The HYPEBEAST Review: VSCO Film Pack 4

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 9, 2013
In such a short period of time, no other creative tool has perhaps been as popular and impactful as VSCO. Falling outside the realm of social media — and definitely not hardware — VSCO’s launch a year and a half ago has been a boon to the...

Red Bull Illume 2013 Image Quest Hong Kong: Perspectives Ep.1 – TK of Obscura Magazine

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 9, 2013
This August 29 will mark the awards ceremony for the 2013 edition of Red Bull Illume Image Quest, a contest in which one grand prize winner will emerge out of 28,257 images voted by 50 international judges. As that date approaches, the event has rele...

Adrian Skenderovic’s Photo Essay on Neglected Basketball Hoops

LifestyleComments ⋅ Aug 8, 2013
Street photographer Adrian Skenderovic utilizes his acute eye for neglection in his latest photography project. Delving into the desolate village basketball courts from across the world, Skenderovic’s spontaneous style is furthered in his ̶...

What a 10,000-Image Panorama of Tokyo Looks Like

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 4, 2013
As the title suggests, the above pictures shows an epic 360-degree view of Tokyo city and is made up of a total of 10,000 images. Grand to say the least, the astonishingly high-resolution image scales 328 feet wide and 124 feet tall if printed out &#...

Red Bull Illume 2013 Image Quest Hong Kong: “Perspectives” Teaser

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 2, 2013
Launching in time for Red Bull Illume’s Image Quest Award Ceremony and taking place on August 29 in Hong Kong is a special three-episode series highlighting the works of three unique individuals. Homing in on the city of Hong Kong, the series s...

David Choe and Estevan Oriol Travel to Afghanistan with Juxtapoz

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 28, 2013
With his good friend Estevan Oriol behind the lens, here’s a look at David Choe’s recent trip to Afghanistan. Documenting the famed graffiti artist’s trip in full in their latest issue, Juxtapoz released a series of images that were...

Everlane Presents a Look Into Its Chinese Factories

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 27, 2013
Stateside manufacturing may be a source of pride for most brands, but it’s not often that we’re offered a glimpse into the murky world of overseas production. In what we hope becomes more of a trend, online retailer Everlane is providing...

Last Week to Enter Sperry Top-Sider’s The Sea Project

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 25, 2013
With over 8,000 submissions so far, The Sea Project by Sperry Top-Sider is shaping up to be a far-reaching and highly creative fan-submitted photography contest. Submitted images are inspired by one’s unique passion for the sea. Images from the...

“Everybody Street” Documents New York City Photography Legends

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 23, 2013
Telling the story of New York before and during the Giuliani era is telling the tale of another city, especially in contrast to the present. Many of us may not be old enough to remember it, but the arresting feeling of tension lives in the photograph...

Heineken #Dropped: Jonathan Mannion

LifestyleComments ⋅ Jul 23, 2013
Having flown over 10,000 miles before he turned 1, dual-citizen and photographer extraordinaire Jonathan Mannion knows a thing or two about globetrotting. From England to the Caribbean to Paris, China and Australia, Mannion waxes poetic about the eve...

A Quadcopter’s Footage of Niagara Falls

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 18, 2013
Bordering New York and Ontario, Niagara Falls is the collective name for three waterfalls – the Horseshoe Falls, American Falls and Bridal Beil Falls – that come together to from the highest flow rate of any waterfall in the world, with a vertical dr...

What Manhattan Looks Like in the Grand Canyon by Gus Petro

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 17, 2013
Photographer Gus Petro is used to the plains and mountains of his native Switzerland, so when the lensman visited the United States last year, he was struck by what he describes as the juxtaposition of “emptiness” and “density.̶...

A$AP Rocky Visits Terry Richardson’s Studio

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 15, 2013
Fresh off an appearance in A$AP Ferg’s “Shabba” video and a feature on the Danny Brown track “Kush Koma,” Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky made the trek to Los Angeles for the latest installment of studio imagery for photographe...

Converse & Union present Michael Shields: The Anatomy of LA @ Martha Otero Gallery

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 11, 2013
Known for his photographic examinations of the City of Angels’ geography and infrastructure, Los Angeles-based photographer Michael Shields is set to open his latest solo exhibition at the Martha Otero Gallery later this month. Presented by Con...

Jay-Z Commissions Ari Marcopoulos for ‘Magna Carta…Holy Grail’ Imagery

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 3, 2013
Jay-Z’s forthcoming drop Magna Carta…Holy Grail is set to hit stores July 4 — with the first million Samsung Galaxy users already enjoying the 13-track LP courtesy of Samsung’s priority campaign. Promotion leading up to the al...