Antonio Chicaia – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Antonio Chicaia is a self-taught Angola-born photographer raised and currently based in Houston, Texas. Influenced by graphic design, Chicaia’s process takes a documentary approach, exploring relationships between people and within society at large. “I explore this through photographing myself, my friends, and family in the midst of interactions,” he explains. “When I make staged imagery it is usually with the intent of using the subject to represent a symbol or concept in society.” See more from Antonio Chicaia below! Source link

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“The Bushfire, The Flood, and The Virus” by Photographer Lisa Sorgini

Several disasters converged in Australia during the summer of 2020, now known colloquially as “Black Summer.” The first month was marked by devastating brushfire activity in Eastern Australia, followed by intense flooding in many of the same areas that had recently burned, and finally capped by the arrival of COVID-19 in Australia. With her camera, photographer Lisa Sorgini, based in Northern New South Wales, documents her experience of this time, gracefully capturing the delicate tension between beauty and destruction.  “This chain of catastrophes created a collective anxiety that was palpable…

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The Blue Hour: Lyrical Illustrations Catalog a Menagerie of Specimens in Earth’s Rarest Pigment

 Illustration #animals #birds #books #color #drawing #insects #landscapes #nature January 21, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Isabelle Simler, shared with permission French illustrator and author Isabelle Simler deftly renders the liminal time surrounding dusk through a poetic exploration of Earth’s rarest color. The Blue Hour winds through the natural world on a journey to spot the pigment, from a bluejay resting on ice-coated branches to robin’s eggs to midnight skies and ocean depths. Simler focuses on “this time of day, when daytime animals enjoy the last moments before…

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Explore Vermeer’s ‘Girl With a Pearl Earring’ in Incredible Detail with an Interactive 10-Billion Pixel Panorama

 Art Photography #art history #painting January 21, 2021 Grace Ebert Last year, researchers released records from nearly two years of analysis of Johannes Vermeer’s most-recognized artwork, “Girl With a Pearl Earring.” While their findings didn’t include the subject’s highly sought-after identity, they did reveal that the gray backdrop is actually a dark green curtain and that the figure has eyelashes only visible with magnification. Thanks to Emilien Leonhardt and Vincent Sabatier, of Hirox Europe, we all can study the intricacies of Vermeer’s elusive work and peer directly into the…

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