Tag Archives: Art and design

The best of the wildlife photography awards 2015 – in pictures

Winning images from national and international wildlife photography competitions of the year Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2015/dec/30/the-best-of-the-wildlife-photography-awards-2015-in-pictures

Original Observer photography: December 2015

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Will Ferrell, Alicia Vikander, Nicola Walker, Nigella Lawson, Marlon James and Kim Wilde. All these and more feature in this months showcase of the best commissioned photography in the Observer Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/jan/02/original-observer-photography-december-2015

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 »

Exposed: photography’s fabulous fakes

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Phoney engagements, flying surrealists, faux Instagram celebrities, dubious family portraits a short history of performance photography In 1840, Louis Daguerre. Bayard made clear the extent of his distress by writing underneath the image of his limp and bedraggled body: The corpse which you see here is that of M Bayard, inventor of the process that has just been shown to… Read more »

National Geographic’s kids photography competition 2015: winner’s gallery

National Geographics photography competition for kids has been won by a shot of a grasshopper eating a sunflower leaf by 13 year old Senne Mensink from the Netherlands Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/feb/03/national-geographic-kids-photography-winners-gallery