In the dramatized situations of Ville Andersson’s photographs, there’s a strong mystical and psychological force. This force is also present in the paintings, which are in dialogue with a former civilization; with both literature, film and fine art. In the artist’s style you can see influences from many different time periods. Andersson sees clear links […]
Most writers spend their time indoors because: 1) there are actual people outside. And people are scary. 2) they prefer to write great literature in the comfort of their own home. So it makes us wonder, what did the writing rooms of literary giants look like? Did they have a squishy ball? Did they have write on a table or a hammock? Did they have a Corgi to inspire them, like, 200% of the time? Read on to find out. [Photo above: Stephen King working in his study]
The world is an amazing place to explore its beautiful sights. Some are more popular than others, like the Pyramids of Egypt, or the Mt. Fuji in Japan, or that beach in The Beach starring post-Titanic Leonardo Dicaprio. But some, and to the delight of all you hipsters out there, are more underground, more obscure than others. Here are some of those truly beautiful places that you’ve probably never heard of.
Ronen Goldman is a conceptual photographer and artists based from Tel Aviv. In his most recent personal project, The Surrealistic Pillow, he takes us through the everyday real events and objects and adds more than a touch of surreal quirk and imagination to create images which are truly surrealistic. The series is a result of […]
French newspaper Libération recently replaced all the pictures of its Nov 14 edition with white space to illustrate just how important good photography is at a time when everyone is taking pictures. As the paper explained, ‘To choose Paris Photo’s opening day to ‘install’ these white images highlights our commitment to photography. It’s not a […]
We all made fashion mistakes, and we can forgive ourselves for having done so. Just make sure to burn all evidence that it ever happened. But it’s a different story if you’re a popular band from the 80s. The images of mullets, crazy overblown hair, and loud out-of-proportion clothes, will haunt band members forever. Remember guys, never forget.
I do a lot of macro cave photography. Cave photography is a bit of a beast to tame, but macro cave photography is like a beast with two heads. And one them has a laser beam on it. It’s a challenge, but when successful it can provide a unique look at the mysterious world of […]
Many of us prefer cats and dogs over fish as pets. It’s a no-brainer. Dogs are balls of unconditional love and cats are plush mice catchers. While fish, well, they just make ‘bloop’ sounds all day. But what many of us fail to see is that what they lack in the excitement, they make up […]
In 1971, Soviet scientists started digging for gas resources in a field in the Karakum Desert in Darweze, Turkmenistan. The ground unfortunately collapsed due to the strain of the drilling process. The scientists tried to contain the escaping hazardous methane gases by setting it on fire. What they didn’t realize was this would accidentally open the gates to hell itself, and thus starting the countdown to the end of days.
Halloween was a week ago, so now you get to see all of the amazing costumes that showed up on the NYC subway. People were definitely getting creative this year, and thanks to The Gothamist, we can see some of the best costumes spotted in the subway. Whether people were heading to the bar, a […]
On camera, Daryl Dixon and his crossbow will sweep you off your feet, whether you’re a walking dead or a breathing human. Behind the camera, his name is Norman Reedus and he knows how to use a camera. The Sun’s Coming Up… Like a Big Bald Head is his first photo book. Its cover features a […]
Award-winning photographer Sam Comen’s latest project is titled Lost Hills and shows the discrepancy between the American dream and the American reality. Named after a small farming town in California’s Central Valley, Lost Hills follows the individuals that ‘embody the bootstrapping grit and cooperative frontier spirit of the American West – and are living a […]
Recently, a team of photography nerds asked Kickstarter to fund their dream recreating a legendary but now defunct 19th Century camera lens for Digital SLR cameras. Most modern lenses are designed to minimize field curvature, so you’ll have the whole image in focus. But the Petzval lens design gives its photos a totally different optical […]
Yes, there was a time when smartphones with reversible lenses and Instagram didn’t exist. Just take a look at photos taken by ordinary people who crafted their images with delicacy using Kodak’s first consumer cameras back in the days, so to say. No duckface that we see, though.
Bradley Garrett is an urban explorer who braves heights, tight spaces, the dark, and even the police to photograph off-limits locations. Garrett is a researcher and photographer who has dedicated the past 5 years of his life to documenting the abandoned and run-down parts of the world. His new book, Explore Everything: Place-Hacking the City, […]