British photographer accused of child rape found dead in Paris

British photographer accused of child rape found dead in Paris

British photographer David Hamilton, accused of raping French TV-host Flavie Flament when she was 13 years old in 1987, was found dead in his Parisian home on Friday, police sources said. According to a source cited by Reuters, Hamilton died of asphyxiation. His body was found by a neighbor. In a book released last month, […]

Chinese Factory Workers And The Toys They Make

Chinese Factory Workers And The Toys They Make

China is the biggest toy exporter in the world – nearly 75% of all the world’s toys are made in the country – but the retail price of one high-quality toy in the western market is often more than six months’ salary for a Chinese toy factory worker. In order to depict the drudgery of […]

Photographs of Tiny Waves by Deb Morris

Photographs of Tiny Waves by Deb Morris

Although wave photography is an established genre of photography, almost all snappers are shooting in the water, inside the barrel. Australian photographer Deb Morris goes beyond photographing the average wave by focusing on the subtle ripples caused by tidal waves that are no higher than 3 to 30 cm. She has dubbed these macro images […]

Beautiful ‘Smeared Skies’ Photos by Matt Molloy

Beautiful ‘Smeared Skies’ Photos by Matt Molloy

These beautiful photos of the sky were created by stacking images of the same scene together by Photographer Matt Molloy. Usually photo stacking is used either to create HDR images or to increase depth of field of the camera or a time-lapse video. Mr Molloy used the same technique, albeit in a different way, to […]

Jason Tozer’s Planetary Bubbles

Jason Tozer’s Planetary Bubbles

These planetary pictures of Jupiter like gas-giants with swirling hurricanes are actually common soap bubbles. Photographer Jason Tozer was commissioned to make these using Sony’s Alpha 350 DSLR camera by the visual communication magazine Creative Review. The shoot came about after Sony approached Creative Review in 2008 looking for a way in which to demonstrate […]

Thousands of Pink Flamingos at Lake Nakuru, Kenya

Thousands of Pink Flamingos at Lake Nakuru, Kenya

Lake Nakuru is one of the three inter-linked lakes in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. These lakes are home to 13 globally threatened bird species and some of the highest bird diversities in the world. An absolutely incredible feature of Lake Nakuru is the large gatherings of long-legged, long-necked greater and lesser flamingos. The […]

Andy Rudak’s Cardboard Cities

Andy Rudak’s Cardboard Cities

London-based still life advertising photographer Andy Rudak has recently embarked on a more personal project, creating a series of cityscapes made entirely from cardboard. With the help of set-builder Luke Aan de Wiel, Andy recreated surreal views of cities like London, New York, Mumbai, Paris and Tokyo in the studio. His “Cardboard Cities” took nearly […]

The Lumberjacks Who Felled California’s Giant Redwoods

The Lumberjacks Who Felled California’s Giant Redwoods

This series of photos from the 1915-era capture lumberjacks working among the redwoods in Humboldt County, California, when tree logging was at its peak. The photos are part of the Humboldt State University Library Special Collections, a series of pictures from northwest California from the 1880s through the 1920s by Swedish photographer A.W. Ericson. When […]

Portraits of Rural Chinese Families with Everything They Own

Portraits of Rural Chinese Families with Everything They Own

Photographer Huang Qingjun has spent the past ten years travelling to remote parts of China persuading people to have their photographs taken along with all their household possession. The result offer glimpses into the utilitarian lives of millions of ordinary Chinese that appear not to have been swept up by the same modernisation that has […]

Frieke Janssens’s Controversial Photos of Smoking Kids

Frieke Janssens’s Controversial Photos of Smoking Kids

A few months ago smoking was banned in all public places in Belgium. Photographer Frieke Janssens responded with “surrealistic, melancholic and theatrical but especially controversial pictures of smoking kids” to visualise the contradiction of the unhealthy cigarette and the immense attraction of smoking. The children, aged four to nine, are shameless posing while enjoying their […]

Strange Items Confiscated at Kennedy Airport, New York

Strange Items Confiscated at Kennedy Airport, New York

These images are from a set of 1,075 photographs of items detained or seized from passengers or express mail entering the United States from abroad at the New York airport. These photographs were taken at both the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Federal Inspection Site and the U.S. Postal Service International Mail Facility at John […]