Posts Tagged: shapes

Mårten Lange : “Anomalies” Series (Photography)

Shot in Sweden and Japan, the images in Anomalies are deliberately de-contextualized. Lange notes. “It’s not about a place. If you leave the place out of the story, the images can take on different weights. Places are really loud.” The objects that populate Anomalies, on the other hand, are suffused with a deep, seemingly impenetrable silence.

Mårten Lange : “Anomalies” Series (Photography)

Shot in Sweden and Japan, the images in Anomalies are deliberately de-contextualized. Lange notes. “It’s not about a place. If you leave the place out of the story, the images can take on different weights. Places are really loud.” The objects that populate Anomalies, on the other hand, are suffused with a deep, seemingly impenetrable silence.

Linus Lohoff : ‘Subjects’ (Photography Series)

“Things from the beach at the beach, where the light makes them look like sculptures or installations. This light gives them importance and beauty even if they’re just small buildings of human creation.”

Linus Lohoff : ‘Subjects’ (Photography Series)

“Things from the beach at the beach, where the light makes them look like sculptures or installations. This light gives them importance and beauty even if they’re just small buildings of human creation.”

Ali Chraibi : ‘Downtown Memories’ (Photography)

‘Downtown Memories’ series captures classically un-photogenic neighborhoods of Marrakesh through nicked and dirty car windows panes. Shooting encased in a moving vehicle, Chraibi managed to achieve well-composed, satisfyingly grainy images specked with points of light. He shows the true nature of the constructions of a city by taking us on a journey into a universal city. The shapes and shades of black & white structures seem familiar, but the vision is blurred and distant, through rain and fragmented light.

Ali Chraibi : ‘Downtown Memories’ (Photography)

‘Downtown Memories’ series captures classically un-photogenic neighborhoods of Marrakesh through nicked and dirty car windows panes. Shooting encased in a moving vehicle, Chraibi managed to achieve well-composed, satisfyingly grainy images specked with points of light. He shows the true nature of the constructions of a city by taking us on a journey into a universal city. The shapes and shades of black & white structures seem familiar, but the vision is blurred and distant, through rain and fragmented light.

Ambrosia3 : ‘Silhouettes’ Series (Photography)

:: :: ‘CXXXIX’ Silhouettes Series Photograph 2009 :: :: ‘CXXXVIII’ Silhouettes Series Photograph 2008 :: :: ‘XLIII’ Silhouettes Series Photograph 2007 :: :: ‘Le passage’ Silhouettes Series Photograph 2011 :: :: ‘Shadows of ourselves’ Silhouettes Series Photograph 2008 :: ::

Ambrosia3 : ‘Silhouettes’ Series (Photography)

:: :: ‘CXXXIX’ Silhouettes Series Photograph 2009 :: :: ‘CXXXVIII’ Silhouettes Series Photograph 2008 :: :: ‘XLIII’ Silhouettes Series Photograph 2007 :: :: ‘Le passage’ Silhouettes Series Photograph 2011 :: :: ‘Shadows of ourselves’ Silhouettes Series Photograph 2008 :: ::

Andreas Gefeller : The Japan Series (Photography)

Sensitizing and expanding our perception of what is allegedly a familiar reality is the attitude Düsseldorf-based photographer Andreas Gefeller adopts in his work. His most recent photographs are clearly more formal and structural, and they exhibit striking pictorial qualities.

Andreas Gefeller : The Japan Series (Photography)

Sensitizing and expanding our perception of what is allegedly a familiar reality is the attitude Düsseldorf-based photographer Andreas Gefeller adopts in his work. His most recent photographs are clearly more formal and structural, and they exhibit striking pictorial qualities.

