Mother and professional photographer Kate T. Parker invites us to relive the magical moments in our childhood through these heartwarming photos of her two daughters, Ella (8) and Alice (5). Taking inspiration from artist Norman Rockwell and his idyllic images of American Life, the Atlanta, Georgia-based photographer shoots her two young girls and their friends…Continue
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Graphic designer Javier Pérez produces playful photographs by blending everyday objects with simple line drawings. His ongoing series, Instagram Experiments, is a whimsical collection that gives life and personality to small scraps, random office supplies, and ordinary foods. His cheerful…
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What is love and how do you portray such a beautiful yet abstract feeling? Last month, National Geographic asked its readers to submit photos on how they see love through their photo community Your Shot. Called Love Snap, the project brought out many different interpretations…
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Australian artist and photographer Alexia Sinclair has a dazzling imagination that comes to life through her work. She recently developed this magical journey, entitled A Frozen Tale, filled with traces of history set inside an untouched 17th-century castle.
When the Royal…Continue
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The stunning Nasir al-mulk Mosque hides a gorgeous secret between the walls of its fairly traditional exterior: stepping inside is like walking into a kaleidoscope of colors. Every day, the rays of the early morning sun shine through colorful stained-glass windows, transforming the halls into a dazzling wonderland of rich hues, patterns, and light that play on the floor of the mosque.
I love this photo competition! The winners of the Sony World Photography Awards Open, Youth and National Award competitions were just announced. After receiving over 70,000 entries from around the world, the World Photography Organization or WPO chose ten photographers as this year's Open winners. These individuals are not…
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With the rise of cellphones and the popularity of apps like Instagram, photography has become a hobby many people have embraced. What makes an amazing photographer,…Continue
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Although this may look like a simple image of a parrot perched on a tree stump, believe it or not, it's actually a photograph of a woman whose entire body has been perfectly painted to resemble the tropical bird. This is the work of fine art body painter Johannes Stoetter,…Continue
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Hip-hop dancer Kapstand gives us a tour of Paris while "freezing," or balancing on one hand. The b-boy technique involves stopping the body while in motion and then balancing very still. He started the project just seven months ago when he moved from north-east France to Paris. Upon his arrival, he wanted to visit all the famous landmarks of…Continue
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From the day her daughter was born, Rebecca Leimbach has photographed the beautiful and budding relationship between the little girl and her English Bulldog. After suffering through years of infertility, Rebecca and her husband were blessed with their daughter Harper. After Harper was born, they tried to have more children but even IVF treatments proved unsuccessful. Feeling an…
Storyboard artist and self-described "scribbler" Marty Cooper (aka Hombre_McSteez) makes hilarious cartoons come to life in this creative project that he calls his "doodle-ramblings." Using just a transparency film, white-out, and a Sharpie, the artist makes up each piece on the spot, first drawing the cartoon and then holding it up and photographing it interacting with the scene…Continue
Added by Jenny Zhang on March 17, 2014 at 8:09am — No Comments
Warm golden light, sweet smiles, endless country roads, and pure adorableness are words that come to mind when looking at Jake Olson's photographs of young children. The Blair, Nebaska-based photographer, who owns his own photography business called Jake Olson Studios, takes portraits that can best be described as "aww"-worthy in their depiction of the warmth and joy that kids radiate.
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Photographer Nicolas Bruno has been haunted by episodes of sleep paralysis since he was 15-years-old. To understand his trauma, imagine waking up but being unable to move. While your mind is caught between sleeping and waking, you are confronted with terrifying visions such as an intruder in the room but are unable to react or even call out in fear.
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According to artist Liv Buranday, aka @livscreams, coffee is for much more than just drinking! As the Philippines-based nursing student watched her father one morning, she was inspired by his love for coffee and she began experimenting with the grounds as a medium for her artwork. She says, "I’ve always known him to…Continue
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We have officially found the cutest pair of yoga partners ever. Yoga instructor Laura Kasperzak (@laurasykora on Instagram) frequently shares pictures of herself pulling off impressive yoga moves with her very young daughter. Often wearing matching outfits, the cute mother-daughter duo are seen bending, twisting, and…Continue
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For all you cynics out there who don't believe in everlasting love, you must check out this series called Love Ever After by Lauren Fleishman. The New York-based photographer captures beautifully intimate moments between New York City couples that have been together over 50 years. She accompanies each image with a sweet short story, like one you'd imagine hearing during the classic romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally.
For the photo above, for example, husband Moses…Continue
Jeremy Jackson's (aka TackyShack's) light paintings are a breathtaking display of colorful lights that illuminate the night with a sense of wild energy. Jackson's love for unexplored ideas, creative long exposure techniques, a bit of experimentation, and the potential for countless creations keeps him motivated to constantly produce these lively photographs. The magical creations are made completely in camera using…
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Photographer Randy Scott Slavin creates spherical panoramas that spin the world in all directions. We loved his earlier work and now he is back with more incredibly distorted worlds, entitled Alternative Perspectives 2. Through digital manipulation,…
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Australian visual artist Catherine Nelson, known for creating otherworldly floating globes, has embarked on a new creative journey in her series Expedition, which depicts surreal scenes of nature. These five pieces, which took nearly ten…Continue
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Could there be anything more dreamy than this? I spent a good part of this morning looking through surreal photos of hot air balloons soaring over Cappadocia. A historical region in Central Anatolia in Turkey, Cappadocia is known for its unusual, moon-like landscape. It's a mixture of naturally formed hills, deep canyons, valleys, and conical rock…
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