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What happens when you combine a beach with a runway? Lots of opportunity for truly odd photographs. After all, you don’t really associate aircraft coming or going with bikini clad figures. This is exactly what you see at the Dutch/French Maho Beach, situated on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Sint Maarten. It happens to be right beside the short runway of the Princess Juliana International Airport. Beachgoers frolic in the sand and surf while roaring planes hover low overhead.
The fervor surrounding the Brazil hosted World Cup may be over, but the Brazilian passion for partying and celebrations goes enduringly on. French photographer Benoit Fournier captures that spirit through the beauty of Brazilian beaches in his latest series, showing the love affair Brazilians have with the shoreline.
Remember when as a child you used to hide yourself under a blanket, fearful of the imagined ghost by the side of your bed? Do you also recall how you would spend many frightful nights alone, dreading the monster that would terrorize you inside your bedroom? We all remember those arduous paranoia-driven evenings spent sticking our heads into the covers, sometimes to the point of sweating profusely under the sheets. Terror accurately captures the kinds of fears we experience as children but with a satirized twist.
Photographer Benoit Paillé has been dabbling with a mesmerizing series of landscape images using an odd lighting technique. The Montreal based Paillé uses a bizarre, floating and glowing square in all of his landscape photos. The images are real, meaning they are not Photoshop created. The 1×1 meter iridescent cube of light is suspended in the middle of every photograph and the resulting image portrays this weird manifestation of lighting.
A well-rounded photographer should not be limited to any specific field of the discipline. An example of a versatile lensman is Pete Piriya. His body of work is varied containing landscapes that are both natural and urban. His work can only be described as grandiose and breathtaking, having an eye for framing magnificent vistas and panoramas of both the wild outdoors as well as glorious cityscapes and skylines.
Photographer Rachel Bellinsky is an eclectic photographer, with a considerable bias towards nature subjects. She photographs just about anything she finds interesting. Bellinsky admits that the majority of her finer works shot over the years are mostly due to luck. She often shoots things she comes across in her neighborhood, and her pictures are imbued with the fresh and lovely images of spring. No surreal, brooding, moody or ethereal stuff from Bellinsky. Just light, refreshing images that are uplifting for the soul.