be seen in dreams. [Read more...]

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Photoshop in Real Life

Sunday 12.09.2012 , Posted by

Did you ever wish that you could have all of the help that the women on the covers of magazines get to look “pefect” in your everyday life? Maybe you’re sick and looking washed out? Adjust your hue! Maybe you’re breaking out? Get out the patch tool! Hungarian photographer Flóra Borsi creates these scenarios and more in a hilarious series called Photoshop in Real Life. If you like this project, be sure to show your appreciation on Behance and see her most current photography by liking her Facebook page! [Read more...]

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Visual Bits #325> New Imaginative Photography

Friday 11.30.2012 , Posted by

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