Bold photographer documents 789 nights worth of bedmates

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Monday 30 June 2014

How many people have shared your bed in the last 789 days? Even if you can remember all of them or there aren’t many to remember, chances are you didn’t document the whole lot of them tumbling, sleeping, smoking and rolling all over your bed. That is exactly what Dutch photographer Katy Strange did do, however, producing a series which she imaginatively dubbed ‘789’.

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Noir superhero illustrations by Marko Manev

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Illustration on Wednesday 20 November 2013

Illustrator Marko Manev’s Noir superhero series gives a fresh twist to these classic comic book characters. Portrayed as silhouetted beacons in a world of brooding darkness, these iconic heroes seem even more heroic set in black and white. Villains, beware.

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Fun black-and-white character illustrations

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Illustration on Thursday 14 November 2013

Portugal-based illustrator Tomba Lobos does these ridiculously cool black and white character drawings that are both grotesque and irresistibly cute. We are in love with the illustration of the poor bloke surrounded by stethoscope-wielding hairy critters that comes with the caption: ‘Oh great, I forgot to pack an apple in my lunch and now there’s […]

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Photographer documents his late wife’s brave fight against breast cancer

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Saturday 26 October 2013

This photo series tells the bitter-sweet story of one couple’s daily battle against breast cancer and the love that held them together. After the passing of his brave wife Jen, photographer Angelo Merendino could think of no other way to honour her memory then to tell others her story through his photos.

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Vintage photos of 1940s-50s Mexico by the late Juan Rulfo

Gem Contributor

By Gem in New Photography on Tuesday 24 September 2013

The late Juan Rulfo (1917-1986) is known as one of Latin America’s literary greats. But not many people are aware that he was also a photographer, whose 6×6 film work of difference places in his homeland in the 1940s and 1950s gives us a glimpse of the Mexico of a bygone era.

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Only in England: vintage photos by Tony Ray-Jones

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Monday 23 September 2013

These black and white photos capture the true English spirit. Half of them leave us scratching our heads in confusion, but that’s the beauty of it all. The series is called Only in England after all. Thanks to the British documentary photographer Tony Ray-Jones we can get a insiders view of the quirky, strange, seedy, humorous, every-day […]

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Famous black and white photos in full colour

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Friday 6 September 2013

These incredible historic events never really hit home for me as real life until I saw them in colour. It’s so easy to think that black and white photos come from an alien world. Thanks to the subreddit niche r/ColorizedHistory, we can view historic event in full color. Here’s just a few that caught my fancy. […]

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Sisters photographed every year for 36 years

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Thursday 5 September 2013

This photo series is incredibly interesting and a little scary. It all started when  Nicolas Nixon decided to photograph his wife and her three sisters back in 1975. The shot was so good that the four sisters decided to make a tradition of it and posed in exactly the same position on a yearly basis for the next 36 years.

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Detailed animal drawings by Tim Jeffs

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Illustration on Wednesday 4 September 2013

Tim Jeffs’ incredibly detailed ink drawings give us another reason to marvel at the beauty of nature. His series of black and white animal illustrations captures the form of these creatures in an almost hyperrealistic way. For such detailed drawings, his compositions are refreshingly simple and balanced

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Amazingly detailed tintype portraits

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Tuesday 27 August 2013

Michael Shindler in San Francisco has to date welcomed more than 3,500 people who walk into his tintype portrait studio to pose for portraits. He prepares each tintype plate by hand for a single exposure, processes the tintype immediately, and gives his subjects the only copy of their portraits. They possess an unbeatable timeless quality […]

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Surreal photography by Oleksandr Hnatenko

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Tuesday 27 August 2013

Austrian photographer Oleksandr Hnatenko got his first camera when he was eight and wanted to take photos at his uncle’s wedding. After taking the pictures, he realized he didn’t load any film in the camera. Now that he’s older and wiser, he has a keen eye for what he dubs ‘photography, and other surreal and […]

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Early 20th century photographs of circus performers

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Tuesday 27 August 2013

Tightrope walkers. Sad clowns. Strongwomen with bulging biceps. Acrobats. And yes, even a diving horse. These may be black and white photographs, but there’s no denying that circuses in the early 20th century were a colorful affair.

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Ethereal underwater photos by Wayne Levin

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Monday 26 August 2013

At the young age of twelve, Wayne Levin knew he would become a photographer. The Brownie camera, a gift from his father, fit perfectly into his eager hands. The years passed and Levin began to travel around the world. Between living in Hawaii and spending time on a ship during Navy service, he became close friends with the ocean.

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Just Dali skipping rope, that’s all

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Friday 23 August 2013

What’s priceless? A picture fresh from the 60s, snapped by Francesc Català Roca, of our favorite surrealist artist Salvador Dali doing the darnest of things, skipping rope, that’s what.

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In Florida, hundreds compete in Ernest Hemingway lookalike contest

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Events on Friday 2 August 2013

Wow, what is this? Apparently a fierce competition takes place every year in July at Key West, Florida, with bearded blokes fighting to see who most resembles iconic novelist Ernest Hemingway. The always awesome Henry Hargreaves — whom you know we’ve been a fan of and keeping hot tabs on — documented this year’s contest with a series of portrait shots that show some of this year’s contestants. Must say that Papa Hemingway does have some pretty convincing doppelgangers out there.

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