AJ Heath - Bhutan - In Pursuit of Happiness Bhutan - In Pursuit of Happiness Project info Landlocked between the economic powerhouses of India and China, the small Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan provides a fascinating case study for the effects of globalization and indeed the self-conscious resistance to this same global change. In the last decade the Kingdom of Bhutan has undergone a rapid transition, from a closed Buddhist Kingdom to a constitutional democracy and is now admired worldwide for its uncompromising pursuit of Gross National Happiness. But as Bhutan development accelerates, its government and people are engaged in a battle to preserve its culture and keep its unique identity alive. Traditional ways of living and cultural practices, particularly those in rural communities, are quickly disappearing in the quest for new lifestyles and less laborious job opportunities.
Photography by Henryk Lobaczewski Sydney based Henryk Lobaczewski never really planned to be a photographer, let alone a fashion photographer: “- While studying graphic design I got a job straight out of university as an Art Director for Lorna Jane, and they hired me under the pretense that I’d shoot their monthly look books as well. I had never used studio lights before. They bought me two. Sam Hessamian Photography From one of my two shoots with Abbey Lee Kershaw, Matthew Hutchinson and the rest of the gang from Our Mountain back in Spring 2012. This one on my roof in Brooklyn. www.samhessamian.com • • 1,128 notes
Call for Submissions: Photos Taken at 'Magic Hour' Woman on a balcony, Tripoli, Lebanon © Vianney Le Caer “Magic Hour” is typically defined as the first and last of the day, when the sun approaches the horizon, casting an indirect and ineffable glow over the earth and its inhabitants. For our latest group show, we’re not looking for a subject or a place; instead, we’re looking for an elusive and enchanted moment in time. BEST OF THE BEST PHOTOGRAPHERS 2013 Sort Photographers by Sidebar Active Members:Featured Photographers:Submitted Photos:Selected Photos: Copyright © 2014 One Eyeland, Site Design / Development by 1pointsize
How to sidestep creative perfectionism by acting like a startup — James Greig Creative people, myself included, often get hung up on how things look. “I need to design a Wordpress theme for my blog before I start writing.” “If I can just get the logo right, I’ll be ready to launch.” “Once my business cards are done, I’ll start reaching out to people.” For people who make things, the desire to get them “right” before showing other people is an understandable trait. You could say it’s in our DNA.
Good Things Come Together - Photographs and text by Jordi Pizarro This great portrait photography series was selected as a finalist in the LensCulture Exposure Awards 2015. Discover more inspiring work from all 31 of the winners and finalists. In Kodinhi, a small town in southern India, good things come in twos. Confounding both doctors and several scientific studies, this small town in Kerala has the highest rate of twin births in the world. The Best Free Resources For Graphic Designers: Websites, Icons, Templates, Mockups and Tutorials Over the past couple of years alongside my University degree I have taught myself how to use graphic design software and have had a lot of help from stumbling across free resources along the way. It seems whenever I talk to another creative, we both have these favourite free locations or items the other doesn’t know about and so I thought I would put together a post and share them all! This list contains works and sites from many designers and some from myself; a few are downloadable files and others are websites that offer help in other ways – but all are free! Follow me on my Dribbble page, a community for designers. 1. Magazine mockup: Two really great digital magazine psd mockups by Carlos Viloria.