2019 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer Of The Year Winners

The winning images from the 2019 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the year contest have been revealed.

Overall winner. Fin whale’s demise. Fin whale.
The fin whale is sighted regularly in this region; seeing one beached, however, is rare. The whale sits less than 5m from shore and 100m from residential homes, giving whale researchers access to an unusual occurrence for this species. Bronze whalers and great whites feasted over the remains before removal. Photo Credit: Mat Beetson, Western Australia Continue reading »

“Birds Of Britain”: Photographer John d Green Captured The Beauties Of London In ‘Swinging Sixties’

Birds of Britain, an acclaimed book of photographs by John d Green, was published almost 50 years ago, in September 1967. The book featured John d Green’s strikingly individual, unconventional and witty portraits of 58 of the girls who made London swing – actresses, models, aristocrats, fashion designers, boutique owners and pop singers. Continue reading »

Brilliant Photo Project Captures What It’s Like to Feel Lost

A man stares down a train, umbrella in hand, defiant in his dreary black-and-white world. This was the first of César Blay‘s images to captivate us when it popped up on the top of the Popular page a couple of weeks back, and we immediately wanted to know the story behind it. Continue reading »

“The Cat Whisperer”: Walter Chandoha, The Photographer Who Popularized Cat Pictures

On a winter’s night in 1949 in New York City, young marketing student and budding photographer Walter Chandoha spotted a stray kitten in the snow, bundled it into his coat, and brought it home. Little did he know he had just met the muse that would determine the course of his life. Continue reading »

Russian Artist Depicts Tarantino’s Heroines As Pin-Up Girls

Recently we’ve seen other cool creations of a Russian artist Andrey Tarusov. This time he finds inspiration in movies of legendaty Quentin Tarantino. Continue reading »

“Sunken Time”: Soviet Russia, XX Century, 1962-1992, In Black & White Photographs By Mikhail Dashevsky

Photos of famous Russian photographer Mikhail Dashevsky – persuasive evidence of Soviet society “era of developed socialism.” Black-and-white photos, devoid of pathos and gloss, hypnotically immerse the viewer in the recent, but forgotten time. reality (casual as we would say today) – Moscow, province, village, children, elderly – the main themes of photos in the book. Continue reading »

Anti-Surveillance Fashion Designed To Trigger And Inject Junk Data In To Automated License Plate Readers

The fabric on this garment is designed to trigger Automated License Plate Readers, adding unhelpful data to the systems used to surveil our communities. Look fabulous in an all-over printed, body-hugging crop top. Continue reading »

Breathtaking Aerial Photos Of A Lavender Field In Southern France By Samir Belhamra

Samir Belhamra is a self-taught photographer and graphic designer who recently visited Valensole, Southern France to take pictures of the beautiful blooming lavender fields and his photos will take your breath away. Continue reading »

Romanian Artist Colorized Black And White Photos To Bring Memories To Vivid Reality

Amelia Earhart

Accroding to Jecinci: “Hi, I’m Jecinci, a 36 years old architect & 3D Artist from Romania with a passion for colorizing black & white photos. For me, colorizing black & white photographs is a hobby that opens a vibrant and dynamic window into the past, through which memories become a vivid reality. Continue reading »

Gorgeous Photos Of Classic Beauties Taken From Between The 1940s And 1960s By Philippe Halsman

Marilyn Monroe, photo by Philippe Halsman, variant used for cover of LIFE, November 9, 1959

Philippe Halsman (2 May 1906 – 25 June 1979) was born in Riga and began to take photographs in Paris in the 1930s. He opened a portrait studio in Montparnasse in 1934, where he photographed André Gide, Marc Chagall, André Malraux, Le Corbusier and other writers and artists, using an innovative twin-lens reflex camera that he had designed himself. Continue reading »

Photographs Of ‘El Segundo Barrio’ Of El Paso In 1972 By Danny Lyon

Documerica was a program sponsored by the United States Environmental Protection Agency to “photographically document subjects of environmental concern” in the United States from about 1972 to 1977. These particular photos shot in Kodachrome by Danny Lyon are all of El Paso and in particular the Second Ward which was described as a classic ‘Barrio’ on the Mexican border. Continue reading »

Artist Illustrated 18 Famous Quotes With Beautiful Posters

“It’s Not What You Look At That Matters, It’s What You See” -Henry David Thoreau

According to Tang Yau Hoong: “It seems like quotes have flooded the internet and social media since the beginning. We love inspirational quotes. They affirm what we already know (or think we know) about ourselves and give us (temporary) hope when we feel discouraged. Continue reading »

This Fantastic 1000-Piece Full Moon Puzzle

July 16, 2019 marked the 50 year anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch – the historic mission to the Moon where Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first of humankind to set foot on the Moon. Our Moon puzzle celebrates this momentous achievement and will challenge and delight puzzle solvers everywhere. Continue reading »

The Superb Expressive Sculptures Of Matteo Pugliese

Matteo Pugliese was born in Milan in 1969. In 1978 his family moved to Sardinia and lived there for the next 12 years. During this time he developed a strong love for drawing and sculpture and practiced without formal education. Continue reading »

Japanese Papercraft Artist Turns Snack And Sweet Packaging Into Awesome Characters

Japanese university student and papercraft artist @02ESyRaez4VhR2l (Haruki) loves Japanese snacks and sweets just as much as the rest of us, but he appears to be a bit more interested in the packaging they come in. That’s because Haruki, who’s been featured on national television for his outstanding artwork, has a talent for turning that packaging into awesome characters and even scenery. Continue reading »