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7 Magical Examples of Artists Creating Illusions

Most Spectacular Photos Taken at the First Ever Beakerhead


Beakerhead is a massive five-day-long festival that celebrates the fun and fascinating fusion of art, science and engineering. Along with thought-provoking talks from brilliant minds around the world, including one from former Commander of the International Space Station Chris Hadfield, Beakerhead put on an amazing display of eye-catching visuals.

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10 Fascinating Photos That Look Unbelievably Like Paintings


While we’ve all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic or photorealistic art, it’s not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Check out these 10 fascinating examples.

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Amazing Startrails Bursting in the Night Sky


Photographer Lincoln Harrison documents the majestic night sky by using long exposures combined with a creative zoom technique, and then layering two images together in post-production.

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Portraits of Dogs With Human-Like Expressions


Why so serious? Photographer Ralph Hargarten is behind this intriguing new series called A Dog’s Life where he’s shot portraits of dogs with human-like facial expressions.

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Incredible New Floats at Zundert Flower Parade 2013


On the first Sunday of September, the small town of Zundert in the south of Netherlands came alive as it hosted the largest flower parade in the world. Corso Zundert has become known worldwide as a grandiose event that takes over the streets with gigantic floats all made with flowers.

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Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography


Today, we bring you over a dozen photos that show you just how expressive owls can be.

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Incredible Ballerina Performs En Pointe with Knife Shoes


En Puntas is a video installation by artist Javier Pérez featuring ballerina Amélie Ségarra performing an incredible dance atop a grand piano, entirely en pointe, wearing a customized set of pointe shoes that extend beyond the toe box with a pair of sharp kitchen knives.

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Photographer Brings Back Magic of Childhood with Rockets and Fireworks


Not many people can say that they’ve been involved with a project site for over 50 years but that’s what photographer Harry Cory Wright can claim with his recently released series Hey Charlie. Fascinated with a specific spot in Norfolk, East England, where he spent his childhood days, Cory Wright shot a specific bend in the river and the field beside it with a whole lot of magic.

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Mythical Portraits Feature Wild Animals by Katerina Plotnikova


Moscow-based photographer Katerina Plotnikova has taken some stunning portraits of young girls with wild animals.

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6 Talented Artists Creating Magnificent Miniature Worlds


Today, we’ve rounded up six talented artists who are incredibly skilled at creating amazing, miniature worlds.

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Electromagnetic Sculptures Generated by a Particle Accelerator


Artist Todd Johnson makes “shockfossils,” lightning-style sculptures created with a 5 million volt particle accelerator.


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Against the Grain: Wood as an Incredible Artistic Medium


Against the Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft and Design” is a new exhibition at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York. Featuring nearly 90 installations and sculptures, the show (which originated at the Mint Museum in Charlotte, North Carolina) brings together 57 cutting-edge artists and designers from all over the world.


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Adorable Series of Babies Sucking on Lemons for the Very First Time


Pucker is an adorable series, by photographer David Wile, of babies sucking on lemons for the very first time.


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Sneak Peek of The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years


Mark your calendars! In what promises to be one of those fantastic photo exhibitions you won’t want to miss, Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles will soon present The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years.


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