Insanely Realistic Photos With Miniature Models

Photography // Friday, February 06, 2015
Conceived as an exercise in model making and photography, Michael Paul Smith’s “Elgin Park” soon became a passion project where Smith recreated a fictional town based on his own nostalgic memories from his hometown. Through the use of 1/24th-scale model recreations, Smith photographs scenes of everyday life in his created town taking place from the 1920’s to the mid 1960’s. 

Book Of Mormon Missionary Positions

Erotica // Friday, February 06, 2015
Protesting absurd rules and useless definitions with photography can be fun. The Book Of Mormon Missionary Position, a pictorial series by Neil Dacosta, is not only fun but perhaps the best way to protest.

Sarah Bahbah Photo Series "Sex and Takeout"

Erotica // Friday, February 06, 2015
Food and sex? Yes please! Sarah Bahbah knows what’s up. Her new series, Sex and Takeout, is exactly that. Awesome.

Wonderland: Sarah Anne Johnson @ CAM Raleigh, North Carolina

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 05, 2015
On February 6, the Contemporary Art Museum in Raleigh, North Carolina opens a mid career retrospective for renowned Winnipeg based artist Sarah Anne Johnson. Steven Matijcio curated together five of Johnson’s major bodies of work from the last twelve years. Matijcio, who was formerly at SECCA in Winston-Salem, had previously worked with Johnson in her inaugural museum show in Canada back in 2006.

Documenting Detroit’s Abandoned Cars

Photography // Thursday, February 05, 2015
In the wake of recent bankruptcy, photojournalist Joshua Lott set out to photograph the abundance of abandoned cars scattered across the city’s landscapes. The Detroit-based photographer used these automobiles as metaphors for the Motor City’s decline and it’s current economy.

A Skateboarding Light Painted Skeleton

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 05, 2015
We've shown you Darius Twin's light painting photography and videos before but now he's back with a skateboarding skeleton. "You're never too old to skateboard."

The Photography of Dom Sebastian

Photography // Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Dom Sebastian is a 20 year old London based photographer, graphic artist and fashion designer who gained internet notoriety with his net art influenced fashion line Jurassic Marble, which contained fabrics printed with some of his photographic works.

Clay Patrick McBride @ Foley Gallery, NY

Photography // Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Until February 22, black and white photographs by Clay Patrick McBride will be on display at the Foley Gallery in New York as part of the gallery’s storefront window curatorial series. The installation titled “Third Rail” is comprised of 35mm photographs taken by McBride in the NYC subway. 

Photographing Nudes with Sam Haskins

Erotica // Wednesday, February 04, 2015
South African photographer Sam Haskins, who passed away in 2009, left behind a defining legacy as a key player in mainstream 20th century photography and the sexual liberation of the 1960s. Some of his most notable and influential work was seen in a 1962 book called Five Girls, a study in black and white of the nude female form, and a 1965 book Cowboy Kate which was an adventures photo essay of a model, her hat, and the Wild West. Both captured "the era's sexual freedom and independence," launching his career as a commercial and fashion photographer.

How to Stick Out Like a Severed Thumb

Design // Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Justin Poulsen knows how to make sure his promotional materials get noticed. For his 2015 mailing, the Toronto-based photographer included an incredibly realistic and painfully (in a good way) literal interpretation of a thumb drive. Using silicon, the artist created a series of severed fingers, each handcrafted and painted. Kudos Justin, kudos.