Tag: portraits

Jan 16, 2014

Black and White Animal Portraits in Breathtaking Detail

Black and White Animal Portraits in Breathtaking Detail

Lukas Holas is a photographer and graphic designer from Frydlant, Czech Republic. In a series on Behance entitled, Portraits of Animals, Holas expresses his love of animals with a collection of breathtaking black and white portraits. The lighting and detail in each photo is wonderful, bringing out each animal’s individuality. To see the entire…

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Jan 11, 2014

‘What I Be’ Photo Project Reveals People’s Most Intimate Insecurities

‘What I Be’ Photo Project Reveals People’s Most Intimate Insecurities

What I Be is a project about honesty and empowerment. In the ongoing 1000+ photo series, people are asked to complete the following statement: “I am not my ____ “ Their response is then manifested as a phrase or ‘label’ and written somewhere on their face or body with a marker. Then a…

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Jan 10, 2014

Photographer Travels Back in Time to Visit Her Younger Self

Photographer Travels Back in Time to Visit Her Younger Self

Imagine Finding Me is a series of unique double self-portraits which are created around a collection of childhood photographs taken from artist Chino Otsuka’s family album. In these digitally manipulated images, her present and past selves are snapped together in various locations and situations. As Chino describes: “the digital process becomes a tool, almost…

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Jan 7, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Blue Poison Dart Frog

Picture of the Day: The Blue Poison Dart Frog

THE BLUE POISON DART FROG Photograph by Quartl on Wikimedia Commons “This thing just looks poisonous” – me The blue poison dart frog or blue poison arrow frog, Dendrobates “azureus”, is a poison dart frog found in the forests surrounded by the Sipaliwini savannah, which is located in southern Suriname and…

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Jan 7, 2014

Toddler Directs Nanny in a Photo Shoot for the Ages

Toddler Directs Nanny in a Photo Shoot for the Ages

It all began when two-year-old Henry asked his nanny to take his photo. She obliged and Henry struck one of his many interesting poses. It didn’t end there though. Henry then asked if he could take a photo of her mimicking the exact same pose and #henrysconcepts was born. Luckily for us, Henry’s nanny,…

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Dec 31, 2013

Picture of the Day: Goodbye 2013, Hello 2014!

Picture of the Day: Goodbye 2013, Hello 2014!

GOODBYE 2013, HELLO 2014! Photograph by Niklas Sjöblom | taivasalla.net In this candid capture by Niklas Sjöblom, we see a grey seal waving its flipper on Märket, a small lighthouse island in the Baltic Sea at the border between Finland and Sweden. While we say goodbye to 2013, we look onwards to…

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Dec 28, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Space Selfie

Picture of the Day: The Space Selfie

THE SPACE SELFIE Photograph by NASA On Dec. 24, 2013, NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins, Expedition 38 Flight Engineer, participates in the second of two U.S. spacewalks, spread over a four-day period, which were designed to allow the crew to change out a faulty water pump on the exterior of the Earth-orbiting International…

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Dec 27, 2013

One Couple’s Christmas Card Portraits from 1900 – 1942

One Couple’s Christmas Card Portraits from 1900 – 1942

Just like many families today, Richard and Anna Wagner took annual holiday portraits, sending out the photos as Christmas cards to friends and family. From 1900 (when the couple first married) until 1942, the couple took portraits in front of their Christmas tree (sadly Richard passed the following year). It’s fascinating to see not…

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Dec 26, 2013

Girlfriend Continues to Lead Photographer Around the World

Girlfriend Continues to Lead Photographer Around the World

Like so many creative projects, Follow me / #followmeto began rather serendipitously. Photographer Murad Osmann and his partner Nataly Zakharova are passionate travellers but Nataly was growing frustrated with Murad always being preoccupied with his camera wherever they went. She literally resorted to dragging him by hand from place to place to keep them…

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Dec 18, 2013

Father and Daughter Team Up to Recreate the Most Heartfelt Images Ever

Father and Daughter Team Up to Recreate the Most Heartfelt Images Ever

2009 was an exciting time for Ben Nunery and his soon to be wife Ali. The couple was not only about to get married but they had just closed the deal on their first home. To celebrate both occasions they decided to take their wedding photos in their empty home with the help of…

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