Kennel Club Dog Photographer Of The Year 2016

Puppies, pugs and the perfect antidote to political pandemonium, it’s the Kennel Club’s dog photographer of the year competition.

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This photo issued by the Kennel Club was taken by Monika Madi from the UK, of her puppy chewing a hat. It has won third place in the puppy category in the Kennel Club dog photographer of the year competition. (Photo by Monika Madi/PA Wire) Continue »

Artist Duo Uses Twigs And Flowers To Create Intricate Portraits Out Of Mother Nature

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Brooke and Vicki‘s introduction to art was somewhat the same, just generations apart. Vicki was inspired by her mother (Brooke’s grandmother) – a designer and photographer – whose decorating of their 1960’s ranch in the California valley was effortlessly modern and way ahead of its time. Continue »

Illustrator Draws On Her Self-Portraits To Create Fun, Whimsical Images

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Based in Brisbane, Australia, Lauren Carney is “a polly pocket sized artist” with “a fine appreciation of all things handmade, arty, crafty and vintage”. Not only does she create wonderful illustrations, she also has a knack for combining her drawings with her photographic self-portraits to produce delightful and whimsical images. Continue »

Chalk Artist Reimagines Darth Vader In Steamy 3D Portrait

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If you have always been a little intimidated by the Star Wars’ Darth Vader, artist Chris Carlson’s latest chalk drawing may help you see him from a more light-hearted perspective. Created for the Denver Chalk Art Festival, Carlson’s new piece is a humorous one that depicts the sinister Sith Lord half naked, wearing only his red, polka-dotted underwear. Taking inspiration from Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam, Darth Vader is posing in the exact same position as Adam in the famous painting. Continue »

Artist Nimbly Creates Incredible Tiny Sculptures From Pencils

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Precision is key for Russian artist Salavat Fidai (previously), whose pop culture-inspired pencil carvings we previously featured. His designs have now expanded to include architecture and social media. The freelancer quit his high-paying management position in law two years ago to transition to a more peaceful, enjoyable life. Continue »

This Golden Carved Nissan GT-R Made A Huge Impression At The Tokyo Motor Show 2016

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Kuhl-Racing Nissan GT-R is something that you could not miss at the 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon. Its appearance is by far and away the most insane the world has ever seen. That engraved gold metal paint job is a masterpiece. Yup, it is a paint job, not a wrap. First, they made the engravings to the body panels and then painted them to achieve this unique look. Continue »

Wedding Photo Shoot Goes Wrong After A Snake Makes A Surprise Appearance

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Wedding photographer Maddie Mae decided to bring Loretts Laura and Johnny Benson out into the country to take their special wedding photos but that turned out to be a bad idea. The couple got ambushed by a rattlesnake and the groom got bit. Lucky for him the bite wasn’t poisonous and he was able to bounce back with a smile. Continue »

1920s Fashion Through The Lens Of Police Mugshots

Between 1910 and 1930, a series of 2500 ‘special photographs’ were taken by the New South Wales Police Department.

Group of Criminals, Central 1921
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This negative was found wrapped in a paper sleeve on which is written: ‘Group of criminals, Central 1921’. The subjects are not named, but the woman on the left is believed to be Eileen Leigh or Barry (daughter of Kate Leigh). The man on the far right in the back row may be Stephen Doyle, and the man to the left of him Kenneth McLelland (or McCrerrand). The man third from the left in that row may be the pickpocket and three-card trickster known as Frederick Mewson, and the man far left in the front row is likely the pickpocket known as Norman Smith. Continue »

When Two Paintings Fall In Love: Man Proposes During 2D Photoshoot

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Meet Dan Levine and his then-girlfriend, Cristina Cordova. Dan had been wanting to propose to his girlfriend of six-and-a-half-years, so he asked his friend, Alexa Mead for some help. He then convinced his girlfriend that Alexa wanted to paint them and do a photoshoot for fun. Continue »

Teacher Gave Her Students A Chance To Be Creative On The Last Day Of School

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This is first grade teacher Chris-ShaRee Castlebury. She wanted to do something special for her class on the last day of school. Continue »

Artist Proves American Women Are Beautiful In All Sizes In New ‘American Beauty’ Photo Shoot

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Carey Fruth is a superb talented photographer and artist based in San Franciso, CA. For her project “American Beauty”, Carey photographed 14 womens of all body types, shapes and colours posing in romantic beds of flower petals. Continue »

This Instagram Account Has The Most Adorable Way Of Reminding You That You Matter

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We spend our whole childhood wanting to be older, but when we get there, we wonder when the “adult” part actually kicks in. Isn’t that supposed to be automatic? No matter where you are in life or how you feel, there are times when we all need a little encouragement to push on. If you haven’t seen the Instagram account @chibirdart, then you don’t know what it means to say “D’awww.” Whether it’s messages about body positivity, mental health stigma, or moving on from a negative event, @chibirdart has something for you. Continue »

Woman Posed For An Epic Divorce Photo Shoot To Let Go Of The Past And Start Fresh

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We all have different ways of getting over a relationship. A mother from Iowa came up with a very unique way to get back at her ex-husband and let go of the past. Continue »

Musician Performs Concert Floating In The Middle Of The Arctic Ocean

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Photo © Pedro Armestre / Greenpeace

Acclaimed Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi performs one of his own compositions on a floating platform in the Arctic Ocean, in front of the Wahlenbergbreen glacier in Svalbard, Norway. The composition, Elegy for the Arctic, was inspired by eight million voices from around the world calling for Arctic protection. Continue »

Celebrity Mugshots Get A 1920’s Makeover

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Mugshot Doppelgänger takes actual mugshots of current celebs and combine them with vintage mugshots of whores, gangsters, fraudsters, and crooks from 1920’s Australia. Continue »