Photographer Gray Malin photographs beaches around the world from high above while sitting in a doorless helicopter. The images are beautiful: http://petapixel.com/2013/06/03/gray-malins-colorful-beach-bum-aerials-shot-from-doorless-helicopters/
Photographer Camilla Catrambone shot portraits of her family members by collecting their possessions and photographing them neatly arranged. This “portrait” is of her grandmother Ilva.
See more of the work here: http://petapixel.com/2013/06/03/photographer-creates-portraits-of-family-members-by-shooting-possessions/
Clever proposal idea: photographer Jerrit Pruyn recently proposed to his girlfriend by having her look through the viewfinder of his vintage SLR camera: http://petapixel.com/2013/05/30/photographer-pops-the-question-using-the-viewfinder-of-his-slr-camera/
Zev (AKA “Fiddle Oak”) creates amazing photo-manipulations showing himself and his family as miniature people living in a giant world… and he’s only 14 years old!
See more of his creations here: http://petapixel.com/2013/05/30/miniature-world-photo-manipulations-by-14-year-old-photographer-fiddle-oak/
For two years, photographer Julien Coquentin documented the feeling of winter mornings in Montreal as he left his graveyard shift at a hospital.
Check out the beautiful series here: http://petapixel.com/2013/05/28/black-and-white-photos-that-capture-the-feeling-of-winter-mornings-in-montreal/
Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York gave a brilliant TEDx talk at Columbia University about how our perception of the world is being affected by the media’s focus on “good” news. Here’s the video and our short summary of his points: http://petapixel.com/2013/05/16/brandon-stanton-how-our-worldview-is-negatively-affected-by-good-stories/
Photographer Miles Morgan creatures beautiful images of lava flows from up close. How close, you might ask? So close that his shoes and tripod have melted!
See his work here: http://petapixel.com/2013/05/10/photographer-gets-so-close-to-lava-that-his-shoes-and-tripod-melt/
Photographer Nicolai Howalt shot photos showing the interiors of cars after they were involved in major traffic accidents.
See more here: http://petapixel.com/2013/05/07/eerie-photos-of-car-interiors-after-major-accidents/
Photographer Mark Laita’s “Created Equal” project is a series of portrait diptychs that show the shared thread of humanity in drastically different American subcultures. This photo shows a black churchgoer and a white supremacist.
See more here: http://petapixel.com/2013/05/01/portrait-diptychs-showing-the-differences-and-similarities-between-subcultures/
Photographer Shawn Heinrichs recently came across an epic battle between a group of killer whales and a group of sperm whales. After snapping some pictures from his boat, he jumped into the water for a closer look!
See more here: http://petapixel.com/2013/05/01/photographer-captures-a-battle-between-killer-whales-and-sperm-whales/