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Photography: Japan x Google Pixel

Photography: Japan x Google Pixel

With the rumors and speculation about the Google Pixel 2, I thought I was appropriate to revisit this incredible phone. In case you've missed our review of the Google Pixel earlier this year. One thing you should take away from this phone is the camera, rocking a 12.3-megapixel for the rear, you are equipped with a solid piece of hardware and software. Let's explore Japan with Quebec-based Art Director Jvstin Bechard and learn about his experience. Jvstin Bechard is an art director living close to me in Quebec, Quebec, Canada. You should definitely follow his work on Behance where you can find different projects going from art direction and branding. This year I decided to travel to Japan during my vacation and experiment photography with the Google Pixel. Japan is a graphically beautiful country with all its lights and signs throughout the streets. I took photos around various cities that you will discover later. I edited my pictures on the Pixel too with the Google Snapseed application. It was an amazing trip and I hope you will enjoy it as much as I did with the images below. Let's start with the famous capital, Tokyo. Irasshaimase! Photo Gallery   More Links Find out more Jvstin Bechard: jvstin.dunked.com Make sure to follow him on Instagram

Minimalist Architecture of the Fundação Iberê Camargo Building

Minimalist Architecture of the Fundação Iberê Camargo Building

I am a fan of minimalist architecture and design. I also love when my hometown gets featured which doesn't happen that often. Arthur Kolbetz shared a post on his Behance page about the Fundação Iberê Camargo building in Porto Alegre. The photos highlight the exquisite look of the building, all in white concrete with simple forms, almost no windows and a lot of character. I don't know if that  could be considered minimalist architecture but it definitely looks like nothing else, check it out. About the Fundação Iberê Camargo Created in 1995, one year after the artist's death, it not only aims to make people know Camargo's art but also intends to stimulate reflections on the contemporary artistic production, through displays, courses, seminars and meetings. The headquarters and museum building of the Iberê Camargo Foundation were designed by Pritzker Prize–winning Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza. Before the inauguration of the building in May 2008, the foundation was operating in the late artist's home, also in Porto Alegre. The new building is located on the bank of Guaíba Lake. Minimalist architecture

Photography: Exploring the Landscapes of North Chile

Photography: Exploring the Landscapes of North Chile

Let's explore together the North Chile, more precisely into the Atacama Desert. Cool fact, it's a desert that is pretty famous for star gazing even though with its 105,000 km² area. Behind this photography series, we have a Montreal-based photographer (and more) named Jay Kreatica. Let's follow his escape into the endless layers of colours and sand. Jay Kreatica is a multi-tasking creative with being a graphic designer, art director and photographer. Based in Montreal, Qc, Canada; you should definitely check out his Behance for the different kind of projects. Photo Gallery   More Links Check out Jay Kreatica's site kreatica.fr Follow Jay on Behance

Amazing Architecture Photography of ICC

Amazing Architecture Photography of ICC

Lars Stieger is a freelance designer and photographer from Hamburg, Germany posting some incredible posts on photography and architecture on his Behance profile. Most of them are about architecture or parts of the urban landscape. The difference is the color treatment applied to the photos and of course the capture itself. The composition is flawless in my opinion. It might look easy to do that, but I challenge you to go out to your downtown area and snap some photos. After doing that you will be able to understand how hard it is to capture images like the ones like the Internationales Congress Centrum Berlin or ICC project that Lars shared.  Photography For more information make sure to check out Lars work at: Instagram Behance Website

Black & White Photography: Switch House, Tate Modern Extension

Black & White Photography: Switch House, Tate Modern Extension

I come to appreciate those who only take Black & White Photography. In my opinion, it's a hard style of photography to tackle especially when it comes to the colour, contrast and creative direction. Even though there's a play with the shadows but it's still pretty interesting. I took the liberty of featuring the work of Bimal Tailor and his series entitled Switch House, Tate Modern Extension. This is a photo series by Bimal Tailor is a creative photographer based in London, UK. We have featured his work before on ABDZ. You should definitely follow his Instagram. Photo Gallery   More Links Check out Bimal Tailor's site bimaltailor.co.uk Follow Bimal on Instagram

