The hyper-real artwork of Christophe Berle

Tuesday, 8 March, 2016

Christophe Berle is a Zürich based hyper-real artist… that’s another way of saying his works look more like photos, so intricate, and detailed, they are.

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Photos of accidents and calamities waiting to happen…

Friday, 4 March, 2016

Photo by Aaron Tilley, Kyle Bean

Don’t let it happen, might be your response to this series of possibly anxiety inducing images, by London based photographer Aaron Tilley, and Kyle Bean, an illustrator and art director.

Via designboom.

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Justin Hevey, looking at the suburban spaces we often don’t see

Thursday, 3 March, 2016

Photo by Justin Hevey

In taking an interest in the empty spaces – car parks, areas between buildings, and so on – within suburban settings, Sydney based photographer Justin Hevey brings to our attention aspects of these places that we might otherwise overlook, or more to the point, look straight through.

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Photos of the structures built by insects

Wednesday, 2 March, 2016

Photo by Nicky Bay

Singapore based photographer Nicky Bay captures images of tiny objects constructed by insects, that most of us probably wouldn’t notice, such as this shelter, made from twigs, to protect the growing larva of a Bagworm moth.

Via Colossal.

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The fusion photography of Stephen Mcmennamy

Monday, 29 February, 2016

Photo by Stephen Mcmennamy

US photographer Stephen Mcmennamy creates his quirky works by combining two separate, but somehow joinable, images together.

Via Design Taxi.

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The Sahara desert is a great place to test a new camera

Monday, 29 February, 2016

Recently US photographer Jody MacDonald acquired a new camera, a Leica X-U shockproof. She decided the best way to try it out was to travel through the Sahara desert, and its surroundings, on a freight train hauling iron ore no less, so she could properly put the camera through its paces.

If that’s not an excuse to travel somewhere interesting, I don’t know what is.

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Winning entries from the Underwater Photographer of the Year

Friday, 26 February, 2016

Some more amazing photography from another photo competition, this time from the Underwater Photographer of the Year.

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Borders, what borders? This is why I love travelling in Europe

Friday, 26 February, 2016

Portugal/Spain border, photo by Valerio Vincenzo

This is great. A photo series, Borderline, the Frontiers of Peace, by European photographer Valerio Vincenzo, of the borders many European countries share. Often they are like the above image of this section of the border between Portugal and Spain. Such informal borders are an interesting concept, for someone living on a single nation landmass.

I was once on a train that was crossing the border from Germany to Austria. Austrian police boarded the train, and began moving from compartment to compartment, asking for passengers’ passports. By the time I’d dug through my bag to find mine, they’d already moved on. That I intended to present a passport was obviously enough.

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Analog_Asia, a film about taking film photos in Indonesia

Wednesday, 24 February, 2016

Analog_Asia is not an official music video for Canadian pop duo Milk & Bone’s 2015 track Easy to Read, rather it is the result of a photographer’s recent travels through Indonesia.

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What would happen if you took away advertising from a city?

Wednesday, 24 February, 2016

Photo by Nicolas Damiens

What do you think? If all the advertising, such posters, slogans, logos, and the like, that is present in just about any town or city, were to be removed, would it be an improvement? Or might it feel as if something was missing? Nicolas Damiens, a French graphic designer, decided to find out, by stripping all instances of advertising from a series of photos he took of Tokyo.

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