Giulia Bernardelli takes spilt coffee and turns it into art. The 27-year-old Italian artist received a bachelor’s degree from the Academic of Fine Arts of Bologna, and presently works with children at a museum. Bernardelli’s work is always spontaneous. Take a look at her masterpieces here.
Studio-dance photographer Alexander Yakovlev makes his images of professional dancers come alive by adding dynamic elements like exploding flour.
The Moscow resident is a graduate from the faculty of law at the Russian State University For the Humanities, but it’s clear from his work here that rhetoric isn’t his only specialty. Yakovlev’s photos span a wide spectrum of dance styles, from ballet to break-dancing, but it was his flour-filled photo “Big bang theory” that has garnered the most recent attention. See the photos in all their glory CLICK HERE.
Documentary photographer Dorothea Lange had a favorite saying: "A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera." And perhaps no one did more to reveal the human toll of the Great Depression than Lange, who was born on this day in 1895. Her photographs gave us an unflinching — but also deeply humanizing — look at the struggles of displaced farmers, migrant laborers, sharecroppers and others at the bottom of the American farm economy as it reeled through the 1930s. See full photo spread here
With the falling costs of digital cameras and the proliferation of smartphones, these days it seems like photography has gone to the dogs. Now it actually has, thanks to Nikon and its dog-mounted Heartography experiment. Read more
Sometimes New York seems constantly new, obliterating its history in reflective glass. Spend a few weeks away, and you return to find a few more untattered awnings, another quick-rising tower, another vacancy where that store you can’t quite remember used to be. Read more
But the past doesn’t always disappear gracefully when it’s supposed to. This is a city of tenacious ghosts. Here and there a grocery store or a cobbler endures long past actuarial expectations. In once-gracious dining rooms, dozens of coats of paint shroud electric bells that once summoned long-vanished servants. Faded signs painted on brick buildings still advertise shirt collars, a blacksmith, or castor oil.
How often does this happen: You're listening to a news story describing some problem halfway around the world and you say to yourself, "I know how to fix that!" It's not your area of expertise. It's not a place you know. But you are sure that if you went there you could solve the problem. Los Angeles artist Mary Beth Heffernan is the rare person who decided to actually give it a try. Last summer, Heffernan, who is also an art professor at Occidental College, became obsessed with Ebola — particularly the images of the health care workers in those protective suits, or PPE as they're called for short. Read more
“Here’s the thing: People pass by homeless folks every day, and they don’t … they assume a lot,” Brent Walker, a photographer, who recently started a KickStarter campaign to raise funds for his project, says, “They assume they are that way because of X, Y and Z, and they don’t ever get to hear their stories.” Walker’s project, The Hidden South, is meant to tell those stories. He photographs people he encounters who are from the side of life that many avoid — homeless people, poor people, drug addicts and prostitutes — and relates their conversations through his website, thehiddensouth.com. Read more here.
Chances are, you’ve also gone through a few replacements for your gadgets; no one really expects any of their mobile devices to last for more than a few years. In response to this, a lot of rightfully frustrated people have thrown around the words “planned obsolescence” – the idea that companies purposefully design their products in such a way that they’ll only last for an artificially shortened length of time, ensuring that the consumer is forced to continue buying replacements for said product time and time again. These photos are proof. Read more here
What would you eat, if it was your last meal on earth? For his series "No Seconds," photographer Henry Hargreaves re-created pictures of death row prisoners' last meals. From a convicted murderer requesting a single pitted olive to a burglar indulging in surf & turf, these photos offer a fascinating glimpse into a place we only wish to view from afar. See the series here.
There are some serious classic candids here, let your imaginations run wild with these photo back stories. VenuStreet, a A collection of contemporary unposed photography that is focused on the feminine beauty was started in 2009 and is curated by Charalampos Kydonakis