Simon Berg

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When I first saw these photographs, it looked like oil paintings to me- and frankly that’s what makes them so good. Simon Berg seriously had me fooled.

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Maurizio Galimberti

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Loving this cool series of polaroid mosaics titled ‘Celebrity Works’ by Italian photographer Maurizio Galimberti.

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Leila Jeffreys

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Beautiful parrots captured by photographer Leila Jeffreys. Link here.

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Paolo Troilo

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Paolo Troilo was born in Taranto in 1972 to Antonio and Lucia Troilo. Lives and works in Milan. From 1997 to 2009 worked as an advertising creative at Saatchi & Saatchi, and as Creative Director at Arnold Worldwide. He won the most prestigious international awards in the industry, and in 2007 was Stephen Schwartz wins as the best italian creative with Alessandro Sabini. Self-taught, drawing in pencil by the age of 4 years, every day of his life. In April 2005 he Began to paint, and as the end of a long, unconscious preparation for a change, he starts painting with his fingers. He dips his fingertips into jars of acrylic, black and ivory, and spreads the color Abandoning the “tools of the art”. In Palermo, on April 21th of 2010, thanks to Brio, Becomes the father of Antonio.

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Arianna Palazzi

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Arianna Palazzi is certainly an artist to keep your eye on in the coming years. Check her out here.

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Mark Story

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Mark Story‘s Living in Three Centuries : The Face of Age series is an exhibition of black and white portrait photographs and stories of centenarians, supercentenarians, and people worn beyond their years.

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From The Ground Up by Sherif Elhage

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Check out the portfolio of Sherif Elhage , a talented photographer based in France. His influences include Otto Steinert, Edward Weston and Harry Callahan.

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Sanne de Wilde

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How my love for portrait photography grows each time I see images as such. Click the link to view more from Belgian artist Sanne de Wilde.

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Cosmic Surgery by Alma Haser

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Alma Haser graduated in 2010, completing her BA (Hons) in Photography in Art Practice at Nottingham Trent University. Bilingual in English and German, she comes from a family steeped in arts and the creative industries, both in the UK and in Europe. Aged 13, she accompanied her mother and younger brother on a round-the-world trip, culminating in a six-month stay on the Cook Islands in the South Pacific. Travel continues to be one of her great passions. After exploring with self-portraiture, and then moving to London Alma started to create a strong body of portraits which have got her a lot of recognition. Chosen by the British Journal of Photography as one of the four best graduates of 2010, her work has featured in 10 exhibitions internationally. Her Cosmic Surgery series received third place peoples choice award at the Foto8 Summer Show 2012 and most recently ‘The Ventriloquist,’ a portrait of two friends, was shortlisted for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize shown at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

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Jon Shireman

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Amazing portfolio from talented New York-based fine art photographer Jon Shireman. Go ahead and visit his site if you wish to see more.

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