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Gustavo Boroni

Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Twitter led me to the work of Brazilian fashion photographer Gustavo Boroni. Lovely stuff all around! Click here, here and here to view his work. Photobucket

Carli Davidson

Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Carli Davidson is an internationally recognized photographer. She has a background in both commercial and documentary photography, as well as over 7 years experience as an animal trainer and caretaker. Her love of both art and animals led her to work as an animal care technician and photographer for the Oregon Zoo, as well as a volunteer photographer for local animal rescues. Her photography has been featured in Photo District News, The Atlantic, The Times UK, STERN Germany's VIEW Magazine, Portland Monthly, The Village Voice, The Oregonian, The Portland Tribune, and numerous Zoo publications. She is also a regular photo contributor to Andrew Sullivan’s The Daily Dish. Carli has taught for the Newspace Center for Photography, and The Oregon Zoo, and has spoken at numerous institutions including The Art Institute, and The Evergreen State College. Photobucket Photobucket

Penny Cottee

Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket With this series 'Toys' Penny Cottee has endeavoured to show, not only the details, beauty & personality of the items but also to create a suggestion of history, to remind the viewer of childhood relationships with toys from their past. The series started with a selection of Cottee's own toys, still very much cherished, and was expanded by asking friends for any contributions and searching for discarded treasures on the internet. Each toy is photographed as a portrait, and presented to the viewer as such, not as an inanimate object, but as a valuable and important discovery. Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket

Steve Gschmeissner

Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Steve Gschmeissner is a 61 year old Scientific Photographer from Bedford. He uses a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) to magnify his favourite specimens by up to a million times. Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket

Matt Barnes

Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket I'm loving these beautiful photos from photographer Matt Barnes' Cold Stations series. Check out the rest of his work here. Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket

Bodies in Urban Spaces

Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Performers form a “human sculpture” during a piece entitled “Bodies in Urban Spaces” by choreographer Willi Dorner. View more here. Photobucket

Thomas Doyle

Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket " My work mines the debris of memory through the creation of intricate worlds sculpted in 1:43 scale and smaller. Often sealed under glass, the works depict the remnants of things past—whether major, transformational experiences, or the quieter moments that resonate loudly throughout a life. In much the way the mind recalls events through the fog of time, the works distort reality through a warped and dreamlike lens. The pieces’ radically reduced scales evoke feelings of omnipotence—as well as the visceral sensation of unbidden memory recall. Hovering above the glass, the viewer approaches these worlds as an all-seeing eye, looking down upon landscapes that dwarf and threaten the figures within. Conversely, the private intensity of moments rendered in such a small scale draws the viewer in, allowing for the intimacy one might feel peering into a museum display case or dollhouse. Though surrounded by chaos, hazard, and longing, the figures’ faces betray little emotion, inviting viewers to lose themselves in these crucibles—and in the jumble of feelings and memories they elicit. The glass itself contains and compresses the world within it, seeming to suspend time itself—with all its accompanying anguish, fear, and bliss. By sealing the works in this fashion, I hope to distill the debris of human experience down to single, fragile moments. Like blackboxes bobbing in the flotsam, these works wait for discovery, each an indelible record of human memory. " - Thomas Doyle Photobucket

Roe Ethridge

Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Roe Ethridge (American, b. 1969), who studied photography at The College of Art in Atlanta, takes his shoots in “editorial mode,” directly borrowing images already in circulation, including outtakes from his own commercial work. Drawing upon the traditions of descriptive photography and photography as a resource of mass imagery to be duplicated and recombined, the artist orchestrates visual fugues: a plain white plate grabbed from Bed Bath & Beyond’s website is superimposed on a checkered Comme des Garçons scarf; a model dressed in an Alexander McQueen shirt poses against a tripod at Pier 59; two filmic pictures of a Juilliard ballet student were initially published in Vice magazine; a model from the Chanel Spring ’09 fashion show is culled from The New York Times; a pumpkin sticker is shot in close-up view and magnified; a red bag is featured in a corner of the artist’s studio; and a still life displays moldy fruit. Abandoning conventional photographic aesthetics in favor of intentionally inconsistent modes of representation, Ethridge’s pictures acquire their distinct meaning from the salient way they are reshuffled, sequenced, and laid out. Photobucket

Thorsten Schmidtkord

Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Really cool photography by Thorsten Schmidtkord (Born in Monheim, Germany, in 1970). The images showcased here belong to his series “Head on Top”. Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket

Bill Wadman

Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Dancers in Motion by American portrait photographer Bill Wadman. Bill has been a contributor to TIME magazine, BusinessWeek, Improper Bostonian, POZ, among others. Advertising work for Publicis Worldwide, Matthews|Evans|Albertazzi and (RED). His images have been featured worldwide in The New York Times, La Monde, Der Spiegel, Times of London, USA Today, and Corriere della Sera. Photobucket Photobucket