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Photographer Jason Tozer Turns Soap Bubbles into Mysterious, Colorful Planets

November 12, 2012

Christopher Jobson

All images courtesy the artist

No these aren’t incredible new high-resolution photographs of newly discovered rainbow worlds beamed back from Hubble, they’re just soap bubbles captured by photographer Jason Tozer in his London studio. Armed with a Hasselblad camera and a 135mm lens, Tozer has developed a his lighting technique that requires a giant dome of perspex to illuminate the reflective surface of each bubble. The more patterned surfaces on the bubbles are manipulated with a straw to create the various swirls and textures that might as well be the surface of Jupiter or Neptune. You can explore his website to see a few more photos, several of which have a fancy zoom feature giving you the full macro effect, he’s also done similar work with smoke and ice.

 

 

 



Art Food Photography

The Geometric Food Art of Sakir Gökçebag

October 24, 2012

Christopher Jobson

And I have trouble cutting a sandwich on a perfect diagonal for my son. From watermelons to green beans and apples to pomegranates, Turkish photographer Sakir Gökçebag slices common fruits and veggies to create striking geometric arrangements. To clarify: the photos you see here haven’t been digitally manipulated but are instead the result of meticulously precise cutting worthy of a surgeon. If you want to see more I strongly urge you to check out the installations and photography projects on his website. (via designboom)

 

 



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From the Edge of Finland: New Photos by Mikko Lagerstedt

October 24, 2012

Christopher Jobson

Photographer Mikko Lagerstedt first taught himself to use a camera in 2008 and has since fallen in love with the medium, having captured hundreds of dreamlike images of the Finnish landscape he calls home. This latest body of work called Edge was taken exclusively in Finland over the last few weeks and captures perfectly his somewhat unsettling approach to landscape photography that can be equal parts beautiful and just plain eerie, with strange figures lurking just on the horizon. You can follow Mikko’s photography on his blog, via Facebook and on Behance.

 

 



Photography

Winners of the 2012 Wildlife Photographer of the Year

October 22, 2012

Christopher Jobson

Paul Nicklen / Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012

Paul Nicklen / Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012

Jasper Doest / Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012

Larry Lynch / Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012

Richard Peters / Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012

Sergey Gorshkov / Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012

Cristóbal Serrano / Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012

Anna Henly / Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012

Kim Wolhuter / Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012

Adam Gibbs / Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012

The winners of the 48th annual Veolia Environmental Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition were announced on October 17th featuring 100 incredible photos selected from 48,000 entries originating from 98 countries, with top prize claimed by Paul Nicklen for his bubbly capture of emperor penguins. Here are ten of my favorites and you can see all of the winners in person at the Natural History Museum in London through March 2013. A full gallery is also available online. (via flavorwire)

 

 



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The Hilarious Costumes of a Dog Named Trotter, Photos by Sonya Yu

October 17, 2012

Christopher Jobson

The bar for fine art photographs of dogs in goofy costumes was set quite high in the 70s and 80s by photographer William Wegman and his Weimaraner companions Man Ray and Fay Ray, and while I suspect 20% of the entire industry of the internet is spent sharing adorable pet photos, it’s rare to see a single animal transcend the rest. Some worthy contenders recently have been Theron Humphrey and his dog Maddie, and also Seth Casteel’s underwater dogs. But a new pup has thrown down the gauntlet and her name is Trotter, a one-year-old French Bulldog lovingly captured by her owner, San Francisco photographer Sonya Yu who bills herself as a Professional Food Pornographer. You can follow Trotter’s dressy exploits on Yu’s Instagram feed but also check out her personal work which is outstanding. (via the fluffington post, which apparently, is a thing)

 

 



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Where the Internet Lives: The First-Ever Glimpse Inside Google's Data Centers

October 17, 2012

Christopher Jobson

So it really is a series of tubes. For the first time ever Google has posted dozens of rare photographs inside and around its data centers revealing the absurd level of organization, energy and design that goes into powering some of the largest, most powerful systems plugged into the internet. My absolute favorite aspect is the color-coordinated design of their infrastructure as it correlates to the Google logo. What wonderful attention to detail. See many more photos of their eight data centers and Street View imagery of their Lenoir, NC data center at Where the Internet Lives. All photos by Connie Zhou.