Posts in the Category: Photography

Jun
21

Romanian immigrants and their magnificent mansions

posted on June 21st 2013 in Arts & Books & Documentary & Photography & Social with 0 Comments

Hey, British xenophobes: Ever wonder where all those Romanian immigrants who’ve been stealing your jobs have been spending your money? On the building of strange, gigantic mansions that no one lives in, and the planning of extravagant funerals back in their hometowns, apparently. Romanian photographer Petrut Calinescu hung out in the northern part of Romania for a while looking at how the culture of emigration has changed the landscape of traditional Romanian villages.

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Jun
20

Still on time to participate in the Tiger Camera 2013

posted on June 20th 2013 in Arts & Books & Inspiration & Photography with 0 Comments

If you are a fan of Tiger shops and photography, this post is for you.

This year’s photo book competition is about “Connection“. A total of 51 photos will be carefully selected by a Danish jury and published in Tiger Stories’ annual photo book. One photographer will win a safari trip to Africa for two, with a value of 4,700 euro. All you need to do is to upload 1-3 photos taken with any camera, with any size/filter/modification, give it a name and tell us the story.

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Jun
03

The SCAR Project: Breast cancer is not a pink ribbon

posted on June 3rd 2013 in Documentary & Photography & Social with 4 Comments

David Jay has been shooting fashion and beauty professionally for over 15 years. His images have appeared in a multitude of international magazines and advertising campaigns. Like so many others personally touched by the disease, Jay was inspired to act when a dear friend was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 32. Like the subjects themselves, Jay’s stark, bold portraits challenge traditional perceptions of the disease and capture the raw beauty, strength and character of so many extraordinary young women. Each portrait represents a singular, stripped-down vision of the life-changing journey that unites them all.

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May
14

Digital photography experts confirm the integrity of Paul Hansen’s image files

posted on May 14th 2013 in Photography with 0 Comments

It’s just a matter of time before the World Press Photo organization remove the award for Paul Hansen“, predicted yesterday the technology blog Extreme Tech.

In an article that blends information and opinion, the publication abounds in accusations against Swedish photojournalist Paul Hansen, awarded the World Press Photo to the snapshot of the year, about his alleged excessive photo manipulation. And says that he made the award-winning image through a mixture of three different photos. This is based on technical analysis conducted by Neal Krawetz in The Hacker Factor Blog. A footnote on page announces that Extreme Blog article has been updated this morning to “soften slightly the claim that the image is a mixture of three different images.

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May
07

Old Finnish People With Things On Their Heads

posted on May 7th 2013 in Photography with 357 Comments

Almost a year ago I discovered this photo series at Kiasma – The Museum of Modern Art in Helsinki, Finland.

Photographers, Karoline Hjorth and Riitta Ikonen came up with something truly peculiar and special, in their photo series Eyes As Big As Plates. Their subjects are old, super serious and Finnish, all while wearing ridiculous “organic” head pieces and attire…need I say more?

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