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List/Grid Tag Archives: Photo-manipulation

Pop Icons Placed into Vintage Ads

David Redon, art director from Paris, France, mixed some great old American advertisement with modern singers and musicians under title “Ads Libitum”. His clever vintage posters include many known stars such as Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Beyoncé, Amy Whinehouse and many others. “I like the shift between vintage and modern pop culture, because these days the border between art and commercial is very small, and artists work their images like brands do. I started working on this project last summer, but it started to buzz maybe two months ago. It takes me one or two hours to create an ad. I search for the… Read more »

Surreal Monochromatic Images by Dariusz Klimczak

Surreal photo manipulations by Polish photographer Dariusz Klimczak are dreamy and odd. Monochrome style picked by artist enhances the power of the composite images. They feel like illustrations to a fantasy story or shots from a mysterious movie. “I prefer square frames and black and white pictures but I don’t shun colors. In my photo-manipulative works I seek mood, joke, and universal symbols which can make the viewer contemplate or laugh.” – says Klimczak.

Time Traveling Photographer Chino Otsuka

Japanese visual artist  Chino Otsuka, living in London, UK, travels in time as she combines her childhood photos with present images of herself. Otsuka’s series “Imagine Finding Me” combines digital compositions from various countries during different years of artist’s life. The images are manipulated in a way the viewer can really believe they were not retouched.  “The digital process becomes a tool, almost like a time machine, as I’m embarking on the journey to where I once belonged and at the same time becoming a tourist in my own history.” – says Otsuka. How would it be to travel in time and… Read more »

Bizarre Photo-Manipulations by Caras Ionut

Romanian artist Caras Ionut, creates surreal world blending everyday reality with dreams. Compositions, full of dull lights and tones, brings a viewer into his strange imagination, which easily could be illustrations to a story book. Ionut about his work: “Most people when considering dreams would think of good positive dreams, and I like to think I capture that in my work. I also seem to visit the darker side of what people may see in dreams, not necessarily what one would see as negative, but possibly a dream that one could not quite understand or [from which one] may feel alone”…. Read more »

14-Year-Old Photographer’s Self-Portraits in A Miniature Surreal World

Massachusetts-based photographer Zev ” fiddle oak“, has already been taking photographs for 6 years, since he was 8! The -now- 14 years old photographer, has a portfolio that exhibits skills beyond his years. His latest creation is a series of photo-manipulated images of a surreal miniature world, with him being the star of the scenes. Many of the images are a collaboration with Zev’s 18-year-old sister Nellie who helps with concepts and setup but all of the shooting and editing is done by Zev. This is a talent that definitely deserves attention! SEE ALSO: Cardboard Cities by Andy Rudak [Via Colossal]

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