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Cape Town-based photographer Kate Davies is fascinated by the many facets of her craft. She specializes in animal and product photography, but a daily infrared project has become her latest obsession. Drawing inspiration from the bandwagon ‘365 Project’ concept that has the photography world all caught up, Davies threw her hat into the fad.
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The Castle of Mesen can be found in a park close to the center of Lede, Belgium. Lede is a municipality found in the Belgian province of East Flanders in the Denderstreek, cities close by is Gent, Aalst and Dendermonde. Its origins date back to the 17th century where it was used as a home for various lords prior to its conversion to an industrial place.
Photographer Kent Shiraishi works and resides in a small village of Biei, Japan in the heart of the Hokkaido Island. Although quite far from the big cities, this does deter Kent from being a well-known photographer. He garnered the prestigious second place in the National Geographic Photo Contest of 2011.
Believe it or not a young prodigy, specifically a 9-year old boy from Spain garnered top honors in the youth division of the 2014 Natural History Museum and BBC’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. The annual contest just celebrated its 50th anniversary this year. Since 1964, London’s Natural History Museum has been holding an annual search for Wildlife Photographer of the Year through this competition. This year the winner is 9-year old Carlos Perez Naval.
Your work ranges from the whimsical to surreal. Which represents you best?
Both my whimsical and more serious/surreal projects mean a lot to me, however my more surreal images tend to have a much more profound concept behind them.