Posts Tagged ‘clothing’

Portraits of Random Strangers Dressed Up in Strange Haute Couture Outfits

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Photographer Tom Johnson recently partnered up with stylist Phoebe Haines for a project titled The Thirty Three. The team roamed the streets of London for five days, asking thirty three random strangers to put on haute couture (i.e. “high fashion”) clothing and pose for portraits.
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This Anti-Paparazzi Clothing Uses Reflective Threads to Ruin Flash Photos

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While working as a DJ for Paul McCartney’s world tours, Chris Holmes would often be disappointed when his reflective outfits would ruin flash photographs by blowing it out with light. Then one day he had an epiphany: why not turn things around and use the photo-ruining clothing “for a greater purpose”?

He then came up with the idea of creating a line of hyper-reflective clothing for men. The garments are designed for people who want to keep their privacy and don’t want to appear in photos, namely, celebrities.
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COOPH Introduces Multi-Functional Clothing Line Designed for Photographers by Photographers

The Cooperative of Photography, affectionately referred to as by most as COOPH, has officially announced a very useful new line of clothing designed by photographers, for photographers.

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This Bizarre Jacket is Covered with Cameras to Repel and Photograph Attackers

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The “Aposematic Jacket” is not your average piece of men’s apparel. For one thing, it’s covered with camera lenses, front and back. The garment is designed to protect you on the streets by repelling would-be attackers and helping you photograph them if they get too close for comfort.
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Moving ‘Lovers Shirts’ Project Explores the Bittersweet Memories of Love Lost

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We’ve all had a relationship that just ended, either on a good note or bad note, leaving us with a longing, empty feeling. To our detriment, it’s a feeling that often has us latching onto every last memory and connection to that relationship that is left to us.

And it’s this exact clinging and longing that HERCLAYHEART, a photographer/writer duo consisting of Carla Richmond Coffing and Hanne Steen, wanted to capture in their powerful collaborative series Lovers Shirts. Read more…

NewViewWear: Clothes with a Life-Logging Camera Built Right In

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It was inevitable. As camera tech progressed, cameras became smaller. As cameras became smaller, their implementation into more areas of technology and culture as a whole became more ubiquitous.

Where we currently are in this ongoing progression is a turning point of sorts where cameras are as wearable as the clothes on our back, and NewViewWear just took it a step further with a new line of clothing that has a camera built right in. Read more…

Laundry Around the World Photographed From Below

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While walking through Tel Aviv’s Jaffa neighborhood some years back, New York-based travel photographer Sivan Askayo was drawn to the vibrant articles of clothing hovering overhead. She photographed this laundry from below, liked what she saw, and began a photo project that has since taken her around the world.
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Photographer Gives Greek Sculptures a Hipster Makeover Using Photoshop

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The term “hipster” is only decades old (at most) and has only become widely used over the past half decade, but what if the concept had existed in days of old? That’s the idea behind photographer Leo Caillard‘s project, “Hipster in Stone.” Combining his photography and Photoshoppin’ skills, Caillard imagines what it would be like if ancient Greek sculpture subjects were hipsters.
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Self-Portraits as Different People Wearing Different Clothing in Different Places

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When photographer Caleb Cole sees strangers in public, he wonders about them — the lives they lead, how they experience the world, how they make meaning of things, etc. This interest led him to start a self-portrait project titled “Other People’s Clothes. It’s a series of photos in which Cole steps “into the shoes of the types of people” he sees on a daily basis.
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Bizarre Portraits of People Dressed In the Food They’d Like to Eat

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Hunger Pains is a very… different series of portraits by NYC-based photographer Ted Sabarese. For each of the photographs, Sabarese asked his model one simple question: “What are you craving at the moment?” He then took the food described, had them turned into clothing items, and photographed the models wearing the things they’d like to eat.
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