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An Apocalyptic Beauty: The Atmospheric Photographs of Glen Rubsamen


Born in 1957, Glen Rubsamen is a multifaceted artist and writer, whose primary mediums are painting and photography. Rubsamen’s body of work resonates with a documentary-style curiosity, meticulously accumulating images of nature’s dramatic moments. His fascination spans from the romantic spectacle of sunrises and sunsets to luxuriant foliage and apocalyptic visuals. Continue reading »

Capturing Culinary Delights Across the Globe at the 2023 Pink Lady Food Photography Awards

The Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year is a global contest honoring the diversity and artistry in food photography across various applications. The competition’s 25 categories, ranging from magazine food styling to cultural and natural food portrayals, celebrate the cultural breadth of food’s representation in society. The Awards value technical skill, originality, and emotional connection to the subject, whether it’s a simple apple or a baker at work in the early morning. The grand prize winner will be awarded 5,000 GBP (around 6,570 USD).

Overall Winner: Candy Man
Seller Pappu Jaiswal. The photograph was taken in the streets of western Mumbai near the candy floss-selling grounds of the beaches and fairs. It is part of a wider series of images of the sellers, which capture the unique ways used to display the candy goods in the hope of attracting a buyer. “The winning image was part of a personal project – a huge amount of time and thought went into capturing it so it’s great to be recognised by such an esteemed panel of judges” Jon Enoch. Photograph: Jon Enoch/Pink Lady Awards 23 Continue reading »

Capturing the Short Shorts Phenomenon in a Photo Journey Through the 70s and 80s


Short shorts, as the name suggests, are a style of shorts that are shorter than the average length. This fashion trend has a history that dates back to the 1930s, when they were donned by Hollywood starlets for publicity photos. Interestingly, their popularity led to a by-law in New York City, which was eventually repealed in 1942, prohibiting women from wearing them. Continue reading »

The Matrix Glitches or Pure Luck? Subway Signs that Match People Perfectly


Have you ever experienced a moment where reality seems to imitate art? Maybe it was a chance encounter that felt like something out of a movie, or a coincidence that seemed too good to be true. Well, these hilarious subway sign coincidences might just top them all. Continue reading »

Transforming Landscapes into Art: Jadikan’s Stunning Long Exposure Photos of Aerial Firework


French artist Jadikan has recently taken the world of photography by storm with his latest series of photographs titled “Phénomènes” or Aerial Firework Dreams. The series is a breathtaking collection of long exposure photos that are created using drones equipped with flammable powder, specifically designed to create firework bursts that light up the night sky. Continue reading »

The Superb Futuristic Paper Photo Artworks of Alma Haser


Alma Haser is a London-based German artist who has been making waves in the art world with her unique blend of photography, photo collage, and paper cut techniques. Her meticulously crafted and intricately detailed portraiture is influenced by her strong background in fine art and has helped her carve out a niche for herself in the industry. Continue reading »

Breaking Fashion Boundaries: Women’s Attitudes and Styles in the 1960s


Women’s fashion underwent significant changes throughout the 1960s, becoming increasingly casual for people of all ages and genders. Three main trends dominated women’s wear during this era: the continuation of refined elegance from the previous decade, youthful styles popularized by Mary Quant and the Space Age movement, and the hippie style that emerged in the late 60s. Continue reading »

Love and Fashion in the 1970s: Vintage Photos of Young Couples


In the 1970s, fashion was all about expressing individuality. Popular items included mini skirts, bell-bottoms (popularized by hippies), vintage clothing from the 1950s and earlier, and the androgynous glam rock and disco styles that introduced platform shoes, bright colors, glitter, and satin. Continue reading »

Exploring the Fantastical World of Miss Aniela’s Surreal Fashion Photography


Miss Aniela is a visionary British artist who has made a name for herself in the world of fine art photography. Her unique approach combines traditional photography with props, CGI techniques and surreal elements to create stunning and unforgettable images that challenge our perception of reality. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The 2023 Insect Week Photography Awards

The Royal Entomological Society has announced the winning images from their Insect Week photography competition. This year’s competition for amateur photographers received over 700 entries from 34 countries across six continents, with 24 images earning commendations for their outstanding quality.

A spotted tiger beetle (Cicindela sexguttata). These metallic green beetles are native to North America and adults are efficient predators with large mandibles. Photograph: Benjamin Salb/Royal Entomological Society Continue reading »

Hossein Zare’s Minimalist Photography Symbolizes Our Life’s Journey

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Hossein Zare is a self-taught Iranian photographer renowned for his surreal and thought-provoking digital art. He explores the intersection of nature, humanity, and technology, often blurring the boundaries between reality and fantasy. Zare’s work has been exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide, including the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tehran, the London Design Festival, and the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Continue reading »

Anne Lee Patterson Photographed by Alfred Cheney Johnston, ca. 1930


In these vintage model shoot photos, we see Miss Anne posing in a diaphanous covering designed by ‘Erte’ and wearing high heels. She sports short hair and looks stunning. The photographer was a longtime close friend of hers. Miss Anne was not only crowned Miss USA in 1931 but also performed in the Ziegfeld Follies during the same year. Continue reading »

Meet Samir Belhamra, The Artist Blending Reality and Imagination


From a young age, Samir Belhamra has been fascinated by art and creativity. Born and raised in a modest family in a small neighborhood with buildings as his only landscape, Samir began exploring his artistic talents through drawing, graffiti, and inventions. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The Sony World Photography Awards 2023

A ruined cement factory, a sunken car, the brave women of DRC and a posse of urban raccoons … all these and many more feature in this year’s list of overall professional category winners.

