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Photography Series: Perspe X by Gustav Willeit

Photography Series: Perspe X by Gustav Willeit

As you may have been aware, we have been introducing a photography challenge on Abduzeedo. While being doing this exercise, it makes you more aware of your surrounding and appreciate a lot more the work from our photographers. Having said that, we would love to share the work of Gustav Willeit and his stunning photography work with a series called: Perspe X. Let’s follow his journey! Gustav Willeit is a freelance photographer based in Corvara in Badia - Corvara, Italy. Before going freelance, Gustav worked for many years as an assistant for various photographers in Zürich. Now, he’s focusing his work into photography but also in fine arts and landscape design as well. The title of this series, Perspe, originated from a fragment of the German word “Perspektive” (perspective): a programmatic statement alluding to the composition work, which is based on a simulation that fully exploits the opportunities offered by digital technology. The artist traces an unnatural perspective, i.e. a perspective that is “ideated”, invented, that acts and creates “different” places by mirroring the image, thus reaching perfect symmetry often disrupted by a discordant element.  

Photography Challenge of the Week: #abdz_shadowplay​​​​​​​

Photography Challenge of the Week: #abdz_shadowplay​​​​​​​

And the photography challenge goes on! Yes! Mainly, It's an open concept that is made purely for fun and also to improve your photos or mobile photography skills. The idea is simple! At the beginning of the week, we'll share a theme through a hashtag for your pictures. During that given week, you will use that hashtag whenever you seem is appropriate or not. On Friday we'll select and publish our favourite photos on the blog and also on Instagram account (@Abduzeedos). We look forward to see what you will come up with. This for this week, we are going for the hashtag: --> #abdz_shadowplay. What does it mean? As the title suggests it is all about playing with shadows and of course light. From abstract to simple people's shadows, there are many ways to capture the subject. In addition to that, it will be a great exercise for us, enthusiasts of the art of capturing the moment. Photography       Good morning dear friends! We're pleased to share with you our ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Best Picture Of The Day - February 27, 2017 P H O T O G R A P H E R @mk_crepax L O C A T I O N Hamburg T A G #germanvision S E L E C T E D B Y @anlinsh ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ A post shared by GermanVision | #GermanVision (@germanvision) on Feb 26, 2017 at 10:23pm PST   #watermill #mill #devilditch #prague #kampaisland #house #night #shadow #lights #reflexes #projection #frafras #iphone7 A post shared by Francesca Carlone (@frafras25) on Feb 27, 2017 at 10:41am PST   #eames #bird #shadow #catellanismith #deco #vintage A post shared by Matthias GOUBET (@lmimatthias) on Feb 27, 2017 at 10:41am PST   #sopron #instituteofappliedarts #staircase #stairs #light #shadow #neorenaissance #eclectic #interiordesign A post shared by Wesselényi-Garay Andor (@wesselenyigaray) on Feb 27, 2017 at 10:41am PST   ❇️❇️❇️ . . #art #artwork #danflavin #artoftheday #artofvisuals #artstagram #artlovers #light #lights #neon #neonlights #column #columns #industrial #dark #line #lines #museum #shadow #shadows #silhouette #green #basement #garage #dia #diabeacon #beacon A post shared by Andrew Cohen (@cohen6a) on Feb 27, 2017 at 10:38am PST   How awesome is this?! #performer #entertainer #art #harmony #shadow #violin #violinist #session #photo #sunset #photography #photographer #work #park #orlando #winterpark #passion #talent #nikon #85mm #photosession #life #love #happiniess #happy #outdoors #magical A post shared by Alla Aristov 🇷🇺🇺🇸 (@alla.aristov.photography) on Feb 27, 2017 at 10:37am PST   sfumatura #city #shadow #amazing #igerslatina #tflers #italy #tflers #vsco #vscocam #street #style #volgolatina #streetphotography #nocrop #vscocommons A post shared by Giulio (@giuliozappone) on Feb 27, 2017 at 10:34am PST   #architecture #history #place #construction #composition #symmetry #people #night #light #urban #landscape #reflection #shadow #dark #город #оттепель #street #streetlife #city #Russia #Yekaterinburg #ekb #classic #vscorussia #vsco #vscocam #vscoekb #building #streetphotography A post shared by Sergey (@18thday) on Feb 27, 2017 at 10:27am PST   Throw back to #antelopecanyon last year #america #light #shadow #contrast #orange #red #perspective #lines #wanderlust #explore #abstract #outdoors A post shared by @mike.osborne88 on Feb 27, 2017 at 10:24am PST   #1415mobilephotographers #beststreets #blackandwhitephotography #bnw #bw #bnw_city_streetlife #bw_divine #documentaryphotography #igersgermany #igersfrankfurt #shadow #ig_streetphotography #peoplephotography #dasechtefrankfurt #carnival #frankfurtbnw #frankfurt #frankfurtdubistsowunderbar #street_photography #streetbw #streetphotographyinternational #streetphotography #streetphoto_bw #romantic_noir #streetphotography_bw #streetphotos #noir_shots #streetphoto_greatshots #sw #wearethestreet A post shared by Iva Batistic (@limpcassidy79) on Feb 27, 2017 at 10:22am PST   because life never stops teaching #quotes #realize #shadow #anotherangle #blackandwhite #blackandwhitephotography #bandw #photo #photoday #photodaily #photoofday #photography #photoart #photographer #girlphotographer #vly #valittiya #steps #stair A post shared by vly (@valittiyaaaa) on Feb 27, 2017 at 10:17am PST   Jak málo dokáže světlo 😀... fifty šéjds of grééj 😂 #bw #prague #shadow #wall #blackandwhite #blackwhite #photo #photography #contrast #black #white #cz A post shared by Eliška Nováková (@artovercreditcard) on Feb 27, 2017 at 10:16am PST

