Robert Montgomery works in a poetic and melancholic post-situationist tradition. Read More
Frances Bean Cobain has made a foray into modeling.
The 19-year-old only child of Nirvana front-man Kurt Cobain and musician Courtney Love has mostly stayed out of the public eye. But she recently posed for a series of black and white portraits for renowned fashion designer and photographer Hedi Slimane. Read More
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These portraits of Amy Winehouse and Michael Jackson are made of pills. Using over 5,000 multi-coloured tablets each, artist Jason Mecier created the 17 x 21 inch picture to honor the singer’s short life. He creates his portraits of celebrities using junk, pills and sweets. Jason sometimes uses items donated by the stars themselves to complete his pieces. Jason explains: “Celebrities really do send me items. Most people send me anywhere from a shoebox to a trash bag full of things to incorporate into their portraits. I have a bag of Pam Anderson’s laundry, and a letter Paris Hilton wrote me from prison. Read More
Using only words and numbers 40-year-old Spanish artist, graphic designer and illustrator Juan Osborne created a series of celebrity’s portraits. Composing famous quotes, song lyrics and transcriptions Juan has created more than 500 word art images. He says “Words are powerful, they go straight into the human mind and really add something to my pictures that you can’t get from a regular picture taken with a camera.” Read More
Carhartt X PowerShovel – Blackbird Fly
For the Fall/Winter season 2011 Carhartt releases the Blackbird Fly camera in collaboration with japanese company PowerShovel.
PowerShovel was founded for one reason only: a sheer passion for analogue photography. For Carhartt they are now producing one of their most beautiful models – the Blackbird Fly – in a distinctively Carhartt design. Read More
This case-adapter combo lets you mount your Canon EOS or Nikon SLR lenses to your iPhone 4 giving your phone powerful depth of field and manual focus.
Telephoto, wide angle, macro, or your fixed-fifty lenses all attach to this mount giving you a full range of lenses at your iPhone lovin’ fingertips. Heck, you could even throw on a Diana adapter!
Above: Louboutin’s fierce black-and-white bootie (reeacted from Marie-Guillemine Benoist’s Portrait d’une Negresse)
Christian Louboutin jacks up the artistic edge of their Fall 2011 lookbook with an assemblage of photos that reenacts iconic figures from Renaissance paintings. Be it sitting atop a luscious fruit platter or held reverently by James McNeill Whistler’s mother, Louboutin’s edgy heels – and bags – are on full display behind the photographic lens of Peter Lippman. Besides heralding the theme of ‘the power of femininity’, the shoot has another more straightforward message – that Louboutin’s creations fit comfortably within the world of art. Read More
Photography: Todd Mushaw
Nothing, in my opinion, says California more than sun, beautiful beaches and beautiful women. To complete the third part of this equation, we invited Synthia back to spend the day with us at a location a little past Malibu. The local weather had been a bit rainy and chilly by LA standards but luckily the day we scheduled for the shoot turned out to be the proverbial picture perfect. Read More
With the rise in popularity of the digital camera, as well as advances in technology and software that make it easy to take quality pictures with little-to-no training, esteemed photography brand Leica has felt the need to issue a video lauding the advantages of using their iconic Leica M. The M model has been around for over 50 years, since its introduction in 1954 with the M3, but the formula has stayed pretty much the same. Nonetheless, the digital M8/M8.2 and M9 remain incredibly well-liked cameras, and this short piece does an excellent job of explaining why. Read More
Known Gallery held an opening over the weekend titled “Assorted Flavor” at their gallery space in Los Angeles. Feature participants in the exhibition included Kevin Ancell, Jason Jagel, Saber, Patrick Martinez, Greg Lamarche, Push and Augustine Kofie. A look into the opening is offered below. “Assorted Flavor” runs through July 9, 2011.
Here are some hot photos from Beyonce’s latest photo shoot for W Magazine