Stefano Pedretti is a photographer from Rome, Italy. His portraits are incredibly creative and some of them are so cool and distorted that turned a real person into some kind of 3D cartoon. Check out this great selection! For more from Stefano visit stefanopedretti.com
Regardless all advances on technology, some photographers still have the guts to remain old school. So I must ask, how many photographers do you know that still using film or don't use photoshop at all? I would say almost none. That's not the case of Bobby Neel Adams, this impressive photographer made some outstanding photography projects, all old-school, like the one bellow. You should definetely see more of Bobby's work, there other awesome projects at his Personal Website. Family Tree is a series of portraits of immediate family members i.e. Father/Son, Mother/Daughter and even Father/Daughter, Mother/Son. Families are photographed individually and then sized and printed at the same proportions. The two photographs are manually torn and glued together to make one portrait investigating the visual DNA passed form generation to generation. No photoshop (Bobby's Website).
Bram Vanhaeren is a 20 year old freelancer graphic designer out of Anwerpen, Belgium. He studies cross media design, and after 2 years freelancing together with his brother. He's been developing his style since his first pen tool experiments in Illustrator about 5 years ago. The designed these awesome portraits of famous athletes for ESPN magazine. The postraits were very well vectorizes in black and white with a layer of light effects to top it off, and the result is great. What yout think about the style of these portraits and what other athletes would you like to see portraited? Shalee Lehning (born October 27, 1986) is an American basketball player who was selected by the Atlanta Dream of the WNBA in the 2009 WNBA Draft. Tamika Devonne Catchings (born July 21, 1979 in Stratford, New Jersey) is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Fever of the WNBA and Turkish team Galatasaray. She is a prolific scorer close to and far from the basket, as well as a capable rebounder, ball handler, and defender. After playing at Adlai E. Stevenson High School and graduating from Duncanville High School, Tamika Catchings became one of the stars of the University of Tennessee women's basketball team. In 2001, she was drafted by the Indiana Fever. After sitting out her rookie year due to injury, she had an all-star rookie season in 2002. Dustin Luis Pedroia (born August 17, 1983, in Woodland, California) is an American professional baseball second baseman with the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. Pedroia has won several awards in Major League Baseball, including the 2007 American League Rookie of the Year and the 2008 AL MVP award. He also won a Silver Slugger as a second baseman, and a Gold Glove in 2008. He finished second overall in the AL in batting average in 2008. Bryant McKinnie (born September 23, 1979) is an American football offensive tackle currently playing for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He played college football at the University of Miami. Martin Pierre Brodeur ; born May 6, 1972) is a Canadian-American ice hockey goaltender who has played his entire National Hockey League (NHL) career with the New Jersey Devils. In his 19-year tenure with the Devils, he has won three Stanley Cup championships and has been in the playoffs every year but two. Brodeur has won two Olympic gold medals with Team Canada in the 2002 and 2010 Winter Olympic Games, as well as several other medals with Team Canada in other international competitions. Josh D. Koscheck (born November 30, 1977) is an American mixed martial artist from Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, a former collegiate wrestling champion and is currently fighting at welterweight for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He made his debut with the organization on the first season of the reality television show, The Ultimate Fighter. Koscheck has fought for the company a record 17 times since 2005. Koscheck is often ranked among the top ten welterweights in the world by leading mixed martial arts publications. MMA Weekly currently ranks Koscheck at No. 4 while Sherdog currently ranks Koscheck at No. 5. Paul Williams (born July 27, 1981) is an American boxer and is the former two-time WBO welterweight champion. With a height of six-feet-two inches tall, Paul is considered extremely tall for the three divisions he campaigns in: Welterweight, Jr. Middleweight and Middleweight; he has defeated world champions such as Winky Wright, Sergio Martínez, Kermit Cintron, Carlos Quintana and Antonio Margarito. Brenden Morrow (born January 16, 1979) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger and captain of the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL). Morrow played junior hockey in the Western Hockey League (WHL) for the Portland Winter Hawks. During his junior career, he helped Portland win the Memorial Cup during the 1997–98 season. He was drafted by the Dallas Stars in the first round (25th overall) of the 1997 NHL Entry Draft.
