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Emanuela Franchini

 photo tumblr_ml178dnvLI1r80hpto1_500_zps83faaecd.jpg  photo tumblr_m8sg6bN6SS1r80hpto1_500_zpsc68593b2.jpg Emanuela Franchini was born in Genoa, Italy and moved to London in 1999. She began to experiment with the art of self portraiture focusing on everyday life and the interaction with mundane objects in 2005. In July 2007 her passion began to pay dividends and her image entitled Cheap 70’s Porn ”, a self portrait, was used by the New York band The Strokes for the homepage of their website. In a tide of interest that ensued, she delighted in the 2008 Sony World Photography Awards selecting her image “Low Tide” across their website to advertise the photographic award. She is currently working on her ongoing self portrait project “The domestic life of electrical appliances and other stories” and also continuing the collaboration with Cristina Cocullo on a new project.  photo tumblr_mbdm1oZ0NP1r80hpto1_500_zps54f48e84.jpg

Mathieu Cesar

 photo daft-punk-by-mathieu-cesar1_zps51e37d9b.jpg  photo daft-punk-by-mathieu-cesar-4_zps6aedfa0f.jpg  photo daft-punk-by-mathieu-cesar_zps032c84ce.jpg Mathieu Cesar is a young French photographer who features subjects including Zippora Seven, Daft Punk, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, and many others.  photo Daft-Punk-by-Mathieu-Ceacutesar_zpsb01a8678.jpg  photo Daft-Punk-by-Mathieu-Ceacutesar-5_zpsd030e4fe.jpg  photo daft-punk-by-mathieu-cesar-6_zpsddbd4722.jpg

Matthias Heiderich

Matthias Heiderich is a superb photographer from Berlin, Germany. His mostly architectural dream-like photos have a unique, but calming palette that induces a placid smile on my face. You can see more of his work here.

Flora Borsi

"Nowadays almost every photographer use graphics software to complete the picture, like many painters used ‘original version’ in the past. Some artists use pure imagination to paint their artworks, others may prefer to create art by using a real life model as reference for the anatomy. What if these abstract models were real people?" - Flora Borsi (previously blogged)

Kyle Thompson

 photo 0x550_zps60b14f92.jpg  photo 0x5501_zps4fb966fa.jpg  photo 0x5502_zpsb78440e3.jpg Kyle Thompson was born in Chicago on January 11th, 1992. He began taking photographs at the age of nineteen after finding interest in nearby abandoned houses. His work is mostly composed of surreal and bizarre self portraits, often taking place in empty forests and abandoned homes. He has no formal education in photography.  photo 0x5503_zpsc67839d5.jpg  photo 0x5504_zpsd3f7d0ba.jpg  photo 0x5505_zps835b55bc.jpg

Food Art Pairings by David Schwen

 photo chips_salsa_zps9d827e76.jpg  photo peas_carrots_zpse8996b21.jpg  photo potatoes_gravy_zps6be82964.jpg David Schwen is a creative based in Minneapolis, with a focus on Illustration, Design and Art Direction. For more than ten years, Schwen has been a Minneapolis-based designer and illustrator, but he has been creating art his whole life. As a native Midwesterner, he brings a fervent vision and an unstoppable work ethic to everything he does.  photo ham_cheese_zps281b1c87.jpg  photo spaghetti_meatballs_zps8975ffea.jpg

Rain by Nazar Bilyk

 photo b793513a81dc8c48c5b1b428e45634f9_zps8615a6f4.jpg  photo 79e5137439c0d0fa3b303be446c41fd1_zpsc31533d8.jpg Say hello to sculptor/artist Nazar Bilyk, living and working in Kiev, Ukraine.  photo a791dda1ccb8f1b5c0d90d0988c2ca88_zpsb826dc8d.jpg

Gregory Boratyn

 photo Gregory-Boratyn-01_zps0628c551.jpg  photo jpeg-7-640x419_zpsdd05ceca.jpeg Breathtaking photos of the Antelope Canyon in Arizona by Gregory Boratyn, a software engineer with a huge passion for photography.  photo Gregory-Boratyn-02_zps7d2390f4.jpg  photo Carved_Out_zps81c415a5.jpg

Yossi Loloi

 photo 1_08fbwm_zpsdceb66ce.jpg  photo 1_14fbwm_zpscbf78cfc.jpg  photo 1_09fbwm_zps40ee843d.jpg " In my work I portray what larger women represent to me. I focus on their fullness and femininity, as a form of protest against discrimination set by media and by today’s society. What larger women embody to me is simply a different form of beauty. I believe we own ‘freedom of taste’ and one shouldn't be reluctant of expressing his inclination towards it. Limiting this freedom is living in a dictatorship of esthetics. I believe there are several ways to what is perceived as beauty, it is not measurable and has not got a standard size. I photograph my models nude and serene, to create a comfortable, proud and constructive representation of themselves in front of the viewer." - Yossi Loloi  photo 1_05fbwm_zpsdb216351.jpg  photo 1_04fbwm_zps7b1b6bdf.jpg

Edward Burtynsky

 photo IBQ_03_zps4cefda9e.jpg  photo CMQ_12_zps5e0a6746.jpg Edward Burtynsky is known as one of Canada's most respected photographers. His remarkable photographic depictions of global industrial landscapes are included in the collections of over fifty major museums around the world, including the National Gallery of Canada, the Bibliotèque Nationale in Paris, the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in California.  photo ROA_04_zps219767dd.jpg  photo CHNA_QUA_07_zps2531a238.jpg