What is it about falling snow that takes a normal picture and turns it into a magical movie-like scene? It's that perfect moment frozen in time.
"The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found?" ~J.B.… Continue
Added by alice on December 6, 2009 at 5:30pm —
As we've said before, Peruvian photographer Mario Testino must have the best job in the world. As one of the most sought-after celebrity and fashion photographers, Testino has photographed everyone from Princess Diana and Madonna to Angelina and Gwyneth.
What makes him different? There's an intimate feel to each of his photos. He effortlessly captures a…
Added by alice on December 3, 2009 at 9:00am —
Some beautiful landscape shots by 55-year old amateur photographer Dr. Vaggelis Fragiadakis, a mathematician who currently lives in Berkeley, California. He frequently travels the world and allocates a fair amount of time and passion to two of his dearest hobbies: music and photography. Vaggelis is actively engaged in helping the homeless and is supporting education… Continue
Added by Eugene on April 9, 2009 at 10:53am —
It's pretty amazing how much talent some people have with just a pencil and paper. These beautiful celebrity sketches come to us from a 35 year old Polish artist that goes by krzysztof20d
Added by Eugene on April 8, 2009 at 9:30am —
By painting exotic yet strangely familiar environments, Australian artist Melissa Haslam offers an escape to a romanticized, whimsical and yet slightly dark interpretation of the world. With an emphasis on narrative theme, her paintings are populated by beautiful, forlorn and mischievous women in fairytale-like scenarios. Combining intricate plant life and figures in often… Continue
Added by Eugene on April 7, 2009 at 2:00pm —
Reflections can create brilliant natural effects in photography. It's especially awesome when the reflective water is really still and the mirrored optical illusion is really crisp. Collected here are some magnificent reflections of architecture and landscapes.…
Added by Eugene on March 5, 2009 at 6:00am —
In many parts of the world, winter is associated with snowfall. As brightly reflective snow covers the earth, it creates a magnificent effect, and seemingly intensifies the beauty of its surroundings. Here are some spectacular photos displaying one of the most gorgeous seasons of the year.…
Added by Eugene on January 19, 2009 at 8:00am —
As some of you probably know by my previous posts, I'm fascinated by trees. There's something really soothing and calming about them to me. Here is a a selection of 12 beautiful infrared trees. Some of these images have undergone heavy post-processing, and all of these examples display the names of the photographers, along with links to their websites.
Added by Eugene on January 14, 2009 at 8:40am —
There's nothing more romantic than watching a beautiful sunset with that special someone. It's such a poetic way to the end of a day. In a world often too busy to enjoy it in person, here are some beautiful sunsets from around the world.…
Added by Eugene on December 18, 2008 at 10:30am —
This must be what heaven looks like. These gorgeous pictures make me want to escape the city in search of hidden paradise. I love how each photo captures a separate landscape which beautifies the sky in its own special way.…
Added by Eugene on December 16, 2008 at 11:30pm —
When I visited Europe many years ago, I was blown away by the remarkable beauty of their cathedrals. The outside of the churches were so meticulously detailed, while the paintings and sculptures made the inside seem like heaven. Below are some HDR enhanced photos by one of my favorite photographers, Trey Ratcliff.
Outside of… Continue
Added by Eugene on December 4, 2008 at 4:00pm —
I guess it pays to have a nice butt. On November 12, 2008, Sloggi, one of the world's leading underwear brands, hosted the finale of its second global model contest "Show me your Sloggi" in Paris, France. A jury chose two winners among 45 finalists from 26 countries. The winners were 20 year old Melanie Nunes Fronckowiak of Brazil, and 27 year old Saiba Bombote of… Continue
Added by Eugene on November 17, 2008 at 7:30pm —
Created by the Austrian architecture firm Coop Himmelbau, this beautiful structure is the
the Pusan Cinema Centre. Recently opened on October 2nd, the cinema centre has a 4,000 seat outdoor cinema while the inside of the structure will house studios, offices and convention space for the Pusan Film Festival. There will also be 4 screens inside which when the… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 5, 2008 at 8:00pm —
Fight For Tomorrow
The work below from David Choe is a mix between oil paintings, mixed media, and wall murals. I really like the way his images are beautiful and complex, yet eerie. Thanks to Albert
for the recommendation!
Per Wiki: "David Choe is of… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 23, 2008 at 9:30am —
There's something very Ansel Adams-ish about Nilgun Kara's photography. Her landscape photography is simple yet incredibly beautiful. You can check out her full portfolio on her deviantart page
Added by Eugene on September 16, 2008 at 1:30pm —
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photos of Namibia!
Added by Eugene on August 3, 2008 at 10:00am —