WWII produced a massive archive of photographs from the front lines, but back at home, a whole other world was developing to support the troops.
The New York Historical Society has a new exhibition of rare photographs from NYC during the war. These never before seen photos are up at Nolan Park on Governors Island until September 2, 2013.
Unseen Photos of New York City During WWII on Display
In Situations, French artist Maia Flore photographs a solitary red figure in a misty atmosphere. The images that are half landscape and half portrait are part of a larger series that will blow you away.
Portraits of a Single Figure Facing the World
, In Situations
The seemingly vast landscape photographs above are actually captures of miniature scenes. Cera Hensley meticulously crafts settings from her imagination into 3 foot wide models.
After photographing the models, she takes portraits of models and uses Photoshop to splice them into the original image.
Landscape Photos Are a Mix of Photoshop and Miniature Models
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