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Spectacular Winning Images from The 2021 Landscape Photographer of the Year

Winner: “Comet NeoWise Setting, Marin” by Tanmay Sapkal. Location: Mt. Tamalpais, Marin, CA, USA
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For the eighth year in a row, the International Landscape Photographer of the Year awards presents the winning landscape photos to the public, rendering us speechless every time! 4,500 entries were accepted in the course of the year, and the jury has selected 100 finalists in the 2021 International Landscape Photographer of the Year awards. Continue reading »

Parasitic City Takes Root on the Foundations of a Decommissioned Highway Bridge

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Back in 2010, a region of southern Italy announced a competition to decide how to reuse a stretch of the Salerno-Reggio Calabria highway, located between Sicily and Bagnara, with a focus on implementing renewable energy into the infrastructure. Continue reading »

This Japanese Company Makes Custom Decorative Coffins for Vampire Fans

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Ziggy Vamp Co. Ltd., a Tokyo-based company that specializes in products for wannabe vampires, is selling hand-made, customizable coffin furniture. Continue reading »

The Gepetto of Prosthetic Limbs: These Early Prostheses Made by James Gillingham From 1900 Were Decades Ahead of Time

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Nicknamed the “Gepetto of Prosthetic Limbs,” James Gillingham (1839–1924) was a British boot and shoemaker at his Golden Shoe shop until 1863 when he began making artificial limbs made from leather and molded like a pair of shoes. Continue reading »

Artist Friend Spent Over 500 Hours On These Paintings Capturing The Suffering Of The Ukrainian People

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Millions of people have been displaced by the war in Ukraine, causing unprecedented suffering and death. Continue reading »

This Artist Creates Superb Surreal Photomanipulations

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According to Modifeye: “I like to tell a story through imagery. If I can get you to stop and think about one of my images while you’re flipping through Instagram, then I have done my job! My goal is to thought-provoke, to communicate and inspire through imagery.

I do not use any stock photos and I shoot and retouch all of the photos needed myself. Thank you so much for viewing!” Continue reading »

Spectacular Shortlist Entries of the 2022 Earth Photo Competition

A picture is worth a thousand words. Now more than ever, photography has the power to celebrate the natural world and create conversations about our environment.

Developed in partnership by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), Earth Photo is an international competition and exhibition which rewards photographs and videos that tell stories about our planet, its inhabitants, its beauty, and its fragility.

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Yevhen Samuchenko, “At The Pink Planet – 1 Car And 2 People”, 2019, Ukraine. Category: Place. Yevhen Samuchenko says: “The first time you see the pink salt lakes of the Kherson region in Ukraine it feels as though you are looking at another planet. During the summer months, microscopic algae causes the water to turn pink and red”. (Photo by Yevhen Samuchenko/Earth Photo 2022) Continue reading »

Hyper Realistic Wax Figure of Anna Kournikova by Oleg Kulik

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The Russian artist Oleg Kulik is a guy who knows how to create an “event” — he slaughtered a pig in the Regina Gallery in Moscow, he bit people while acting like a caged dog in Moscow, New York, Stockholm and Vienna. At the same time, Kulik is a serious artist who takes deliberate care with his final product. For instance, everyone can easily recognize the figure of Anna Kournikova, the Russian tennis star (though her name is never mentioned, as we shiver with fear before American lawyers). Continue reading »

100 Times People Didn’t Even Realize How Bad Their Tattoos Were

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There are plenty of reasons why people might end up with a bad tattoo. Maybe they lack taste, maybe they went to the wrong studio, or maybe they wanted crooked lines on purpose. Continue reading »

Artists Reimagined Cats As The Zodiac Signs

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Have you ever imagined cats as astrology signs? No? Well, in case you havn’t, the two talented sisters called “The Pulp Girls” did that for you as they illustrated each of the twelve astrology signs in the form of cute cats. Continue reading »

Stunning Portraits of Black Women From the Victorian Era

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During the Victorian era in England and the United States, aristocratic white women often had a very specific role to play: that of a wife and a mother. But for the small group of Black women who joined the middle or upper class, their role was far more complicated. Continue reading »

