Photographer David LaChapelle best known for his surreal celebrity portraits has teamed up with Lavazza to create their 2020 calendar. Shot in Hawaii, his shoot is a hymn to the relationship between humankind and the natural word. Continue reading »
From its humble beginnings, The Australian Firefighters Calendar was established in 1993 to support the Children’s Hospital Foundation, providing funds for research into childhood burns. Now in its 27th year, The Australian Firefighters Calendar has raised over $3 million for various charities. Continue reading »
Ursula Daphne Aitchison is a photographer and the creative mind behind Phodography, where she does photoshoots of people and their dogs. When she’s not busy taking pictures of others, the photographer takes funny portraits of herself and her dog Hugo in silly outfits and it’s just too adorable. Continue reading »
The winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition have been announced during a ceremony at London’s Natural History Museum.
Yongqing Bao, who hails from the Chinese province of Qinghai, scooped on Tuesday the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019 award for The Moment, a striking image that frames the standoff between a Tibetan fox and a marmot, seemingly frozen in life-or-death deliberations.
Fourteen-year-old Cruz Erdmann was named Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019 with his serene portrait of an iridescent big fin reef squid captured on a night dive in the Lembeh Strait off North Sulawesi, in Indonesia.
The two images were selected from 19 category winners, depicting the incredible diversity of life on Earth – from displays of rarely seen animal behaviour to hidden underwater worlds.
Overall winner, and behaviour – mammals joint winner: The Moment by Yongqing Bao, China. It was early spring in the Qinghai–Tibet plateau, in China’s Qilian mountains. The marmot was hungry. It was still in its winter coat and not long out of its six-month winter hibernation spent underground with the rest of its colony. It had spotted the fox and sounded the alarm to warn its companions, but the fox had not reacted and was still in the same position, so the marmot had ventured out of its burrow. The fox continued to lie still, then suddenly it rushed forward. (Photo by Bao Yongqing/2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year) Continue reading »
A group of Everton supporters outside St Paul’s Cathedral, London, before making their way to Crystal Palace for the FA Cup final between Everton and Newcastle United, which Everton won 1-0. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 1906 Continue reading »
The 1970s were a party, full of exploration without explanation. They were all about discovery. Continue reading »
Fantastic and mystery photos of Dutch forest by Martin Podt, a gifted photographer, forest lover from Holten, Overijssel, The Netherlands. Martin focuses mainly on adventures, outdoors, and nature photography. His main subjects are trees, forests and rural scenery. Continue reading »
The World’s Largest Photography Competition Announced 100 Finalists From Over A Million Entries And Here’s 30 Of Them
Photography has been around for nearly 200 years now and humanity’s fascination with taking pictures has only been growing over the past couple of centuries. Nowadays, it is one of the primary ways to explore and experience the world. In fact, photography is such a big deal that there are now plenty of social media websites dedicated to showing the world all of the cool stuff that we’ve shot. That is beside the multibillion dollar industry and the countless communities that revolve around photography.
EyeEm, one of such communities, are currently holding its annual photography competition—the EyeEm Awards 2019. EyeEm is a photographic community that was formed in 2010 along with the world photography competition. According to the EyeEm Team, over 5,000 photographers from around the globe participated, thus forming the community.
Gear: Huawei Mate 10 pro Location: Imogiri, Yogyakarta Indonesia “Her name is Mss Ponikem, she is a batik craft maker from Giriloyo, Imogiri, Yogyakarta Indonesia. She’s been making Batik for 35 years. Batik is one of Indonesia heritage legacy in fashion.” Continue reading »
When He Said “Jump…”: The Most Influential Images Of All Time Captured By The Photographer Philippe Halsman
Philippe Halsman (2 May 1906 Riga, Russian Empire – 25 June 1979 New York City – previously) was a Latvian-born American portrait photographer. Many celebrities photographed by Halsman include Alfred Hitchcock, Judy Garland, Winston Churchill, Marilyn Monroe, Dorothy Dandridge, and Pablo Picasso. Many of those photographs appeared on the cover of Life. In such photos, he utilizes a variety of his rules of photography. For example, in one of his photos of Winston Churchill, the omission of his face makes Halsman’s photo even more powerful at making Churchill more human. Continue reading »
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Secretary and Ramsgate beauty queen, Christine James. (Photo by Peter Powell/Express/Getty Images). March 1965 Continue reading »
Oktoberfest is the world’s most famous beer festival, held in Munich, Germany. One of the world’s largest beer-centric congregations, Oktoberfest attracts thousands of people from across the continent to Munich, with the intention of celebrating Bavaria’s historic culture whilst enjoying flagons of the region’s finest beers. Continue reading »
Into The Mirror: A Series Of Images By Luca Meneghel That Intersect Reality And Artistry Through The Fusion Of Lens Captures And Hand Drawing
Luca Meneghel is a fashion photographer born in Belluno, Italy. His unique view is the result of a background in design combined with a deep fascination with the way people and space relate to each other. He lists among his publications Vogue Portugal, Numéro France, Elle Portugal, Monocle… Continue reading »
One of a series of photographs by Henry Flather showing the construction, undertaken between 1866 and 1870, of the Metropolitan District Railway’s (MDR) underground lines between Paddington and Blackfriars via Kensington. It shows Notting Hill Gate Station shortly before it opened in 1868. Continue reading »
According to Henry Do: “While visiting the beautiful capital city of Copenhagen in Denmark, I encountered what seems like an alien civilization. To my surprise, these are just small piece of what called, “Colony Gardens”, literally a garden space that Danish citizens can rent to grow produces & vegetables. Space is extremely limited if you’re living the main city so this is the perfect way to have your own gardens & get back to nature! Owners are allowed to live there between April-October to take care of their gardens (can’t grow anything in the winter) Continue reading »
The RSB has unveiled the shortlist for its 2019 photographer of the year and young photographer of the year competition. They showcase stunning images captured across the globe, including Canada, India and Kenya, and feature a variety of species in motion, with fluttering birds, jumping insects and territorial showdowns.
‘Capturing movement’ was the theme of the competition in 2019. Life on Earth is constantly changing, and we invited individuals to photograph nature in motion.
Male polar bear shaking off snow by Ian Stone in Hudson Bay, Canada. For two hours before the photo was taken, a blizzard had completely covered the surrounding area and the polar bear in snow. Ian waited until the weather calmed to capture the bear standing up and shaking the snow from its fur, ready to continue with its journey to the sea to hunt for seals. (Photo by Ian Stone/2019 Royal Society of Biology Photography Competition) Continue reading »
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