Ron Gessel Shows the Sweet Joy of Cotton Candy World

All images by Ron Gessel. Used with Creative Commons Permission.

If you’re running out of ideas for a documentary or street photography project, you might want to do a simple exercise: Photograph something you feel is too familiar or often overlooked. You might end up painting a pretty interesting picture of something typically seen as ordinary. Case in point are Ron Gessel‘s cheerful snaps of people enjoying cotton candy.

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Skander Khlif’s Black and White Images of The Surfers of Munich

All images by Skander Khlif. Used with Creative Commons Permission.

It’s not often a photographer can pull off absolutely incredible black and white surfing images, but Skander Khlif has surely done that. His series, The Surfers of Munich, centers on documenting surfers as they tackle a massive river wave. More importantly, they’re a big slap in the face to every photographer who believes that images need to be tack sharp 100% of the time. Instead, Skander uses the motion of the ocean (or river) to create a sense of urgency and drama throughout the scenes.

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