Olli Kekäläinen : Photography Series

a selection of black and white, abstract photographs

Olli Kekäläinen : Photography Series

a selection of black and white, abstract photographs

Arnold Newman : ‘Early Works’ (Photography Series)

“As for myself, I work the way I do because of the kind of person that I am – my work is an expression of myself. It reflects me, my fascination with people, the physical world around us, and the exciting medium in which I work. I do not claim that my way is the best or the only way, it is simply my way. It is an expression of myself, of the way I think and feel.” – Arnold Newman

Arnold Newman : ‘Early Works’ (Photography Series)

“As for myself, I work the way I do because of the kind of person that I am – my work is an expression of myself. It reflects me, my fascination with people, the physical world around us, and the exciting medium in which I work. I do not claim that my way is the best or the only way, it is simply my way. It is an expression of myself, of the way I think and feel.” – Arnold Newman

Sebastien Canaud : Photography

“Simple moments, meeting according to my steps, immovable things which present life and sense in my photographic imagination.” Sebastien Canaud

Sebastien Canaud : Photography

“Simple moments, meeting according to my steps, immovable things which present life and sense in my photographic imagination.” Sebastien Canaud

Humberto Rivas : Photography Series

When I was living in Argentina when I was very young I began a very close relationship with art in general. I studied Fine Art and painting was very important to me. So was the cinema. I was mad about the cinema—a passion I still maintain–

Humberto Rivas : Photography Series

When I was living in Argentina when I was very young I began a very close relationship with art in general. I studied Fine Art and painting was very important to me. So was the cinema. I was mad about the cinema—a passion I still maintain–

Christian Coigny : ‘Still Life’ Series (Photography)

Based near Lausanne on the shores of Lake Geneva, Christian Coigny has for the past 30 years developed a career in traditional black and white photography in parallel to his work in publicity and fashion. Christian works primarily with film. His work is anchored in a classical education and is strongly influenced by American painters such as Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keefe or Andrew Wyeth…

Christian Coigny : ‘Still Life’ Series (Photography)

Based near Lausanne on the shores of Lake Geneva, Christian Coigny has for the past 30 years developed a career in traditional black and white photography in parallel to his work in publicity and fashion. Christian works primarily with film. His work is anchored in a classical education and is strongly influenced by American painters such as Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keefe or Andrew Wyeth…

Jan Rufelt : ‘Plastic Wrapped’ Series (Photography)

“I’m an educated artist painter who early became interested in photography. From the beginning using photography as “notebook pictures” to remember a certain place or thing. When digital photography became more common, I started manipulating and playing with pictures in the computer, often combining painting and digital picture on paper and canvas. Today, I try out different cameras, both digital and lately old analogue cameras to find out how I can use the pictures they take.” – Jan Rufelt

Jan Rufelt : ‘Plastic Wrapped’ Series (Photography)

“I’m an educated artist painter who early became interested in photography. From the beginning using photography as “notebook pictures” to remember a certain place or thing. When digital photography became more common, I started manipulating and playing with pictures in the computer, often combining painting and digital picture on paper and canvas. Today, I try out different cameras, both digital and lately old analogue cameras to find out how I can use the pictures they take.” – Jan Rufelt

Laurent Millet : ‘Les Monolithes’ Series (Photography)

“In my imagination,” says Millet, “I was seeing these engines, half-covered by the water, like geometric shapes.” It’s not necessary to know what he was thinking when he made these pictures to feel they have a somber quality. And yet there is a delicacy about them too, in the irregularity of their outside lines, and in the flimsiness of the shapes themselves. “I have a strong necessity to build things,” he says, “but now my constructions have become faster and lighter.”

Laurent Millet : ‘Les Monolithes’ Series (Photography)

“In my imagination,” says Millet, “I was seeing these engines, half-covered by the water, like geometric shapes.” It’s not necessary to know what he was thinking when he made these pictures to feel they have a somber quality. And yet there is a delicacy about them too, in the irregularity of their outside lines, and in the flimsiness of the shapes themselves. “I have a strong necessity to build things,” he says, “but now my constructions have become faster and lighter.”

Pavel Odvody : ‘Still Lives & Compositions’ (Photography)

This is a truly phenomenal, extremely unusual collection of novel picture themes that have barely anything to do with the uncountable daily offerings of photographed pictures in the media, taken in public places or at art museums. So Pavel Odvody’s picture world may appear strange to us at first sight… we are unable to associate a visual experience with it, with only a few capable of sharing his perspective.

