Tickle Your Fancy – #19

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Welcome back to our nineteenth post in our new section Tickle Your Fancy. Tickle Your Fancy’ includes a round-up of five links to articles from around the internet that have specifically interested us during the course of the week. Ones that we feel are relevant to your interest in photography and art.

Just to explain the title for this section Tickle Your Fancy is an English idiom and essentially means that something appeals to you and perhaps stimulates your imagination in an enthusiastic way, we felt it would make a great title for this new section of the site.

We hope you enjoy this weeks’ selections…

 

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Image by Alyssa Monks

Art or Photography?

Absolutely stunning article about Alyssa Monks a painter with acute photographic detail. Her vision is immense. This is an interview alongside some of her work.

Do not miss this

Images of the Year 2013

There are a lot of these type of articles circulating around the web at the moment. This one in American Photo, I feel is really excellent, it’s a selection of ‘some of the strongest images from the past 12 months, with an emphasis on commercial work.

Go here

The Most Frigid City on Earth

With a title like that, we know you’ll want to know more 😉 This story though is about Steeve Luncker a Geneva based photographer who as an employee for Agence VU, captures urban ‘mosts’ – could be the richest city, the most violent – this time though it was the coldest – Yakutsk in Northern Russia. With daily temperatures not reaching more than -40 F. This tells of his experience living with a family for 10 days and his cameras freezing up after 15 minutes.

Interesting, go here

Inspiring Photographers Committed To Making a Difference

Inspiring article about a group of five photographers giving back to their communities – amazing – ‘artists compelled to make a difference’.

Read more here

The Ghostly Art of Crochetdermy

Fabulous! Crocheted animals with life-like appearances photographed in real-life incredible settings. Fun, quaint, fascinating and intriguing.

Go here

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