"My God" by Qiu Minye

Photography // Tuesday, February 17, 2015
In his series My God, Chinese photographer Qiu Minye manipulates time and light to create ethereal and luminous photographs. By tracing just the outlines of human figures, animals and geometric forms, Minye creates beautifully mystifying illusions of 3-dimensional space within his blue and purple toned compositions.

Pratt Photography Lectures - Jackie Nickerson

Photography // Tuesday, February 17, 2015
In part of the ongoing Pratt Photography Lectures series, photographer Jackie Nickerson will be speaking this Wednesday, February 16, 2014 and is open free to the public. Nickerson’s work has explored political and cultural subjects from the Catholic Church to global food production.

"Tuck" by Ryan Florig

Photography // Monday, February 16, 2015
Ryan Florig is a 29 year old self taught photographer and videographer living in Washington, DC. In an attempt to shift the general public's perspective on his hometown, Florig captured intimate moments in the city's underground drag queen scene. Shot in black and white, Tuck is raw and timeless; it's glamorous, and a little sleazy.

Sergei Polunin, "Take Me to Church" by Hozier, Directed by David LaChapelle

Photography // Monday, February 16, 2015
Hozier’s song "Take Me to Church" featuring the renowned British Royal Ballet dancer, Sergei Polunin. A principal dancer with The Stanislavsky Music Theatre, The Novosibirsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre in Russia, the 25-year old Polunin is incredibly gifted and captivating to watch. The dancer appears to defy gravity at times as he leaps and spins in what looks to be an abandoned church with natural light radiating in.

L.A.'s Skid Row fashion shoot by Géraldine Freyeisen

Photography // Sunday, February 15, 2015
Géraldine Freyeisen moved from Paris to Los Angeles a few years back and as a result of her two habits of walking (exposed her to the large amount of people living in the streets) and smoking (a reason to start a conversation), the photographer began to document the occupants of downtown’s Skid Row. 

Iain McKell's "Sub Culture" book

Photography // Saturday, February 14, 2015
Wild Life Press have recently made their archived copies of Sub Culture by Lain Mckell available for the first time in thirty six years. Limited to just 150, Iain McKells revered Sub Culture book focuses on the UK’s 2 Tone movement during the years 1978/79. 

"Spirit Stories" by Jessica Hines

Photography // Friday, February 13, 2015
“Lured by the mystery of what lies beneath the water of a swamp, I became transfixed by the bright rainbow colors that appear every January on the water’s surface,” says photographer Jessica Hines when describing the inspiration behind her series Spirit Stories. 

"Tranquility" by Heikki Kaski

Photography // Friday, February 13, 2015
Tranquility is a series of images shot in a small California town of the same name by photographer Heikki Kaski. The images were compiled along with pieces of Kaski's writing in a book published by Lecturis. A rich collection of both black and white and color images, Tranquility documents the town's odd spirit. 

Young Guns

Photography // Friday, February 13, 2015
In her series “Young Guns”, photographer Caroll Taveras documented the young participants in the Cowboy Fast Draw Competition in Denver, Colorado. Though they are all competing in the same competition, each child seems to have their own cowboy persona. 

Nadia Lee Cohen's Erotic Retro Daydream

Erotica // Friday, February 13, 2015
Although only 22 years old and still in her final year at the London College of Fashion, fashion photographer and "ugly-pretty" connaisseur Nadia Lee Cohen has nonetheless already received numerous noteworthy accolades for her highly stylized, retro-saturated images inspired by the darker side of 1960's Americana. Cohen builds her own sets on a shoestring student budget, which is a testament to her skill as her photoshoots never fail to look beautifully polished and conceptually compelling.

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