Behind Bond: Behind The Scenes with Daniel Craig as 007

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Whether behind the lens or in front of a screen, Greg Williams has always loved film. On assignment from London's Sunday Times Magazine in 1997, the British photographer began what he’s become best known for: behind-the-scenes and on-set cinema photography. In 2001, he published “Greg Williams On Set,” a look at the underpinnings of the British film industry and he has since been tasked...

Skateboarding Art: Bob Burnquist, A Bunch Of Brown Balloons

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To promote its bubbly Aero confection, Nestlé tapped skateboarding legend Bob Burnquist and skate filmmaker Ty Evans, set up a ton of cameras, filled a concrete skate park with chocolate-colored balloons and started rolling. Boxes upon boxes upon bags and bags of the balloons were used and barely managed by the commercial crew. The resulting TV commercial is dreamy and delicious, but since...

"City Of Water" From The Air

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Getty entertainment photographer Dan Kitwood used the 2008 Venice Film Festival as an excuse to get airborne. Taking a break from taking shots of celebrities, filmmakers and movie stars, Kitwood snapped a series of stunning aerial photographs of Italy’s “City of Water.” The northeastern Italian city was largely built on more than 100 small islands. Building and home foundations were...

Intimate Imagery Proves Less Is Mora

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San Diego photographer Lou Mora has a simple approach to his work: "Less is more," he writes on his Web site. But the deeply personal portraits and personalities his lens captures are deceptively layered and beautiful. Using available, natural light, Mora doesn't stretch with subject or angle, instead the relying on technique, composition and focus to recreate a feeling. It's an aesthetic...

Stunning 360-Degrees World by Alexandre Duret-Lutz

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With a tiny amount of abstract, ounces of creativity and a special photography technique, Alexandre Duret-Lutz manages to create an amazing new world that certainly yanks at our curiosity.  While the technique is not new, Duret-Lutz has perfected it.  The French artist  (known as gadl on Flickr) focuses on stereographic projection panoramas and each of his photographs captures a miniature...

French Photographer Focuses on Urban Paris Personality

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French photographer Gilles Alonso has thrown his expert eye towards urban life and taken to the streets of Paris with a cadre of beautiful women. Shot on the street, inside parking garages, rooftops and select interior spaces, Alonso's gritty photographs blend setting and pose to present a distinct personality from each of the models, who are each stunning, but appealingly non-bombshell. [via...

The Lomography Gallery Store in New York

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Opened yesterday in the lively Manhattan, the Lomography Gallery Store in New York is quickly becoming the Mecca for all those trying to satisfy a desire for analog photography. Other than being a retail store for all your lomo needs, the space serves as a gallery and meeting point that gathers everyone who appreciates the little mistakes of the lomo way. Considered the masterpiece of the...

A Brave New Concrete World: the Art of Kawahara

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The style of photographer Kazuhiko Kawahara is one of symmetry, of spiraling fractals and cubic concrete.  With careful digital manipulation, his cityscape subjects take on a mathematic character as streets and structures, buildings and beamwork interweave into themselves.  Let your eyes lose focus for a second, and Kawahara's work becomes reminiscent of Rorschach-- allowing your mind to see...

Animals in Human Cages: Trading Places with the Wild

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While art is always open to interpretation, it's often the most apparent emotions that can be the most striking. Same goes for Mikel Uribetxeberria's Animalia, a composite collection of fabulous photographs that creatively portrays wild animals in hollow, empty human settlements. Is the gorilla pondering how to escape extinction or the reindeer how to get on a first flight to the North Pole?...

Fiero Animals, Image Production from Nikolai Kvartnikov

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Russian illustrator, photographer and digital artist Nikolai Kvartnikov seems to have poured his heart out for a series of stylish prints.  Designed for Fiero Animals, a company offering services for the big dogs in the advertising industry, his photographs are vividly different-- making his collection a fine example of art photography that allows room for interpretation. His talent has made...

Chema Madoz: Art is Always Around Us

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Sometimes the simplest things in life are often the best, but with a touch of creativity it turns into perfection. Artist Chema Madoz is a Spanish photographer with an outstanding talent, renowned for his black and white surrealist photographs that has taken originality to a whole new level. It's quite stunning to see his work and to understand or interpret the intent, the absurd, the paradox...

Hunter S. Thompson Gonzo Photo Portfolio

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When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.  While it may have never gotten weird enough for Hunter S. Thompson, he left behind some of the greatest writings of the 20th century.  His brand of self-indulgent, investigative journalism got him up-close, personal and in the midst of the subjects he covered.  From riding with the Hell's Angels, sparring with Mohammed Ali, arguing football...