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STEVEN KLEIN STUDIO In between songs, Gaga offered some playful, theatrical banter in her best whispery-baby Marilyn Monroe impression. She made sure to point out her genuine pleasure in seeing in the balcony collaborator Tony Bennett (with whom she’s releasing an album of duets with later this year), and director/photographer Steven Klein, who was behind her “Alejandro” video. She climbed a rose-draped ladder to Tony at one point and later remarked on how moving it was to see her dad and Steven Klein meet and hug backstage. - 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.

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature Hanging Begonia, Chameleon In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and obtained his PhD from Utrecht University. As a registered medical physicist, he saw first-hand at the hospital, the amazing progress in image quality x-rays had achieved. One day, his colleague asked him to take an x-ray of one of his art paintings. It was a thin object and van't Riet had never done something like this before, but as he said, "it worked."

These Photos Showcase The Wonders Of The World You Can't See When we think of stunning photographs, we tend to picture landscapes on an epic scale. Equally awe-inspiring--and perhaps more difficult to shoot--is the incredibly small. Since 1974, the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition has celebrated vistas that are only visible when magnified hundreds of times. This year's winner is Wim van Egmond, curator of the Micropolitan Museum. (The museum is wonderfully known as "The Institute for the Promotion of the Less than One Millimetre.")

33 Perfectly Timed Photos You may be the best photographer in the world, but sometimes all it takes to take the best shot is being in the right place at the right moment. It doesn’t even matter if you take it with your cell or high-end DSLR. Often, you won’t even notice you made an incredible picture until you come home and transfer your photos to a computer. Show Full Text However, that doesn’t mean you should stop improving your photography skills and just wait for that one and only moment. As a popular saying goes: gabriele galimberti Stories of 100 couchsurfers around the world CouchSurfing is the act of trading hospitality, practiced by the over 2 million members of the CouchSurfing network present in 230 countries worldwide. A CouchSurfer will stay at the host’s house for a day or more, depending on the arrangement made between the host and the guest.

A Father Who Creatively Captures His Kids (20 photos) If there was a prize that could be given out to the most creative father, I'd hope that it was awarded to Jason Lee. A wedding photographer by day, he's used to capturing some of the most important moments in a couple's lives. As a longtime fan of Jason's photos on Flickr however, I think the real magic happens when he turns the camera onto his daughters. Abstract CG-Forms Are Sliced Into New Visuals In This Awesomely Weird Animation SLICED is the latest audiovisual film from Russian artist Maxim Meshkov (aka DXMIQ). In the abstract short forms float into view before being sliced to reform into something else in an ambient trip for the senses. The fluid shapes transform into different animations in a set of beguling visuals that have a Rorschach test effect, bringing to mind everything from spacecraft to flowing liquid, forests, and biological matter, before the ending pulls you into another place entirely. It's an evocative experience and feels like a natural progression from DXMIQ's work for FIELD on their generative film Energy Flow, executively produced by The Creators Project, where he designed and art directed the visuals for the LHC segment which explored the world of particle physics.

Paul McDonough: “New York City 1968-1972” documents the quirky nature of New York street photography (PHOTOS). © Paul McDonough. Courtesy Sasha Wolf Gallery, New York City. Photographer Paul McDonough has a knack for catching passing, off-kilter incongruities on the New York City streets.