ABDZ Photo Challenge: Our #abdz_strideby Picks

ABDZ Photo Challenge: Our #abdz_strideby Picks

Here we are, with more than 100+ posts over Instagram with the hashtag #abdz_strideby, we say it was a pretty successful first Abduzeedo Photo Challenge. It was a lot of fun to go through your submissions and having a chance to witness the beautiful parts of the World that you guys lived in. I hope you guys have enjoyed and if you have any comments/suggestions, please do share with us via Facebook or Twitter. We look forward to see what you will come up with. On to the next challenge! This for this week, we had to go for the hashtag: --> #abdz_strideby. What does it mean? Stride By is a term used for saying like you'll take a long step of passing over an obstruction. The interesting part with the challenge is easy but the fact on how you will frame the shot? The architecture? The shadowplay? Let's check out the suite! @Abduzeedo   A post shared by Fabio Sasso (@abduzeedo) on Feb 22, 2017 at 9:22pm PST @carlettocastoro   A post shared by carlo zaffaroni (@carlettocastoro) on Feb 21, 2017 at 1:33pm PST @moepike   A post shared by Moe Pike Soe (@moepike) on Feb 21, 2017 at 2:53am PST @thi_alyson   A post shared by Alyson Vu (@thi_alyson) on Feb 20, 2017 at 10:53am PST @iamneubert   A post shared by Nicolas Neubert (@iamneubert) on Feb 22, 2017 at 10:15am PST @aoirostudio   A post shared by Francois Hoang (@aoirostudio) on Feb 21, 2017 at 1:09pm PST @seblabrek   A post shared by Sébastien Labrecque (@seblabrek) on Feb 21, 2017 at 8:08am PST @robertleev   A post shared by Robert Leev (@robertleev) on Feb 21, 2017 at 12:18am PST @abduzeedo   A post shared by Fabio Sasso (@abduzeedo) on Feb 20, 2017 at 1:47pm PST @bednarski_va   A post shared by Bednarski visual arts (@bednarski_va) on Feb 20, 2017 at 12:07pm PST @andreasnusser   A post shared by N D | iShootMobile (@andreasnusser) on Feb 20, 2017 at 7:51am PST @luismartingarcia   A post shared by Luis Martín Garcia (@luismartingarcia) on Feb 19, 2017 at 4:27am PST @ac.almelor   A post shared by AC Almelor (@ac.almelor) on Feb 18, 2017 at 4:05am PST @helloiamtuan   A post shared by Tuan 📍 Nantes (@helloiamtuan) on Feb 7, 2017 at 11:32am PST @_him.over.there_   A post shared by @_him.over.there_ on Feb 4, 2017 at 1:24am PST @bboysh1ft   A post shared by Evgeniy Galoshin (@bboysh1ft) on Jan 31, 2017 at 11:38am PST @_him.over.there_   A post shared by @_him.over.there_ on Jan 30, 2017 at 8:17am PST @davidkylechoe   A post shared by David Kyle Choe (@davidkylechoe) on Jan 7, 2017 at 11:11am PST @b.landil   A post shared by Marie (@b.landil) on Jan 2, 2017 at 4:22am PST @bednarski_va   A post shared by Bednarski visual arts (@bednarski_va) on Dec 28, 2016 at 4:00am PST @bednarski_va   A post shared by Bednarski visual arts (@bednarski_va) on Feb 14, 2016 at 2:03pm PST @davidkylechoe   A post shared by David Kyle Choe (@davidkylechoe) on Nov 29, 2016 at 8:44am PST @davidkylechoe   A post shared by David Kyle Choe (@davidkylechoe) on Jan 7, 2017 at 11:11am PST @ferbozzoletti   A post shared by Ferdinand (@ferbozzoletti) on Sep 16, 2016 at 8:31am PDT @bramvanhaeren   A post shared by B R A M (@bramvanhaeren) on Jun 12, 2016 at 8:12pm PDT @jmxma   A post shared by Justin Ma (@jmxma) on May 23, 2016 at 11:59am PDT @millardo   A post shared by Andrew Millard (@millardo) on Feb 25, 2016 at 12:26pm PST @davidkylechoe   A post shared by David Kyle Choe (@davidkylechoe) on Mar 22, 2015 at 12:21pm PDT Make sure to follow: @Abduzeedos .

