I was looking at a documentary recently about jails in the US and the gangs that rule inside. One group was the Latino crew. So I went online looking for more info and photos and stumbled upon this series of portraits of former LA gang members. The photographer Adam Amengual shot the series for Homeboy Industries, a non-profit organisation in LA helping these former gang members establish a new life.
Taking a look in other people houses is something we all like to do, especially when those people are famous, well-known or just plain interesting to known. Todd Selby — aka The Selby — takes creative portraits of famous people by photograping them in their home or working place. It’s so interesting to see how the minds of these people reflect on their surroundings or vice versa.
Korehira Watanabe is one of the last 30 ancient sword makers left in Japan. It’s a trade he’s been trying to master for the past 40 years and it’s only in the last five years that he says he’s been succeeding in capturing the craftmanship of the late Koto period (794 – 1333).
Amazing. This woman is a true master in her discipline! When I viewed her latest collection, I was stunned. The fashion world is proclaiming her as the next Alexander McQueen. See for yourself.
They’re back! No, no, it’s not that they stopped making clothing, but they forgot a crucial element of what makes Benetton the brand Benetton. After the separation with the world famous photograper Oliviero Toscani, Benetton went into a dull brand only, having happy people jumping around in colourful clothing. Well, it took them ten years [...]