Brooklyn based graphic designer Victoria Siemer, also known as Witchoria, composes wild and refreshing images. Combining portraits or landcapes with geometric shapes, she creates a new kind of pictorial space. Witchoria can be found with updated posts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and on Tumblr.
Before quadcopters outfitted with GoPro rigs, satellites with multispectral imaging packages or reconnaissance planes with surveillance payloads there were aerial cameras like this.
This photographic automatic kite trolley was used to take aerial pictures of an archeological site called Jebel Moya, Sudan. The device was used by a team led by Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome, an American-British pharmaceutical entrepreneur and collector who led the 1911-1914 excavation. These pictures catalogued the important Late Neolithic cemetery and settlement that contained some 2,800 graves.
Chaotic Atmospheres(behance)Topologically Generated Radiolaria - "I’ve been requested by Neonmob (a trading-card social network), to make a big set of more than 100 pictures. As I had freedom on the subject, I searched for base shapes that I could vary sufficiently so there’d be a relationship, and yet each shape would be different from all the others. I ended up representing an index of fake radiolaria inspired by SEM imagery and the incredibly detailed illustrations of Ernst Haeckel." [ Read More ]