Microscope photography has advanced to new levels, presenting us expository images of everything from neuron activity to shrimp eyes to dinosaur bones preserved in agate. Photographers use techniques such as Stereomicroscopy, image stacking, focus stacking, conofocal, florescence, focus stacking, darkfield, brightfield, and differential interference contrast. Check out the best of Nikon’s Small World photo competition. … Read more
The world renowned Red Bull Illume photography contest celebrates and rewards the best in action sports photography. This year marks the third time the contest has taken place after competitions in 2010 and 2007. Below are 12 action-sequences of some of the mind-blowing images from the contest’s finalists. A winner will be selected at a … Read more
Michael Shainblum wanted to create a video that was completely out of the norm – something abstract and unexpected. After 5 years of mastering the art of mirroring images and 4 months of sweat into this particular video, Mirror City was born. It is a visual story through some of the great American cities: Chicago, … Read more
The 25th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest for 2013 is open for submissions, allowing each photographer to upload a photo of this year to win the prestigious award. Follow this link here to learn more: http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/traveler-magazine/photo-contest/2013/
Chicago based photographer Amelia Fletcher has created this wonderfully beautiful series of surreal self-portraits.
Matthias Paul Hempt is an Austrian photographer born in Vienna in 1986. He attended the University of Applied Sciences in Salzburg and he now lives and works in Germany. Hempt creates wonderfully unique images of seemingly uneventful still-life moments. Enjoy!
Pierre Carreau is a French photographer who has captured these vividly stunning and colorful images of waves, which in their beauty appear more like sculptures than waves themselves.
Jason Hetherington is a London based photographer who focuses his efforts on the genres of fashion, beauty and advertising. Enjoy!
14-year-old Zev from Natick, Massachusetts, has taken the photography world by storm with his surreal photo manipulations. Better known by the nickname of ‘fiddle oak’, Zev presents a highly imaginative portfolio of surreal self-portraits, which he created together with his sister Nellie (aged 17). His work seems to mirror the transition from the fairy-tale childhood … Read more
University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science’s Underwater Photography Contest recognizes amateur underwater photography each year. Started in 2005, the contest has grown in popularity, with over 700 entries submitted this year, according to university scientist and contest judge Jiangang Luo. “All the pictures we got were large, and high quality,” said Luo. “It was … Read more
French photographer and graphic artist Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze created Vertical Horizon, a collection of photographs of Hong Kong’s skyscrapers from lustrous office towers to dilapidated residential buildings. Jacquet-Lagrèze’s perspective is what unites the various image subjects. Each photo stares up at the man-made structures, offering glimpses of the sky in the background. In the photographer’s own words, “Vertical Horizon is … Read more
The Danish beauty, Nina Agdal, has graced the pages of Esquire‘s May edition with the help of photographer Derek Kettela.