The majority of the vintage photos we see of people are usually associated with the feeling of innocence. Artist David Lyle re-imagines vintage and vernacular photographs from 1950s and 60s America by adding a twist of dark humor into them in his new series of work, Misbehaving. The crucial element is that each image goes through a thorough reductive painting process, rendered using only black and white paint and turpentine. Inspired by vintage photographs, he infuses cultural references that are both iconic and familiar, making us ask ourselves: ‘Were we really so good back then?’ and if not, ‘Are we really so bad now?’
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This heart-warming video is part of the Canon Shine movement, where Canon are aiming to bring back the power of the photograph - encouraging people to submit a photograph and use their lens to change the world.
In this clip, Australian cricket legend and founder of the Waugh Foundation, Steve Waugh, chooses Daniel as his subject - a 19 year old man who has spinal muscular atrophy. His robotic arms allows him to do simple things like pet his dog and comb his hair.
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