Image Cereal magazine Aspen by Kate Holstein

Cereal – just about the coolest publication on the planet

Despite my best intentions to blog more regularly, I have days, even weeks, when I am just too busy with other projects to find the time. When this happens, rather than write something quick and crappy, I have decided to post imagery-based articles instead. Afterall, who amongst us doesn’t love a swoon inducing image? For those […] Read more…

Nature photographs of Eliot Porter

The pioneering landscape photography of Eliot Porter

If you have a fondness for taking photographs of lichen-covered stones, the bark on a tree trunk, falling leaves in Autumn or any other nature image, then like myself, you owe a debt to American photographer Eliot Porter (1901-1990). Widely emulated today, Porter was a pioneer of colour photography at a time when serious photographers […] Read more…

fading flower images by Trine Hisdal

Fading beauty – flower prints by Trine Hisdal

Recently I started following Norwegian freelance photographer, Trine Hisdal on Instagram. I saw one of her images, fell in love with it and just had to find out more. I am a flower lover from way back and can appreciate a beautiful floral image as much as the next person, but what stopped me in […] Read more…

Richard Mosse The Enclave image Safe from Harm

Surreal landscapes and war – the arresting images of Richard Mosse

Although not intentional, I seem to be having a bit of an African photographic moment. Hot on the heels of yesterday’s posting is yet another on photography and Africa. This time it is the arresting images of New York based photographer Richard Mosse. In 2010, Irish-born Mosse created a series of photographs that investigated conflict […] Read more…

Photographic digital collage by Ruud van Empel

Digital collages – artworks by Ruud van Empel

I’m in love with these images by Dutch artist, Ruud van Empel. The plants, the colours and those … oh so gorgeous children. Black children in European middle-class attire from the 1960s stand bold and wide-eyed surrounded by green and lush tropical plants. Staring straight ahead, the childrens’ faces are expressionless. They look real, albeit […] Read more…

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