The Boston Globe has decided to share an impressive collection of “news stories in photographs”. The campaign is called “Photojournalism under 25” and is available on The Big Picture blog. It consists of beautiful imagery taken by young photography students, who seized the moment while trying to build their portfolio.
The most fascinating photo projects in the world
We are all photography fans and we want to see what others are creating. Photographers form a creative bunch and the most amazing photo projects are right here for you. We can bring you in the limelight of photographic excellence by exposing awe-inspiring artwork to you!
Thomas Kellner is a popular photographer, well-known for his ability of creating surreal panoramic images of monuments located around the world. His latest project is complete and is called “Tango Metropolis”. The project consists of amazing panorama photos made out of 35mm film strips, carefully placed on top of each other.
British Telecommunications was one of the Olympic Games 2012 main sponsors. In order to celebrate this opportunity, the company created the world’s biggest panorama image, which measures 320-gigapixel. The photo was created from more than 48,000 frames, while post-processing lasted three months.
Photographer Matthew Allred uses long exposures that go from 24 hours to impressive six months per photograph, to capture the path of the sun across the skyline, which results in beautiful images that look like colored versions of the early works of French inventor Nicéphore Niépce.
The 2013 Rio Carnival ended, still leaving behind the echoes of the 12 samba schools that entered the competition for the Carnival champion. The parade on the Sambadrome was pompous, loud and sexy, always a delight for the spectators and the millions of viewers at home.
10 February was the day in which we entered the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Water Snake. People all over the world celebrated the Chinese year 4711 with traditional dragon dances and impressive displays of fireworks. Where there’s a big show, great photos will be captured and here they are!
35 year old Norwegian artist Christopher Jonassen amazes with “Devour”, a stunning collection of photographs that present worn-out frying pan bottoms as strange planets from another galaxy. The beautiful series was inspired by French writer Jean-Paul Sartre, who said that “to eat is to appropriate by destruction”.
The World Photography Organization announces the 2013 shortlists for the Sony World Photography Awards. All three categories, Professional, Youth and Open gathered an impressive number of submissions, the highest to date, which shows that 2012 has been a year full of events, something that photographers took advantage of to the full.
The concept of symmetry is explored by photographer Traci Griffin, who creates floating objects with a technique that allows her to mirror photos of trees, and then puts them together in a collection suggestively titled “Mirrors”, which is reminiscent of the popular Rorschach test.
Photographer Arthur Domagala was required to photograph bridge inspectors working on the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge, a project that can easily freeze our blood, as can be seen in the illustrations of them hanging over 800 feet above the Colorado River.
As every advertising enthusiast is accustomed, the Super Bowl brings together the most eye-catching, expensive, over the top ad campaigns of the year. On a night of commercial marathon, where over the budget advertisements put technology, high tech special effects and innovation on the table, one commercial managed to overshadow them all thanks to simplicity and honesty: the Dodge Ram Trucks Commercial.
Inspired by the snow fall, and wanting to do something a little different self-portrait wise, English photographer Oliver Turpin found himself in front of an exciting and also bizarre idea: sticking his face in snow and capturing the imprints, an artistic act with a shocking result.
Being a photographer is tough these days, as it is almost impossible to come up with something that nobody has done before. However, you can still approach a subject differently. 31-year-old Australian photographer Ben Thomas creates the illusion of toy-like cities, by optically shrinking them with the use of the tilt-shift technique.
The Museum of Modern Art in New York hosted a special exhibition called “Shadow Monsters.” If people had used the interactive art installation to create shadow monsters, photographer Joe Holmes would have seen this as a perfect opportunity for silhouette photography.
Autochrome was invented in 1903 by the Lumière brothers. It is the first photography technique that allowed people to take color images. There is a huge collection of amazing images taken in Paris in the early days of the 1900s, including a portrait of the inventors and a shot of the Notre Dame cathedral.