Whilst 'The Vandenberg – Life Below the Surface' photography exhibition exists 100 feet below sea level, 7 miles from the South coast of Key West. It's still a must see. If you can't quite make it (don't worry, we can't either), be sure to browse through the images below. This impressive collection of photographs were created by Staudinger+Franke; A Vienna based crew merging Photography, Postproduction and CGI.
Designers Against Child Slavery (D.A.C.S) is a Florida based non-profit organization that empowers creatives to rise up against sex trafficking and the sexual exploitation of children. They leverage the talents of a global network of artists, from nearly 20 different countries, in order to raise awareness and create a source of funding for the prevention and restoration of survivors of trafficking.
Rob MacInnis is the photographer behind this project entitled 'Farm Family', the composition in every image is perfect. I have no idea how he managed to get each animal to stand in it's dedicated spot long enough to capture each image. Rob is currently based in Brooklyn, New York and has an upcoming exhibition from July 10 – September 1 at The Barn Gallery at Stonover Farm, to find out more check out his website.
This collection of beautiful floral landscapes is by Ron Van Dongen, he is a photographer based in Portland, Oregon. The shallow depth of field in each image adds a soft and mesmerizing touch. "In simple arrangements and with masterful printing techniques, Van Dongen conjures visual sensations that can reflect the struggles and confusions of everyday life in memorializing the beautiful, the simple, the flower."
Koveh Tavakkol specialises in travel and landsape photography, he is completely self taught and captures beautiful photographs with great composition. Koveh has backpacked in the Himalayan Mountains, trekked the coastlines of new Zealand and more to capture images like the ones below. This appreciation goes beyond landscapes, and extends to all types of photography. I often find myself browsing the popular photography websites, in awe of the incredible moments people have captured. You can learn a lot by simply studying other beautiful and captivating photographs.
This mouth watering project is called 'Eat Me, The Candy Alphabet' and is by conceptual photographer and multimedia artist Massimo Gammacurta. To create the project Massimo made each candy sculpture and photographed them, he says the term 'Eat Me' portrays lust. We featured another candy based project by Massimo before, head over to 'The Lolli-POP Project' to see more.
This series of black and white woodland photography is by Finland based photographer Teemu Oksanen, he specializes in monochrome fine art photography and currently has 2015 calendars for sale as well as framed limited edition prints on his website. Outdoor enthusiast | Always searching interesting details from the nature. Enjoying the unreal and dreamy looking long exposure photographs.
Lucia Fainzilber is an art director, photographer and cinematographer based in Brooklyn, NY. Her project titled 'Somewear' is a collection of self portraits, portraying a stuggle with the idea of identity. She explains that setting herself infront of the camera gave her a new way at looking at herself, attempting to answer questions about who we really are. Society, family and the generation we live in, make this journey even harder. We camouflage as animals do or even soldiers, in order to survive. It’s our way of being inside a …
Tanner Wendell Stewart's mountain photography was part of his project titled 'Shoot The Skies', which involved taking a photo everday for 365 days and making a book with all the images. All of the proceeds went to the A21 Campaign, the IndieGogo campaign ended in April 2014 and the total Tanner raised was $74,000! My life was changed forever in 2012 when a Roma Gypsy man in Sofia Bulgaria offered to sell me his 6 month old baby for 50 dollars, simply because I said he was beautiful. That moment inspired …
Sydney based photographer Jerome Berbigier specializes in landscape photography, the images below were captured in Iceland, Australia and Northern Italy. Jerome explains his work as; The camera captures the time I spend in unique places, living the moment and showing fractions of it through photographs. The final images are sometimes surreal interpretations. Prints are available via his website, and can be signed, mounted and framed on request.
The artist behind these dog portraits is Ralph Hargarten, a professional photographer based in Hamburg, Germany who focuses his work on all different genres of photography, from landscape to portraits. Ralph explains this project as "Most dogs have human names, so why not shoot them like humans. In my pictures I tried to catch different expressions as I would do with people as well".
Tim Cavadini is a fashion, music and lifestyle photographer currently studying in Vienna. Below is a collection of Tim's awesome portrait photography, all feature great composition and depth. He is available for commission, be sure to check out his website.
Sara Hini's project titled 'Wilderness living – We're Young, Wild and Tree Planters' is full of landscape images showing the viewers the life of tree planters in the Canadian wilderness. Sara is currently based in Montreal and took a year off to travel around Canada and Indonesia, she still travels and continues to grow her portfolio whilst doing so.
This stunning series of night sky photography is by Giovanna Griffo and this particular project has been appropriately titled 'Across The Universe'. The fact that Giovanna has not only focused on the sky but has carefully selected her foreground to help complement the galaxies above is what I love most about this series. Currently Giovanna is a fine art photographer based in Rome and teaches post production in seminars in Italy.
This ongoing portrait photography project is by Genevieve Caron, a photographer based in Toronto, Canada. Genevieve has won many awards; First Prize at the Canadian Lux Contest (2006, 2008, 2009,2013) and First prize, US APA National Photo Competition, Fine Art Category in 2009 to name a few. Each image she captures reflects her trademarks of minimalism, lightness and restraint. It is these character traits that have led her to win numerous North American photography awards.