ABDZ Photo Challenge Project: #abdz_strideby

ABDZ Photo Challenge Project: #abdz_strideby

A photo challenge! Yes! Mainly, It's an open concept that is made purely for fun and also to improve your photography or mobile photography skills. The idea is simple! At the beginning of the week, we'll share a theme through a hashtag for your pictures. During that given week, you will use that hashtag whenever you seem is appropriate or not. On Friday we'll select and publish our favourite photos on the blog and also on Instagram account (@Abduzeedos). We look forward to see what you will come up with. This for this week, we are going for the hashtag: --> #abdz_strideby. What does it mean? Stride By is a term used for saying like you'll take a long step of passing over an obstruction. The interesting part with this week's challenge is easy but the fact is all about how you will frame the shot? The architecture? The shadowplay? Some Examples   A post shared by Francois Hoang (@aoirostudio) on Feb 13, 2017 at 3:33am PST   A post shared by Francois Hoang (@aoirostudio) on Oct 22, 2016 at 1:43pm PDT   A post shared by roc ∙ barcelona ∙ architecture (@stoptheroc) on Feb 19, 2017 at 12:14pm PST   A post shared by Mari (@mariddles) on Feb 19, 2017 at 10:36am PST   A post shared by H e r r B o h n (@hrrbhn) on Feb 19, 2017 at 12:41am PST   A post shared by David Lu (@davidluonline) on Feb 18, 2017 at 9:44am PST For any updates, make sure to follow: @Abduzeedos 

Photography: Aston Martin Lagonda with Tomek Olszowski

Photography: Aston Martin Lagonda with Tomek Olszowski

Aston Martin Lagonda with Tomek Olszowski is a photography and retouching project shared by Recom Farmhouse and Tomek Olszowski on their Behance profiles. As they describe in the project: Cult cars don't come much less conventional than the Aston Martin Lagonda. Only 645 were ever made, and they're like no other car before or since. "The wedge-shaped body is the height of a Porsche 911 but over five metres long, with an outrageously space-age dashboard." The photography and art direction of this project is simply amazing. There's a classic noir mood, and despite the 70s appeal, it reminds me a lot of the 80s with the color palette used. "This isn’t a car so much as a mobile pop-cultural mash-up, the intersection of a dozen different ideas, many of which are at odds with each other." (Top Gear)  Project description In this shoot, a touch of seventies noir accents the car's angular forms, and we introduced it to the kind of driver which its retro-futuristic style deserves.  Photography Credits Photographer: Tomek Olszowski Retouching: Maria Luisa Calosso & Aljaž Bezjak /  Recom Farmhouse  Production: Studio Tecza Production & Piramida Film Model: Kajo Szwed Recom Farmhouse is on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter! More work at recomfarmhouse.com and our blog madlove.net.

