Child Labor In America: Horrible Photographs That Show Boys At Coal And Zinc Mines From A Century Ago

A trapper boy, one mile inside Turkey Knob Mine in Macdonald, West Virginia, 1908.

After the Civil War, the availability of natural resources, new inventions, and a receptive market combined to fuel an industrial boom. The demand for labor grew, and in the late 19th and early 20th centuries many children were drawn into the labor force. Factory wages were so low that children often had to work to help support their families. The number of children under the age of 15 who worked in industrial jobs for wages climbed from 1.5 million in 1890 to 2 million in 1910. Continue »

Extraordinary Black And White Portraits Of ’60s and ’70s Celebrities Taken By David Bailey

Mick Jagger, 1964

After having been fashion photographer, John French’s, assistant, David Bailey begins the 1960s with a contract with Vogue and rapidly becomes a leading figure of the Swinging London scene, chronicling the unrestricted existences of models and musicians. Continue »

Georgian Couple Uses Fallen Leaves To Create Out-Of-This-World Art


Kristi Botkoveli (Nancy Woland) and Beka Zaridze are two self-taught artists who create art that is magical and mystical. When people ask them how they got the idea of using leaves as canvas, they answer – from love. They were walking together at the park during autumn, when Nancy picked a leaf, they looked at each other and knew exactly what they were supposed to do, create. Continue »

The Underbelly Of Fetish Parties Has Been Exposed In Photographs Captured By Belgian Photographer MagLau


Photographer MagLau dedicated three years to capturing the obsession with leather and chains, visiting fetish parties through Europe and Japan. He said that most people were happy to be photographed for the project, with the images included in a new book Fetish Ballad. Aiming to capture the candid moments, he said he never judged but instead wanted to simply observe and understand. (Slightly NSFW) Continue »

From Dusk To Dawn: Photographer Creates Amazing Cityscapes Showing The Transition From Night To Day


These stunning photographs are not just colourful depictions of city life – they are also part of a visionary attempt to capture the passage of time in still images. Artist Fong Qi Wei was keen to invent a way to show how scenes change over time, without resorting to a video camera or time-lapse photography. So he captured multiple pictures of the same sites over the course of a day, before splicing them together into a single image taken over several hours. The series is entitled ‘Time is a Dimension’, and aims to prove that skilled photography can show the passage of time just as easily as a video. Continue »

Flying Pig Recreates Pink Floyd Album Cover

Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images

An inflatable pig flies above Battersea Power Station in a recreation of Pink Floyd’s “Animals” album cover in London, England. The classic Pink Floyd album artwork was recreated to mark the release of several digitally remastered versions of their albums. Continue »

Judging America: Prejudice By Alternating Between Judgment And Reality By Joel Parés


Joel Parés is an internationally recognized photographer and digital artist based in Dallas, TX, who specializes in advertising and composites. He grew up watching his father take pictures with his 35mm camera and listening to his mother tell stories of her modeling days in Puerto Rico. This combination of image and story led to the use of the narrative throughout his work. Continue »

Re-Enactors Prepare For The Battle Of Hastings For 950th Anniversary

Tim Benfield of the st Centingas historic re-enactment group poses for portraits in his home while wearing his replica armour on October 11, 2016 in Canterbury, England. This weekend marks the 950th anniversary of 1066, the Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest, and many historical groups will be participating in a large-scale re-enactment on the site of the original battle. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images) Continue »

Photographer Vadim Stein Captures Mindblowing Images Of Dancers


Vadim Stein was born in Kiev (Ukraine) in 1967, where he got an education in the sphere of sculpture and restoration. From 1985 to 1992 he worked in the Theater of Plastic Drama – as an actor and a lighting designer. After leaving the theater he got keen on decorative sculpture and graphics. Then it became necessary to take photos of his own works. It was the beginning. Now Vadim Stein lives and works in St. Petersburg (Russia), in the city of the white nights and the melancholy people. He is known here as a photographer, sculptor, and stage designer. Now he is trying himself as a videographer. Continue »

Crystal Mill: The River Shack That Helped Colorado Ore Miners

Photo by Romy Lee

The Crystal Mill or historically known as the Sheep Mountain Mill, is one of the most beautiful, picturesque and reputed to be the most photographed area in Colorado state. It’s located above the Crystal River in Crystal, Colorado, between the towns of Glenwood Springs and Aspen on Highway 82, seven miles southeast of Marble. Continue »

Above It All: The Aerial Tour Of California With Photographer Woody Woodworth


From high altitude, even the most familiar coastlines take on an entirely new dimension. Combine that bird’s-eye-view with a pulsing swell, and you can see how points and bays manipulate the ocean’s energy, bending waves to perfection. It’s that enlightening perspective that first drew Woody Woodworth toward aerial photography. He’s been shooting California’s coastline from above for years, but this season was especially fruitful, when an aerial perspective offered him the fullest view of El Niño’s unrelenting power and jaw-dropping panoramas on February 24th and 25th. Here: Santa Cruz, 1982 Continue »

Artist Redesigns One Movie Poster A Day For 365 Days, And They’re Better Than Original


Sydney-based graphic designer Peter Majarich clearly likes movies. So much so in fact that he’s decided to set himself a challenge. He’s redesigning a different movie poster every day though 2016, and as you can see from his awesome artwork, he’s doing a brilliant job of it. Continue »

Why Did A Brazilian Millionaire Winch A Formula 1 Car Up The Side Of An Apartment Block?


Yep, you read that right! An anonymous Brazilian is a huge Ayrton Senna fan, and he managed to get hold of Senna’s 1985 Lotus 97T Formula 1 car. But where do you keep such a car if you live in an apartment? Er… in your apartment obviously! Continue »

Photographer Captures Remarkable Images Of Largest Cave In The World


Using standard DSLR cameras and a GoPro HERO4 attached to a camera drone, Ryan Deboodt has captured images of one of the world’s best kept secrets. Hang Son Soong, located in Vietnam, is the largest known cave in the world. The largest chamber in the cave is more than 3.1 miles long, 490 feet wide, and 660 feet high with stalagmites that reach up to 230 feet tall. Continue »

Miami Artist Renders Beautiful Persian Rugs With Acrylic And Ink


Jason Seife, the Miami-based artist beautifully renders the exquisite patterns found on old Persian carpets using a combination of acrylic and ink. Along with familiar geometric motifs, Seife’s rugs feature colors you seldom find on heavy textiles. Continue »