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Photography merging portraiture and landscapes by Antonio Mora

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Taking images from blogs and magazines, Antonio Mora blends together portraits and landscapes without letting one subsume the other. See much more of Mora’s work on his website.

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Portrait photography by Nina Ahn

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I like Nina Ahn’s unconventional approaches to portraiture. The Seoul, South Korea based photographer has an eclectic style, saying that she “prefers to capture spontaneous and strange situations which appeal to her.”

You can read a recent interview with Ahn by Naomi Wong at PurrMagazine here.

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Photography by Nick Boyer

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Utah based photographer Nick Boyer uses double exposures and/or digital photo manipulations to create these shots of urban and rural landscapes. (Note: The second and last images are actually not double exposures.)

See more of Boyers’ work here.

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Photomontages of animals in stories by Tom Chambers

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In “Animal Visions,” artist Tom Chambers creates narratives involving animals. Domesticated or feral. Exotic or tame. These animals appear as characters in Chambers’ fairy-tale-like photomontages.

About this series, Chambers writes, “While working on Animal Visions I found myself circling back to the influence of magic realism. In the early 20th century Latin American writers . . . → Read More: Photomontages of animals in stories by Tom Chambers

Photographs of cities in Japan by Stephanie Jung

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For today… some spectacularly done photographs by Stephanie Jung of various cities in Japan – Nara, Shibuya, Osaka, and Tokyo. I love the painterly qualities of the work and how the repetition jars the viewer’s eye to connote motion.

The artist’s work has been described by critics as “… (scenes from everyday . . . → Read More: Photographs of cities in Japan by Stephanie Jung

Painted photographs by Alexandra Valenti

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I’ve always enjoyed the fashion photography of Free People, and now I am admiring the personal creative work of one of their photographers Alexandra Valenti. Handpainting bright colors over vintage-style fashion photos, the Austin-based artist breathes new life into these images.

In an interview with Hook and Line Magazine, Valenti says, “When we are . . . → Read More: Painted photographs by Alexandra Valenti

“Recycled paper” photographs of waste paper by Gonzalo Sanguinetti

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Garbage in one person’s eyes is ravaged finery in another’s. Just look at this series of images depicting masses of discarded paper products. Barcelona based photographer Gonzalo Sanguinetti brings the textures and patterns alive with close-up and aerial shots of the decay and recycling process.

See more of Sanguinetti’s work on his Behance site.

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Multiple exposure photographs taken by taxi driver Issui Enomoto in Japan

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To wrap up this week, here are some multiple exposure photographs taken by taxi driver Issui Enomoto in Yokohama, Japan. As Enomoto ferries about passengers, he shoots interesting scenes as he encounters them. In the series Taxi in the Sea, Enomoto layers his images, one upon another, creating melancholy narratives of the passing night.

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“China Undercurrents” photographs of life in a lesser known China by Ian Teh

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London based photojournalist Ian Teh explores some of the lesser known areas of China in his series “China Undercurrents.” Cities tainted by rapid industrialization. Workers congregating at bars outside their coal power stations and steel plants. Life along the China-Russia and China-North Korea borders in areas mandated by the government . . . → Read More: “China Undercurrents” photographs of life in a lesser known China by Ian Teh

Double exposure photography of a cat in an urban landscape

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An interesting double exposure picture of a cat superimposed on an urban landscape. I’ve included a few more shots by Chinese university student PwxLomo below.

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