Photographer Chrissy Sparks Transforms Ordinary Women Into Glamorous Pin-Ups

A photographer who transforms real women into jaw-dropping pin-up models in seductive photoshoots credits herself with bringing out the ‘best of their beauty’. Using flattering make up, hair styling and a range of props, photographer Chrissy Sparks can turn any woman into the next Betty Grable or Dita Von Teese inside her studio in Birmingham. Chrissy has snapped 1,300 women in glamorous, vintage-style shoots since opening her business, DollHouse Photography, three years ago. Continue »

61-Year-Old Model Absolutely Rocks Her Swimsuit Campaign

Swimsuit adverts are often highly sexualized, but as you can see from these stunning pictures, they don’t have to be. Nor do they have to feature young models, as Yazemeenah Rossi proves. You wouldn’t believe it to look at her, but the model, visual artist, and self-portrait photographer is in fact 61-years-old. Continue »

Beth Moon Photographs The World’s Oldest Trees Illuminated By Starlight

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Ancient trees affected by cosmic rays are the subject of The “Diamond Nights” project by San Francisco-based photographer Beth Moon. Moon has spent the last 14 years photographing the world’s oldest trees in daylight, but this series captures them at night. Her photos feature primarily baobab and quiver trees in South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia. Continue »

Rare Photos Capture Native Americans In Early 1900s

Early portrait photographs of Native Americans, similar to those presented below, reflect a widespread public interest in Indian life during the 1900s. In the mid-nineteenth century, the popular ‘carte de visite’ photograph introduced the faces of prominent public figures into homes across America. Easily mass-produced, uniformly sized, and cheaper to purchase than early cased photographs, these portraits were collected, in part, as a record of current political and social events and of the people who drove them. These striking images of Native Americans depict the changing ways in which photographers portrayed native subjects during the latter half of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth. These images are attempts by photographers to document what they saw as the fading of Native American cultures and traditions, to illustrate periods of conflict between the U.S. government and the tribes, and, by the twentieth century, to evoke political sympathy for the cause of the “vanishing race.” Continue »

Veteran Storm Chaser Captures The Stunning Beauty Of Deadly Monsoons In Arizona

Veteran storm chaser and photographer Mike Olbinski captured the stunning beauty of monsoons in timelapses and stills while chasing storm systems across America. After years on the road the photographer has perfected his set up and takes every setback in his stride as he tries to get ahead of every storm.


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A monster shelf cloud moves towards a small community in San Manuel, Arizona, 12 September 2016. Thousands of rain drops merge to form mammoth travelling sheets of water in these breathtaking monsoons. Continue »

Controversial Walking Dead Photo Shoot Gets People Talking

New Jersey photographer Alana Hubbard used little kids to pay tribute to “The Walking Dead” during a photo shoot, but the photos didn’t go over too well with the rest of the internet. Shortly after they were posted the Facebook, the photos were banned after people complained about the kids depicting violent situations. Continue »

Terrific Images Reveal The Vulnerable Beauty Of Abandoned Cars That Have Been Left To Rust Over The Years

A Ferrari with parts missing stands forgotten in a workshop

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Stunning images reveal the vulnerable beauty of abandoned cars that have been left to rust over the years. The collection of spectacular images show how a Volkswagen Beetle, Citroën C2 and even a Ferrari have been taken over by nature and piles of rubble. In other shots, a Mercedes Benz is overgrown with ivy and an old-fashioned BMW has been left in a garage with a collapsing roof and debris on the floor. A Ford vehicle has also been forgotten in the woods and one car even appears to have a tree growing from it. The haunting images were taken by Belgian security guard, Kenneth Provost at various locations across Germany and Belgium. Continue »

Stunning Chinese Urban Nightscapes By Mark Horn

Mark Horn is a talented artist, photographer and traveler who currently lives and works in Amsterdam, Kingdom of the Netherlands. Mark shoots a lot of travel, editorial, portrait and urban photography. His “China Night” series, bring us in a cloudy, misty and urban scenario of China’s streets. Continue »

Photographer Captures The Victims Of Forest Fire Pose In The Ruins Of Their Houses

Jeremy Cowart is a talented photographer, artist, filmmaker, entrepreneur and a humanitarian based in Nashville, TN, USA. For his series “Voices of Gatlinburg”, Jeremy and his crew spent a week shooting aerial drone portraits of the victims of forest fires posing in the ruins of their homes. Massive fire in November 2016, devastated the forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, destroying more than 2,000 houses in the city of Gatlinburg, and killing 14 people. Continue »

Photojournalist Muse Mohammed Documents The Plight Of The Displaced People In Stunning Images

The ferocity of crises worldwide is forcing a record number of people to flee their homes, seeking some form of safety within their own country or across international borders. There are 65.3 million displaced people worldwide, including 21.3 million refugees. Most have lost their homes to armed conflict or natural disasters but other factors, such as extreme poverty and climate change, also drive displacement. The International Organisation for Migration commissioned photojournalist Muse Mohammed to document the plight of the displaced


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A woman and her child pose in front of their house made of cardboard in the Farm Centre Internally Displaced Persons camp in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Put together using any materials available, the shelter is unable to withstand the rainy season. Like many Internally Displaced Persons living in Maiduguri, this family fled their villages in north-Eastern Nigeria because of attacks from Boko Haram. Continue »

Microsculpture: Insect Portraits Under The Microscope By Levon Biss

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Levon Biss is a talented British photographer and filmmaker, who’s typically shoots portraits of world-class athletes. His passion for nature led him to create the striking “Microsculpture” project, a unique photographic study of insects in mind-blowing magnification. His talent for capturing insects started as a side-project in his home, and featured bugs caught by his son, and now Levon embraced the world of macrophotography and has taken the genre to a new level. Continue »

Remember Hong Kong: Relive The Sights And Smells Of Old Hong Kong

According to photographer Andy Yeung: “I drew inspiration from the anime Ghost in the shell (1995), in which Hong Kong was a model in terms of street scenes and general atmosphere. In the movie, Kai Tak Airport was in full operation. But in reality, it it’s no longer existed – it was shut down in 1998. Hong Kong is a fast-changing city. The old is being replaced by the new. So I intend to capture the old Hong Kong before it’s gone forever. I hope I can get people to take notice of the beauty of old Hong Kong and try to preserve the old by creating the images from my perspective.” Continue »

Photographer Captures Funny Portraits Of Celebrities From 1960s

Willy Rizzo (1928 – 2013) was an Italian photographer and designer, recognized genius and one of the best documentary photographers of the XX century. During his relatively long life, he has worked with several generations of celebrities – from Marilyn Monroe to Milla Jovovich. The photo series of his photographs of celebrities below were shot at his Studio Willy Rizzo in Paris in 1966 came out very funny. Continue »

Started As A Mistake, Retired Gym Teacher Wore The Same Disco-Era Outfit For 40 Years Of Yearbook Portraits

Retired gym teacher Dale Irby posed for his first yearbook photo back in 1973 at Prestonwood Elementary school in Dallas, Texas. The next year, completely by accident, Irby wore the exact same outfit. Continue »

Photographer Asked Celebrities To Reveal Their Public And Private Personalities In Intimate Double-Portraits

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Everybody has a public and a private persona, and celebrities are no exception. You might think you know something about them because of all the films you’ve seen them in, but it’s only once they’re out of the spotlight that their true selves are revealed. Continue »