The Experimental Photographs of Bagrad Badalian

Photography // Friday, June 19, 2015
Bagrad Badalian uses several different experimental photographic techniques such as long exposures and various light sources to create these stunningly obscured images. His photographs are extraordinarily vivid, energetic, and surreal.

Artful Nudes by Fashion Photog Julien Vallon

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 19, 2015
Pre-Conscience/Conscience, or PCS/CS for short, is an experimental art series by fashion photographer Julien Vallon who has clients such as Kanye West, Vogue, L’Officiel Brasil and Adidas. This artful nude series is “a long reflection on subconscious movement.” Julien explains: “During several hours, according to Jung’s precepts, I try to open the inside world of my models to reveal their true identity through their own movement, until each impulse becomes natural.”

Marc Simon Frei and His Tesla Sparks

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 19, 2015
By arcing objects to a Tesla coil, an electrical resonant transformer circuit invented by Nikola Tesla around 1891, used to produce high-voltage, low-current, high frequency alternating-current electricity, photographer Marc Simon Frei created mini lightning storms. These are really smart and fun and we look forward to seeing more from this photographer.

Greetings from Mars by Julien Mauve

Photography // Thursday, June 18, 2015
Greetings from Mars, a series by Paris-based photographer Julien Mauve, imagines a scenario of two typical tourists visiting the surface of Mars. Exploring way people behave in national parks and in front of natural landmarks, Mauve found landscapes that mimic the arid climate of the red planet to place his subjects in. 

Liz Hickok's Groundwater Series

Photography // Thursday, June 18, 2015
Liz Hickok's latest series, Ground Waters, is created by flooding miniature scenes of urban decay with liquid crystal solutions. The solutions crystallize on the structures, creating an etherial scene that defies typical proportions. 

Aperture: Photographs

Photography // Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Aperture: Photographs is an exhibition that tells the story of Aperture, through a display of photographs from its print and fundraising programs, from over fifty years. 

The work of Francesca Jane Allen

Photography // Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Francesca Jane Allen is a London-based photographer who takes pictures of girls, a whole lot of girls, young and attractive, but the occasional guy will make an appearance in her images. Her photographs are produced on film, un-retouched, naturally lit and sincerely candid. Her main muse is her sister, who appears in many of her photos and the rest are predominately her close friends. 

Tomohide Ikeya's Underwater Portrait Series, Breath

Photography // Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Tomohide Ikeya just released a photography book of his recent exhibition and series, Breath. It's composed of underwater portraits, people struggling or embracing underwater. 

Osamu Yokonami’s "1000 Children"

Photography // Tuesday, June 16, 2015
In his series 1000 Children, photographer Osamu Yokonami photographed various children consistently with the same clothing and in a studio setting. The children all are photographed with a fruit placed in between their necks and shoulders. Yokonami began this series in Thailand while shooting for a children’s magazine. 1000 children, was originally started with 100 children but he felt it was too small and expanded it to 1000.

David Benjamin Sherry's "Earth Changes" available through Morel Books

Photography // Tuesday, June 16, 2015
David Benjamin Sherry’s new book Earth Changes is now available through Moral Books and just the cover with the spiral comb-binding alreadylook impressive. Sherry’s approach to the medium challenges categorical ideologies and the question of photographic truth. It could be argued that no photograph can be completely detached or objective, but the distinction concerning a photographer’s intent seems to divide directives: aesthetic or objective.