Photography

August 8, 2020

Photographer Captures Magical Sight of Fireflies Dancing in a Japanese Forest at Night

While cherry blossom season marks the beginning of spring in Japan, there’s an equally beautiful natural phenomenon that happens in the summer. Beginning in June, Hime-hotaru fireflies illuminate the forests in a breathtaking display that looks just like a star-studded night sky. Japanese photographer and CG artist Yutaka Kagaya (aka KAGAYA) recently captured this otherworldly occasion with a stunning photo of fireflies dancing around a field of hydrangeas at night.

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August 6, 2020

Winners of Australia’s Professional Photography Competition Highlight the Country’s Best

Each year, the Australian Institute Of Professional Photography (AIPP) runs several print-based photography competitions to engage its members. Unfortunately, 2020 turned out to be a complicated year due to COVID-19, so the group needed to innovate in a new way to unite Australia's photography community. In this spirit, the AIPP Silver Lining Awards were conceived.

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August 4, 2020

Photographer Invites 16 Artists to Reimagine His Portraits in Their Own Style

Photographer Mathieu Stern creates striking, often surreal portraits using a variety of vintage lenses and digital techniques. With the spirit of experimentation in mind, he was inspired to collaborate with artists after browsing through images on Instagram posted under the hashtag #DrawThisInYourStyle. The popular art challenge encourages illustrators to recreate art in their own way, and Stern thought it would be interesting to see how artists would translate his photography into digital art.

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