Tom Hegen Reveals the Abstract Beauty of Greens and Gardens

All photos by Tom Hegen. Used with permission.

Refreshing gardens and verdant locations are eye-catching on their own, but we can trust Tom Hegen to them to us in new and remarkable ways. Last time we saw him work with foliage; he transformed stretches of man-made forests into minimalist art. In yet another beautiful aerial series, the Munich-based photographer took inspiration from gardens, cultivation sites, and patches of green to reveal the abstract charm that can only come from the view above. Continue reading…

Quarries Resemble Abstract Artworks in Tom Hegen’s Aerial Photography

All images by Tom Hegen. Used with Creative Commons permission.

We see “from farm to table” documentary photography all the time, but how many of us have thought about “from quarry to city”? In a nutshell, this is what the brilliant set of aerial photographs by Munich-based photographer and designer Tom Hegen tell us about. In The Quarry Series, he shows us what the building blocks of our cities look like from above, revealing the surprising abstract beauty of open pit mining quarries in the process.

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Shane Griffin Creates Colorful Abstract Photos with Defective Glass

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Photographers have many ways to play and experiment with light, but this featured body of work most likely doesn’t involve the usual methods you have in mind. To create his psychedelic Chromatic sets, New York-based Shane Griffin did a simple experiment with light and glass. The results are really interesting and give a new dimension to playing with light.

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