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Sheppard's Stunning Album Cover Design by Ars Thanea

Sheppard's Stunning Album Cover Design by Ars Thanea

Ars Thanea is an award-winning creative studio based in Warsaw, they have been working and producing some of the best works we have ever seen on ABDZ. The most amazing thing is even after all these years, they still surprise us with their creativity and perseverance to push the limits. Let's take a look at their album design for the indie pop band: Sheppard entitled: Watching The Sky. And as you can see they could have taken a simpler ride with CGI but decided to just hand-crafted. Props to everyone involved in the project. The indie pop band “Sheppard” from Australia, known for the hits such as “Geronimo” or “Let me down easy” approached us to create a cover for the newest album titled “Watching The Sky”. This time we decided to use true glass as the essential material. As the result, we blew several dozen little bubbles to create a real glass cloud sculpture. And once again, hand-crafted work turned out to be the greatest choice! Credits Client: Sheppard Creative Production Studio: Ars Thanea Executive Creative Director: Peter Jaworowski Art Director: Maciej Mizer Production Lead: Marta Król Producer: Magdalena Błocian Photographer: Szymon Świętochowski Mockup Artist: Jagody Studio Concept Artist: Piotr Rosłan Digital Artists: Tomasz Chrabołowski, Maciej Mizer Making of: Maciej Mizer More Links Learn more about Ars Thanea Follow the work of Ars Thanea on Behance Art Direction, Photography & Digital Art Making Of Video

