Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Fashion and Portrait Photography Richard Avedon

Richard Avedon (May 15, 1923 – October 1, 2004) Influential and highly acclaimed American portrait and fashion photographer.

"I've worked out a series of no's.  No to exquisite light, no to apparent compositions, no to the seduction of poses or narrative" -Richard Avedon

Official Website

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Monday, February 27, 2012

Ghost Rider Spirit of Vengeance Movie Poster

A 3D superhero film based on the Marvel Comics antihero Ghost Rider, sequel to the 2007 film Ghost Rider with Nicolas Cage returning to his starring role. Released 17th February 2012.

Official Website

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Saturday, February 25, 2012

Steins;Gate Wallpaper シュタインズ ゲート 壁紙 壁纸






Steins;Gate シュタインズ ゲート is a 24 episode 2011 Anime adaptation of a Japanese visual novel game released for xbox 360 in 2009, ported to  pc in 2010, psp 2011 with a Ps3 port due May 2013. Two separate manga adaptaion began serialisation in 2009.

The series follows the trials and tribulations of a mad scientist "Rintarō Okabe" who, along with his friends rejig a microwave cooker to send text messages into the past, further developments allow the friends to travel between alternate worlds.

Official Website (Japanese)

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Digital Artist Benedict Campbell

With over twenty years experience in advertising both as a photographer and a digital artist, Benedict Campbell  has earned his renown for combining both these disciplines to create bold and often hyper-real images.

Low res images above, full portfolio and high res images from his official website

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Sunday, February 19, 2012

Darkness 2 Game Wallpaper





A first-person shooter developed by Digital Extremes for PC, Xbox 360 and Ps3, begins two years after the events of the first game, 2007's "The Darkness".  

Jackie Estacado, the current wielder of The Darkness, has become Don of the Franchetti crime family. Now Jackie must confront not only the creature he's become, but also the painful memories of his dead lover Jenny Romano.

Official Website

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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Hell Girl 地獄少女 Jigoku Shōjo Anime Wallpaper





Hell Girl 地獄少女 Jigoku Shōjo, aka Jigoku Shōjo: Girl from Hell, is a 26 episode anime series adapted from an original manga.

The series  premiered across Japan in October 2005, a second series "Jigoku Shōjo Futakomori" began airing october 2006 with a third series "Jigoku Shōjo Mitsuganae" commencing october 2008.

Beyond the veil of midnight lies a website, HellCorrespondence.com. Type in the name of one upon which you desire retribution and rumor has it that the Jigoku Shoujo will appear and drag whoever torments you into the inferno.

"Hell Girl is an anime that pulls no punches. It leaves no person unscarred. Watch at your own risk!"- Active Anime
"Hell Girl beckons you towards damnation with an addictive sweetness."- NEO Magazine
"An enchanting series, Hell Girl is very different but it's also a joy to watch, perfect for those who like their anime a little darker than normal"- ImagineFX
"Friggin' fantastic animation"- Play Magazine
"Deliciously dark and seductive."- NEO Magazine

Official Website
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Concept Art Studios Volta

Volta is a visual development studio with two centres in Quebec and Singapore, dedicated to creating high-end concept art for video games and film. Their published work reads like a game connoisseur's index card and includes titles such as:

Assassin's Creed Brotherhood - Ubisoft
F.3.A.R. - WB Games
RAGE - Id Software
Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Eidos
Red Faction: Armageddon - THQ
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions - Activision
EVE Online - CCP Games
Army of Two: The 40th Day - EA
Uncharted 2 - Sony Computer Entertainment

low res images only, high resolution images from CGhub page below.

Official Website
CGhub page

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Monday, February 13, 2012

Cosplay Kikyo, pop'n music 18 せんごく列伝 Sengoku Retsuden

Cosplayer: Singi Houtou (no webpage or facebook page found)
Character: Kikyo from *pop'n music 18 せんごく列伝 Sengoku Retsuden

*commonly abbreviated as Pop'n, PM or PNM,  a music video game made by the Konami Corporation.

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Saturday, February 11, 2012

Fantasy Art Ted Nasmith

Ted Nasmith is a Canadian artist, illustrator and architectural renderer, best known as an illustrator of J. R. R. Tolkien's works,  The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion and  concept artist for the Lord of the Rings movie series.

Official Website

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