Emily McCracken (@muttadventures) loves photographing her three rescued dogs: Gertie the bull terrier, Boston the Dane mix and George the mutt. So naturally, when she first saw this…
The bond between human and pet is a special one that cannot be replicated. Bringing a fluffy, furry friend home on that very first day is a thrilling experience filled with the promise of many playful days and lifelong companionship. This collection of then and now photographs…
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When German artist Bettina Güber takes a break from work in the office, she doesn't just go for a walk or grab a cup of coffee. Instead, she finds inspiration from the ordinary objects around her desk and transforms the workplace into a miniature world filled with danger,…Continue
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Germany-based photographer and art director Tanja Deuss uses a Polaroid SX-70 camera to produce her unusual photographs in her ongoing series, Abheben. Stepping beyond the traditional photograph, Deuss produces unique compositions where the paper and the chemicals become as much a part of the final product as the recorded image.
To create each piece, Deuss…Continue
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London-based illustrator Marcus Reed developed this clever typography series in which animals look like the 26 letters of the alphabet. Drawing upon the creatures' natural shapes, colors, and movements, he beautifully blended different features together to form each character. A is for Alligator, J is for Jellyfish, P is for Penguin, and so on, the series is an inventive interpretation of…
Replaceface is an ongoing series of portraits where modern celebrities are transported back in time into the role of 19th-century Russian generals. As we have seen before, artist Steve Payne is behind the clever compositions that redefine the…Continue
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New York-based software engineer and artist Dave Pollot spends his free time putting a little life back into old, unwanted paintings found along the shelves of thrift stores or at garage sales. He naturally blends modern elements into mundane portraits and landscapes to create humorous compositions that look as if they were the original.
Pollot uses a skilled technical approach…Continue
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The mysterious beauty of the universe overhead can only be seen in the proper setting and not all of us have access to those places. Landscape and astro photographer Nicholas Buer is one of the lucky ones who, upon finding the right spot, has seen the universe reveal itself in all of its splendor.
Through his lens, Buer brings that experience to his viewers. He captures a fascinating…Continue
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This sweet installation, Sugar Metropolis, is a traveling project developed by professional sculptors Brendan Jamison and Mark Revels that promotes community collaboration through sugar cube constructions. Within designated space, the artists set up…
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Most pedestrians simply walk past the used, abandoned, and broken things found along the streets of New York City. But, not graphic designer Yoonjin Lee! As she navigates through the city, the senior at the School of Visual Arts finds clever ways to give personality to a variety of small, inanimate objects in her series, Little Lost Project.
The artist constructs tiny…Continue
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Dutch photographer Marcel Christ has a unique approach to still life photography—he creates crisp, modern, and innovative images that radiate with a lively and explosive energy. With degrees in both chemical engineering and photography, Christ blends those two interests together to obtain his powerfully dynamic work.
Through experimentation with countless liquids, the artist finds…Continue
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These kaleidoscopic arrangements explore ideas of visual pleasure through a hypnotizing array of colors and textures that spiral towards a central point. Created by New York-based artist Amy Cheng, the complex oil (and sometimes wax) on paper compositions are loosely based off of the concept of the…
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American photographer Octavio Aburto thrives on the fascinating world of life in the sea. He has spent decades studying and researching marine biology in order to educate the world about the protection and conservation of ocean life. Since 1994, Aburto has photographed marine ecosystems in Mexican…
Just when we thought everything possible had been turned into a tribute to Star Wars, London-based designer and illustrator Aled Lewis revealed this amazing piece, entitled The Coruscant Tapestry. Created in the…
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Anyone who has the chance to venture inside this String Prototype will have great fun navigating through the complex arrangement of blue lines. Created by Croatian-Austrian industrial design group Numen/For Use, the inflatable concept is like a large jungle gym for kids and adults alike.
The installation consists of a geometric configuration of ropes that are secured to the…Continue
Turkish artist Murat Palta's Classic Movies in Miniature Style are hilarious illustrations that interpret contemporary movies in the style of Ottoman miniatures. The young artist began this clever project as a graduation thesis and, after a lot of positive feedback, he began to develop the series by "combining global with…
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Like a hunter lurking in the forest, London-based photographer Sirli Raitma sat ready and waiting for the deer to emerge. When she spotted them, the self-taught photographer magically documented the peaceful creatures through her camera lens. The hauntingly beautiful compositions feature misty landscapes and strikingly powerful silhouettes of deer within Richmond Park, a natural reserve…
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Paracosm is an elegant series by photographer Vincente Pamparo which documents the Karo Tribe in Ethiopia, the smallest of the more than 200,000 tribal people living in Africa's Great Rift Valley. The body of work demonstrates how, in an ever-changing world, the Karo Tribe finds ways to balance the cultures and traditions of their tribe with a touch of…
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When not creating commercial illustrations for magazines, book, web, and TV, Tokyo-based illustrator Hama-House finds time to create these playful speed sketches of people doing everyday activities. Upon encountering an inspiring subject, the artist pulls out a notebook and a pen and quickly begins to draw.
Just as the average person might record an instant with a quick photo snapshot,…Continue
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