Danchi Dreams Photographic Series by Cody Ellingham

Danchi Dreams Photographic Series by Cody Ellingham

Just to keep going from our Friday Feature, let's take a closer look at this photographic series by Cody Ellingham, a photographer and art direction based in Tokyo, Japan. He released this photographic series entitled: Danchi Dreams and you just gotta love the atmosphere! Tokyo is such a busy city but it gets pretty quiet at night and almost horror-like. I love how Cody used this tone for his series and away from the usual locations that we see all the time. Check it out and make sure to follow him on Instagram. DANCHI DREAMS will launch on May 12 at a former factory turned into a gallery in the Tokyo district of Koto. It is the work of Cody Ellingham, now a Tokyo-based photographer who found fame in 2017 with his DERIVE series of futuristic Tokyo cityscapes. More Links Learn more about Cody Ellingham Follow the work of Cody Ellingham on Instagram Photography A kind of spaceship. . . . . . #DANCHI #CBJE #CodyEllingham #団地 #newtopographics #noicemag #subjectivelyobjective #phroommagazine #broadmag #lekkerzine #paperjournalmag #verybusymag #thisaintartschool #rentalmag #somewheremagazine #collecmag #tokyocameraclub #東京カメラ部 #magnumphotos #burnmagazine #onbooooooom #gupmagazine #rentalmagazine #streetdreamsmag #theheavycollective #ignantpicoftheday #rentalmag #minimalzine #imaginarymagnitude #nightphotography A post shared by CODY ELLINGHAM (@cbje_tokyo) on Mar 30, 2018 at 6:23am PDT DANCHI emerged across Japan in the 1960s to cope with rapidly growing urban populations. They were not just housing projects, but something to aspire to – a vision of a harmonious life and Japan’s new found prosperity.  Half a century later DANCHI are in decay. The concrete symbol of Japan’s economic miracle and post-war identity are slowly being forgotten and some are already gone. . . . . . #DANCHI #CBJE #CodyEllingham #団地 #newtopographics #noicemag #subjectivelyobjective #phroommagazine #broadmag #lekkerzine #paperjournalmag #verybusymag #thisaintartschool #rentalmag #somewheremagazine #collecmag #tokyocameraclub #東京カメラ部 #magnumphotos #burnmagazine #onbooooooom #gupmagazine #rentalmagazine #streetdreamsmag #theheavycollective #ignantpicoftheday #rentalmag #minimalzine #imaginarymagnitude #nightphotography A post shared by CODY ELLINGHAM (@cbje_tokyo) on Mar 14, 2018 at 6:12am PDT I look up at these exhausted blocks of concrete and steel that were once the dream of a new Japan. I asked the question "What happens when modern architecture becomes old?" DANCHI DREAMS will be on display at Atelier Takiguchi on May 12 & 13 in Tokyo – details coming soon. . . . . . #DANCHI #CBJE #CodyEllingham #団地 #newtopographics #noicemag #subjectivelyobjective #phroommagazine #broadmag #lekkerzine #paperjournalmag #verybusymag #thisaintartschool #rentalmag #somewheremagazine #collecmag #myfeatureshoot #lensculture #magnumphotos #burnmagazine #onbooooooom #gupmagazine #rentalmagazine #streetdreamsmag #theheavycollective #ignantpicoftheday #rentalmag #minimalzine #imaginarymagnitude #nightphotography A post shared by CODY ELLINGHAM (@cbje_tokyo) on Mar 8, 2018 at 4:42am PST The Decline of the Dream. . . . . . #DANCHI #CBJE #CodyEllingham #団地 #wtns #newtopographics #noicemag #subjectivelyobjective #phroommagazine #broadmag #lekkerzine #paperjournalmag #ifyouleave #verybusymag #thisaintartschool #rentalmag #somewheremagazine #collecmag A post shared by CODY ELLINGHAM (@cbje_tokyo) on Mar 2, 2018 at 6:12am PST Tonight at @ Pecha Kucha Night Tokyo I will be officially announcing my new photography project exploring the Dream, the Decline, and the Decay of DANCHI – Japanese Public Housing Apartments. . . . . . #DANCHI #CBJE #CodyEllingham #団地 #wtns #newtopographics #noicemag #subjectivelyobjective #phroommagazine #broadmag #lekkerzine #paperjournalmag #ifyouleave #verybusymag #thisaintartschool #rentalmag #somewheremagazine #collecmag A post shared by CODY ELLINGHAM (@cbje_tokyo) on Feb 27, 2018 at 1:43pm PST ⚡️ I will be introducing my new photographic series DANCHI at Pecha Kucha Tokyo next Wednesday night in Roppongi. DANCHI public housing apartments range from 3 and 4 story blocks on the edges of cities, to massive complexes housing tens of thousands of people. The architecture of these new concrete communities replaced the wood and dirt of Old Japan and brought with them the promise of a bright future, but what do they mean today? . . . . . #DANCHI #CBJE #CodyEllingham #団地 #wtns #newtopographics #noicemag #subjectivelyobjective #phroommagazine #broadmag #lekkerzine #paperjournalmag #ifyouleave #verybusymag #thisaintartschool #rentalmag #somewheremagazine #collecmag #nextjauntmag #fubiz A post shared by CODY ELLINGHAM (@cbje_tokyo) on Feb 21, 2018 at 6:58am PST How does architecture change people? ⚡️ A glimpse at the new series「DANCHI 団地」from Cody Ellingham (CBJE) . . . . #DANCHI #CBJE #CodyEllingham #団地 #wtns #newtopographics #noicemag #subjectivelyobjective #phroommagazine #broadmag #lekkerzine #paperjournalmag #ifyouleave #verybusymag #thisaintartschool #rentalmag #somewheremagazine #collecmag A post shared by CODY ELLINGHAM (@cbje_tokyo) on Feb 14, 2018 at 3:09pm PST Dreams of DANCHI 団地 ~ A sneak peak at my new series exploring massive public housing projects in Japan, known as DANCHI. . . . . #DANCHI #CBJE #CodyEllingham #団地 #wtns #newtopographics #noicemag #subjectivelyobjective #phroommagazine #broadmag #lekkerzine #paperjournalmag #ifyouleave #verybusymag #thisaintartschool #rentalmag #somewheremagazine #collecmag A post shared by CODY ELLINGHAM (@cbje_tokyo) on Feb 14, 2018 at 4:56am PST Join me on a journey into the world of Japanese Public Housing, known as DANCHI,  but which many people call home. 「DANCHI 団地」 A New Series by Cody Ellingham (CBJE) A post shared by CODY ELLINGHAM (@cbje_tokyo) on Feb 12, 2018 at 2:03pm PST The hour has struck 5pm, a short melody rings out over the loudspeaker with an eerie echo. The dream of DANCHI. < A sneak peak at the new photographic series from the creator of DERIVE, Cody Ellingham (CBJE) > . . . . #DANCHI #CBJE #CodyEllingham #団地 #wtns #newtopographics #noicemag #subjectivelyobjective #phroommagazine #broadmag #lekkerzine #paperjournalmag #ifyouleave #verybusymag #thisaintartschool #rentalmag #somewheremagazine #collecmag A post shared by CODY ELLINGHAM (@cbje_tokyo) on Feb 16, 2018 at 7:11am PST Locked from the outside. 空室 . . . . . #DANCHI #CBJE #CodyEllingham #団地 #wtns #newtopographics #noicemag #subjectivelyobjective #phroommagazine #broadmag #lekkerzine #paperjournalmag #ifyouleave #verybusymag #thisaintartschool #rentalmag #somewheremagazine #collecmag A post shared by CODY ELLINGHAM (@cbje_tokyo) on Mar 6, 2018 at 4:36am PST