World's First Photo Exhibition using a Car as a Camera

World's First Photo Exhibition using a Car as a Camera

In Photography, you are welcomed to a wide range of a variety of tools to somehow increase your workflow or simply change the game. We've seen things from aerial to drones but how about street photography using a car? Volvo Cars has teamed up with Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and artist Barbara Davidson for a World's First Photo Exhibition using the on-board safety cameras of the new Volvo XC60 to create a special collection of photographs. Connecting art and safety for people to see the benefits of technology such as cameras and on-board sensors in cars. The photographs were first exhibited at Canvas Studios gallery in London’s Shoreditch this week and the exhibition will travel to other countries during 2017. Barbara Davidson is a Pulitzer Prize & Emmy Award winning photographer located in Los Angeles, CA and former staff photographer for The Los Angeles Times. You can follow her tweets @photospice and her Instagram. Video Copenhagen, Denmark. I had an amazing experience collaborating with Volvo Cars to create the worlds first ever photo exhibition using the #XC60's car safety camera. The project played out like a film production and all scenes were created for this commercial endeavor. Was really nice to work on a conceptual body of work which is vastly different from my life as a photojournalist thanks to all the crew for this amazing experience!   Over 1.2 million people die each year in road accidents around the globe. Volvo’s approach to road safety is focused on real-life traffic situations which the company has studied in detail since 1970 through its Traffic Accident Research Team. With this matchless set of real-world data Volvo’s safety engineers have set about systematically working to mitigate or eliminate potential life-threatening accidents. “We take a realistic and practical approach to safety at Volvo Cars. Our vision is to reach a point in time where no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo car. We call it Vision 2020,” said Malin Ekholm, Vice President of Volvo Cars Safety Centre. Links Learn more about Volvo Cars at volvocars.com Learn more about Barbara Davidson via Instagram Follow along with #XC60Moments

Photography & Architecture: Colorful University in Paris

Photography & Architecture: Colorful University in Paris

After yesterday's feature of a basketball court in Paris, now let's explore via the medium of photography a colourful University also located in Paris. This series has been photographed by Ludwig Favre, a French professional photographer from Paris, France. The whole architecture seems to be pretty simple but it's a play of colours of each single floor including pink, yellow, blue and purple. Ludwig Favre is a professional photographer from Paris, France. Check out his Instagram, you will notice that he specialized his photography into cityscapes and landscapes. His work has been published on a variety of platforms and mediums of advertising campaigns to magazines editorials.   Links Check out Ludwig Favre's Site ludwigfavre.com Follow Ludwig on Behance

Minimal & Architecture Photography by Andreas Levers

Minimal & Architecture Photography by Andreas Levers

We are sharing this cool minimal and architecture photographic series by Andreas Levers. He has definitely a style that I am going for through my pictures. I gotta admit that is quite hard to accomplish. This series is entitled: Colorful boxes and we are exploring his Lego-inspired theme and also a play on the light and shadow. What I like also about this style of photography is that you are trying to tell a story or sharing a concept of your vision of things. If you haven't tried this type of photography, I would suggest you give it a try. Andreas Levers is a project manager by day and a photographer by night. Located in Potsdam, Germany; I love how Andreas explore different styles of photography. You should definitely check out this Behance. Details found on facades   Check out Andreas Lever's site: 96dpi.de Follow Andreas Levers on Behance

Heartwarming Pictures of a Family and their Dog

Heartwarming Pictures of a Family and their Dog

Maddie is a well-known dog around this part of town. Back in 2013 we featured "Maddie the Coonhound Project" where she was seen doing all sorts of crazy things. Since then, her family kept posting beautiful pictures of their adventures in their Instagram. She's a well behaved and super loved dog, and goes around in all kinds of adventures with her family, which is amazing. These pictures are truly priceless. For more of them, please visit their Instagram and show Maddie some love! I hope you enjoy these! Cheers. ;) Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Ago 28, 2016 às 8:12 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Nov 29, 2016 às 9:21 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Fev 8, 2017 às 2:53 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Mar 20, 2017 às 9:54 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Abr 19, 2017 às 8:14 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Mai 31, 2017 às 8:09 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Mar 17, 2017 às 8:29 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Jun 9, 2017 às 9:58 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Jun 11, 2017 às 11:25 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Mai 14, 2015 às 8:43 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Jul 1, 2015 às 8:38 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Nov 20, 2015 às 11:25 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Mar 10, 2016 às 9:44 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Mar 19, 2016 às 10:05 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Abr 12, 2016 às 9:35 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Set 20, 2014 às 2:48 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Nov 9, 2014 às 8:37 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) em Mar 3, 2015 às 9:01 PST

