Pop culture and humor in Yonatan Popper’s illustrations

Pop culture and humor in Yonatan Popper’s illustrations

Giulia Guido · 2 years ago · Art

Mark Zuckerberg dressed as a Roman emperor, complete with a laurel wreath, side on the throne showing his thumbs down. Neil Armstrong in his astronaut’s suit is sipping a drink, sitting behind a camera, before filming the moon landing moment. 
Yonatan Popper‘s images manage to enclose messages and meanings with a strong impact. 

Yonatan is an illustrator and animator from Israel, where he studied at Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, which has seen his works published on heads such as The New Yorker, San Antonio Magazine, The Guardian, Blazer magazine, Globes magazine, Liberal-magazine, and many others. His illustrations have the power to enclose an ironic side, very subtle but essential, and a more satirical, edgy. 

Yonatan Popper takes his cue from everything around him, from comics, silkscreens, futuristic posters, but also from what he sees on the internet, from films and TV series, from pop culture and events related to current affairs. Once he has understood what to illustrate and how to illustrate it, the Israeli artist begins to work with paper and pencil; only later does he scan the sketch and complete the work digitally. It is at this stage that he calibrates the colors, using them to highlight the main subject so that he can immediately capture our attention. 

Discover a selection of works by Yonatan Popper in our gallery! 

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Yonatan Popper | Collater.al 1
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Yonatan Popper | Collater.al 1
Yonatan Popper | Collater.al 1
Yonatan Popper | Collater.al 1
Yonatan Popper | Collater.al 1
Yonatan Popper | Collater.al 1
Yonatan Popper | Collater.al 1
Yonatan Popper | Collater.al 1
Yonatan Popper | Collater.al 1
Yonatan Popper | Collater.al 1
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Regina’s surreal and nostalgic photography

Regina’s surreal and nostalgic photography

Giulia Guido · 6 days ago · Photography

We are so used to digital photography that when we are confronted with analogue shots with in-camera effects, we are amazed and hypnotised. This is what happened to us when we discovered Regina‘s photographs on Instagram as @wasitapril
Regina is a young 24-year-old girl, born in Seefeld, Austria, who moved to Paris less than a year ago, where she has been able to develop and cultivate her creativity and passion for photography. 

Regina started shooting about two years ago with a Canon AL-1, and since then her love for both Canon cameras and especially for analogue photography has only grown. 

Although she is not a professional photographer, a quick glance at her work is enough to see its potential. Regina lives by experimenting, creating effects directly on camera or by using natural elements such as shadows, light or water. Whether colourful or black and white, her work always has a surreal atmosphere and a nostalgic, melancholic feel. 

We’re sure we’ll hear from Regina again soon, but in the meantime, check out some of her shots below and follow her on Instagram

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InstHunt Special Edition – Flowers

InstHunt Special Edition – Flowers

Giordana Bonanno · 4 days ago · Photography

InstHunt Special Edition is a collection of your best photos that follow a specific theme. Each month it will have a dedicated title and you will give it life through your shots.  

This month’s theme was Flowers: the Nature’s true works of art, created with perfect shapes and colors. There are many ways to shoot this subject but it becomes more interesting when the imagination takes over reality and transforms the flowers into true characters.

The selection of your best photos below!

Stay tuned and go follow our Instagram @collateral.photo page to discover the theme of the next issue InstHunt Special Edition. 

Be creative Be part of @collater.al

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The beauty of India in the photographs of Abbas Baig

The beauty of India in the photographs of Abbas Baig

Giulia Guido · 7 hours ago · Photography

There are many types of photography, from portraits to reportage shots, and everyone has their own favourite, but there are also those images that make us dream, regardless of our personal tastes. 
Abbas Baig’s photos have just that effect.

Abbas Baig was born in India and moved to New Delhi as a teenager. It was there that he became interested in photography during his engineering studies and immediately after graduating enrolled in a photography course at Jamia Millia Islamia. For the first period of his career he did not have a personal camera, so he was forced to rent equipment whenever he needed to shoot.

Abbas Baig

Today, Abbas has not abandoned his passion and continues to shoot, making his more than 40,000 followers on Instagram dream. His favourite subjects are the landscapes that are part of his life and days. The colours of dawn or sunset dominate, while the outlines of trees and figures dressed in traditional clothing become silhouettes.

We have selected just a few of his photos, but to find out more follow him on Instagram.

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Abbas Baig
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Tamara Lichtenstein and her analog and female photography

Tamara Lichtenstein and her analog and female photography

Giulia Guido · 1 week ago · Photography

They could be frames from a film or photographs from a personal diary from the 1980s. Tamara Lichtenstein‘s analog shots enclose a timeless beauty that never tires. 

Originally from Bolivia, Tamara lives in Hudston, Texas, and started taking pictures when she was still a little girl, when her mother gave her a camera and decided to put all her creativity into the shots she took. 

Today Tamara Lichtenstein’s name is internationally recognized and, in addition to collaborating with different brands and clients, she has realized several personal projects that have literally captured our attention and our hearts.

At the center of Tamara’s artistic research we can surely find the female universe and its facets: leafing through her shots we meet faces and bodies without filters, wrapped in their natural beauty. 

The grain and style of analog photography combined with the perfect use of light and the effects of double exposure, a recurring technique in Tamara’s shots, give the photographs a cinematographic style that is impossible to forget. 

Below you can find a selection of the shots, but to find out more visit Tamara Lichtenstein’s website and Instagram profile.  

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