Photographer Anna Ulman Captures the Dramatic Beauty of Dance in Dynamic Portraits of The Dancers

Photographer Anna Ulman Captures the Dramatic Beauty of Dance in Dynamic Portraits of The Dancers

Based in Marbella, Spain, Anna Ulman organically fits the figures into charming cobbled streets and coastlines. Sometimes, dancers mix with the urban environment, and in other cases, they wear their swimsuits and pointe and go to the beach. Sand becomes part of the dance, flashing in the air when the ballerina throws her hair back – a great effect. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Photos from The Wildlife Photographer of The Year 2020

The fifty-sixth Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will immerse you in the breathtaking diversity of the natural world.

Explore some of the world’s richest habitats, see fascinating animal behaviour and get to know some extraordinary species. Go deeper and discover the surprising – and often challenging – stories behind the images during a time of environmental crisis. Each image has been selected by a panel of international experts and showcases some of the best wildlife photography in the world.

Wildlife photojournalism, single image category: Amazon burning by Charlie Hamilton James, UK
Spectacular Winning Photos from The Wildlife Photographer of The Year 2020
A fire burns out of control in Maranhão state, north-eastern Brazil. A single tree remains standing – ‘a monument to human stupidity’, says Charlie, who has been covering deforestation in the Amazon for the past decade. Photograph: Charlie Hamilton/2020 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Continue reading »

“All Dressed up With Nowhere to Play”: Photographer Richard Davenport Captures Edinburgh’s Stranded Fringe Stars

Theodora van der Beek as Ram of God
"All Dressed up With Nowhere to Play": Photographer Richard Davenport Captures Edinburgh's Stranded Fringe Stars

The cancellation of this year’s Edinburgh festival and fringe left many performers without a stage – so Richard Davenport shot the saucy sea witches and confused sheep closer to home instead. Continue reading »

Stunning Entries for The International Festival of Photojournalism 2020

The international festival of photojournalism, Visa Pour l’Image, returns from 29 August 2020. This year, the festival welcomes visitors from around the world online, for a series of virtual exhibitions, roundtable discussions, screenings and award presentations. In addition, Canon will host an exclusive programme of events in its virtual lounge.

Stunning Entries for The International Festival of Photojournalism 2020
The Canon female photojournalist grant. Nine-year-old Elif, a new student at a Quranic school, wears a hijab for the first time. Rize, Turkey, 4 August 2018. (Photo by Sabiha Çimen/International Festival of Photojournalism 2020) Continue reading »

“Metamorphosis of Self”: Photographer Erika Zolli Creates Surrreal Representations of Herself

"Metamorphosis of Self": Photographer Erika Zolli Creates Surrreal Representations of Herself

Surreal, geometric and figurative photographic shots assemble the latest series by the Italian artist Erika Zolli.

In this new project, “Metamorphosis of Self”, the photographer shows a representation of herself made of symbolism that acts as a bridge towards a deep observation of conscious and unconscious feelings. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Photos From The Minimalist Photographer Of The Year 2020

Minimalist Photographer Of The Year 2020 – George Byrne, Australia
Spectacular Winning Photos From The Minimalist Photographer Of The Year 2020

Minimalist Photography Awards announced the winners for 2020 in the categories of Abstract, Aerial, Architecture, Conceptual, Fine Art, Landscape, Long Exposure, Night, Open Theme, Photomanipulation, Portrait, and Street. Minimalist Photography Awards is a non-profit association, powered by black & white Minimalism magazine which aims to recognize, reward, and expose talented photographers all around the world and introduce them to the professional photography industry. Continue reading »

Artist Colorized Vintage Portraits Of LGBT Couples To Show Beauty And Support For The LGBTQ+ Community

Artist Colorized Vintage Portraits Of LGBT Couples To Show Beauty And Support For The LGBTQ+ Community

Accordint to Andrea Erali: “Hi, my name is Andrea and I’m a gay art director based in New York. A couple of years ago, I came across “The Invisibles,” a touching collection of vintage portraits of love and pride curated by Sebastien Lifshitz. I found these photos of gay lovers and friends so touching, and I realized at that moment that the LGBTQ+ community has a history too. And a beautiful one.” Continue reading »

