Tagged: five for friday

John Chervinsky

Five For Friday #108

“On certain occasions art can shake very ordinary spirits, and whole worlds can be revealed by its clumsiest interpreters.” – Gustave Flaubert Studio Physics is a series by John Chervinsky studying the passing of time. After...

Helen Warner

Five For Friday #107

“Inspiration comes and goes, creativity is the result of practice.” – Phil Cousineau Influenced by theater, mythology, and legends, the fine art photography of Helen Warner is the stuff of fairytales. Her work is never digitally manipulated...

Thomas Lamadieu

Five For Friday #106

“That’s the great secret of creativity. You treat ideas like cats: you make them follow you.” – Ray Bradbury I love this use of a fish-eye lens. French artist Lamadieu Thomas looks upward to take images of...

Katerina Plotnikova

Five For Friday #105

“You don’t make art out of good intentions.” – Gustave Flaubert When you first look at Katerina Plotnikova’s work, you might assume a lot of it is manipulated in Photoshop. There are images with foxes,...

Youngho Kang

Five For Friday #104

“Every one who has taken a shower has had an idea. It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it that makes a difference.” – Nolan Bushnell Recently,...

Kim Thue

Five For Friday #103

“No one ever discovered anything new by coloring inside the lines.” – Thomas Vasquez Photographer Kim Thue spent three years in the capital and largest slum of Sierra Leone, Freetown. While he originally set out to photograph...

Vladimir Proshin

Five For Friday #102

“My future starts when I wake up every morning. Every day I find something creative to do with my life.” –  Miles Davis The Hamdan International Photography Awards (HIPA) started in 2011 by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin...

Oer Wout

Five For Friday #101

“Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one” – Stella Adler The landscape work by Dutch photographer Oer Wout is magical. Whether the scene is peaceful or spooky, his images...

Sam Kaplan

Five For Friday #100

“The inner fire is the most important thing mankind possesses.” – Edith Södergran The work of Sam Kaplan is very graphic in its composition, whether he is arranging dental floss, light bulbs, chewing gum, or eggs. This...

Àlvaro Laiz

Five For Friday #99

“There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun” – Pablo Picasso Betty...

Robert Weingarten

Five For Friday #98

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist Usually our adult life is nothing like what we envisioned as children. Iraqi Kurdish photographer Jamal Penjweney illustrates that...

Bear Kirkpatrick

Five For Friday #96

“There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life. ” –  Federico Fellini As a very young boy, Bear Kirkpatrick lost his hearing. Although surgery at the age...