When one looks at the recent images of British photographer Ben Toms, you will find praying mantises and bonsai trees. Just his mere fascination for the weird, uncanny, and surreal. However, these scenes are all found in real life.
The photographs are shot across the world -- from Sri Lanka, Kyoto, New Orleans -- all sharing the uncanny and offbeat mood: a duck-shaped building, a curling snake around a sink, a group of tourists on safari with their heads and faces colorfully covered, a latex-wearing model posing in a suburban street, a masked muscle man. Almost everything found in Toms' "Untitled" play along with the idea of camouflage and protection.
Each photograph is accompanied by snippets of stories and backgrounds for narrative and intriguing factual context.
A new center for British photography will open in Bristol, recognizing the photographer Martin Parr and his legacy and significance to photography with selected works from of contemporary artists from the British Isles.
Italian photographer Chiara Dondi lives and breathes as an artist of the old world. Intending to provide a sort of vintage charm and mystique into her photographs, her visual language remains in touch with reality with her contemporary female muses. Allow her to welcome you into her world.
Contemporary photographer Gregory Crewdson is known for his dramatic and cinematic approach in photography, featuring often surrealistic, disturbing events set like tableaux using familiar techniques in filmmaking,
Very often you will see kids today with their noses touching the screen of a tablet. While this may all develop children's fascination and curiosity, as a parent, you actually lose quality time with them. It's the holidays and it's the perfect time to share your love for analogue photography.
British documentary photographer Giles Duley is a contemporary pioneer of humanitarian photography. Known for capturing the consequence of conflict and war, he tries to make the world a little bit better, even at his own expense.
British documentary photographer and color photography pioneer Martin Parr opened his own foundation in Bristol earlier this year, and with this short interview, he recollects his life and works with photography throughout the years.
In this summertime showcase, photographer Jesse Burke shares his latest adventures with his daughters, the inspiration behind his ongoing work "Wild and Precious". Working with instant cameras and the Neptune lens, sharing why these worked in his quest and fascination with nature.
Recognized as one of the most eminent British photographers part of the "Thatcher Years", Brian Griffin was known for his music photography that iconized in pop music history. Visuals from album covers, single sleeves, posters and such
Collage has been around since the invention of paper in China, and it has evolved throughout history. The earliest and most familiar point is when Surrealists and Dadaists began adapting the technique in photography. Here, we have today's trends on contemporary collage.
In Japanese aesthetics, the "floating world" refers to the vague world of beauty and transient feelings found in a picture. Such is with the photography of Sarolta Gyoker, whose images seem to be all too surreal to be ever found in gritty reality.
Photography vlogger Ted Forbes from "Art of Photography" starts 2018 with his top 7 monographs for every photographer to take inspiration from. The books range from old, iconic photographers,, famous contemporary photographers to new, non-famous shooters.