Marvelous Female Portrait Photography by Kai Böttcher

New marvelous portraits by Kai Böttcher, multi-talented photographer and digital artist, who currently studies Virtual Design at Kaiserslautern, Germany. Kai shoots gorgeous beauty and lifestyle portraits with great colors, incredible bokeh, amazing tones and lights. Pretty awesome!

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Powerful Portraits Make Stock Photography More Trans Inclusive

Stock photos are a thermometer for culture and representation–or lack thereof. The types of people usually featured in stock images are often white and gender normative: people who are considered “normal” enough to represent a broad range of experiences by the companies that commission them. Source: Powerful Portraits Make Stock Photography More Trans Inclusive

Ohio teenager’s raw photographs of his high school friends

The New Yorker is featuring a selection of photos taken by high school senior Colin Combs, mostly of him and his friends in Dayton, Ohio, “sometimes called the heroin capital of the United States”. Minimalism is the necessary ethos of both his concept and his process. Source: Ohio teenager’s raw photographs of his high school … Continue reading Ohio teenager’s raw photographs of his high school friends

Photographer Transforms Everyday Subjects Into Fractured Versions of Themselves

The contact sheet has a rich place in the history of photography. Long before the days of digital, the positive print of negatives allowed you to see all of the images on a roll of film as a page of thumbnails. Source: Photographer Transforms Everyday Subjects Into Fractured Versions of Themselves

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Frida Kahlo – Symbolism and Metaphor

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican artist that lived most of her life and physical pain, yet she continued to paint until her death, her artwork records her suffering and experiences as a woman. She was born to a Mexican mother and a German father.

Graphis Master: Christopher Wilson’s Captivating Photography

Graphis Photography Master Christopher Wilson took a leap into photography and brought a wealth of knowledge with him When Christopher Wilson decided to transition from the advertising world to a position behind the camera, the world gained one of the most sensitive and skillful photographers. Source: Graphis Master: Christopher Wilson’s Captivating Photography

Picasso 1932: Love, Fame and Tragedy at Tate Modern

One of the best things about Tate Modern's Picasso exhibition is it contains some terrible art. I mean real howlers. Paintings in which we see the modern master fluffing his lines and losing his form. It's such a relief. Not because we learn he is fallible like the rest of us - we're not idiots, … Continue reading Picasso 1932: Love, Fame and Tragedy at Tate Modern

Best photography galleries of the day – Thursday the 22nd of February 2018

Best photography galleries of the day - Thursday the 22nd of February 2018 - Bailey Street Design

Le Domino Rose – colour palette

Le Domino Rose by John Humphreys Johnston

Red Nude – colour palette

Renato Marino Mazzacurati was an Italian painter and sculptor and was identified with the Roman School.  During his productive career, he represented the artistic currents of Cubism, Expressionism and Realism.  I call this colour palette Red Nude.

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that smile! Source: that smile!

The Tear by Bob Cargin Photography

The Tear by Bob Cargin Photography Copyright Bob Cargin Bob Cargin Photography: Photos Source: The Tear by Bob Cargin Photography

Artist of the Day: Silki Doodle

Discover the art of Silki Doodle, Cartoon Brew's Artist of the Day. The post Artist of the Day: Silki Doodle appeared first on Cartoon Brew . Source: Artist of the Day: Silki Doodle

Portraits and Skin Tones Part 2

Hello and Happy New Year to you all. I am going to keep the writing here somewhat brief. I will let the images do most of the speaking for me. I moved further up in Longitude with regards to the skin tones this month. Here are the reference photos I used. Source: Portraits and Skin … Continue reading Portraits and Skin Tones Part 2