Looking Up at Hong Kong’s Densely Populated Skyscrapers
katie hosmer, mymodernmet.com
Stacked is an intense series that features the compact urban architecture of Hong Kong. Standing from below, Australia-based photographer Peter Stewart points his camera upwards to capture the abstract shapes which form the densely populate…

Looking Up at Hong Kong’s Densely Populated Skyscrapers
katie hosmer, mymodernmet.com

Stacked is an intense series that features the compact urban architecture of Hong Kong. Standing from below, Australia-based photographer Peter Stewart points his camera upwards to capture the abstract shapes which form the densely populate…

His Camera Takes Us To The World ‘We Must Preserve’
Rena Silverman, npr.org
They’re silvery and stunning — and their beauty bears a message."Genesis" is a new exhibit of more than 200 black-and-white images from the noted Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado. He wants to show us what the world and …

His Camera Takes Us To The World ‘We Must Preserve’
Rena Silverman, npr.org

They’re silvery and stunning — and their beauty bears a message.

"Genesis" is a new exhibit of more than 200 black-and-white images from the noted Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado. He wants to show us what the world and …

Judging America: A Series of Jarring Portrait GIFs that Alternate Between Stereotype and Reality
 DL Cade, petapixel.com
They say not judge a book by its cover, for photographer Joel Parés‘ series “Judging America,” that’s exactly what he wants you to do… at first. Presented as simple portrait GIFs, Parés wants you to start by judging the book — or in this case pers…

Judging America: A Series of Jarring Portrait GIFs that Alternate Between Stereotype and Reality
DL Cade, petapixel.com

They say not judge a book by its cover, for photographer Joel Parés‘ series “Judging America,” that’s exactly what he wants you to do… at first. Presented as simple portrait GIFs, Parés wants you to start by judging the book — or in this case pers…

Iconic Portrait Photos Throughout History Recreated with John Malkovich as the Subject
 Michael Zhang, petapixel.com
Upon first glance, the photo above looks like Dorothea Lange’s iconic Migrant Mother photo captured in 1936. Then you realize that the woman in the frame is definitely not Florence Owens Thompson, the woman in the original image.…

Iconic Portrait Photos Throughout History Recreated with John Malkovich as the Subject
Michael Zhang, petapixel.com

Upon first glance, the photo above looks like Dorothea Lange’s iconic Migrant Mother photo captured in 1936. Then you realize that the woman in the frame is definitely not Florence Owens Thompson, the woman in the original image.…

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures
Matt Fidler, theguardian.com
The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from…

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures
Matt Fidler, theguardian.com

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from…

50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year – in picturestheguardian.com
Natural History Museum’s new book released on Wednesday marks five decades of the WPY competition, celebrating the art of wildlife photography. Started in the 1960s, the 160 prize-winning and commended images represent 50 years of different times,…

50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year – in pictures
theguardian.com

Natural History Museum’s new book released on Wednesday marks five decades of the WPY competition, celebrating the art of wildlife photography. Started in the 1960s, the 160 prize-winning and commended images represent 50 years of different times,…

Horrifingly Beautiful Photos Show The Human Cost Of China’s Massive Pollution Problem
ADELE PETERS, fastcoexist.com
Gritty, detailed scenes from some of China’s most polluted places will make you grateful for the air you breathe.Headlines about China’s record-breaking pollution are usually accompanied by hazy photos of the Beijing skyline and statistics so…

Horrifingly Beautiful Photos Show The Human Cost Of China’s Massive Pollution Problem
ADELE PETERS, fastcoexist.com

Gritty, detailed scenes from some of China’s most polluted places will make you grateful for the air you breathe.

Headlines about China’s record-breaking pollution are usually accompanied by hazy photos of the Beijing skyline and statistics so…

‘Soviet Ghosts’ Captures Post-Apocalyptic Scenes Left Behind by the Fall of the USSR
 Gannon Burgett, petapixel.com
Rebecca Litchfield is a photographer who has faced radiation exposure risks, arrest and interrogations, and even accusations of espionage… all for the sake of her project “Soviet Ghosts.”You see, Litchfield is an avid urban explorer who has been…

‘Soviet Ghosts’ Captures Post-Apocalyptic Scenes Left Behind by the Fall of the USSR
Gannon Burgett, petapixel.com

Rebecca Litchfield is a photographer who has faced radiation exposure risks, arrest and interrogations, and even accusations of espionage… all for the sake of her project “Soviet Ghosts.”You see, Litchfield is an avid urban explorer who has been…

‘Boomerang Kids’: Portraits of Millennials Living Back Home with Mom and Dad
Jenna Garrett, featureshoot.com
Mikey Billings, 29, Statesville, N.C. Degree: B.A., Film studies, Full Sail University Career Goal: Film or music industry Current Job: Working part time at a malt shop Student Loans:…

‘Boomerang Kids’: Portraits of Millennials Living Back Home with Mom and Dad
Jenna Garrett, featureshoot.com

Mikey Billings, 29, Statesville, N.C.
Degree: B.A., Film studies, Full Sail University

Career Goal: Film or music industry

Current Job: Working part time at a malt shop

Student Loans:…

Portraits of Power
Alejandro Almaraz, lensculture.com
Throughout history, portraits have played an essential role in how different cultures depict and view people of high social relevance. Kings, emperors and politically powerful families were the common possessors of that privilege. This historical…

Portraits of Power
Alejandro Almaraz, lensculture.com

Throughout history, portraits have played an essential role in how different cultures depict and view people of high social relevance. Kings, emperors and politically powerful families were the common possessors of that privilege. This historical…

In Pictures: Tunisia town embraces street artaljazeera.com
Artists from over 30 countries have transformed a village on the Tunisian island of Djerba into an ‘open-air museum’.

In Pictures: Tunisia town embraces street art
aljazeera.com

Artists from over 30 countries have transformed a village on the Tunisian island of Djerba into an ‘open-air museum’.

Peek Inside North Korea Through a New Set of Eyes
Andrew Katz, time.com
Wong Maye-E knows a shot when she sees one.An Associated Press photographer since 2003 — on a freelance basis after graduating from the Temasek Polytechnic School of Design and a stint with The Straits Times, until joining its staff in 2…

Peek Inside North Korea Through a New Set of Eyes
Andrew Katz, time.com

Wong Maye-E knows a shot when she sees one.

An Associated Press photographer since 2003 — on a freelance basis after graduating from the Temasek Polytechnic School of Design and a stint with The Straits Times, until joining its staff in 2…

Powerful Portraits Look Deep Into the Eyes of Homeless Men and Women
Ellyn Ruddick-Sunstein, featureshoot.com
With his powerful series Homeless, Manchester-based photographer Lee Jeffries compels us to remember the faces of those we too often ignore. As a beginning street photographer in 2008, the artist captured a homeless woman of eighteen years …

Powerful Portraits Look Deep Into the Eyes of Homeless Men and Women
Ellyn Ruddick-Sunstein, featureshoot.com

With his powerful series Homeless, Manchester-based photographer Lee Jeffries compels us to remember the faces of those we too often ignore. As a beginning street photographer in 2008, the artist captured a homeless woman of eighteen years …

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Victoria, British Columbia-based artist duo Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl create gorgeous, flowing wall installations out of stone. The husband and wife, who own their own stonework design, consulting, and sculpting firm called Ancient Art of Stone, specialize in building murals, fireplaces, and other stunning mosaic patterns from a wide array of rocks and pebbles.