Spellbinding Stories (20 photos)

Photographer Andrew Smith of Cuba Gallery not only shoots amazing photos, he uses Adobe Lightroom in post-production to make them even more visually stunning. His photos have that retro and slightly cinematic feel to them, as if you’re seeing a frozen moment of an old film. By controlling the colors, tones and lighting, Smith creates spellbinding stories that make you feel lost in his world. I love how his photos are not only incredibly crisp but how he crafts his stories through composition and lighting.

Check out his Flickr page or website for more.



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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