Posts in the Category: Photography


Laurent Chehere makes houses fly!

posted on December 28th 2012 in Photography with 0 Comments

French photographer Laurent Chehere is not an ordinary photographer, nor he is content with photographing houses in their natural surroundings. Laurent Chehere photographs houses and makes them fly! It sounds like a scene out of Pixar’s film Up just take away the balloons and swap animation for some seriously believable photo manipulation and ooooh isn’t the result impressive!?

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Urban survivors

posted on December 20th 2012 in Documentary & Photography & Social & Video with 0 Comments

Urban Survivors is a multimedia project by Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in collaboration with the NOOR photo agency and Darjeeling Productions, highlighting the critical humanitarian and medical needs that exist in slums the world over.

Urban Survivors takes the visitor on a virtual journey through seven slums -in Guatemala City, Tegucigalpa, Dhaka, Johannesburg, Karachi, Nairobi and Port-au-Prince– where MSF is running projects. The website lets the visitor discover more about the daily lives of people in these slums, the challenges they face, and what MSF is doing to address their humanitarian needs.

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The cover of today’s New York Post: a man about to be killed

posted on December 4th 2012 in Photography with 0 Comments

A man standing on the subway tracks in midtown Manhattan, having just been pushed there by someone. A train is coming, and he’s about to be killed. For some, it’s almost painful to look at, and it’s raising a ton of questions about if a photo like this should even exist, let alone grace the cover of one of the United States’ biggest papers.

A freelance photographer working for the New York Post on an unrelated assignment happened to be standing on the 49th Street station platform when 58-year-old Queens resident Ki Suk Han was suddenly pushed onto the tracks by an as-yet-unidentified assailant.

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Stanley Kubrick’s New York: Incredible Photos of Life in the 40s

posted on November 14th 2012 in Cinema & Photography with 0 Comments

Stanley Kubrick—who wrote and directed Lolita, Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange and The Shining among others—was one of America’s most influential filmmakers. Directors ranging from the Coen Brothers to Tim Burton paid visual homage to his works in their own films, and no less than Steven Spielberg said: “Nobody could shoot a picture better in history.”

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