All Blog Posts Tagged 'photography' (1,239)

6 Amazing Photographers Who Look at the World from a Unique Perspective



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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,…

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Added by alice on March 18, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

A Young Girl Who's Best Friends with an English Bulldog



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…

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Added by alice on March 17, 2014 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

Curious Cheetah Cub Greets Safari-Goers on Serengeti

What would happen if you found yourself face-to-face with a cheetah? Bobby-Jo Clow encountered this exact dilemma when a cub began walking towards her Landrover while on safari at the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. Instead of panicking, the photographer, who happens to double as the Tanzania Zoo's elephant keeper, embraced the moment. She kept calm as the young…

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Added by Sara Barnes on March 17, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Photographer's Sleep Paralysis Inspires Dark and Surreal Images

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.

Finding…

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Added by Noel Kat on March 16, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Touching Portraits of Couples Who've Been Together Over 50 Years

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…

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Added by alice on March 14, 2014 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Soar Over Surreal Turkey in a Hot Air Balloon



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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Added by alice on March 12, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Surreal Photographs Imagine Buildings as Only Their Facades



In his ongoing series Facades, photographer Zacharie Gaudrillot-Roy imagines what buildings would look with just their face. These surreal, digitally manipulated images dissect the front doors, windows, and balconies from the rest of their structure and show homes and businesses as having brick-thin widths. You'd think that the sheer disparity in weight and proportions would make…

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Added by Sara Barnes on March 12, 2014 at 9:31am — 1 Comment

Abandoned Movie Theater Sits in Middle of the Sinai Desert



Did you know there’s an End of the World Cinema? That's how photographer Kaupo Kikkas coined it as he captured this odd and seemingly random set of theater seats in middle of the Sinai desert, whose backstory is even more strange. According to Kikkas, about 13 years ago, a Parisian Frenchman found himself in Egypt wanting to watch a movie with his friends, and had the idea…

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Added by Sara Barnes on March 11, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

NASA's Breathtaking Images of Space



The NASA Goddard Space Flight Center recently posted a spectacular set of images on Flickr entitled 'Gravity' in reference to the award-winning, blockbuster film Gravity known for its beautiful cinematography and imagery of space. NASA Goddard's images, however, are even more extraordinary because…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on March 8, 2014 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Native Dogs Represented as World Cup Soccer Players

With their love of chasing balls and running in packs, dogs would no doubt love to participate in the 2014 World Cup. Animal photography website Life on White imagined what they’d look like if they suited up, and placed different breeds’ heads onto team jerseys. Each pairing of dog and uniform corresponds to the canine’s country of origin, like the Shiba Inu in Japan or the…

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Added by Sara Barnes on March 6, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Surreal Portraits Reveal What Photographer Sees in Friends

Alvarejo, Illustrator

In Jon Jacobsen’s series, People I Know, the self-taught photographer uses costumes, props, and visual effects to produce surreal portraits of his friends and the people he admires. Each image represents the subject based on how the photographer views them. They feature elements like a shattered plate that doubles as a…

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Added by Sara Barnes on March 4, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Stunning Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair's Oscar Party

Lupita Nyong'o

Did you catch last night's Oscars? If not, here's a quick recap. Jareto Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two eloquent and moving acceptance speeches, Ellen (or rather Bradley Cooper) took a celebrity-filled selfie that broke Twitter, and Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win..again. Of course, the real excitement of the night wasn't at the actual award…

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Added by alice on March 3, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

A Beautifully Honest Photo Series on Fatherhood



In January, photographer Phillip Toledano released a new photo book called The Reluctant Father, which follows Toledano's honest journey through the beginning stages of fatherhood. At the age of 40, Toledano was thrown into the role, one that he didn't necessarily plan or desire to be in. His daughter Loulou,…

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Added by alice on February 28, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Annie Leibovitz's Stunningly Stylized Hollywood Portraits

Lady Gaga

Sure it will cost you $2,500 but this gigantic book that's over two and a half feet tall and weighs an astounding 57 pounds isn't any ordinary book. Portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz draws from over 40 years of work to create this limited edition tome, joining only Helmut Newton and David LaChapelle in making a SUMO-sized book for publisher Taschen. The…

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Added by alice on February 28, 2014 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Streaking Light Pillars Illuminate the Night Sky

Peterborough, Ontario

"One benefit of being a night owl and staying up late is I capture moments that other 'normal' sleeping people miss." - Jay Callaghan

The natural phenomenon known as light pillars are making headlines once again due to one photographer's incredible capture of them one recent cold and late winter…

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Added by alice on February 27, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Elliott Erwitt Shares 12 Priceless Street Photography Tips



“Photography is an art of observation – it’s about creating something extraordinary out of the ordinary. You choose a frame and then wait until the right time for something magical to come along and fill it. " - Elliott Erwitt

Photographer Elliott Erwitt was recently commissioned by luxury single malt brand, The Macallan, to capture the spirit of Scotland in the…

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Added by alice on February 27, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Well-Camouflaged Soldiers Make Themselves Hard to Find

While Simon Menner’s series Camouflage Extended might appear as friendly photos of the German Alps, there’s actually a hidden sniper every picture. Menner worked closely with the German Army to produce these incredible images that highlight the art of camouflage. Wearing special clothing designed with specific patterns, the soldiers concealed themselves to…

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Added by Sara Barnes on February 27, 2014 at 8:53am — No Comments

Provocative Black and White Photography by Peter Lindbergh

On February 27, the Fahey/Klein Gallery in Los Angeles is putting on an exciting new exhibition that shows the provocative photography of Peter Lindbergh. The German fashion photographer, who's best known for his iconic images of supermodels, like those he shot for fashion magazine Vogue, has an unmistakable style. His deeply saturated black and white photographs…

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Added by alice on February 23, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Historic London Paintings Layered Atop Contemporary Photos



Redditer shystone remixes old and new London for us in a delightful mash-up that pairs historic paintings of the city with its modern counterpart. A resident of London, they took their love of art and knowledge of the metropolis and found the locations that the 18th and 19th century works depict. Shystone then layered the paintings on top of the contemporary photographs, and often, the two matched…

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Added by Sara Barnes on February 21, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Walk on Frozen Lake Superior to Visit Rare Ice Caves

While this year's bitter winter has created its share of problems, Mother Nature has provided a beautiful and rare treat for those living in the upper Midwest. For the first time in five years, people can visit the mainland sea caves of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore by walking on a frozen Lake Superior. The lake's ice is thick and stable enough so that visitors can trek…

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Added by alice on February 19, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

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