Nikos Aliagas, currently the TV host of “The Voice” in France and a well known personality himself, loves finding the “invisible side” of celebrities and showing them at their most human.
Zeb Andrews is a pinhole photographer, taking stunning, lensless photos through a single aperture. “Pinhole photography allows me to view the world differently.”
Twenty-four-year-old imaginative photographer Rob Woodcox creates mysterious, surreal, and whimsical portraits. Rob’s recent project, “Stories Worth Telling,” is a series of photos that honors the stories of foster children and raises awareness about their lives.
“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.”
When Alex Stoddard started his 365 project as a 16-year-old, he had just a few followers. A year later, there were tens of thousands of fans. Now, the Flickr phenom’s photography has jump-started an incredible career for the artist and he has been awarded to be one of our 20under20.
“It’s not easy finding faces,” Jody Smith says. “They normally find you first!” Jody is the creator of the Flickr group Faces in Places, a quirky and creative collection of photos capturing human like faces in everyday objects that we want to show you in our latest episode of The Weekly Flickr.
We’ve discovered many amazing photos this week, and here’s a small inspiring selection of them in our Weekend Samplr. We hope you like them.
“I think at one point or another, every kid dreams of being an astronaut,” Tim Dodd says. “As a kid, I loved space. I had space sheets and space shuttle Legos. It’s just something that came back to me as an adult.” Now, the 29-year-old photographer from Cedar Falls, Iowa, shares his out-of-this-world passion in his hilarious photo series “Everyday Astronaut.”
Benjamin Von Wong likes to light people on fire, transport them into surreal worlds, and sink them in underwater shipwrecks. The 27-year-old photographer aims to blur the line between fantasy and reality with his epic photo shoots, and the results are mesmerizing larger-than-life images.
Krocky Meshkin calls himself a “paranormal street photographer.” The Los Angeles-based photographer loves to capture real moments on real city streets … with a mysterious twist. He’s the mastermind behind “Headless Sightings” — a quirky, surreal photo series that features headless figures walking among the general public in L.A.
George Probst is used to being called crazy. The web designer from Blacksburg, VA, shocks most people when he tells them that he swims with sharks. But after many thrilling dives and hundreds of up-close and personal photographs, he hopes others will see these mysterious underwater giants in a whole new light.
Here are some of the photographers that inspired and delighted us this week. Click through to enjoy our Weekend Samplr in its entirety.