Otherworldly Landscape Photography

Have you ever seen an aerial shot of a meteor shooting through the sky? Using an underexposed fisheye lens, photographer John Colbensen captured the outstanding galactic image, above, right from his airplane seat. The Norway native never misses a chance to put his expert photography skills to use. His portfolio boasts a range of versatility that leaps from landscapes and seascapes to macro and fine art photography.

Colbensen’s work captures the quiet elegance of natural lands. Some of his work is so extraordinary that it looks like a painting produced from one’s imagination. In addition to his stylized landscape images, the dexterous photographer’s macro photography resonates a hauntingly beautiful abstractness. As a whole, Colbensen’s work is otherworldly and absolutely mesmerizing.




















John Colbensen’s website
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January 16, 2017

Powerful Portraits Capture the History and Masculinity of Mongolian Wrestling

“Like going to war.” This is how one of the wrestlers in photographer Ken Hermann and art director Gem Fletcher‘s project Bökh, describes Mongolian wrestling. Shot in the grasslands of Inner Mongolia, the resulting portraits and short film pay respect to this ancient tradition. It’s a tradition that is still very much alive in the nomadic communities that account for 30% of the country’s population.

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January 16, 2017

Life-Saving Poster Uses Lemons to Illustrate Different Signs of Breast Cancer

At first glance, the bright and colorful Know Your Lemons poster may not appear to be dealing with an issue of life or death. A closer look, however, reveals the severity of the situation at hand. Created by the Worldwide Breast Cancer organization, the clever image uses manipulated photos of lemons to illustrate the tell-tale physical signs of breast cancer.

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