Photography

Vintage Photography Collection — Figure#1

Vintage Photography Collection — Figure#1

A while ago I came across this book in a garage sale. Beautiful collection of work by famous photographers. See image 3 below for photographers’ credits. Thanks to Asha P. for inspiring me to scan it finally. 

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Eyescapes

Eyescapes

“Eyescapes” is a series of photographs irises. It’s a project by Rankin, London-based photographer and co-founder of the magazine Dazed & Confused.

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Norman Rockwell’s Photographic References

Norman Rockwell’s Photographic References

Link to NPR Article. Link t o NPR’s Photo Gallery.

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Original Star Trek Series photostream on Flickr

Original Star Trek Series photostream on Flickr

Link to birdofthegalaxy’s photostream.

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Puppies and Flowers : Polar Bear in the arctic wonders “what for lunch?”

Puppies and Flowers : Polar Bear in the arctic wonders “what for lunch?”

A group of wildlife enthusiasts were looking forward to their lunch during an expedition to the Arctic island of Svalbard. But they soon discovered a hungry polar bear was also rather keen to try their cauliflower soup. The giant predator poked his head through the open porthole into the kitchen of the ship, which had(…)

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On the set of ‘Mad Men’ — B&W photography by James Minchin III for Rolling Stone

On the set of ‘Mad Men’ — B&W photography by James Minchin III for Rolling Stone

Link to Rolling Stone with more photographs.

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A Darkness Visible: Afghanistan by Seamus Murphy

A Darkness Visible: Afghanistan by Seamus Murphy

Seamus Murphy began photographing Afghanistan in 1994, and his new book A Darkness Visible: Afghanistan, is a classic on the rise of the Taliban and the impact of U.S. invasion. For two decades, he has worked extensively in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Latin America and most recently America on an ongoing project during what(…)

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Alvaro Sanchez-Montañes — Galería Desert Indoors

Alvaro Sanchez-Montañes — Galería Desert Indoors

Link to  Alvaro Sanchez-Montañes online gallery.

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Irina Davis — Russian pin-up girls

Irina Davis — Russian pin-up girls

Because of the devastation of World War II, Russian “girls” in the ’40s and ’50s were taught to be tough and work hard.   I am saddened by the fact that Russia never had the chance to enjoy the happy pin-up times of America’s postwar period. In fact, cheerful American pin-up art was considered in Soviet(…)

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Gregor Graf — City scenes minus the commercial trimmings

Gregor Graf — City scenes minus the commercial trimmings

From the Austrian Cultural Forum: Gregor Graf’s exploration of urban architecture involves taking medium format images of mundane urban settings and painstakingly removing all text and symbolic references from the image, producing an anonymous and generic metropolis, yet evoking a sense of familiarity. In 2006 Graf was commissioned by the Visual Arts Platform to produce(…)

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“A Matter of Taste” Photographs by Fulvio Bonavia

“A Matter of Taste”  Photographs by Fulvio Bonavia

For more pictures and info on the book: Fulvio Bonavia.

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The commercial photography of Jeffrey Vanhoutte

The commercial photography of Jeffrey Vanhoutte

Link to Jeffrey Vanhouttes’ site. The ads below were created by kwink. Click for larger.

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Puppies and Flowers : Jill Greenberg — Monkey Portraits

Puppies and Flowers : Jill Greenberg — Monkey Portraits

Link to more photos.

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The Photography of Horatio Salinas

The Photography of Horatio Salinas

http://horaciosalinas.net/

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Puppies and Flowers : The animal portraits of Evan Kafka

Puppies and Flowers : The animal portraits of Evan Kafka

Link to Evan Kafka’s website animal section. Be sure to check out his ‘babe’ portraiture a la Jill Greenberg. Previously related: Puppies and Flowers : Jill Greenberg — Monkey Portraits

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“The Missing” A photo project by Gustavo Germano, beautiful but sad…

“The Missing” A photo project by Gustavo Germano, beautiful but sad…

Each picture represents a before and after ‘the dissapearance’ shot. Picture above (1970): Maria Irma Ferreira, Maria Susana Ferreira; picture below (2006): Maria Susana Ferreira From Zeit Online: During the military dictatorship in Argentina from 1976 to 1983 nearly 30,000 people disappeared without trace. Der Fotograf Gustavo Germano gehört zu den Opfern des Staatsterrors. The(…)

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Jazz artist portraits by William P. Gottlieb, circa 1938 to 1948.

Jazz artist portraits by William P. Gottlieb, circa 1938 to 1948.

Portrait of Slam Stewart, Three Deuces(?), New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1946 Click images for larger. Portrait of Django Reinhardt, Aquarium, New York, N.Y., ca. Nov. 1946 Portrait of Kaiser Marshall, Art Hodes, Sandy Williams, Cecil (Xavier) Scott, and Henry (Clay) Goodwin, Times Square, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1947 Portrait of Billie Holiday, Downbeat(?),(…)

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Lost collection of Ansel Adams photos found at garage sale worth $200 million.

Lost collection of Ansel Adams photos found at garage sale worth $200 million.

From CNN: Los Angeles, California (CNN) — Rick Norsigian’s hobby of picking through piles of unwanted items at garage sales in search of antiques has paid off for the Fresno, California, painter. Two small boxes he bought 10 years ago for $45 — negotiated down from $70 — are now estimated to be worth at(…)

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60’s Black and White Contact Sheets by David Bailey

60’s Black and White Contact Sheets by David Bailey

Catherine Deneuve Rolling Stones Mick Jagger Michael Caine Mia Farrow The Kray Brothers John Lennon and Paul McCartney Jean Shrimpton David Hockney From an upcoming show at Hamiltons Gallery, London.

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