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Defying gravity and weightlessness has always captured the imagination. These surreal compositions by Hungarian photographer Bence Bakonyi explore that theme. The idea of flying becomes a reality at least in the pictures of Bakonyi as his subjects are shown floating, appearing weightless. They are suspended in mid-air as they are in front of lavish, ornate scenery of marble halls and decadent baths.
It might be a common reaction, but one cannot help liken these cavernous glacier images with the fabled Fortress of Solitude of Superman. This incredibly huge and awesome ice cave can be found inside Vatnajökull, Iceland’s biggest glacier, as documented by photographer Kate Friend, who shot a dramatic and spectacular collection of photographs inside this 8000 sq.km. mass of solid ice. Before you can ask, the answer is NO, these images were not color enhanced with Photoshop. The blues are extremely vivid, deep and lustrous, so much so that they look digitally manipulated.
Photographer Jason D. Page raises the bar for light painting, as he draws portraits of iconic figures from the previous century. Featuring personalities from Hollywood, politics, science and pop culture, Page skillfully executes remarkable likenesses of the famous figures using the intricate process of light painting. Simply but aptly called the Icons series, every person’s likeness was cut into a stencil, after which they were light painted in 5 similar but not precisely similar variations, hence making every image a distinctive work of art.
Professional portrait photographer Rebecca Leimbach has been recording the growing bond between Harper and Lola, her daughter and their English bulldog. Leimbach has been doing this since the birth of Harper. Their relationship has a special meaning because Lola, the dog, is in effect the sister that Harper will never have. Like many other women, conceiving a child did not come easy for Leimbach. After several years of trying, she finally was with child, and Harper was born to her. While that was a glorious experience, that single childbirth would apparently become the only one Leimbach could have.
Holi or Dol Jatra, Basantotsav, is the annual Hindu festival of colors that is observed at the close of every winter season. It is celebrated on the last full moon day of the lunar month Phalguna which this year fell on March 17. Hindus as usual welcomed the turn of winter into spring with a gigantic display of color. The faithful throughout India and all over the world share prayer, special foodstuff, friendship, and large amounts of harmless naughtiness as they wet each other with colored water dyes. The yearly festival traces its beginnings to various Hindu legends linked with the triumph of good over evil.