In these photographs, by Aaron Groen, it's very easy to get lost in each of his starry wonderlands. A Series of Dark Places is a collection of work in which the South Dakota-based artist juxtaposes the beauty of the universe against the many familiar natural and man-made forms here on Earth. Using long exposures, he captures magical landscapes filled with dreamy atmospheres,…
Arizona-born photographer Mike Brodie first began taking pictures in 2004 when he found a Polaroid camera on the backseat of his friend's car and she gave it to him. Just a teenager at the time, Brodie was an adventure-seeker and he was fascinated with the train-hopping community. So, he took his camera and ventured towards the train tracks, jumping on the first train that…
If you've been looking for a story that will not only inspire you but will also make you laugh out loud, then let us introduce you to UK-based illustrator Fred Blunt. His whimsical illustrations have that retro Hanna-Barbera feel to them that will remind you of your favorite childhood cartoons…
Talk about a Picture of the Day! Look closely and you won't just see the International Space Station, you'll see the first image ever of a space shuttle docked to it! Released on June 7, 2011 by NASA, this sweet portrait shows a match made in heaven!
NASA calls the Endeavour space shuttle, "the vehicle that helped build the complex during the last decade."
Protecting our planet is one of the most pressing issues of our time. This creative video by Catsnake spreads awareness, not by forcing it down our throats, but by entertaining us with a thought-provoking story. I hope you'll want a happy ending for us, too.
Made by Catsnake (catsnake.com) on commission from Friends of the… Continue
Got A Light?
American photographer Vaggelis Fragiadakis created this interesting photographic series titled "Faces of Crete" that studies the local, elderly population on the Greek Island. Cretan families are so extended that most members of the island's population are in continuous mourning of a relative - and many on the island wear black clothing for… Continue
One of our favorite (and most talented) iPhone photographers Aik Beng Chia just sent over some very cool photos that pay tribute to street artist Banksy. Chia shot strangers on Singapore's streets and then used the Blender app to combine Banksy's pieces with his subjects. Finally, he used the Cross… Continue
You've heard the old adage "a picture is worth a thousand words" but have you ever seen anything that took it so seriously? Alex and Matt of NovelPoster recently reached out to me to tell about their fantastic art project where they've taken full novels and turned them into…
For anyone who's experiencing a complicated relationship with their father, this series is for you. Created by Toronto, Canada-based artist Laurie Kang, My Father and I addresses issues most of us think about but don't necessarily discuss. Beautiful as it is tragic, it's a photo set that pulls you, asking you to face your own situation with honesty.
Met member and friend Jenni sent me a link to this cute love story that's on the website www.whiteguyhalfasiangirl.com. Right off the bat, you know that this couple has a great sense of humor. On their wedding site, Sarah and David put up this sweet story about their courtship. See below for the full shabang.…
"We have two Lilac Burmese kittens, the one in the picture is named Turbo!," he tells us. "In this shot I took my macro lens and followed Turbo into the garden, he loves exploring the environment, digging holes and hunting for crickets. The picture is of him stalking at a… Continue
Brothers and Sisters creative duo have teamed up with anonymous German street art collective Mentalgassi, to create art installations for Amnesty International. Called Making the Invisible Visible, the posters highlight the case of Troy Davis, a 42-year-old man who has been on death row for 19 years in the USA, despite serious doubts about his… Continue
What happens when you take classic children's fairy tales and make them original and current? Well, you might just get something as whimsical and magical as this. Model Katie Fogarty and photographer Benjamin Kanarek have come together for a surreal editorial, called Tale of the Unexpected, for the October 2010 issue of Harper's Bazaar Hong Kong. Stop and… Continue
Just how does a photographer capture pure, passionate moments? Just ask Michael Creagh. Working with fellow fashion photographer Rinze Van Brug and fashion stylist Keith S. Washington, they've created a beautiful series of kissing photos for Metropop Magazine.
Why kissing? Creagh explain, "It was exciting and a little unexpected. It is a fashion story, so… Continue
If there was a prize that could be given out to the most creative father, I'd hope that it was awarded to Jason Lee. A wedding photographer by day, he's used to capturing some of the most important moments in a couple's lives. As a longtime fan of Jason's photos on Flickr however, I think the real magic happens when he…
A wonderful piece of stop-motion animation by Ken Turner. It tells the story of a little boy who wants to be just like Tim Burton when he grows up. I love the lines, "He wanted to make movies like Burton had made because he related to the characters those actors had played. He enjoyed those movies that were so visual, about outsiders who seemed very odd and unusual."
It's incredible stories like this that make you realize what true love is. Using animation and the voiceovers of a very sweet couple, StoryCorps takes us on an amazing journey through their twenty-seven-year romance. Danny Perasa and his wife, Annie remember their life together from their first date to Danny’s final days with terminal cancer.
As StoryCrops says, "these remarkable Brooklynites personify the eloquence, grace, and poetry that can be found in the… Continue
The Gregor 2011 Scarf Calendar is made for people who are sick of technology and have a cat-like obsession with string. Simply fix the knitted calendar on your wall and tug the loose thread to watch the days disappear. The growing clump of yarn on the floor is a sentimental representation of the passing year, and a visual reminder that time is fleeting.…
If I had to put my money on it, I would bet that this video fetures the most brilliant invention you will see today...
Tan Le's astonishing new computer interface reads its user's brainwaves, making it possible to control virtual objects, and even physical electronics, with mere thoughts (and a little concentration). She demos the headset, and talks about its far-reaching… Continue
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