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Teun Hocks

Check out the work of Dutch artist Teun Hocks – performer, photographer, painter. ‘ In his photographs, Teun Hocks poses himself against painted backdrops, playing an innocent Everyman in an always strange and often funny world. His narrative approach expands on the precedent of Ger van Elk and reflects attitudes characteristic of his native Holland. The Dutch are travelers, and Hocks explores worlds of his imagination; the Dutch are informed observers, and Hock’s humor is frequently based on deadpan or passive responses to things beyond his control; the Dutch are traditional and family-centered, and Hocks often portrays unnecessary or even inappropriate convention in dress and behavior. ‘

Brian Walker

Brian Walker is a contemporary digital artist whose images explore and exploit the realm between fantasy and reality, recreating scenes that meld illustration and fashion with an element of surprise. ‘

Erik Johansson

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Photographer Erik Johansson is based in Gothenburg, Sweden. As you can see Erik mastered well the Photoshop retouching. His work is simply amazing!

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Alison Brady

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Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Alison Brady is an emerging artist that lives and works in New York City. Brady is currently represented by Massimo Audiello Gallery, in New York. She holds an MFA in Photography, Video, and Related Media from The School of Visual Arts (NYC).

Tom Jackson

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From now on, if there’s anything remotely associated with Tom Jackson (previously mentioned here), I’ll post about it. Yea-huh. I’m certainly looking forward to following Tom’s career and seeing what he does next. Check out the shots he did for Tado and Pictoplasma’s Private Panda Club here.

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Dulce Pinzón

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Dulce Pinzón was born in Mexico City in 1974. She studied Mass Media Communications at the Universidad de Las Americas in Puebla Mexico and Photography at Indiana University in Pennsylvania. In 1995 she moved to New York where she studied at The International Center of Photography.

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Matt Hoyle

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I have to say Matt Hoyle’s images really jumped out of me. Very inspiring portfolio indeed. Bookmarked!

Taken from his website:

Matt Hoyle is a commercial and fine art photographer based out of New York City. Matt is known best for his portraits of rich characters and intriguing faces. His first priority in any shot is the person he is capturing. It sounds obvious but there are many photographers who are now very focused on just getting a cool, high definition look and forget about who they are shooting. Matt has a genuine interest in each individual he shoots and building a rapport with them is natural for him. He then directs them through their shoot to garner the most natural, trusting and intimate portraits — whether they are everyday people or high profile personalities.

Matt’s style is described as hyper-real because of the unique “grade” he applies to each image – similar to the post production treatment of a TVC or film. Matt seems to find the perfect balance between injecting a unique look & feel for each subject while still retaining the raw essence of their personality. It’s because of Matt’s relationship with his subjects and his visual treatment that people often describe his work as cinematic or painterly. There is a definite feel, mood or tone to each image but the person is still telling their own story.

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Louis Campos

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Check out the photography of Louis Campos, a photographer based in New Jersey. Louis is a good friend of mine and his amazing. He is certainly an artist to keep your eye on in the coming years and I’m not just saying that because I know him. Hahaha.

Michael Hughes

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The amazing photographs that show the world’s most famous landmarks replaced by cheap souvenirs by Michael Hughes. Link here.

Tim Simmons

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Gorgeous photographs by British photographer Tim Simmons. Click here to view more.

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