War and Peas: Brilliant and Funny Comics for Dirty Lovers

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War And Peas is a hilarious cartoon series made by a two-headed squad of Jonathan Kunz and Elizabeth Pich. Continue reading »

Super Antics: The Badass Comics by Kerry Callen

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Kerry Callen is a talented illustrator and book author who loves depicting the humorous adventures of the golden age Superman, his friends, and all the hijinks of their wacky universe. He calls this series of cartoons “Super Antics”, and they’re brilliant. Continue reading »

Fun with Shapes and Forms: Organic 3D Artworks by Roman Bratschi

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Inspired by natural shapes, forms and patterns, Roman Bratschi is an experienced 3D illustrator and animation director, who kick-started his career as a graphic designer. With 15 years of artistic expertise under his creativity belt, his career path transformed as he began to tamper in alternative illustrative methods. Continue reading »

Last War Relicts: Otherwordly Concept Art by Michał Klimczak

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Out of this world artworks by Michał Klimczak, a graphic designer and concept artist based in Krakow, Poland. Continue reading »

Basically Alone We Are All: The Superb Embroidered Artworks by Cléa Lala

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French artist Cléa Lala creates provocative mixed-media artworks combining embroidery and illustration. Continue reading »

Chinese Artist Uses Illustrations To Inspire People To Love And Care For Themselves

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According to Cheng Chi Sing aka Soolooka: “Hi~ I’m Cheng Chi Sing, Jessey, who is behind Soolooka, from Hong Kong. Continue reading »

Photographer Takes Portraits To Express People’s Emotionality

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According to Katarzyna Załużna: “In my life, I am confronted with various situations, events that trigger pleasant emotions, a sense of harmony, but there are also those difficult ones that are not welcome, but cannot be inhibited, rejected, then I try to express them, find a vent in the form of enigmatic images. I present a series of portraits of the easy and pleasant and the extremely different – dark, mysterious and sensual. Continue reading »

Tiny Wasteland: Scenes from A Tiny World Where Everything Could Happen

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According to Péter Csákvári: “I’ve spent 5 years creating this project called “Tiny Wasteland.” The series features miniature figures placed next to everyday objects in order to create the illusion of microscopic worlds. Usually, I use food and trash in my setups and try to reflect on our world’s issues, so I magnify these problems in the pictures. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Whimsical Fantasy Sculptures With Polymer Clay

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According to Michelle Petersen: “I sculpt whimsical fantasy sculptures, figurines, and, depending on the season, holiday ornaments with polymer clay and acrylic paint. Continue reading »

Wonderful Photos of London’s Tube Riders From the 1960s to 1980s

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For more than four decades, photographer Bob Mazzer has been taking pictures on the London Underground. Continue reading »

Artist Repaints Mass-Produced Celebrity And Character Dolls To The Point They Look Naturally Lifelike

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Noel Cruz (previously featured) is an incredible artist who creates lifelike dolls by repainting their original versions. He is most recognized for his celebrity-based models that sometimes are uncanny to look at due to their accurate resemblance to the characters or people they portray. Continue reading »

Jungbauernkalender 2022: A Bavarian Calendar For Young Farmers Is Here!

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The handsome boys and girls show a lot in the Jungbauernkalender 2022, which is now available in the men’s and girls’ editions. Continue reading »

Beautiful Advertising Photos of Opel Automobiles From the 1950s

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Opel is a German automobile manufacturer which was owned by the American automaker General Motors from 1929 until 2017 and the PSA Group, a predecessor of Stellantis, from 2017 until 2021. Continue reading »

Stolen Lives: Ukrainian Artist Shows the Horror of War Through Her Own Feelings

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24/02/2022 Russia started bombing Ukraine. A lot of people lost their normal life, lost their homes. Sasha Anisimova, an illustrator from Kharkov, was forced to leave her home and flee the horrors of war. She expresses her anxieties and fears through tragic drawings of bombed-out cities, with hope for the future. Continue reading »