19 December 2012
Everybody is now able to pimp his own images on photoshop and to sprinkle instagram effects here and then. But nothing compares to a good eye for framing and a unique photo process (two Ebony field cameras, working with plates instead of film) : it can bring a well known sport event totally elsewhere. Spiky pastel mountains and bright partisan colors blend pretty well… By Mark Leary.
The Col du Tourmalet is the most notoriously tough of all the stages of the Tour de France, taking riders up to nearly 7,000 feet above sea level in some of the steepest and most severe elevations in competitive road cycling. For this reason alone it is legendary among cycling enthusiasts and remains one of the most traversed stages of the Tour – steeped in the kind of history that provokes reverence from even the most casual cycle fan.
Enough of the bike geekery though, more relevant to us is the striking beauty of the scenery in the surrounding area and Mark Leary’s exceptional ability to capture it alongside the fervour of the crowds. A life-long Tour fan, Mark’s been looking for an excuse to photograph it for years. No big deal, loads of people have – but Mark differs from his peers in his choice of hardware, two Ebony field cameras that function using plates instead of film.
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Tout le monde est maintenant en mesure de “pimper” ses propres images sur photoshop et/ou de les saupoudrer d’effets Instagram. Mais rien ne se compare à un bon oeil pour le cadrage et un processus de photo unique bien maitrisé (ici deux caméras Ebony, utilisant des plaques plutôt qu’un film). Mélange fluide de montagnes pointues pastels et de teintes partisanes vives. Par Mark Leary.
Via It’s Nice That.
22 February 2012
What a lovely mix. But it’s more “obscure new york fashion week” than “obscure architecture” to me ! By Claire Cottrell.Via Flavorwire.
Prabal Gurung vs Thomas Heatherwick. Image credit: Bryan Boy / Heatherwick Studio, Seed Pavilion.
Prabal Gurung vs DOSE. Image credit: Jamie Beck; DOSE via Dezeen.
Prabal Gurung vs Le Prisme Concert Hall. Image credit: Susie Bubble; Brisac Gonzalez.
Marina Muñoz vs Dancing Living House. Image credit: Face Hunter; Junichi Sampei/ ARCHITECT LABEL Xain via Space Invading.
Susie Bubble aka Style Bubble vs the Conceptual Nightclub in Harajuku, Japan. Image credit: Style Bubble; Tiffany Dahlen and Virginia Melnyk.
Calla vs the Paula Rêgo Museum. Image credit: Style Bubble; Eduardo Souto de Mouravia archhis.
Creatures of the Wind vs the Kölner Dom. Image credit: froufrouu; All things Europe.
Helmut Lang vs Spaceport America. Image credit: Style Bubble; Foster + Partners via Dezeen.
Mara Hoffman vs The Painted Adobe of The Nakani People. Image credit: Love is the law; Do It Yourself, Cupcake.
Ostwald Helgason vs Avondale Heights Library. Image credit: From Me to You; H2o Architects.
Scott Schuman’s Raspberry Knit Cap Post vs Musée du Quai Branly. Image credit: The Sartorialist; Jean Nouvel Atelier.
Jason Wu vs The Panteón Nube. Image credit: From Me to You; Clavel Arquitectos via Dezeen.
29 January 2011
Associate THIS!? is a collection of things and words by Studio LVWP (Lotte van Wulfften Palthe). I like the general aesthetic of this project…
19 January 2011
As with many campaigns this season, Fendi’s spring 2011 campaign follows in the footsteps of fall 2010 with Anja Rubik in a picturesque setting akin to a work of art. Photographed by Karl Lagerfeld, the Fendi woman isn’t afraid of bold colors or dramatic shapes for the spring as shown by these uniquely stunning images.
Found at Fashion Gone Rogue.
4 January 2011
Il y a quelque chose de magique avec les photographies de Sander Meisner. Peut-être que c’est le mélange de flash, de longue exposition, de lumières de nuit, de couleurs inattendues … J’adore.
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There’s something magical about Sander Meisner photographies. Maybe it’s the mix of flash, long exposure, night lights, unexpected colors… I love it.
Artist found at booooooom. Pictures found at Meisner website.
29 December 2010
Voici quelques images choisies de la nouvelle série de photos Snow Blind du photographe berlinois Matthias Heiderich. Cliquez sur le lien pour voir d’autres de ses séries sur Berlin.
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Here are some of my favorites pictures of the new serie Snow Blind from the Berlin photographer Matthias Heiderich. Click on the link to see his others series about Berlin.
29 November 2010
This is very nice ! I wouldn’t mind having this wallpaper all over my bathroom…
Johannsen Gallery in Berlin present an exhibition of wallpapers by Milanese collective Carnovsky that change under different lighting conditions. The wallpapers, called RGB, feature superimposed imagery printed in red, green, yellow and blue.
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