Photography Search for Geometrical Shapes and Symmetries in Vienna

Photography Search for Geometrical Shapes & Symmetries in Vienna

Hlinka Zsolt is an urban photographer  looking for geometry and symmetry obsessively in each composition. The next station in the photography search for geometrical shapes and symmetries is Vienna: its architecture, like Budapest, carries both the lasting impression of the past, and also the promise of a bright future, and the unstoppable nature of progress. In my photographs, I have captured this dynamism, so the common topic was chosen to be the upward aspiration. They have been apostrophized to be tunnels, reaching towards the unknown. Though the objects may seem like stationary and silent, upon closer inspection we can see the memory of countless past events. Not only historical buildings are depicted, which are well versed in the actualities of old times, but their modern pairs are also showcased. These forms are developed by building on their predecessors, respecting or even breaking traditions, which means they cannot be separated from each other. Photography For more information make sure to check out: http://zsolthlinka.com/en/ https://www.instagram.com/zsolt_hlinka/

Exploring the Harbin Grand Theatre in Heilongjiang, China

Exploring the Harbin Grand Theatre in Heilongjiang, China

I have learned to appreciate a lot more architecture ever since I started taken myself more seriously with photography. You become just more aware of what's around you, especially when you travel or even plan your architectural escape. This is where I feel there is a beautiful connection with the work of Andrés Gallardo Albajar, a photographer based in Tallinn, Estonia. We are following his journey into the Harbin Grand Theatre located in the province of the People's Republic of China, more precisely in the North East part. You just gotta love how Andrés went all in with these lines. Let us enjoy this stunning design by Mad Architects. Credits Architecture by Mad Architects More Links Learn more about Andrés Gallardo Albajar Follow Andrés's work on Behance Also check out Andrés's Instagram Architecture Photography  

Architecture Photography: Financial Tombstones

Architecture Photography: Financial Tombstones

I am a fan of architecture and high-rises. If you follow me on Instagram you would probably know that by now. So it's inevitable that I would feature any photographer or post that shares the same passion of mine. That's the case of the post that Carsten Witte featuring a set of beautiful architecture photography of buildings titled Financial Tombstones. There are a lot of things to love about this set of photos. From the perspective to the color treatment, it sometimes feel almost unreal, like a computer generated image. It's a testament of the quality of the work of Carsten Witte, a photographer based in Hamburg, Germany with work featured in so many amazing publications like Harpers Bazaar, Vogue, Marie Claire, Elle, GQ, EIN, Leica S-Magazine and many more. For more information make sure to check out http://carstenwitte.myportfolio.com/ Architecture photography All rights reserved to Carsten Witte. For more information check out: http://www.sodiumburn.com/interview/carsten-witte

Black Panther's Danai Gurira for ROGUE Magazine

Black Panther's Danai Gurira for ROGUE Magazine

I discovered actress Danai Gurira in very popular and successful Marvel movie (for many reasons): Black Panther. In this movie, she is playing Okoye, the head of the Dora Milaje. Nevertheless to say that she was really badass in this role and I was watching an interview about the BTS process of shaving her head. It's quite a big & bold move for the role and it's amazing how the work Benjo Arwas just gracefully embrace this beauty. Benjo is a photographer and director based in Los Angeles, California; check out the all-embracing and stunning collection of pictures. Credits Photography: Benjo Arwas Directors: Benjo Arwas & Colby Koch DP: Chris Koch Styling: Jordan Grossman Makeup: Agostina @ Xclusive Artists Nails: Chelsea King @ Celestine Agency Music: PLEASE - HOY LA Video Production: TRIBE FEDERATION More Links Learn more about Benjo Arwas at benjoarwas.com Follow Benjo on Behance Photography & Fashion  

Continuing to explore foggy Hamburg at Night with Mark Broyer

Continuing to explore foggy Hamburg at Night with Mark Broyer

A couple months ago we have featured the work of Mark Broyer on his photowalk at night from the foggy streets of Hamburg. We have loved his first series and really enjoyed Mark's return with another collection. Mark is a photographer based in Hamburg, Germany and again with the fog being the main subject, you get to explore Hamburg again with on another mysterious and intriguing atmosphere. More Links Learn more about Mark Broyer at intothelife.de Follow Mark on Behance Previous feature on ABDZ Digital Photography  

