The images of Simen Johan speak to me because of their perfection, showing us the animal kingdom in a supernatural…
The neutral gaze of the machine is becoming an ever-present reality, recording all those moments previously lost in time.
We can begin to sense that we are animals too, just one experiment among countless others, shaped in reciprocity with a living world. At first, we might see otherness, but eventually, we can recognize another person staring back at us.
“We exist in relation to three things: The forest, wild animals, and our ancestor spirits. Once we lose the connection to these things, we invite demons to take hold of our destiny.”
Watching this video, I felt captured by a primal feeling of awe. One of these rare moments when we glimpse how inconceivably vast and powerful this reality is.
Automatic Earth refers to what I see as a ‘blue print’ that exists within nature; a plan within each organism to automatically generate a particular form or pattern that is then, inevitably flawed.
A personal project exploring the real world of scientific research. Not the stainless steel surfaces bathed in purple light, but real people in their basements working on selfbuilt contraptions
Or what being present means to me. And why I practice Ashtanga Yoga.
These portraits of the woods are influenced by imaging neuroscience. Especially the colors are reminiscent of the artist’s experience with fluorescence microscopy.
Seeds are the most complex organs produced by plants, capable of traveling space and time to ensure the biodiversity of our planet.
Polish animator Piotr Kamler explores the unfathomable and mysterious relationship between movement and time, matter and space.
Joth Shakerley is following the Rainbow Family for over twenty years. The pictures he brought back are beyond words.
It’s like strolling through an otherworldly dream that feels like home at the same time, breathing the vibrant air of enchantment.
Best known for his fashion photography, Irving Penn’s repertoire also includes portraits of creative greats, still lifes and ethnographic photographs…
The photography of Tyrone Williams is a reminder that beauty is to be found everywhere — In trash cans, puddles and rearview mirrors. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
The works of Uri Shapira expose environments of alternative truth, made of active metal vegetation and various chemical growths.
Spencer Tunick photographs individuals en masse, without their clothing, grouped together.
Craig Burrows photographs plants and flowers using a type of photography called UVIVF or ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence.
The term Mysore Style means you practice a memorized yoga sequence without being led by a teacher. The role of the teacher is to guide as well as provide adjustments or assists in postures.
Goudal makes no attempt to hide any evidence of fabrication, drawing attention to the artificial, man-made aspect of photography
How do we want to live? These people choose a life away from the cities, willing to abandon lifestyles based on performance, efficiency and consumption.
Karolina’s mission is the transmutation of reality, her work far more than mere adornment — she weaves the umbilical thread that reminds us of dimensions we have just forgotten about.
The synchronicity of discovering Esther Teichmann at this moment in my life is striking. I am surrounded by lush nature and the promise of the unknown speaks to me beyond language.
Reisewitz’ photographs, most of all large formats, explore the changing relation of the city and the countryside in a period of feverish economic development.
Gerhard Riebicke’s photography paved the way for the awakening of the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century.
I’m aware of Ana Noble and her life at the navel of the moon (Mexico City) since I discovered her flickr stream many years ago.
Flor Garduño’s pictures are a celebration of eternal womanhood and fecundity of nature.
Edward S. Curtis shows us an ancient way of life that is about to vanish. And after that the wisdom will be forever lost.
Michael O’Neill’s quest to capture the essence of yoga spans time, space, and peoples.
The western culture is devoid of meaningful rituals that help you grow through the stages of life. I think that’s the reason why I’m so fascinated when I find it in other cultures.
Thorgerson’s metaphorical language to me feels like as if Magritte would have been into photography instead of painting.
Goldsworthy is at play with the relentless flow of the elements, forming fragile and temporary moments in time.
Ben Roberts creates photographic contemplations of rural Japan with an unique artistic signature.
End Time City is Michael Ackerman’s radical portrayal of the Indian city of Benares, the holy City of Light on the shore of the Ganges.
I love Benoit Paillé’s unusual and sensationally effective way to work with light and color.
Indulging in the aimless activity of watching the ephemeral beauty of clouds can enrich your life. Realize we don’t live beneath the sky, we live within it.
J. D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere’s work captures the intersection of cultural tradition and personal expression.
Capturing the fleeting moments of a wave’s journey to dissipation, Australian photographer Ray Collins feels more at home floating in…
Be warned, looking into somebody else’s eyes might never be the same again after seeing the following pictures.
Kirlian believed that images created by Kirlian Photography might depict a conjectural energy field or aura, that surrounds all living things.
The skin of another is as cryptic as the vastness of the heavens above. But we try to find meaning, with celestial maps of heavenly bodies.
Frieder Grindler is one of the big names of German poster design in the second half of the 20th century.
Every day anew I am fascinated by the human form, my body. While looking at my trembling feet in a yoga pose, I wonder what this body is.
Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak is a daredevil with a good eye and the guts to go beyond what meets the eye.
Yoga: The Art of Transformation was the first major exhibition that explores the visual history of yoga.
Jerry Uelsmann uses the technique of combination printing to create his dreamlike scenes.
This book is the best reminder that a computer screen can’t replace the printing quality of a well produced book. The nuances of black are outstanding…
A practice of self-enquiry like yoga isn’t on the agenda of a system of control and conformity. But even in East Germany people pursued this path, despite the risk of arousing suspicion.
These days the light returns and I behold an enchanted world. I feel so grateful for this gift of vision and the living world it presents to me.
Rebecca Reeve creates portals from the domestic into the wilderness with a bit of household drapery.
Beth Moon has been photographing some of the largest, rarest, and oldest trees on Earth for the past fourteen years.
Asger Carlsen’s pictures make me think about my human form and its range of functions.
I hesitated to make this post because what it reveals is a rather weird presentation of human desire. But ultimately…
Métamorphose is a project by French photographer Frédéric Fontenoy that consists of slit-scan self portraits created in outdoor locations.
There are contemporary “back to the land” communities practicing a hunter-gatherer way of life. Projects like this will serve as a touchstone to those interested in living differently.
The series investigates the effects of high voltage and household cleaning products on instant pull apart color film.
To me these pictures present a futuristic vision rather than a look back at our savage ancestors.
Thomas Shearer’s main focus is on agate and I spent hours browsing his vast collection. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.
The objective of this series was to examine the effect of the elemental forces on the site; and to lift the actual sand off the surface and to fix it in its exact place and shape.
The mere fact that you exist is quite awesome. The way you came into this existence is a unsurpassable miracle hard to believe.
I try to put down a marker against the fashion mumbo-jumbo of our consumer culture, that only reinforces disempowerment and…
Most probably I will never look down at mother ship earth from space. But some astronauts did when they set out to explore the final frontier.
Rimantas Dichavičius is a photographer and illustrator from Lithuania. In this book he confronts the female nude with pictures of nature.