Photographer Luke Shadbolt in his photo series Maelstrom documents the duality of nature, creation and destruction in a single act. It is an exploration of the balance of light and dark inherent in nature, both on a physical and sociological level.
Anup Shah’s new book, The Mara, containing 100 original black and white photographs, offers a visual story of life in Maasai Mara, Kenya, wild home of African big game and one of the world’s most famous wildlife reserves. The images capture anger, death, hope, arrivals, and departures, and provide a startlingly fresh and rarely seen view of life in this popular reserve.
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In Celestial Nights, photographer Neil Folberg skillfully captures a spectacular world of nocturnal landscapes where the horizon isn’t always definitive. The earth and heavens are mingled in this collection of arresting photographs, which to Folberg represent a blurred division between present and eternity, substance and spirit, and knowledge and imagination. As Folberg writes, “No one can draw that line with precision, for we exist in all of these worlds at once.”
A single rainbow is a beautiful sight, but a double rainbow is even more rare and spectacular. While a primary rainbow is visible when light is reflected once off the back of a raindrop, a secondary and usually dimmer rainbow is spotted when light is reflected twice in a more complicated pattern. It is rare and unlikely, but three or even four rainbows can be seen on occasion, but only if they are reflected off of the earthly objects.
A series of photographs featuring the street vendors of Hanoi, Vietnam by photographer Loes Heerink. The street vendors in Hanoi are often female migrants that spend most of their days trying to make profits on selling fruit, vegetables, snacks and other small items.
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I have lived in Hanoi for some years. Photographing the street vendors became a little project of mine. I would spend hours on top of a couple of locations in Hanoi waiting for vendors to walk underneath the bridge. I once spend five ours on a location with no shots.
This project started my fascination for the women carrying their goods. They have no clue how beautiful their bicycles are, no idea they create little pieces of art every day.
Berlin-based illustrator Charly Clements turns ordinary objects into cute characters, exposing them to the joys and struggles of everyday life. Through her clever series Real Life Lines, Clements transforms your photos into funny illustrations with simple lines and handwritten text.
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