• Lukas Furlan
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    Lukas Furlan captures the beauty of Mother Nature

    Vienna-based photographer and student Lukas Furlan travels the world with his camera in hand, capturing the stunning beauty of Mother Nature. The self-taught photographer’s impressive portfolio of landscape photography showcases his incredible talent, as well as his keen eye for capturing the captivating colors and patterns of otherworldly locations. The photographer began taking photographs around 10 years ago when he bought his first DSLR camera. “Inspiration came from the nearly endless possibilities to take images, like long exposures or different focal lengths to get a visual representation that varies strongly from what we as humans perceive with our own eyes,” he tells to My Modern Met. “In addition, photography is…

  • Aliona Kochetkova
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    Aliona Kochetkova documenting her fight with disease wins Andrei Stenin picture contest

    The Grand Prize and the first place in the ‘My Planet‘ category, was obtained by the 30-year-old photographer, Aliona Kochetkova, from the Russian city of Kaluga. She was awarded for her series of images “History of my illness” – a documentary report on her dramatic fight against cancer. “It’s a complicated and very personal story for me that, despite this, I would like to tell as many people as possible,” says Aliona Kochetkova. “Compassion raises love for others that is always insufficient. At the same time, support is expressed in this way for those who are sick and possibly feel lonely because they can not tell about their feelings. In…

  • Elena Vizerskaya
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    The sensual world of Elena Vizerskaya

    Today, I had the opportunity to see the fantastic work of the digital artist Elena Vizerskaya, better known as KaSSandrA, who contemplates reality from metaphysics, intertwining them in a perfect cohesion. Kassandra studied at the Institute of Art and Design in Kiev, specializing in Environmental Design, in which she has never worked. She started creating his works in 2004, without any commercial intention. In 2009, considered the possibility of selling his photos, and does it in istockphoto, with an unconventional work, but one that gets great acceptance. Her passion for photography and the creation of collages began spontaneously in childhood and became a possibility of self-expression and a way of…

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    Impressive winners of 2018 Environmental Photographer

    The Environmental Photographer of the Year competition awards are for those who use their creative voices to document the state of the planet. The 2018 contest saw entries from 89 countries, and only five photographers were selected as winners for their abilities to tell powerful stories. This contest is run by The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), which gathers water and environment professional. Saeed Mohammadzadeh, an Iranian photographer, got the Environmental Photographer of the Year for his image of an abandoned ship in the salt of the evaporating Urmia Lake. The image (below) demonstrates the deadly combination of climate change and man’s destruction of nature. The extreme salt…

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    Breathtaking glaciers illuminated by drones at night

    Photographer Reuben Wu fuses landscape photography with fine art sensibilities to capture earthly scenes using powerful LED lights on a drone. He selectively illuminated Pastoruri, one of the few glaciers left in the tropical parts of South America, and using the night to showcase the blue glacial ice surrounded by sinuous black rock, all against a backdrop of the clear night sky. The pictures are part of the series called Lux Noctis, in which he has photographed other desolate landscapes in a similar way, although with completely different climate conditions. In earlier iterations of Lux Noctis, Wu trekked into the pitch-black desert at night to spotlight rock formations in the…