Look closely: these are not flocks of birds, they are flocks of plastic bags

Lost At E Minor Contributor

By Lost At E Minor in New Photography on Saturday 31 May 2014

This starling set of ‘photos’ by French photographer Alain Delorme were painstakingly composed from stills of plastic bags that he duplicated multiple times to achieve the result of mimicking a flock of birds gracefully souring through the sky. As he told Wired Magazine: ‘I have always found plastic bags across my path, no matter where I travelled in the world. This plastic bag could be anywhere – even hanging on a tree. I thought that it had to fly to land there.

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Matt Molloy’s stunning smeared sky photographs

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Photography on Friday 19 April 2013

Photographer Matt Molloy creates these incredible time-lapse images of the Canadian sky. Each image in his series is composed of 100 to 200 individual photographs, which creates the “smeared sky” effect. Molloy’s photographs are vibrant and surreal, taking sky photography to a whole new level.

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More Than Human: animal photography by Tim Flach

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Photography on Tuesday 19 February 2013

Tim Flach’s latest book of animal portraits highlights the unique way animals portray emotion. Entitled “More Than Human”, Flach’s photographs show the stunning similarities between the mannerisms of animals and humans. This beautiful series is touching and sobering at the same time.

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50 best nature photographs

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Photography on Friday 25 January 2013

Photographers from around the world have captured this collection of some of the most amazing nature photographs we’ve ever seen. These photographs were exhibited at The Nature World gallery in 2011, but luckily they’re right here on the internet so you can still enjoy them.

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Photos of high-altitude cloud snaps

The Flying Dutchman Reader Find

By The Flying Dutchman in New Photography on Thursday 13 December 2012

Crisp, atmospheric, and infinitely less tacky than your average desktop background, these stills, taken from the open door of a high-flying aircraft, have a sense of suspended drama worthy of an Ansel Adams image. The craft is indeed alive and well, and often miles above the surface of the earth.

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Karen Glaser’s photos of sharks and rays

Joshua Izenberg Reader Find

By Joshua Izenberg in New Photography on Friday 28 October 2011

I already mentioned how much I like black and white nature photography in a post about Jeff Brown. Well, here’s Karen Glaser, with some more work depicting the underwater world of sharks and rays with beautiful, dark film grain. Old school look for old school lifeforms.

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Black and white polaroids by Sean McFarland

Robert Minervini Reader Find

By Robert Minervini in New Photography on Tuesday 25 October 2011

Sean McFarland’s recent exhibit at Baer Ridgway Gallery presented a hauntingly beautiful series of photographs of nature at its most sublime and majestic.

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