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 in his photo series “I Wish”. Photographing subjects as they hold up images of what they had dreams of being when […]

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Suzanne Heintz

Five For Friday #95

“Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.” – C. JoyBell C. Denver-based photographer and art director Suzanne Heintz was fed up with people asking her when she was going to get married. Her solution, to buy mannequins of a husband and child […]

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Sukron Mamun

Five For Friday #90

“May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make some art – write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope somewhere in the next […]

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A Process of Disintegration: Fabian Oefner

When I first saw these images by Fabian Oefner, I thought they were illustrations. After all, could someone really have the patience to create actual exploded views of model cars? Turns out, the answer is yes and the results are spectacular. “Disintegrating is about inventing time,” Oefner says, of his process that begins by making a detailed […]

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Drifting Away: Erik Johansson [BTS]

I’ve been a fan of the fantastic composite work of Erik Johansson for years. His concepts are consistently interesting and his technical skills are absolutely superb. In this wonderful behind the scenes video, we get to see the making of Drifting Away, a 100-plus layer composite image that features a sunlit farm floating inside a bottle on […]

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Emil Nyström

Portraits of Signhild: Emil Nyström

Like most parents, when my kids were younger, I took a lot of pictures, but there were very few that were good. It didn’t matter how creative I tried to get, the kids never did what I wanted them to do. Taking photographs of children, even your own, can take a lot of patience and […]

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Opal Seabrook

Five For Friday #28

You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star. – Nietzsche The winners of the Kennel Club Dog Photographer of the Year were recently announced. Although the overall winner was the Border Collie on the right, my favorite has to be the dog peeking his head around the shower.  [via Daily Mail] Toys have become […]

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Cottingley Fairies

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

On October 11, 2012, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York will open the first major exhibition devoted to the history of manipulated, or “doctored” photographs. The show is called Faking It and, according to MoMA is “the first major exhibition devoted to the history of doctored photographs, from hand-painted daguerreotypes and altered salt prints of the […]

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Diptychs, Triptychs & More – Tych Panel Photoshop Extension

One of our favorite blogs to read is the blog of John Nack. For those of you unfamiliar with him, John is the Principal Product Manager at Adobe and is constantly posting the most interesting articles on his blog. The other day, John posted a link to a super-cool extension for Photoshop by Reimund Trost […]

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