Alessandro Pautasso, aka Kaneda, a photographer, graphic designer, and illustrator based in Turin Italy. Kaneda is specialized in vector art and lately have been experimenting a lot portraits creating a mixture of photography and vector that is really amazing, check it out! For more from Alessandro visit www.nosurprises.it Abstract Come to the Water Divas
We've already seen some crazy collages here at Abduzeedo, but I don't remember seeing such delicate portraits like these, done by artist Ann Marshall, which are simply amazing. At first I thought they were paintings, but then I realized they were collage. Awesome! The best part of it is that you can actually buy her art. If you're interested, you may visit her site right here. I know she'll enjoy your visit and appreciation. I hope you enjoy these as much as I did! May all of you have a nice weekend. Cheers! ;)
Under Night is an amazing photography series where the Canadian Photographer Benoit Paillé has the creativity to create some great situations that happened at night. Check them out!
If youd ever tried yourself in double exposure photography you know how much fun & - on the other side - frustrating it can be. Dan Mountford is an young & ongoing photographer and graphic designer from Brighton England and he shows us how you do it the right way. Buy his prints at his print shop & visit his Flickr I am a twenty year old british student studying graphic design at the university of brighton, UK. I've done work for the economist, EMI records, Blood is the new black, Gestalten and Velvet Hammer Music. The images shown were all created "in camera". The change in tones, removal of odd blemishes and the addition of some vector was all minimal post production work, created using PS & AI. Buy his prints at his print shop & visit his Flickr
It's always a pleasure to see artists revive iconic movies and characters with their art. Rich Pellegrino has been doing that for some time now and in his latest McFly and Doc are back! Gotta love his style! There's a full set of portraits from different celebrities and famous musicians, and at his portfolio you'll find more of these. Don't forget to visit him, and I hope you enjoy these! Cheers. ;) Marty McFly Doc Brown Peter Willy Wonka Jack Billie Holiday Walter Fashionista Ash Musicians
Enkeling is an illustrator and fine artist based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, he is specialized in illustration and typography. I came across some of his works on his Behance profile, it was some very stylish portrait illustrations from famous musicians and other famous figures. For more information about Enkeling and to check out his full portfolio visit his Web site at http://www.enkeling.nl/ Enkeling Margje Muusse Elvis Autechre American Football 2 Liam Gallagher Slobodan Milosovic Ben Kremer David Bowie Earlier version of a portrait made for the Rockalender 2010 by Zwaan printmedia Iggy Pop J Dilla Last Days of Lady Day
Nicolas Dumont is a professional photographer based in Dubai and he had a great idea of shooting some rainy portraits under the shower of his apartment. These portraits came out great, the water going down their faces and the expressions are priceless. Check them out! I invited some friends into my kitchen to have their picture taken under a cold shower. I asked them to stare right into the camera and control their...nerves. Each session latest between 10 and 20 minutes. I guess the water temperature felt better after a while as some of the best images were captured at the beginning.
This past weekend was Halloween and everyone got dressed up to celebrate this crazy date. Here is a fresh selection of halloween portraits, very cool costumes and if you did enjoy your halloween on a costume please send you photo on the comment area. by isto-ica by ryunosuke8025 by Guttormur Ingi by Photos by Dash by tiffanycsteinke by tibchris by mchasesteely by Steve Glashier by JeremyHall by Corinne Alexandra by Corinne Alexandra by Lou Bert by Lou Bert by ToFuGuns by ToFuGuns by Jon W. Howson by oNe.SwEeT.wOrLd by smw photography by Rafee H. by simaruba by S T E 7 E N
If you a fan of hip hop and art, this is a really good mix. Illustrated by Michael Molloy, each portrait has it's own flavor with an awesome blend of colors and style. Check out if your favorite hip hop artist is on the mix. Click here for more from Michael Molloy Lil Wayne Talib Kweli Kanye West Mos Def Kid Cudi Eminem ?uest Love Cool Kids
