Portraits of Bill Gekas Remarkably Mimic Works of Rembrandt, Rubens and Caravaggio

Portraits of Bill Gekas Remarkably Mimic Works of Rembrandt, Rubens and Caravaggio

Bill Gekas from Melbourne, Australia, wanted to create eye-catching images that mimic the paintings of the Dutch, Flemish and Italian 17th-century masters – such as Rembrandt, Rubens and Caravaggio. Mr Gekas, who uses his five-year-old daughter Athena as model, painstakingly creates settings that evoke the correct time period and uses strobe lights to mimic the effect of soft, natural lighting. Bill, a self-taught photographer, has spent years mastering the process, through hard work and experimentation. He began…








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Refresh Your Soul with Amazing Hengki Koentjoro’s Minimalist Landscapes

Refresh Your Soul with Amazing Hengki Koentjoro’s Minimalist Landscapes

When Hengki Koentjoro makes pictures, he relishes loneliness. Being solo with only the rustle of the wind and the rolling of the tides isn’t painful; it’s reassuring and life-sustaining. Koentjoro cites the teachings of Zen Buddhism as a primary resource in composing his elegant black and white frames. “They look at this world in a most uncomplicated way,” the artist says. In 13th Century Japan, Zen monks painted in ink, and indeed, faint echoes of…








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Giorgio Armani about Fashion and Photography

Giorgio Armani about Fashion and Photography

Giorgio Armani is a  well-known name, almost a legend in the fashion system and far beyond. He was always interested in the crucial role images and photography play in communicating his work and his style all over the world. The Eye of Photography interviews him on this theme. For decades, the name Giorgio Armani has been synonymous with style. I believe this implies a special kind of sensitivity to aesthetics and creativity. What role have…








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