Tag: photo series

Mar 19, 2012

Portraits of Native Americans from the Early 1900s

Portraits of Native Americans from the Early 1900s

The Edward S. Curtis Collection offers a unique glimpse into Curtis’s work with indigenous cultures. The more than 2,400 silver-gelatin photographic prints were acquired by the Library of Congress through copyright deposit from about 1900 through 1930. About two-thirds (1,608) of these images were not published in Curtis’s multi-volume work, The North American…

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Mar 14, 2012

High Speed Photographs Made From Music

High Speed Photographs Made From Music

Artwork and Photograph by MARKUS REUGELS German artist Markus Reugels specializes in high-speed and macro photography. By isolating the basslines from techno tracks, Markus captured these incredible (and brief) moments of explosive colour. He accomplishes this feat by the following methodology: 1. Uses water and paint and places it in the middle of…

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Feb 28, 2012

Ansel Adams Captures Life on a Japanese Internment Camp

Ansel Adams Captures Life on a Japanese Internment Camp

Photograph by Ansel Adams via The Library of Congress Manzanar (which means ‘apple orchard’ in Spanish), is the site of one of ten camps where over 110,000 Japanese Americans were imprisoned during World War II. Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada in California’s Owens Valley between the towns of Lone Pine…

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Feb 15, 2012

Porcelain Metamorphosis by Martin Klimas

Porcelain Metamorphosis by Martin Klimas

Photograph by MARTIN KLIMAS When cheap, cut-rate porcelain figurines hit the ground they shatter. Photographer Martin Klimas captures this transformative and fleeting moment right before their demise. The juxtaposition of the figurine’s imminent destruction and their stoic face makes for a very striking capture. Martin calls these ‘temporary sculptures’. It takes countless attempts…

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Feb 11, 2012

12 Underwater Photos of Dogs Fetching Their Ball

12 Underwater Photos of Dogs Fetching Their Ball

Photograph by SETH CASTEEL @ LittleFriendsPhoto.com Photographer Seth Casteel’s captures of dogs underwater are currently sweeping across the Internet landscape. The Sifter highly recommends you check out the Little Friends Photo Album on Facebook for hundreds of amazing animal photographs and plenty more underwater dog shots. There’s over 600 and counting! Based in…

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Dec 5, 2011

Stanley Kubrick’s Photos of New York Life in the 40s

Stanley Kubrick’s Photos of New York Life in the 40s

Before he was a Hollywood icon, Kubrick was a staff photographer (the youngest ever) for Look Magazine

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Nov 6, 2011

Above the Clouds: Photos from 20,000 feet (6000m)

Above the Clouds: Photos from 20,000 feet (6000m)

Photograph by RUDIGER NEHMZOW PHOTOGRAPHY | Edition Prints Available After seeing Rudiger Nehmzow’s incredible cloud photography featured on My Modern Met and Behance it was too impressive not to share on the Sifter as well. These remarkable shots were taken from a height of 20,000 ft (6,000m) from the open doors of a…

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