Javier Manzano won the ’2013, Photography Pulitzer Prize’ with this stunning photograph taken in the city of Alepe, Syria. The photographer captured an instant of assault melded with beauty. The wall drilled by bullets, diffuses a fascinating light, generating discomfort on the soldiers ready to give their souls to protect their rights.
Gilbert Yu, Hong Kong/China, Winner, Arts and Culture, Open Competition, 2013 Sony World Photography
The Award Winners have announced the winner for Open, Youth, 3D and National Award categories of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards. Over 55 00 photographers amateurs have submitted their entries for the sony Award. With photographers from as far apart as Chile to Vietnam, the winning images capture in a single shot a huge variety of subjects from the moment before a couple get married to the Mangystau night sky in Kazakhstan and the ‘Fung Shun’ fire dragon dance in Southern China, plus much more.
Elmar Akhmetov, Kazakhstan, Winner, Low Light, Open Competition, 2013 Sony World Photography Awards
Manny Fajutag, Philippines, Winner, Travel, Open Competition, 2013 Sony World Photography Awards
Artist photographer Sandra Vigliotti sent us the photographs of her latest series inspired by the night life. Atmosphere and time at which different people have no fear to express their difference. Sandra captures moment of intimacy and transforms them into poetry putting them on stage and giving them a second life.
The photographic editing immerses us into their nightlife.
New York photographer Leland Bobbé has captures the two sides of the city’s drag queens. The series called ‘Half-Drag’ shows shows the transformation process to become a drag queen.
Bobbé says: “Through the power of hair and makeup these men are able to completely transform themselves and find their female side while simultaneously showing their male side.”
These amazing photographs series were taken on lake in Siberia by French photographer Matthieu Paley.
Serko tells the true and incredible story of young Dimitry Peshkov’s staggering 9,000 kilometer ride across Russia in the winter of 1889-1890. His feat wend down in history as ‘the most astonishing equestrian achievement’ and ‘the longest horse ride of all time’. Basis for the book was the feature film ‘Serko’ by Joel Farges. Following Dimitry’s footsteps lead Matthieu from frozen Lake Baikal to encounters with reindeer and shamanistic rituals, which resulted in a 200-page book published by “Les Editions du Chêne”.
Russian Photographer Andrew Osokin has captures these beautiful images of perfect symmetry that we ca find in nature. Isn’t it amazing this regularity found in these ice structures. Check out the photograph!
Japanese photographer Tsuneaki Hiramatsu captured fireflies beauty in a whole new light, using time-lapse photography. The result – lush images that show patterns of light that looks more like celestial figures than arthropods. Fireflies use two chemicals – luciferase and luciferin. The former glows when combined with the latter, which is an enzyme that triggers light emission. Read More…
Photographer Adele Enersen creates these beautiful montages from photos of sleeping babies, imaginative journey through the irresistible dreamscapes of a newborn. A love letter to babies everywhere.
Adele Enersen says;
Mila’s Daydreams my maternity leave hobby. While my baby is taking her nap, I create scene around her and take quick snap photos.
I use only few minutes per picture, including creating idea, implementation and editing, ’cause I don’t want to disturb her sleeping and most of my time is for my family.
Paul Nicklen (Canada)/2012 Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The winners of the Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012 have been announced. In total 48,000 images were submitted from 98 different countries to a panel of judges, who then had the strenuous task of whittling these down to a final 100 for the exhibition. The coveted title of Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year was awarded to Paul Nicklen from Canada for his image of emperor penguins on a frozen area of the Ross Sea, Antarctica. An exhibition of winning photos is running at the Natural History Museum in London featuring 100 images.
Jasper Doest / Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012 Read More…
Markus Reugels, from Schweinfurt, Germany spend weeks snapping these incredible images of little droplet of water. The photographs captures iconic images within a single droplet of water.
This image of the globe from space looks uncannily true to life when pictured through a droplet of water. Photographer Markus Reugels spends hundreds of hours painstakingly composing these shots. This image has been flipped upside down due to the reversing lens-like effects of the water droplet
‘My pictures of the water drops are all taken with my self made setup rig – all handmade out of wood.
‘I fix all my valves and flashes tot he contraption, and can put the image I want to project behind the dripping water. Read More…
Seen on enpundit, these photographs from photograph David Chambon fan of macro photography. he has captured this amazing image of insects covered in water droplets. These insects seem made of glass and covered with sequins. Just stunning! Read More…
Light Painter Janne Parviainen, also known as JANNEPAINT has created a series of impressive topographical light paintings, using LED lights and long exposure shots to create a glowing scribblefest which outlines the contours of a room. Read More…
Robert Buelteman creates image of the plant’s coronal discharging in a technique similar to Kirlian photography. Robert works indoors in total darkness, forsaking cameras, lenses, and computers for jumper cables, fiber optics, and 80,000 volts of electricity. He then light paints the photograph with a fiber optic wire to complete the effect.
Robert Buelteman begins by painstakingly whittling down flowers, leaves, sprigs, and twigs with a scalpel until they’re translucent. He then lays each specimen on color transparency film and, for a more detailed effect, covers it with a diffusion screen. Read More…
Photo portrait is not my thing, but I must admit that with Photographer Lee Jeffries, is quite different. Lee has come to capture true emotions one lived, a body language that runs through the image. UK based photographer uses homeless people as his primary subjects and shines light, so to speak, on the artistic beauty in a group of people so often cast aside by society.
Annie Cavanagh & David McCarthy won the ‘Wellcome Image Awards’ with their photograph titled ‘Caffeine Crystals.’
The ‘Wellcome Image Awards‘ reward the creators of the most informative, striking and technically excellent images among recent acquisitions to Wellcome Images, as chosen by a panel of judges.
Caffeine is a bitter, crystalline xanthine alkaloid that acts as a stimulant drug. In plants, caffeine functions as a defence mechanism. Found in varying quantities in the seeds, leaves and fruit of some plants, caffeine acts as a natural pesticide that paralyses and kills certain insects feeding on the plant. The main crystals of caffeine were 400-500 microns long; however, this crystal group formed on the end of the larger crystal and measures around 40 microns in length.
The famous Belgian photographer Serge Anton has realized this fantastic series photo on beards and mustaches. This series of photo is a magnificent work that highlights the cut of mustache and beard but also material and texture.
Check out his website: +Serge Anton
Pol Ubeda Hervas did this great photo series in Barcelona entitled ‘I’m Not There.’
How can we accept that we are changing?
How can we accept we hardly recognize ourselves in certain situations?
I am changing at this very moment of my life.
I do not react in the same ways I used to. I am surprised. Is that me?
These pictures are the way I see myself now.
My shadow is there but I erase myself because I don´t know who I am any longer.
The shoes remain only to make sure there is something more than… a shadow.
It’s shaped like a caterpillar. It’s colored like a caterpillar. It even has what appear to be spines running along its back, a feature common in many species of caterpillars. But this is no caterpillar.
In fact this picture represents nine European Bee-eater scrammed together on a single branch. Their resemblance to the larval form of butterflies The photographer José Luis Rodríguez named the photograph Oruga de Plumas, which translates to “caterpillar of feathers.”
Via [io9] & [Neatorama]