Françoise Nielly's painting is expressive, exhibiting a brute force, a fascinating vital energy. Oil and knife combine tsculpt her images from a material that is , at the same time, biting and incisive, charnel and sensual. Whether she paints the human body or portraits, the artist takes a risk : her painting is sexual, her colors free, exuberant, surprising, even explosive, the cut of her knife incisive, her color pallet dazzling. Françoise Nielly Growing up in the South of France where she lived between Cannes and Saint-Tropez, is never far from the light, the color sense and the atmosphere that permeates the South of France. This is coupled with her studies with her studies at the Beaux arts and Decorative Arts, and her sense of humor and of celebration. Françoise Nielly's painting is expressive, exhibiting a brute force, a fascinating vital energy. Oil and knife combine tsculpt her images from a material that is , at the same time, biting and incisive, charnel and sensual. Whether she paints the human body or portraits, the artist takes a risk : her painting is sexual, her colors free, exuberant, surprising, even explosive, the cut of her knife incisive, her color pallet dazzling. Françoise Nielly is a passionate woman who loves life, wide open spaces, sushi, blue lagoons, the Internet, humor, books, Paris, New-york and Vancouver. Resolutely inscribed in her epoch, she is an accomplished artist ; 20 years of artistic expression explain the maturity of her work and the perfect mastery of her art. She lives and paints in Paris near Montmartre; shows and sells her work in Europe, in Canada and in the United States. Click Here for more from Françoise Nielly Tutorial If you like these paintings, check out this tutorial we posted last year - Fantastic Digital Painting Image in Photoshop and Corel Painter
Sara Blake, also known as ZSO is an interactive art director, designer and illustrator living in New York City. She graduated from New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study with concentration in Graphic Art and Postmodern Studies-I. These days you can find her at Euro RSCG where she focuses on digital design. But by night she also doubles as an illustrator for clients such as Yen Magazine, The KDU, Hurley, SGCNY, and Koko & Me. She'll also be having her very first solo gallery show at Friends of Leon Gallery in Sydney, Australia, September 2010. Hello, I'm ZSO. (On paper you may also know me as Sara Blake.) I'm an Interactive Art Director, Designer, and Illustrator living and loving in New York City. ZSO (pronounced |z?|) is a collection of letters that I find aesthetically and phonetically beautiful. Together they make sound much like “so,” the adverb which means "to such a great extent.” I am a person of extremes, for better or worse (most often the latter), so the ring of it was fitting, and the moniker has since stuck for good. For more information about Sara Blake visit her website at http://www.hellozso.com/. As usual be prepared to spend hours on her website and blog because it's totally awesome! Some Works Flight Print SGC Decks Filthy Process Sample from Sara Blake on Vimeo. All Our Idols "All Our Idols" is an ongoing freestyle portrait project. All work is pencil, watercolor, and digital. Phil Knott's Tally Ho Iseult for Depthcore's "Mythic" Iseult for Depthcore's "Mythic" from Sara Blake on Vimeo. Design Collector 7 Wallpaper submission and Tshirt design for Russian design empire Design Collector to celebrate 7 years in the running. Artists were tasked to subtley incorporate the number 7 somewhere into the design. ZSO + Design Collector from Sara Blake on Vimeo. DACS DACS from Sara Blake on Vimeo. YOU ARE WE — KDU
Lyubomir Sergeev is a digital illustrator from Bulgaria, and his illustrations are amazing! The creativity and execution on each piece is very special making each portrait look so sharp and incredible. For more visit http://www.sergeevstudio.com and http://www.behance.net/LyubomirSergeev
Pablo Lobato is a graphic designer and illustrator from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Soon after finishing his studies, Pablo started working as a graphic designer for different magazines. This, however, only lasted five years, since total boredom drove him back to his first passion – illustrations. Today, Pablo has made quite a name for him self in Argentina where he lives and works. In Pablo's portfolio there are clients such as New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Time Magazine, LA Times Magazine, LA Magazine, The New Republic, Boston Globe, Texas Monthly, Cosmopolitan Germany, Chief Executive, Flare, AARP, Paste Magazine, New York Daily News. For more information about Pablo Lobato and to check out his full portfolio visit his website at http://lobaton.com.ar/. Be preared to spend at least one hour checking out his work because it's trully amazing Jay-Z 2Pac LL Cool J snoopg Bob Dylan White Stripes Bob Marley Michael Jackson Woody Alen rolling stones Oasis Obama Pearl Jam Men Who Stares at Goats Stevie Wonder Lou Reed Morgan Freeman Prince Nicholsong
Chris Knight is a photographer from Wiesbaden, Germany. He moved to the US when he was young and currently lives in North Miami Beach. Chris attended college at the illustrious University of Central Florida where he majored in Broadcast Journalism - a degree that his mother wishes he would have stuck with. Chris also is Justin Maller's friend and you will notice that the photos that Justin uses for his creations are from Chris. For more information about Chris Knight we highly recommend that you check out his new updated portfolio at http://www.chrisknightphoto.com/