Alex Ogle, a Hong Kong-based photographer with AFP, has put together this spellbinding gallery of pictures he took of life in Honkers over the course of a year. The images are rich in character, and carry the viewer through the claustrophobic streets and up high into the hills and rooftops.
Based out of Toronto, Canada, Sarika Sehgal is a fine art and travel photographer. In her latest series, Travelers and Magicians, the world’s her stage and subjects pulse to life under the limelight of a dancing night sky, a reoccurring image in the series and created from the formation of tiny bubbles inside a small aquarium and dropping liquid crème into water.
This is Earth, looking decidedly un-Earth-like. Travel photographer Timothy Allen’s Forget Your Past series has him shooing a huge snow storm off his back in Bulgaria to get these amazing desolate and pilgrimage-like images of the Buzludha Monument, an architectural relic of the country’s communist past designed by architect Guéorguy Stoilov. It looks like an abandoned spaceship.
Avid traveller Michael Hughes’ brilliant photography series has lasted a staggeringly impressive seven long years. And it doesn’t look like he will be running out of places to go anytime soon. Basically, Hughes snaps touristy shots wherever he goes, replacing tourist attractions or landmarks seamlessly with cheap souvenirs, postcards, or their objectified equivalent. The snaps are quite something.
Bart Pogoda is one of these people whose life is an inspiration for others. He quit his office job and traveled low cost around the world, telling the stories of people he met on the road. In the process, he learned to take pictures and become one of the leading photo-bloggers in Poland. His passion was such that soon he became one of the top professional photographers in the country.