Canadian photographer Joel Robison is always in search for surprising and surreal images of the world that he created. He likes to portray different scenes of nature, personal objects or people, often featuring the outdoors.
This abandoned ships is the SS Ayrfield which is more than 102 years old and even though it looks like is floating in fact is stuck in the mud, but at times during various tides it has the appearance of floating. The ship commissioned by the Commonwealth Government for the transportation of supplies to American, but by the 1972, the hull had been broken up and ended up in Homebush Bay.
Since then is housing a lush flora growing in its rusted hull and the fully-grown mangrove trees that have earned this 1140 tonne ship the name of “Floating Forest”.
Artist and photographer Caleb Charland has taken the classic grade school science project and expanded on it. His photography series ‘Back to Light’ captures light displays that run solely on vegetable-powered electricity.
On applying science to art and the organic nature of his work, he said, “I utilize everyday objects and fundamental forces to illustrate experiences of wonder.”
There is definitely a bit of sense of humor in the Smoking Kids series of photograhps by Frieke Janssens. With the tobacco industry’s push toward attracting children to consume their products, Janssens has theatrically staged and costumed his kids to act the part of “sophisticated” adults enjoying a good smoke.
Tattoos of Japanese style, aka Irezumi, Horimono, are unique and practiced by more and more people who love traditional Japanese cultures. Tattooed mark was used to be performed as punishment in ancient Japan, it has now evolved to a form of modern art as it is known today.
It’s a painful process to get a traditional Japanese tattoo as irezumi is still done traditionally by hand rather than done by needle gun. And the Japanese style tattoos are often subjects covering large area of the body. It’s also a time-consuming process.
Carlo Bernardini started out his career in the early 90′s with an abstract painting that concentrated on the dialectical relationship between line and monochrome, diversified moments of representative conception of space-light. He started using fiber optics in 1996, transforming dark spaces into abstract light environments. Most of his site-specific installations are based on triangular forms or similar geometric shapes.
French photographer Nicolas Rivals is based in Paris. In one of his latest series entitled ‘Eloge de la Stabilité’ (In Praise of the Stability) he creates amazing light paintings. Regarding them he associates: ‘There is always hope that even in the depths of night a glimmer will appear.
When first encountering this body of photographs Madrid-based advertising and industrial photographer Miguel Vallinas it’s easy to view it as a familiar “animals dressed as people” project. But as you look closer you realize it’s quite a bit more than that.
Titled Segundas Pieles (Second Skins), the ongoing series includes some 50+ animals whose personalities seem to be perfectly amplified by their pitch-perfect attire, making the portaits just a bit more human than animal.
The Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson who is known for sculptures and large-scale installation art employing elemental materials such as light, water, and air temperature to enhance the viewer’s experience. He was born in Copenhagen in 1967 to Icelandic parents, studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts between 1989 and 1995. In 1995 he established Studio Olafur Eliasson in Berlin, a laboratory for spatial research. Eliasson represented Denmark at the 50th Venice Biennale in 2003 and later that year installed The Weather Project in the Turbine Hall of Tate Modern, London.
Photographer Takashi Kitajima blurs the details of Tokyo’s buildings and bridges into beautifully abstract landscapes.By gaining a bird’s eye view of the urban landscape, Kitajima creates magical scenes where single, distinct objects are surrounded by a stunning blur of bokeh. The glowing dots of light create fields of color that lead directly to Kitajima’s single points of focus.
Brazilian protester carrying an injured officer to safety [Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2012]
Grenada-based artist Paco Pomet creates fantastic oil paintings that are a blend of vintage holiday pictures and historical landscapes with a bizarre visual twist.
From dog-headed humans to a violent explosion over a lake, his pieces reflect an offbeat sense of humor.
Christopher Boffoli is a Seattle-based photographer, writer, journalist and filmmaker who’s known for his series of photographs Big Appetites (formerly called Disparity) which has been viral online and popular in print – in more than 100 countries.
Big Appetites features tiny figures photographed against real food environments. Designed with the top notes of humor and surprise, the series is also intended to impart some criticism of America’s sometimes dysfunctional relationship with food.
Kaleidoscopic is a visually captivating series that alters everyday space with unexpected layers of reality. Brussels-based artist Maria Baoli uses a basic, mirrored triangle to introduce fragments of a person into common areas like a tiled bathroom or a wall covered with ivy. By simply intervening with the otherwise boring spaces, she generates intriguing effects that viewers will inspect and analyze until they identify some sort of connection between the two separate ideas.
Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov, however, is an inspiration to aspiring amateur photographers everywhere – he created a home-made rig capable of capturing stunning close-up pictures of snowflakes out of old camera parts, boards, screws and tape. His pictures give us an enchanting close-up view of snowflakes that we could never hope for without specialized equipment.
We’ve found the most adorable animal in the world! Of course, we can’t take all the credit. Photographer In Cherl Kim has been shooting these sweet creatures for years at Everland Resort, South Korea’s largest theme park. The fennec fox or fennec is a small nocturnal animal found in the Sahara of North Africa. It’s known for its unusually large ears which it uses to release heat and keep cool (since it’s hot in the desert). Though smallest out of all the foxes in the world, its ears are the largest relative to body size.