DIY Camera Rig Captures Close-ups of Snowflakes

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Using a board, screws, some tape, a piece of glass and an old lens from a Russian camera, photographer Alexey Kljatov created an inexpensive DIY camera rig to capture beautiful close-ups of snow flakes!  

Light Paintings by Janne Parviainen

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 18, 2013
Janne Parviainen is a Finish artist who creates traditional light paintings without any digital manipulation. Using colored strobes, flash lights, and other light sources, Janne creates beautiful long-exposure paintings of skeletons and ghostly "light creatures."

JR’s largest mural yet on the National Library of France

Street Art // Sunday, November 17, 2013
Continuing his ongoing international Inside Out Project, French photographer, JR, created a mural for the façade of The National Library of France, which is now his largest printed piece installed yet.

The Photography of Robert Doisneau

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 15, 2013
We thought we'd take a look through the work of one of our favorite photographers this morning, Robert Doisneau. Together with Henri Cartier-Bresson, Doisneau was a pioneer of photojournalism and one of France's best known photographers. Known for his modest, playful, ironic images, and juxtapositions (ha!), he has left behind an almost overwhelmingly extensive and broad legacy of images that continue to inspire us every time we revisit them.

Mark Rubenstein's "Gone By Dawn"

Erotica // Thursday, November 14, 2013
A little voyeuristic look in the world of Mark Rubenstein, who has been working on this series, "Gone By Dawn" for the past 13 years. Now the collection is a book that is available at Colette in Paris, in an edition of 100, signed and numbered. In the meantime, we are enjoying the hazy view... 

Dennis Hopper's "The Lost Album" @ Royal Academy, London

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 14, 2013
"The Lost Album," a series of photographs first seen last year in Berlin, will be opening at London's Royal Academy next summer. An exhibition of over 400 photographs that were only discovered after his death in 2010, the series features portraits of iconic artists and actors from Rauschenberg and Warhol to Paul Newman. 

Photographs of Abandoned Toy Factories

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 14, 2013
Who doesn't like photographs of old, abandoned factories and what's creepier than decaying children's dolls and boxes of plastic limbs? This collection of photos features various abandoned toy and doll factories from around the world. Get your fill of disembodied doll heads and decaying buildings after the jump...

Humans Of New York, The Book

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 14, 2013
Creating a phenomenon may seem impossible these days, but for Brandon Stanton it just happened, like a beautiful necessary accident. After growing and nurturing a large and devoted fan base as a Facebook page, Stanton expanded to Tumblr, provoking David Karp, the founder of Tumblr, to call HONY his favorite Tumblr blog.

Behind the Scenes of Dali & Halsman's "In Voluptas Mors"

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 11, 2013
We are very entertained by this series of behind-the-scenes photos from the shooting of Philippe Halsman and Salvador Dali's famous "In Voluptas Mors" (Voluptuous Death) photo. Depicting Dali posing beside a skull made of seven nude female models, Dali and Halsman took three hours to arrange the models according to a sketch by Dali.

Creepy Photos of Monkeys Wearing Doll Masks

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 08, 2013
Finnish photographer and visual artist Perttu Saksa's series "A Kind of You" features a chained up monkey wearing scummy dirty clothes and creepy doll masks. Taken in Indonesia, Perttu found trained performance monkeys to be his subjects and photographed them in a way we feel questions the cruelty and immorality involved with the tradition.

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