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By Francesca Lungarotti Backlight can be accidental (often the perfect mistake) or absolutely desired and studied. As an editor I find that the images that have this technique or ‘error’ offer a dreamlike vision that is open to many meanings and possibilities of use. Silhouettes offer a different world of photography where imagination is the key to…Read More
Ninety years ago, construction teams were eleven months into work on building what is now one of the most famous and recognizable man-made structures in the world. The Golden Gate Bridge links San Francisco to Marin County and before the bridge was operational, a ferry service took people from one side to the other across…Read More
Look at some of the great fine art paintings and you will see how the artist ensures that all elements even the seemingly incidental parts of the painting that are not the main focus sill provide enough dynamic interaction, fascination or drama to be worthy of framing themselves. Whether it be the almost impressionistic portrayal…Read More
UIG are pleased to add the Florilegius collection to our archive. Florilegius, the passion of collector Richard Jeffery, offers more than 35,000 engravings, illustrations, archival prints, and lithographs of a variety of subjects. Well-known for its deep coverage of botanical illustrations, Florilegius built its comprehensive botanical image archive from its collection of flower magazines, botany books…Read More
Day of the Dead occurs annually on November 2, following Halloween and All Soul’s Day. The holiday, which was recognized by UNESCO in its Tangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list in 2008, is an important cultural day in Mexico and is also celebrated worldwide by people of Mexican descent. While “Death” is the main theme of the day,…Read More
With the vast array of images available in the archive at Universal Images Group our blog site Kaleidoscope set the challenge of finding suitable images for a book cover of an imaginary psychological thriller. Book covers, especially for fiction, allow for a creativity to flow. The cover design and imagery needs to draw in the…Read More
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