If you love charming animal photography, you probably have already heard of Sharon Montrose. Known for her quintessential unique style that captures the simple essence of animals, the photographer has a beautiful style that's unmistakable. All of her photographs are of real, live animals who are shot either in her studio or where they live. Using the magic of Photoshop, she then just places… Continue
Added by alice on November 2, 2011 at 9:21am —
"A great photo is one that gives the viewer this instant, gut feeling, of what is going on," said Jakob Calson, POYi World Understanding Award winner. Continue
There is a power that photojournalism possesses. Capturing real moments in time, photojournalism tells a story but maintains the facts. It creates an instant connection between all of those who view the photos in ways that other mediums can't. (To see what we mean, watch the…
Added by alice on May 23, 2011 at 9:30am —
Guess what you're looking at? Ok, so the title gave it away. This is the single most valuable piece of American comic art ever to sell. The original art from Page 10, issue #3 of Frank Miller and Klaus Janson’s Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
(DC, 1986) was recently brought for $448,125 as part of Heritage Auctions’ May 5 Vintage Comics and Comic Art Auction.
“Frank Miller's… Continue
Added by alice on May 9, 2011 at 10:30am —
Sipho Mabona is a professional origami artist based in Lucerne, Switzerland who was born with a natural gift. At the young age of five, he folded his first paper airplane. In 2000, after having folded planes for fifteen years, destiny called. Mabona ran out of paper airplane designs so he turned to origami in hopes that it would inspire him to come up with something more original.…
Added by alice on April 26, 2011 at 9:30am —
Tear-off advertising has been around forever. In its most basic form, all it takes is a pen and some paper. Even with the vast amount of technology in the world, these ads can still be really effective. We… Continue
Added by Eugene on March 15, 2011 at 12:00pm —
He made us feel like a city was a living, breathing being with his Urban Zoom
series and now I'm convinced that Jakob Wagner knows of more magical places with his Fresh Snow
was taken on a cold, February winter day in Duesseldorf, Germany from… Continue
Added by alice on January 16, 2011 at 12:30pm —
Right around Christmas, I received a surprising message from a member on My Modern Met. It said this, "Seeing that this site has easily turned into my favorite place on the internet, I'd like to donate a copy of the Creative Suite 5 Web Premium for the holidays." I was flabbergasted! With a retail value of $1,799, I thought, how could this be?…
Added by alice on January 7, 2011 at 4:00pm —
To wrap up 2010, we've put together our list of the 10 most popular posts on My Modern Met this year. We had over 9 million unique visitors to our site who came in to see some of the most incredibly creative art, design and photography on the internet. A big thanks to photographers like Jason Lee and Sacha Goldberger for not only sharing their creative photos with us but for inspiring us with… Continue
Added by alice on December 29, 2010 at 4:30pm —
New Zealand-based photographer and designer Andrew Smith of Cuba Gallery recently took a trip to Europe and came back with some exquisite shots. Using his Nikon D3 camera, Smith carefully composes his photos and then uses Adobe Lightroom 3 in post-production to take them to the next level. His photos throughout Italy are quite amazing in that they're able to transport… Continue
Added by alice on November 2, 2010 at 3:00pm —
With a Starbucks on virtually ever street corner these days, just how does a small coffee shop stand out from the crowd? Well, if you're D'Espresso, you hire nemaworkshop, a team of architects and designers, to create the most mind-bending cafe in New York!
The client approached nemaworkshop with their first espresso bar location and the ambition to build… Continue
Added by alice on October 6, 2010 at 7:30am —
(Note: Reposting with interview added.) When we first laid eyes on Yum Yum's hilarious vinyl toys, we couldn't stop laughing. With cool characters that range from a kick-ass, karate-wielding granny to an action hero with a fondness for chickens, they all make you want to stop and come up with your own crazy story behind them.
We were able to catch up with the… Continue
Added by alice on September 26, 2010 at 8:30am —
Most of us are used to seeing boring Twitpics uploaded by our friends. These images by Douglas H. Wheelock, aka Astro_Wheels, are nothing like that. In fact, while aboard the International Space Station, the NASA astronaut has arguably taken the most incredible Twitpics to date.
Regarding the uploaded photo above, he tweets: "Out over the central Atlantic,… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 10, 2010 at 2:30pm —
I wanted to stop and thank you all for coming into My Modern Met in August, all 1.4 million of you! You came in droves looking for creative inspiration and we hope you found it. To wrap up the blockbuster month, our biggest yet, here are My Modern Met's top ten posts you visited the most.
(You can click on each post's corresponding picture to dive a little… Continue
Added by alice on September 2, 2010 at 3:30pm —
After watching the Henry Jun Wah Lee's incredible timelapse of the Perseid meteor shower
, I was inspired to find the best timelapse videos on the internet. A cinematography technique where each film frame is captured at a rate much slower than it will be played back, timelapse makes us feel… Continue
Added by alice on August 26, 2010 at 9:00am —
It's been over five years since the Gulf Coast was hit with Hurricane Katrina but after seeing these photos, the haunting feelings still remain. Ogden Museum in New Orleans is now displaying 53 of the most memorable photos from the days and weeks following the storm in their new exhibit, Telling Their Stories: The Lingering Legacy of the Hurricane Katrina… Continue
Added by alice on August 24, 2010 at 12:00pm —
While Huffington Post hilariously celebrates fathers with their special edition of Awkward Family Photos and National Geographic cleverly shows us their idea of…
Added by alice on June 19, 2010 at 11:30am —
Leave it to GOOD Magazine to shock us with the truth. In fact, did you know that in 2009 alone, U.S. doctors wrote more psychiatric prescriptions than there are people in this country? Check out how many and what kind of prescribed meds were downed last year in this eye-opening infograph.…
Added by alice on May 16, 2010 at 5:30am —
After searching long and hard, we present to you the most amazing mind-bending photos of the web. Be forewarned, if you stare at these images for too long, you may feel yourself getting pulled into the frame, resulting in dizziness, and the explosion of your brain.
Added by Eugene on January 13, 2010 at 1:00pm —
Have children's clothes always been this cute? Not only are these striped skirts and gray cardigans absolutely adorable, I love the whimsical nature of this photo shoot. Dressed in MarMar Copenhagen by designer Marlene Anine Holmboe, these kids show off some serious style.…
Added by alice on December 17, 2009 at 10:00am —
With a completely wired transportation system and amazing wi-fi coverage, South Korea's capital is the most connected city in the world. TIME
is on the scene.
Seoul is the World's… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 14, 2009 at 9:30am —