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Externalized Inner Worlds: Photography by Javier Gallego Escutia

Javier Gallego Escutia is London-based artist working in photography, film, and (more recently) music. His work is conceptual; rather than documenting the outside world, he focuses on externalizing his inner world. Featured here is a selection of his photography, largely from his “Untitled Portraits” series, which involve surreal depictions of the human body. Defying societal […]

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10 Beautiful Films for Photography Fans

Cinematography attempts to capture, replicate and reveal to the audience, the images inside a director’s head. It is not just about making pretty pictures for the eyes to savour. Today, the cinematographer can be a star asset to a film as any actor or director. Names such as Gregg Toland, Peter Deming, Vilmos Zsigmond and […]

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Envato Elements is Out of this World

Scene360 has frequently used Envato products from their creative marketplaces (aka “Netflix for designers”) VideoHive and GraphicRiver to spice up our website and branding campaigns. “Design without limits” is one of their slogans and that’s indeed what they also provide at Envato Elements, founded in 2016 and growing immensely in popularity. Their platform has been […]

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Pastel Dreams: Photography by Karen Khachaturov

A computer programming graduate turned photographer in 2014—Armenian artist Karen Khachaturov likes to snapshoot “lost people,” as he bluntly describes them, i.e. “without a clue that they are surrounded with a colourful life.” Color is a vital part of his visual work; using meticulously soft colors and props-and-people placed perfectly in the frames. Surrealism and […]

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Powerful Portraits of People from Unique Cultures by Adam Koziol

Adam Koziol is a photographer, photojournalist, and filmmaker from Poznan, Poland. In 2013, he began a project to travel and document indigenous cultures and ethnic groups with small populations. Thus far, he has visited 18 groups from Asia and Africa. Included below are members from the Mentawai (Indonesia), Atayal (Taiwan), Apatani (India), Iban (Borneo), and […]

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Expressive Calligraphy by Dima AbraKadabra

Written words are arbitrary symbols, bearing no resemblance to the things they represent. However, the Saint Petersburg–based graphic designer/calligraphy artist known as Dima AbraKadabra is challenging this by shaping words to represent the signified action or feeling. Featured here is a series called “Integrate,” which consists of various adjectives and verbs that look as they […]

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We Die to Become: Interview with The Ljilja

“Everyone carries a Shadow. And the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blacker and denser it is.” These are the wise words of the Ljilja, a mysterious Switzerland-based artist. She is referring to Carl Jung’s conception of the Shadow: the unconscious “dark side” of the personality driven by our more unenlightened […]

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As Seen Through the Darkness: Digital Art by Lente Scura

Lente Scura, Italian for “dark lens,” has a working name reflecting both the atmosphere and meaning within his art. As he explains in an interview with Urban-Muse, his lens—his point of view—is expressed in a manner that is “surreal and mystical with dark emotional tones.” By combining photo-manipulation with digital painting, he submerges the subjects […]

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Armour: Empowering Hairstyle Imagery by Luke Nugent and Lisa Farrall

Featured here are works of incredible hair art, photographed by Luke Nugent, a London-based photographer who specializes in portraiture, fashion, and hair & beauty. The stylist is Lisa Farrall, an award-winning hair session stylist and the beauty editor of Noctis Magazine. Titled “Armour,” this series about “embracing women and empowering women.” Combining abstract hairstyles with […]

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Exploring Concealed Beauty: Mariamne Photography

The imagery of Spain-based Mariamne Photography is tender, ethereal, and melancholic. Much of her work is self-portraiture, which she describes as “an introspective journey through my own self, trying to express the fragility and complexity of human souls.” By incorporating subjects such as Kintsugi (the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery) and the “red thread […]