All Blog Posts Tagged 'space' (32)

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…


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

Miniature Galaxies Created Through Tilt-Shift Technique

With the use of a relatively simple photography technique, Italian artist Haari Tesla has reduced the cosmos to a microscopic level. Her series, Illuminated Code From Space, is experimentation in tilt-shift manipulation. By digitally adjusting the depth of field, contrast, and adding a gradient, Tesla has managed to transform photos of nebulae, galaxies, and supernovae…


Added by Sara Barnes on February 12, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Vintage NASA Photographs Are a Real Blast from the Past

Buzz Aldrin’s visor reflects Armstrong, Apollo 11, July 1969 It’s been over 50 years since President Kennedy declared that the United States will put a man on the moon, and a lot of exciting advancements in space exploration have taken place since then. A new exhibition at the London art gallery Breese Little titled For All Mankind: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964 - 1983…


Added by Sara Barnes on January 31, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Sneak Peek of The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years

Mark your calendars! In what promises to be one of those fantastic photo exhibitions you won't want to miss, Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles will soon present The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years. Celebrating the iconic publication's 125 year anniversary, the exhibit will show everything from iconic images and…


Added by alice on August 12, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Designer Paul Smith Has the Ultimate Creative Workspace

You may already be aware that designer Paul Smith has the ultimate creative workspace, but we're going to bet that you've never seen it quite like this. To make this one-of-a-kind portrait, Nottingham, UK-photographer David Baird shot and then meticulously stitched together, over a course of 20 hours, 180 high resolution still images of Smith's office. At…


Added by alice on June 3, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Giant Puppies Inflate and Deflate in Mid-Air

How much fun is this? As part of the Belfast Children's Festival, which runs from March 8 to March 15, huge inflatable red and white dogs are being suspended in mid-air! It's a unique art installation, called Space Pups, at Ulster Museum in North Ireland. Every two minutes the puppies inflate and…


Added by alice on March 7, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Gorgeous Art Tribute of Felix Baumgartner's Supersonic Jump

Spain-based artist Javier Gonzalez Pacheco recently created this gorgeous digital illustration of Felix Baumgartner's incredible jump from space in his recent mission for Red Bull Stratos. If you were like me, one week ago today, you watched in awe as the Austrian daredevil leaped out of his capsule, from more than 24 miles up to shatter not just the sound barrier, which is 690…


Added by alice on October 21, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Space Invaders-Inspired Art Lights Up Toronto

Inspired by the legendary video game Space Invaders, artist Yves Caizergues created an awesome art installation that was displayed at Nuit Blanche, a nighttime art event held in Toronto this past September. For one night, Toronto's streets were filled with contemporary art, from smaller, intimate experiences…


Added by alice on October 7, 2012 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Stunning Photos of Space Shuttle Endeavour's Final Flight

If you were like us, last week your Facebook feed was inundated with photos of people capturing space shuttle Endeavour as it soared right above our heads. Piggybacking on top of a modified 747, it was an incredible sight and, without a doubt, one that most people will remember forever. In Southern California, Endeavour cross-crossed the skies, flying just 1,500 feet above some of…


Added by alice on September 23, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Stained Glass Window With a Piece of the Moon

Next time you're touring Washington D.C., drop by the Washington National Cathedral to a see a stained glass window like no other. If you'll believe it, there's actually a tiny piece of the moon inside of it. Where? In the center of the large red orb.

Called the Space Window, it was designed by artist Rodney Winfield and shows orange, red and white stars…


Added by alice on September 13, 2012 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

A Tribute to the Most Inspirational Man: Neil Armstrong

There are few true pioneers throughout history that have changed the world and inspired so many as the late great astronaut Neil Armstrong. He has had an immense impact on the entire population of the world with his admirable career that urges anyone who dares to dream to find the confidence in making their far-fetched dreams come true. Armstrong, who recently passed at the age of 82, is…


Added by Pinar on August 27, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Incredible Photos of America's Space Shuttle Program

Despite space travel being a reality for decades, it has truly comes to people's attention nowadays. With the Curiosity rover landing on Mars, people's interest in space, science, astronauts, and flight directors with mohawks has piqued. While the robot on Mars has been making headlines with its fascinating image captures, there are numerous remarkable photographs taken on our home planet of other…


Added by Pinar on August 15, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Special Preview: Rock & Roll's Most Memorable Photos

Ready to see some rare images of your favorite rock and roll bands? The Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles just sent us these preview images for an exciting new exhibition that opens there in two days, on June 23. Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present is the…


Added by alice on June 21, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Spectacular Long Exposure Taken from Space

Expedition 31 Flight Engineer Don Pettit created this magnificent image by combining 18 long-exposure digital images taken with a camera mounted inside the International Space Station (ISS) on March 16, 2012. The streaks of psychedelic colors show the passage of cities below the ISS, airglow in Earth's atmosphere and the circling motion of stars. Even more amazing, the bright blotches lined…


Added by Eugene on May 27, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Mind-Boggling Furniture Space Illusion

This has got to be one of the craziest spaces we've ever seen! Architect Boris Banozic worked with students from the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt to create Trillusion, an installation that explores the relationship between furniture and space. Using three colors - black, white and orange - they formed an "abstract shadow of play" that messes with your mind. The piece asks…


Added by alice on May 9, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Negative Space Typography Using String

Australia-based tactile typographer Dominique Falla recently created a large scale typographic piece using Illustrator, thousands of pins and hundreds of meters of string! Called Relax and Unwind, it was one of two pieces she made for…


Added by alice on April 17, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Jonathan Mak's Clever Coke Swirl

Jonathan Mak, the now 20-year-old Hong Kong student who created that simply beautiful tribute to Steve Jobs right after his passing, is back with another fresh design. This time he's created it for one of the biggest brands in the world, Coke. It's of two hands in the…


Added by alice on April 17, 2012 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Unbelievable Photos of Earth from Space

Dutch astronaut André Kuipers, who is currently on a expedition on the International Space Station, shares his incredible photography from space. More than just landscape photography, Kuipers lends the rest of us still on our home planet his incredible perspective from 400 kilometers above Earth.

The unbelievable imagery he captures with his Nikon D3S and D2Xs is awe-inspiring. The…


Added by Pinar on April 6, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

NASA's Infrared Sky Comprised of 2.7 Million Images

NASA recently unveiled a new atlas and catalog of the entire infrared sky, which includes more than a half billion stars, galaxies and other objects captured by the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission. It is comprised of more than 2.7 million images taken at four infrared wavelengths of light,…


Added by Eugene on March 20, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Negative Space Illustration: The Housing Market

Though there seems to be small signs of hope that the housing market is finally turning around, by most all accounts we still have a long way to go. Stockholm, Sweden-based graphic designer Patrik Svensson sent word about some clever illustrations he created for Swedish monthly magazine Nöjesguiden that includes this negative space one that shows an upset face within a…


Added by alice on January 23, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

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