For avid skaters, these photos are absolute gems. These were taken from Hugh Holland’s terrific photo album, “Locals Only: California Skateboarding 1975-1978.” The period that the book covers is considered by some as the skateboarding culture’s golden age, as this was when the sport really started to take off and seep into America’s identity.
Roger Vail captures symbolic thrill rides set against the static background and the vivid backdrop of the fairground lights using a vintage view camera and long exposure photography, creating images with an otherworldy quality to them.
The 100-year-old Discoverer’s Alliance has stepped into realms alien to man. It has gone to the farthest corners of space and the deepest chasms of the ocean. The Alliance’s bold explorers have gathered rare minerals and treasures from unknown worlds. That ticked your imagination a bit, didn’t it?
Texan photographer Emily Blincoe comes up with some truly great photographs simply by arranging objects in a neat and orderly fashion, may it be based on color, size, or shape. Her works, aptly referred to as the Arrangement Series, is definitely an obsessive-compulsive’s dream.
Murad Osmann, the photographer behind the #FollowMeTo Project, has finally been led by his perennial model and sweetheart, Natalia Zakharova, towards marriage. The couple found social media stardom as the talented lensman documented his travels throughout the globe while being led by his lady love, which made for iconic images that you can view in his social media accounts.
Inspired by the freedom sunbathers feel at the beach, photographer Tadao Cern created his “Comfort Zone” series. The candid photographs celebrate the subjects in a completely relaxed and uninhibited stance. Cern believes his photos invite the viewer to dig deeper into the personalities and stories of the subjects– even though their faces aren’t revealed.
The following images combine the artist’s two foremost passions–photography and LEGO. Ingeniously created by Samsofy Pardugato, the French photographer channeled his inner geek and artistry and turned LEGO characters into the stars of his compositions.
Photographer Ty Foster was inspired to create his dogs wearing cones of shame series when his father sent him a picture of his two dogs in the post-vet healing collars. While these devices are a necessary evil for animals to heal, Foster’s portraits aptly depict the humiliating and unbearable experience the dogs have while wearing them.
Spending over four months and taking nearly 10,000 photos of blooming flowers, photographer Thomas Blanchard has tipped the scales on time-lapsed videos. Spend just over two minutes to experience the result to gain full appreciation.
Through his series of incredible photographs, Hamid Sardar-Afkhami, chronicles his time spent with the nomadic Dukha tribe. This incredible and dwindling group of Mongolians has a special connection to the natural world and the unique animal species that inhabit it.