I started photography when I started travelling and I fell in love with wildlife photography. It is to me the most difficult but rewarding type of photography. I love looking for angles and backgrounds to give an unusual view of the animal. Then the animal has to offer the perfect look or the perfect posture.
Grégory Pol, a sailor and a scuba diver, is always connected to nature ; never the less, its magnificence and its treasures strike him everytime. His commited, talented and vivid photographies reveal his fascination for a rough and ruthless nature that can also be so fragile.
Mountains explores natural elevations not as a conquest of extreme sites, but as a silent trajectory taking the viewer to discover textures and slow movements, but also pauses, illusory moments in which clouds, trees, and rocks do not move.
“More and more, abstract aerial desert photography is becoming my lifetime project”, says the Liechtenstein-based photographer Roland Blum. His ongoing work “Poetry of Silence” was created in the Namib Desert. The Namib Desert is often referred to as the world’s oldest desert
With his « 360 Visions » photo series, Patrick Jacquet brings a new vision of landscape photography. It will bring you into new well-rounded parallel worlds. Each image is coming from a full 360° panoramic view… 65 stitched pictures.
These images are from my larger exhibit "The True Cost of Oil which explores the relationship between the world's largest energy project and the environment - both local and global - which it threatens.
I depict the aesthetics of nature in black and white to deliver certain universal feelings.Feelings that a photograph in color washes out. Feelings that every human is able to translate from visual poetry to an introspective understanding of the world that surrounds us
I knew about the kea birds before even coming to New Zealand. I discovered them on a BBC documentary show. I was awed by these intelligent birds playing in the snow up in the epic southern alps described like the only parrot species to live in the mountains.
Life within boundaries is hard and painful, no matter how sophisticated and safe it is. I always wonder why schools, offices and sometimes even a home is felt so stressful and pressurised, because, it confines us within boundaries with specific regulations.
Vistas is composed of multiple exposures shots and high resolution scans of colors & solvents compositions; dealing respectively with the perception of Time and the perception of Space. Starting from my previous works on landscapes I aimed to create images presenting an altered Time dimension, through the use of multiple and/or very long exposures.
In States of Grace, I illuminate beauty amidst the chaos. I’m calmed by the simplicity of a graceful line and the stillness of the suspended moment and compelled to share an impression of the serenity I find there.
Håkan Strand’s calming approach is reflected through his use of traditional black and white analogue photography, which pays tribute to the tradition of the great masters. This is his own way of battling the fast pace and excesses of modern life.
This series was photographed and documented in November 2017 for four days while I visited my father in Brazil. We explored the desert of Jericoacoara, the Atlantic coastline in the north of Brazil. The unexpected combination of the desert between the blue ocean and white sand dunes spread over 200 kilometers side by side took my breath away.
With the series Recanto Frang Dushaj is paying tribute to a little haven, a little place he calls his own but which he gladly shares with everyone. In mind he can visit it whenever he wants, otherwise he needs a camera and a pair of good shoes.
This series of photographs is part of a long-lasting project dedicated to the Yellow Mountain in China. The classical Chinese landscape painting has been an important source of inspiration in my photography
Death Valley is the hottest and driest area in the Western Hemisphere, and one of the lowest in the world.It is located near the border between California and Nevada and it stretches over an area of about 3,000 square miles
Eqi is unique in that as it is forced downhill and around a curve from the Greenland Ice Sheet, it’s layers are turned vertically. This causes the glacier to sheer when it reaches the bay in a near constant manner, into very small fragments rather than icebergs.
It took me to reach Kunduchi around half an hour from Dar es Salaam city. There is a Beach Resort and one needs to pay to enter and sumptuous lunch and dinners are available at the restaurant. But the magic happens much before that.
Saskia Boelsums is a Dutch photographer and her Netherlandish heritage clearly shines through her work.
