In her series, Dare alla Luce, photographer Amy Friend alters vintage images by deliberately allowing light to pass through them. Amy says the project aims to return the photographs, and indeed the souls of the subjects, to the atmosphere. Read more
The computer has altered the way we look at things and in these two separate series of photos, the main subject is represented first as a pixelated figure and then as a pictogram– placing virtual and cyber iconography into realistic environments.
Take a look.
His Pixxxel editorial (the above shots) is a statement on the popularity of porn on the internet. According to the the photographer; 28, 2598 people click on a pornographic site on the internet every second. 35% of downloads, over a billion and a half images and videos, are pornographic and in 2006, 12% of all websites (about 4.2 million URLs) were of pornographic content. That’s a lot of pornographic pixels!
His traditional work is absolutely stunning as well. Below is one of my favorite images from his personal Urban Legends series: