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Macro photography always has the power to open-up new worlds to us. Photographer Pyanek did exactly this as he shot photographs of everyday, mundane objects, but because of the extreme close-ups, transformed them into objects that are practically unrecognizable. Pages of books, sugar, bags of tea, or a sponge just to name a few, seen at extremely high magnification turn these objects into very interesting looking stuff, rendering some of them even nearly unidentifiable.
Rob Whitworth is a well-known urban filmmaker, with a reputation for creating breathtaking videos that show locations in a dramatic and captivating way. Whitworth’s easily identifiable style has attracted critical acclaim, and has received millions of online hits.
He is presently based in Shanghai, China and has broad experience working in various Asian destinations. For his latest project however, we find Whitworth in the global city that is Dubai.
Dubai has turned out to be a global city as well as business hub of the Persian Gulf region. It is the most densely inhabited city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates or UAE, in addition to being the second biggest emirate after the capital, Abu Dhabi. Dubai is situated on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf and is among the seven emirates that comprise the country.
If you happen to be 240 miles up in space traveling at 17,000 miles per hour, it would be difficult to imagine botching up an image shot from such a vantage point. Such is the case with Don Pettit who brilliantly used stunning long exposure photography while orbiting the Earth at speeds earlier mentioned. The result is “star trails” from space that are a combination of a series of images photographed from a mounted camera on the Earth-orbiting International Space Station, taken from around 240 miles above the planet.
A collection of the monochrome images of British photographer Andy Lee, who works out of Pembroke all depict dramatic and surreal landscapes that are beautifully shot in black and white. Lee skillfully makes use of contrasts, from stark whites and the blackest black, along with countless hues of gray in between for his work.