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Franco Monari – hardcore vending machines

Italian photographer Franco Monari has been capturing a peculiar addition to the local landscape over the past two years: Sex / Porn vending machines. These hardcorde DVD machines have been erecting all over the place and Franco Monari caught over 300 of this machines on photo.  The machines do not only sell DVD's, but also vibrators and other sex gadgets....

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  •  13.12.2011
  •  Arden

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Graffiti Photography – Startape

Photographing graffiti is not an easy task. That a picture contains amazing artworks is not enough to make it a great photo as well, which is proven by many artists who take shit photos of their great pieces on a daily basis (with an exception here or there). Luckily Leo, better known as Startape on Flickr, is someone who knows how it is done. His graffiti photography ranges from the cleanest, sharpest pictures to a more artistic take...

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  •  13.12.2011
  •  Arden

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Edward Olive – Wedding photographer

Wedding / Fine Arts photographer Edward Olive has come a long way since the last times we had the honours of featuring the good man on CFYE and Gup Magazine. It seems that his photography finally starts to get the recognition it deserves. A thought that is strengthened by the amount of awards added to his biography since the last time we spoke. I know awards aren’t everything but it does show a level of well-deserved appreciation and...

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  •  08.12.2011
  •  Arden

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DZIA

Any street artist having a bunny with a hand grenade as logo is cool in our book, so no wonder we had to feature Dzia sooner or later! Dzia is an immensely diverse artist from the city of Antwerp, Belgium. He’s continuously busy on and off the streets creating paintings, illustrations and paste-ups to installations, sculptures and even taxidermy! It's almost needless to say that what I like about DZIA is this immense diversity. One...

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  •  07.12.2011
  •  Arden

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Jonathan Leder-Modern Pin-ups

In the 40´s and 50´s the American soldiers started to hang pictures of pretty girls on the wall. It was one of the ways to encourage themselves during the heavy period of being in a troop. And so, the pin-ups were born, and a standard of beauty with them: sexy, sensual, feminine, but naïve. Jonathan Leder - Modern pin-ups Jonathan Leder - Modern pin-ups So many years later, even with the big changes in our culture, we are...

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  •  01.12.2011
  •  Ana

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Pallo from Finland

Ah, Finland! 338,000 square kilometers of coldness. For every 17 people there is a square kilometer of lake, pine trees and snow.  The only thing more common than Snow is drunk people (and Nokia's perhaps). Summers with no darkness and winters with no light, combined with enough cold to turn mad anyone from the European mainlands. Over the generations the Finnish learned to deal with the cold and lack of light /darkness in an...

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  •  30.11.2011
  •  Arden

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Mario Gerth – The Ethiopian Surma tribe

You can call Mario Gerth a journalist, photographer or modern-day explorer. He has traveled 65 countries on five continents and witnessed civil war, poverty, dictatorship and violence - but more often he was a guest in a world which has been characterized by graceful beauty. Gerth photographs were shown at international exhibitions and published in countless magazines. Nowadays he works as a part-time banker in Germany and as a...

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  •  29.11.2011
  •  Kaymir

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Ludo hits Amsterdam

French artist Ludo has been active on the streets for a few years now. His art is characterised with grey, white and his already famous acid green trademark. With his Nature's Revenge theme it is like he is trying to get nature back in today's hectic world. Street artist Ludo in Amsterdam Images of, for example, butterflies, flowers, insects and vegetables with modern objects and techniques popping out. Pretty amazing! With his...

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  •  29.11.2011
  •  Nicole

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Liliwenn @ the MOS in Buenos Aires

Our good friend and street / graffiti artist Liliwenn recently went to the Meeting of Styles graffiti festival in Buenos Aires, Argentina. We did an interview with Liliwenn not too long ago and a lot of you might know her from her amazing murals, illustrations and paintings, or/and as originator of the Crimes of Mind street art project which already brought (and continues to bring) worlds greatest street / graffiti artists to the...

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  •  28.11.2011
  •  Arden

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Pierre Wayser – Paris extended..

Many people contribute to our Shuttercrack flickr pool daily. One of them who never fails to deliver is Parisian photographer Pierre Wayser. His submissions vary from recent digital shots, to analogue photography from the 70's, 80's and 90's. The fact that Pierre uploads so many photographs of these era's already make his Flickr photo stream a treasure. That his pictures never go with a description and instantly bring a sense of...

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  •  27.11.2011
  •  Arden