Jonas in NYC by Michele Palazzo

This Photograph of the NYC Winter Storm Looks Like an Impressionist Painting

MichelePalazzo01aWhile walking through the Jonas Winter Storm that swept across the East Coast last week, photographer Michele Palazzo captured this incredible shot of the Flatiron Building against a backdrop of swirling snow. With the exception of a few minor details like logos and a food cart, the image looks like an impressionist right out of another another century. The cloudy atmosphere and gusty winds creates patterns that appear uncannily like brush strokes.
by Christopher Jobson
at thisiscolossal

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Polaboy Lightbox Photo Frame

Polaboy Lightbox Photo Frame

Polaboy01aThe Polaroid Polaboy frame is perfect for all who appreciate sophisticated interior design, and want to showcase their memories and favorite images.

Polaboy01bThese large format frames are inspired by legacy Polaroid SX-70 and Spectra cameras. Create your own customized photo frame or browse from a unique gallery of photographs.

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Miniature Studio Softbox

SlickforceSoftlight™ – Pre-light Reference Tool

SlickforceSoftlight01aThe Slickforce Softlight™ is a miniature replica of a professional octagonal softbox that can be used to help artists pre-visualize their studio and on-location shoots, photograph their collectible miniatures or action figures (we favor Star Wars Stormtroopers) or just have a cool conversation piece on their desk.  Moreover, the Softlight is great for children, too. These budding photographers-in-training can play photography with their dolls, action figures or any other toy.

SlickforceSoftlight01bThe Slickforce Softlight™ actually functions in the same manner as a real softbox, shaping light with its umbrella and translucent diffuser design and highly reflective silver interior surface. Octagonal softboxes are most commonly used for such purposes as fashion, beauty and portrait photography. One of the most important reasons for this is that their unique shape creates a beautiful, soft, natural looking light source, as well as an attractive catch light in the subject’s eye.

SlickforceSoftlight01cThe Slickforce Softlight™ comes with a silver umbrella, octagonal translucent diffuser, light stand-base, 2 extender poles and a working miniature battery generator.

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Dark Romance

Sensual sheers in any colour as long as it’s black.
Nina Milner and Eden Classens by Justin Polkey

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Dark Romance
Photography by Justin Polkey

Hair and makeup: Alice Coloriti; Photographer’s assistant: Luke Stoffberg, Sherwin Liang; Models: Nina Milner at ICE Model Management, Eden Classens at BOSS Models; Fashion assistant: Mandy Nash; Fashion work experience: Esperance Potgieter, Victoria Lorenzo

from Glamour South Africa – February 2016

Hasselblad Masters 2016 Winners

Hasselblad Masters 2016 Winners

The winners, whose work spans four continents, were selected by a combination of a public vote and a professional Masters Jury – comprising internationally renowned photographers and imaging experts.

Hasselblad2016aAli Rajabi, Lauréat 2016 Street/Urban
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Hasselblad2016bLars Van De Goor, Lauréat 2016 Landscape/Nature
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Hasselblad2016cSwee Oh, Lauréat 2016 Architecture
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Hasselblad2016dGiorgio Cravero, Lauréat 2016 Product
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Hasselblad2016eKaterina Belkina, Lauréat 2016 Art
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Hasselblad2016fJohn Paul Evans, Lauréat 2016 Wedding
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Hasselblad2016gRoy Rossovich, Lauréat 2016 Mode/beauté
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Hasselblad2016hDavid Peskens, Lauréat 2016 Faune et flore
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Hasselblad2016iNatalia Evelyn Bencicova, Lauréat 2016 Portrait
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Hasselblad2016jJake Reeder, Lauréat 2016 Project//21
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For the first time in Hasselblad Masters Awards history each winning photographer not only gains ‘Master’ status but also a brand new Hasselblad medium format camera.
Winners will receive their awards, cameras and prestigious trophies at a special photokina 2016 ceremony in Cologne next September

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David Bowie | Style File Gallery

David Bowie is unarguably fashion’s king of self-invention. Mod teenager, hippy with dishevelled curls, Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, Thin White Duke – Bowie changed his style more dramatically than any other musician in history. His transformations brought about seismic cultural shifts, changing the definition of what it meant to be a popular rock star. For Bowie clothes were a way of projecting self-expression, a powerful tool in communicating individuality at its most extreme, glittering and creative.

David Bowie | Style File Gallery
more at: vogue

Le Plus Grand Concours Photo du Monde

37e Edition | Le Plus Grand Concours Photo du Monde
50 000 photos venues de plus de 70 pays

Portrait, Mode, Reportage, L’insolite dans la ville, La mobilité urbaine, Nu, Paysage, Les grands espaces, Les villes et le climat, L’océan, Sport, Graphisme, Le Street Art, Animaux, et plus…

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Photo | Spécial Amateurs
No523 Janvier-Février 2016