Rare Vintage Photos Of The Timberline Lodge, Stanley Kubrick’s Film Inspiration For “The Shining”, In 1921

Rare Vintage Photos Of The Timberline Lodge, Stanley Kubrick’s Film Inspiration For "The Shining", In 1921

Stanley Kubrick’s film The Shining featured a very creepy hotel that was haunted. The actual hotel used for the film was represented by Timberline Lodge at Mt. Hood in Oregon and was named the fictional ‘Overlook Hotel’. Continue reading »

Stunning Photos Show What Disney Princesses Would Look Like If They Were African American

Stunning Photos Show What Disney Princesses Would Look Like If They Were African American

Hairstylist LaChanda Gatson decided to redefine the image of a traditional princess in a stunning photo series that showcase elegant, colorful and brave African American princesses. Continue reading »

Photographer Mitch Rouse Captures Beautiful Patterns Of Farmland From Above

Photographer Mitch Rouse Captures Beautiful Patterns Of Farmland From Above

The beautiful work of Wyoming-based photographer Mitch Rouse is bound to inspire reverie with its immersive collection of colors, patterns, and compositions. Continue reading »

Photographers Turn Their Homes Into Cameras To Portray Life During Coronavirus Times

Photographers Turn Their Homes Into Cameras To Portray Life During Coronavirus Times

While staying at home, many photographers turned their houses and flats into studios. In fact, some of them even turned them into cameras! Brazilian photographer Bruno Alencastro turned the “camera obscura room” concept into a fantastic collaborative project. Continue reading »

Backstage Reality Of Russia: Atmospheric Photography Through A Skater’s Eyes

Backstage Reality Of Russia: Atmospheric Photography Through A Skater’s Eyes

Petr Barabaka found his first camera in a Moscow dump. He described the battered Kiev-19 that he hauled out of the trash as a “Soviet Nikon, of sorts.” Continue reading »

Photographer Jacqueline Roberts Uses 166-Year-Old Technique To Shoot Kids

Photographer Jacqueline Roberts Uses 166-Year-Old Technique To Shoot Kids

Jacqueline Roberts was born in Paris in 1969. She graduated in Political Sciences and worked for international organizations before turning to photography. She lives and works in Germany, with her husband Gareth and their children Madoc, Malen and Emrys. Continue reading »

Faces Of Quarantine: While In Isolation, The Turkish Photographer Started Taking Pictures Of Faces Around Him

Faces Of Quarantine: While In Isolation, The Turkish Photographer Started Taking Pictures Of Faces Around Him

According to a photographer Burak Bulut Yıldırım: “Before Covid-19, I was a portrait& advetorial photographer based in Istanbul and I held various portrait – fashion photography workshops for photographers. I m also Sony Alpha Europe Imaging Ambassador. In the last 15 years, almost every day has passed by taking portrait photographs or editing them, until this March.. First, let me show you a few examples of what I was doing before the Corona.” Continue reading »

Meet Amina Ependieva – A Chechen Girl Who Is Admired For Her Unusual Beauty

Meet Amina Ependieva – A Chechen Girl Who Is Admired For Her Unusual Beauty
Amina Arsakova

A girl from Chechnya is admired for her unusual beauty, but Albinism is not the only thing that distinguishes her from others. Continue reading »

French Dentists Are Protesting That They Are Told To Return To Work Without Proper PPE – They Getting Naked To Protest

French Dentists Are Protesting That They Are Told To Return To Work Without Proper PPE - They Getting Naked To Protest

French dentists have begun protesting the fact that they are being asked to go back to work without PPE (personal protective equipment like masks, gowns, etc). They are doing what the French do best – get naked. Continue reading »

People Are Submitting Their Best Painting Recreations To This Dutch Instagram Account

People Are Submitting Their Best Painting Recreations To This Dutch Instagram Account
Jenny Boot

Being stuck at home for prolonged periods of time has inspired some people to get creative. While some are cutting their own hair and trying out high-fashion looks, others are recreating famous paintings – and you’d be surprised how good they are at it. Continue reading »

Stunning Black And White Photos Of A Young Katharine Hepburn In The Grass Taken By George Hoyningen-Huene In 1934

Stunning Black And White Photos Of A Young Katharine Hepburn In The Grass Taken By George Hoyningen-Huene In 1934

Photographer George Hoyningen-Huene captured Hepburn’s independent quality in these 1934 portraits that depict her in her element: out of doors, dressed casually, and devoid of the studio glamour trappings. Many of the images from this session were published in the September 1934 issue of Vanity Fair. Continue reading »

Eugene Atget – The Photographer Who Walked Fin de Siècle Paris

Eugene Atget – The Photographer Who Walked Fin de Siècle Paris

Eugene Atget (1857-1927) wandered the streets of Paris dressed in a large black cloak and floppy hat, his camera slung on its tripod over his shoulder. He drifted until something triggered a response which he stopped to photograph. Continue reading »

The Most Creative Photos Of The World Naked Gardening Day 2020, Even In Isolation

The Most Creative Photos Of The World Naked Gardening Day 2020, Even In Isolation
skatergates

Every year on the first Saturday in May, gardeners are encouraged to shed their clothes and tend their gardens naked, just as nature intended. Continue reading »

Family Of Romanian Photographer Moved To A Small Town In The UK And He Started Discovering The Beauty Of This Country

Family Of Romanian Photographer Moved To A Small Town In The UK And He Started Discovering The Beauty Of This Country

