All Blog Posts Tagged 'beautiful' (46)

Lonely Planet's Stunning Photos of Our Beautiful World

As any traveler knows, Lonely Planet creates awesome travel guide books that inspire people to explore far-flung places all over the world. Who hasn't bought a Lonely Travel book before they took off on their vacation?

In their latest book, Lonely Planet's Beautiful World, they take us on a journey to the planet's most breathtaking places, showing us a collection of…


Added by alice on October 15, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Inside the Brand New Beautiful LEGO Book by Mike Doyle

We just received a beautiful gift from the kind people at No Starch Press. Beautiful LEGO is a brand new, full-color art book that shows what happens when some highly talented artists get a hold of plastic LEGO bricks. The author of the book, Mike Doyle, is an internationally acclaimed LEGO artist himself who's known for his…


Added by alice on October 4, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Achingly Beautiful Portraits by Greg Ponthus

20-year-old French photographer Greg Ponthus takes some of the most achingly beautiful portraits we have ever laid eyes on. He brings out a vulnerability in his subjects that could only be achieved when a photographer truly knows his subjects. As we found out, currently, Ponthus only shoots his friends and family or people he's close to. That's because, in his words, "I find it…


Added by alice on August 8, 2013 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Gorgeous Video Captures Everyday Life in Tasmania

Three young filmmakers from Melbourne, Australia heard about a man named Phipps who lived on a lake in central Tasmania. Phipps was a fly fisherman so the three set out to create a short film about the beauty of the serene sport. Once they met Phipps, however, that all changed.

As Drew Dunlop, one of the three filmmakers explained to us, "Phipps lives in a fisherman’s shack that…


Added by alice on May 11, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Gorgeous 3 in 1 Piet Mondrian Inspired Vase

Notice the classic design? This gorgeous vase was inspired by the work of Piet Mondrian, the Dutch artist who was an important contributor to the De Stijl art movement and is considered one of the founders of modern art. The painter believed in harmony and order by a reduction of the essentials to form and color. His Instantly recognizable abstract paintings were defined by straight lines,…


Added by alice on April 3, 2013 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Beautiful and Dramatic Thunderhead Clouds

After receiving a lot of great feedback from the post 12 Awe-Inspiring Photos of Lightning, we decided to follow it up by showcasing the stunning clouds that are associated with nature's light show. Called cumulonimbus or thunderheads, they're the most dramatic looking clouds with their tall and…


Added by alice on January 3, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Tamara Dean's Hauntingly Beautiful Photography

Sydney, Australia-based photographer Tamara Dean is a member of the Oculi, a photographic collective committed to capturing contemporary culture in Australia, sharing stories not often seen in mainstream media. Dean's photos have a heaviness and darkness about them because she's willing to dive deep - her themes have been about ritual, intimacy and decay.…


Added by alice on June 26, 2012 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

San Francisco's Secret Mosaic Staircase

If you've ever wanted to find a hidden art gem in San Francisco, head to 16th and Moraga to discover The 16th Avenue Tiled Steps. Not only will you be able to see some amazing views of the city, you'll get to appreciate a beautiful mosaic running up 163 steps. Inspired by the…


Added by alice on June 14, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Incredibly Beautiful Time-Lapses of San Francisco's Fog

Simon Christen, the photographer who took one of last week's Pic of the Days, just told us about a video he created called "The Unseen Sea." It's a series of time-lapse shots he took over a one year period around the San Francisco Bay Area that's been beautifully compiled…


Added by alice on February 6, 2012 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Beautiful Portraits of Today's A-List Actors

George Clooney

Photographer Gavin Bond recently shot these gorgeous black and white photos for Newsweek magazine's Oscar Roundtable. Taken in Smashbox Studios in West Hollywood, these minimalist portraits really bring out the different personalities of each actor. Love how he even captured the scene-stealing 9-year-old Jack Russell from The…


Added by alice on January 29, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Beautifully Dreamy Photography by Emma Hartvig

London-based photographer Emma Hartvig wrote to us to share her beautifully cinematic photos. We were absolutely delighted to see her stunning work that feels somewhere between a lovely dream and a romantic movie. The way this 22-year-old photographer brings out her models' raw emotions, in a natural and unforced way, makes her work feel wonderfully…


Added by alice on January 26, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Beautiful Hand Blown Glass Ornaments

If you believe that less is more, especially when it comes to Christmas decorations, then you'll enjoy these beautiful hand blown glass ornaments by Kiva Ford. With a passion for glass that began with a college degree in Scientific Glassblowing, Ford has perfected his precision and technique in manipulating glass. In these three instances, he's magically made a snowman, tree and candy…


Added by alice on November 23, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Diving into the Subconscious World

For the last three years, Neil Craver has been working on a symbolic underwater photography project that's as beautiful as it is haunting. Called OmniPhantasmic, it's meant to show the strong influences of unconscious elements affecting and driving people's lives. Decomposing forests represent broken memory connections and the horizontal line between the water and the sky show the… Continue

Added by alice on October 7, 2011 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments

Andreea Retinschi Photography (14pics)

I have been taking note of this particular photographer for quite a while, as I have mentioned in my older post, and I shall not contradict any longer. Let me present you, Andreea Retinschi from Bucharest, Romania; better known as… Continue

Added by Amy Wong on July 12, 2010 at 10:45pm — 2 Comments

What Makes Good Information Design?

What makes good information design? According to Information is Beautiful:

* Information needs to be interesting (meaningful & relevant) and have integrity (accuracy, consistency).

* Design needs to have form (beauty & structure) and function (it has to work and be easy to… Continue

Added by Eugene on May 6, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Artistic Wedding Photography (15 photos)

One of the greatest trends to come about in these modern times is artistic wedding photography. Rather than flip through countless photos of stiff people with fake smiles, couples are choosing to change it up. Whether they're utilizing personalized props or are posing in front of meaningful backgrounds, couples are giving us a rare glimpse into their lives. These…


Added by alice on January 6, 2010 at 12:00pm — 8 Comments

Capturing Beautiful Audrey Hepburn - Bob Willoughby

Though we often post on modern photographers, I thought I would take a look back this week at some photographers who broke new ground. The ones who took photography to daring new heights.

If you enjoy looking at Hollywood behind-the-scenes, where the director carefully directs his leading actress, where the actress lets out a hearty laugh or where the crew nervously awaits a cue, you have photographer Bob Willoughby to thank. Popular Photography called him "The man who virtually… Continue

Added by alice on January 4, 2010 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

An Island Retreat in Ibiza (2 pics)

What do you think of when you hear the word Ibiza? Crazy party scene? Yes, me too. Perhaps you don't imagine a tranquil and beautiful house to just relax in - like this one from Danish fashion designer Bjorn Bruun. Each summer he takes his wife, son and daughter to this holiday home. Set in the quiet northern…


Added by alice on December 17, 2009 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Beautiful Brazilian Bombshells in GQ UK Dec 09 (5 pics)

Supermodels Alessandra Ambrosio and Ana Beatriz Barros sizzle in this spread for GQ UK's December '09 issue. Photographed by Gavin Bond, you get not just one but two Braziian bombshells in swimsuits and lingerie. Lucky you.…


Added by alice on November 19, 2009 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

A Beautiful Revolution, An Amazing Story (12 total)

What do modern-day dreams and fairy-tales look like? Maybe for you it's leaving your 9-5 and doing something creative. It's getting out of your comfort zone and finding a new calling. Or maybe it's just asking the girl of your dreams out on a date. Simple to say, complicated to actually do, right?

Andre Jordan feels your pain. He's created doodles filled with… Continue

Added by alice on November 12, 2009 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

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