Clara Nebeling

Clara Nebeling is a 21 year old photographer based out of Berlin, Germany who has already shot for a number of fashion editorials and documentaries. At such a young age, her keen eyes for color, light, and aesthetics really go hand in hand in such a beautiful manner.

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Francesca Woodman

Francesca Woodman took her own life in 1981 at the age of 22. Raised in Colorado, laid to rest in New York, she was known for her haunting black and white portraits, of which she was often the subject.

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Selina Mayer

Selina Mayer is a UK based photographer who creates eerily intimate black and white images of both the human body and form as well as landscape. They are fashioned in the style of the old photographic masters (think Avedon, Penn, Weston), focusing primarily on the figure; the curves, crevices, shadows, and marks of all humans. Her…

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Yung Cheng Lin 2.0

The elusive fine art photographer Yung Cheng Lin is Tainan, Taiwan based. His deliberately placed subjects and their unhinged poses leave you questioning what mysterious scenario is being played out. All his photos give you the sense that they are scenes from an abstract horror film. That’s what I love the most about his photos.…

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Tiina Heiska Revisit

Tiina Heiska is a painter based out of Helsinki, Finland. Her work was first featured on EK in January 2010 and we are happy to show you her new work, even more beautifully haunting! “Dissolving Girl”, “Silk Ribbons and Bows”, and “The Pond” are just a few of her more recent series that depict characters in dreamy,…

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Nuno Moreira

Nuno Moreira is a talented photographer from Portugal currently residing in Tokyo. His most recent work, a book titled “State of Mind.” is a superb collection of private moments with the human condition.  With well calculated  shadows, focal points and composition, each image touches on a unique intimacy of the moment it’s capturing. His book is…

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Dennis Auburn

Dennis Auburn, a young photographer from Houston, Texas creates dreamy, corporeal images that are equally sensual and strange. Visit his flickr page to see hundreds of more photographs. Enjoy!

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Josh Farria

San Francisco based photographer Josh Farria‘s work is a rich collection of images that seamlessly offset a classic and soulful feel with a raw, gritty touch of reality. With each intimate portrait, there is a timelessness encapsulated in his uniquely beautiful subjects and their urban settings.

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EMPTY KINGDOM TOP 100 Artists of 2013

[Photo by: Shelbie Dimond] 939 is the magic number for EK in 2013. 939 only has 4 factors: 1, 3, 313, 939…which doesn’t really have any significant meaning relating to our TOP 100. AMD made a CPU called the Socket 939 back in June 2004…but we’re not sponsored by them nor any other computer tech company to…

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Neil Craver

Neil Craver‘s photo series Omni-Phantasmic is a plethora of beautifully shot, almost abstract, nude photographs. He uses the textures colors of the water with the beauty and complexity of the human form, resulting in out of this world ethereal shots. “This project is meant to be consumed with your emotions, and not simply perceived with…

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Osamu Yokonami

Born in 1967 in Kyoto, Japan, Osamu Yokonami specializes in a wide range of photography from portrait, fashion, and commercial work. For the past several years, Yokonami has been focusing on children in variety of ways, and I’m happy to feature one of my personal favorites. In this series, he portrays young schools girls traveling…

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I love Li Hui

One day, I was like, “Damn, I love Li Hui.” Then I realised, that some of my beautiful compadres here at Empty Kingdom have already professed their love for Li Hui on more than one occasion. So then I was like, “Damn, I still love Li Hui and her ambient, opalescent photography.” So in the…

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