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Richard Mosse: Infra

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Abstracted African landscapes shot with infrared technology

"I raised my head. The offing was barred by a black bank of clouds, and the tranquil waterway leading to the uttermost ends of the earth flowed somber under an overcast sky--seemed to lead into the heart of an immense darkness."  - Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness The Congo, Africa's volatile beating heart, has for centuries represented a vast unknown to the Western imagination. Irish......read more

Spectacular Infrared Photography by David Keochkerian

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Surreal, super-saturated landscapes captured by the French photographer

In infrared photography, a filter is used on the camera to block all light except infrared waves, giving the image a dreamlike appearance. Earlier in the year, we saw Richard Mosse transform war-torn Congo into a candy-colored wonderland using infrared's vision-warping effects. Here, French photographer David Keochkerian uses the power of infrared tech to depict European landscapes......read more

Richard Mosse: The Impossible Image

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The Irish photographer reveals the stories behind the making of his latest film, 'The Enclave'

For three years, Richard Mosse has captured hypercolor images of eastern Congo for his series Infra, shot on a now extinct 16mm infrared film designed originally for military reconnaissance. Now he has a video installation to add to the project. The Enclave had the Venice Biennale abuzz when it debuted at the Irish Pavilion in May. In this short documentary produced by Frieze, Mosse......read more

Unearthly Landscape Photos by Reuben Wu

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Liverpool photographer highlights hidden and forgotten places

Synth-pop fans might be familiar with Reuben Wu as a founding member of Ladytron, the Liverpudlian electro band named after the classic Roxy Music song. It turns out that Wu is also an accomplished photographer, with a defined aesthetic that could only be described as surreal. His work as a touring musician has afforded him access to places in the world that most of us will never see.  Wu......read more

Sean Lynch's Otherwordly New York

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Surreal infrared photographs depict the city in hot pink and cobalt blue

New York photographer Sean Lynch uses infrared film to render his surroundings in an unearthly manner. Using Kodak Ektachrome--a professional infrared film that was discontinued six years ago--Lynch transforms everyday views into surreal scenes, with hot pink plantlife popping out against icy blue skies. The above slideshow features images he shot since the fall in New York City, as well as......read more

Infrared Photos Make France an Alt Universe

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From Engineer-Turned-Photographer Pierre-Louis Ferrer

With a background in optical instrumentation, engineer-turned-photographer Pierre-Louis Ferrer says he's inspired by a “passion for the properties of light.” Since shifting gears in 2012, Ferrer has focused on digital infrared photography, creating several series that transform French landscapes into dreamy destinations. Ferrer's photographs are set in different......read more

Wayne Levin Photography

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Mindmelting undersea photography depicts the ocean as you've never seen it before.

Wayne Levin's black and white photos of underwater worlds may leave you wondering if someone spiked your breakfast. The dreamlike, hallucinatory images depict the ocean in an exceptionally unearthly light. Beautiful stuff....read more

E-Waste in Ghana

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Eye-opening photo series by Andrew McConnell.

Photographer Andrew McConnell's illuminating E-WASTE series focuses on electronic waste from the US and Europe being unloaded on West African countries like Ghana, Nigeria, and Ivory Coast. Hundreds of tons of discarded electronics are shipped to this region every year. Here, McConnell captures the dumping ground of Agbogbloshie, a suburb of Accra, Ghana. (Via Notcot) ...read more

Earth From Above

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Hauntingly beautiful aerial photography by David Maisel.

David Maisel's large-scale aerial photos of open pit mines, clear-cut forests, and water reclamation zones document the complex relationship between human beings and nature. Rich in detail, ambiguous in meaning, Maisel's work has much in common with Edward Burtynsky, who also uses large, detailed photographs to chronicle industrial transformation of the environment. A preferred subject......read more

Christoph Morlinghaus

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Masterful pics of lonely landscapes by German photo-meister.

Best known for his architectural photography, German photographer Christoph Morlinhaus also has a deep body of landscape work. It's some breathtaking stuff. To see more of his photography (it's all amazing), visit his portfolio site. ...read more

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