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Hong Kong City Maze

Hong Kong City Maze

The feeling that you're exploring a city/place where you've never been, your eyes are looking all over the place. You are wearing your best comfortable shoes ready to walk long hours and lose yourself at wandering. All your gear, camera, phone, chargers and backpack set for an adventure and capturing your next photos. That feeling. Let's follow Ekaterina Busygina on her first time in Hong Kong and its tall skyscrapers. A different world to explore. Imagining your first trip to Hong Kong, we can represent anything. But the first impression will still be with nothing comparable, as getting into a completely different world. About Ekatetina Busygina Ekaterina is a Photographer based in Moscow, Russian Federation. Aspiring her work through architecture, design in all forms and manifestations. You should definitely check out her Instagram. More information: http://ekaterinabusygina.com.

Ground-1 Tokyo

Ground-1 Tokyo

I've always been fascinated by the nature of the underground installations, many elements come to mind about its architecture, light settings, subway, daylight regression and basically the whole atmosphere. A place where it got me even more fascinated was the underground life while I was in Tokyo, Japan. It feels like you're in a different World, you noticed a lot of people surfing on their mobile devices and sleeping (a LOT). Every angle tells a different story and feels straight like a movie scene. The work from Skander Khlif captures everything that I just said so well. It was a delight to explore this city and I can't wait to go back. Tokyo is the most fascinating and bizarre city in the world! One of the reasons is for sure the subway. About Skander Khlif Skander is a photographer based in Munich, Germany. He travels the World and capture the beauty from his lenses. He focuses this work into photography, photojournalism and digital photography. More information via Behance.

Unsplash Picks: #StraightFacades

Unsplash Picks: #StraightFacades

Happy Friday to all of you, we wanted to share some of our picks from the beloved Unsplash site filled with free high-resolution photos that you can download and do whatever you want with it. For your next project, mockups; simply go wild with them. The main purpose is to create an opportunity to get you more inspired in your work, as a designer I believe that inspiration comes from everywhere. THE more you're exposed, the more you'll create. This week, we are going with a theme of StraightFacades. A hashtag that is quite gaining a lot of attention on Instagram lately. Image by Kletis Roy Image by adam morse Image by Oscar Keys Image by Vitaly Taranov Image by Vitaly Taranov Image by Dmitriy Me2dev Image by Redd Angelo Image by All Bong Image by Samuel Zeller Image by Redd Angelo Image by Jin Chang Image by Christos Barbalis

Arrels Barcelona Photography

Arrels Barcelona Photography

I am a fan of photography, especially street photography. I feel that there's something genuine and unique about that style that are much different from other fields. One example is photos of products, especially non-tech ones. They tend to look the same but when I saw the work for Arrels Barcelona I felt that it was fresh. Maybe it's because I am not so familiar with this particular field however I love the simplicity despite how colorful they are. This work was done by Roc Canals and the Hey Studio Photography from Barcelona, Spain. For more information check out http://roccanals.com/ and http://heystudio.es/

Industrial Boundaries

Industrial Boundaries

Ever since I've been taking pictures more seriously than a regular "snap-snap" from time to time. I actually do appreciate more and more the architecture surrounding me especially at the golden hour with the light (when it's not raining obviously). Taking the time to look around, you start to create another perspective and it's just interesting that you bizarrely trying to create art with your eyes. We are taking a look at the work from Epaillard + Machado. I can't help but to truly appreciate the industrial pictures, expressing the forgotten emptiness are just stunning. All images are from commissioned works. For confidentiality reasons, places are not displayed. Architects: Enia architectes - RATP - Franck Hammoutène - Antoine Grumbach - Urban Act - DLM Architectes - Reid Brewin architecture - RTE - Critical Building About Epaillard + Machado Epaillard + Machado is a team of photographers that work mainly in architecture and portrait photography. They are currently based in Paris, France. For more information: http://www.epaillardandmachado.com.

Minimal - Photography

Minimal - Photography

My good friend and an amazing designer and illustrator Everaldo Coelho has been mastering another field, photography. He shared an incredible set of images titled Minimal with photos that as the name suggests are of very simple composition and colors. I also love the long exposure effect over water, it makes it looks so smooth and calm. I also suggest you to check out Everaldo's photostream on Flickr, it's simply awesome. For more information check out https://www.flickr.com/photos/_everaldo/

NOT THERE Exhibition

NOT THERE Exhibition

It's always a fun pleasure to dig through an exhibition with so many artists filled with loads of talent and creativity to spare. With the title of  NOT THERE, this exhibit explore the many faces of our complex future. As I quote that: "the Modern World has become a strange place, our online profiles have become more valuable than our physical version". We've reached a new level of complexity where we just can't stay isolated anymore through our walls. Let's take a dive into this gorgeous exhibition. NOT THERE exhibition at FU Art Gallery in Little Haiti, Miami. Works from Camila Acosta, John Morr, Luis Miguel Torres, Omar Alarcón, Cristhian Ramírez & Diego L Rodríguez. Camila Acosta Cristhian Ramirez Diego L. Rodriguez       John Morr Luis Torres Omar Alarcon NOT THERE explores the many faces of a complex future, from places to individuals, focusing the attention in the digital identity. Everything outside the grid will become solitaire, empty and confuse, while in the digital world we will have multi-personalities. We’ll be adaptive ‘mutants’ transforming our identities in real time, working as data packages. The Exhibition Video     Credits Camila Acosta John Morr Luis Miguel Torres Omar Alarcón Cristhian Ramírez Diego L Rodríguez More on the exhibition via Behance.

