A new angle on oceanic imagery

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Australian photographer Ray Collins first picked up a camera in 2007 and used it to photograph his friends surfing around his coastal home after long shifts working in a nearby coalmine.

His attention quickly shifted from his friends to patterns and forms he noticed in the waves. Collins, who is colourblind, was also drawn to the interplay of light and water, perhaps more attuned to contrast than the nuance of color.

He poetically refers to this switch from coalminer to fine art photographer as a balance between his “black life and blue life”.

Here’s some more of Ray’s striking oceanic imagery for your viewing pleasure:

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Colourful macro photography by Peiling Lee

amazing macro photography by Lee Peiling


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photographer Peiling Lee from Malaysia turned to photography after quitting her design/advertising job and has been taking her art seriously for the last three years. Before that she was like most people, having fun with her digital compact.

She uses water, flowers, and grass as props, as well as the natural light and colours of the environment to create her beautiful take on a macro world.

Here’s more of Peiling’s delightfully colourful work:

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