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I was a teenager in the nineties. Yes I am old. It was an angsty time of oversized t-shirts, a lot of denim, and television series like My So Called Life . When I saw this photographic series by Adrienne Salinger titled Teenagers … Continue reading
Where Hunting Dogs Rest
Where Hunting Dogs Rest is a beautiful photographic series by Martin Usborne of abandoned Spanish hunting dogs rendered in the painterly style of Velazquez. “For many centuries hunters in rural Spain have used dogs, often greyhounds, to hunt wild animals … Continue reading
Bored Girls is a photographic series by Portland-based creative Anja Verdugo. The project began during an impromptu shoot when a moment of boredom was captured on camera. This grew into over 30 portraits of bored women against bright pastel backdrops.
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Chief Solomon Osagie Alonge
Chief Solomon Osagie Alonge (1911-1994) was a Nigerian photographer who held the title of official photographer for the Royal Court of Benin in the mid 20th century. In 1942 he opened his own studio called The Ideal Studio where he did private … Continue reading
American documentary photographer Eliot Elisofon took these striking portraits of female students at a Protestant secondary school in Mbandaka, Congo, in 1972. I love the mix of hairstyles – these ladies had an amazing sense of style.
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Luisa Brimble’s Flower Women
Luisa Brimble is a very talented Australian food and lifestyle photographer. A common motif throughout her work is the use of floral design to add colour and texture. A theme that was showcased beautifully in The Green Gallery’s online magazine … Continue reading
I’m rather excited to see Dusen Dusen‘s new home range. What a wonderful combination of shapes and colours! A bathroom to aspire to. A clever idea for a work lunch. South African company Essie Letterpress recently released a set of … Continue reading
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Back Burn is a beautiful botanical series by Australian photographer Jared Fowler of burnt leaves left as a result of preventative fires.
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Pipes & Drums
Pipes & Drums is a striking portrait series by photographer Oliver Kruger of young South African bagpipe players and drummers in traditional Scottish marching bands.
Orania, for those who are not familiar, is a controversial Afrikaner community in the Northern Cape, South Africa. The land was bought in 1990 as a stronghold for Afrikaner nationalists by Professor Carel Boshoff, son-in-law of the infamous former apartheid president … Continue reading