Mobile Photography: Introducing Next-Gen Moment's Cases and Lens

Mobile Photography: Introducing the Next-Gen Moment's Cases and Lens

On Abduzeedo, we do enjoy brands especially independent brands that are the game changers in their areas of expertise, for the main reason to always bring the best to they can accomplish. It is the case for Moment  a brand that we dearly love. They are back with a Kickstarter campaign to introduce their latest novelty for mobile photography by bringing to production: a Battery Photo Case, Photo Case and an all-new Wide Lens. Let’s give it a look. Currently on Kickstarter , Moment is a small company of makers that has one goal and motto. To make the best products in the World for mobile photography. It’s that simple! We believe that the future of photography is in your pocket. The best camera is the one you have with you, and that camera is your phone. At Moment, we want to make your phone work more like a camera. This is our most ambitious project yet. Introducing not one, but three new products.   Battery Photo Case   Photo Case   New Wide Lens Video   Make sure to check out and support their Kickstarter Campaign. 

Architecture: Stuttgart City Library

Architecture: Stuttgart City Library

Back when I was in Berlin for Abduzeedo, I was mapping locations that I have loved to see in Berlin. The Stuttgart City Library was a spot that I would have loved to see but with distance constraint and little time; I wasn’t able to. Unfortunately. One day, I would definitely be back to photograph its splendid architecture but by the meantime, let’s go through Hans-Martin Dölz’s experience of this library. Published on Behance , this project is part of the work from Hans-Martin Dölz. He’s a passionate photographer based in Leonberg, Germany. Looking forward of seeing more work from Hans-Martin in the future. The Stuttgart City Library in Germany is a location which is frequently visited by photographers. The building was designed by the German-based Korean architect Eun Young Yi. The opening ceremony of the library took place on October 21, 2011, and since then countless photographs have already been taken of both the exterior and the interior. I visited the library in September 2013 for the first time and was deeply impressed by the atmosphere inside the library. The visitor faces completely new visual impressions when compared to other famous older libraries.  

Photography: Minimalist Compositions

Photography: Minimalist Compositions of thismintymoment

This year, once again, I will try to finally achieve my photography goal of posting one photo a day on Instagram. In the past the idea was to take a photo a day but I've learned that it gets pretty difficult to conciliate that with work, blog and some rest. Another important thing is having good references, for some reason I was quite passive in that area until Francois, the chief editor of ABDZ sent me some of the photographers he follows on Instagram. One of them was the Minh T aka, @thismintymoment. He became my favorite. I love the style of the photos, the art direction and the subjects. Mixing minimalism with urban style, a lot of concrete and architecture, he is really an inspiration for me to keep practicing. About Minh T.  Minh T. is an art director and photographer based in California. For more information make sure to check out his work at: Instagram Web site Photography from Instagram © All rights reserved to Minh T (thismintymoment)

Architectural Photography by Andrei Tudoran

Architectural Photography by Andrei Tudoran

Bold is a architectural photography post with the main subject being buildings and architecture. It was shared by Andrei Tudoran and it is a series of photos on building details with a very warm mood. The contrast between the building and the cyan sky is quite beautiful, especially the contrast with the white or beige concrete structures. I have been trying to take a photo a day this year and buildings with the sky in the background is my number one choice. I wouldn't consider my entries as architectural photography, but what Andrei did here quite well is what I have been trying to achieve with no much success. Well, it's been raining here in Northern California quite a bit.   Andrei Tudoran is a self-taught urban and architectural photographer based in Bucharest, Romania. He has showcased his work in exhibitions like: 2016 - Ciao Bucarest - Unique exhibition highlighting Italian influences in Bucharest. Muzeul Municipiului Bucureşti - Palatul Suțu. 2016 - UR.BASM FESTIVAL featured in UR.REALITY - an interactive exhibition by Bucuresti Realist popular Bucharest Facebook page. 2016 - UR.BASM FESTIVAL featured in UR.SWITCH - An initiative to raise awareness regarding Park & Ride facilities and increasing intermodal transport in Bucharest.] For more information make sure to check out his website at http://andreitudoran.com/  Architectural Photography

