Thousands Of Fireflies Light Up The Night In Mexico


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Fireflies seeking mates light up in synchronized bursts inside a forest at Santa Clara sanctuary near the town of Nanacamilpa, Tlaxcala state, Mexico. Continue »

Epic Entries To Washington Posts 2017 Travel Photo Contest

For the 18th year, Washington Posts Travel asks readers for their best photos. This sampling shows that the contest has some stiff competition.


“The combination of earth, sky and light in this location is simply magical”, wrote Mark Franko about his submission taken in Arizona’s Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. “It is no wonder why the Native Americans hold this place sacred”. The 57-year-old from Hughesville, Md., was part of a small group that was hosted by a resident Navajo family. Submit to the annual contest here. (Photo by Mark Franko/2017 Washington Post Travel Photo Contest) Continue »

Sushi Chef Yujia Hu Creates Edible Sneaker ‘Shoe-Shi’

We’ve seen birthday cakes disguised as favorite Air Jordan retros and collaborations paying tribute to particular cities’ favorite cuisine, but we’ve never seen something quite like this. Milan-based sushi chef Yujia Hu has taken his love of sneaker culture to a new level, creating bite-sized arrangements of fresh fish in the form of his favorite must-have models of the moment. From the Supreme x Nike Air More Uptempo to the Air Jordan 1, he’s created an eclectic range of sneakers as art with Swoosh branding made from black strands of seaweed. Continue »

Colombian Daredevil Dog Skydives For Military Training


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To graduate and start her official service at the search and rescue unit at Colombian Air Force, military working dog Siara had to jump off the ramp from 14,000 feet high in the sky. Continue »

Amazing ‘Before’ And ‘After’ Photos: Make-Up Artist Transforms A Face Without The Use Of Photoshop

There has been much debate about the gratuitous use of Photoshop to drastically alter the look of a fresh faced model. A makeup artist in Russia though, transforms a face with nothing more than the tools in his make-up kit. Vadim Andreev’s work is so flawless, you’ll be shocked that some of these images were not retouched on the computer. Continue »

Photographer Felix Hernandez Goes Back To The Future With A Retro-Influenced Photo Series

Photographer Felix Hernandez (previously featured) adds a fiery touch to his ‘Back to the Future’ series. Using the classic car model of the Delorean DMC-12 from the well-known 80’s movie, the digital artist has used some pretty extreme techniques to get his picture perfect shot. Continue »

The Hyperreal Whale Beached The Banks Of The Seine River To Raise Environmental Awareness


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This beached whale — although very realistic — is a replica installed by the Belgian Captain Boomer Collective with the aim of raising awareness of how our society and the way we live is affecting the environment. the metaphor has generated a game between fiction and reality, reinforcing a feeling of disturbance. Continue »

The ‘Real’ New York: Gritty Scenes Of NYC Street Life In The 1970s

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The photographer and documentarian Camilo José Vergara uses photographs as “a means of discovery, as a tool with which to clarify visions and construct knowledge about a particular city or place.” Pictures, for Vergara, are the starting point in asking questions or linking to other images or investigating new territories and ideas. Continue »

Sensual And Dreamy NSFW Feminine Photography By Ilona Shevchishina

These elegant and dreamlike photos are the creations of Ilona Shevchishina, an Ukrainian photographer and model living in Odessa. We don’t know much about Ilona but her artwork is amazing. Her photgraphies series are very contemplative and full of poetry. Continue »

Dystopian Lighthouses By Adrian Labaut Hernandez

Lighthouse designs portray a feeling of sadness and depression, as they are rarely used, only a few people stay there, who are the workers and they can only listen to the sound of the sea and dwell into a more gloomy state. Adrian Labaut Hernandez, with his Dystopian Lighthouses, poses a question towards this perception. Continue »

City Footbridge Gets People Closer To Nature

A skywalk is seen slithering through a litchi orchard in Xiangmi Park in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, giving local residents a chance of getting close to nature. Continue »

When LIFE Magazine Received Pics Of Still-Unknown Marilyn Monroe, They Replied “WTH Is Marilyn Monroe”

The photos were taken in 1950 with a still unknown Marilyn, by a Life Magazine photographer Ed Clark, at the suggestion of a friend of 20th Century Fox telling of the new hiring of the studios. Continue »

Polish Photographer Creates Amazing Slavic Pagan Themed Photoshoot And Proves Slavs Have Amazing Culture

Have you ever browsed some internet forums and heard some teeny kids from the west how Slavs have no culture? Well after this amazing photo shoot their mouths will be closed for good, Slavic fusion in a series ‘Pagan Poetry’ made by Polish photographer Macin Nagraba and all costumes made by Agnieszka Osipa. The model is the photographer’s mother and by all means having a ‘babushka’ in this photo shoot just gives even more Slavic feel to it. Continue »

Two Spain-Based Photographers Playfully Interact With Geometry Of Architecture In These Images

Daniel Rueda and Anna Devís Benet are two young Valencia-based architects and photographers. Their architecture photography artistically deviates from typicality by introducing the human factor in a fun and creative way. Instead of solely focusing on geometry and details, they turn every photograph into a playful interaction between themselves and the featured piece of architecture. Continue »

Welcome To Heimat: An Enchanted NSFW Trip Through Bavaria With Photographer Ellen Von Unwerth

Ellen von Unwerth’s puckish humor pervades the pages of Heimat, an enchanted tour around Bavaria. The renowned fashion and music photographer revisits her childhood homeland to shoot a posse of gorgeous girls out for fun and adventure amid the region’s undulating fields; age-old traditions; and deep, mysterious forests. Continue »