The most significant global aerial photography and video competition is the Drone Awards. It’s a Siena Awards initiative dedicated to a new genre of photography, intentionally differentiated from conventional photography.
Aerial photography and video, whose platforms often include fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles, balloons, blimps and aircraft, rockets, kites and parachutes, are open to the competition.
In his ongoing portrait photography collection, Alike But Not Alike, London-based photographer Peter Zelewski has explored the similarities and differences between sets of identical twins. Captured against neutral backdrops on the streets of London, Zelewski’s duos are of various ages, ethnicities, cultures, and styled to dress in matching clothes. This style places the spotlight on the subjects, showing the special, unbreakable relationship and remarkable resemblance of the siblings, while also allowing viewers to take a closer look and explore the tiny differences between each pair.
The Beauty of Human Skin in Every Color given by Angelica Dass a Brazilian Photographer. The ‘Humanae’ project began as a small family album included relatives, friends and neighbours. The project now includes portraits of more than 3000 people from 24 cities spanning 15 countries. She states that the “Colour of our skin gives a lasting impression.”
Whether it’s two Mormons sitting on the curb of a parking lot eating McDonald’s or it’s a man taking a picture of an abstract sculpture in front of a food mart, it’s no accident that Eli Durst’s photographs resemble stills from a film. “When I applied for my undergraduate at Wesleyan University, I originally wanted to study film,” Eli admits. “But the film programme was really industry-centric and that put me off.
San Francisco -based artist Joe Roberts will be releasing his second book, The book features a foreword by journalist and documentarian Hamilton Morris (Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia on Viceland) as well as a conversation with gallerist and actor Leo Fitzpatrick (director of Marlborough Contemporary).
Luke Gilford was at a Pride event in northern California in 2016 when he was drawn to a stand by the sound of Dolly Parton singing 9 to 5. What he found there would change his life. Members of the local chapter of the Golden State Gay Rodeo Association were promoting what they do, and how they live.
Cecil Beaton was a British Photographer, interior designer and stage designer. The house he occupied until 1945 at Ashcombe, Wiltshire, near friend Edith Olivier was decorated with limited funds using exaggerated baroque furniture. The walls of the ‘Circus Bedroom’ were painted by visiting artist friends, including Rex Whistler and Oliver
If you are looking for an original and cosy cafe in London, have a tour at the God’s Own Junkyard, an entirely decorated with neons bar. For all the warm and kitsch deco lovers, this place will be an insolite experience. The owners, Chris & Linda Bracey, are neons collectioners since 40 years and they can be proud of having in their collection lights from iconic movies like Eyes Wide Shut, The Dark Knight and Charlie and the chocolate factory.
Paper and fire is not always a good combination, especially when it is floating above homes and wooded areas.
Paper Lanterns also known as sky lanterns or Chinese lanterns are often released to celebrate a new year or a wedding or they are just launched for fun. These are some of the beautiful lanterns that I discovered on Flickr.