Each year, surfers flock to the Tahitian village of Teahupoo to ride what photographer Ben Thouard calls “..the most powerful and perfectly artistic waves in the world.”
via NPR Picture Show
A behind the scenes snapshot of Sophie.
Wanna try something new with your film camera this summer? The folks at Lomography came up with a brilliant way to load two rolls of 110 film onto a single spool of 35mm.
via Pop Photo
In his gigantic body of work, Arno Rafael Minkkinen uses the human body in a truly ingenious way. Instead of the person being the center of focus, Arno cleverly aligns parts of the human body seamlessly with the rest of the picture.
Can we take a second to admire the perfection of Stephen Shore’s Uncommon Places? Shore’s journey across the lesser seen parts of the United States is an example of Americana at its finest.
For the first time ever, we have a complete picture of the planet Mercury. Scientists used thousands of images captured over a period of years to piece together this mesmerizing 360 degree view of the planet.
via Chase Jarvis
In what has to be most precise photography project ever, Harvard fellow Wim Noorduin used salt and silicon to create microscopic flowers on the surface of a penny.
Just a few weeks ago, Hindus around the world celebrated the festival of colors, known as Holi. Participants of all ages throw brilliantly colored powders to welcome the coming of springtime.
The Atlantic rounded up a gorgeous set of photos of Holi festivals from across the country of India.
The girl next door, Sophie. Photography by z-tox photography
In his latest unconventional series, he’s created immense landscapes from ordinary materials in hit kitchen, such as table salt.
via It’s Nice That
Hailing from the Czech Republic, self-taught photographer Martin Stranka uses a bit of Photoshop magic to create totally surreal portraits. He also compiled his favorite shots into a limited edition book that is worth checking out.
via We and the Color
By cutting these items in half we move past the simple appetite appeal we normally try to achieve and explore the interior worlds of these products.
When Teresa’s not studying up for her nursing degree, she’s chasing grasshoppers and fungi to get the best macro photos ever.
We asked her what her favorite apps, lenses, and tips were for getting such great shots & she has so many good recs!