All Blog Posts Tagged 'photo' (3,149)

Beautiful Swirls of Paint in Water Form Stunning Portraits

South African artist Chris Slabber has created a spectacular new series called Destruction/Creation, which features images of gorgeous "sculptures" formed from paint swirling in water. While the colorful spirals of paint are already beautiful to look at, Slabber takes it one step further by using photo manipulation to form delicate figures in the billows of paint,…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on April 22, 2014 at 10:06am — No Comments

Spectacular Natural Phenomenon: Indonesian Volcano Emits Glowing Blue Liquid



Erupting volcanoes are a spectacular experience that very few people actually witness in person. The dangerous environments and amazing natural phenomenon is most preferably viewed from great distances. However, photographer Olivier Grunewald finds the up-close exploration of volcanoes to be…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 21, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Beautiful Portraits Hope to Change the Perception of Bully Breed Rescue Dogs

Started back in 2012, Not a Bully is a heartwarming project by photographer Douglas Sonders that aims to change the perception of rescue dogs that have been unfairly labeled as bullies. The term "bully breed" covers 14 popular dog breeds like Boxers, Rottweilers, and PIt Bulls. Essentially, they're dogs that people believe are inherently mean, aggressive or even…

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Added by alice on April 21, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Extraordinary Conceptual Portraits by Christine Muraton



French photographer Christine Muraton has an extraordinary talent for capturing hauntingly stunning photographs that convey intriguing stories. Inspired by literature, classical studies, philosophy, and psychology, the photographer creates highly atmospheric portraits that are often visually and conceptually ambiguous. Figures are blurred, obscured, or have their backs turned to the viewer,…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on April 21, 2014 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

The Lives of Bikers Documented in Powerfully Gritty Photos



French photographer Yan Morvan covered the lives of bikers and gang members across more than 40 years in a collection of powerfully gritty black and white photographs. The artist often risked his life by exposing himself to extreme situations and environments, and he dedicated much of his career to following the Hell's Angels, Skinheads, and even Guy Georges, a serial killer who ended up kidnapping…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 20, 2014 at 8:02am — No Comments

Fun and Imaginative Photos of a Toy Plane Soaring in the Sky

Macau-based web designer and developer Varun Thota (@vnthota) has an Instagram feed full of photos depicting dynamic metropolitan life, but his series My Toy Plane (#mytoyplane) takes his creative vision to new heights. The imaginative…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on April 20, 2014 at 8:01am — 2 Comments

Stunning Composite Image of the Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse



There's a good chance you've already seen this stunning image pop up on your newsfeed or dashboard at some point. With over 70,000 shares on Facebook and features on dozens of media outlets, Texas-based photographer Mike Mezeul II's shot of the recent blood moon lunar eclipse has officially gone viral. While many photographers went without sleep on April 15 in order to…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on April 19, 2014 at 7:23am — No Comments

Spectacular Macro Details Reveal the Intimate Life of Snails



These spectacular photographs reveal the amazingly tiny details of the life of snails. Using a macro approach, Ukrainian photographer Vyacheslav Mishchenko gets up close and personal to capture a variety of miniature landscapes as the little creatures go about their daily lives. With great patience and a steady hand, the artist obtains crisp, sharp details that seem unbelievable when…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 18, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Underground Cave Expeditions Reveal a Whole New World



British photographer Robbie Shone takes viewers on great adventures through his travels and explorations into the depths of dark caves. With a love of the outdoors, Shone learned early on that he enjoyed the challenge of photographing within the darkness of these magical caverns. During his underground expeditions, he finds creative ways to illuminate the normally pitch black…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 18, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Incredible Trail of 1,000 Freshly Cut Flowers in Kirsty Mitchell's Latest Wonderland Scene

Photographer Kirsty Mitchell has just released the latest photo in her Wonderland series. Now, just four photos away from completing the whole series of 78 images, Kirsty pulled out all the stops, creating an enchanting trail of 1,000 flowers that were all freshly cut from the forest. Everything about this image is 100% real (as in, no Photoshop),…

