Photo District News’ 30 New and Emerging Photographers To Watch In 2012.

30 photographers to watch
above photo by Lauren Hermele, one of PDN’s 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch

Each year, the respected photography publication, Photo District News, chooses 30 up and coming photographers to showcase. Read more

LaChapelle’s Earth Laughs In Flowers. The Photographer’s Take on Baroque Still Lives.

David LaChappelle The Earth Laughs In Flowers
above: Lovers (detail) by David LaChapelle

In this new series of ten works photographer David LaChapelle, best known for his wild and elaborate fashion photography, he explores the vanity of life and beauty. With titles such as “Springtime”, “Late Summer”, “Early Fall” and “Deathless Winter” the works refer to the four seasons and allude to the life cycle: from birth to death. A contemporary take on the still life paintings of Flemish and Italian masters, these ornate florals contain references to present day culture and humanity, such as cigarette butts, Barbies, junk food, toys and telephones. Read more

The Brilliant Editorial Photography Of Massimo Gammacurta

Photography Of Massimo Gammacurta

Photographer Massimo Gammacurta not only takes nice photos like hundreds of still life and fashion photographers, but his concepts turn his pieces into more than just still lives and product shots, they become narratives or statements. Read more