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.
Just as all fairytales are rooted in psychological fears, hopes and real emotions—this elaborate photo story triggers dream-like reveries that echo deep inside the human psyche. A five-year labor of love which incorporates meticulous costume and set design into beautifully imagined tableaux.
"My photography is a place where there are no limits. A place where I can be fearless, where I can be whomever I like"—an artist's boundless creativity, unleashed through her mobile phone.
The Earth's atmosphere is unbelievably thin and took millions of years to form. Without it, life on Earth would change dramatically. An in-depth look into the history of our planet's air and what it looks like today.