Original or not, artist Cesar Santos’ series of paintings are a marvel on their own.
Hybrid is one word to describe artist *Cesar Santos* series of reimagined paintings. Instead of just mimicking the different styles of famous painters and altering various effects, Santos combines various paintings that surprisingly go well with each other.
Think Jackson Pollock’s signature drip style in his paintings and mix it with the Baroque era’s marvelous attention to the human physique – all these and more can be found in Santos’ paintings. It’s as if each brush stroke was done by the original painters themselves. Each painting harks back to the glory days of art with every piece.
The Cuban-American artist calls his series “Syncretism.” Each of Santos’ pieces merges the different techniques and unique styles of different artists and art eras. Not only do his “modern” paintings mix up the aesthetics, they also blend when it comes to context and visual representation. His work offers a view of what could have happened had these masters collaborated on different projects..
Santos would have made the original painters proud with his revamped masterpieces.
Not too long ago, if you will recall, we featured a series of photographs featuring classic album covers superimposed on their respective modern-day Google Street Views by The Guardian. Now, it appears that the folks at the British daily is at it again, with artist Halley Docherty making mash-ups of classic paintings depicting cities in Europe, North America, and Asia and their Google Street View screenshots!
Colorsplashing can do wonders to your image. It can alter the mood of your image, enhance colors, or introduce a totally new perspective! Advanced photography skills are not required here; all it takes is a Colorsplash Camera (or Flash) and your imagination. "Paint" your dog green, dye your friend's face with pink light ... the possibilities are endless! Here's a list of Colorsplashing techniques to try from daytime to nighttime.
This is what you call a perfect combination. And we’re not even talking about just the wonderful combination of the surreal and the beautiful in photographer couple Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison’s work. See more of their photos after the jump.
We’re into variety and since we know that creativity knows no bounds and that’s why we’re not surprised to see another unique take on classic paintings. See more of David Barton’s reimagined paintings of traditional artists after the jump.
If you're lacking in inspiration and are tired of the same journey into work each day fear not! With this simple filter technique you can inject a whole new burst of colour into your photographs. Read on for more information.
Artists usually leave an imprint of themselves on every creation - a signature theme or treatment, among others. In the case of young French photographer Julien Lallouette, this idea becomes figurative as he utilizes a concoction of his own bodily fluids as film soak for his series, "Silver Soaked."
This article is dedicated to the French street photographer Raymond Depardon and his wonderful series depicting people communicating with mobile phones from all over the world. For this tribute, I compiled my own series of photos of people using their mobile phones or tablets in the city of Como. Take a look!
The sun is shining and we are in the mood for some fun! If you're planning a trip to London this coming month, then why not book yourself for one of our special market workshops? We'll be heading off to Brick Lane, Portobello Rd and the Columbia Flower Market to shoot all the sights on film. If you’re visiting London and staying in a hostel, just present proof of your booking and get to join a workshop for free! Book your space now.
The New Lomography Petzval Lens is, without a doubt, a striking innovation that has impressed analogue and digital shooters alike. The Petzval works seamlessly with both platforms, producing exceptional and oftentimes dreamy, bokeh-rich images. There are, however, photographers who prefer to shoot analogue and are oblivious to the lure of digital imagery. Here are a few photographers who have chosen film as their go-to medium, and and the Petzval as their ally.
Fancy building a camera museum or, well, simply have hundreds of cameras at your disposal? You might want to take a look at this newest camera lot to show up on eBay, which includes 600 cameras by various makers and carries a "Buy It Now" price tag of $34,900.00.