I was captivated by this dream-like photo series, Reflexion Autour du Bassin (Reflection Around the Basin) by Alain Laboile. For me, it's Tim Walker mixed with Tim Burton with a bit of Ryan McGinley thrown in.
The photos seem like storybook illustrations. There's a carefree spirit about each one. It's like taking a trip into the mind of a child and appreciating its many twists and turns.
— Alice Yoo, My Modern Metropolis
Editors' Note: Be sure to see the really wonderful black-and-white family album by the same photographer: La Famille
Details of quirky sidewalk designs from San Francisco's Sunset District are peculiar and poetic. Photographermakes them look like mid-century works of art.
When you delete images from your digital camera the files are lost forever, not so with film — the mistakes, wrong decisions or bad memories continue to exist somewhere — maybe even gaining a second life in a stranger's collection of discarded photos found by chance or other ways.
The world that Michael Paul Smith has imagined is many things at once: a 1950's utopia, a delicate illusion and a testament to the engrossing power of our fantasies.
By removing the background real-life context, these photos of living, decorated cows emphasize Pop Art sensibilities during Hindu traditional festivals celebrating the harvest and bovine sacredness.