From the camaraderie of the Tour de France to snipers in Syria, Sarah Gilbert selects her favourite pictures of the year.Read Article
Posts in the Category: Photography
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!?
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.Read Article
Mohamed Conteh receives a sentence of three years imprisonment or the payment of 150,000 leones (approx €30). He was accused of possessing a package of marijuana. Without family to help, he will have to serve his sentence. Freetown, Sierra Leone.Read Article
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.Read Article
It may look like a photomontage, but in reality it isn’t. These are real images envisioned and portrayed by French artist Philippe Ramette, and photographed by his collaborator Marc Domage.Read Article
Oliviero Toscani, son of the first photographers of Corriere Della Sera (Italian newspaper), was born in Milan in 1942 and studied photography and graphics at the University of Fine Arts in Zurich from 1961 to 1965.Read Article
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.”Read Article
A very interesting project has born. It’s called Dronestagram. And it’s born to show us places that until now only the drones (combat aircrafts) could see -and attack them… until now.Read Article
Happy Halloween! Here’s a treat from Pieter Hugo‘s ever so slightly disturbing and equally shocking series ‘Nollywood‘!Read Article