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Photographer Christopher McKenney based in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania has a particular penchant for depicting haunting images. From ghoulish figures under white bed sheets, balloons being held by an invisible being, to a man floating over a fiery bed, McKenney focuses on images that range from the macabre to weird, or a combination of both.
Polish photographer Sebastian Luczywo uses an out of the ordinary approach to photograph his family. His innovative but honest photos depicting his wife, his two children as well as family pets in a rural setting are so devoid of any sugar coating or glitz, which is what makes the series strikingly beautiful.
Remember the 1958 B-Movie called The Fly produced and directed by Kurt Neumann? That movie was a cult hit then, and it was remade in 1986 with Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis and John Getz cast in starring roles. Indonesian photographer Donald Jusa must have seen either the original or the remake, since his macro photography of insects seems to be inspired by this sci-fi horror flick.
New York-based photographer Michael Massaia‘s images are distinct because of a couple of characteristics. The most obvious is that they are rendered in monochrome. The other reason is that the majority of them were shot in the dead of night. The latter was not done out of creative considerations, but rather because of a condition Massaia’s struggles with: insomnia.
Jack Long is an American photographer based in Milwaukee who is extremely skilled in high-speed photography. His talent is obvious as he creates sculptures from flowing liquid, capturing them with split-second precision on his camera. His fleeting subjects are only visible for 1/10,000th of a second, which is the camera setting required for shooting them.
Wil Mijer is a skilled Dutch photographer who adores shooting the lovely and enchanting world of vibrant tropical frogs. Mijer is into tiny creatures like butterflies, spiders, flies and as one can plainly see here, frogs. She turns each photograph into a short story of sorts, revealing a vivid imagination and fascination for the small world below us.