Photography News, Tips & Tutorials
Unless you are from another planet, you must have gotten wind of the fact that the concept of ‘365 day projects’ is all the rage when it comes to contemporary photographers. What that means is a photographer takes a photo, any photo, of something that has to do with a theme, or if not, with their particular lives every day for a year. ‘365 day projects,’ however do not always cross the finish line, and understandably so. One lensman, however to conclude such an ambitious year-long commitment is a youthful chap named Alex Stoddard.
Every once in a while, a refreshing artist pops out and does things the old fashioned way. In the world of photography, while the herd is practically all hooked on Photoshop, there are still some shutterbugs that create things in organic space. South Korean artist Jee Young Lee is one such photographer. She has been known to labor for weeks; sometimes even months transforming her studio space into a set which she then photographs.
With many years of training under her belt to become a professional ballet dancer, artist Kylli Sparre came to the realization that dance was not her calling. She instead placed her passion for ballet into deeper interest, which is photography and image manipulation. In her photos, her dance background takes on a more unique and profound form of expression.
Australian photographer Heidi Romano transforms the mundane into the visually extraordinary in a series entitled Frozen Water. Romano made her frozen world by photographing the changes in ice from her own freezer, watching as the substance began to crack, melt, and dissolve as it was brought out of its freezing environment.
Richard Silver achieves the absolutely sublime in his spectacular pictures of churches that show entrance to altar all in one sweeping image. Just as one would normally crane his head when in the midst of magnificent architecture, Silver makes you do the same with his panoramic views of church interiors. Collectively called Vertical Churches, Silver takes us on a virtual tour of superbly designed church ceilings and interiors around NYC and elsewhere.
Not too long ago, on Friday, November 29 one natural wonder of the world was engulfed by another spectacle. To be specific, the Grand Canyon was the site for a rare atmospheric phenomenon called a temperature inversion. The result of such an occurrence produced a rare, if not heavenly sight. The entire massive canyon was engulfed, overflowing with dense fog.