Tag: conceptual

Jul 27, 2012

Friends Take Same Photo Every Five Years Since 1982

Friends Take Same Photo Every Five Years Since 1982

For the last thirty years, John Wardlaw, John Dickson, Mark Rumer, Dallas Burney and John Molony (from left to right in photos below) have been reuniting at Copco Lake in California to recreate the original photograph taken in 1982. Back then they were high-school friends hanging out at Wardlaw’s family cabin. What you can’t…

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Jul 19, 2012

Brandalism Project Subverts Billboards Across the UK [25 pics]

Brandalism Project Subverts Billboards Across the UK [25 pics]

Over a five day stretch, the Brandalism project saw 25 artists from 8 countries come together for the biggest subvertising campaign in UK history. Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Bristol and London all saw billboard spaces co-opted by these street artists. The term brandalism was first coined by writer Sean Tejaratchi and would be…

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Jul 11, 2012

Water Drop Refractions by Markus Reugels

Water Drop Refractions by Markus Reugels

The Sifter has already featured the amazing work of Markus Reugels, an incredibly talented German photographer that specializes in high-speed and macro photography. His 975-photo Flickr page is a constant source of wonder and inspiration, and I find myself checking in on his latest work often. Much of his photography centers around water drops…

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Jul 5, 2012

The “Before I Die” Project

The “Before I Die” Project

Copyright © Civic Center When Candy Chang lost someone she loved very much, the experience helped clarify her life but she struggled to maintain perspective. She wanted to know what was important to the people around her. Copyright © Civic Center With help from old and new friends, Candy turned the side…

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Jul 2, 2012

Surreal Self-Portraits by Kyle Thompson

Surreal Self-Portraits by Kyle Thompson

20-year old Kyle Thompson is an up and coming photographer from Chicago, Illinois. His recent series of conceptual self-portraits have been spreading like wildfire, thanks in part to an album he posted on Reddit that was on the top spot of the front page four days ago. Kyle is also active on Flickr, where…

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Jun 25, 2012

Levitation Portraits by Natsumi Hayashi

Levitation Portraits by Natsumi Hayashi

The Sifter first featured Natsumi Hayashi’s levitation portraits last February but the series is so fun, a follow-up post felt appropriate. What really distinguishes Natsumi’s levitation photos from mere captures of a person in mid-jump is the body control and feeling of movement. You’ll notice her body and face doe’t look strained, and her…

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Jun 10, 2012

Ink Explosions Under Water by Mark Mawson

Ink Explosions Under Water by Mark Mawson

Mark Mawson is an international award-winning photographer with over 21 years of experience capturing people and places. His specialty is shooting underwater and his incredible skill can be seen in full display in the Aqueous series below. Mark has recently returned to London after living in Sydney for several years. In his ongoing Aqueous…

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