The Heavy Collective are releasing a second compendium of contemporary photography! An exploration of image and text, Heavy Volume II will feature photographs from Dana Lixenberg, Susan Lipper, Irina Rozovsky, Stephen Shames, Curran Hatleberg, Daniel Shea, Mark Peckmezian, Deanna Templeton, Yoshinori Mizutani, Joanna Piotrowska, Aglaia Konrad, and Katrin Koenning along with words by Stanley Wolokou-Walambwa, Wilfred Brandt, Hideko Ono, Claire Monneraye, Daniel Boetker-Smith, Ashley McNelis, Geordie Cargill, Alex Ward, Lola Pinder and Jack Harries.
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Vancouver-based photographer Dylan Hamm attempts to outwardly capture the inner workings of people’s minds by taking two sets of portraits — one with the person wearing clothes and the other standing completely naked.
Shot passport style, the focus becomes the subconscious facial movements each subject makes as he/she shifts through varying degrees of comfort and confidence. Check out more images from “Naked Faces” below.
Beautiful portrait by She’s Mercedes — a new online platform dedicated to inspiring, connecting and empowering women from all walks of life. Their latest video focuses on Mihaela Noroc, a photographer from Romania who has spent the past three years traveling the world in search of different definitions of female beauty.
She’s Mercedes caught up with Noroc in Cape Town to discuss her ongoing portrait project: The Atlas of Beauty. Highlighting Noroc’s role in challenging the conventions of traditional beauty photography, the profile also features some of Noroc’s diverse subjects including a young dancer, poet and café owner. Check out the video and more images below!
Spanish photographer Xavi Bou combines a series of photographs taken in succession to create one glorious image! More from “Ornitographies” below.