Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 12, 2013
One of our favorite sites, 50watts, has compiled a wonderful collection of Photochromes they found in the Beineke Rare Book library. Photochrome is a photographic technique that was popular between 1890 and 1910 with prints being turned into postcards. The process involved pressing half-tone negatives against special litho stones and retouching the tonal scales of colors to strengthen or soften them.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 11, 2013
We don't know much about the artists Francisco Infante-Arana & Nonna Gorunova, or about these photos. Using mirrored sculptures to interupt the landscapes, the duo, part of a collective of premier Russian avant-garde artists known as the Movement Group.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Italian photographer Dario Mitidieri has traveled the world documenting festivals, celebrations, disasters, tragedies, and horrors. His photographs are just as haunting, beautiful, and moving as the events and people he captures in them.
Erotica // Monday, September 09, 2013
Based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Josiah Marroquin is a filmmaker, graphic designer, and photographer with a signature style that combines beauty and quirk, his photographs teetering on the edge of the weird yet nonetheless replete with fashion savvy and a keen eye for gorgeous women, whether bedecked in jewels, earthy paint, or even nothing at all.
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 09, 2013
Brighton-based photographer Joseph Ford had a collection of aerial images he had shot while on the road (air?) for advertising jobs. He shoed them to the art director and stylists at Paris street wear magazine, WAD and the three of them managed to come up with the perfect combinations of lighting, fabric, and color to match respective photographs.
Graffiti // Thursday, September 05, 2013
The Saturday, September 7th, 2013, Art Primo SF will host a new show featuring the photography of Walter Yetman entitled “Tunnel Vision: The Graffiti Tunnels of Eastbay.” The work displayed will explore the grimy world of underground tunnels and water runoffs in the East Bay of California. The show runs from Sept 7th - Sept 29, 2013.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 05, 2013
Boogie, one of the world's leading contemporary photographers documenting street life, just completed a series of photos in Bangkok, Thailand. As always, the documentation is beautiful, gritty, and illuminating.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Not quite sure why everytime we see a group of people in dark clothing and masks we immediately think Eyes Wide Shut, and the fantastic, mass-oriented, fine art photography of Claudia Rogge does just that to us. The German photographer shoot individual subjects, and then digitally arranges them to create a sense of mass participation and performance.
Erotica // Monday, September 02, 2013
Based in LA, Larsen Sotelo is a self-taught fashion and portrait photographer with a penchant for candid shots of scantily-clad women in everyday situations. Sotelo is adept at capturing the sexual magnetism of his subjects, presenting them in stripped-down moments that reveal their full erotic power and feminine charisma.
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 02, 2013
Singapore-based photographer Fong Qi Wei shoots various landscapes over a 2 to 3 hour period from the same spot and then collages the images in layers, exploring the passage of time. "The basic structure of a landscape is present in every piece. But each panel or concentric layer shows a different slice of time, which is related to the adjacent panel/layer."