Archived Articles from 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.
Urban Hybrid: Double-Exposure Photos Fuse London & NYC
While photo shoots can be meticulously staged, sometimes the best shots come with an element of surprise - particularly in the chaotic context of cities.
Vertical Horizon: Urban Photographs Turn City Upside Down
Hong Kong is a much-photographed city, but these shots present a rarely-seen perspective by documentarians or pedestrians ... unless they look straight up.
Seconds to Years: 3 Scales of Time-Lapse Photography
With the rise of digital technologies, photographers are finding increasingly fascinating ways to capture minutes, hours, days, weeks, months and even entire years.
Perfect Pitch: Impossibly Starry City Skies in Blackest Night
There is simply no way to see the starry skies above the typical urban metropolis - but one photographer has found a way to simulate the stunning potential effect.
Liu Bolin is Back: 'Invisible Man' Artist (Dis)Appears Again
The master of urban camouflage has returned, this time exhibiting his latest photographic wonders in new contexts but, as always without post-picture editing.
Geometric Projections: Light Art Radically Reshapes Nature
Everyone knows there are mathematical patterns to be found everywhere in nature - though few such geometries are as explicit and dazzling as these.
Doing it Wrong: Funny Photo-Edited Urban Improbabilities
It would be entirely right and wrong at the same time to call this body of work realistic - the scenes are at first glance probable, then clearly almost impossible.
Airborne Architecture: 12 Images of Flying French Houses
Context - that is the key to taking the ordinary and making it amazing in this series of displaced homes soaring up from forgotten streets of Paris.
Invisible Apparel: 8 Material-Free Dresses Made of Light
Combining light art photography and high fashion, these show-stopping runway gowns are manufactured without physical material and composed purely of light.
Power of Books: 6 Graphic Illustrations of Literal Imaginings
Ever get done reading a chapter and feel like the book is more real than the room around you? Now, what if that imagining came true?