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Erik Johansson: Impossible photography

Erik Johansson: Impossible photography

Martin Eder Skip to main content Martin Eder May contain nudity Browser Sort by: Popularity A-Z Date Loading... Gestalten.TV Gestalten Network Inception Chair by Vivian Chiu Via Noho Next during #ICFF 2011, 10 chairs nested within a single chair by Vivian Chiu. "Each chair has hand cut grooves on the inside edges of its seat frame as well as notches in the seat back. These grooves range from 1/2" wide to 1/8" wide." "The mechanism works so that the pegs fit into the grooves of the chair one size bigger and slides into place so that the horizontal edge between the chair seat and back line up. The simple mechanism allows the chairs to be taken apart and put together with ease."

Black Mirror, quand la technologie vire au cauchemar Imaginez… imaginez un monde où tout le monde se noterait, à tout moment, et où cette note déterminerait notre position sociale. Imaginez un monde où l’on pourrait, après la mort d’une personne aimée, la faire revivre numériquement en analysant toute sa vie sur les réseaux sociaux. Imaginez un monde où une vedette virtuelle de télé réalité vulgaire et stupide est élue président des Etats-Unis. Ce monde-là, c’est le monde de la série britannique de SF dystopique Black Mirror. A moins que ce ne soit déjà le nôtre… Black Mirror, quand la technologie vire au cauchemar. Le fil de l'émission Les références musicales Générique du début : "Music to watch space girls by" par Leonard Nimoy Générique de fin : "Bergschrund" par DJ Shadow

The Polaroids of Andrei Tarkovsky : The Mystery of Everyday Life Polaroid by Andrei Tarkovsky from the book Instant Light: Tarkovsky Polaroids from Thames and Hudson. “Never try to convey your idea to the audience,” said Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky, “—it is a thankless and senseless task. Show them life, and they’ll find within themselves the means to assess and appreciate it.” Tarkovsky is best known for such cinematic masterpieces as Solaris, The Mirror, Andrei Rublev, and Stalker. Tarkovksy’s vision was unique as a filmmaker; he favored long takes and leisurely scenes that explored the beauty and mystery of everyday life. “We can express our feelings regarding the world around us either by poetic or by descriptive means,” Tarkovsky explained in an 1983 interview with Hervé Guibert in Le Monde. I prefer to express myself metaphorically. Andrei Tarkovsky, Stalker (still), 1979. Andre Tarkovsky on the set of Mirror. I think people somehow got the idea that everything on screen should be immediately understandable. “What is art?

Kyle Thompson Self Portrait Photos Are Awesome A couple of years ago, Kyle Thompson became interested in photography. Unfortunately, his anxiety prevented him from talking to people, so he opted to experiment with self-portraits. He would spend hours, even days, walking alone through forests and exploring abandoned houses. He's been to over 50 of them. During college, Kyle was interested in photography but had no idea what to do with his life. He didn't think he could survive as an artist. This photo was taken with the use of flour. He climbed to the top of a mountain in Bolivia for this one. After finding a broken plane in an old corn field, Kyle used smoke bombs to capture this fantastic shot. His work is incredibly unique. Yes, more flour. After posting some of his work to Reddit, it got over 4 million views. He said he was even recognized in public. Those are not headlights. After his work went viral, Kyle decided to dive into photography full time.

Kyle Thompson - Fine Art 40 Beautiful Examples of Bokeh Photography Inspiration by Bill Jones 16inShare I’m sure most of you have heard of the term bokeh. Basically it is referring to the aesthetic quality of the blur produced from a shot with shallow depth of field. Bokeh is a very subjective thing. Petra Mark-F Sortvind Corrie White digidreamgrafix Sandy515 Lubna-Essence Andrew Wong Thiur Casper Lans Hannah Hylen Ting Hay mouseteeff Honeycorn alejandrohdezruiz marcιη Krawat93 Jenipho AgniMax prismes love-grows-on-trees all17 fragilesimplicity Lisalein Savatey inertia09 Will Montague Stian Throndsen shannkat thewhitestdogalive Manuela Hoffmann embr to Say Something. Bokehjo rebeccadk777 Mondo Cardine Please share your bokeh photography with the TPA Community here. Like Our Site? 63 Comments