A Photoshoot for Dad

A Photoshoot for Dad

With the past Weekend that just came by, many of us celebrate the  Father's Day with our families and friends. Celebrating the day of the awesome dude that repeately reminded us to fully live your life and spread the Joie de Vivre. Whenever you celebrate it or not, I thought it was a good excuse to organize a fun BBQ for the occasion. Others had better ideas like Blair Bunting who had a special gift for his Dad. Check out the video. Give it a Watch! My Dad is my role model for many reasons. His humility, his work ethic, how he treats my Mom, how he has supported me in my pursuit of a career in photography, the list goes on and on. He is the person that I have essentially tried to emulate. No matter what photoshoot I am doing, he never asks for anything, from a photo to meeting a celebrity, he only asks how I am doing whenever we talk. It is for this reason that I feel there is no one that deserves a cool photoshoot more, so this is exactly what we did. About Blair Bunting Blair is an Advertising Photographer currently based in Arizona, USA. Other than making fun surprises for his Dad, Blair has worked with clients like: Discovery Channel, Pepsi, Disney, Adidas, Nokia and just to name a few. More Information: http://www.blairbunting.com and http://satelliteoffice.tv.

Invisible by Day

Invisible by Day

Invisible by Day is a set of photos shared by Mikko Lagerstedt, a photographer from Helsinki, Finland. The long exposure photos highlight the stars and the Milky Way and explains why our galaxy gets that name. As a fan of photography, especially with low light I love what Mikko has achieved with this series of photos. Some might be a bit too much but they are still inspiring and worth the feature here on ABDZ. Mikko Lagerstedt is a self-taught fine art photographer from Finland. He loves to capture night, and atmospheric photography and also enjoys capturing simplistic landscapes. My very first inspiration towards photography came to me when I was driving on a summer’s eve to my relative’s cabin. After a rainy day, the sun started shining, and the fog was rising in the fields. I just had to stop and watch this beautiful moment and then I realized that I want to start capturing these kinds of moments. For more information check out http://www.mikkolagerstedt.com/

Unsplash Picks: Cityscape

Unsplash Picks: Cityscape

Happy Friday to all of you, we wanted to share some of our picks from the super Unsplash site filled with free high-resolution photos that you can download and do whatever you want with it. For your next project, mockups; simply go wild with them. The main purpose is to create an opportunity to get you more inspired in your work, as a designer I believe that inspiration comes from everywhere. THE more you're exposed, the more you'll create. This week, we are going with a theme of  Cityscape. Image by Redd Angelo Image by Redd Angelo Image by Paul Bergmeir Image by Joel Herzog Image by Lian Jonkman Image by Gerrit Vermeulen Image by Sasha Zvereva Image by Joseph Gonzalez       Image by Aaron Burden   Image by Christos Barbalis Image by Christos Barbalis Image by Ian Baldwin Image by Dmitri Popov Image by Dmitri Popov Image by Sweet Ice Cream Photography More about Unsplash: https://unsplash.com

Out My Window

Out My Window

Living in a big city has its advantages on transportation, being close to needed resources but it has its disadvantages as well. The feeling of isolation in your little space must be challenging too. Being so close to your next-door-neighbor, how often would take a look  Out the Window? See what's going on around you, taking a peek into somebody's life and space. Is it invading their privacy? Trying to know what's going to satisfy your optimistic desire. We are taking a look at the work of Gail Albert Halaban. The title of this photographic project, “Out My Window”, refers to what neighbors see through their neighbors’ windows in the cities of the world. The windows are fragile borders between the familiar and the unknown, between the rushing noises of the city and the timeless quiet of private lives. Set within the context of rising city populations and a global construction boom, the photographs present a portrait of how strangers live amongst strangers and the challenges of creating communities, relationships, and areas of privacy.     The urban experience became the focus of my work, a way to share my realization that even alone, we need never be lonely. The process of making the photographs connects neighbor to neighbor, creating community against the loneliness and overpowering scale of the city. With the evolution of imaging and communications technology, the project has a renewed energy as I expand from my New York home to the cities of the world. About Gail Albert Halaban Gail is a photographer based in New York, USA. She's pretty known for her large scale photographs of women, urban and especially voyeuristic landscapes. For more information: http://www.gailalberthalaban.com.

