Photographer explores ‘following the herd’

Sheep are a staple on farms, nursery rhymes, and a nightly ritual to lull one’s self to sleep, but rarely are they subjects in contemporary art. In a series of photographs, however, by New York-based photographer Davide Luciano, these animals are transformed into real people in a series of bizarre — almost Orwellian — portraits.

Student photographer captures Beyoncé’s eye

Photographer Susannah Benjamin has always had a knack for storytelling. Before she could read or write, Susannah told stories by drawing photos. As she got older, her passion evolved to writing, ultimately blending her words into stunning photography. Years later, her narrative photography would lead her to an incredible job that caught the attention of superstar, Beyoncé.

‘World’s Best Father’ photo series

These days, it’s hard not to come across parents begging for our attention online by posting photos of their kids. But when you take a look at photographer Dave Engledow’s photostream, it’s pretty clear that he doesn’t have to beg for our attention — he already has it!

‘The Adventures of Mr. Fly’

It’s ironic to think a fly created so much buzz online, but that’s exactly what happened. When Belgian web designer Nicholas Hendrickx posted “The Adventures of Mr. Fly” series, hundreds of thousands of people clicked on his photostream just to see where one little bug would turn up next.

Kaija’s painfully funny self-portraits

When we first came across photography by Kaija Straumanis, we couldn’t help but scratch our heads in wonder. “Who, what, how, and ouch” were popular reactions among our team. We later learned that we weren’t alone. Nearly 3 million people had similar responses — making Kaija’s photography a viral sensation.