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Irish photographer Jason Mcgroarty is always striving for an element of the unexpected in his images. You might say he would rather that his work jolts you in a manner that would push you to think; rather than just present an aesthetically pleasing picture. That is exactly what he achieves in his series Totem.
While the awesome power of nature’s fury can be one of the most frightening things to behold, there is also an inherent beauty in seeing it unleashed. This series of striking seascapes captures the remarkable power of nature as it is expressed with the fine art of skilled photography. Shot by Montauk, New York-based photographer Dalton Portella, the photos have an inherent painterly-like character that depicts the threatening force of the sea during stormy weather.
The tandem of Cassandra Warner and Jeremy Floto recently created this beautiful collection called Colourant. The series catches large splashes of colorful liquid, turning them into sculpture-like shapes suspended in mid-air. The images were photographed at a speed of 1/3500th of a second, transforming an otherwise split-second, unobservable event, into an artistic visual.
If you think you are unique, hold that thought for just a minute. Why? Because photographer Francois Brunelle is out to dumbfound you with his images of doppelgangers, or absolute dead-ringers. The project’s title is I’m not a look-alike, but it is exactly the opposite of that claim. The 62-year-old Montreal-based photographer has for the last 12 years been searching the world for total strangers who look frighteningly alike, and his efforts have yielded some rather bizarre clones who are not even related remotely.
Photographer Julieanne Kost shot a series of delightful photographs from the air of the purple-hued salt flats in the San Francisco Bay as part of her book project, Window Seat: The Art of Digital Photography and Creative Thinking. Her aerial photos of the salt flats and bay lands south of San Francisco appear almost abstract when viewed from high above. While flying south of San Francisco recently, Kost managed to capture the beautiful collection of images.
Mikko Lagerstedt comes from the growing school of self-taught fine art photographers. He is from Kerava, Finland, and he is quickly becoming known for his captivating night sky images which are beautiful, surreal and enigmatic all at once. Lagerstedt has been passionate about his craft since he took it up in 2008. He makes images that are visually impressive, and they transcend into emotionally engaging pictures. Like the vast majority of young blood, Lagerstedt specializes in digital, long exposure, evening photography and his growing portfolio is exceptionally impressive.