Archive for Photography

JR

Posted in Architecture, Art, Food For Thought, TEXT, Videos, VISUAL with tags , , , on October 21, 2010 by ToroToroTokyo

JR recently won the TED 2011 Prize because of his pervasive photography projects. What started as street art in Paris grew to become a global expository of individuals as unique entities, not as parts of this group, or that race, or this religion. The growth of his projects was organic, unexpected and miraculous all the same. View the video and read more in depth on this artist by clicking this sentence.

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MOTION

Posted in Art, VISUAL with tags , on August 6, 2010 by ToroToroTokyo


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AS HIS EYE SEES IT

Posted in Art, FULL FEATURE, VISUAL with tags , , on February 22, 2010 by ToroToroTokyo

Josiah Emsley wants people to see how he sees. No computer editing, no Photoshop. Josiah takes shots to make visible his unique experience.

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A CERTAIN COMBINATION OF FRAGILITY AND RESILIENCE

Posted in Art, FULL FEATURE, VISUAL with tags , on December 11, 2009 by ToroToroTokyo

Camera clicks flutter from Bosco’s Canon Rebel XSi. Once his eye is on a frame, he employs the photographer’s  alveolar trill to capture the slightest second of a moment.

I think my initial interest in photography started at home. As a kid, my mother had converted a small we’d used for storage into a darkroom…I’d occasionally go in and watch her develop pictures… at the time the whole process seemed short of alchemy to me (images appearing on empty paper!), I think that photography always felt somewhat familiar because of it.

Bosco Lliso has been actively pursuing photography for five years. Starting in high school, he originally took an elective in black & white photography as an easy way out, but soon he found himself in the darkroom every moment he could spare. Sure enough, the black & white medium is where Bosco’s light manipulation finds most expression.

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TOUCHING THE SURFACE

Posted in Art, VISUAL with tags , on December 5, 2009 by ToroToroTokyo

Her photos are so highly textured it seems as though the images would be rough to the touch. In this way, Richardson has a fantastic ability to draw out the rough grain of our world. The images are ultra-real, aggressive and tantalizing.

Megan Richardson is a freelance photographer and is currently studying film production at Emerson College. She is ultimately working towards being a cinematographer but hopes to in between work as a gaffer or in camera departments for feature films.

In her photography, the focus of this article, she shoots film in 35mm and medium format, and digital Nikon D50. After she takes the exposures to Lightroom or Photoshop. This is arguably where her vision comes alive. Click “Read More” for a selection of her breathtaking work.

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PLQ

Posted in Art, VISUAL with tags , , , , on November 20, 2009 by ToroToroTokyo

By Bosco Lliso