Allan Teger's Bodyscapes series, which started in 1976, creates beautiful landscapes out of miniature figures and nude bodies. The bodies form everything from lakes, to mountains, to golf courses. Teger was initially a psychologist and academic counselor and taught about altered realities, subjective reality and mystical consciousness, which he has incorporated into his artistic work.
Lovely photo series of Frances Bean Cobain by Hedi Slimane.
"It's hard not to talk about her very public beef with mom Courtney Love, or what it's like to grow up as the heir and legacy of one of rock and roll's most tortured souls, her father Kurt Cobain. But Frances Bean Cobain—named as such, as rock legend goes, after Seattle's Frances Farmer and the fact that she looked like a bean as a baby—has done remarkably well avoiding publicity. Which, despite the air of tragedy and complexity around her, is kind of a shame, because as Hedi Slimane's recent photo shoot depicts, she's a magnetic and alluring young lady..." - MTV Style
This is one of the amazing sets that Bert Stern took with Marilyn Monroe at the Hotel Bel Air before her tragic death. You can buy Marilyn Monroe: The Last Sitting at Amazon, which has more amazing shots of her last session. You can also look forward to a few posts in the future featuring more shots from this sessionl.
Wow! Fabrizio Bensch and Pawel Kopczynski developed a groundbreaking system that allows photographers to remotely operate a camera with a joystick. Using this technology, Mike Blake at Reuters took some incredilbe shots of gymnasts in never before seen angles. Read the article at My Modern Met for a more detailed look into how these photos are taken.
You might think long exposure photography is a relatively new phenomenon, but you would be dead wrong. Harold Edgerton began experimenting with long exposure photos as early as 1938. He developed his style using a stroboscope, better known as a strobe light. He took his photos using a strobe along with the camera's flash to capture the motions of his subjects. The results are these awesome photos!