Posts Tagged ‘fashion’

Fashion Photography Rig Turns Out to Be the Best Way to Photograph Monkey Brains

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Mmmm — monkey brains haven’t looked this good since the banquet scene in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

That would be thanks to the StyleShoots fashion photography rig that researchers at the Netherlands-based Primate Brain Bank used to capture detailed, perfectly posed images of the grey matter of everything from gorillas to tiny lemurs. Read more…

Kapsones Custom Lens Hoods Can Give Your Gear Some Colorful Flair

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Want to give your plain-looking camera a dash of color? Kapsones can help you do that. It’s a new line of custom lens hoods — the company describes them as “jewelry for your camera” — that launched recently over in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
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Verily: A Women’s Magazine with a Strict ‘No Photoshop’ Policy

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It turns out that it does exist: a magazine that prides itself on not altering their models’ faces or bodies in Photoshop. Verily is a fashion and lifestyle magazine aimed at women 18 to 35, and even though that is prime demographic territory when it comes to Photoshop use, the whole purpose of the magazine is to at least begin reversing this trend. Read more…

British TV Planning a Reality Television Show for Photographers

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A British TV producer is working on a reality television show for photographers, in which up-and-coming artists will compete to become the country’s next big fashion (though they prefer the term ‘style’) shooter. Read more…

1996 is a Perfume Based On a Photograph and Created by Photographers

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Here’s an intriguing new potential revenue stream for photographers: turn a favorite shot into a signature fragrance.

That’s what Dutch fashion photographers Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin — known for their work for major design houses and magazines — are doing with their portrait “Kirsten, 1996.” Read more…

Interview with NYC Fashion Photography Duo Pony and Brett

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Pony Lott and Brett Seamans are a fashion and editorial photography duo currently stationed in New York City. Their edgy style captures the imagination with a vulgar elegance and hard sexual attitude. Often inspired by historical figures, classic art, and vintage cinema, they play on classical forms while adding their own lavish vision.
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Interview with NYC Fashion Photographer Shane LaVancher

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Shane LaVancher lives and works in New York City. The primary focus of his work is fashion and editorial assignments. His work is often compared to paintings, as they represent a collision between the worlds of fashion and art.
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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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Beyonce Photoshopped Into Starvation for Latest Ad Campaign

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Mystery solved: Beyonce is so riled up about restricting photographer access because she’s hell-bent on projecting an image somewhere between “Photoshopped” and “impossible.”

That’s the impression from the the pop star’s latest ad campaign, in which she sports body proportions that make her look like she stepped straight from a U.N. refugee camp into a Paris couture salon.
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Beautiful Camera Lens Ring Creations by Photographer Ben High

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Ben High of Marion, Iowa has two big passions: making jewelry and making photographs. When he’s not designing jewelry at Philip’s Diamond Shop, High loves tinkering with old cameras and shooting instant film photographs.

The two talents sometimes come together for some pretty fantastic results; a number of rings High has created are inspired by camera lenses.
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