Photography

Aliens on Planet Earth

It took photographer Iwan Susanto from Tangerang, Indonesia, ten minutes each to take pictures of what look like extraterrestrial visitors posing for a portrait. They are — you might have guessed — in fact extreme close-ups of insects who are just five centimetres away from the lens. The colourful images are spectacular examples of macro...

Album of the Week | March 02

This week’s Album of the Week is entitled ‘Forces of Nature’ and is by onesmallseed.net member Neil Acid. Neil describes her album as an exploration of self-similar patterns – ‘fractals of chaos’. We love the beautiful colours and strong movement within the images – an original approach to a somewhat tired subject. The images invite...

Album of the Week | March 01

This week’s Album of the Week is entitled ‘Is this Freedom?’ and is by onesmallseed.net member Chantal de Jager. Chantal describes her album as a bit of an experimental endeavour, saying ‘I wanted to explore the concept of actual weightlessness, not something that was photoshopped and how that effects the way a body moves and...

250gram Competition | Winners

250gram is a new tech start-up that allows you to print your favourite selection of Instagrams on polaroid-styled paper. Two weeks ago, one small seed collaborated with 250gram to create an exciting competition where we called for all savvy Instagrammers to capture cool things or fun moments and share them with us. Thank you to...

ALBUM OF THE WEEK | FEBRUARY, WEEK 04

This week’s Album of the Week is entitled Take Me Away and is by onesmallseed.net member Sheldon Evans. In explaining his concept, Sheldon writes ‘have you ever dreamed that you could just float away and come back as you wished? I have, and that’s why I have come up with this personal project showing up...

COMPETITION: 250gram | Worth its Weight in Instagrams

250gram is a new tech start-up that allows you to print your favourite selection of Instagrams on polaroid-styled paper. Named after the 250gsm high quality paper they use to print on, the idea has been readily welcomed by the city’s Instagramming community. If you’re a savvy Instagrammer with a good eye for capturing cool things...

Kaveh Golestan | ‘The Citadel’

From 1975 – 1977, Iranian documentary photographer Kaveh Golestan took photographs of women working in the Citadel of Shahr-e No, the red light district of Teheran. Although his jarring realism and artsy street photography has influenced many Iranian artists, it has not been prized to the same extent in Europe. Yet 11 years after his...

Barneys New York | Brothers, Sisters, Sons & Daughters

The luxury retailer Barneys New York has dared to do something different for its new campaign Brothers, Sisters, Sons & Daughters and cast transgender models for a fashion shoot by Bruce Weber. According to Dennis Freedman, the creative director of Barneys, the transgender community has been neglected in recent history. I was exquisitely aware that...

Philippe Halsman | Astonish Me! at Musée de l’Elysée

From 29 January to 11 May, Musée de l’Elysée will exhibit photographer Philippe Halsman‘s collection of extraordinary work, starting with first beginnings in 1930s Paris to his breakthrough phase in New York between 1940 and 1970. Within nine years Halsman became one of the most famous portrait photographers in Paris and once he got to...

ISSUE 01: CULT OF SELF MAGAZINE

Cult of Self – in collaboration with Levi’s® – celebrates individuality and authenticity through focusing on specific subcultures. Through featuring content around tattoos, customized bikes (fixies etc.), café racers and skateboarding the aim is to cultivate a visual conversation around the individuals, groups and initiatives that encourage self-awareness. To make it as interactive as possible,...

Saint Laurent | Pre-Fall 2013 Campaign

For the Saint Laurent pre-fall 2013 ad campaign Hedi Slimane called upon Freja Beha Erichsen to bring the clothes to life. The Danish supermodel brought her rocker attitude to the collection of slim-fit smoking jackets, leather pieces, and easy blouses for a final product that comes across as equal parts refined and edgy. Shot in...

EVERYBODY STREET | NYC IN FRAMES

Everybody Street is a documentary by photographer and documentarian Cheryl Dunn that pays homage to one of the most culturally and visually stimulating cities — the sometimes mean but always mighty New York City. Being a drawcard for impulsive adventurers from across the globe and rich in history as well as forward-thinking movements, the vibrant...

Interview | Tim Atkins | African Zoo

Hailing from Pietermaritzburg, South Africa Tim Atkins is one young photographer worth watching. At 27 years old he has already worked with several internationally known photographers and is a focused artist. After receiving a diploma in fine art photography he began his career as a professional photographer and has since been busy expanding his portfolio...
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