According to Aurel Paduraru: “I am a Romanian photographer and traveler. Last year, my wife, our five-year-old son, and I decided to move to the United Kingdom. We needed something new in our lives, a new challenge, and a fresh start, so we found a small and beautiful town in the countryside and it happened. Continue reading »

In 1898, Revolutionary French Artist Toulouse-Letrec Went To The Toilet On A Beach, His Friend Took These Photographs

In 1898, Revolutionary French Artist Toulouse-Letrec Went To The Toilet On A Beach, His Friend Took These Photographs

In 1898, Maurice Joyant took four photographs of his childhood friend Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec Montfa, better known Toulouse-Letrec (24 November 1864 – 9 September 1901), defecating on the beach whilst reading Le Petit newspaper. The pictures were sold a postcards. Joyant later founded the Musée Toulouse-Lautrec in Albi, where the painter was born, and added these images to the exhibits. Continue reading »

Low-Budget Glamour Shots That Are Just Too Terrible For Words

Low-Budget Glamour Shots That Are Just Too Terrible For Words

Some people actually paid money to have these photos taken. Can you imagine? How much would you pay for a similar glamour shot? Let me know in the comments. Continue reading »

This Family Uses Chalk Art To Go On Adventures During The Lockdown

This Family Uses Chalk Art To Go On Adventures During The Lockdown

Quarantine might have trapped us inside the shells of our houses; however, some people are finding ways to escape the mundane repetition of our reality and venture out on colorful adventures. This family in Atlanta, for example, uses bright chalk crayons to create wondrous settings for the family’s children to play in. Continue reading »

Strange Things Behind Belgian Windows

160 photos of the strange and intriguing objects people display behind their windows, for passers-by to look at.

Strange Things Behind Belgian Windows

These things will make you smile, or maybe even stop and reflect. A stuffed fox, a portrait of Christ, a dusty Egyptian bust, a globe with gaudy colours… They are installed like treasures behind a glass screen, inviting you to wonder about the stories behind them, or about the intimacy of the daily lives that are lived behind the façade. Continue reading »

Beautiful Winning Photos From The 2020 Head On Portrait Award

The winner of the 2020 Head On portrait prize is Australian photographer Fiona Wolf, with her image titled The gift, RHW 2020. Here is a selection of photographs from the 40 finalists.

Beautiful Winning Photos From The 2020 Head On Portrait Award
The Gift. A modern family story of a girl born by a warrior woman to two dads with the love and support of a wonderful family around them. Photograph: Fiona Wolf Continue reading »

Faces: Fantastic Macro Worlds Of Mofeed Abu Shalwa

Faces: Fantastic Macro Worlds Of Mofeed Abu Shalwa

According to Mofeed Abu Shalwa: “A group of faces of some flying insects , part of my second project, Hovercraft flies, dragonflies, bees and wasps I photographed with focus stacking technology.” Continue reading »

Remembering The Original Woodstock In Wonderful Historical Photographs, 1969

A wide-angle view of the huge crowd facing the distant stage during the Woodstock Music & Art Fair in August 1969.
Remembering The Original Woodstock In Wonderful Historical Photographs, 1969
The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty

In 1969, more than 400,000 people descended on Bethel, New York, headed to a dairy farm owned by Max and Miriam Yasgur, where the Woodstock Music & Art Fair was being held. Continue reading »

Women Serving Their Sentences In One Of The Russian Prisons Perfectly Re-Creating Classic Paintings

Women Serving Their Sentences In One Of The Russian Prisons Perfectly Re-Creating Classic Paintings

At the IK-2 correctional facility in Nizhny Novgorod Region, Russia, women serving their sentence took part in the “Isolation” contest. Continue reading »

Beautiful Winning Photos From The Pink Lady Food Photographer Of The Year 2020

Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year was launched in 2011. Open to professional and non-professional, old and young, the Awards celebrate the very best in food photography and film from around the world.

The categories cover the full cultural range of the depiction of food in society – there is something for everyone. From styled food for magazines to images of families eating together in celebration of religious festivals, from depictions of the realities of food production to food growing in its natural setting.

The idea for the Awards arose from two decades of experience commissioning photography and the wish to see this wonderful and vibrant sector of photography given the recognition it deserves.

Beautiful Winning Photos From The Pink Lady Food Photographer Of The Year 2020
Food in the field – When the Hive is Filled by Xiaodong Sun, China. (Photo by Sun Xiaodong/Pink Lady Food Photographer Award 2020) Continue reading »

Cruising Van Nuys Boulevard In The Summer Of 1972 In Stunning Black And White Photos By Rick McCloskey

Cruising Van Nuys Boulevard In The Summer Of 1972 In Stunning Black And White Photos By Rick McCloskey
Rick McCloskey

In the Los Angeles suburb of San Fernando Valley, Wednesday night was cruise night. A long stretch of Van Nuys Boulevard would be packed with kids and cars from all over Southern California – the place to show off your ride. Continue reading »

Beautiful Vintage Photos Of The First Miss Soviet Union Beauty Pageant, 1988

“Moscow Beauty” was expected to become an annual event where prizes were free travel passes for trips abroad, cash, and luxurious (by Russian standards) gifts.
Beautiful Vintage Photos Of The First Miss Soviet Union Beauty Pageant, 1988

Beauty pageants (a mainstay in Western culture, particular America) were banned in the Soviet Union since 1959 – no scantily clad ladies, no cheeky fashion, no celebration of beauty and poise. Continue reading »