Photography News, Tips & Tutorials
Devoted parents can make for some of the most diligent photographers. Open any family album and you will most probably find a well-documented upbringing of a child or group of siblings. It’s what doting parents do, you know. Izabela Urbaniak is no exception, as she has been recording for posterity the activities of her children as they frolic outdoors in the countryside each summer.
While splashes of color and texture can stimulate the mind in a myriad of ways, sometime visual drama can come from the complete opposite. This was the creative conundrum that confronted Guido Argentini while searching for an original approach during a 1995 Miami photo shoot. The result of that was quite unorthodox, as he coated his female models with silver make-up, creating graceful metallic figures.
Plymouth Voyager, Ford Econoline, Dodge Ram–these were some of the full-sized vans that came around during the 1980’s, and they were all the rage if you wanted space and comfort. Some of them were produced longer than others, as newer, smaller versions of the family van were introduced to the motoring public. Still, for those that experienced full-sized vans, there is no replacement for the generous amounts of space these V-8 powered behemoths brought. Perhaps this was what a grandmother had in mind when she purchased a 1994 Dodge Ram, but little did she know that it would inspire an epic adventure for her grandson, Travis Burke.
Silence is a source of Great Strength.” ― Lao Tzu. Silence is one of life’s true enigmas, and this why photographer Nathan Wirth has made it his focus of exploration in Slices of Silence. Slices of Silence is a dramatic monochrome series created by Wirth, a self-taught artist who resides in San Francisco, California.