Archived Articles: Photography & Video

Photography is more than merely capturing a still image - the still-shot photographers featured here will amaze you with mind-bending and world-inverting techniques from glamorous HDR to dark ultraviolet and tools ranging from trash-can cams to pinhole cameras, while the urban cinematographers in this section can twist and warp reality in motion.

Vanishing Vernacular: NYC Storefront Gentrification in Action

Overtly a straight-shot photographic compilation, Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York shows the rich vernacular diversity of mom-and-pop shops ...

Dissected Buildings: Sliced Facades are All Appearances

Ghostly building facades seem to have been sliced right off the buildings that should be attached to them, their skinny silhouettes rising from street level ...

Extreme Exposures: Light Landscapes Take Hours to Shoot

Most light photographers focus on making a shape in the foreground in a matter of seconds, then setting it against a dark static backdrop – this artist ...

A Tale of Two Londons: Classic Paintings x Modern Photos

London may have changed just a tiny bit since the 17th century, but you’d hardly know it looking at some of these mash-ups of classic paintings ...

Animating Van Gogh: World’s First Fully-Painted Feature Film

It is a fantastic endeavor and nearly finished – a movie made up of 56,800 stop-motion paintings, all presented in the style and told by the characters ...

Figure & Ground: Surreal Animated Walking City Shifts Shape

Mesmerizing as it morphs forms like some kind of architectural mutant, this latest take on the Walking City is a freshly-animated and anthropomorphic twist on ...

Time Stands Still: Sublime Slow-Motion Subway Panoramas

A subway speeds by the platform, leaving most passengers with a fleeting impression and fast-fading memories of people glimpsed only for a moment, but not this ...

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End of the Line: Exploring Unseen Terminal Subway Stations

Bustling hubs give way to spindly spokes, infrequently taking locals to particularly distant destinations and often entirely unseen by tourists and other ...

Adventures of Double-Faced Girl: Surreal Photography Series

It’s amazing what a few strokes of a black eyeliner can do – like create an unsettling optical illusion that makes it seem as if a girl has two ...

Darkened Cities: Urban Skylines Minus Light Pollution

What would your city look like if it went completely dark? Words like majestic, awe-inspiring and magical come to mind – not as descriptions for the ...

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