Trippy Portal Photo by Matthew Spiegelman

Talk about an eye-catching photo! Portal {Matthew Spiegelman in his studio with mirror, two way mirror, c-stands, clamp with suction cup, two geared tripod heads, three strobes, 4×5 camera, 180mm lens} [Variation 6] 2010 by Matthew Spiegelman makes some very clever use of mirrors…..Just goes to show that magical photos like this don’t come easy!

Spiegelman is part of the New York Photo Festival in Brooklyn which started yesterday will go on until May 20. The festival, which is free and open to the public, explores the tension between artistic photography, social documentary, and contemporary photography through four curated sites. Spiegelman was selected as one of sixteen artists for What Do You Believe In, which explores how photography shapes our ideas and informs how we perceive ourselves and the world around us. Sounds like an exciting show!

via [Huffington Post]

January 20, 2017

21 Edible Works of Art That Are Almost Too Good to Eat

Everybody knows that you’re not supposed to play with your food—but no one ever said anything about crafting it! Created entirely from food, this collection of edible works of art is as appetizing as it is artistic. From museum-worthy lollipops and decorative-art-inspired cookies to bento bunnies and sushi crafted into koi fish, each culinary creation puts a yummy spin on artistic expression.

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January 19, 2017

Magical Photos of the World’s Oldest Lake Frozen Over

Thought to be the world’s oldest lake, Lake Baikal in southern Siberia is also one of the world’s deepest, and one of the clearest. These combined characteristics make it a prime location for photographers on any occasion. But photographer Kristina Makeeva took things a step further when she recently walked on the frozen lake for a set of incredible photographs. This freshwater lake reaches depths of 5,387 feet (1,642 meters)

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