Pedro Matos was born on the 11th January 1984.Though he was born in Madeira Island, he spent all his childhood and youth in Lisbon city,capital of Portugal.
His references are the work of photographers such as Tomas Ruff and Diane Arbus, Nan Goldin, Helmut Newton, Robert Mapletorpe, the design of La Chapelle and at last, but not the least, the reference of Steven Klein that floods Pedro Matos´ imaginary. (more…)
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In June 2010, a team of scientists and intrepid explorers stepped onto the shore of the lava lake boiling in the depths of Nyiragongo Crater, in the heart of the Great Lakes region of Africa. The team had dreamed of this: walking on the shores of the world’s largest lava lake. Members of the team had been dazzled since childhood by the images of the 1960 documentary “The Devil’s Blast” by Haroun Tazieff, who was the first to reveal to the public the glowing red breakers crashing at the bottom of Nyiragongo crater. Photographer Olivier Grunewald was within a meter of the lake itself, giving us a unique glimpse of it’s molten matter. (more…)
In 2010, Iceland experienced an epic volcanic eruption that captured the attention of people worldwide. Eyjafjallajökull spewed ash into the air as experts warned that the tiny particles of rock, glass and sand contained in the ash cloud was sufficient to jam aircraft engines. European air traffic was at a standstill for weeks. (more…)
What is it about abandoned places that draws our interest and opens our imaginations? An empty, disused building simply seems to beckon passers-by, tempting us to step inside and take a look at what happens to structures once humans leave them behind. Photographer Matt Lambros heeds that call, exploring and photographing these mysterious empty spaces. His incredible photographs express all of the history, loneliness and hope that are inherent in abandoned places. (more…)
The tenants of the big house on the network – the Bloggers – immortalized by the French photographer Gabriela Herman. A peek into the inner world and the real intent of some American bloggers writing in the darkness of their room. The popular virtual items show their face in honor of readers around the world. (more…)
Skerry is an underwater photo-journalist, who works primarily for National Geographic magazine, since 1998. National Geographic lists him among the legendary undersea photographers. Skerry does special assignments all over the world. He has also worked with Jacques Cousteau’s organization. He began by doing shipwreck photography in the waters off of New England Through his relationship with National Geographic he has now shifted to wildlife photography throughout the world. In so doing he has become passionate about sounding the alarm of the decline of the world’s fishing stocks. Brian Skerry has published. His book is entitled Successful Underwater Photography, by Brian Skerry and Howard Hall (more…)
Normal black-and-white photographs can bestow their subjects with a moody atmosphere, but the infrared version of the craft would do even Tim Burton’s fairytale landscapes proud. Here we have a watchful cat sitting regally in one picture while a walk in the woods is spiced up in the others. The tree root (bottom right) is highlighted perfectly within the blue-green grass.
Wonder and enchantment are two words that spring to mind when viewing the world through an infrared lens. Whatever your personal photography taste, there’s no question that infrared imagery spices up bland everyday life with a touch of the serene, and the surreal. (more…)
Renowned photographer Andrew Zuckerman travelled across four countries over a year to photograph the 74 birds which feature in his book, Bird. Using a mobile studio with a huge white background, New Yorker Zuckerman, 32, caught his feathery subjects with a high-definition camera as bird handlers coaxed them in front of his lens (more…)
The Danish designer Peter Orntoft has developed an interesting visual system that uses high-impact photographs to create infographics taste clean and simple. The project entitled Infographics in context, illustrated with pictures of the views of the Danish population on some important topics of interest. (more…)
Michael Kenna’s work has often been described as enigmatic, graceful and hauntingly beautiful much like the Japanese landscape. Kenna first visited Japan in 1987 for a one-person exhibition and was utterly seduced by the country’s terrain. Over the years he has traveled throughout almost the entire country constantly taking photographs. From these many treks the book Japan, featuring 95 of these photographs, was conceived. (more…)