よわよわカメラウーマン日記 Natsumi HayashiLives in Japan.Photographs mainly levitating self-portraits (and cats not levitating).yowayowa is a Japanese term meaning "weak" or "feeble."Since I'm yowayowa, it's really heavy to carry SLR cameras around.[日本語で読む] How to take "Today's Levitation" (how I actually do) - Equipments and shutter speedCamera body: Canon EOS 5D Mk2Lenses: Canon EF50mm F1.2L USM, EF24-70mm F2.8L USM, PENTAX 67 lenses (with adaptors)Tripods: Gitzo's rapid-pole 3 steps with ball heads (from 1980s)Shutter speed: 1/500 sec. or faster (1/320 sec. can be used in a darker condition) - Ask someone to press the shutter release buttonWhen I take my levitation farther away from the camera than 10 second distance, I ask someone (mostly my friend) to press the shutter release button.
- 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.
Andy Goldsworthy's Ephemeral Rock Sculpture 'Strangler Cairn' Cost Australian Taxpayers Almost $700,000 (PHOTO) In theory, great art is priceless. In reality, it gets a little more complicated. A recent work of art in Australia by environmental sculptor Andy Goldsworthy has been ruffling some feathers in due to its high price tag. Called "Strangler Cairn," Goldsworthy's 3.7 meter sculpture for the Conondale Range Great Walk area outside of Brisbane is composed of hundreds of hand-cut granite and slate, shipped from a local quarry. The artist planted a strangling fig sapling inside the egg-shaped sculpture, which eventually will overtake the objet d'art. Arts Queensland posted a video in which Goldsworthy describes how his sensitive sculpture mimics the beauty and violence in nature.
To Be Human Conversations are at the heart of what it means to be human.- Theodore Zeldin Rajasthan, India A boy listens as the elders talk at a traditional wedding festival. India Robert Mapplethorpe Biography Mapplethorpe was born and grew up as a Roman Catholic of English and Irish heritage in Our Lady of the Snows Parish in Floral Park, Queens, New York. His parents were Harry and Joan Mapplethorpe and he grew up with five brothers and sisters. He studied for a B.F.A. from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, where he majored in graphic arts, though he dropped out in 1969 before finishing his degree. Mapplethorpe lived with his close friend Patti Smith from 1967 to 1974, and she supported him by working in bookstores. Martin Munkácsi: father of fashion photography Spontaneous images are now the staple of fashion magazines - thanks to the little known Hungarian émigré Martin Munkácsi, whose work is revealed in a new exhibition BY Lucy Davies | 03 July 2011 Nude in Straw Hat, 1944 Hungarian Museum of Photography Photo: ESTATE OF MARTIN MUNKACSI, COURTESY HOWARD GREENBERG GALLERY, NYC Harper's Bazaar Fashion Plate, c. 1940 Hungarian Museum of Photography, Kecskemét Photo: ESTATE OF MARTIN MUNKACSI, COURTESY HOWARD GREENBERG GALLERY, NYC
ArcelorMittal Orbit Orbit was designed by Turner-Prize winning artist Sir Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond of engineering Group Arup. Announced on 31 March 2010, it was expected to be completed by December 2011. The project came about after Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Olympics Minister Tessa Jowell decided in 2008 that the Olympic Park needed "something extra". Solitude and Silence Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. – Octavio Paz, Nobel Laureate Mali Language… has created the word “loneliness” to express the pain of being alone And it has created the word “solitude” to express the glory of being alone art The Fragment Accumulator 20" x 30" 2010 digital print on archival paper ed. /14 Carbon Inversion Device 20" x 30" 2009 digital print on archival paper ed. /14 Micro Re-Instigator 30" x 40" 2009 digital print on archival paper ed. /10 Mnemonic DoppelGanger 22.5" x 35 1/4" 2009 digital print on archival paper ed. /12 Seismic Conduction Tower 20" x 30" 2009 digital print on archival paper ed. /14 Storm Crown Mechanism 30" x 40" 2009 digital print on archival paper ed. /10
Amazing Illustrations Art By Chinese Artist An amazing illustration art is a displayed visualization form presented as a drawing, painting, photograph or other work of art that is created to elucidate or dictate sensual information (such as a story, poem or newspaper article) by providing a visual representation graphically. Peony Yip, also known as The White Deer, is an illustrator from Hong-Kong, China. Her artwork encompasses a lot of women portraits, animals drawings, and sometimes both of them in one. Peony’s art reflects sensuality and femininity.Today, there is a growing interest in collecting and admiring original artwork that was used as illustrations. here we showcase amazing illustrations by Chinese artist you see this post and comments about this post.