Pavel Odvody : ‘Still Lives & Compositions’ (Photography)

This is a truly phenomenal, extremely unusual collection of novel picture themes that have barely anything to do with the uncountable daily offerings of photographed pictures in the media, taken in public places or at art museums. So Pavel Odvody’s picture world may appear strange to us at first sight… we are unable to associate a visual experience with it, with only a few capable of sharing his perspective.

Cecil Touchon : Photography Series

Why do I make the art I make? What am I doing? What inspires me to do it? I don’t really ask myself those questions on a verbal level. I have been at work for so many years that I have answered these questions to my own satisfaction and I continue to answer them through the work that I produce.

Cecil Touchon : Photography Series

Why do I make the art I make? What am I doing? What inspires me to do it? I don’t really ask myself those questions on a verbal level. I have been at work for so many years that I have answered these questions to my own satisfaction and I continue to answer them through the work that I produce.

Luis Mallo : ‘In Camera’ Series (Photography)

Luis Mallo’s large-scale urban landscapes (most made in his Brooklyn neighborhood) are cleverly realized perceptual puzzles. In each photo, chicken wire, slats, net or fencing of some sort occupies the picture’s foreground, interrupting but not entirely obscuring our view of the factory, parking lot or construction site beyond.

Luis Mallo : ‘In Camera’ Series (Photography)

Luis Mallo’s large-scale urban landscapes (most made in his Brooklyn neighborhood) are cleverly realized perceptual puzzles. In each photo, chicken wire, slats, net or fencing of some sort occupies the picture’s foreground, interrupting but not entirely obscuring our view of the factory, parking lot or construction site beyond.

Martine Franck : Photography Series

“A photograph isn’t necessarily a lie, but nor is it the truth. It’s more of a fleeting, subjective impression. What I most like about photography is the moment that you can’t anticipate: you have to be constantly watching for it, ready to welcome the unexpected.” – Martine Franck

Martine Franck : Photography Series

“A photograph isn’t necessarily a lie, but nor is it the truth. It’s more of a fleeting, subjective impression. What I most like about photography is the moment that you can’t anticipate: you have to be constantly watching for it, ready to welcome the unexpected.” – Martine Franck

Andrey Belkov : ‘Russian Winter’ (Photography)

My friendship with photography started when I was only 5 years old. My father gave me a toy film camera and I made my first photo. I didn’t know how to look at it. Father took my camera, opened it, took out a cassette and went away in to the darkness. He was a great magician. He could take a film and make a picture. I grew up, the magic became a reality

Andrey Belkov : ‘Russian Winter’ (Photography)

My friendship with photography started when I was only 5 years old. My father gave me a toy film camera and I made my first photo. I didn’t know how to look at it. Father took my camera, opened it, took out a cassette and went away in to the darkness. He was a great magician. He could take a film and make a picture. I grew up, the magic became a reality

Fernell Franco : Photography Series

“That tragic, poor, transitional element that is found all over Latin America is encapsulated in those images… The act of binding, of shipping and storing, bespeaks a defenseless class that exists in each of those countries, where there are people who have never owned property and whose only option for conserving what little they have is to bind and enclose it before moving on elsewhere.” – fernell franco

Fernell Franco : Photography Series

“That tragic, poor, transitional element that is found all over Latin America is encapsulated in those images… The act of binding, of shipping and storing, bespeaks a defenseless class that exists in each of those countries, where there are people who have never owned property and whose only option for conserving what little they have is to bind and enclose it before moving on elsewhere.” – fernell franco

Lillykeeper : Photography Series

a selection of abstract and minimal photographs

Lillykeeper : Photography Series

a selection of abstract and minimal photographs

Isa Leshko : ‘Thrills & Chills’ Photography Series

Amusement park rides terrify me, which is why I began photographing them. I am fascinated by what compels people to surrender themselves to these mechanical beasts. The rides seem to challenge the very limitations of being human. We can’t fly; yet these vertigo-inducing machines allow us to soar through the open air. The experience combines elation with fear; thrills with chills.