37,4°: A Photographic Project of Carlo Pettinelli

37,4°: A Photographic Project of Carlo Pettinelli

37.4 degrees is the limit temperature with which you are officially declared “healthy”. At 37.5 ° you enter the anti-Covid-19 control field (you cannot enter the workplace and in all those places where the temperature control at the entrance is in force). This is our life in these strange days and looking at the world with new eyes seems to be an obligatory path, to be taken with decision, not so much as a defense from the invisible (for that there are norms and common sense), but for understand our time. Continue reading »

Grandson Inherits His Grandfather’s Collection Of Unseen Street Photos Taken Over Half A Century Ago

Grandson Inherits His Grandfather’s Collection Of Unseen Street Photos Taken Over Half A Century Ago

When in 2014, Dylan Scalet inherited a sizable collection of photos captured by his grandfather Jack Sharp, he didn’t expect much. It actually took him 6 years—and COVID-19 lockdown happening—to finally begin to digitize the film. What he discovered was a treasure trove of incredible photographs depicting street life in Europe more than half a century ago. Continue reading »

Magical Macro Worlds of Georgi Georgiev

Magical Macro Worlds of Georgi Georgiev

According to Georgi Georgiev: “I live in Sofia, Bulgaria. I am passion photographer and traveler. I love street and travel photography but my big passion is macro photography. I am spending all the time I have in nature, capturing the amazing macro world.” Continue reading »

Russians Compete In the Photo Contest of HUAWEI

“Student”, author — Golosovker Tanya, winner in category “Goodnight”, made with HUAWEI P30 Pro
Russians Compete In the Photo Contest of HUAWEI

Some cool images from the international contest Next-Image Awards held in Russia recently. It’s the biggest contest of mobile photos and video clips made by mobile devices HUAWEI. Last year 520 000 the contest had 520 thousand participants. This year the contest was held in Russia where HUAWEI received more than 20 000 photographs taken with smartphones of the brand. Continue reading »

“Face Values”: The Surreal and Disturbing Collage Portraits of John Stezaker

"Face Values": The Surreal and Disturbing Collage Portraits of John Stezaker

John Stezaker is a British conceptual artist born in 1949. For the past fifty years, Stezaker has been making some of the most arresting and disturbing collages from found photographs, postcards, book plates, and magazines. Continue reading »

“The Unruliness of Leisure”: Photographs of European Summers from 1979-1984

"The Unruliness of Leisure": Photographs of European Summers from 1979-1984

Every summer from the late 1970s through the mid ’80s photographer Sergio Puritell would buy an inexpensive roundtrip ticket from New York to London, and from there get a Eurail pass. Traveling cheaply, he could move freely around Europe. Continue reading »

A Camera Made of 23,248 Coffee Stirrers, Powered by A Raspberry Pi, and Controlled with A Nintendo Controller

A Camera Made of 23,248 Coffee Stirrers, Powered by A Raspberry Pi, and Controlled with A Nintendo Controller

Here’s one of the more unique cameras you’ll ever see: designer Adrian Hanft took 28,248 coffee stirrer straws and turned them into a one-of-a-kind camera — the images show up as 28,248 points of light. Continue reading »

Spot the Not: Body-Painting Artist Blends Nude Models in Various Landscapes

Spot the Not: Body-Painting Artist Blends Nude Models in Various Landscapes

German body-painting artist Jörg Düsterwald is a master of camouflage, taking nude female models and using body paint to conceal them in various environments. Continue reading »

Fascinating Color Photos of Marilyn Monroe Singing to the Troops During the First Show of Her Four-Day Tour in Korea

Fascinating Color Photos of Marilyn Monroe Singing to the Troops During the First Show of Her Four-Day Tour in Korea

Pictures of Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe singing to an audience of G.I.’s during the first show of her recent four-day tour of Korea on February 22, 1954. She is wearing her much-discussed low-cut purple cocktail dress about which she had told newsmen, “it’s the only one I brought over that is suitable for the show.” Continue reading »

Japanese Photographer Atsushi Morioka Releases the World’s First Photo Book Focusing on Fish Faces

Japanese Photographer Atsushi Morioka Releases the World's First Photo Book Focusing on Fish Faces

The brainchild of photographer Atsushi Morioka, “Uozura” (‘fish face’) is apparently the world’s first photo book focusing on fish faces. According to the press release, Morioka came up with the idea when he noticed “surprisingly angry faces when he photographed some fish up close. Continue reading »

‘80s Style Double Exposure Portraits Of Pets With Their Owners By Danielle Spires

‘80s Style Double Exposure Portraits Of Pets With Their Owners By Danielle Spires

Among all the photos of pets and selfies with them flooding the internet, we present you the only timeless portrait you’ll ever need.

