TILT SHIFT: HOW TO MAKE EVERYTHING IN YOUR PHOTOS LOOK MINIATURE

miniature tilt shift photo of York, design squish blog

miniature boats using tilt shift, design squish blog

To make your photos look like miniature models go to tiltshiftmaker.com


April 06, 2009

EPONYMY

vintage store in park slope

I am happy to show some of my watercolors at the Eponymy gallery and store.  It is owned by Andrea Miller and located in Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York. The store is a mix of vintage and designer clothes, antique mirrors as well as tightly curated modern photography from emerging artists of Humble Arts Foundation.


February 19, 2009

SEASCAPES - HIROSHI SUGIMOTO - SEVEN DAYS SEVEN NIGHTS

hiroshi sugimoto

seascape gelatin silver print

SEVEN DAYS SEVEN NIGHTS is a title of the show in Gagosian Gallery, NY and series of gelatin silver prints by Hiroshi Sugimoto.  Photographs in the show are of the sea and its horizon in locations all over the world. The photographs are taken different in time of the day and with different exposure time. All the photographs have remarkable sense of stillness and eternity. The ocean is still and seems as though it is floating in space and we are floating with it.  Hiroshi returns to the same subject repeatedly to reveal the “subtleties that he finds in the primordial sea, site of the origin and emergence of life as well as of eternal continuity”.
Hiroshi Sugimoto was born in Tokyo. In 1970 he moved to Los Angeles to study photography at the Art Center College of Design. Now he lives and works in New York City and Tokyo.


February 13, 2009

TREE PICTURES

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photograph of trees in the forest covered with snowflakes

Taken by Adrien Casey in Massachusetts, near where he lives.


December 20, 2008

RABBITS IN THE SNOW ??


rabbits in the snow

This photograph is by Andrea Galvani.  Andrea Galvani was born in Verona, Italy in 1973. He lives and works in Milan and New York.
It looks like the rabbits were relocated to the North Pole or are trying survive Ice Age.  I think this photograph can be about global warming and mass extinction. 


December 19, 2008

TEMA STAUFFER - AMERICAN STILLS

wild horse

This photograph is from Tema Stauffer‘s American Stills.  Tema Stauffer is a photographer based in Brooklyn.  Tema teaches at The School of the International Center of Photography.  I wish horses run around like this all the time. Lots and lots of beautiful white horses. Everywhere.


December 08, 2008

ANGIE SMITH LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY

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One of my favorite online galleries, Humble Arts Foundation featured photographs of Angie Smith.  I instantly fell in love with her artwork.  Angie’s photographs remind me of Chinese ink landscape paintings where a person is the size of a small ant lost in between giant mountains, fields and forest. In these photographs, civilization, humans, society is in the conflict with nature, elements and gravity. 


December 03, 2008

FLICKR FAVORITES….

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I love going on flickr and finding photographs of places I want to visit or move to and then marking them favorite. 
To view my favorites go to: http://www.flickr.com/photos/anastasia_ugorskaya/favorites/

- Ana


November 19, 2008

COLORFUL LAUNDRY ARRANGEMENT, BROOKLYN

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Beautiful laundry arrangement drying in the sun in Brooklyn near Cortelyou Rd station, Q line.


November 01, 2007

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