All of the photographs of landscapes or still life uncover the connection with the 17th century masters of the genre. The dark tones, baroque-like contrasts and clarity of the detail is stunning, as Boelsums’ photographs balance between the real and surreal.
The Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, off East Africa. Located on Indian Ocean, the natural beauty of its numerous beaches are beyond imagination. There is a saying that Adam and Eve were sent to The Seychelles.
Le Corbier is a village planned in 1938 but built in December 1967. It is is an alpine winter sports resort situated in France, in the département of the Savoy. The concept of this village is to protect the safety of pedestrians and skiers
To make this portfolio I had the idea to show the inside of blossoms before they open all her petals and pistil. For this idea I´m looking for corresponding flower buds. After testing a lot of flowerbuds in the springtime and summer and experiments to show there inside in a really manner
As almost every person, I took a camera for almost every trip and vacation to make interesting shots of different places. So at the beginning it was just a travelling with compact camera. I started to think more about photography in 2000.
I live in the wild for long stretches of time. Inevitably, I fall under the spell of wild animals. It dawns on me that these are intelligent, emotional, social and personable beings. I connect with their sentience.
The passion for ocean photography has always been present as I have lived near the ocean almost my entire life. Discovering photography made it possible for me to express my love for the ocean through images.
This is part of an ongoing project to record aerial images of human settlement patterns at the edge of water. Most of these are at the ocean’s edge. Humans have a fascination or a compelling need to live at the interface of land and water in its different forms.
The project Landscapes of the world is a small sample of some of the places and locations that I have liked and impacted the most during my travels around the world. With them I have tried to reflect and give my vision of how beautiful is the nature and the world in which we live
The beach of Sankt Peter Ording in the North of Germany at the "Norse" is about 12 km long and the width is between 0,6 – 1,8 km and in the summer it is one oft the best visited beaches in Germany with about multible thousend of bathing visiters.
The goal of my pictures is to take the hand of the viewer, and bring him around to discover a parallel world, a hidden reality made by soft tones, natural lines and smooth water. Landscapes are my preferred subjects, and long exposures are the way I try to show my vision to the beholder.
These photos represent the very best of my trip to Kenya that ignited in me such a fire for photography. The breadth of color that I experienced there, from the wildlife to the landscapes to an amazing sunrise awoke a passion that I had not known before and for which I am truly thankful.
Knowing Europe's northern regions well, I have always been amused by the nominative difference between Greenland and Iceland. The first called green is largely represented by its icecap, pack ice, gigantic glaciers and huge drifting icebergs.
It was’nt the first time that the island was faced with strong changes in its morphology, although unlike the one that nature itself in the garden of Yaiza led to bury it under the black mantle of lava, entered the night of that September 1, 1730 when the earth opened up
This project, realized through the use of the drone, is inspired by the method of cataloging the use and covering of the soil known as the Coordination of Information of Environment, which was set up by the European Commission
In this dossier in color and nature, I have sought and tried to base it on two main colors, the blue that transmits tranquility and relaxation, and in many cultures associate it with the eternal, since things seem more infinite and great as the sea and heaven.
The riverscape of Bangladesh tells the story about the natural beauty of Bangladesh. The mood, artistic appeal, loneliness, solitude, and tranquility of our riverscape, attract many art seekers to dive into the beauty of the Mother Nature.
The script of this sequence tries to convey the isolated way of life of many of the inhabitants of the Island, the different structures of houses, ships, churches that mix with the nature so characteristic of Iceland
Low-key black & white photography has always been a passion of mine. And since my photographic niche is black & white, it was a no-brainer to combine the two key components to capture the emotion and drama of a scene in order to express my artistic vision.
The images in this series, "Last of its Kind," are infrared portraits of taxidermied animals in natural history museums.Most were plentiful when they were collected at the beginning of the last century, but are now so few that they hover near extinction.
The photographic series entitled “Antarctica” by Santiago Vanegas attests to the moving experience the artist experienced during a journey across that frozen continent that is being subjected to a radical transformation.
