A Whimsical Tea-Inspired Series by Cade Martin

Award-winning photographer Cade Martin sure knows how to take his viewers on a magical journey. The Wonderland series he created along with the Washington Ballet was filled with over fifty dancers majestically moving through the air. If only for a brief moment, we forgot about the troubles we face in our everyday lives and simply marveled at his storytelling ability.

The Washington D.C.-based photographer has just come out with a new series that was inspired by tea. When Starbucks decided to open up their first Tazo Tea store in Seattle, who else could they turn to but Martin to create their campaign photography? “A whimsical and provocative journey, guided by the elixir of tea. Sensory delights about and worlds come together in unexpected ways.”

Cade Martin’s website

December 2, 2016

Sexy French Farmers Pose for Shirtless 2017 Calendar

Last year, the holiday season was set ablaze by France’s Pompiers Sans Frontières (Firefighters Without Borders) and their sizzling, stripped-down calendar. Shot for a good cause by renowned Paris-based fashion photographer Fred Goudon, the risqué calendar proved to be a popular Christmas gift—both in France and abroad. In keeping with tradition, Goudon has photographed a new crop of au naturel pin-up models for his 2018 edition: French farmers.

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December 1, 2016

Meticulous Landscape Paintings Beautifully Represent Intangible Emotional States

Artist Crystal Liu intimately ties her emotional states to beautiful abstract paintings. In large-scale works, she constructs landscapes that are metaphors for the intangible forces that drive us. Visually, elements of the Earth and sky are the actors for the feelings we cannot easily imagine. Together, the sun, mountains, and more depict “narratives of conflict, entrapment, longing, and precarious hope.” These symbols allow Liu to seem removed, yet make the pieces deeply personal.

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