Does street art get better than this? Found on the streets of Verona, Italy is a pair of unmistakable legs! Surely they belong to the Wicked Witch of the East who was known to wear ruby slippers and striped socks. Morbid? Sure. Awesomely unexpected? Absolutely.
Considered the worst nuclear power plant accident in history, and one of only two classified as a level 7 event on the International Nuclear Event Scale (the other being the recent Fukushima nuclear accident), the Chernobyl disaster is one of the greatest catastrophes we've experienced in modern times. While most of us could never fully understand its impact, one photographer made it his mission to show… Continue
Today, the New York Times has a great article and some fantastic photos of President Barack Obama and his mother, Stanley Ann Dunham. One of the most wonderful photos is of Barack Obama dressed up as a pirate in Hawaii (standing next to his mother). Also really love… Continue
Banksy's Stained Window Today, we witnessed history being made. As the very first major U.S. museum exhibition of graffiti and street art, MOCA presented the media preview of Art in the Streets, an epic visual feast you must experience for yourself! Tracing the…
For the May 2011 issue of Vogue, photographer Peter Lindbergh pulled out all the stops, bringing one of today's biggest modern day movie stars to the circus! Reese Witherspoon gracefully dons Dior and Narciso Rodriguez dresses and an outfit by Dolce & Gabbana in this latest editorial. As Vogue's May covergirl, Witherspoon shows us that America's sweetheart can get… Continue
OVERALL GRAND PRIZE WINNER
You blew us away with your entries! Congrats to all of you who submitted spectacular photos into our first ever Art of Photography contest sponsored by YPOC. Every day for a… Continue
A cat and a rainbow. What's not to love? "The photo of Wendy was just a total lucky shot I caught while trying to photograph a rainbow on the wall behind her that the acrylic chair creates," says Kat Miss of For Me, For You. "She turned and yawned just at the right moment. I laughed so hard when I looked down at the photo I had just… Continue
17-year-old Alex Stoddard never ceases to amaze me. His latest self-portrait is truly out-of-this world. (See a collection of his other ones here.)
When asked what the story is behind this shot, here is what Alex said, "I got home from work late and was incredibly exhausted. It probably would have been easier just to go to bed, but I didn't want to skip another day of… Continue
While studying architecture at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design, Alex MacLean took a course on community planning that would ultimately change the course of his destiny. As part of the program, he became exposed to aerial photography and a few years after he graduated, he obtained his commercial pilot license. Shooting through an airplane window, MacLean found mesmerizing patterns, bringing to light order and chaos in ways we could only… Continue
Jonathan Puntervold took this heartwarming/breaking photo on March 12, 2011, one day after the quake.
"I was in a train headed north from Tokyo with two of my friends when the quake itself happened," Puntervold told us. "The train was suddenly put to a halt, after which the ground started shaking, along… Continue
Like Randall Slavin, celebrity photographer Kurt Iswarienko has a way of taking our favorite actors and making them appear strikingly dramatic. There's a cinematic feel to his shots and the way he casts light on his subjects' faces only seems to intensify the already heavy mood.
Remember Sarah and David? They're the creative couple who shared their sweet and funny love story with their wedding guests. A friend of Sarah's, who just happens to be an architectural designer in Los Angeles and an "urban savvy, a bloggo, and attuned to the culture" gal, came across our post and told the… Continue
Today's incredible Pic of the Day comes to us by Reykjavik, Iceland-based graphic design student Thorleifur Gunnar Gíslason. "Me and my friend Hörður Ellert Ólafsson went on a photography road trip around Iceland in June 2010 to capture the Icelandic landscape at night on the brightest time of the year here in Iceland," says Thorleifur Gunnar Gíslason. "During late June the sun does… Continue
Ready to get your heart pumping? Tick Tock is a student short film made for 2011 Emory Campus MovieFest that is as suspenseful as you can get! It won Best Picture at the Emory finale and will be competing internationally at Hollywood in June.
Before you read any further watch the film.
The synopsis: What would you do if you had five minutes to live? Trace a young man's few minutes of trying to fulfill his highest… Continue