Being a firefighter is one of the most noble, and at the same time one of the most dangerous professions in the world. These people put their lives at risk to save others every single day. Continue »
Instagram’s nudity policy has oft been criticized for being too conservative, with the app removing any shapshot – including those posted by celebrities – that reveal even a hint of female nipple or buttocks. But one model and yoga enthusiast has managed to find a way around those regulations, stripping off every last piece of clothing to create beautiful portraits of herself doing yoga.
The following selection of photographs gives an unusual perspective of well-known things, places or phenomena. Take a look! Continue »
Emily London Miller is a photographer with a unique talent: she’s able to see the most beautiful side to every person whom she photographs. With the help of her camera and a carefully tailored appearance, Emily creates portraits which reveal how even the most ’ordinary’ women are no less exceptionally beautiful than Hollywood stars or professional models. Continue »
New York-based photographer Howard Schatz captures the diverse range of body types of Olympic athletes. Referring to a body as an athletic build is often thought to be a perfect, rippling mass of muscle boasting a six pack, but Schatz’s series reveals the wide variety of heights, widths, body shapes, and muscle mass that make up the physiques of champion athletes across an array of Olympic sports.
For many of us living amidst the bustle of the big city, we often forget how splendid nature really is. There are so many wonderful places on Earth that deserve to be seen at least once by everybody.
But in case you haven’t yet found the motivation to do so, we have put together a collection of amazing photos of the natural world that will encourage you to pack you bags straight away, and plunge into all that beauty. Continue »
Photoshop has become a symbol of our global society’s unobtainable standards for beauty. Not too long ago, journalist Esther Honig requested several photoshop experts to ’retouch’ a plain photograph of her in line with the standards of their society for what constituted a ’beautiful’ woman. The results were revealing. Out of all the images she received, it was clear that not one culture had an identical understanding of what ’beauty’ meant.
We suggest taking a look — this is truly fascinating. Some of these might seem bizarre to you, some might seem ordinary, but overall you’ll be impressed. Continue »
Believe it or not these awesome pictures were not photoshopped. This is what ladies in Iran actually looked like 40 years ago. Continue »
University students create an image of Marilyn Monroe by clearing snow on a soccer pitch, in Changchun, Jilin province, China, December 8, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)
A thrill-seeking snapper has shot a powerful series of images featuring people carrying out everyday chores in front of giant storms. Benjamin Von Wong’s surreal scenes include individuals ironing, barbecuing, playing video games and even sitting on the toilet – seemingly unaware of the threatening situations approaching. Continue »
How would you react if someone told you that you’re beautiful? 18-year-old Shea Glover, a highschool student from Chicago, conducted a social experiment to find out. Continue »
Cuban Daymara A., 20, poses for a photograph after she crossed the border from Colombia through the jungle into La Miel, in the province of Guna Yala, Panama December 2, 2015. According to local authorities in La Miel, some 100 to 150 Cubans have been entering Panama from Colombia every day for the last three months. Scores of Cubans have come to Panama as they seek overland passage towards the United States fearing a recent detente between Washington and Havana could end their preferential treatment. (Photo by Carlos Jasso/Reuters)
The night sky lights up over the east coast of Sicily as Mount Etna’s Voragine crater erupts for the first time in two years. The giant plume of smoke and ash thrown up by the blast creates a dazzling display of volcanic lightning, a mysterious phenomenon seen in many of the most powerful volcanic eruptions. Photograph: Marco Restivo/Barcroft Med Continue »
After all their blood, sweat and tears in the gym, who could blame some of Poland’s hottest sports stars for wanting to strip off to show the fabulous results of all that hard work? Some of the country’s hottest stars have gone as nature intended to reveal their chiselled physiques for a new charity photo project. The stunning photos show the stars performing their sports, only this time in their birthday suits. Continue »
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