Isa Leshko : ‘Thrills & Chills’ Photography Series

Amusement park rides terrify me, which is why I began photographing them. I am fascinated by what compels people to surrender themselves to these mechanical beasts. The rides seem to challenge the very limitations of being human. We can’t fly; yet these vertigo-inducing machines allow us to soar through the open air. The experience combines elation with fear; thrills with chills.

Tom McLaughlan : Photography Series

Paul Klee said “a line is a dot that went for a walk”. And one day – while out walking in Valencia, Berlin and Zurich – the line came across shadow, sky and negative space. These photographs explore the relationship between the four and were inspired directly by the work and friendship of: Gianni Galassi.

Tom McLaughlan : Photography Series

Paul Klee said “a line is a dot that went for a walk”. And one day – while out walking in Valencia, Berlin and Zurich – the line came across shadow, sky and negative space. These photographs explore the relationship between the four and were inspired directly by the work and friendship of: Gianni Galassi.

Aaron Siskind : Photography Series

“Move on objects with your eye straight on, to the left, around to the right. Watch them grow large as you approach, group and regroup themselves as you shift your position. Relationships gradually emerge and sometimes assume themselves with finality. And that’s your picture.” Aaron Siskind

Aaron Siskind : Photography Series

“Move on objects with your eye straight on, to the left, around to the right. Watch them grow large as you approach, group and regroup themselves as you shift your position. Relationships gradually emerge and sometimes assume themselves with finality. And that’s your picture.” Aaron Siskind

Jeff Zaruba : Photography Series

Jeff explores patterns and abstractions created by man and found in nature. Most of his images have a strong graphic element. He looks for the interplay of shapes, forms and shadows, reflections and light.

Jeff Zaruba : Photography Series

Jeff explores patterns and abstractions created by man and found in nature. Most of his images have a strong graphic element. He looks for the interplay of shapes, forms and shadows, reflections and light.

Marc Riboud : Photography Series

French photographer Marc Riboud isn’t easily categorized, because he’s never specialized in any particular area of photography. There are some recurring themes and stylistic idiosyncrasies in his work, but the pictures fall easily into half a dozen different modes of photography. He describes himself as a “shy” photographer, saying “I was torn between the fear of getting too close to people and another force that egged me on to get a closer look.”

Marc Riboud : Photography Series

French photographer Marc Riboud isn’t easily categorized, because he’s never specialized in any particular area of photography. There are some recurring themes and stylistic idiosyncrasies in his work, but the pictures fall easily into half a dozen different modes of photography. He describes himself as a “shy” photographer, saying “I was torn between the fear of getting too close to people and another force that egged me on to get a closer look.”

Stanko Abadzic : Photography Series

“The mass media bombard us with images of blood and tears, “he states.” It’s high time we showed interest in beauty and aesthetics, not just in wars and catastrophes. I still believe photography can touch people emotionally. I believe a photograph can be a testimony and a document of its time, and that it can inspire us to talk to each other and make a better world…”

Stanko Abadzic : Photography Series

“The mass media bombard us with images of blood and tears, “he states.” It’s high time we showed interest in beauty and aesthetics, not just in wars and catastrophes. I still believe photography can touch people emotionally. I believe a photograph can be a testimony and a document of its time, and that it can inspire us to talk to each other and make a better world…”

Ronan Guillou : ‘Colour Photography’ ( Series 1 )

Catching places, cities, glances: Ronan Guillou translates his pleasure and desire for keeping traces of them during his walks. Cities, and the people who animate them, are the basis of his humanistic approach. Aside from his commercial campaigns, Guillou’s personal work records moments of ordinary life, where men and women are photographed during their daily routines in urban landscapes.

