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Murmurations; Ornitographies project. The project : Xavi Bou. Incredible Winners of 2020 Siena International Photography Awards. Tragic Photo of a Monkey in a Human Mask Wins GDT Wildlife Photographer of the Year. Earlier this week, The German Society for Nature Photography (GDT) unveiled the winners of its prestigious European Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest, crowning photographer Jasper Doest the “Overall Winner” for his moving photograph of a despondent macaque removing a human mask between performances in a sake house north of Tokyo.

Tragic Photo of a Monkey in a Human Mask Wins GDT Wildlife Photographer of the Year

More than 19,000 photos from 38 countries were submitted to this year’s contest, which had to be judged over video chat. This obviously complicated things, but the jury ultimately prevailed in selecting a total of 85 images to highlight, including an overall winner and 1st place in 10 different categories including Mammals, Birds, Landscapes, two separate Youth categories, and more. The top prize and title of European Wildlife Photographer of the Year went to photographer Jasper Doest of the Netherlands, whose image “The Monkey’s Mask” sits at the intersection of documentary and wildlife photography. Birds Mammals Other Animals Plants & Mushrooms Landscapes. Fraenkel Gallery. Cross Road Blues - Photographs by Oli Kellett. The pervasive beauty of street photography lies in its ability to frame our disregarded surroundings as centre stage during a lively performance.

Cross Road Blues - Photographs by Oli Kellett

Everyday passersby become the lead and supporting roles in a relatable screenplay about daily life, freezing interesting candid moments into a set of narrative stills that might have otherwise gone overlooked. For photographer Oli Kellett, this genre is pushed a step further in his series Cross Road Blues, where vibrant pockets of natural light poke through surrounding architecture to spotlight his subjects, as though they are delivering a crucial set of lines during a play.

WINNERS—LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2020. This year’s Street Photography Awards took place under unusual circumstances, to say the least.

WINNERS—LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2020

As a precaution against the Covid-19 pandemic, much of the world went under lockdown, and streets in every corner of the globe were strangely quiet, uninhabited, eerie and uneasy. The usual hustle-bustle of crowds, consumers and commuters came to a halt, and the everyday pleasures of people-watching fell away to what we could view from the windows of our self-isolation or the screens of our phones. Nevertheless, hundreds of photographers from five continents submitted images from their streets, made before and during lockdown. Great photographs and series from “normal life” just a few months ago now seem charged with new poignancy as they reflect the liveliness and excitement of human interactions before street life stopped for a while. Products – Joanna Vestey. Quarantined Travel Photographer Creates Miniature Indoor Scenes. When Los Angeles-based writer and travel photographer Erin Sullivan found herself stuck inside due to COVID-19 lockdowns, she wanted to find a way to keep her imagination and creative practice alive.

Quarantined Travel Photographer Creates Miniature Indoor Scenes

Using food and other objects she found around the house, she began creating miniature outdoor scenes featuring toy figurines. Aptly titled Our Great Indoors, her fantastic “nature photography” series allows her 150k+ Instagram followers to still share her love of neverending nature. “When California started going into lockdown mid-March, I began thinking about how I could stay creative and connected to travel/the outdoors while I stayed home,” Sullivan tells My Modern Met. 21 Stunning Photos Of Indigenous Tribes From All Over The World. Jimmy Nelson is a British photographer with over 30 years of experience.

21 Stunning Photos Of Indigenous Tribes From All Over The World

During his career, he visited many remote places of the world and photographed the exotic indigenous tribes he met. This year, the photographer published his second book featuring the tribes titled Homage to Humanity. While his first book Before They Pass Away was a collection of photos in the form of a coffee table book, in his new book, Jimmy gives the readers a closer look at the tribespeople he photographed. He includes his travel journals, interesting facts, and maps from all of the 34 tribes he visited. Iran's stark desert developments are captured by manuel alvarez diestro. For his latest photography series, manuel alvarez diestro transports us to the isolated landscape of iran’s deserts. amid the vast expanse of rolling land and mountain peaks, the images hone in on new housing developments. from afar the tower blocks appear as models in miniature, while closer up, the true scale of the buildings can be appreciated. all images © manuel alvarez diestro.

iran's stark desert developments are captured by manuel alvarez diestro

Desert Topography Gets Warped into a Spiraling Audiovisual Experience. Istanbul-based designers and animators Ouchhh have created a projection-mapped homage to the landscapes of New Mexico, abstracting the dusty hills, canyons, and mountainous scenery into swaths of black and white geometric shapes that rush over the viewer.

Desert Topography Gets Warped into a Spiraling Audiovisual Experience

The piece, called H OM E OMOR PH ISM, is an immersive audiovisual performance mapped against the curved surface of The Digital Dome at the Institute of American Indian Arts in New Mexico. "Our goal is to re-define New Mexico’s topographic map by projecting abstract visual representations on primitive objects," explains Ouchhh. "The primitive geometric 'cube (in two cubic towers at the top of Visual Arts Center Building), dome (Digital Dome at the Institute of American Indian Arts) and prism (an installation that will be in Centre of Contemporary Art)' will involve a complex morphological and geometrical representation of the information contained in natural images.