Los Angeles pet photographer Danielle Spires has developed her unique style by using stylized backdrops full of kitsch in her photo studio that result in oddly hilarious and quirky portraits of owners with their beloved pets—creative pics that our furry and not-so-furry friends deserve. But her signature photos definitely are 1980‘s-inspired double exposure portraits of pets with their owners. Continue reading »

Vintage Photos of Madagascan Women Showcasing Their Beautiful Hairstyles in the Early 20th Century

Vintage Photos of Madagascan Women Showcasing Their Beautiful Hairstyles in the Early 20th Century

Among works of art, the hairstyle occupies an important place in the traditional life of the Malagasy. Every type of hairstyle has its specificity and its clean signification according to diversity in customs as every ethnic group otherwise as every tribe. Par excellence, it is a job of delicacy, always in harmony with circumstances, that demands however an address, dexterity and of patience. Continue reading »

Photographer Helps Women Get Rid Of Insecurities By Photographing Them Like Celebrities

Photographer Helps Women Get Rid Of Insecurities By Photographing Them Like Celebrities

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” is an accurate quote by Margaret Wolfe Hungerford. Everyone views beauty differently: some find it in nature, some in the busy streets of cities. It especially varies when we’re talking about the beauty of people. Continue reading »

Quirky Photographer Justin Quinnell Is Known for His Eye-Catching Photographs Taken from A Unique Angle – Right Inside His Mouth

Quirky Photographer Justin Quinnell Is Known for His Eye-Catching Photographs Taken from A Unique Angle – Right Inside His Mouth

Justin’s distinctive pinhole camera has travelled with him around the world, taking in the sights of St Mark’s square in Venice, Victoria Falls and Sydney Opera House. The Falmouth University lecturer has taken the photos over the past 20 years, the most recent was taken a year ago. They document his children, friends and even trips to the dentist. Continue reading »

The Dream Collector: Photographer Used His Camera to Recreate Children’s Nightmares From the 1960s

The Dream Collector: Photographer Used His Camera to Recreate Children’s Nightmares From the 1960s

Childhood dreams were what interested American photographer Arthur Tress when, in the late 1960s and ’70s, he created his psychoanalytic “Dream Collector” series of images, which captured children’s nightmares in terrifying detail. Interviewing children about their most memorable dreams, Tress attempted to depict the stories for his camera using the same children as his actors. Continue reading »

The Mysterious Woman Who Ticking Military Men Under Their Chins While Taking Pictures in the Photo Booth in the 1940s

The Mysterious Woman Who Ticking Military Men Under Their Chins While Taking Pictures in the Photo Booth in the 1940s

These were part of a huge lot of 1940s era photo booth photos that has since been dispersed into many different collections. No one knows who is this woman and why is she ticking these soldiers under their chins while taking pictures? Continue reading »

The Winners of The 2020 Bird Photographer of The Year Have Been Announced

The prestigious Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) competition, now in its fifth year, has released the stunning winning photos for 2020.

The contest is the work of Birds on the Brink, a charity aimed at supporting bird-related conservation projects around the world that awards small grants where they will do the most measurable good. This year’s winners were culled from more than 15,000 photos from photographers representing 60-plus countries around the world.

The Winners of The 2020 Bird Photographer of The Year Have Been Announced
End of the Day, Bird Photographer Of The Year winner and Gold Award for Best Portrait category: European Shag Gulosus aristotelis, Vardø, Norway. MAJED ALZA’ABI, KUWAIT, BPOTY 2020 Continue reading »

Cool Vintage Photographs of Young Couple Looking to Get Married at a McDonald’s in 1977

Cool Vintage Photographs of Young Couple Looking to Get Married at a McDonald’s in 1977

In July 1977, a young couple was looking to get married. The owner of the McDonald’s where the man worked agreed to have the wedding at his restaurant in Cleveland for free. Continue reading »