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.

Reflections from Above: Mirrored Skyscraper Illusion Photos

Illuminated cityscapes multiply and divide in unexpected ways when their nighttime reflections hit the mirrored facades of the skyscrapers found within them. ...

Sprawling Vision of the Past: American Suburbs From Above

Suburbs are far older than most of us tend to realize, but when we talk about urban sprawl we most often think of the planned communities that popped up ...

Animating Architecture: Real Facades Remixed, Spun & Stacked

Taking building concepts to their illogical conclusions, this series of surreal animations provides a tour of impossible architectural structures and facades, ...

No Biking in Pools: Art Inspired by America’s Weirdest Laws

In Alabama, it is illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your back pocket. But New York-based photographer Olivia Locher is a rule-breaker, and she’s got ...

DIY Hyperlapse: Make Your Own Timelapse Motion Pictures

You may have seen this amazing animation and thought it took an impossible amount of work to create, but there are multiple sites tools, and do-it-yourself ...

Composite Crime Scenes: NYC Past Patched onto Present

Murdered gangsters, car crashes and four-alarm fires are nearly forgotten in the peaceful present day, but this photo series reminds us that the past is not so ...

Shattered Sunsets: Broken Mirror Photos of Evening Skies

Spanning multiple feet in each direction, these giant-sized photo prints transform the light and color of ordinary sunset scenes, reflecting them through a ...

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 ...

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