Spectacular Winning Photos From The Underwater Photographer Of The Year 2020 Contest

Underwater Photographer of the Year celebrates photography beneath the surface of the ocean, lakes and rivers. More than 5,500 underwater pictures were entered in 13 categories by underwater photographers from 70 countries around the world.


Marine conservation category winner: Last Dawn, Last Breath by Pasquale Vassallo (Italy) in Tyrrhenian Sea, Bacoli, Naples, Italy. As the fishermen quickly hauled on the nets, I tried to take some shots of trapped fish still suffering in the mesh, such as this tuna (Euthynnus alletteratus). (Photo by Pasquale Vassallo/Underwater Photographer of the Year 2020) Continue reading »

Photographer Tobias Hägg Captures Inspiring Photographs Of The Ocean Seen From Above

Tobias Hagg is a Swedish photographer and videographer. He realizes different photographic series of his adventures and explorations with a unique approach. Continue reading »

These Eerie Photos By Aakaash Bali Bring Nostalgic Comfort To Some Or A Sense Of Unease To Others

Something about your eerie hometown street at night has haunted people for ages. The way darkness can be the visual representation for silence. Most fear the dark, but artist Aakaash Bali finds a very different comfort in the loss of light. Continue reading »

Diverse Faces Of Siberia: Beautiful Portraits Of The Indigenous People Of Siberian Region Captured By The Photographer Alexander Khimushin

Alexander Khimushin just took a backpack and went to travel around the world. He has been to 84 countries and finally realized that the most interesting about new places are … people. Three years ago he launched the photo-project “The World in Faces” that would show the beauty and diversity of the world through portraits of ordinary people. Alexander ended his project in Siberia where he photographed indigenous people of the region. Continue reading »

Russian Silver Age Poet Sergey Yesenin Become An Instagram Star

The famous Russian poet Sergey Yesenin (1895-1925) came back to life to become an Instagram star, now he has more followers than you. His account has only eighteen photos where Sergey walks in a park, enjoys food in cafe, read a magazine or stays in the parking zone. Each photo is accompanied with a piece of good poetry. It turned out the profile of Yesenin was created by a teacher from the Tyumen region of Russia who chose this cool way to make her students read wonderful Russian poems. Continue reading »

Gloomy Pripyat Shown By Romanian Photographer Cristian Lipovan

Pripyat attracts many photographers from all over the world. But pictures made by this Romanian author are special. He focuses on the aesthetics of the terrifying devastation and, at the same time, on pacifying loneliness. HDR and bright colors contribute to the gloomy and mysterious atmosphere. Continue reading »

Vintage Photos Of People Wearing Masks During The 1918 Influenza Pandemic, One Of The Deadliest Natural Disasters In Human History

At the close of WWI, an estimated 50 million people died from the Spanish flu. Masks were the uninfected’s main line of defense. Continue reading »

Photographer Kate Ballis Transforms Desert Landscapes Into Entirely Surreal Scenes That Straddle The Divide Between Saccharine And Sinister

Kate Ballis is a Melbourne-based fine art photographer creating unique, colour-drenched images using infrared technology. Seeing the unseen through this technological lens Ballis finds a foreign otherworldly quality in familiar landscapes and scenes. Continue reading »

Biochemist Elzbieta Kurowska Creates Stunning Liquid Biomorphic Structures

According to Ela: “As a photographer and biochemist, I am fascinated by the origins of life – that moment in Earth’s history when amorphous organic matter transformed into complex structures that evolved into living organisms.” Continue reading »

Amazing Vintage Photos Of Badass Women Riding Their Choppers

A chopper is a type of custom motorcycle which emerged in California in the late 1950s. The chopper is perhaps the most extreme of all custom styles, often using radically modified steering angles and lengthened forks for a stretched-out appearance. They can be built from an original motorcycle which is modified (“chopped”) or built from scratch. Continue reading »

Walmart Keeps Posting Pictures of This Employee Posing With Stuff, She Goes Viral

Meet Charlene. She works at Walmart North East in Maryland. She poses with various products for the store’s Facebook page and people are loving how hilarious the pics look. Probably because of the contrast between her easygoing attitude and her serious expression. Or because it’s obvious that she’s genuinely having fun. The look in her eyes says it all! Continue reading »

Amazing Vintage Photographs Documented Inca Culture And Life In Peruvian Andes, Captured By Martin Chambi In The Early 20th Century

Martin Chambi was among the first photographers of the Peruvian Andes and became the leading portrait painter in Cuzco, opened a photo Studio in 1920. But, being a native Quechua, he considered it his duty to document the lives of Indians and the legacy of the Inca culture, traveled through the Andes, shooting landscapes, the ruins of Machu Picchu and traditions of the local inhabitants. