Italian artist and photographer Olivo Barbier has been using the urban environment as his source of inspiration for a long time now. Known for his display of living environments, he travels around the world (from Europe to the Far East) to take iconic night portraits of megacities.
In his book "Ersatz Lights. Case Study #1 East West", his use for low depth of focus give an impressionistic feel whilst they are saturated in vivid colors against the darkness of evening. Moreover, since Barbieri is known for using miniature models to create semi-realistic images of landscapes, this series alternately portrays the cities model-like, despite being caught in real life.
Here's some preview of what you can expect from the book, taken from the late 80's to the 90's.
"When I moved to New York to pursue film school, a mentor encouraged me to start shooting again. I discovered 35mm and enjoyed wandering the streets in search of landscapes to shoot," recalls a New York City- based photographer and screenwriter Kaitlyn Mikayla.
The Canadian photographer Robert Polidori is known for his large-scale urban, interior and landscape photographs, and is mostly known for the size of his images as his subjects often revolve around the architecture of prestigious museums.
Ansel Adams' western American landscapes will always be the iconic photographic representation of early America, hence so many other photographers he influenced gave their own visual attempts of canyons and valleys in the West Coast. Here we have a rare, early preview of 19th century East America.
This talented Chicago-based artist and a freelance photographer amazed us with her work from the very start. Clarissa Bonet is inspired by the structures of the city, their impact on the body and she enjoys exploring aspects of the urban space in different contexts.
Shrouded in darkness and mist, the natural world during nighttime is like an alternative reality of a once familiar place. Everything just doesn't look as what they seem, and photographer Mika Suutari plans to see and capture the evening's entirety.
The sensationalism of Asian women continues to be rampant in the modern era. The frail, vulnerable, delicate, and submissive image is often immediately attached to the Asian woman. This photo book is supposed to address the issue.
Are you wondering what the best photograph on a specific day of 2016 was? Tune in on this special recap where we'll track the daily image that captured the community's attention last year. October highlighted the colors of the countryside and the changing landscape of the city.
Young photographer Jamie Hawkesworth's works have been on the cover five years after his debut on photography, and he's become a favorite among the fashion world. Here is a review of his young work from his beginner days to now.
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Jacob James is a British travel and cultural documentary photographer who captures the people and places of the world in a beautiful light, both visually and conceptually. He shares his experiences from his perspective as both artist and teacher.