" The piece has also been presented at two other venues. Images via. 30 Animals That Look Like They’re About To Drop The Hottest Albums Of The Year. Funny animals, cute animals, fluffy animals - we've done it all. But never have we ever covered animals so serious like these guys. Now, The Grammys may have come and gone, but these beasts are already putting their game faces for new album covers to steal the awards next year.

Hold on to your seat, Adele. 32 Stunning Photos Of San Francisco In The 40s And 50s. Snow Flakes Under the Microscope - Earthly Mission. Peter Horvath: collage, editorial, photo illustration - Artists - Debut Art. Peter Horvath, born of Hungarian descent into a lineage of photographers, began taking pictures at age 6.

Peter Horvath: collage, editorial, photo illustration - Artists - Debut Art

After spending his formative years inhaling darkroom fumes, he worked as a stills photographer until he discovered computers in 1995 when a friend gave him a Macintosh Plus. Vibrant Photos Capture the Energy of Tokyo Nightlife. This post may contain affiliate links.

Vibrant Photos Capture the Energy of Tokyo Nightlife

If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. Noir Interiors (Hard back) Striking Portraits of Lonely Cars in 1970s New York. On a snowy night in 1976, a Buick LeSabre was parked outside a White Tower hamburger restaurant in New York’s Meatpacking District.

Striking Portraits of Lonely Cars in 1970s New York

For photographer Langdon Clay, armed with a Leica and some Kodachrome film, it was an arresting moment. Auto Mechanics Recreate Renaissance Paintings. Photographer Freddy Fabris had always wanted to pay homage to the Renaissance masters with his photos in some way, but he wasn’t sure how until he stumbled upon an auto-mechanic shop in the Midwest. 10 Magazine Cover Designs to Appreciate and Inspire. Despite the perception that the print industry is in decline, the magazine sector is actually experiencing a period of stability and, for some titles, exceptional growth. Newsstands and agents are offering a wider variety of publications than ever before.

The competition is fierce but the rewards substantial for magazines that can stand head and shoulders above the rest. A compelling cover design is a reader’s first point of contact with a magazine, and these ten recent covers represent the cream of the crop. From beautifully illustrated typography to ground-breaking art direction, be inspired by these ten outstanding examples of magazine cover design. 1.

The Dynamic Soviet Film Posters of the 1920s and '30s. In the pre-Stalin Soviet Union of the 1920s and ’30s, there was a dynamic creativity in the arts, including in one of the newest forms of media: film. Film Posters of the Russian Avant-Garde, out now from Taschen, chronicles this era through 250 film posters by 27 artists, and examines how the disparate influences of Constructivist shapes and cinematic montage collided in their designs. “The new political structure created by the Bolshevik Revolution produced a profound sense of social responsibility and encouraged artists to experiment in multiple fields, particularly in architecture, industrial design, and graphic design,” Christopher W.

Mount, formerly a curator at the Museum of Modern Art, writes in a foreword. Film Posters of the Russian Avant-Garde was first issued in 1995, and the new edition reaffirms the vibrancy of this period of graphic design. 10 Bizarre Sculptures Around the World. Art is not always beautiful. It can be scandalizing, it can be gross, it can be disturbing. Earth-Moon-Earth – Katie Paterson. If Birds Left Tracks in the Sky, They’d Look Like This. Jakub Rozalski. The Lost Art of the Cutaway. Reuben wu uses drone LEDs to illuminate bolivia's remote landscapes. 100 Graffiti Artists Take Over University Building in Paris.

Woman Shoots 'Anti-Selfies' by 'Dying' at Famous Landmarks. When “normal” people visit famous landmarks these days, they commonly pull out their phones and snap a selfie to keep as a memory of being there. Layer Drawing Installation Creates 3-D Environments with Photos on Glass. In his ongoing series of contemplative and conceptual Layer Drawings, Japanese artist Nobuhiro Nakanishi continues to artistically explore perspectives and alter perceptions. Rearrangeable Layers of Glass Form Stunning 3D Landscapes and Seascapes. The Rise and Fall of Internet Art Communities, from DeviantArt to Tumblr. Branching out: why artist Andy Goldsworthy is leaving his comfort zone. Andy Goldsworthy is currently organising ambitious landscape sculptures in Ohio, New Mexico and North Yorkshire, planning forthcoming commissions in Tasmania, the Netherlands and Patagonia, as well as launching Leaning into the Wind, a new film about his artistic life.

When artists become this successful, it gets harder for them to actually make art. Portraits of Soldiers Before, During, and After War. Depression Illustrated as a Mystical World of Jungle Animals. Superheroes Reimagined as 16th Century Paintings. Jon Rafman. World Press Photo Contest 2019 – the nominees. A Photographer Who Makes You Ask, ‘What Has Happened Here?’ Apollo 11 Saturn V Launch Camera E-8. Pop Culture Starry Night Scenes Look Like Cartoon Van Gogh Paintings. Travel Photographer of the Year 2018: the winners. Colorblind Coal Miner Captures Breathtaking Seascapes in Australia.

