Chinese Fashion Photographer Chen Man: The Vision Magazine Covers


My obsession with Beijing-born photographer Chen Man continues.Celebrated as the best fashion/beauty photographer from the “born in the 80’s” generation, Chen Man (??) made a significant impact when she photographed covers for the Chinese fashion magazine Vision from 2003 to 2007 (pictured). Since then, she has shot for the Chinese editions of Vogue, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, as well as the French publication Preference, U.S. Unlimited and British Nylon.The women boldly captured by her lens are colorful and sensual, courageous and playful. Her aptitude in Photoshop and lighting is what sets her apart and above her peers."I'm obsessed with women's bodies and have a visual desire for beauty," said Chen.

Chen Man herself is massively adorable.





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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