As the sun's rays pour through brightly colored trees, the forest turns into a magical place. Only nature could create scenes as beautiful as this...
It's almost unbelievable that self-taught photographer Lars van de Goor didn't use Photoshop to digitally enhance these images. "All the sun-rays in my images are real," he says. "My composition are 99% genuine,… Continue
While cemeteries are often only visited after a loved one has passed, they also serve as important places to mourn. One very famous cemetery that is frequently visited for completely different reasons is the Staglieno in Genoa, Italy. Opened in 1851, the cemetery is filled with artistic sculptures that leave us with questions about our own mortality and our relationship with… Continue
Vik Muniz is a New York based visual artist who takes ordinary materials and turns them into extraordinary pieces of art. His work has been exhibited in museums around the world and he even has a book called Reflex: A Vik Muniz Primer. Muniz is now the subject of a new documentary called Waste Land which follows him as he travels to the world's largest garbage dump, Jardim… Continue
Acclaimed contemporary artist Damián Ortega is back with a new set of works for The Curve in the Barbican Art Gallery, London. Known for his incredible, suspended sculptures, this time Ortega challenged himself by creating different pieces inspired by the daily news. Called The…Continue
Added by alice on October 30, 2010 at 8:30am —
Paris vs New York is a clever blog that visually matches the subtle, cultural differences of two major cities. Cliché as they may be, the comparisons are a treat for anyone who has visited either metropolis or has been lucky enough to have lived in them. Love the tagline: A Tally of Two Cities. With the quick and viral success of this blog, I'm sure other city… Continue
For years, Los Angeles-based Nathan Ota has been pursuing new worlds, both dark and fantastic, to explore in his paintings. With a highly precise technique, he creates wonderful characters - a blind bird, a drunk monkey, a one-eyed robot lost in the woods - who travel through surreal dreamlands.
"My paintings will always leave little clues to what I'm… Continue
If you're looking for one art show to attend this year, I'd like to suggest Thinkspace's upcoming 5 Year Anniversary blow out. Established in 2005, Thinkspace is one of the few galleries who doesn't follow trends, they start them. They've been a part of the contemporary art movement for years now, showcasing groundbreaking… Continue
Added by alice on October 29, 2010 at 3:30pm —
There's no better way to summon your inner child than with some good ole' fashion bed jumping. Carefree people let go of all their inhibitions and jump to their hearts' delight. Some of these shots make us laugh out loud, others make us wonder how they pulled it off, but all of them share one common quality - they are all outrageously fun!…
As hard as it may be to photograph movement or dance, Alexi Lubomirski seems to have nailed it with this amazing editorial. First released in Vogue Germany back in 2008, the spread is timeless in that it captures Spanish style and culture in an effortless way. Beautiful model Julia Stegner shows off stunning outfits by Calvin Klein and Louis Vuitton as she performs… Continue
With Halloween right around the corner, what better way to get into the spooky spirit than by checking out some creative photography? These ten have been chosen because they don't just bust out costumes on Halloween, rather, they make them a part of their everyday life. So whether you need a last minute idea on what to wear or just need some fresh photography… Continue
Born in Afghanistan, Azim Haidaryan has an envious job - he gets to travel the world as a fashion photographer. His gorgeous photos have graced the pages of Italian and Vogue China as well as Vanity Fair and GQ magazine. With a client list that includes Bergdorf Goodman, Ferragamo, Lanvin, and Christian Dior among others, Haidaryan is also credited with helping to… Continue
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest indoor theme park, recently opened its doors to the international press. The park opens to the public on November 4, 2010, with general admission tickets costing just over $60.
"This park combines innovative technology and tradition, it is dedicated not only to Ferrari fans and car enthusiastic, but to the whole… Continue
Enter a new Milan hotel by the Italian fashion brand Moschino and you'll feel as though you've fallen down a rabbit hole. The dream starts as you walk through the hotel's entrance and you're greeted by the image above – a lamp in the shape of one of Moschino’s famous dresses. As they say, “The common thread connecting the rooms is a fairy tale theme, because to sleep… Continue
Happy Friday to you all! Just wanted to share an exciting piece of news. Recently, we were asked by Intel to give people useful tips on ways to improve their lives with technology. In the first of four posts, we present… Continue
Added by alice on October 29, 2010 at 9:00am —
Be the talk of the workplace with Incase’s new iPhone 4 ‘Ping Pong’ case. An excellent design made to keep your phone feeling safe, beautiful, and original, it features rubber cases inspired by the surface of a ping pong paddy. Melding style and functionality, this… Continue
Added by Mike Gusto on October 29, 2010 at 8:00am —
Just why is this woman crying in the window? Don't worry, she's not. What you're actually looking at is an advertisement on the street! Photographer Pat Padua took this photo in New York on one rainy day. His amazing illusion is achieved by his thoughtful composition and his ability to see a story where most of us wouldn't look.