Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'photos' (478)

10 More Fascinating Photos That Look Like Paintings

In just one week, thousands of you shared this post, 10 Fascinating Photos That Look Unbelievably Like Paintings. That's why we decided to look back into our archives as well as scour the web, looking for more paintings that look uncannily like photos. Whether these…


Added by alice on September 19, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

10 Fascinating Photos That Look Unbelievably Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these…


Added by alice on September 12, 2013 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Creative Diptychs Made From Two Facebook Friends

Though Silvia Sala and Freddy Viera are each young, creative photographers in their own right, bring them together to watch magic happen. Thanks to a Facebook photography group, they quickly became friends and soon learned that they were from the same city, Bergamo in Lombardy, Italy. Silvia lived in Venice for her studies, however. Once a month, she decided she would return…


Added by alice on July 15, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Crystal Clear Snowflake Photos by Don Komarechka

While we've often heard the saying, “No two snowflakes are alike,” we could never fully appreciate that statement, or visualize it, until now.

While many photographers will try and capture the natural beauty of a snowflake by using a macro lens, not many are able to show it with crystal clear precision like Don Komarechka. The Ontario, Canada-based photographer uses macro equipment…


Added by alice on April 8, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Perfectly Timed Photos Make Us Appreciate Common Animals

2nd Place Winner: Licking Fox

Winners of The Mammal Society's Photographer of the Year competition were just announced and they include photographers who took some incredibly amazing shots of ordinary animals captured at perfectly timed moments. There were 370 total submissions and out of those a photo of a brown rat, shot by…


Added by alice on March 6, 2013 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Most Adorable Photos of Kids

Though not much is known about Glazastik Finch, the 28-year-old photographer behind these adorable photos of children, her unique style speaks for itself. Whether they're intensely looking through a book (next to a jar of milk) or innocently stealing a kiss, these young ones have a way of making childhood feel sweet again. Even the most cold-hearted curmudgeon…


Added by alice on October 26, 2012 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

SnapBox Turns Smartphone Photos into Framed Canvases

If you're like me, you've taken hundreds (if not thousands) of photos on your iPhone (or other smartphone) and, one day, when you find some time, you vow to print them out and put them in a nice frame. That was 2010. Now it's been a few years and you still haven't gotten around to it. (What can we say? We're busy people!)



Added by alice on October 17, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Exclusive Interview: Photographer of World's Cutest Kitten

Remember Daisy? Silly question, right? How could you forget her! It was just yesterday that we introduced you to, who we named, the cutest little kitten in the world. If you were like us, you weren't satisfied with just those pictures, you were left wanting to learn more.…


Added by alice on September 21, 2012 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Rarely Seen Photos from September 11th

Today, as we reflect on the tragic events that took place 11 years ago, we wanted to share photos and stories you may have never seen or heard before. A visitor of My Modern Met, Jeremiah Warren, sent us this message along with a link to his post. "I curated a…


Added by alice on September 11, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Four Sisters Adorably Recreate Their Childhood Photos

While we've seen this trend of bringing together the past and the present before (see Young Me Now Me, Back from the Future and even…


Added by alice on August 9, 2012 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

TIME Magazine's Shocking Breastfeeding Photos

By now you've probably seen the shocking and controversial TIME magazine cover of Los Angeles-based mother Jamie Lynne Grumet breasfeeding her son, who turns four next month. Magazine expert Samir Husni called the cover "a…


Added by alice on May 11, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Beautiful Bird's Eye View Photography

Red Car with Five Flowering Trees

Klaus Leidorf takes aerial photography to "scary" new heights. Ask him how he gets his stunning shots and he'll tell you that he's a pilot of a Cessna 172 and that he takes pictures and steers at the same time. How? "The plane can be steered by my feet and then I open the window to photograph," he says. Using his DSLR cameras…


Added by alice on December 29, 2011 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Strikingly Beautiful Photos of Kenya

Last we heard from photographer Diego Arroyo, he was traveling throughout Southeast Asia, capturing heartwarmingly beautiful portraits of strangers all across the land. On a recent trip to Kenya, Arroyo again wanted to portray the beauty of the country and its people, but this… Continue

Added by alice on November 15, 2011 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

National Geographic's Visions of Earth

Who doesn't love seeing spectacular shots of our earth? Our partners over at National Geographic just sent word about their latest new book that's filled with eye-popping imagery. Inspired by its magazine’s feature by the same name, Visions of Earth: Beauty, Majesty and Wonder collects some of the best photos taken by the National Geographic Society’s famed… Continue

Added by alice on November 10, 2011 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Magnificent Mountain Reflections

Banff National Park, Canada

Within this past week alone, we've taken you to some strange and surreal places. From vertigo-inducing platforms to where the… Continue

Added by alice on July 20, 2011 at 5:30pm — 5 Comments

Behind-the-Scenes of Tonight's Glee Finale

As a top on-set photographer, David Strick gets to go behind-the-scenes of some of the biggest TV shows and movies of all time. His job is to capture what we don't see on screen, not just those moments when the lead actor converses with the director, but, in more general terms, what he calls the… Continue

Added by alice on May 24, 2011 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

A Photographer Makes a French Film

Cape Town-based professional photographer Andrew Brauteseth just recently released a short film called The Rose. Before you watch this enchanting video (below), read about how it all came together, in his words. It will give you some insight into the challenges modern-day photographers are currently facing.

"Photography and Motion Picture (films) have a close but tense… Continue

Added by alice on May 3, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Inside Glacier Caves (17 photos)

Working with an expedition cruise company that sails to the world's most remote places like Alaska and the Arctic, Eric Guth is constantly surrounded by large bodies of ice. In fact, he gets to experience, first-hand, places like Antarctica like most of us have never done before. "The landscape and icebergs of Antarctica have captured my senses the most. Antarctica, being so remote and raw and… Continue

Added by alice on March 7, 2011 at 9:30am — 8 Comments

Uncovering Beauty by Hugh Lippe (14 photos)

Hugh Lippe is a Texas-born photographer who currently lives and works in New York City. His most recent solo show, which was at Rare Gallery in New York, was called “The Dirt Under My Nails.”

What I enjoy most about his photos is that he has a way of capturing a person's raw and natural beauty. It's like he can strip a person down to their most vulnerable state, revealing a side to them… Continue

Added by alice on January 26, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Enchanted by Asia (20 photos)

Like Stephen Alvarez or Steve McCurry, Michael Yamashita is one of those National Geographic photographers who has a job most of us would envy. For the past 30 years he's been traveling the world on behalf… Continue

Added by alice on January 21, 2011 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

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