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London-based photographer Iain Crawford perfected the way to capture the splash of paint on a model’s body, manipulating the liquid to mimic clothing shapes. This project is reminiscent of the series done not too long ago by Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz. Wieczorkiewicz combined beautiful nude models with perfectly placed gallons of milk and water, also making the illusion of apparel made out of liquid.
Stuart Gibson was always fascinated by cameras and filming, so turning into a shutterbug was inevitable. After borrowing a friend’s Canon EOS 5, he fell in love with still photography, amazed with the quality of pictures the new technology could shoot. He would also dabble in shooting 35mm slide film, which for him is still the litmus test for all bonafide photographers.
One camera whose concept was way ahead of its time is undoubtedly the Polaroid. It is an idea that to this day holds-up in relevance, despite many decades since its inception and even though we are well-entrenched in the digital era. The simplicity and genius of the instant print will perhaps never become obsolete. There is after all no substitute for holding an actual image in your hands. Germany-based photographer and art director Tanja Deuss explores the many ways to skin this mother of all instant cameras, using a Polaroid SX-70 for the images in her series called, Abheben.
Snow in Central Park shot by Dina Litovsky shows images of the usually bustling park all covered in snow. Central Park which is typically full of outdoor activity, life and vivid colors, looks more like an arctic wasteland, devoid of the usual action we associate with this famous location.
Eric Cahan‘s spectacular Sky Series may leave you breathless with its absolute purity. Cahan’s minimalist landscapes of the setting and rising sun shot against pristine skies leave you with a profound feeling for things infinite like the cosmos. Cahan is quite conversant with the subjects of light, space, and memory and how his art tries to mirror these elements, as well as his own personal life.