The Indian Photo Festival Portrait Prize 2021 Finalists and Winners

The ‘Indian Photo Festival’ PORTRAIT PRIZE 2021 is a portrait competition open to photographers from the Indian subcontinent. Photographers have been making portraits for centuries and what’s so interesting about portraiture is its ability to capture the essence of a person, a time period, or a culture. This award aims at discovering the compelling portraits and extraordinary talents.

Cartin: Winner by Sujata Setia

“I’ve never been photographed like this before… with all of my scars, I mean.” Catrin said.

It left us both thinking of what is the limit on scars? How much can we see? Are we all becoming a part of the world where scars need to look “pretty” too? Just enough, so we can use them to remind ourselves that our lives are better? Continue reading »

Photographer Explores The Artefacts of Abandoned Former USSR Sites

A fountain at the former technical university in Gyumri, Armenia.

Relics of the Soviet conquest of space, Moscow Pioneer camps, remnants of propaganda along a journey sparsely dotted with statues of Stalin or Lenin, from traditional Moldovan houses to ghosts of the Caucasian wars, by way of petro-chemical factories in the Donbass… Continue reading »

The BirdLife Australia 2022 Calendar is Here!


January: Papuan pitta. These small, ground-dwelling birds migrate from New Guinea to breed in the humid rainforests of the northern Cape York Peninsula during the wet season (between December and March). Despite their bright plumage, these secretive birds are more easily heard than seen ‒ but can be spotted alone or in pairs, foraging among the leaf litter for prey. Photograph: Laurie Ross Continue reading »

Finalists and Winners of The Head On Portrait Award 2021

Jenni Bruce at her burnt home

‘It was all gone,’ she said. ‘I had a great workshop with tools that I had spent a lifetime gathering. I had a huge collection of paints and canvases, and I was working on a new body of work to exhibit. It was just devastating to lose that amount of hard work … I wish the people in power would listen; I wish they would stop using industries that are so bad for our environment.’ Photograph: Gideon Mendel Continue reading »

The Winners of The Historic Photographer of The Year Awards 2021 Have Been Announced

Overall winner: Whiteford Lighthouse, Gower, Wales by Steve Liddiard

The winners of the Historic Photographer of the Year awards 2021 have been announced. The awards celebrate amateur and professional photography of cultural sites and historic places across the globe, from national treasures to hidden gems. Continue reading »

The Superb Comics About Silly Things And Weird Situations By Will Santino

Will Santino is a cartoonist and illustrator who is famous for his interesting one-panel comics. His short comics are usually black-and-white with some occasional splash of colors. He uses very few words, sometimes he even conveys his ideas without a single word. The artist’s drawing style is minimalistic and he uses silly humor and absurd situations to illustrate his comics. Continue reading »

Abandoned Floating Submarine Base PB-24. The Only One Located In Russia.

Abandoned military ships on the shore of Pala Bay, Murmansk region. Some have turned into decayed carcasses. Others still hope for the day of scrapping. They say that this place is still a dangerous source of radiation because this tanker could have carried radioactive wastes.


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According to the site of enthusiasts of industrial tourism from the Murmansk region, Russia: “General view of Pala Bay, Green Island can be seen in the background. The island is literally strewn with shipwrecks, until recently the hull of a technical tanker of project 1783A lay on its shore. According to rumors this tanker was used to transport radioactive waste, they say the bottom of the bay in the area of the island still has a lot of “phonite”.” Continue reading »

Amazing Photographs of Auto Transporters From the 1970s and 1980s

Car shipping can be traced all the way back to the invention of the automobile. Cars were originally extremely expensive luxuries imported from Europe in the late 19th century. There wasn’t a very high for demand for cars because of the expense. However, car shipping was still necessary because of the long distances between manufacturers, dealers and buyers. Continue reading »

This Brush You Hold With Your Mouth Lets You Lick Your Cat

Sometimes the idea of making something so weird outweighs the actual usefulness of the item. Take for instance this cat brush that you hold in your mouth and use it by fake licking your cat with each stroke of the giant tongue brush sticking out of your mouth. Not only does this most likely not work at all in regards to actually brushing your cat, but also just makes you look like a complete idiot while using it, so it’s essentially a lose-lose situation. Continue reading »

After Having Triplets, This Artist Founds A New Passion For Painting

My precious triplets

“My name is Anna Belan, I am an artist from Moscow, Russia. After graduating from the Academy of Theater Arts in 2004, I participate in joint exhibitions and projects in Russia and Europe. Theater education helped me to look at contemporary art in a different way. I create stories for my characters exploring the fine lines of the soul. I enjoy experimenting with mixed media, however I have found it most inspiring for me to work with oil on canvas – it is currently my main medium.” Continue reading »

Beautiful Vintage Portraits of Björk in the 1980s

Björk is an Icelandic singer-songwriter and founding member of the band the Sugarcubes. She went on to a strong solo career with songs like “I’ve Seen It All” and “Human Behaviour,” as well as acting success. Continue reading »

Statues Have Started To Attack People!

