As screens become smaller and microchips smarter, we're shifting through media faster than we can keep up. The floppy disk, which was commonplace in my childhood, is now laughable. It became obsolete -- but then doesn't all life? Nick Gentry, a British artist based in London, collects technological detritus and converts it into haunting portraits of cyber-people. 

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Friday, 23 November 2012 17:40

Kelly McCollam's Spice of Life


Kelly McCollam is an artist with a twist. Her interests in classical masterpieces such as Van Gogh's "Starry Night" inspired her to recreate them in her own way.

Her salt and spice formations pay homage to her favorite fine artists while conveying the visions of a young artist well on her way to success.

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Friday, 23 November 2012 15:27

Jasper James: Portraits in a Megacity


The greatest stories are always, at heart, about people. Today, in the overwhelming and overpopulated Asian megacities it can be hard to find individuality amongst the chaos. British photographer Jasper James has traveled around these places and created a beautiful project entitled "City Silhouettes." These pictures add a highly personal perspective to the vast, anonymous landscapes of Tokyo, Shenzhen and Shanghai. James has also been commissioned by a range of clients including British Airways, Vanity Fair, Ferrari and more. 

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Friday, 23 November 2012 13:01

Black Swan Baby by Robert Adamec


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Tuesday, 20 November 2012 20:04

An Ocean of Slow Motion: Droplets at 5000fps

WaterdropThe "Slow Mo" guys perform high-tech wizardy to make liquid collide at 5000 frames per second.

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Using a fog machine and incredible attention to detail, Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde creates real clouds inside empty rooms. The resulting photographs are strange and enchanting. They shouldn't be real, and yet Smilde has brought the weather indoors.

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Tuesday, 20 November 2012 15:27

Birth of a Giraffe, Documentary Style


South African Photographer Colmar Wocke catches a once in a lifetime opportunity to document the birth of a giraffe. This photo series depicts the event thoroughly, without sugarcoating the powerful and explicit miracle of life.

Warning: Some images may contain content of a graphic nature.

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Sunday, 18 November 2012 20:59

Super Dog by Tianhang Zhang

Happy Sundog!
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