Posts by Kelly Richman-Abdou

July 18, 2017

Traveling Couple Exposes Similarities Around the World with Photo Mashups

Eager to leave their comfort zones and “embark on a little creative exploration,” South African couple Chanel Cartell and Stevo Dirnberger have dedicated their time to traveling the world. In 2015, the pair quit their 9-to-5 jobs and set off on a 2-year adventure. This trip around the globe brought them to 40 countries and culminated in a comprehensive collection of photographs, which the duo has creatively compiled into a unique series of artistic composites.

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July 17, 2017

Creative Couple Reenacts Most Romantic Photos of the Obamas for Their Engagement Shoot

Barack and Michelle Obama may no longer be living in the White House, but that hasn't stopped them from retaining their title as America's favorite First Couple. During President Obama's 8 years in office, White House photographer Pete Souza captured their captivating love in an extensive collection of photos. Inspired by these snaps, creative couple Cassi and Adam enlisted the help of photographer Natasha Herbert and event planner Covesa Gragg to reenact them in a stunning series of engagement photos.

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July 14, 2017

Exploring the Cutting-Edge History and Evolution of Collage Art

Throughout the 20th century, creatives across many movements, mediums, and styles began to explore the practice of collage art. The inventive and innovative approach to art attracted artists due to its one-of-a-kind aesthetic and unique, pieced-together process. Beginning in the modernist period and continuing into the contemporary art world, the collage art form has undergone a series of changes as more and more artists opt to explore it.

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July 13, 2017

Mesmerizing “Time Slice” Photos Show Single Locations at Different Times of Day

For years, artist and photographer Fong Qi Wei has been skillfully slicing photographs into awe-inspiring scenes showcasing the passage of time. Known as “time slice” photographs, each work of art combines several photos taken at different times of day to produce a single, strikingly cohesive composition. To create each piece, Wei snaps several photographs of the same location over a period of several hours. He then digitally divides the images and extracts a single strip from each.

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