After 4 Years Of Not Throwing Away His Trash This Photographer Created A Powerful Photo Series

Back in 2011, photographer Antoine Repessé stopped throwing away his recyclable trash to make a point. Four years later he started turning that point into a powerful photo series he called ‘#365 Unpacked’, which challenges us to rethink our role as consumers. Continue »

2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer Of The Year – Cities Gallery

We’re entering the final week of the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest, and stunning entries continue to pour in from all over the world.

For the final gallery before the contest closes, our editors have selected incredible photos from the “Cities” category for online galleries. From aerial shots to iconic skylines, these photos feature both architectural marvels as well as the beauty of day-to-day life in the urban jungle.


The city library in Stuttgart. (Photo and caption by Norbert Fritz / National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest) Continue »

Czech Photographer Michal Pudelka: Girls, Girls, Girls

Photographer Michal Pudelka’s portfolio (previously featured) reads as an amalgamation of the ‘girl clique.’ With references that range from The Virgin Suicides to Mean Girls (and any other nod to one of the multitude of teen-girl dramas in between.) Pudelka evidences a knowledge of the power of dressing and the connotations and significance it can hold to individuals from their childhoods. Continue »

Honest Photos That Show What Veterans Look Like After A Decade Of War In The Middle East

Wars never really end, because even though they may finish on the battlefield, many veterans bring the war back home and are forced to live with them for the rest of their lives.

“Bobby was hit by incoming artillery, sustaining burns over 60% of his body. He is pictured here with his daughter Layla.”

This sad and sobering truth is highlighted by photographers like David Jay and James Nachtwey, who have been documenting young and badly wounded American soldiers following their return home from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Continue »

Australian Photographer Captures Women Breastfeeding Their Babies In A Series Of Stunning Scenes

A series of stunning images showing women breastfeeding in iconic locations across Australia have been captured on camera. Victorian photographer Sarah Murnane, a mother-of-two, took many of the captivating images as part of The Australian Breastfeeding Project which she set up after the birth of her second child. Continue »

Sunny Photographs That Show Just How Far Out Beach Life Was In ’70s

A couple shows off their chopper bike near the water’s edge on Daytona Beach, Florida, circa 1970.

Jean-yves Ruszniewski / Getty Images

A look back at summer at the beach during the 1970s, presented by Getty Images. Continue »

Russian Lara Croft Cosplayer Ended Up In A Grip Of A Massive Bear

You have already met Stepan the Bear (previously featured), the big and good bear that is already world famous. This is making him one of the most desirable animal for photo shoots these days, he is full at work and has a little of his own free time. Continue »

Ukrainian Photographer Creates Powerful Photo To Overcome Anxiety, And Here’s How She Did It

A New York-based Ukrainian photo artist named Anya Anti has taken an old expression most of us remember from childhood and turned it into a stunning visual. Through a process involving a model skeleton, several layered photos, and 3.5 hours of editing, Anti was able to create a piece that gorgeously depicted how she felt inside, and gave it an appropriate title – “Butterflies In My Stomach.” Continue »

Impressive Celebrity Portraits By Bettina Rheims

Bettina Rheims (previously featured) is a French photographer born in Neuilly-sur-Seine.

Her photographic career began in 1978, when she took a series of photos of a group of strip-tease artists and acrobats, which would lead to her first exhibitions. This work would unveil Bettina Rheims’ favourite subject, the female model, to which she would frequently return during her career. Continue »

Boxed In: Life Inside The “Coffin Cubicles” Of Hong Kong

Photographer Benny Lam has documented the suffocating living conditions in Hong Kong’s subdivided flats, recording the lives of these hidden communities. Continue »

Creative Nightscape And Astrophotography By Jaxson Pohlman

Jaxson Pohlman is a talented self-taught photographer and artist from Wichita, Kansas who currently lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. Spending most of his life in the Great Plains of Kansas, Jaxson has always felt the need for a creative eye in photography. Specializing in astrophotography, Pohlman’s photo’s are sure to inspire imagination and provoke emotion. Continue »

Photographer Karen Jerzyk Paints Entire Rooms A Single Color For Surreal Shots

Photographer Karen Jerzyk turned abandoned spaces into dark fairy tales after the death of her father.

Blue

After getting into trouble with that series, she created Colors, a series of fantasy scenes photographed in rooms dominated by a single color. Continue »

Fabrice Monteiro Travelled To The Most Polluted Places In Africa And Created Terrifying Characters Who Roamed Their Midst Dressed In Eerie Debris

Informed by Africa’s environmental problems, Fabrice Monteiro’s photographs aim to highlight urgent ecological issues all over the world. His series The Prophecy is on show at Photo Basel 2017 until 18 June. All images courtesy the artist, Photo Basel 2017 and Mariane Ibrahim Gallery. Continue »

Donyale Luna – The First Black Supermodel, Whom History Forgot

Fashion model Donyale Luna, the first black model to appear on the cover of Vogue, modeling to a captive public audience, in a shopping mall in Sydney Australia. Donyale, who also appeared in several movies produced by Andy Warhol, died in 1979 at the age of 33 from a heroin overdose.

It’s slow progress since Donyale Luna became the first black supermodel nearly 50 years ago. Especially since most inveterate fashion-watchers don’t even know Luna’s name. Continue »

These Ink-Redible, Explosive Masterpieces Are Like Say-What-You See Inkblots Tests Only In Water

The vibrant colors burst from Brian Tomlinson’s works, appearing as though they may be coloured ash clouds from an erupting volcano, rather than simply everyday substances. By doing so, Brian challenges viewers to identify what images can be imagined when mixing one fluid with another. In order to shoot the series, entitled Liquid Ink Art, Brain drops different coloured inks into a fish tank full of water before capturing high-speed shots with a flash. Continue »