5 Painless Steps for Getting Rid of the Fear of Street Photography Once and for All “Look at me,” he said. Complying, I turned in the man’s direction. “Look me in the eyes!”… I tried to raise my eyes and look into his, but I couldn’t. That’s how shy I was and how much I feared people … I couldn’t even look at my own brother in the eyes! If you’re like I was, here are a few steps I suggest you take to get into street photography without fear. Step 1: Understanding Fear Fear is good… Crazy, right? You will not wake up one day and be fearless; it’s small steps and small victories that lead to fearlessness. Step 2: Acknowledge people Look at this picture I took in Haiti: Eek. “Look at me! Weird, huh? I remember I was in a subway once and a guy was drawing. Start going out on the streets without your camera and acknowledging people. Here’s an idea to ponder on: people react to you depending on the energy you put out. Step 3: Making photographs Armed with a camera, you can be one of two things on the street: a Thief or an Image Maker. Step 4: Engage and Disengage Conclusion

Emily Lewis | FT Photo Diary Leaders meet at Élysée Palace Fred Dufour/AFP Manuel Valls (left), France’s newly appointed prime minister, meets President François Hollande before the first cabinet meeting of his government, at the Élysée Palace in Paris. Hard road to the Afghan election Ahmad Masood/Reuters A boy carries election material to polling stations inaccessible by road in Shutul, Panjshir province, Afghanistan. Buddha’s birthday preparations Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters A man attaches prayer petitions, with names written on cards, to lotus lanterns in preparation for the upcoming birthday of Buddha, at Jogye temple in Seoul. An exchange of gifts at the Vatican Gabriel Bouys/AP Pope Francis and US President Barack Obama exchange gifts at the Vatican on Thursday. Cossack stands guard Filippo Monteforte/AFP A Cossack guard stands in front of Crimea’s regional parliament building in Simferopol A nap before departure Damir Sagolj/Reuters A man takes a nap in the departure hall of the Kuala Lumpur International airport, Malaysia

Igor Grossmann fotil najlepšie spomedzi lekárnikov | Vizuálne umenie | kultura.sme.sk Farmaceut vymenil lekáreň v Žiline za fotoaparát. Z ruky ho už nepustil po celý život. Tak ako Martin Martinček o sebe tvrdil, že je najlepším právnikom medzi fotografmi, Igor Grossman (3. 11. 1924 – 4. 8. 2013) bol najlepším fotografom medzi lekárnikmi. Roky sa živil miešaním liekov, neskôr ich vymenil za miešanie vývojky a ustaľovača pri vyvolávaní filmov a zväčšovaní snímok. Naplno sa k fotografii dostal až tesne po štyridsiatke. Ešte ne severe Slovenska fotografoval život dediny, na Orave, Kysuciach a v Liptove zachytával dedinské oslavy či portrétoval ľudí v tichých momentoch samoty. O všednom dni Parížanov. Málo dokumentu a reportáže História slovenskej dokumentárnej fotografie nikdy nemala také silné zastúpenie fotografov, akými sú André Kertész v Maďarsku či Jozef Koudelka v Česku, osobnosti, ktoré by vystavovali vo svetových galériách ako MoMA v New Yorku. Väčšinu dvadsiateho storočia to slovenských fotografov ťahalo viac k výtvarnej fotografii, dokument a reportáž boli v úzadí.

Tutorial: Creating a Surreal, Conceptual Photo Using 'Zone Lighting' In this tutorial I’d like to demonstrate that you don’t need expensive studio flashes to create a complex scene with subtle lighting. I haven’t yet seen anyone else do this quite the same way and there doesn’t seem to be a name for it, so I named the process “zone lighting”, a form of exposure blending by dividing the scene in different zones. But let’s start with a little bit of background about the project and its concept. The Concept Our biggest and most stressful project in life may be the reinvention and reformation of our own selves. The path is often littered with self-doubt, and it takes real courage to plow through struggle after struggle. After our kickoff meeting, I developed the concept based on an earlier idea of mine: An old woman sewing a long dress that flows onto the floor and ends in a young, beautiful woman, the old woman’s former self. In the following weeks, the two main characters were established and a number of rough sketches drawn. First sketch Final sketch

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