The Guardians

Photography // Wednesday, July 16, 2014
After visiting 9 cities and meeting close to 250 shopkeepers, photographer Vladimir Antaki created his series “The Guardians”. Antaki found that he was attracted to the small hidden city shops that drew it’s customers in with visually overwhelming displays and the individuals who were there to guard them. 

New Book “Soviet Ghosts” by Rebecca Litchfield

Photography // Wednesday, July 16, 2014
British photographer Rebecca Litchfield is brave. Not that many people would take the risk to capture the tattered ruins of a strange and dangerous part of the world.

Anuschka Blommers & Niels Schumm: The Future of Sex

Photography // Tuesday, July 15, 2014
If you’ve picked up a fashion magazine since the late 1990’s you will undoubtedly have stumbled across the photographic work of Bloomers & Schumm. The Amsterdam duo were never intent on launching their practice into the world of fashion editorial, nevertheless this has arguably been the most predominant arena in which their work has excelled.

The San Francisco streets as seen by Troy Holden

Photography // Tuesday, July 15, 2014
A self-proclaimed “snapshot photographer”, Troy Holden walks miles and miles of San Francisco to create his street snapshots. Holden’s style is graphic and balanced, with each composition wonderfully crafted around characters moving through their environment. These bold portraits are grounded in quiet moments where seemingly empty sidewalks hold only the subject, Troy, and his camera.

Gregg Segal: 7 Days of Garbage

Photography // Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Just like your pets, friends, house, or the clothes you wear, your garbage can speak volumes about who you are. We don’t usually linger on the thought of our trash, or think about what our trash says about us. We throw it away and it disappears from sight as the garbage truck rolls through the neighborhood, letting us forget about it entirely. Despite the heavy reek of rot emitting from the tied black bags, and once we break them open and observe the items it surprisingly reveals our personalities and certain lifestyles. 

The work of Kavan Cardoza

Photography // Monday, July 14, 2014
Violent. Rhapsodic. Impassioned. Aggressive. These are some of the terms that have been used to describe the self-portraits of photographer Kavan Cardoza aka "Kavan The Kid". With an aesthetic imbued with emotion and self-examination, The Kid contrasts low-key lighting with bold, lurid colors that elicit visceral, personal reactions consciously and subconsciously. 

Modern Witchcraft

Photography // Monday, July 14, 2014
While traveling through Europe, Belgian photographer Alice Smeets created a series of work that captures the modern practices of Wicca and Druidism. Both of these religions often believe in the energy that surrounds us, witchcraft, and magic. Smeets photographed witchcraft workshops and neopagan rituals at locations such as Stonehenge and documented the religious artifacts that these practicing subjects use. 

Charlie Engman

Photography // Monday, July 14, 2014
You may know Charlie Engman for his ongoing series of nude portraits of his mother, his Urban Outfitters look books, or perhaps for his delightfully color-rich fashion photography. Engman’s illusions morph together what is two-dimensional and three-dimensional, and demand a double take from viewers who may notice an extra layer or limb. 

Glamour Shots for Goats

Photography // Saturday, July 12, 2014
Having recently graduate from the Masters program at Rhode Island School of Design, Brooklyn based photographer Rob MacInnis’s series “Farm Family” combines studio lighting with the animals that we mainly look to for food. 

Us Humans: On the Streets

Photography // Friday, July 11, 2014
Art director and world traveler Manuel Caminero is also a photographer who has been capturing the images of the streets of America. In his series “Us Humans,” Caminero shows us the more intimate side of those that occupy the streets that he portrayed. 

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