Stunning Wave Photography by Rachael Talibart. Ray Collins Spends 10 Years Capturing Majestic Seascapes. There is so much beauty around us, which changes constantly. How People With Bad Eyesight See The World When They Take Off Their Glasses Illustrated In 29 Oil Paintings. Playing In the Dark programme - Battersea Arts Centre Digital Archive. The-blind-leading-the-blind-1619052. Everyone’s Photos Any License : Penelope Umbrico. Everyone’s Photos Any License, 2015 - 2016 Everyone’s Photos Any License uses the photo-sharing website Flickr to explore how the full moon is photographed and shared through various imaging technologies. I first used Flickr in 2016 as a resource for Suns from Sunsets from Flickr (2006-ongoing), which addresses the ubiquity of sunset photographs, made with common smartphone devices, shared online. In contrast to that project, and perhaps a greater reflection of the current Flickr community, Everyone’s Photos Any License, looks at a purportedly more rarified photographic practice: taking a clear photograph of the full moon requires expensive specialized photographic equipment.

However, when I searched Flickr for ‘full moon’ I was surprised to find 1,146,034 nearly identical, technically proficient images, most with the ‘All Rights Reserved’ license. Seen individually any one of these images is impressive. Einstein’s Camera – Matter. 89-Year-Old Japanese Grandma Discovers Photography, Can’t Stop Taking Hilarious Self-Portraits Now - Japan Inside.

Most people think that technology is for young people, but nobody told Kimiko Nishimoto that. She’s an 89-year-old Japanese grandma who’s been snapping and editing her own pictures for the last 17 years, and as you can see below, her style is certainly unique! She didn’t get into photography until she was 72 years old. RB12: A brand new concept in design space opens in London – CHROM Art Magazine. Ong Keng Sen: educating the curator; curating the everyday. Young Thug's Wyclef Jean is Video of the Year at the UK MVAs. Ur biggest headache (@scientwehst) Phaidon's new book explores graphic design in North Korea. MAYA Throw Pillow by GABOR PASZTI. From Yayoi Kusama to Glenn Ligon, 7 Artists Who Use Light in Radical Ways. Five Photographers Who Test the Limits. Works Archivos - Javier Riera. Ancient Trees – Une photographe capture les plus vieux arbres du monde. Ancient Trees II – Des photographies nocturnes des plus vieux arbres du monde.

Golden Days in Vienna’s classic old ‘brown’ bars – British Journal of Photography. Golden Days in Vienna’s classic old ‘brown’ bars – British Journal of Photography. How to Photograph Food Coloring or Dye Dropped in Water. The 105 best images about Experiments with water and paint on Pinterest. How To Shoot Liquid Flow Photographs. Location Scouting for Wes Anderson. This Cambodian Artist Is Taking Doodling To Another Level. From Matisse to Turrell, 8 Artists Who Designed Transcendent Chapels. Ballet Dancers in Everyday Situations! Monsters and Madonnas: Looking at William Mortensen. Monsters and Madonnas: Looking at William Mortensen. Minecraft in Real Life: Retoucher Turns Real Animals Into Cubic Creations.

A Hidden Room at the Guggenheim Will Transport You into a Soundless, Sublime World. Fractal Shorts — Julius Horsthuis. The Russia You’ll Never See On Postcards Through The Lens Of Photographer Alexander Petrosyan. Pakistani Artist's Concept Art Of A Sci-Fi Pakistan Will Blow You Away - Trending Pakistan. Karel Bata - Selfie to Self-Expression. Micro-Scale Modeling: How to Construct Tiny, Intricate Worlds From Ordinary Materials. STEVEN QUINN – Leontia Gallery. The 29 Greatest Selfies Of All Time. Piotr Jablonski’s Illustrations from Another World. Amazing Chronophotographs Capture the Patterns of Birds in Flight. The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows. This Guy Can’t Stop Photoshopping Himself Into Kendall Jenner’s Instagram Pics. Seth casteel captures rescue kittens and cats mid-pounce. Xavi Bou's photographs reveal flight paths of birds – in pictures.

The Extraordinary Details of Tiny Creatures Captured with a Laser-Scanning Microscope by Igor Siwanowicz. 25 sexy London staircases you need to see. “Tokyo Compression”: These Images Of Japanese Commuters Are Not For The Claustrophobic » Design You Trust. Design, Culture & Society. The Breathtaking Photography Project Inspired By A Jewish Town – The Wisdom Daily. Propose work for Interfaces Monthly. The Milky Way Reflected Onto the Largest Salt Flat in the World.

An Interactive Pond of Computer-Generated Koi Fish Designed by teamLab. 32 Stunning Photos Of San Francisco In The 40s And 50s. The hardcore teen bike messengers of the early 1900s. The water's lovely: eerie Slovakian swimming pools – in pictures.