I sometimes buy LEGO sets just for the minifigures because they are so cute and cool. Most fans display and play with their minifigs, but this guy does one step further by photographing LEGO minifigs in action poses or funny scenes. Photographer Sofiane Samlal aka Samsofy has an eye for photographing LEGO minifigures, while making the political statement or social commentary in our world around us.
If you’re a LEGO Star Wars fan and like building cool dioramas and sets and then taking cool imaginative photos, then this is the book for you, the LEGO Star Wars: Small Scenes from a Big Galaxy by DK Publishing.
Superheroes are usually pictured in heroic or action poses, well this series is comic book heroes meets National Geographic. Photographer Benoit Lapray continues his work of “The Quest for the Absolute” which showcases comic heroes in picturesque landscapes.
If you ever watch the animated movies like The Ant Bully (2006) or Escape From Planet Earth (2013), one of the concept artist behind it was Greg Spalenka. The Art of Greg Spalenka: Visions From The Mind’s Eye by Titan Books showcases Spalenka’s artistic career over the years in the many art mediums he uses, from paintings, drawings, sketches and photography.
“Here was art with a purpose – communicating issues about humanity, from gun violence and racism to social welfare. These images were speaking to thousands, and in some cases, millions of people. I learned that the publishing world could be a powerful platform as well as an industry to work in.” – Greg Spalenka
If you’re a film fanatic like me, this FILMography art project by photographer Christopher Moloney is truly awesome. He takes a scene from a movie and finds the actual location of where the scene was shot.
Photographer Ahn Jun has a knack for taking pictures in high places. I’m having acrophobia by just looking at these pictures.
Artist photographer James Wojcik loved playing with toy slot car tracks as a kid and now he’s created a Freeway Series using toy slot car tracks. The track layout is art itself.
Photographer Patrick Runte photo series “Jump ‘N Run” takes a look at early video games like Pac-Man, Pong, & Space Invaders and puts them in a real world setting. The 6 photos in the series just brings a smile to your face. I need to break out my Atari 2600 from the attic now.
Check out Patrick Runte’s site for more photos: Jump ‘N Run.