Photography: Exploring the The MAAT in Lisbon, Portugal

Photography: Exploring the The MAAT in Lisbon, Portugal

We are exploring today the The MAAT – Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology located in Lisbon, Portugal through photography by Joel Filipe. If you are like me who does appreciate the architecture om full view and perspective, well you will love this project. You just gotta love his colour palette against the beautiful sky to create a stunning photographic atmosphere. This is definitely a location to mark on your map/list on your next or first adventure to Lisbon, Portugal. Joel Filipe who is a creative director based in Madrid, Spain. I personally dig his perspective game within his photography, you should definitely follow his work on Behance. The MAAT – Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology is a new cultural proposal for the city of Lisbon. A museum that combines these three fields in a space for debate, discovery, critical thinking and international dialogue. An innovative project that brings together a new building, designed by the architect Amanda Levete, and the Tejo Power Station, an example of Portuguese industrial architecture from the first half of the 20th century, and one of the most visited museums in the country. Project Gallery   More Links Check out Joel Filipe's site: joelfilipe.com Make sure to follow Joel on Behance

Digital Photography of Hong Kong by Ludwig Favre

Digital Photography of Hong Kong by Ludwig Favre

Let's explore this digital photography series on one's journey in Hong Kong by Ludwig Favre. From daytime till nighttime, he's taking us through different locations where you can admire the colours of Hong Kong from its endless symmetry to its famous neon street lights. This series is inspiring enough to give that desire to pack your bags, your camera and book your next photo adventure. Don't you think? Behind this photo series, we have the work from Ludwig Favre who is a photographer based in Paris, France. Definitely follow his Behance, he has a variety of different projects to get inspired from photography to architecture. Project Gallery   More Links Check out Ludwig Favre's site: ludwigfavre.com Check out Ludwig on Behance

VSCO First Mobile Presets coming to Desktop

VSCO First Mobile Presets coming to Desktop

I truly believe that VSCO changed the way we consume and share our perspective through social media, especially with photos. They are that photo editing app that is doing more just the app itself. Greatly engaged in its community, they recently launched their popular mobile presets to the desktop through various Adobe products. I totally love this app and knowing that is now available on Desktop, just boosted my productivity and my envy to do more. Check it out yourself! VSCO® is more than just an photo editing app, it's also an art and technology company empowering and inspiring people everywhere to create, discover, and connect based in Oakland, CA. They are also a parent company to Denver-based printing outpost, Artifact Uprising. Preview Your browser does not support the video tag. VSCO Mobile Presets 01 (MP1) offers a diverse range of 58 presets designed to help you recreate the same looks celebrated on VSCO's mobile app when editing images on desktop. Ideal for lifestyle photography, portraiture, landscapes and everything in between. Some Samples   More Links Get yours now: VSCO Introducing MP1

Mobile Photography: Exploring Dubai & the Burj Khalifa

Mobile Photography: Exploring Dubai & the Burj Khalifa

Mobile photography seems to be easy task because you are using your smartphone, that you carrying everyday but it's not. Finding the right perspective, light setting, subject are all part of what goes through your mind before the shot. What if you're using a 23 megapixels smartphone, would it help? Well, that was Mikael Buck's task during his latest traveling to London, Paris and Dubai for which we are featuring today with the Burj Khalifa. The world's tallest building at 828 meters high, where Mikael explored Dubai for Sony's #NewPerspectives campaign. This photo series has been shot by Mikael Buck who is a photographer based in London, UK. We have featured his work before on ABDZ and you should definitely check out his site for more of his work. The idea was to photograph the world's most Instragrammed landmarks in a unique way to show how you can break out of tired cliches. I was lucky enough to get sent to cover Big Ben, The Eiffel Tower and the mighty Burj Khalifa (the world's tallest building at a mere 828 meters high). Photo Gallery   More Links Check out Mikael Buck's Site: mikaelbuck.com Follow Mikael on Behance

