Tag: photo series

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 13, 2012

Finding the Locations of Famous Album Covers

Finding the Locations of Famous Album Covers

For Bob Egan, it all started with the album cover for Neil Young’s After the Gold Rush. After some impressive detective work and even a note to the original photographer, Bob was able to track down the exact corner in New York City where the album cover was shot. So off he went, with…

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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 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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Jul 2, 2012

The Kings of Africa: 18 Portraits by Daniel Laine

The Kings of Africa: 18 Portraits by Daniel Laine

African Kings: Portraits of a Disappearing Era by Daniel Lane From 1988 to 1991, French photographer Daniel Laine photographed 70 African monarchs, “whose dynasties marked the history of Africa until the middle of the twentieth century.” With hundreds of monarchs to choose from, Laine focused on those who continued to “retain a traditional…

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Jun 26, 2012

Strangely Awesome Baseball Photos from the 1800s

Strangely Awesome Baseball Photos from the 1800s

The incredible photographs below are from the wonderful Albert. G. Spalding Collection of Early Baseball Photographs entitled, “America’s National Game“. I went through the fascinating collection last night and was instantly drawn to these quirky and peculiar portraits of baseball players from the late 1800s. From the simulated plays sliding into second, to the…

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Jun 12, 2012

The Skywalkers of Shanghai

The Skywalkers of Shanghai

Recently featured on Behance’s Photography Served, an artist by the name of Blackstation posted an incredible series of images entitled, ‘The Sky City: The Jin Mao Tower and SWFC‘. Featured are two of Shanghai’s most iconic skyscrapers, the Jin Mao Tower (421 meters/1380 ft tall) and Shanghai World Financial Center (492 meters/1614 ft tall).…

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