James Popsys had never given photography much thought until he purchased a point-and-shoot camera to document a once-in-a-lifetime trip around the world. But it was the discovery of Photoshop compositing that really helped him craft his unique and amusing style.
When astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti received her first assignment — to spend a record 200 days aboard the International Space Station — she knew she wanted to document the opportunity of a lifetime through photography. The resulting images are breathtaking.
When Rafael Mantesso’s wife left him, he had nothing left but his dog, Jimmy, and an empty apartment. But when he started doodling on the floors and walls, and snapping photos of Jimmy alongside the sketches, he was unwittingly changing the course of their lives.
Devin Allen grew up in west Baltimore surrounded by crime, drugs, and murder. Photography offered him not only a means of rediscovering his community’s beauty, but also literally saved his life. Still, he never dreamed that one of his photos would land him on the cover of Time magazine.
Max Ellis may not know what the squirrels in his backyard are going to do next, but there’s no doubt it will be interesting – and probably hilarious.
Learn how distance from friends and family, combined with the stress of being new parents, led Leon and Lilly Mackie to create an internet sensation with their empty moving boxes.
Rick Giudotti left a successful career as a fashion photographer to advocate for people with albinism and other genetic conditions. His pictures connect with the beautiful, human side of people too often seen as suffering from disorders.
New York Portrait photographer Corey Hayes’ Alter Ego series features the real-life heroes of cosplay, people who dress as their favorite comic book and anime characters.
Vicki-Lea Boulter delights uses her photography to delight children and bring their dreams to life. Her unique approach and simple technique is unencumbered by the strictures of traditional portraiture. Learn more about her work in this episode of The Weekly Flickr.
Andy Davidhazy hiked the 2600+ mile Pacific Crest Trail to challenge himself to a let go of his need to control everything. He also snapped a selfie at every milemarker, making a timelapse video that would affect millions of people.