Ronan Guillou : ‘Colour Photography’ ( Series 1 )

Catching places, cities, glances: Ronan Guillou translates his pleasure and desire for keeping traces of them during his walks. Cities, and the people who animate them, are the basis of his humanistic approach. Aside from his commercial campaigns, Guillou’s personal work records moments of ordinary life, where men and women are photographed during their daily routines in urban landscapes.

Ronan Guillou : Colour Photography ( Series 2 )

If his photographs suggest a poetic vision of the ordinary and call upon the imagination of each and every one of us, they also question us on the temporality [material matter] of places, reveal their nearly organic power as well as their fragility, and examine man’s relationship with the constructed universe.

Ronan Guillou : Colour Photography ( Series 2 )

If his photographs suggest a poetic vision of the ordinary and call upon the imagination of each and every one of us, they also question us on the temporality [material matter] of places, reveal their nearly organic power as well as their fragility, and examine man’s relationship with the constructed universe.

Morishita Daisuke : Photography Series

Born in Aichi, Japan. – Graduated from Tokyo College of Photography. – Now live in Yokohama.

Morishita Daisuke : Photography Series

Born in Aichi, Japan. – Graduated from Tokyo College of Photography. – Now live in Yokohama.

Brian Day : Street Photography

I don’t avoid the reality of life in my photographs, but I do make a conscious effort to show that life goes on. There is a potential for happiness, love, and beauty to be found wherever there is life.

Brian Day : Street Photography

I don’t avoid the reality of life in my photographs, but I do make a conscious effort to show that life goes on. There is a potential for happiness, love, and beauty to be found wherever there is life.

Richard Stultz : ‘Almost Monochrome’ Series (Photography)

What a fascinating place the urban landscape is, with its intersection of architectural shapes, light, and color. Using these elements, I strive to create a structure within an image that’s especially satisfying. Sometimes the scene is mostly geometrical, consisting of trapezoids, rectangles, triangles, and circles.

Richard Stultz : ‘Almost Monochrome’ Series (Photography)

What a fascinating place the urban landscape is, with its intersection of architectural shapes, light, and color. Using these elements, I strive to create a structure within an image that’s especially satisfying. Sometimes the scene is mostly geometrical, consisting of trapezoids, rectangles, triangles, and circles.

Tomomichi Morifuji (arha) : Photography Series

arha = ah – When we are moved, when we feel, when reminded of something. – We mutter ‘ah’

Tomomichi Morifuji (arha) : Photography Series

arha = ah – When we are moved, when we feel, when reminded of something. – We mutter ‘ah’

Josef Schultz : Photography Series

Josef Schulz is a “photographer” of modern warehouses and factories – trite industrial buildings that nobody would want to consider to be of any major architectural interest. All over the world these buildings are mass-produced, built for all kinds of industrial production processes

Josef Schultz : Photography Series

Josef Schulz is a “photographer” of modern warehouses and factories – trite industrial buildings that nobody would want to consider to be of any major architectural interest. All over the world these buildings are mass-produced, built for all kinds of industrial production processes

Erwin Staeheli : “Gravel & Coal” Series (Photography)

Erwin Staeheli studied art in Basel, Switzerland. After a period of painting he changed to photography. He has also worked as a civil engineer, planning and supervising roadwork, concrete constructions and water supply systems.

Erwin Staeheli : “Gravel & Coal” Series (Photography)

Erwin Staeheli studied art in Basel, Switzerland. After a period of painting he changed to photography. He has also worked as a civil engineer, planning and supervising roadwork, concrete constructions and water supply systems.

Masahisa Fukase: The Solitude of Ravens (Photography Series)

Masahisa Fukase is considered to be both a legend and an enigma in his native Japan. For a culture that is traditionally reluctant to expose emotion in public, the expressionistic character of his work was, in part, the result of the development of the generation that evolved after WWII.

Masahisa Fukase: The Solitude of Ravens (Photography Series)

Masahisa Fukase is considered to be both a legend and an enigma in his native Japan. For a culture that is traditionally reluctant to expose emotion in public, the expressionistic character of his work was, in part, the result of the development of the generation that evolved after WWII.