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
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.
Joan Fontcuberta explains how Data Recovery retrieves erased images from memory cards, partially recovers the images, then completes the unrecoverable parts by computer algorithm — creating gaps of digital amnesia.
A surprising, at times even ticklish, pictorial study of the tensions and incongruities that present themselves in the "urban" landscape of Phoenix, Arizona.