Digital Photography: Too Close for Comfort Series

Digital Photography: Too Close for Comfort Series

We would like to share the work from Jeanette Hägglund and her series called: Too Close for Comfort. It’s a stunning take of digital photography with architecture where there’s a style and tone expressed by Jeanette. You should definitely follow her on Instagram. As we are prepping for a little trip next month, as I mentioned before; it’s always great to explore a city through their street photographers and the people that share their love and passion for their city through a platform like Instagram. Jeanette Hägglund  is a professional photographer & artist based in Stockholm, Sweden. With a background in photography and architecture; she enjoys offering her eye in the outlook for these special angles of shapes, lighting and shadow plays.  

Digital Photography: Tokyo-1 Series

Digital Photography: Tokyo-1 Series

Lately, I’ve seen many of my friends going to Tokyo, I can understand its enthusiastic feeling for them but I would say that isn’t mutual from my end (hah!). Tokyo is a place that I would recommend to anyone that would love to experience what urban life could be like in the near future with a mixture of modern and past architecture. Everything and everywhere is something to discover on your own. Well, Clement Balavoine took a spin into the city and we get to follow his architectural photography series with an abstract tone and perspective. Clement Balavoine  is a designer working in fashion and drawing. Working as a designer in places like: London, China and more; he has worked for a variety of brands. Clement also takes pictures as a passion and also being a creative to keep his mind inspired for more. Tokyo-1 is a book exploring architecture and lifestyle in the beautiful japanese city. From Harajuku to Shibuya, Omotesando to Ginza, this photobook is a calm journey through the streets of Tokyo. The name of the book refer to the fact that all the pictures have been taken in one day.  

Smile Inducing Portrait Photography

Smile Inducing Portrait Photography

Our heartstrings received a big tug when we came upon a collection of portrait photography shot by Turkish travel photographer Mehmet Genç. We're a bit late to pick up on the work but couldn't resist sharing such a moving project that will surely bring a smile to anyone's face.  Have you ever been approached by a complete stranger and been paid a lovely compliment out of the blue? Well, in what seems to be a most simple concept, this was the basis of Mehmet's project, You Are So Beautiful.  He traveled throughout South America photographing locals in Brazil, Ecuador, Guatemala and Colombia. Just prior to snapping each subject he told them how beautiful they were. The end result is an instantaneous uplift and is a wonderful reminder to go ahead and pay that compliment to the next stranger you see. We can thank our friends over at Refinery29 for unearthing a truly heartwarming collection of portrait photography. Check out the adorable mix of some of our favorite reactions from the gallery below and be sure to continue following Mehmet as he plans to continue his journey of capturing subjects through October of 2017.  Portrait Photography ©  Mehmet Genç Mehmet Genç is a Turkish photographer and this post was from his latest project visiting indigenous communities in Latin America. For more information check out http://www.rotasizseyyah.com/

Digital Photography: Bridge in the Fog

Digital Photography: Bridge in the Fog

Digital Photography is such a large medium to explore, many kind of subjects or categories to shoot from. There isn’t one category that is particularly more popular (in my opinion) than others. Each one has their own flair and that’s what makes it even more enjoyable. Let’s take a look at this series by Łukasz Breitenbach entitled:  Bridge in the Fog. A moody photographic series with an eerie and mysterious feel to it, quite inspiring to appreciate the contrast of the colours with the light. Łukasz Breitenbach  is an artist painter and photographer based in Toruń, Poland. His photography skills is a mix of mediums in order to accomplish both realistic and abstract form into a balanced composition.  

