I’ve always been a sucker for propaganda posters from China, especially those from the 1970s and 80s, and so it was easy to fall in love with the work of Quentin Shih, a self-taught photographer and film maker born in Tianjin, China but who now spends his time between Beijing and New York. His amazing photos have appeared in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Esquire.
It must be summer. I’m obsessed with images of water, the beach, sand and good times. The beer weather is here and it’s at times like this I am just so Thankful to live in Australia. Mark Tipple is another Australian whose work has captured our attention of late. This Sydney based photographer’s amazing underwater series personifies our wonderful beaches in the summer. Love it!
Jellyfish are cool. They are amazingly diverse and when floating in their watery world they are creatures of graceful beauty. Alexander Semenov, who is the Head of the Scientific Divers team White Sea Biological Station in Russia has been capturing these amazing animals as well as other sea beauties through his camera lens for a while and has produced a number of gorgeous photographic series. You can see more of his amazing work here
Ok this is just too cute! These amazing doggy portraits are from photographer Daniel Sadlowski. Based in Duisburg, Germany he has perfected his craft while working s a web designer by day!
In his latest series, War Games, photographer Leo Caillard asks what will happen to all the tanks, submarines, jet figthers and battleships if we have no need of them? Dropped like yesterdays trash between buildings? Used as elevators? Dumped unceremoniously in the desert? This amazing set of imagery hints at what may come…
Who doesn’t love to look at interesting faces, people with character, beauty and personality? Gosh do we ever! That’s why this book caught our eye. Portraits by Uli Weber. Amazing! Plus you can buy it online and have it shipped to your house. How good is that!
Portraits is distributed by Thames and Hudson in Europe and Rizzoli in USA and is available from www.amazon.co.uk/Portraits
How amazing is the collection of photography from Michael Shindler? Created on tin plates in true to form old school style, his images have a depth and character that would take ours of post on a digitally captured image. On his website he explains how the images are captured, and it’s worth delving into just for the sheer amazing fact that this now ancient process is still creating beautiful photos.
Happy Friday!! Sorry we’ve been a bit quiet of late – we’re working on Issue 9 of Nothing to Nobody so have been bunkered down in pixel land. Anyway – we’re back with the amazing photography of Tadao Cern. Who would have thought that sticking models and other people in front of a giant air-blower would create such amazing images! More can be found on his Facebook page www.facebook.com/tadaocern or check out his other works on his website.
This Wednesday, one of our all time favourite photographers, Nicole Reed is throwing up an amazing solo exhibition of images shot in between assignments in New York. 6 June at Vic Bar, Richmond. 7pm. Be there!
The Steampunk-esque and Elizabethan photography of Kate O’Brien is simply stunning. An emerging photographer from Brisbane, Australia she combines a love of history with a sharp eye for vintage and historic goodness to create, as she says on her website, ‘a visual journey through time’. Love it!