Ever want to know how hats are actually made? You're in luck! Sara Grundy of Sorensen Grundy Milliners will let you in on the secret. After dark, in the millinery workroom, mini maintenance workers construct hats in the most clandestine way. Here she shows us, in pictures, what actually goes on when no one is looking.
This particular hat is called "Construction…Continue
If you thought Legos had no place in fine art or photography then you haven't seen these intriguing photos by Sao Paolo, Brazil-based Valentino Fialdini. For his latest exhibition, the photographer showed off a set of empty, bright and sometimes colorful rooms and corridors all made with Legos! With sun streaming through windows and shadows cast in just a certain way, it…Continue
If you're in Los Angeles from now till August 26, 2012, make sure to drop by the Getty Center to see a major exhibition of photographer Herb Ritts's work, called L.A. Style. The late Los Angeles-based photographer busted out into the scene in the 1980's with his distinctive style. His incredibly striking shots of celebrities, athletes and supermodels were…Continue
Photographer Sam Gellman took us on an eye-opening journey to North Korea to experience the incredible Mass Games and now he's sharing his beautiful photos of another country that's been in the news lately, Myanmar (formerly Burma).
"There's an innocence to Myanmar unlike…Continue
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It's hard to believe that it's been over a year since we've checked in on Hideaki Hamada and his two sweet sons, Haru and Mina. Just recently, a selection of Hamada's photos were part of a solo exhibition at the Sincewell…
How much does a person's looks change during his or her lifetime? Ojai, California-based photographer Betina La Plante is the one behind this arresting image of English actor Terence Stamp (Superman, Wanted, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace). By having him hold up an older picture of himself, La Plante provides an incredible juxtaposition.
By now we've all seen proud parents take some pretty amazing photographs of their babies or kids. Who could ever forget Jason Lee's unforgettable images of his daughters or Finland-based Adele Enersen's daydreaming…
How breathtaking are these? For the last 15 years, photographer Noel Myles has taken photos of the countryside in eastern England, in places like Suffolk and Wormingford, and then arranged them to create these stunning tree mosaics. I love how he has only certain parts of the tree in color, leaving the rest in a somber gray. Reminds me of…
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For his newest series “Animal Stars,” photographer Alexander von Reiswitz created nine dramatic portraits of animals that are used to being in front of the camera. Mostly taken in animal training school across Germany, the photos show "professional" animals, from a monkey to a bear, who have made their mark on television or on film.
Doesn't it feel like they have…Continue
Looking for the perfect gift to get your family member or friend? Has he or she recently take up photography as a hobby? If you answered "yes" to these two questions then do we have a list for you. Today, we've rounded up 10 gifts that you'll want to pick up for the ultimate photo enthusiast. From the kitschy to the chic, from the expensive to the cheap, we're sure that…
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Slacklining has exploded to becoming a worldwide trend especially with the recent Super Bowl half-time show where Andy Lewis, wearing a toga, performed about 30 seconds of crazy stunts on a…
Determined to figure out a way to show his large scale landscape photos on the web, photographer David Anthony Hall decided to do something different. With works that are up to 3 meters long or about 9 feet, he knew he had to think "outside-the-box," ultimately coming up with the idea of building the world's smallest gallery. By reducing the size of his works to a scale of 1:50…
Many of you saw yesterday's heart-wrenching photos of shelter dogs. In fact, just on Facebook and Twitter alone we received these comments:
@Jane Farrell: They are heartbreaking and beautiful. I also hope they spur viewers to action. Adopt a shelter animal!…
Last July, London, UK-based photographer Simon J. Byrne was lucky enough to photograph The Wave in Arizona, coming back with these stunning shots. The Wave is a sandstone rock formation near the Arizona and Utah border that's famous among photographers for its gorgeous rock formations. Located in the Paria Canyon-Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness, the renowned Wave is made of…
I came across Traer Scott's portraits of dogs living in American shelters and was immediately taken aback by the mix of emotions I felt. Look at these dogs' faces and you'll see what I mean. The Providence, Rhode Island-based photographer shoots up-close black and white portraits of shelter dogs, some of which found good homes while others were eventually…
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…
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This week, photographers in several countries including Scotland, England, Finland, Norway, and Canada saw their skies light up as the largest solar radiation storm in seven years created gorgeous auroras. A coronal mass ejection hit Earth's magnetic field, sparking a geomagnetic storm around the Arctic Circle. (Read more about it on…Continue
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…Continue
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