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
makes large-scale scanner art from crumpled, discarded, anthropomorphic pieces of junk he finds in the streets.
By dangling sheets of colored gels in front of the camera, these "straight" street photos look multi-layered and super-saturated — a fresh way to see ordinary surroundings.
prepares Bento lunches for herself and her husband every day, and she photographs them, since they really are visual works of art, too.
In the only Maoist village in China, the housing and electricity are free, the healthcare is provided—but underneath the harmonious, untroubled surface lies a deep uneasiness about the projected image of perfection.