To the naked eye, everyday items appear like what they’ve always been: ordinary. But what we don’t know – or what we don’t see, rather – are the beautiful worlds that lie hidden in plain sight. In his series ‘Amazing Worlds Within Our World’, artist Pyanek reveals these hidden details using a Canon T3i (600D/Kiss […]
Apparently, moviegoers in 1912 can clap with body parts that aren’t their hands. These slides obtained from the Library of Congress show theatre etiquette during the early years of cinema. They reveal the differences and similarities between theatres then and now.
Canadian photographer Keri Wilk and four others were diving off the coast of Dominica back in March 2014 when they encountered a sperm whale. It was majestic in size and shape, a massive creature gliding effortlessly through the water. It was everything they ever hoped to see on their trip. That is, until s**t hit the fan – or should I say, s**t hit them.
While Disney-themed weddings are quickly becoming popular nowadays, trying to pull the concept off in a traditional Indian wedding continues to be a challenge. South Asian couture bridal gallery, ‘Wellgroomed Designs’, just solved that challenge with these beautiful Disney-inspired dresses that make use of saris and thousands of jewelry.
The video is called The Little Nordics and it was captured by DAMP Design’s Martijn Doolaard. Showing beautiful scenes of incredible fjords, kayak cruises, winding roads, and ferries sailing back and forth, this short video was recorded during Doolaard’s exploration of Norway and Iceland, in places such as Geiranger, Atlanterhavsveien, and Trollstigen.
While paintings and sculptures are the center of attraction in any museum, it appears that their lives (if they had lives) are not as glamorous as we thought they’d be. In his series ‘What They See’, filmmaker and artist Masashi Kawamura went to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and took pictures […]
I’ve heard of people playing with their food, but food playing by themselves? In his photo series ‘Skitchen’, a play between the words ‘skate’ and ‘kitchen’, Paris-based artist Benoit Jammes imagines the secret lives of fruits and vegetables when no one is around. Apparently, they all turn into pro skateboarders. After attaching miniature wheels to […]
Everyone knows how important your Facebook profile picture is. It’s the first thing people see next to your name. And, we all know how important first impressions are. Well, this guy takes his profile picture maybe a bit more seriously than the rest of us. He goes above and beyond the normal edited selfie.
If you’ve ever felt removed from the atrocities of war, you’re not alone. Photographer Justin Fantl also felt that way: ‘I feel very removed from the atrocities that are ongoing worldwide. I think that previous generations were more conscious of how war affects society on a personal and more general social level, and we are so […]
All it took was a homemade rain machine and $20K in lighting equipment to transform everyday people into super athletes. Montreal-based photographer Benjamin Von Wong snapped these pictures after the company SmugMug wanted pictures of their employees ‘doing something sporty’ so they could place the photos in the company gym.
Taken by Lithuanian photographer Ieva Saudargaite, this photo series titled Life despite here depicts the social issues affecting the city of Beirut. Parts of the city can be seen in disrepair and decay, carrying on a dark and unusual sentiment. Saudargaite’s project started back in October 2013 when both local and international media coverage was focused on the tension and violence within and across the Lebanese border.
During the day, Busan-South Korea’s second largest metropolis-is a bustling city with a huge shipping and trading industry. By night, this beautiful city comes alive in other ways. Busan is located on the southeastern-most tip of the Korean peninsula, with the country’s longest river-the Nakdong River-flowing through the west, emptying out into the Korea Strait.
In the city of Nara and on Miyajima Island in Japan, you don’t have to go to a zoo to see deer. You just need to step out on the street! In these places, deer are considered sacred and are allowed to roam the city streets freely. About a thousand of them call Nara their home, and they’ve even become a tourist attraction. Because who doesn’t want to see hundreds of deer loitering around, right?
For the past 20 years, these dogs have worn different costumes to be on the cover of Christmas cards
Every Christmas for the past 20 years, England-based photographer Peter Thorpe has been sending specially-made Christmas cards to friends and family. What makes these greeting cards so special is the fact that Thorpe volunteers his dogs to be the cover models. Thorpe’s unique holiday tradition involves creating sets and props that transform his two dogs […]
Many of us travel to places we’ve seen in movies or read about in books, but one photographer-Andy Lee-has made a note of travelling to places that are far less populated. Roads, as he calls his photo series, is all about one thing: exploring new ground.