German Couple Finds The Filming Locations Of Movies And TV Series In Real Life And Recreates Their Scenes

Mockingjay, Berlin
German Couple Finds The Filming Locations Of Movies And TV Series In Real Life And Recreates Their Scenes

According to Robin and Judith: “6 years ago, we had an idea that we never thought would work! We both love to travel around the world and we were looking for special destinations. Our idea was searching for filming locations and trying to take a picture that looks as close as possible to the original scene. When we took the first picture, we realized this is the perfect way for us to spend our holidays. In 2018, we decided to publish them on Instagram. Continue reading »

These Early 1900s Color Autochrome Images Look Like Literal Dreams

1909 “The Japanese parasol.”
These Early 1900s Color Autochrome Images Look Like Literal Dreams
John Cimon Warburg/SSPL/Getty Images

Born into a wealthy family, John Cimon Warburg (1867 – 1931) was able to devote his time wholeheartedly to photography because bad asthma stopped him from working in a full time job and a private income gave him economic freedom. He excelled at the autochrome process, giving lectures and writing extensively on the subject. Although never a member of The Linked Ring, he seems to have been something of a linchpin in the photographic world. Continue reading »

Science Fiction & Fantasy Costume Contestants Posing At The 24th World Science Fiction Convention In Cleveland, 1966

Science Fiction & Fantasy Costume Contestants Posing At The 24th World Science Fiction Convention In Cleveland, 1966

The 24th World Science Fiction Convention, also known as Tricon, was held 1-5 September 1966 at the Sheraton-Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Officially, the convention was hosted by three cities in the region: Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Detroit, – hence the name “Tricon”. Continue reading »

Stunning Early Deadliest Tornado Photographs From The 19th Century

A. A. Adams’s photograph of a tornado in Garnett, Kansas on April 26, 1884
Stunning Early Deadliest Tornado Photographs From The 19th Century
Kansas Historical Society

Photography is a major tool of tornado investigators. Detailed examinations of still pictures and careful photogrammetric analyses of motion pictures have provided the scientific community with much valuable information about tornadic structure and airflow. Continue reading »

Amazing Color Photos Capture Chicago’s Street Scenes During The Blizzard Of 1979

Amazing Color Photos Capture Chicago's Street Scenes During The Blizzard Of 1979

The Chicago blizzard of 1979 was a major blizzard that affected northern Illinois and northwest Indiana on January 13–14, 1979. It was one of the largest Chicago snowstorms in history at the time, with 21 inches of snowfall in the two-day period. Continue reading »

A Photographer’s Aerial Photos Of Parked Planes Show Just How Far The Airline Industry Has Fallen During The Lockdown

A Photographer's Aerial Photos Of Parked Planes Show Just How Far The Airline Industry Has Fallen During The Lockdown

Like most travelers, Dallas resident Andy Luten has been grounded since March. Normally averaging around 150,000 miles of flying each year for work and pleasure, Luten has been forced to watch from the ground as the airline industry slowly dwindles to a shell of its former self. Continue reading »

These Adventurous Maternity Photos Were Shot At Home With Fruit And Veggies

These Adventurous Maternity Photos Were Shot At Home With Fruit And Veggies

Benjamin Von Wong (previously) is known for his adventurous photo shoots which have taken him all over the world. With the lockdown order in place, he couldn’t even go out much, let alone travel. Continue reading »

“New York State On Pause”: These Photos Show How COVID-19 Changed Daily Life In NYC

"New York State On Pause": These Photos Show How COVID-19 Changed Daily Life In NYC

When thinking about New York City, one of the first things that come to mind is constant hustle and bustle. That was true, at least until March 22nd when Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the “New York state on pause” executive order. Continue reading »

This Photographer Colorized 30 B&W Photos Of New York From Years Ago

This Photographer Colorized 30 B&W Photos Of New York From Years Ago

According to a photographer Mike Savad: “I am a photographer, I’ve been shooting for a long time now, but decided to get into colorizing years ago. I’ve always thought time travel would be fun, but changing the course of time is a pain, and it’s just not worth it. Continue reading »

Brooklyn-Based Photographer Hannah La Follette Ryan Has, For The Past 5 Years, Captured The Hands Of Passengers On The NYC Subway

Brooklyn-Based Photographer Hannah La Follette Ryan Has, For The Past 5 Years, Captured The Hands Of Passengers On The NYC Subway

In the days leading up to lockdown, she saw a lot of “hand sanitiser, disaster shopping and anxiety. When I took these photos, the public didn’t have much information about Covid-19 and you can see a fear of the unknown.” Continue reading »

Face Mask: The Evolution Of Protective Gear In Photos

With the new coronavirus pandemic in full swing and amid a shortage of face masks in our local pharmacies, let’s learn something new about this (now) really precious object.

According to the book by John L. Spooner titled “History of Surgical Face Masks: The myths, the masks, and the men and women behind them,” face masks first appeared at the end of the 19th century and were used by doctors during surgery to prevent bacteria from entering wounds.

In 1910, China adopted them to stop the spread of pneumonic plague. Since then, they have been used by people all over the globe as a means of protection from air pollution or a disease.

Face Mask: The Evolution Of Protective Gear In Photos
A girl wears a gas mask as protection during air attack. Hackney, Great Britain, 1938. (AP Photo) Continue reading »

Post Apocalyptic Views: Dutch Photographer’s Lens Captures Graveyard Of French Warships

Post Apocalyptic Views: Dutch Photographer's Lens Captures Graveyard Of French Warships

While the international community remains indoors due to lockdowns, photographer Bob Thyssen from the Netherlands dug into his archives to share some of his old footage. Continue reading »

Close Up Pictures Of Tennis Players Just Look Like People Trying Really Hard To Control Their Telekinetic Power

Close Up Pictures Of Tennis Players Just Look Like People Trying Really Hard To Control Their Telekinetic Power

Scroll down for stunning examples of tennis players trying really hard to control ball with their telekinetic powers. Continue reading »

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 »