All Blog Posts Tagged 'photography' (1,243)

Incredible Photographs of a Bullet Piercing a Drop of Water

Dutch photographer Alexander Augusteijn captures beautiful collisions. His high-speed photographs freeze the exact moment when a bullet intersects with a single drop of water. This moving and instantaneous target isn’t an easy thing to document, and it requires his patience, correct timing, and a complex studio setup. The result, however, is absolutely stunning as we see a solitary…

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Added by Sara Barnes on April 23, 2014 at 8:41am — No Comments

Photographs Document Memorable Meals in Famous Fiction

The Great Gatsby



Famous fiction has yielded both delectable and disgusting meals. Designer and writer Dianah Fried prepares food that appears in some literary classics like To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee or Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. After assembling a dish like an avocado with crabmeat salad (from…

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Added by Sara Barnes on April 21, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

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 — 1 Comment

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

Spectacular Waves Captured by Fearless Photographer Kenji Croman

Kenji Croman is a Hawaii resident, body surfer, and former competitive swimmer whose thrill-seeking personality allows him to photograph unpredictable yet awe-inspiring waves. Despite some drawbacks with his profession, including broken bones and close encounters with sharks, the photographer says that he couldn’t see himself doing anything else. Croman’s passion is evident through these…

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Added by Sara Barnes on April 16, 2014 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Spectacular Aerial Photos Reveal Intricate Beauty of Our World

Flamingos in Rosolina, Italy



The best part about sitting in the window seat of an airplane is the view. As it makes its final descent, you have a breath-taking vantage point where everything appears miniaturized and almost unreal. Photographer and licensed pilot Alex MacLean has spent years “sticking his camera out the cockpit” of a small Cessna 182,…

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Added by Sara Barnes on April 15, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Senior Citizens Reveal What Tattoos Look Like on Aging Skin

With more and more of the general population getting tattooed, there’s always the thought of how body art will look as people age. This question is answered through photographs of senior citizens who’ve partially stripped down and show us how their tattoos are faring in their twilight years. Some of the ink quality is better than others, of course, but a lot of what we…

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Added by Sara Barnes on April 14, 2014 at 10:30am — 3 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

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

Adorable Hedgehog Humorously Disguised with Illustrated Masks

Marutaro is an adorable pygmy hedgehog with some serious Internet fame. The Japan-based celebrity has over 47,000 followers on Twitter, and more fans around the web. It’s not hard to see why - just look at that face! Marutaro enjoys getting his picture taken, and he is patient enough to pose with the silly, illustrated masks that his owners make for him. Sometimes he’s disguised with a…

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Added by Sara Barnes on April 9, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Endearing Photos of Heavy Metal Rockers Posing with Their Cats

With band names like Napalm Death, Morbid Angel, and Cattle Decapitation, you don’t think of metal musicians as warm and fuzzy people. But beneath the darkness is a softer side, and Alexandra Crockett reveals it in her new book, Metal Cats. The endearing photographs capture the extreme personalities of hardcore metal music as they pose with their…

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Added by Sara Barnes on April 8, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Quirky "Tiny Tattoos" Paired with Paralleled Landscapes

Photographer Austin Tott pairs the small with the grandiose in his series Tiny Tattoos. The delightful images feature hand-drawn body art that’s positioned against a background from which they visually reference. In one photograph, we see a wrist that is marked with quotes in front of several stacks of books. Another dangles an abundance of vintage keys on strings with a hand…

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Added by Sara Barnes on April 7, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

More Nearly Lost Street Photos by Photographer Vivian Maier



Vivian Maier was an amazing photographer whose talents went unrecognized during her lifetime. Back in 2011, a box filled with Maier's negatives was discovered at a local thrift auction house in Chicago. Since that time, the American street photographer has become quite the…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 5, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Stunning Photographs Showcase the Beauty of Black Dogs



The process of finding a shelter animal a permanent home is often difficult, and for black dogs it’s even harder. After photographer Fred Levy learned this, he began an endeavor to help these pups out. The Black Dog Project is a stunning photo series that captures…

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Added by Sara Barnes on April 3, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Incredible Photograph Captures 8 Hours of Plane Departures



Self-proclaimed aviation nerd Mike Kelley recently compiled the outdoor activity of the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in a single, amazing photograph. The architectural photographer spent nearly an entire day at the south complex of the airport capturing all of the takeoffs and some landings, then spent another eight hours using Photoshop to put everything together. It was…

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Added by Sara Barnes on April 2, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Quirky South Korean Cafe is Shaped Like a Rolleiflex Camera



There’s an unusual place in the world where you can drink coffee in a building that’s shaped like an enormous Rolleiflex camera. Located about six miles east of Seoul, South Korea, the Dreaming Camera Cafe is two-storey building that’s both a coffee shop and a miniature camera museum. The unique combination makes this place a must-visit if you’re a fan of photography and lattes.

This quirky…

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Added by Sara Barnes on April 1, 2014 at 10:11am — 1 Comment

Outstanding Entries in the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest



Take a moment and travel with us as we explore some of the most magnificent places in the world. It's already that time again, when photographers get to show off their skills by entering the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. This year, the grand prize…

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Added by alice on March 28, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Surreal Flowers Overtake a Room in "The Secret Garden"



"The grass is always greener on the other side." For a brand new photo called A Secret Garden, Lebanese photographer Lara Zankoul constructed a beautiful installation inside a blue room that consisted of a floor filled with flowers. She enlisted the help of two friends, one who would be her model, Nour Saliba, and the other, Faysal Fakhany, who would assist her in art direction.…

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Added by alice on March 27, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Imaginative Portraits of Kids Submerged Underwater by Alix Martinez



For years, Alix Martinez has shot portraits of children not on dry land but submerged under water. With the help of some highly creative kids, she comes up with fun and imaginative scenes of little ones playing almost every sport imaginable - like golf, football, and tennis. Most of these photos could even be categorized as fine art - like the one of the two dapperly dressed…

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Added by alice on March 25, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

More Revealing Portraits of Kids Around the World and Their Toys

Maudy, 3 - Kalulushi, Zambia

Almost exactly a year ago, we showed you an eye-opening series that featured kids around the world with their most prized possession, their toys. Photographer Gabriele Galimberti has now traveled three years and visited…

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Added by alice on March 24, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

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