“States of Grace” is a portfolio of painterly photographs illuminating the sinuous grace of organic forms in the natural world. Drawn to the sensual, I seek serenity in visual balance and create glimpses of beauty to still the chaos in my mind.
Once in Iceland one cannot be but taken aback by the vast landscape and the minimal presence of human intervention. It is almost a meditative experience to be engulfed by nature away from any urban distraction.
Luis Aguilera was born Caracas, Venezuela and then moved to Miami, Florida as a teenager. A street artist by nature, Aguilera has always been intrigued by the innovative ways that photography can capture a moment, especially shots near water.
My work aims to unveil the unique characteristics of a variety of threatened species as they are removed from their environment through post processing and presented as ambassadors for their species in the wild.
The Latin word for Intellect is Animus, Animus is defined as: character, intellect, memory, consciousness, often mind. An intrepid sleuth, Liam Lynch endures whatever extremes he must to capture the story he is bound to tell us in his photographs.
This project started in 1995 on the shores of Lake Geneva (Léman) where I live. It depicts a personal approach about the esthetically pleasing value of the objects built or abandoned on the shores and the way they pertain to the landscapes.
Imagine setting up a studio under the surface of the sea. To capture this body of work Lynch composed each image under water then with the help of an assistant diver holding a backdrop and specialised underwater lighting
These black and white images are from a diversity of global locations. Ireland, Canada, Iceland, The Faroe Islands and Namibia. They endeavour to convey a sense of space, atmosphere and the way in which light exacerbates tonal contrasts.
Dark Zoo is the product of several expeditions to various French wildlife parks. Through this series of animal portraits, I’m trying to convey emotions while attempting to disregard the prefabri- cated environment of the zoo
Ruud Peters, a native of The Netherlands, has been a professional photographer for the past 30 years. His work included portraits, weddings, product displays, and post processing of images. His central interests now focus on landscapes, nature, and the macro world.
Meg Wachter is a photographer and retoucher who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York (by way of Ohio). She attended Ohio University's School of Visual Communication and received a BA in Commercial Photography and a Minor in Women's Studies.
Earth equally soaks up temple and shit. Close your eyes for a minute, and cities surrounding you will disappear. So-called artefacts, like buildings, highways, airports or shopping malls, which are considered to be the proof of superiority of certain species of this planet.
This year one of my biggest dreams came true – I met wild horses. I mean I literally stood in between large herds surrounded by prying, gentle animals. Contrary to my expectation to meet animals which are wild and untamed, I found trust, love and pure curiosity.
When gazing at the jellyfish floating in their tanks at the aquarium, I find myself in a peculiar mood. These jellyfish appear as if they could be alien life forms drifting through space, or perhaps even spaceships.
Alexandra Uhart is an artist photographer born in Chile who is based in London. Before turning her focus to the photographic pursuit she studied Aesthetics, which helped shape the philosophical enquiries that she would later express visually in her work.
Ty Poland is a 21 year old photographer and a graduate of Monmouth University with a Bachelors in art and concentration in photography. After three years in the major, Ty’s style began to develop into a sense of what the eye can’t see.
Trying to explain the concept behind my photography is never as fun as actually pressing the shutter button. Why do I try so hard to create the images I dream about? Why developed a style over the years in an attempt to define how I see the world?
Man has always had a fascination with animals and nature. We have on the one hand, respect for the forces of nature and the animals survival, understanding that we should live in symbiosis, but at the same time, we want to take power over them, control them.
I started Water Moods project as a mirror to Urban Moods, only this time with a specific thing in mind - to use long exposures to create feelings of tranquility, where you can get an extra breath every time you watch the photos.
Daniel Botelho is an award winning photojournalist that specializes in underwater photography. His work can be seen in more than a hundred advertising campaigns. Daniel’ s connection with nature dates back to his childhood, as he grew up in between the sea and the rainforest, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.