Tian Yi by Oliver Stalmans | Memoirs of a Geisha

Tian Yi is Geisha Glam for Elle Vietnam’s May 2013 Cover Shoot

olivertsalmans01 olivertsalmans02 olivertsalmans03 olivertsalmans04Memoirs of a Geisha – For its May 2013 cover story, Elle Vietnam gets inspired by the Japanese-influence of spring collections and Geisha beauty. Model Tian Yi evokes the theme perfectly in a series of images which juxtapose an urban backdrop with the ornate prints and sleek silhouettes of Prada, Dries van Noten, Dior, Thakoon and more selected by stylist Anna Katsanis. Photographer Oliver Stalmans captures the Chinese beauty in this elegant shoot.

from fashiongonerogue

Ansel Adams : 400 Photographs

anseladamsbook400ANSEL ADAMS: 400 PHOTOGRAPHS presents the full spectrum of Adams’ work in a single volume for the first time, offering the largest available compilation from his legendary photographic career. Beautifully produced and presented in an attractive landscape trim, ANSEL ADAMS: 400 PHOTOGRAPHS will appeal to a general gift-book audience as well as Adams’ legions of dedicated fans and students.

anseladamsbookin1 anseladamsbookin2 anseladamsbookin3The photographs are arranged chronologically into five major periods, from his first photographs made in Yosemite and the High Sierra in 1916 to his work in the National Parks in the 1940s up to his last important photographs from the 1960s. An introduction and brief essays on selected images provide information about Adams’ life, document the evolution of his technique, and give voice to his artistic vision.

Few artists of any era can claim to have produced four hundred images of lasting beauty and significance. It is a testament to Adams’ vision and lifetime of hard work that a book of this scale can be compiled. ANSEL ADAMS: 400 PHOTOGRAPHS is a must-have for anyone who appreciates photography and the allure of the natural world.

— – —

This book is available for download on your iPad with iBooks or on your computer with iTunes.

itunes.apple.com

Daphne Groeneveld, Joan Smalls, Lindsey Wixson, Liu Wen for H&M

Top models Daphne Groeneveld, Joan Smalls, Lindsey Wixson, and Liu Wen fronting H&M The New Icons campaign shot by the prolific fashion photographer Alasdair McLellan.

AlasdairMcLellan01 AlasdairMcLellan02 AlasdairMcLellan03 AlasdairMcLellan04 AlasdairMcLellan05— – —

H&M The New Icons from designscene.net

Marc Garanger’s Contested Portraits of 1960s Algeria

For France, the trauma of the Algerian War (1954-1962) was not unlike the experience of the Vietnam War for the United States. But, unlike the conflict in Vietnam, few photographic documents exist from that period in Algeria: it is as if the French responded with collective amnesia. Marc Garanger’s Algerian Women is one of the few photographic essays dedicated to that painful period.

Femme Algerienne 1960 Femme Algerienne 1960 Femme Algerienne 1960 Femme Algerienne 1960Women Unveiled: Marc Garanger’s Contested Portraits of 1960s Algeria

— – —

from lightbox.time.com

Anthony Pappone | Portraits in the Omo Valley

” I photographed the beauty and simplicity of the tribes of the Omo Valley,them living in harmony with their land and their cattle. must preserve their biodiversity and their ancient culture, the tribes of the Omo Valley know the importance of respecting the animals and their land, because without these two elements they can not live while foreign companies only think about profit and not think of the respect of the tribes I want to sensitize the people for the salvation of the tribes from the progress of the government ethiope that is changing the flow of the river homo, and is selling the fertile lands of the tribes to foreign companies.

anthonypapponeOMO00 anthonypapponeOMO01 anthonypapponeOMO02 anthonypapponeOMO03 anthonypapponeOMO04the people of the tribes are part ethiopia and therefore must be respected by the government “

Anthony Pappone(1979), is a photographer specialized in photo travel, festival, portrait, reportage, rural, tribes and ceremony around in the world.
“as a child I have always been passionate about history and far away places and tribes with an ancient culture”

from photographyserved.com