Photography News, Tips & Tutorials
Instagram has certainly taken the world by a storm of pictures. Buckets and bucket loads of pictures that is. Estimates as of September 9, 2013 pegs the figure at more than 150 million monthly active users. Even celebrities have taken to Instagram, sharing photos and videos of their personal and professional lives with fans thru their profiles. For a certain photographer named Bruno Ribeiro, his vision of the app is applying its iconic trademark looks to real life.
How do you come up with your concepts? What’s your thought process?
During the day, I write down every little detail, small things I have seen. For example, interesting details on styling, a particular mood evoked in a picture or a film scene, and build upon my own story. Sometimes the best sources of inspiration are models.
The number of emerging talent from the ranks of the young guns is certainly making themselves felt in the world of creative photography. 21-year-old Wyatt McCollum is one of those exceptional talents, proving again that age is not a factor when it comes to creating photographs that carry deep and profound imagery.
Photographer Manuel Plantin, who also goes by the name Yodamanu, is on to something. Apparently, the French lensman has stumbled onto a trick that involves those ubiquitous little street puddles. Thanks to a keen eye as well as a fertile, creative mind, he uses the reflections off these puddles as images for his upside-down photography. It is both a collection of mirrored images on the puddles, as well as inverted perspectives of pedestrians and street action in general.