Lamborghini Terzo Millennio by Philipp Rupprecht

Lamborghini Terzo Millennio by Philipp Rupprecht

I have always have been a huge fan of the work of Philipp Rupprecht that we have featured before on ABDZ. He is fortunate enough to spend his daily work time at photographing some of the most stunning supercars in the World. Based from Germany, follow Phillip on his latest project for the incredible Lamborghini Terzo Millennio. Enough talk, just take a step back and take a look at those pictures! More Links Learn more about Philipp Rupprecht on philipprupprecht.de Follow Philipp Rupprecht's work on Behance Follow Philipp Rupprecht on Instagram Photography  

Travel Photography: Cinematic Amsterdam

Travel Photography: Cinematic Amsterdam

Well it looks like we will be heading our way to Amsterdam for another event coverage, it's quite exciting, to be honest! As a tradition now, I would search on Behance for either references and basically visiting the city somehow from a photographer's perspective. For Amsterdam, I really like the style that Amsterdam-based cinematographer and photographer Stijn Hoekstra did with his Cinematic Amsterdam series. Entitled to the theme related to movies, we would happily explore this beautiful canal city through its architectural perspective. Enjoy! Cinematic Stills of Amsterdam More Links Learn more about Stijn Hoekstra at stijnhoekstra.nl Follow Stijn's work on Behance Previous feature on ABDZ Photography  

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Captivating Moments With The Moon by Bjørg-Elise Tuppen

I'll go ahead and admit I'm a big moon nerd so when I discovered these gorgeous shots of Earth's natural satellite captured in Arctic Northern Norway by Bjørg-Elise Tuppen I had to share.  These beautiful images showcase the moon in various phases and differing times of the day but all highlight the moon's glorious silhouette in a magical way. The simplicity of the landscape helps in keeping the viewers eye focused on the subject. Enjoy and be sure to check out more from this multi-talented artist here and her Instagram here.  ABOUT BJORG-ELISE TUPPEN Ever since I was a little girl I have expressed myself through visual work. I guess one can say that being creative is the most defining aspect of my personality. I am a trained photographer and worked as such before I decided to study Graphic Design. I have a Bachelor (BA Hons, Graphic Design) from the University of Hertfordshire through IDI (Interactive Design Institute) I love to use and experiment with different medias such as painting, drawing, photography, typography and digital collage, as well as mix them to explore and create different moods, effects and expressions. My style is not set or limited, but ever evolving and seeking.

Join Unsplash x Timberland on a global photographic adventure

Join Unsplash x Timberland on a global photographic adventure

Our friends from Unsplash is asking us to join their global photographic adventure with Timberland; a huge manufacturer and retailer of outdoors wear focusing on footwear. For the 45th Anniversary of the "legendary yellow boot", Timberland is collaborating with Unsplash on this really interesting partnership. So now until March 16th, you are invited to submit your best shot to capture the essence of Timberland’s brand. The submissions are not supposed to be oriented around Timberland, not one bit. You may submit as many photos as you wish so best of luck of everyone. In their words It’s the 45th anniversary of the legendary Yellow Boot, a design icon that evolved through the years into an improved, diverse urban boot. Image by Tom Sodoge To celebrate its global identity, Timberland is teaming up with the Unsplash community to showcase photography from Unsplash contributors in Timberland’s international campaign to create a glowing collective experience. Timberland will also be commissioning a selection of Unsplash contributors to shoot their anniversary collection. The mission is to capture the true essence of “Global Urban Hikers / Adventurers”, which encompasses values of inclusivity, freedom, and beauty. How you can participate Submit a photo that captures the essence of Timberland’s brand. The type of photos Timberland is looking to feature have a wide range. Anything from portraits to surroundings to terrain will work. Photos do not necessarily need to include Timberland boots or any kind of boots for that matter. More on the types of photos Timberland is looking to feature. Fill in as many details about your photo as you can. At the minimum, please include the location of your photo and the model’s name if your photo has a person in it. Check off “Timberland” in the “Collabs” section. Your photos will be submitted to Timberland’s Unsplash collection “Celebrate the Icons”. Links Learn more about the Timberland x Unsplash Global Photographic Adventure Follow Unsplash on Instagram Cover Picture by Tom Sodoge

