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Heartbreakingly Beautiful Portraits of Shelter Dogs I came across Traer Scott's portraits of dogs living in American shelters and was immediately taken aback by the mix of emotions I felt. Look at these dogs' faces and you'll see what I mean. The Providence, Rhode Island-based photographer shoots up-close black and white portraits of shelter dogs, some of which found good homes while others were eventually euthanized. - Shoji Ueda Office - SLIDE SHOW is now available.These movies require the Flash plug in v.6 or later. Shoji Ueda was sixteen when his parents gave him his first camera, and from that point on his life was dominated by photography. In this initial period Ueda discovers the work of European photographers such as Man Ray and Andre Kertesz, and begins to experiment with avant-garde techniques such as the rayogram and solarisation. In his compositions he also makes use of unusual resources such as high-angle and low-angle shots and deformations.
Banned Book Week: Tips for Teaching Censorship Banned Books Week is celebrating thirty years of highlighting “the benefits of intellectual freedom and drawing attention to the harms of censorship by spotlighting actual or attempted banning of books across the United States, including books commonly taught in secondary schools.” 1 This year, Banned Books Week will be held September 30th through October 6th. Free Speech vs. Questionable Material According to the American Library Association, 326 books were challenged in 2011. Because most challenges are not reported to the ALA, it is believed that this represents about one quarter of all challenges made in school and public libraries. 10 Famous Street Photography Quotes You Must Know (Above image by Garry Winogrand) If you want to get a deeper insight into street photography and take better photos, I feel it is very important to study the work of the street photographers who came before us and paved the way for the rest of us. Not only that, but reading the quotes and words by these influential street photographers is a great way to train your mind to take better photos as well.
The Fine Art of Dogs (15 photos) British photographer Tim Flach sees animals in a completely different way. Having completed postgraduate studies at St. Martins School of Art London, Flach shoots stylized animal portraits that look more like fine art than framed shots of your puppy. Commercially trained as a professional photographer for over 25 years, Flach's conceptual style has been shaped by his background not just in photography but in, curiously, painted sculptures.
Kobra Mural in New York's Chelsea The Brazilian artist, Eduardo Kobra, has long has a fascination for vintage images. His new work, dazzling onlookers in New York’s Chelsea has as its focal point an interpretation of the photograph VJ Day in Times Square by Alfred Eisenstaedt. The new take on a decades old image is just a short walk from where the original kiss took place. It is startling to say the least and is typical of Kobra’s kaleidoscopic treatment of older images.
Breathtakingly Enchanted Landscapes Radiate with Color My Modern Metropolis Breathtakingly Enchanted Landscapes Radiate with Color Chinese-American painter Ken Hong Leung, often referred to simply as H. Leung, creates beautiful landscapes illuminated by rainbow-hued washes of light. The touch of colorful vibrance add a hint of magic to each environment. Still life: Bent objects UPDATE: The Return of Bent Objects Wires transform these objects from inanimate to hilarious works of art. Little polish girl McDonalds as Sculpture Materials