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Added by alice on April 17, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Famous Album Covers Pasted into Exact Locations in Google Street View

The Guardian's Google Street View specialist Halley Docherty (aka Redditor shystone) has released an incredible new series of…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on April 17, 2014 at 9:23am — 1 Comment

Unique Photos of Monumental Statues and Their Landscapes



French photographer Fabrice Fouillet photographs colossal statues around the world in his intriguing new series Colosses. Traveling to locations such as Russia, China, Japan, Ukraine, and Senegal, the photographer captures images of the monuments from a distance, shrinking the stone…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on April 17, 2014 at 8:25am — No Comments

Hard-Working Cleaners in their Beautiful Artistic Sanctuaries



When the lights go off and the crowds disperse, a public building doesn't just clean itself. In his series, entitled Melbourne Cleaners, Australian photographer Greg Briggs recognizes the hard work that goes into maintaining the illusion of an always-clean gallery, art museum, movie theater, or ornate church. The beautifully meditative series is a study both on human behavior as…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 16, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Fascinating Photographic Study of the Oldest Living Things in the World



In 2004, Brooklyn-based artist Rachel Sussman embarked on the photographic quest of a lifetime: to document the oldest living things in the world. Now, a decade later, Sussman is still going strong, her journey having taken her to some of the harshest and most remote landscapes, from the Mojave Desert to Antarctica to the Australian Outback. Driven by relentless…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on April 16, 2014 at 7:14am — No Comments

Dad Uses Photoshop to Recreate Album Covers with His Sons



Lance Underwood has undoubtedly cemented his status as a "cool dad" thanks to his fantastic recreations of music album covers featuring his two sons, Taj and Amar. On the Tumblr QT Albums, Underwood posts album covers that he's photoshopped his sons into, assembling a fun collection that shows off his creativity, sense of humor, and…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on April 15, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Sweet Relationship Between a Farmer and His Pigs

Over the course of ten years, Kagawa-based photographer Toshiteru Yamaji captured the special bond between Japanese pig farmer Otchan and his 1,200 pigs. As you can tell by these photos, he cared for each individual pig in a loving and caring way. In Yamaji's book Pigs and Papa, watch as the cigarette smoking, beer drinking man becomes like their proud papa as he reads…

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Added by alice on April 14, 2014 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Arist Projects Historical Scenes on Modern Korean Landscapes



In his photo series Historic Present, Seoul-based artist Sungseok Ahn projects an image of the past on a screen placed in front of the same present-day location, overlapping past and present, history and modernity, and space and time. Through these images, we can track how much historical sites have changed. Ancient structures are replaced with sleek facades made of glass and steel;…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on April 14, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Eye-Opening Photos Juxtapose Images of Present-Day and WWI-Era Europe



This year marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, the conflict that not only reshaped Europe, but also fundamentally transformed the world and international power structures. Over 16 million soldiers and civilians were killed and more than 20 million wounded, making WWI one of the deadliest conflicts in history. To commemorate the war's centennial, Scottish photographer Peter…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on April 11, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

13-Year-Old Girl Symbolizes Future of Mongolian Tradition



24-year-old photographer Asher Svidensky recently traveled to west Mongolia with the intention of documenting the lives of traditional Kazakh eagle hunters, people who tame eagles for the purpose of hunting smaller animals. As an artist, Svidensky wanted to preserve the tradition that is passed from generation to generation of men, but found that along his journey, there was much…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 11, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Touching Series, Featuring a Grandfather with Alzheimer's, Shows a Family's True Love



Life with Pito is an incredibly moving series by photographer and daughter-in-law Ginger Unzueta. Back in 2007, when her husband was deployed in Iraq, he made a satellite phone call to his family. It was then that one of his brothers informed him of the tragic news - their father had been diagnosed with… Continue

Added by alice on April 11, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

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