Unsplash Picks: Wilderness

Unsplash Picks: Wilderness

Happy Friday to all of you, we wanted to share some of our picks from the beloved Unsplash site filled with free high-resolution photos that you can download and do whatever you want with it. For your next project, mockups; simply go wild with them. The main purpose is to create an opportunity to get you more inspired in your work, as a designer I believe that inspiration comes from everywhere. THE more you're exposed, the more you'll create. Image by Nikita Sypko Image by Hunter Bryant Image by Austin Neill Image by Arthur Poulin Image by Pablo Bugani Image by Christian Joudrey Image by Caroline Grondin Image by Garrett Sears Image by Filip Gielda Image by Christian Joudrey Image by Mike Wilson Image by Drew Collins Image by Herson Rodriguez Image by Garrett Sears Image by Garrett Sears More about Unsplash: https://unsplash.com

Tokyo Nights: A Different World

Tokyo Nights: A Different World

Around 6 months ago, I spent 2 weeks in Japan with family and close friends. I can seriously talk for days how much I loved my experience and how it affected my daily life now. I would say through all my traveling, my favourite city was Tokyo. With all its glory, there was also its darkness and dark corners but the whole city totally safe but it was part of the atmosphere. I am totally digging Liam Wong series about Tokyo. From the colours, the tones and it almost feel like a painting. About Liam Wong Liam is a Game Graphic Design Director over at Ubisoft currently based in Montreal, Canada. We forward to see more from Liam and his work. For more information: http://liamwong.squarespace.com/.

Traveling & Minimal Photography

On Social Media, we all somehow have our own conceptions of the Reality World. Through the photo and editing apps, we go from dark, bright and of course Minimal Photography. Minimal Photography might sound like an easy thing to do but it isn't. It's all about a concept, it's not something you can do spontaneously. In my opinion. Taking the time to find the right angle/perspective is a challenge. How do you see your reality? Let's take a closer look at the work from Matthias Heiderich who totally takes incredible photographs. Architecture, places, and scenes captured in the cities of Tokyo, Seoul, Berlin, Leipzig, Lisbon, Milano, Rome.     About Matthias Heiderich Matthias is a self-taught photographer currently living in Berlin, Germany. Really looking forward to what's coming for Matthias. For more information: http://www.matthias-heiderich.de.

Drone Photography with Dirk Dallas

Drone Photography with Dirk Dallas

I feel we are still in the state of novelty while talking about  Drone Photography. Why? There's isn't that much of it out there yet, I might be wrong but this is my thought. I also a great fan of those who pushes the limits of this tool/hardware to capture different angles and perspective rarely seeing before. It's a totally different vision and we can't help to be inspired by it. We would love to share this might be our first feature on Drone Photography and let's take a look at Dirk Dallas's perspective of the World. I have been shooting at eye-level for years. I needed a new challenge. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); About Dirk Dallas Dirk is a designer, photographer and educator living in Southern California, USA. Last year, he got himself a DJI Phantom Quadcopter and he has been obsessed with Aerial Photography ever since. For more information: http://fromwhereidrone.com and follow him on Instagram.

San Francisco in the 1940s

San Francisco in the 1940s

There's always an interesting part of looking at pictures from the past. Many factors come to mind about how people were dressed, how they lived in their routine and also the technology around them. This is why I was particularly intrigued by looking through the lenses of Fred Lyon and the city of San Francisco. I personally love this city with its mountain of high streets and what I enjoyed the most about this collection is that Fred has a style of Photography that is quite endearing that makes you feel part of the picture. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); About Fred Lyon Being called the "San Francisco"s Brassai", the Photographer Fred Lyon all started back in the 1940s where his work has been published in LIFE, VOGUE and beyond. Where he embraced his veteran art through news, architecture, advertising, wine and food. For more information: http://www.fredlyon.com.

Neon Project, colorful and beautiful photos by Hid Saib

Neon Project, colorful and beautiful photos by Hid Saib

I was browsing some inspiration online when some very interesting and colorful images caught my eyes. The images I'm talking about are part of the Neon Project, a series of pictures by Brazilian photographer and publicist Hid Saib. I loved his compositions and the way he uses the colors on his subjects. The photos are delicate while also super strong and intriguing. Hid's images are truly inspiring and beautiful. Take your time checking out the ones we selected to show here and make sure to head to Neon Project's website to know more. Enjoy! Sensuality and daring has everything to do with art. For years, many artists have used and abused these attributes, small works even in the great monuments. Now imagine tie it all together with the colors, brightness and neon magic. It was precisely the result of the Neon Project, produced by the Brazilian photographer and publicist, Hid Saib. Since 2013, a great work of great impact is reverberating in national and international media. Welcome to the world of neon Hid Saib. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});