You may not hear it on news, but statues all over the world have started to attack people! Don’t believe us? Scroll down and see for yourself! Continue reading »

Creative Drawings On Pictures Of Everyday Objects Created By Artist Irfan Yilmaz

Turkish-born artist Irfan Yilmaz, currently living in Boston, Massachusetts, who is known as “Doodletheaction” on his Instagram creates drawings on pictures of everyday objects. Continue reading »

An Artist Used Computer Graphics To Reimagine These 8 Iconic Paintings

Cafe Terrace At Night By Vincent Van Gogh

According to Yulia Pidlubnyak: “Hello, my name is Yulia Pidlubnyak, I’m from ymage works. Inspired by iconic paintings, I re-ymagined them in 3D world, focusing on architectural forms, textures, and light. I left people out from these paintings to show what lies further, which is at first unnoticed to our eye.” Continue reading »

Playful Handmade Things by Taili Wu

Taili Wu is a designer and stop-motion artist with a passion for handmade design, playful things and crunchy cookies. Having grown up in the farm land of Taiwan, she draws inspirations from animals, daily objects, and toys. Her fascination and curiosity with everyday objects compels her to tell stories through stop-motion, ceramics, and mixed mediums. Continue reading »

Cute Furry Character Illustrations by Renee French

Renee French is a painter, animator and author and illustrator of books, living and working in Australia. Her distinctive miniature graphite works often summon ‘cute’ creatures whose features are tweaked to the point where cuteness tips into something more menacing, morbidly humorous and yet poignant. She has had solo exhibitions in NYC, LA, Tokyo, Sydney and Melbourne, and her publications include Baby Bjornstrand, 2014 and Hagelbarger and That Nightmare Goat, 2013. Continue reading »

Hilarious Private Conversations People Overheard In San Francisco

People who live in the big cities are definitely masters of eavesdropping. Sometimes they can’t help it, accidentally overhearing conversations from complete strangers can be so funny, it’s hard not to share them with someone else. Continue reading »

Unexpected Coincidences On The Streets Of New York That This Russian Photographer Managed To Capture On Camera

It’s interesting how different the world can seem through a camera lens. Some people might be excited to take it out only for special occasions or when they see a colorful sunset. But others will keep it in their hands all the time and will make simple moments more special by making them permanent in their camera roll. Continue reading »

This Couple Decided To Take Their Engagement Photos At The Grocery Store They Shop At, And The End Result Might Make You Smile

Couple photoshoots are nothing new, wedding and engagement-themed photos being the turning point for most couples who want to capture the important moments in their lives. Continue reading »

Winning Photos Of Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2021

The funniest and most popular photography competition in the world, The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2020 has reached its conclusion and is proud to announce that the OVERALL WINNER of this year’s competition is Ken Jensen, a keen amateur photographer from Blackburn for his amazing photograph entitled ‘Ouch!

The Competition Winners were revealed on BBC’s ‘The One Show’ in front of millions of viewers, a first for the competition that has seen its popularity grow and grow despite only being created 7 years ago. Up against 7,000 hilarious entries from across the globe, Ken’s image of a Golden Silk Monkey, looking a little more than uncomfortable, just pipped the others photos to the top title.

Overall Winner: Ouch! by Ken Jensen
Golden Silk Monkey, China

“A golden silk monkey in Yunnan China – this is actually a show of aggression however in the position that the monkey is in it looks quite painful!” Continue reading »

The Winners Of 2021 WildArt Photographer of the Year Motion Competition

Motion Gold Award Winner by Mohammad Murad, Kuwait – Prize: £500

Here are the winners and highly commended photographs from WildArt POTY Motion Competition 2021. Continue reading »

“Deploy”: The Surreal Dreamscapes of Ahmed Muntasir

Ahmed Muntasir, known as “Ragenfection” is a freelance 3D artist based in St. Catharines, Canada. He predominantly focuses on creating simple nature, surreal, environmental, and sci-fi artworks. Continue reading »

“Papriko 420”: A Humorous Art Project For Those Who Are Stoned

“Papriko – Four Twenty” is an art project surrounding cannabis culture and other uplifting stuff by creative studio PAPRIKO Ink., a multi-disciplinary design and art studio based in Switzerland and Japan. Continue reading »

“Age of the Succubus”: The Demonic and Dark Tales of Nona Limmen

Dutch photographer Nona Limmen is based in Amsterdam, but her marvelous analog photos capture visions of a vast, mystical world nebulously bordering our own. Continue reading »

This Artist Creates Dystopian Generative Cityscapes with Neural Networks

Visual artists are always looking for new forms and adapting the tools created by technological progress for artistic purposes. Generative algorithms, which existed long before computing devices, received a huge development with computers. Continue reading »