Our War: Edgar Martins, Portugal (Photographer of the Year and first place in Professional Competition, Portraiture)
Martins says: ‘In 2011, my friend the photojournalist Anton Hammerl travelled to Libya to cover the conflict between pro-regime and anti-Gaddafi forces. On 5 April he was abducted and killed by government militia. Frustrated by the lack of progress in the investigation to find his mortal remains, in 2022 I travelled to Libya. This previously unseen body of work is structured as a portrait of Anton through the people he photographed and met, and others involved in the conflict.’ Continue reading »

The Original Blonde Bombshell: Stunning Photos of Jean Harlow Taken by Edwin Bower Hesser in 1929

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Edwin Bower Hesser (1893-1962) was a renowned Hollywood photographer during the silent film era and early talkies. He was celebrated for his ability to create stunningly sensual images, often infused with bright, golden undertones. One of his most famous subjects was the legendary Hollywood actress Jean Harlow, whom he captured in a series of striking photographs. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Photos Of The Travel Photographer Of The Year 2022

These are the 35 winning photographs from the Travel Photographer of the Year 2022 competition. The top prize was awarded to a snapshot of one of the world’s last two remaining Northern White rhinos, out of the 20,000 submissions.

Overall Winner: Travel Photographer Of The Year 2022: Matjaz Krivic, Slovenia

Matjaz Krivic from Slovenia won the Overall prize for 2022 with his series titled “Northern White Rhinos.” The judges commented that the portfolio beautifully and sensitively tells the sad story of Najin, a 33-year-old Northern White rhino, and her keeper Zachary Mutai in Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Kenya. The images are intimate and tender. The judges also noted the fascinating visual story-telling of the erupting Cumbre Vieja volcano on the island of La Palma, which focuses on the impact on the surrounding landscape, as seen through the abandoned horse in search of food. Continue reading »

The Autochrome: A Revolutionary but Brief Moment in Photography History


The Autochrome was a groundbreaking photographic process that revolutionized the industry in the early 20th century. Developed by the Société Lumière in 1907, the Autochrome was the first industrial color photography process available to the public. American photographer Edward Steichen even described it as the “most beautiful process that photography has ever given us to translate nature.” This new process quickly gained popularity and created a craze for color photography. Continue reading »

Capturing the Unbridled Hysteria of Beatlemania: LIFE Photographer Stan Wayman’s Portraits of Fans at the Beatles’ First US Concert


The Beatles are undoubtedly one of the most iconic bands in the history of popular music. Their influence on music and culture is immeasurable, with their impact felt not just in their home country of the UK, but across the world. Beyond the impact their music had on everyone from Bob Dylan and the Beach Boys to Jimi Hendrix and The Rolling Stones, The Beatles also sparked the era-defining phenomenon known as Beatlemania. Continue reading »

The Photographer Captured Ballerina Anita Pudikova in The Image of The Twins from Atomic Heart, Which She Played in The Game

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Bolshoi Ballet dancer Anita Pudikova revealed that she played one of the sexy robot twins from the game Atomic Heart, and the photographer Alexander Yakovlev captured Anita in the look, which she successfully embodied. Continue reading »

Massimo Gammacurta’s Sweet Take on Famous Brands


New York-based photographer and multimedia artist Massimo Gammacurta has taken a fresh approach to capturing the world’s most renowned brands. Using colored candy, he has created captivating works of art that transform iconic logos into shiny and colorful sculptures. The results are breathtaking. Continue reading »

The Miniature Magic of Anthony Ryan Schmidt: How a Teenager’s Passion for Toy Cars Became a Phenomenon


If you’re scrolling through social media and happen to come across a photo of a stunning vintage car on a street corner, think again. You might just be looking at the work of Anthony Ryan Schmidt – a talented teenager from Seattle who has made a name for himself in the world of photography with his toy car creations. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of the FdB Wedding Photography Awards 2022

Grandma And Her Little Boy” Photo By Barbara Fabbri (Italy)

Did you know that every three months, photographers from all corners of the globe send in their most unique and incredible wedding photos to the FdB Awards? It’s an exciting event where over 1500 photos from 12 different countries are evaluated by a team of three international photographers. Continue reading »

Flower Men of Saudi Arabia: The Fascinating Photo Series by Omar Reda


Have you heard of the “flower men” of Saudi Arabia? This fascinating tribe is famous for adorning themselves with fragrant garlands made from flowers and herbs. They reside primarily in the Asir province of the southern region of Saudi Arabia. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images Of The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2023

Overall Winner: “A Look to the Future” by Charlie Page

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2023 announced its 25 winning photos, with Charlie Page taking the overall first place for his work called “A Look to the Future”. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Photos Of The 12th Annual Mobile Photography Awards

Grand Prize Winner: Glenn Homann

These are the 20 photos that won the 12th Annual Mobile Photography Awards (MPA). The Mobile Photography Awards were established in 2011 to acknowledge and honor the skills and visual artistry of mobile photography and art communities. Continue reading »