The Last Portrait Of Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Showing The Destructive Effects Of Parkinson’s Disease
Harrowing effects of more than three decades fighting Parkinson’s seen in extraordinary images. British photographer Zenon Texeira captured moving portraits of former world champion at his home in March Ali passed away on Saturday aged 74 after 32-year battle with neurodegenerative disease brought on by his boxing Muhammad Ali raises his fists for the final time in haunting photographs from The Greatest’s last ever shoot. Continue »
The beautiful fictional worlds by Catherine Nelson are made by combining her wonderful mixed skills originating from the art education in painting received at the College of Fine Arts in Sydney and digit photography. Catherine produced a specific photographic technique by connecting many images in a photo series, and creating circular photos that embrace lovely flora and fauna in imaginary new worlds. These digital photos were presented in the exhibition series named ‘Future Memories’, ‘Nuit Americaine’, ‘Danube’ and ‘Other Worlds’. Continue »
Angelina Jolie’s earliest modeling photographs are going under the hammer. The Hollywood star was just 15 when this racy collection of pictures was taken by photographer Harry Langdon. Jolie appears in the black and white pictures with slicked back wet hair, on all fours in a bikini and in a leopard print dress. The photographs are being sold by auction house ‘Profiles in History’ as part of their Original Vintage Glamour Photography. Continue »
From Tibetan monks playing basket ball with ice thawing high up in the Himalayas, to the pollution that hides behind the Taj Mahal, here’s pick from 60 exceptional environmental photographs, by photographers and filmmakers from 70 countries, that will go on show at the Royal Geographical Society in London from 29 June to 21 August. The winners will be announced on 28 June.
Transhumance in Spain by Susana Girón. Transhumance is a centuries old tradition of moving livestock many miles in search of better pasture in winter and summer. Above, the Alarcon family are taking their sheep from their home in Fatima (Granada) to Las Navas de San Juan (Jaen), a 124-mile journey on foot. More than 100 Spanish families continue the transhumance tradition every year. (Photo by Susana Girón/2016 Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year) Continue »
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Originally founded in 1905 as an independent resort town lined with picturesque canals (complete with gondolas!), Venice, California, was annexed by the city of Los Angeles in 1926 but gradually fell into disrepair and neglect. Considered almost a seaside slum, Venice’s cheap bungalows soon attracted artists, musicians and other creative countercultural types. In addition to its laid-back and bohemian atmosphere, Venice boasts a pristine length of sandy beach, along which runs a paved promenade — perfect for rollerskating. Continue »
The National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest is now accepting entries. Harness the power of photography and share your stunning travel experiences from around the globe. Enter your most powerful photos for a chance to become the 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year. Show us photos that tell the story of a place or reveal insights about what inspires you when you travel. The contest ends May 27, 2016.
Holi Festival. Holi, India’s festival of colors, is an ancient Hindu tradition that is celebrated around the world, with the biggest and most colorful gathering taking place in the twin cities of Mathura and Vrindavan in India. The unifying festival is a celebration of love and the arrival of spring and includes the singing of folk songs and traditional dances. (Photo by Claudio Ceriali/National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest) Continue »
Mark Cohen is an American photographer best known for his innovative close-up street photography. For years, on the streets of his home city, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and surrounding working-class towns, Cohen shot quickly and assertively. He held his flash in one hand and his camera in the other and shot extremely close to his subjects, frequently focusing on a single body part or article of clothing. He never looked through his viewfinder to compose the frame. Here: People on Porch, 65, 63, 1977 Continue »
The Gibson Girl began appearing in the 1890s and was the personification of the feminine ideal of physical attractiveness portrayed by the satirical pen-and-ink illustrations of illustrator Charles Dana Gibson during a 20-year period that spanned the late 19th and early 20th century in the United States and Canada. The artist saw his creation as representing the composite of “thousands of American girls.” The Gibson girl’s neck was thin and her hair piled high upon her head in the contemporary bouffant, pompadour, and chignon fashions. Continue »
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