The quiet light that lazes through the windows of Kelly Ishmael’s Tulsa, Oklahoma home whispers on fresh cut flowers, filling mornings with cozy comfort as she readies herself for her day. As her husband wakes, the dogs stir, and she looks around and knows inherently that there’s still more room for happiness to grow.
Argentinian photographer Nina Romani takes photos on a variety of subjects, ranging from flowers and streets to food and vintage vehicles. “I like to capture the beauty, joy, and calm hiding in the midst of the chaos and speed of the city.”
Yuliya Bahr wanted to photograph a wedding, but almost all the photographers she met online echoed a similar sentiment, that wedding photography was “absolutely not a woman’s job.” Two hundred weddings later, she’s not giving in.
Little moments are the foundations of a lifetime. Childhood, with all its sense of wonder and fantasy, serves as the basis for who we become. For kids, it’s easy to imagine an empty box as a roller coaster, a pillow fort as a castle, and crayon art as a masterpiece.
French photographer Dimitry Roulland carefully crafts images that capture the beauty and harmony of a dancer’s movements in unique and unexpected ways that contrast with a city’s scenery.
Allie Morrison, a mother of four little birds aged 7, 4, and 1, works hard to preserve her children’s memories in a visual journal of quotidian stories.
Look for light. Find structure. Turn up the volume and desaturate the world. Create order. Boost the bass and paint in cool, structured color. This is the behind-the-scenes secret of TomianKnowles photography.
“I’ve never struggled so much to capture one picture,” Matthias Dengler explained.
Social documentary photographer Steve Evans has had his passport stamped in more than 100 countries and photographed thousands of people over the years. His mission: tell people’s stories and amplify the voice in their eyes. With increasing politicization of the refugee crisis in Europe and the United States, Steve published a collection of his images that document his experience with refugees.
Amid the din of clicking keys and the day to day lines of software code, George Pancescu’s spirit was slowly imploding as it clamored for a world more freeing than that of the machine. “We don’t belong here,” his spirit cooed. “Take us into the mountains.”
Maelia Rouch, an ebullient amateur photographer from Campana, Buenos Aires, Argentina found her home and community within the Flickr Family once she started interacting with multiple groups. Armed with nothing but a craft drawer and standard Nikon she has honed her skills by working with photographers from different countries, using bright colors and macro textures to make everyone’s day a little bit happier.
For Matthew Lief Anderson, huge skies and stellar landscapes are something else – building blocks for captivating photo collages.