Socratis Avgitidis's Blog – September 2011 Archive (20)

Burning House Project

Rohan L Anderson, 35, Ballarat, Australia, Photography & Design

If your house was burning, what would you take with you? It's a conflict between what's practical, valuable and sentimental. Have you really thought this answer through?

This is the exact premise of Robert Holden’s intriguing project, titled ‘The Burning House’.

The hypothetical…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 30, 2011 at 6:00 — 9 Comments

Adam Martinakis -Sculptures

          Stoned Wall

Adam Martinakis creates fascinating 3-dimensional abstract art. His complex surrealistic works resemble large scale metal sculptures.

The Power Game

 

The Woman

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 29, 2011 at 6:18 — 2 Comments

Fantastical Fashion Fantasies

One of my favourite photographers Kristian Schuller has released an ebook of his magical work, entitled 90 Days, One dream. In 90 days, Kristian Schuller travels to the most beautiful places in the world, accompanied by young girls full of dreams. An unusual and exciting challenge for the fashion photographer that inspired an intensive fashion…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 28, 2011 at 6:00 — 8 Comments

International Photography Awards-Automotive

1st Place: Automotive Professional Photographer

Entry Title: " Hyperspace Audi A8"

Photographer: igor omulecki, Poland 

Category: Professional, Automotive

Entry Description: Hyperspace campaign introduce new Audi A8 on polish market. The photographs were presented during 4 exclusive events/exhibitions in Poland. Moreover, a limited edition album of only 1000…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 26, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

International Photography Awards

1st Place: Fashion Professional Photographer

Entry Title: " Women of History"

Photographer: Peter Lippmann, France

Category: Professional, Fashion



Entry Description: These images are the result of a collaboration with Christian Louboutin and were first shown on neofundi by Shoelosophy on June 21.

 

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 25, 2011 at 7:30 — No Comments

Oktoberfest 2011

The 178th Oktoberfest opened in Munich, Germany, with the traditional tapping of the first keg of beer by the mayor, shouting "O'zapft is"! ("It's tapped"). The Bavarian festival takes place over 17 days, and some 6 million people are expected to attend. Last year, visitors drank more than 7 million one-liter mugs of beer. Looking at the photos makes me wish I could be there, for at least one…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 21, 2011 at 8:23 — 1 Comment

On Top of the World-Photography

Russian student Marat Dupri, 19, bought a Canon camera 18 months ago and immediately decided to start taking shots of beautiful views. He began climbing onto the roofs of houses to capture spectacular views from the air, before deciding to go to even greater heights.



Together with his fearless friends and models, he has sneaked past guards at some of Moscow's…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 18, 2011 at 8:10 — 1 Comment

The Art of Fashion-Drew Barrymore

This new Nieman Marcus campaign starring Drew Barrymore and lensed by Norman Jean Roy is title 'The Art of Fashion'. Shot like a modern day movie star, Drew works looks from top designers, capturing the essence of the retailer’s fall collections. With classically waved tresses and seductive lips, Drew dons looks from Gucci, Prada, Emilio Pucci, Tom Ford, Akris, Carolina Herrera, DKNY,…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 16, 2011 at 8:30 — 1 Comment

Elisabetta Canalis for Peta

Italian superstar Elisabetta Canalis bares all for PETA's iconic anti-fur campaign and proudly declares that she'd rather go naked than wear fur. 

"I decided to go nude because I think that nudity always creates a big reaction," says Canalis. "These poor animals are electrocuted, skinned alive, drowned, and bludgeoned just for the sake of fashion."…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 14, 2011 at 6:00 — 8 Comments

Projection Art by Marc Philbert

 

Projection art photography is a growing trend in fashion photography. This trend accentuates both the human body and different art pieces projected onto the human body. Marc Philbert projects pop art, action heroes and sunset photos with palm trees. This style is new and exciting. Check out the shoot below.

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 12, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Fashion's Night Out

From Manhattan to Milan, Atlanta to Australia, the after-hours shopping extravaganza Fashion's Night Out celebrated its third glorious year.

All the world’s a stage and never more so than on FNO… women in heels, men in bow ties, champagne is poured and the doors open to fashion’s biggest party! Take a look at some of the…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 11, 2011 at 9:00 — 2 Comments

Life After - South African Prison Tattoos

British-born photographer Araminta de Clermont's riveting photojournalistic series of South African gang members as they are released back into society.

This series is an exploration into the tattoos, and lives, of members of South Africa’s ‘Numbers’ prison gangs (the 26s, 27s & 28s) after having been released back into society, normally after many years, if not decades, of…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 11, 2011 at 8:00 — No Comments

Burberry Nude Collection Trench Coats

                  

September 2011, Burberry not only launches their perfume ‘Burberry Body’ but also their ‘Nude collection’ featuring trenchcoats and accessories such as bags, shoes, glasses and watches in nude colours.



“We worked with Mario Testino on a beautiful multi-faceted and sensual campaign, expressing the different attitudes of the Burberry…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 9, 2011 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

YAKUZA - A Rare Look Inside

 

Yakuza is known for their brutality, tattoos and strict code of honour. So, it is very rare that Anton Kusters, a Belgian photographer, spent two years with one of the notorious Yakuza gangs. Kusters captured never-seen-before moments from their business meetings, bath houses, night clubs and even funerals. The Yakuza are known to cut off the ends of their fingers to prove the sincerity…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 8, 2011 at 13:00 — 3 Comments

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 7, 2011 at 7:30 — 3 Comments

Iris Tablet PC - Augmented Reality



The era of Tablet PC is upon us. It’s functions and features are mesmerizing. The Iris Tablet PC is a transparent touchpad with an OLED display. It uses wireless charging technology, can scan documents, translates texts and can work as an efficient navigator. The coolest two apps are how you can use it for planning interior designing using AR and split the screen up…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 6, 2011 at 8:30 — 1 Comment

Honesty in Logos



Viktor Hertz is hard at work on his funny series, Honest Logos . In keeping with the hilarious theme from his last pieces, Hertz dishes out even more wit and…
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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 6, 2011 at 7:00 — No Comments

The Tidiest Art Ever

Comedian and cabaret artist Ursus Wehrli must be the tidiest artist I have ever come across. He is the author of Tidying Up Art, a visionary manifesto that yearns toward a more rational, more organized and cleaner form of modern art. 

His upcoming book, The Art of Clean Up, extends this principle into the physical world, with extremely (though oddly) satisfying results. Scroll…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 5, 2011 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Truth and Lies-Poster Series by Justin Barber

This humorous poster series takes some of the most common, everyday lies we tell ourselves and hear from others, and bluntly translates them into the unequivocal truth. By visually representing the difference in what we often say but secretly mean, Truth and Lies uncovers the inane conversational nuances that reveal paradoxical dichotomies in our otherwise ordinary life. In…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 4, 2011 at 9:00 — No Comments

Pirelli Calender - Preview.

                  Kate Moss being photographed by Mario Sorrenti

The Pirelli calender will be officially presented on the 6th December in New York. Vanity Fair Italia has secured a few backstage photographs during the shoot. The shoot took place in Corsica and was lensed by the phenomenal photographer Mario Sorrenti. Some of the models…

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Added by Socratis Avgitidis on September 1, 2011 at 6:00 — 1 Comment


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