Black & White Photography: Exploring Huacachina Lines

Black & White Photography: Exploring Huacachina Lines

Black and White Photography always have been a hard photography style to accomplish for me, I am a great fan! Eventually I'll get around to it, for now let's just look at this beautiful series by Guilherme Afonso who shared his perspective of Huacachina. To be honest, I had to looked it up where it was and according to Wikipedia. It's a desert oasis and tiny village just west of the city of Ica in southwestern Peru, pretty stunning lines indeed! Behind the photo series, we are featuring the work from Guilherme Afonso who is a photographer from Porto, Portugal. Focusing also his work in photojournalism, you can follow his work on Behance.   More Links Follow Guilherme Afonso on: Behance

Drone Photography: Exploring the Bahamas, Hawaii and Austria

Drone Photography: Exploring the Bahamas, Hawaii and Austria

Drone Photography has been taking another leap yesterday with the announcement of DJI Spark that we are soon getting our hands-on! Meanwhile, let's take a look at the work from Matt Porteous who is taking us on a journey in the Bahamas, Hawaii and Austria. All the footage has been taking with his DJI Mavic Pro. What I love about this series is the style that Matt is sharing through his captures. Quite inspiring to follow! Behind this photo series, we have the work from Matt Porteous who is a photographer based in London, UK. You should definitely check out this work on his personal site for commercial/lifestyle photography. Aerial drone footage using a DJI mavic pro, The Bahamas, Hawaii and Austria Photo Gallery   More Links Check out Matt's Personal Site at mattporteousphotos.co.uk/ Make sure to follow Matt on Behance

Explore the World with Drone Photography

Explore the World with Drone Photography

Photography with drones is something I can't wait to pursue through experimentations and of course travelling eventually. It's always been about reaching another perspective on how we see things around us. Let's explore some parts of the world with Henry Do who is a travel photographer that takes pretty beautiful shots with his drone. Let's follow his journey from the islands of Hawaii to a dense forest of Portland. Behind this series is the work of Henry Do who is working as a travel photographer currently based in Las Vegas, Nevada. You wouldn't want to travel as a job? (Raise your hand!) You should definitely follow his travelings on Instagram. Via Instagram @henry_do A post shared by Henry Do (@henry_do) on May 15, 2017 at 10:40am PDT A post shared by Henry Do (@henry_do) on May 2, 2017 at 10:50am PDT A post shared by Henry Do (@henry_do) on Apr 12, 2017 at 3:59pm PDT A post shared by Henry Do (@henry_do) on Apr 4, 2017 at 3:03pm PDT A post shared by Henry Do (@henry_do) on Mar 16, 2017 at 2:40pm PDT A post shared by Henry Do (@henry_do) on Feb 13, 2017 at 6:26pm PST A post shared by Henry Do (@henry_do) on Nov 18, 2016 at 9:50am PST A post shared by Henry Do (@henry_do) on Mar 4, 2016 at 9:59am PST A post shared by Henry Do (@henry_do) on May 10, 2016 at 10:51am PDT More Links Follow Henry on Instagram Check out Henry's personal site at henrydo.com Take a look at his prints from Society6

Beautify Photography of 100-Year-Old Houses in Budapest

Beautify Photography of 100-Year-Old Houses in Budapest

Photography is all about capturing moments or subjects. It sounds easy but there's a massive difference between taking a photo and capturing the mood of the scene, or really driving the attention of the spectator to a particular part of the image that makes them think and interpret that scenery in different ways. Hlinka Zsolt has been sharing some beautiful photography collections on his website and the 100-Year-Old Houses is another series of stunning images.  The dominant element of my work is symmetry and the city, specifically Budapest. In my newest series, in the second edition of The 100-Year-Old Houses, I would like to present the beautiful form and forgotten treasures of the capital city architecture by depriving them of their original functions, unfolding them into compositions and focusing on the relationships of their seperate elements. Hlinka also adds that the design of Budapest’s architecture is a major element of his work, and he has already covered this topic in several series. The special thing about this latest series is that it was taken at the place – on the Belgrade quay - where he took the Urban Symmetry series photos, which have won several international awards. "This time, however, I focused on interior spaces instead of facades and wanted to introduce my beloved buildings in a more intimate tone." says Hlinka.  Photography For more information make sure to check out http://zsolthlinka.com/