“The Short And Tragic Romance”: Photos Of Nancy Spungen And Sid Vicious Together In 1978

Spungen left home at 17 and moved to New York City, where she worked as a stripper and prostitute. She followed bands such as Aerosmith, Bad Company, The New York Dolls, and Ramones. In 1977, she moved to London, possibly to win over Jerry Nolan of the Dolls and The Heartbreakers, but met the Sex Pistols instead. When lead singer Johnny Rotten showed no interest in her, she pursued bassist Sid Vicious, and they soon moved in together. Continue reading »

“The Agony & The Ecstasy”: Wild Photos Of Young Lovers Getting Off With One Another In The 1990s

Bob Carlos Clarke (1950–2006) was one of the 20th century’s great erotic photographers. Although he was born in Cork, Ireland – a place he once described as “no place for a libidinous adolescent” – he was educated in Britain at the prestigious private boys school Wellington College. Continue reading »

Superb Surreal Photo Manipulations By Ben Robins That Challenge Logic

Nowadays, it would be hard to imagine photo editing without Photoshop as it comes in handy not only for professional but also for personal use. People use it for a lot of things starting from creating designs to making themselves look better for pitch-perfect Instagram photos. Continue reading »

“Float Around”: Photos From Nirvana’s Underwater “Nevermind” Shoot

The baby-floating-in-water cover for Nirvana’s Nevermind album is one of contemporary rock’s most iconic. It was shot by Austin-based photographer Kirk Weddle. Continue reading »

These Dull Passport Photos Are Hiding Hilarious Secrets

Photographer Max Siedentopf has a new project that examines one of the most boring types of photography: the passport photo. “Passport Photos” looks at one of the most mundane and unexciting types of photography. Continue reading »

Lizzy Gadd’s Photography Truly Shows The Difference Between A “Selfie” And A Self-Portrait

Selfies are probably the most common photographs created today. Most of us shoot them, but how many of us shoot them the way Lizzy Gadd does? Lizzy photographs herself in the various landscapes of the world and her work truly illustrates the difference between a simple “selfie” and a “self-portrait”. Continue reading »

Faces Of M’era Luna, The World’s Biggest Goth And Steampunk Festival


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Every year, the M’era Luna Festival on the Drispenstedt airfield in Hildesheim is a meeting place for the Goth scene from all over Europe, in order to spend a peaceful and relaxed weekend with old and new friends. Continue reading »

The Royal Photographic Society’s 2019 Science Photographer Of The Year Shortlist

The shortlist for the Royal Photographic Society’s science photographer of the year competition will be exhibited at the Science Museum in London from 7 October until 5 January.

Mapping Oxygen by Yasmin Crawford, her final major project for an MA in photography at Falmouth University, which focused on examining the research behind myalgic encephalomyelitis. Through exploration of perspective, complexities and scientific multidisciplinary collaborations, Crawford says she creates imagery that explains, reveals and connects us consciously to the ambiguous and unknown. (Photo by Yasmin Crawford/2019 Science Photographer of the Year/RPS) Continue reading »

The Extending Mini-Skirts In Paris In The Mid-1960s


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The miniskirt was introduced in 1965 at the fashion show of French designer André Courreges. He felt that the design of women’s clothes was not keeping up with the modern trends of the 1950s and 1960s and wanted to introduce a look that was modern, streamlined, and easy. His miniskirts were A-line skirts, narrow at the waist and wider at the hem, that ended four inches above the knee. Continue reading »

Photographer Found An Abandoned ‘Palace’ In The Desert, It’s Actually A Gameshow Set

According to Arkadiusz Podniesiński: “While exploring the southern, lesser-known part of the Jordanian desert Wadi Rum, I notice a remarkable, palace-like structure sitting on a high, rocky cliff. The view reminded me of a scene from the classic Oscar-winning film Lawrence of Arabia. It just lacked camel caravans and people. Continue reading »

Amazing Pics From Kyoto “Bullet Tour” Show No Matter How Tight Your Schedule, You Should Go

Breathtaking images from a skilled photographer show that even one day in Japan’s former capitals is enough for unforgettable beauty. Continue reading »

“Cock And Balls”: A Photo Study Of Rock Gods’ Packages In Very Tight Trousers


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Rock Stars like to wear tight trousers. Why? As Paul Gallagher notes, when a BBC reporters asked the cool kids what most attracted them to the man holding the mic, they answered in one voice: the music. But Mrs. Iris Mountbatten revealed her son ‘Leggy’ was an avid admirer of the Rutles after seeing their tight trousers. Mum, on the other hand, appreciated Tom Jones and ‘Wendell’, the name of the singer’s penis. Iggy Pop writes sings about his concertinaed pal. Continue reading »

Zach Alan’s Light Painting Photographs Are Fire – Literally!

Zach Alan is a multi-talented photographer, digital artist and educator currently based in Houston, Texas, USA. Zach focuses on light painting with fire, he shoots amazing portrait, architecture, events and landscape photography. The marvelous photos you see here were created in-camera without Photoshop. Alan’s approach involves a wireless remote and either a homemade light, and then he paints in the light effects behind his model. Continue reading »

“Mystery Meat”: Photographer Portrays Fast Food In A Ghastly New Light

We should altogether stop ourselves from getting sucked into those elaborate, perfectly presented, and weirdly vivid images of food that most fast food restaurants present in commercials and adverts to entice the hungry masses to consume their grubs, and for once, get real. I think we all know by now that those are fake, and their real counterparts, possibly made of something else other than what should be, are not really that appetizing to look at, let alone ingest. Continue reading »

If The Moon Were Replaced With Some Of The Planets From Our Solar System

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The moon is around 240,000 miles away from the Earth.

Our moon is a pretty big object. It’s big enough to be a respectable planet in its own right, if it were orbiting the sun instead of the Earth.(Actually, it is orbiting the sun in a nearly perfectly circular orbit, that the Earth only slightly perturbs… but that’s a topic for another day. The Moon is a quarter the diameter of the Earth. Only Pluto has a satellite that is larger, in proportion to the size of the planet it orbits. Continue reading »