Category Archive: Photography

London Vistas – an Instagram project

I gravitate towards these kinds of symmetrical (or as near to symmetrical as I can get freehand) views as I pass through the city. I started collecting them alongside and sometimes as part… Continue reading

Black Marble: Watch Nasa’s phenomenally beautiful nighttime Earth animation

This is so astonishingly wonderful. I wish I could make it loop on YouTube because I would happily watch it for hours. You can also download the high resolution images and the animation… Continue reading

Christophe Huet creates impossible, wonderful Christmas presents

Christophe Huet has managed to create a series of pictures which capture that magical and completely impossible vision of Christmas we collectively seem to love. What I found fascinating was the option to… Continue reading

One Memento or “how an iPhone app provoked an existential crisis”

One Memento by Robot Corp is an iPhone photo app which seeks to challenge our current habit of info dumping online by allowing users to post but a single image on its servers. From the… Continue reading

The Space in the Sky is beautiful

This is just a short post to give a shout out to The Space In The Sky, a project by Ellie Stuart. Well, perhaps not a project, more a collection of beautiful images… Continue reading

Delicate paper birds have delicate paper insides

Diana Beltran Herrera makes these stunningly detailed paper bird sculptures (as well as other animals) and posts the results on her Flickr channel. My favourites are those above which show the little paper… Continue reading

PHOTOS: Life-sized Barbie and Ken struggle in loveless marriage

Dina Goldstein’s latest photo series In The Doll House centres around a life-sized Barbie and Ken dealing with their life together, trapped in a loveless marriage. As Dina says on her website, ‘In… Continue reading

Why this picture should have won the Wellcome Image Awards 2012

“Wellcome Image Awards 2012 celebrates the most informative, striking and technically excellent images acquired by the Wellcome Images picture library in the past eighteen months.” As ever, the work selected for the  Wellcome… Continue reading

Edward Burtynsky’s OIL series reopens The Photographers’ Gallery

The Photographers’ Gallery reopened this weekend with a major solo exhibition of Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky’s work. OIL represents a ten year survey of the oil industry, with the London space showing over… Continue reading

Octopus Monday: Mark Laita’s undersea world

Mark Laita’s sealife photography is fantastic – you can see a wider selection of his creatures on his website (or in his beautiful book, Sea) – but here’s the octopus from the set… Continue reading