Moving Elephant By Mark

Moving Elephant by Mark is a Zurich based photographer. For him, the art of photography is synonymous with life, embodying a never-ending journey which is manifested in his creativity and artistic vision. Capturing his scenes with only naturally available light as well as directly shot monochrome, his images hold a power in their underlying preservation of photography in its most natural and raw form.

Mark’s work is comprised of two parallel lines of work. The first of these lines explores symmetry and perspective in mostly urban architecture. These works capture the beauty of the order present in oft overlooked architecture, which is then further emphasized by the monochromatism of the images, which renders all the lines of the symmetry all that much more visible. The second line in Mark’s work deals with the art of storytelling through images as it relates to the female body. In these works, Mark deftly wields extremely dramatic lights and shadows to create gorgeously emotive scenes that can easily stir up memories or connections within a viewer. Further, there is compositional overlap between these lines, both where elements of symmetry and repetition come into the figurative works, as well as where the symmetrical architecture begins to evoke figurative forms in its contours.

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Moving Elephant By Mark
more at agora gallery

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The next generation of Nikon Storytellers

Meet the #Nikon100
We hand selected 100 up-and-coming photographers you should be following on Instagram. Meet the #Nikon100 and explore how they use photography to share their stories with the world.

by Ashraful Arefin
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by Noel Casaje
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by Nina McIntosh
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by Matt Walker
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by Jason Lumsden
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The next generation of Nikon Storytellers
Inspired photography from around the world.

100 days of talented Nikon photographers

more at Nikon

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Editors’ Choice Awards in Architecture

Editors’ Choice Awards in Architecture from Hotshoe Black & White Photography Club

Hobart building, SF
by Jerry Paduano
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Hypercube.
by Cesar GM
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Dark Street
by Sebastien Wautie
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AGO Staircase
by Rick Halpern
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Robarts Escalator
by Rick Halpern
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S. da Pedra
by Jacs PhotoArt
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Editors’ Choice Awards in Architecture
more at hotshoe

Hotshoe 2019 Awards to be announced late summer.

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Competition Winning Images

The following images were entered into our ‘Image Of The Month’ Competition recently, and awarded ‘Gold’ by a panel of highly respected Judges.

by Morgan Wallace
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by Chris Chambers
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by Lynne Harper
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by Gary Neville
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by Owen Clements
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Competition Winning Images
more at The Guild of Photographers

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Photogenic Villages

For this photo contest we invited you to share photos of the villages that you find the most photogenic… From the iconic small villages in Italy and Western Europe to picturesque villages in South America and Asia.

Congratulations Grand Jury Winner “Dutch Classic IV ” by martinpodt
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Congratulations Runner Up “Once upon a time in Groningen – The Netherlands ” by luigitrevisi
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Congratulations Runner Up “Zaanse Schans House ” by wayneobald
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Congratulations Amateur Winner “Hamnoy sunset ” by RalfvonSamson
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Congratulations People’s Choice “Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Italy ” by Patosan
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Photogenic Villages Photo Contest Winners
more at viewbug

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Fill the Frame

To create visual impact fill the frame with your subject, excluding most or all of the background. Get in close, you do not have to have every part of the subject or object in the image for it to be complete. For this contest any subject or object in colour or black and white is acceptable. I look forward to seeing your images.

R e d by Lize Hill
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Owl by Luis Martins
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Flower by Paul kerby
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Moza wall by Gilbert Claes
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Orangutan by Steve James
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Fill the Frame

more at photocrowd

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2019 Epson Signature Worthy Prints

This award will be judged by an Epson representative and the winner will be determined at their sole discretion. Any entrant with a Silver award or above will be eligible, and the winner will be chosen based on content, quality and technical ability.

Afshin Jafari – 2019 AIPP Queensland Epson Signature Worthy Award
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Tania Malkin APP AIPP – 2019 AIPP Northern Territory Epson Signature Worthy Award
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Mieke Boynton APP – 2019 AIPP Victorian Epson Signature Worthy Award
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Peter Blakeman APP AAIPP – 2019 AIPP NSW Epson Signature Worthy Award
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Paul Hoelen APP M.Photog. II – 2019 AIPP Tasmanian Epson Signature Worthy Award
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2019 Epson Signature Worthy Prints
more at State Awards

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