Chris Clor Imagines Jesus and His Disciples in the Modern World

All photos by Chris Clor. Used with Creative Commons permission.

If you’re into conceptual photography, you often have to keep an open mind and a playful imagination to come up with the best ideas for a project. A perfect case in point is London-based photographer, retoucher, and CGI artist Chris Clor. Clor came up with an interesting and humorous take on the imagined scenario of Jesus Christ and some of his disciples finding themselves in the modern world.

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Chris Clor Gives a Cinematic Look to His Harley Davidson Concept Work

All images by Chris Clor. Used with Creative Commons permission.

Conceptual photography is certainly one of the most challenging genres to get into. Not only do projects of this kind need to be eye-catching, but they also have a strong visual story or idea to portray. Among the works we’ve found outstanding of late is something by Chris Clor, a London-based photographer, retoucher, and CGI artist, who combines digital art and photography to create impressive conceptual projects and campaigns.

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Chris Clor Captures the Beauty of the Outdoors in Punchy Monochromes

All images by Chris Clor. Used with Creative Commons permission.

There’s no doubt that landscape photos look stunning in color. Once in a while, however, you come across a body of work in black and white that shows you a different side to the beauty of the outdoors. It may not be entirely new, but the timeless look of landscapes in monochrome remains a favorite of photographers. If you need some black and white inspiration today, you’ll find the landscape work of London-based Chris Clor impressive.

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Review: Gravity Backdrops Custom Hand-Painted Backdrops

Give your studio portraits the timeless, painterly look with custom hand-painted backdrops from Gravity Backdrops.

Any photographer who has spent time in a studio has undoubtedly photographed their subject in front of seamless paper and possibly even a cyclorama. When we look at some of the most iconic portraits throughout history (like those captured by contemporary greats like Annie Leibovitz and Mark Seliger or late legends like Irving Penn), you will often find that the subject(s) are placed in front of hand-painted canvas backdrops. Those backdrops lend a timeless, painterly look to the images. In fact, the backdrop Penn used in many of his portraits was prominently displayed at his namesake centennial exhibit held at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2017. For a long time, these hand-painted backdrops were quite prohibitively priced, out of reach for most photographers. They are so costly that there are rental houses that specialize in renting them out for photo shoots and other productions, but even the rental fees could add up to quite a large sum of money. This is where Europe based backdrop studio Gravity Backdrops comes in, effectively disrupting the existing backdrop business model by offering hand-painted backdrops that match the quality of those available from storied backdrop studios but at a fraction of the cost. In fact, some of the backdrops from Gravity actually costs less to own than it would cost to rent similar backdrops from a rental house.

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