Her 365-day challenge began six weeks after the passing of her boyfriend, Tim, who was devastatingly taken after battling melanoma.
Some shy kids pick up a book, others a pen or a musical instrument. Vincent Bourilhon picked up the family’s one camera at the age of 18 and finally started to find his voice.
Oleg Oprisco is one of the most unique and excited photographers we’ve seen on Flickr. His fairy tale scenes and images are hand-crafted, shot on film, and rarely post-processed, reflecting the incredible craft that buttresses his art.
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.
The weekend is beautiful, and if you’re not out and about, here are some amazing photos we discovered last week for you to enjoy.
“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.
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.
Here are some of the photographers that inspired and delighted us this week. Click through to enjoy our Weekend Samplr in its entirety.