It wasn’t that long ago that our brains melted at the sight of Suren Manvelyan’s gorgeous macro human eye shots. Now we’ve discovered that Manvelyan also has a pictorial series of animal eyes in their full unflinching glory. Might be just us and our untrained peepers, but a stingray’s eye looks alarmingly close to a [...]
We’ve always thought the third eye was located in the middle of the forehead, so we didn’t count on seeing one entire eye on Swedish blogger Sandra Holmbom’s lips, complete with heavily lined falsies. Holmbom states she has no formal makeup experience, but then again, if she’s shifting the sixth chakra down to her lips, [...]
How did we ever miss this? Spotted via Bit Rebels, these look like thick, heavily mascara-ed and somewhat knotted eyelashes… but really are the clumpy legs of dead flies. You can thank artist Jessica Harrison for the flighty nightmare.
Normally, I think pictures of eyes are egoistical boring projects of people trying to be photographers (like taking an Instagram with sepia tone filter of your cappuccino with a heart or your cat) but Manvelyan from Armenia has flipped this cliche on it head. These extremely close eye shots make eyes look like different planets with amazing craters and colors.
One of my recent obsessions is of eyes on hands. There’s the Pale Man from Pan’s Labyrinth (which in turn is supposed to be inspired by an old Japanese folklore about a MAC makeup line, and I’m sure there are more I can’t recall at this moment. The Internet is helping me cope with my obsession — plenty of pictorial evidence out there that suggests that I’m not the only lone soul who has taken to eyes on hands.
The Singapore Eyes Research Institute has opened an exhibition entitled Eyes That Tell Stories. The exhibition features amazing, high definition pictures of people’s eyes; the people ranging from sports stars to news presenters. The whole project is in an effort to raise funds for the Eye Institute, which helps to prevent against eye disease and [...]