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Posts Tagged: photography

Matthias Heiderich’s Moody Blues

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Matthias Heiderich’s Moody Blues

Matthias Heiderich is in a blue mood. The German photographer, who can transform most any city into an utopia of exhilarating angles and impossibly spare vistas, has just released Reflexionen, a new series of architectural photographs in which the European sky—and swathes of serene blue—dominate. Heiderich, who claims to have — Continue reading

A Camera With a New Focus

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
A Camera With a New Focus

At last, hope for all those blurry photos you wish you’d been more, well, focused on. Lytro is the first camera to use “light-field” technology to allow the user to decide after the photo has been taken where the focal point should be—and to use the square touchscreen to do — Continue reading

Romantic Botanical Still Lifes

Categories: Art + Graphics
Romantic Botanical Still Lifes

Artful still life compositions, recycled containers and fine photography come together in these images by Australian wedding photographers Erin and Tara. Their visual record of a beach wedding includes the meaningful details that express the romance and casual elegance of the day—repurposed glass jars and bottles hold a mix of — Continue reading

Flower Explosion

Categories: Art + Graphics
Flower Explosion

Intact flowers are so passé; for a real Mother’s Day floral arrangement, try Exploded Flowers by Singapore artist Fong Qi Wei. Wei, a conceptual photographer, deconstructs flowers—leaves, stamen and all—reconstructs them into something approximating their original form, and then photographs them for wholly original fresh flower arrangements. The photos are — Continue reading

Easter Blues

Categories: Art + Graphics
Easter Blues

Maybe it’s that we’re particularly attuned to the visual cues of Easter, with its accompanying subtle hues and promise of spring, but we’ve found ourselves beguiled by the still life photography of Kate Mathis. A New York-based photo stylist with a host of shelter magazine clients, Mathis specializes in creating blissfully — Continue reading

Anna di Prospero’s Urban Self-Portraits

Categories: Art + Graphics
Anna di Prospero’s Urban Self-Portraits

We’re very much in love with the combination of art and architecture in Anna di Prospero’s photography series “Urban Self-Portraits.” Born in Rome in 1987, she studied photography at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Rome and at the School of Visual Arts in New York. With her photos it’s — Continue reading

Margo Sivin’s Dead Shopping Malls

Categories: Art + Graphics
Margo Sivin’s Dead Shopping Malls

We’ve long had an obsession with abandoned buildings. Perhaps it’s that eerie, almost soul-like feeling the memories of a public place or home leave on a structure. Perhaps it’s how you can almost hear a space crying out to do something with them — that to lie dormant goes against a — Continue reading

Matthew Millman’s Architecture + Landscape

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Matthew Millman’s Architecture + Landscape

This is a bit of a different architecture post, because instead of focusing on just one project or one designer, we’re focusing on one stupendous architectural photographer who’s had the opportunity to shoot some beautiful homes set in unbelieveably gorgeous natural surroundings. The purpose of this post? Motivation? Sanity-restoring peace? — Continue reading

“Abandoned” Photography by Paul Batt

Categories: Art + Graphics
“Abandoned” Photography by Paul Batt

Paul Batt’s art appeals to us on a number of levels. Some people who are collectors can’t pass by an item of the kind they collect. We feel the same way about furniture. Everything — even the most far gone things — seem to have potential. It’s a painful experience — Continue reading

Brent Humphreys Takes Awesome Photos

Categories: Art + Graphics
Brent Humphreys Takes Awesome Photos

There’s a very fine line between photography done for commercial and editorial purposes and that done for the purpose of art, but with Texas-based photographer Brent Humphreys, you see that line dissolve away and are left with a portfolio of work that both inspires and informs. Motivates and persuades. Entertains — Continue reading

Miriam Sweeney Photography

Categories: Art + Graphics
Miriam Sweeney Photography

  Last February the artist Miriam Sweeney entered a competition hosted by the famous Saatchi Gallery with the name Showdown. Sweeney competed with her work Subversion and she won! The two works are simple stunning, because they have this quiet strength. There is just something very poetic about the two pieces. — Continue reading

Dorota Buczkowska’s creepy/cool sculpture and photography

Categories: Art + Graphics
Dorota Buczkowska’s creepy/cool sculpture and photography

Never has someone’s art made us so creeped out yet captivated us so fully, as well. Polish artist Dorota Buczkowska’s work seems to play with a viewer’s expectations of weight and density; soft materials are shaped and photographed in ways that they look sturdier or heavier than they are, and — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Carla Andrade

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Carla Andrade

Things are feeling so dreamy this Friday! We guess we’re just gearing up for a nice spring weekend and are having trouble staying focused! In that vein, why not just join ‘em if you can’t fight ‘em? We’re really digging the dreamy photography work of Carla Andrade. Featuring a lot — Continue reading

Artist: Allie Mount’s Sandy River Landscapes

Categories: Art + Graphics
Artist: Allie Mount’s Sandy River Landscapes

We have a small obsession with paintings of America from way back when…before we started building, tearing down and changing. Don’t get us wrong; obviously we’re huge fans of architecture and appreciate a good built structure like no other. But there’s just something so fresh and new about America before it — Continue reading

Heinz Maier Water Droplet Photography

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Heinz Maier - Black Mirror

  Heinz Maier has only been photographing since 2010.  His main interest is in macro photography, where close-up photography captures the subject in greater than life size.   His main subject matter are water drops (featured here) and insects.   Maier captures in beautiful teals, marigolds, vibrant pinks, shades of red in — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Oliver Nieder

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Oliver Nieder

No matter how old, overdone or even lame the world of tilt-shift photography becomes in the future, we will always love it. Always, you hear. It’s a kind of magic that though we technically understand how it works, still feel gooey inside when we look at it. Combine that with — Continue reading

New PENTAX K-01 designed by Marc Newson

Categories: News + Events + Contests
New PENTAX K-01 designed by Marc Newson

Anyone who’s a fan of photography probably thinks any good camera is sexy in its own way, but when you combine famous, brilliant modern designer Marc Newson with a camera, do you know what you get? This one sexy-as-hell camera, the PENTAX K-01 (don’t embarrass yourself, it’s pronounced: “kay- zero-one”). — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Brendon Austin

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Brendon Austin

Whoo boy. Brendon Austin is quickly becoming one of our favorite artists and photographers. You know how much we love a good landscape, well Brendon’s got plenty of beautiful series to choose from. A particularly haunting one is his “Vacuum” series; the colors are beautiful but also sad. The landscape — Continue reading

DIY: Pixel Painting

Categories: Art + Graphics, DIY + How To
DIY: Pixel Painting

You ever wonder if in the future we’ll cut out the middle man and just learn how to read 1′s and 0′s ourselves? Or if our eyesight will evolve so that it basically just sees everything in pixelated wonderment? Well get started on the road to the future early with — Continue reading

Macabre & Modern: D.S. Brennan Photography

Categories: Art + Graphics
Macabre & Modern: D.S. Brennan Photography

Those are dead birds. ”My Natural History series was inspired by memories of studying Environmental Science. My fellow students and I were led behind the scenes at Natural History museums to study the specimens. Each was a miniature work of art created by nature and the careful taxidermists of the era. — Continue reading