The Aussie island state has been home to Phipps (featured above) his entire life. His front yard? A lake filled out with trout. His neighbors? Possums and tiger snakes. Watch on for Phipps’ incredible recounting of his alternative, aussie-fied neighborhood.
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Amid the burgeoning bustle of Hong Kong, it is incredibly easy for one to feel lost amid its equally imposing heights. It is with this in mind that French graphic artist Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze’s decided to utilize vertical space as the subject of his spellbinding series, Vertical Horizon. Says Jacquet-Lagrèze of his work, Vertical Horizon “is a contemplative dive into the raw nature of Hong Kong and an expression of its vertical elan.”List View
Artists can create portraits using a variety of mediums including painting, drawing, photography, and more. Yet the finished product is more than just a physical copy of the subject, it is an interpretation or specific representation of that person. A good portrait will stir emotion and interaction among viewers.
By modifying a photograph’s lighting, location, post production, angle, and other features, a photographer can tell a story with a portrait. Here are some of the most intense, creative portrait series from the past few years:
Twins – National Geographic
In January 2012, National Geographic published an article and portrait series that compared sets of identical twins. The photographer, Martin Schoeller, shot each set of twins in identical clothing, with the same lighting, and from the same angle. Both the article and photos sought to explore how and why twins differ despite sharing identical genetic makeup.
The trippy and transcendental GIF art of Yuriy Mironoff:List View
Despite deriving its name from the Kalaallisut word for “plain,” the area’s pristine permafrost is anything but. It’s also that which has rendered the township an undiscovered secret: as of 2010, Narsaq is home to a little over 1,600 people.
Imagine how awesome it would be to tell someone at a party that, when asked what you do, you’re in the process of building an innovative biosphere in the middle of the desert that’s completely closed to the outside atmosphere…and that, on top of that, you’ll be living in it for two years? The guys featured in the video above did.