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Johnson Tsang Brings Life to Cups and Bowls in His New Ceramic Sculptures

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This is not the first time that we are writing about strange and beautiful anthropomorphic sculptures by Johnson Tsang. We have already feature realistic stainless steel sculptures by Hong Kong-based artist that appears to peer out from cascades of frozen liquid. Tsang’s work lies between abstract and figurative art combined with surrealist imagination.

Today we are going to show you more stunning and new sculptures by Tsang in which he brings life to ceramic bowls and cups. I hope you will enjoy this sculpture series as much as I have.





Brothers Grimm Homeland: Surreal Photographic Illustrations by Killian Schoenberger

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German photographer Kilian Schönberger has always been fond of secret places and mysterious landscapes. “Brothers Grimm’s Homeland”, is a new project by photographer Schoenberger where he mixed photography with illustration. Inspired by the surreal landscape and the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm the series feature spectacular shots of rural European landscapes and some breathtaking photos of Victorian-style church, gnarled trees, dwellings and haunting fog.





Murad Osmann Continues to Follow His Girlfriend Around The World

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Russian photographer Murad Osmann continues his romantic journey around the world with his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in his ongoing photo series “Follow Me To.” Osmann started the series in 2011 during his trip to Barcelona and has captured some precious moments with his girlfriend that has dramatic upturn in popularity on Instagram, Facebook and Google+.

In whole the series Zakharova poses with her back to the camera while holding the hand of her photographer boyfriend, guiding him through various landscapes and cityscapes. You can read more about Murad Osmann’s Follow Me project here.

Hotel Praktik Rambla in Barcelona

Alhambra, Granada

Bali

Benidorm, Spain

Japanese Old Man Creates Beautiful Paintings Using Excel Spreadsheets

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Most of us believe that Excel can only be used for calculating budgets, listing data and doing expense reports, but 73-year-old Japanese artist Tatsuo Horiuchi has totally change this concept. He uses Microsoft Excel to draw traditional Japanese motifs that offer beautiful scenic views of natural landscapes.

Tatsuo Horiuchi began creating this amazing artwork using spreadsheets around 10 years ago. He never use Excel at work but like to see others drawing graphs from it and find it easy to use and less expensive as compare to other graphic software. Horiuchi mostly uses AutoShapes a useful tool in Excel to create colorful custom shapes and the final results are just amazing! Take a look.





The Top 10 Most Popular Posts on The Photomag in 2013

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Looking back on 2013, it was really a fantastic year for The Photomag and also for those great photographer, artist and designer whose creative work we’ve featured on our Blog in this year. So let us take a look at top 10 most popular/viral posts that you have enjoyed sharing with your friend here on The Photomag in 2013.
1. Behind The Scenes Shots From Popular Movies

Movies were first introduced and shared with the masses in late 19th century, and since then it has captured the attention of millions of audiences. But there is a whole different world behind these scenes. Read more, here.
2.Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America

Detroit-born Photographer Mark Laita explores social and cultural clashes between different social backgrounds by juxtaposing people of United States in his stunning series “Created Equal”. Read more, here
3.Gigantic Flower Sculpture Festival in Netherlands


Netherlands have been consistently ranked as one of the best count…

How The NYT, Daily Mail And Other News Outlets Will Report The Zombie Apocalypse

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Have you ever talk about upcoming zombie apocalypse and how it will be reported on the various news/media/social media outlets. BuzzFeed has created a collection of funny front page headlines that imagines how the media will report the apocalypse. From live updates and photos on Instagram and Twitter to zombie coverage by The Daily Mail and BBC showing the end of world has never been so funny.

The New York Times

The Guardian
BBC

The Daily Mail

New Glass Room Installation In The French Alps Offers You Awe-Inspiring Views

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A tourism company based in France has installed a brand new glass skywalk in the French Alps, some of the most high-altitude landscapes in the world. This new installation called ‘Step Into the Void’ on the uppermost terrace of Aiguille du Midi, one of the tallest attraction in Europe give you access to awe-inspiring views when you look straight down through the glass floor to 395 feet (or 1,035 meters) below.

When you step into this glass room, it looks like it's suspended in mid-air and gives you the pleasure of walking on air. “Step into the Void” is inspired by the Grand Canyon's Skywalk and took three years to complete and can withstand winds of up to 200kmph. The attraction is now open for those who doesn't care about heights.





The Strange World of Faces by Shanna Allyn

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Minneapolis-based award-winning photographer Shanna Allyn has created an interesting series of photographs titled ‘Strange Beautiful’.  In this series Allyn features different models that can be seen hiding their faces with food, covered in kittens and eyes like cartoon characters.

Although the series focuses on other objects rather than the perceived beauty of models in the images but it yet a tremendous photo series expressing the beauty in the most unusual way. Take a look!





Incredibly Realistic Drawings by Karla Mialynne

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Artist Karla Mialynne creates such amazing photorealistic illustrations of random objects, peoples and animal that most of the viewers wonder, “how did she do that?” So the artist decided to photographs all of the tools next to the drawing she uses to create them.

In the photos below you can see a variety of watercolor pencils, colored markers and acrylic paint that Mialynne uses to create such beautifully textured drawings and illustrations. His choice of color is superb and the final result will make you say “incredible.”



Hauntingly Beautiful Portraits By 19-Year-Old Alex Stoddard

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Fine art photographer Alex Stoddard is a 19 years old talented young person who knows how to create incredibly unique self-portraits that seems like they’ve come right out of a ghostly fairytale and left all the viewers curious where he is going to take them next.

Today we have put together a selection of his latest and surrealistic portraits that will make you think how his talent is emulating at this very young age.