Tag Archives: Life and style

WD-40 and microwaved tampons: secrets of food photography revealed

Its the job of a food stylist to make products look delicious on camera even if the makeover leaves the meal inedible. Six stylists tell us their tricks Behind most professional food photos is a stylist who tricks the viewer. For a tasty-looking enchilada, add mashed potato. Photograph: Photo by Rick Gayle. Food styling by Kim Krejca. Mexican food is… Read more »

The winners of the Sony world photography awards 2016 in pictures

Documenting everything from eagle hunters to failed boxers and Afghan refugees, 230,103 entries from 186 countries were whittled down to these winners of the worlds largest photography competition Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/apr/22/sony-world-photography-awards-2016-winners

The most iconic 20th-century fashion photography to be auctioned at Sotheby’s in pictures

With works by Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, Peter Lindbergh and Guy Bourdin, as well as contemporary photographers such as Miles Aldridge and David LaChapelle, these are arguably the images which defined modern fashion photography as we know it Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/fashion/gallery/2016/apr/28/the-most-iconic-20th-century-fashion-photography-to-be-auctioned-at-sothebys-in-pictures

From PJ Harvey to Terri-Lee Blake: the ‘undiluted’ photography of Valerie Phillips

The New York photographer is known for her undiluted method realism for generation X. Here are some of Phillips best shots of pop stars, models and Tumblr girls Natasha Khan (Bat for Lashes), Brighton, 2009. Photograph: Valerie Phillips Terri-Lee Blake, London, 2015. Photograph: Valerie Phillips Staz Lindes, Los Angeles, 2012. Photograph: Valerie Phillips Florence Welch, London, 2011. Photograph: Valerie Phillips… Read more »

United colours: Alexi Lubomirski’s diverse fashion photography in pictures

From transgender women to Chinese pop stars, fashion photographer Alexi Lubomirski looks for beauty in everyone not just waiflike white models Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/oct/28/alexi-lubomirski-diverse-fashion-photography