Unsplash Picks: Wander

Unsplash Picks: Wander

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 Wander. With the new year comes with new resolutions, the tradition! For me, it’s more about time, giving yourself some relay or free time to do something that you enjoy. With my current situation and I am sure most of you; time has become a luxury. What do I love to do during my free time? Wander. The simple joy of walking around and to appreciate the scenery whenever it is home or elsewhere around the World. Just wander! Image by Nathan Anderson Image by Joshua Earle Image by Roberto Nickson Image by Margo Brodowicz Image by Nathan Shipps Image by Jad Limcaco Image by Daniel Frank Image by Pedro Gabriel Miziara Image by Agustín Diaz Image by Hanna Viellehner Image by Scott Anderson Image by Dan Musat Image by Kimon Maritz

Ink Flow - CGI Animations

Ink Flow - CGI Animations

We would like to feature this lovely project for a great cause by Taylor James, a studio focusing their work into producing realistic stills, interactive animations and broadcast media but especially they are specializing in CGI combining with photography. For this project, it was a collection of videos for the treatment benefits for patients with Parkinson’s Disease, the combination of CGI and other mediums makes this work pretty unique and fitting right into its own style. The result of the campaign is just plain stunning, please take some time to watch the videos below. Hope you will like it! In partnership with PLBR, we crafted underwater ink flows to highlight the treatment benefits for patients with Parkinson’s Disease. In this visceral and immersive campaign, we combined practical photography with CGI VFX to achieve rich, detailed prints and carefully choreographed animations to create a memorable cross-media campaign.   Watch the Videos  Credits  CGI, Animation, Retouch: Taylor James Agency: Publicis Life Brands Resolute More Information: http://www.taylorjames.com.

Under Armour: SWACKET - Product Design & Photography

Under Armour: SWACKET - Product Design & Photography

I am a big fan of the brand Under Armour, in my opinion the quality of their clothing is just that good and I really do love how they innovate all the time with the performance of their material to enhance your workout or your everyday life. Also every time I looked at their latest imagery, I can’t help to notice the beautiful work from Mike Campau in collaboration with Christopher Massaro, Kristian Espinosa and 9bStudios (Yazan Malkosh, Omar Malkosh, Maram Stash, and Jessica Kim). What I do enjoy about their work is how detailed it is and you can’t almost tell the difference from a photograph. Images created for launch of Swacket for Under Armour... part sweatshirt, part jacket. Full Jackets were created CGI using Marvelous Designer, Clo 3d, and MODO. Macro details were shot in studio and post processed to match campaign.   More Information: http://mikecampau.com.

Photographic Paintings by Fabian Oefner

Photographic Paintings by Fabian Oefner

Having the opportunity to make the Daily Design Inspiration every single day (except for Saturdays!), it’s quite interesting of the variety of work and projects we will see and how great to see so many amazing people with so many skills and talent out there. Let’s take a closer look of what I’ve stumbled across the other day, the stunning series by Fabian Oefner called Photographic Paintings. Fabian is an artist who uses photography and science together for the passion of art who is currently based in Zurich, Switzerland. For this series, Fabian is processing two medias to merge them together into such a sublime abstract painting. Just take a look at the colours. The final work as well as the process of creation merges the characteristics of the two media. The material, that is used to create the colors and structures, is bismuth, a lead-like element. Several pounds of this metal are molten in a big pan. With a spatula, Oefner removes the top layer of the liquid material. The exposed metal immediately reacts with the air, resulting in the creation of different colored gradients. Since the artist only has limited control with the spatula and the occurring colors depend greatly on the current temperature of the metal, the final composition is very much defined by chance.
The process liberates Oefner from the need of a conscious search for color and composition – a well-known approach in abstract painting.   The second part of the process is dominated by the characteristics of photography. As soon as the top layer is removed and the metal is exposed to the air, it constantly changes its appearance in colors and shapes. By capturing the process with a camera, Oefner records compositions, which only exist for a few seconds. Contrary to the work with the spatula, the artist defines this part of the creation very consciously, pushing the release button only when a coherent composition appears. More Information: http://fabianoefner.com.