Greg Ponthus grew up in the countryside of Lyon, where he lived in golden light and grassy hills. At the age of 15, he started shooting people he lived with and is now attending art school in Brussels. Here’s an expressive portrait selection of his brilliant work that’s known for fantastic tonality and emotional content.
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets on Tuesday. For the time being the police has almost completely withdrawn from downtown Admiralty district except for an area around the government HQ.
We are excited to welcome the The National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest biomedical library, to The Commons. Read on to learn more about the initial collection of photographs.
The flow, the cascading effect, the peaceful sound: Those kinetic landmarks and architectural centerpieces capture our attention and beckon us to snap shots. Take a tour of some of the many fountains worldwide in this photo selection.
It’s been another spectacular week on Flickr with millions of exceptional photos uploaded. Here is our Weekend Samplr selection of photos that caught our attention, and we hope you’ll enjoy them.
It is not just out of focusing. It is blurred, but you feel you could see something wonderful and beautiful. That’s #Bokeh. Open your eyes as the F-Stop gets bigger, and see the beauty in it.
From industrial designer to touring musician for Ladytron to exhibiting photographer, Reuben shares his creative experiences. “It’s all about narrative and pace,” he says. And after hundreds of destinations visited and over a dozen years of photo experimentation, he has an amazing oeuvre for us to appreciate.
“I try to make my photography a series of tiny little escapes,” Lissy Elle Laricchia says. “I want people to retreat from the world and feel like a kid again, even if it’s just for a moment.”
In this week’s throwback journey, let’s explore wartime experiences seen in the past, led by tanks on parade in London at the end of World War I and more offered in the photographic archives from The Commons.
We hope you’re ready to join the largest social photography event in the world, the Kelby Worldwide Photowalk (WWPW), on October 11th. There are already more than 14,000 people signed up to nearly 1,000 walks in countries all over the world. Join us!
Peter Chen is a Singaporean fine arts photographer who has been photographing for close to 40 years. He has experience in commercial and wedding photography, and some of his works have been featured at hotels across the Southeast Asian island. Read on for his story.
Last Friday we asked you to share your best shot for the #FlickrFriday theme #ThroughTheLookingGlass, and we’ve got a lot of submissions from you with great creativity and imagination. You showed us the reflection of images with interesting distortions, mixed with reality and fantasy, in such different ways.