Explore the Golden Thórsmörk, Iceland with Marina Weishaupt

Explore the Golden Thórsmörk, Iceland with Marina Weishaupt

We are exploring the Southern part of Iceland today with photographer Marina Weishaupt. She is from Germany and truly a passionate about nature, animals, and environment. She finds her true passion being on the road and exploring the remote secret locations of our planet. It's a beautiful motto that few of us have the chance to accomplish and even to explore such locations. We are following her on her journey to Thórsmörk, Iceland; situated in the south between the glaciers Tindfjallajökull and Eyjafjallajökull. I personally haven't done it but I heard it's one of the most popular hiking areas in Iceland. More Links Learn more about Marina Weishaupt on Behance Get your knowledge about Thórsmörk, Iceland Digital Photography  

Digital Photography: Neon Night Series by Local Preacher

Digital Photography: Neon Night Series by Local Preacher

We would love to share the work of Local Preacher who is an artist and photographer based in Sochi, Russian Federation. We have featured his "Wet Neon" series on the Daily Design Inspirations. He is now back with a proper feature and we are featuring his series entitled: "Neon Night" and the colours are just stunning. A combination with Photoshop and shot on Canon Eos 600D; this is really taking you back to that 80s vibe. THE AESTHETIC OF NEON STREETS More Links Learn more about Local Preacher on Behance Follow Local Preacher on Instagram Digital Photography  

Architecture Photography: ARCHIISERIES II by Calle Artmark

Architecture Photography: ARCHIISERIES II by Calle Artmark

There is always this excitement to discover new places especially through the medium of photography. In my case, it's a combination of architecture and the thrill of finding the right perspective. That being said, we are taking a look at the stunning work of Calle Artmark who is a Photographer/Retoucher based in Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm is commonly known for their beautiful underground system where you would practically need an admission but today we are all about the architecture through the lens of Calle. I would like to mention that are also buildings from Copenhagen and NYC too. Enjoy! Long overdue to publish more of my architectural series in here. All these buildings are photographed either in Stockholm Sweden or in Copenhagen, Denmark + Guggenheim in NYC. More Links Learn more about Calle Artmark at calleartmark.se Follow Calle on Instagram Follow his work on Behance Everydays Illustration  

Cinematic Cuba Series by Stijn Hoekstra

Cinematic Cuba Series by Stijn Hoekstra

Let's kick it off with a stunning series by a freelance Cinematographer & Photographer based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Running with the name of Stijn Hoekstra, we are following his photographic journey in Cuba. His pictures are simply marvelous. You must have recognized some spots from the latest installment of Fast and Furious movie. It must have been such a true joy to spend a 3 weeks holiday, getting the time to blend in the environment and the locals. Please do enjoy! All pictures where taken during my 3 week holiday to Cuba. Be sure to check out my other Behance project: Cinematic Cuba - Portraits More Links Learn more about Stijn Hoekstra at stijnhoekstra.nl Follow Stijn Hoekstra on Behance Cinematic Cuba Series  

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Savvy Studio's Brand Identity for Omakase Room by Tatsu

If you're jonesing for a most unique sushi experience that will have you dreaming about booking that trip to Japan without getting on a long haul flight look no further than NYC's Omakase Room by Tatsu. Omakase dining entails a chef-led experience where every item served is in absolute season, frequently flown in fresh straight from Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market. We're definitely going to save up for experiencing Omakase Room in New York but in the meantime we'll just lust after the beautiful brand identity of this famed establishment from the talented folks over at Savvy Studio. The overall concept by chef Tatsuya Sekiguchi results in an "ambient, sensory experience that allows the food to shine." Every detail was intricately examined to meet the discerning eye of the client. From font choice and even kerning to color palette and scent design, the marriage of every element is an absolute gorgeous union celebrating the wonderful culture that is Japan. Enjoy a peek below at the various design elements including font choices, color palette and unique integration of scent. We're truly smitten with the clean and calming brand identity that allows for this most unique dining experience to shine through.

Photography: Exploring the World's Longest Art Gallery

Photography: Exploring the World's Longest Art Gallery

Let's kick it off with the work of Conor MacNeill who is a fine art, landscape and travel photographer based in London, UK. With a following network of more than 250K people, we are following Conor's work from all over the Globe from Japan, Iceland, China and you name it. Today we are exploring the World's Longest Art Gallery which is commonly known as the Stockholm Metro. The tunnel rail (tunnelbana) system in Stockholm is more than 105 km (65 miles) long and has 100 stations. Give it a look and I truly believe this place should be marked for your bucket list to be discovered at least once in your lifetime. More Links Learn more aobut Conor MacNeill at thefella.com Follow Conor on Instagram Photography