Posts Tagged ‘creative’

Peaceful Still-Life Photographs Combine Kitchenware and Roadkill

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Certainly there’s ample artistic precedent for including a dead animal or two in a still-life. Old Master paintings are rife with images of freshly killed ducks, bunnies and fish awaiting a trip to the dinner table.

Photographer (and certified taxidermist) Kimberly Witham slyly subverts that tradition with “Domestic Arrangements,” a series of still-life photographs that combine modern kitchenware and other items of domestic life with birds, squirrels and other animals retrieved from the roadside. All items come from within a short radius around Witham’s New Jersey home.
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Photographer Captures Outdoor Scenes Inside His Tiny Indoor Studio

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So you want to create stirring nature documentaries. You could go the National Geographic way and risk trench-foot, snakebite and more in pursuit of the scenic wild. Or you could take the Boris Godfroid route: Schlep a few hundred pounds of bricks into a spare room, cover it with moss and other forgiving plant life, and let nature run wild in miniature.
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Revisiting Pharcyde’s ‘Drop’ Backwards Music Video

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Yesterday we shared an amazing time-lapse music video spanning 24-hours on a Parisian rooftop. ¬†While the video did, in fact, make my jaw “drop” (there’s a pun coming), it got me thinking about one of the most amazing music videos I’ve ever seen: “Drop” by The Pharcyde.
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Star Wars-themed Wedding Photo Shows Newlyweds Battling the Empire

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Creative, imagination-filled wedding photographs are starting to become quite trendy — at least online. Earlier this year, we shared viral photos of bridal parties running for their lives from a T-Rex and from Star Wars Imperial Walkers.

Chicago-based wedding photographer Steven Kowalski also joined in on the fun, creating the epic Star Wars-themed photograph above at a wedding earlier this month.
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Nine Months in Two Minutes: A Creative Stop-Motion Pregnancy Time-Lapse

There’s nothing boring about the miracle of life. Growing somebody inside you in nine months is undeniably miraculous, but watching it happen in real time would make for a very long video. That’s why the photographically inclined often choose to document the life creation process using some form of time-lapse photography. Read more…

These Vintage Photos of Coastlines Were Created Using a Fishtank

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Flip through photographer Michael Jackson‘s “A Child’s Landscape” series, and you’ll find what appear to be vintage photographs of rocky coastlines that were captured with some old photographic process over a century ago. The images are actually modern photographs captured quite recently in Jackson’s studio using rocks in a fish tank.
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Engagement Photos in the Style of Parody Movie Posters

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When planning their engagement photographs, photographer Joshua Watson and his then-fiancee Rachel wanted to announce their engagement and invite family and friends to their wedding in a creative way. Living in La Mirada, California, just 30 minutes away from Hollywood, the couple settled on the concept of movie posters.
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Always Keep Your Portfolio with You with These Custom Credit Card USB Drives

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As a photographer, it’s a good idea to always have your portfolio with you. Given the advent of smartphone photography, that’s not much of an issue. Many portfolio websites offer mobile optimized versions of your site that you can easily show prospective clients on the go.

But if you’re looking for a way to keep higher resolution photos on you to showcase wherever you might be — or maybe a creative way to deliver final shots to clients — you might wanna take a look at Cartable+Convenience. Read more…

Photographer Uses Stones as His Canvas for Portrait Photo Prints

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Madhava Bence Kalmar is a 22-year-old Hungarian photographer who’s currently studying at the University of Brighton in the UK. Passionate about experimental and portrait photography, he has been working on a project that combines the two. It’s called “Stone and Silver,” and involves printing black and white photographs on rocks instead of traditional mediums.
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Indian School Trains Blind Photographers in ‘Non-Retinal Art’

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Take away the visual element from photography and what have you got?

Quite a lot, according to Partho Bhowmick, founder of the Blind With Camera project in Mumbai, India, which to date has taught more than 500 blind people how to express themselves through photography (you can find a gallery here).
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