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120,000 kilometers, 25 flights, 93 days. Mike Kelley's enthusiasm and devotion to his "AIRPORTRAITS" project is astonishing, and so are the outcomes. Set aside some opportunity to respect the magnificence and assortment of planes as they navigate airplane terminals over the world. Mike Kelley is mostly an architectural photographer, however that doesn't prevent him from having a passion for aeronautics....
Every year, during the last days of August, the Wara Art Matsui festival offers its share of gigantic sculptures made of rice straw. The festival was born from a collaboration between the students of Niigata University and those of Musashino Art University in Tokyo who wanted to exploit the material of rice straw with an innovative angle. It was in...
An abandoned and overgrown landscape of a theme park called Nara Dreamland, that closed nearly a decade ago, became the unusual background of a set of artistic photos by French photographer Victor Habchy. Built in 1961, Nara Dreamland was a brainchild of Kunizu Matsuo and was supposed to be Japan's answer to Disneyland. Matsuo even met up with Walt Disney...
Andreas Franke, an avid scuba diving photographer, started a crazy project in 2011: he wanted to confront terrestrial life and underwater life through the medium of photography. He found the perfect location for this challenge near Florida, in the remains of ships sunk during the World War II. The Austrian photographer made photographic montages combining shots of these shipwrecks taken...
Pedestrian crossings, gates, cracks on walls, antennas, rainbow halos on the asphalt - the whole urban landscape, with its imperfections, is the inspiration on which relies OakOak, a French street artist who is behind a series of works for which the term "graffiti" sounds definitely way too reductive. His creations draw heavily on pop culture : characters of videogames, comics,...
Known for its lace and canals lined with colorful houses, Burano is a small island near Venice, Italy. For some, the colors are there to guide the fishermen in fog so that they can go home, for others, the houses were painted so as to indicate which family possessed such or such property. Originally from Venice, photographer Mirko Saviane captures...
Be it decrepit castles, closed amusement parks, disused greenhouses or filming locations like Guillermo del Toro's Crimson Peak, Instagram account "allabandoned" lists some of the most picturesque abandoned places around the world. Held by urbex lovers (contraction of the words "urban" and "exploration"), this account is updated daily and is followed by some 500,000 subscribers. If the descriptions of the...
With "Déjà Vu Vibes — Wander. Roam. Replicate" in its Instagram biography, the monomaniac account "Insta Repeat" directly announces the aim of his project: through photo mosaics, it reveals visual similarities and successions of abundant "perfect" images that look similar, repeat same vantage points and turn the social network into a standardized matrix. Although most of us are aware of...
Inspired by the mobile app Pantone Studio that can identify the colors of the color chart on any real-life object, an Instagrammer decided to place the Pantone references on her vacation spots. Based in San Francisco, Lucy Litman loves to contemplate the landscapes of her region and look for references of colors in the famous color chart that could...
Quoting Henri Cartier Bresson, “photography is an immediate action, drawing is a meditation," and this seems to be the motto guiding the hand of Pietro Cataudella. Student of Geophysics in Pisa, Sicilian of origin, through his artistic project CityLiveSketch he manages to combine three of his passions: drawing, photography, and travel. Pencils, Moleskine, camera and a smartphone are the tools...

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