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.
Szczecin-born photographer Slevin Aaron's visual poetry draws a metaphor between humans and flowers. Referring himself as an 'emotions' photographer, his semi-surrealistic art photography get in touch with realism. We talk to the photographer in this fascinating interview.
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.
Always have the right prime at the right time with the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System Deluxe Bundle! This package contains a Lens Base, four fantastic prime lenses - 15, 35, 50 and 80mm together with four filters to take your shots to the next level. This bundle is available for Nikon and Canon mounts!
Polish photographer Slevin Aaron's dreamy reality is one that consists of people with flowers growing on their heads, or spacemen lost in prairies. Enter his surreal and mystifying world through his photographic compositions.
Tom Olejnik runs a magazine called FIX that helps promote film photography. We were fascinated to hear more about his project so gave him a Sprocket Rocket to shoot with and asked him about his inspirational magazine.
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.
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
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.
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.