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Photography

Anthony Goicolea

February 8, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Digitally composed images by photographer Anthony Goicolea. (via 500 photographers)

 

 



Photography

Congo Infrared

February 1, 2011

Christopher Jobson

What you’re looking is not the result of Photoshop. This incredible collection of photos entitled INFRA from Eastern Congo was shot by 30-year-old photographer Richard Mosse using discontinued Kodak Aerochrome film. Mosse chose this infrared film to intentionally subvert traditional photos taken from the region to help draw attention to an often overlooked conflict.

INFRA; examines the conflict in Eastern Congo using Kodak Aerochrome, a recently discontinued film that was originally developed for military reconnaissance. These extraordinary colors are not the result of Photoshop. The project seeks a new strategy to represent Congo’s intangible conflict. Mosse chose to use this infrared aerial surveillance film out of context in order to explore how photography represents a place like Congo, a place deeply buried beneath its past cultural representations, from Heart of Darkness to Tin Tin. Infrared light is invisible to the human eye, and so the work alludes metaphorically to the conflict’s lack of visibility in our global consciousness, as well as (paradoxically) this endless war’s over-saturation in the mass media. Color infrared film portrays the world in a pink palette which the photographer uses to subvert the ways in which Congo and the African continent are traditionally photographed. He deliberately wishes to break the generic rules in order to question how we see (or don’t see) this war.

(via black harbor — at the time of posting this, the site appears to be down)

 

 



Photography

Hannes Caspar

December 28, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Love these reflected buildings by Hannes Caspar (nsfw).

 

 



Illustration Photography

Fredrik Ödman: Composed Animals

December 28, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Holy swan-rabbits and fish-monkeys! Composed Animals is an incredible series of composite photographs by Fredrik Ödman. I wish we lived in a world where some of these animals exist (though airborne anteaters give me the heebie-jeebies), however at least we live in one where Fredrik does.

 

 



Photography

Romain Laurent

December 13, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Delightfully surreal photos by Romain Laurent.

 

 



History Photography

Pavel Maria Smejkal, Fatescapes

November 27, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Iconic historical war photos with the subjects removed by Slovakian artist Pavel Maria Smejkal. (via i like this art)