Creative Photography by Nakazawa & Manaka

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 16, 2012
The art duo of Takayuki Nakazawa and Hiroshi Manaka has come to solidify a departure away from digitally manipulated photography. Using props and other elements, they’ve developed a vivid, moving series of still images showcasing life in gravity defying explosions.

The Photography of Maciek Jasik (NSFW)

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 15, 2012
We have been in a bit of a psychedelic mood on the site in recent days, and when we came across the work of Polish-born, Brooklyn-based photographer Maciek Jasik this morning, we knew we found something that definitely hit us right in the heart. Beautiful portrait compositions, with a sense of mystery behind a rainbow haze.

Le Corbusier and the Power of Photography

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Whether you are consciously familiar with Le Corbusier or not, you have surely seen something he has designed or influenced. Whether it is an architectural drawings on the gallery walls of the MoMA or a magnificently designed building itself, Le Corbusier's output is easily recognizable and undeniably beautiful, and it is no wonder that his work has been rigorously catalogued.

A Lazy Afternoon Shot by Tamara Lichtenstein

Erotica // Tuesday, November 13, 2012
In this shot by one of our new favorites, Tamara Lichtenstein, two beauties lounge topless while showing off their candy-colored hair. Twenty-two year old Tamara is inspired by fashion, femininity and youth. She is based in Houston, Texas.

"Regina Hair" by Sonia & Mark Whitesnow

Erotica // Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The subject of this photoseries by Sonia and Mark Whitesnow looks something like a sexy Cousin It. Stark and minimal, the photos play off of which parts of the body are concealed and which ones by contrast seem even more revealed. The Whitesnows live and work in Russia. Self-proclaimed 'multifaceted artists', they use 'natural materials as well as modern technologies.'

David Del Pilar Potes of Hamburger Eyes @ Family Bookstore, LA

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 08, 2012
If you are in Los Angeles tonight, we think you should check out David Del Pilar Potes, one of the founders of San Francisco's famed photography journal, photo-zine press, and studio Hamburger Eyes, will have a book release and exhibition open at Family Bookstore. The History of the Dodo is "a narrative about evolution & extinction, and how we are all gonna die."

Thomas Campbell Book Release & Exhibition @ Mollusk Surf Shop, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 08, 2012
This Friday, November 9, Thomas Campbell will be having both a signing/release and exhibition surrounding his new surf photography book, Slide Your Brains Out, at Mollusk Surf Shop in San Francisco. Tommy Guerrero and Ray Barbee will be playing live, the book looks amazing as it features Campbell's surf shots from 1997—2012, and Mollusk is an SF staple. Go. 

Dale May's 'Tattooed' Portraits

Tattoo // Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Brooklyn-based Dale May is a celebrity and music photographer who is best known for his campy compositions and stylized, hyper-finished aesthetic. His series of "tattooed" children, pin-ups, and chefs--which at first seem almost like bizarre documentary images--are both hilarious and really fun to look at.

An Aerial Before and After Hurricane Sandy

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 05, 2012
These aerial views of coast side communities before and after Hurricane Sandy roared across the East Coast offer impressive details of the power of the storm. Boats were moved from harbors into neighborhood streets, piers were demolished, roofs ripped off, and sand was pushed into and over blocks and blocks of homes.

High Fashion Bondage

Erotica // Friday, November 02, 2012
Codie Young as shot in the 'Secretary ' series for Schon #19 by Billy Nava, October 2012. 'After many years of experience working at the highest level of fashion photography and advertising, photographers Edoardo De Ruggiero and Salim Langatta have decided to collaborate and combine their vision under the name of Billy Nava. Billy Nava is dedicated to creating images for the visual industry using various forms of mediums.'

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