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
explores the dominance of media screens in contemporary life, and her images also refer to the narcissistic self-awareness expressed on social networks and the current approach to quick, light mobile photography that affects our visual culture.
"The war stories I know don't usually have a hero, or even a good guy."
Soldier-turned-photographer Ben Brody spent several years embedded in Afghanistan, producing this complex, haunting series, which lays bare the existential folly of America's decade-long involvement.
Welcome to an offbeat universe where cut-up photographs make us daydream...Pictures, both alluring and disquieting, absorb us in a deconstructed world conducive to emotional and physical discoveries...