How should makeup really be done? Is there a universally correct way to do it? Should it be based on what society perceives as beautiful, or should it be up to the person wearing it? In the series ‘#DaughterDoesMyMakeup’, photographer Elly Heise challenges our notion of beauty by letting a group of little girls do […]
Russian photographer Zhenya Aerohockey sees the extraordinary in the ordinary. While most people would only see a building, or leftover pizza, or a desk, he sees corners. Yes, corners. In his series ‘Catching Corners’, Zhenya trains his imagination to find the hidden corners in everyday life. Some are easy to find, like the corners of […]
In his series ‘Low Tech’, San Francisco-based photographer Kevin Twomey strips bare antique calculators to reveal the beauty and complexity of their mechanical inner workings. Originally, Twomey wanted to photograph mid-20th century calculators alongside modern ones for comparison. He found the latter visually boring, so he decided to focus on the older ones with cases instead.
Behind every military uniform lies a unique individual capable of surpassing the stereotypical army tough guy mold, and photographer Devin Mitchell communicates this best through his series ‘The Soldier Art Project’. In his series, Mitchell shows two sides of the same coin, or person rather: one is their military persona, and the other, their real-life identity.
Deep in the cold, hostile environment of Russia’s north-eastern Chukotka region, you’d never expect to find one of nature’s most heart-warming creatures. Russian mining engineer Ivan Kislov hikes to inaccessible places or joins walking tours during long breaks from work in order to unwind.
Now that’s what you call a star-studded wedding, or should I say ‘star-spudded’? Leeds-based wedding photographer Chris Thornton recently staged a renewal of vows between Mr and Mrs Potato Head to help his son, Cole, understand what he does for a living.
French photographer Sacha Goldberg is at it again, putting his own spin on superhero pop culture. Previously, he turned his then-91-year-old grandmother into a superhero. Recently, he’s re-imagined the costumes of our favorite characters as if they were living in the Elizabethan era.
In ‘Freestyle Series’, German photographer Julia Christe captures the bewildered/anxious/aloof expressions of different dogs as they jump for an object outside of the frame. Each dog’s mid-air photograph will put a smile on your face as their fur, tail, legs, and ears go flying off in the most awkward ways possible. No dogs were hurt […]
Take one mum, a clever idea and some basic photo skills and you’ve got yourself a set of viral snaps that will take the Internet by storm. New York City photographer Susan Copich’s latest photo series, Domestic Bliss, is a fun and quirky way of looking at motherhood and the role of women in the family.
After a long day of managing grave sites, cemetery worker ‘Kawanabesatou’ goes to his favorite bar for a drink – albeit a tiny bar, and one that is managed by a hamster! In his spare time, ‘Kawanabesatou’ turns his pet hamsters into little bartenders by placing them in dioramic scenes. Here, it appears they are […]
Everyone’s taking selfies nowadays, even paintings! Denmark-based designer Olivia Muus decided to amuse herself while on a trip to the museum by taking selfies. Not of herself, but of people in old portraits.
You can thank Brooklyn-based photographer and artist Kent Rogowski for ruining your childhood. In his series ‘Bears’, Rogowski flipped cute and cuddly teddy bears inside out, revealing their components – or should I say ‘innards’.
The problem with stock photos is that they often portray images that are not in touch with reality. For instance, parenting stock photos show that kids are always well behaved, that babies are vomit – and tantrum-free, and that parents are not at their wit’s end after having children. Real parents, however, would immediately disagree. […]
Even before he could walk or talk, he’s already flown to space, gone skydiving, and even played Quidditch. What have you done today? Newly-born baby Khoi goes on different adventures from the comfort of his crib, thanks to his creative dad’s doodles. In one photo, you’ll see him dressed as Hulk Hogan, in another he’s a samurai, and in another he’s suddenly Thor.
I’m calling it: this squirrel deserves to win Best Costume! Photographer Max Ellis of Teddington, London captured these amusing images of a squirrel trying on a jack-o-lantern, producing a seemingly creepy vegetable/animal hybrid in the process.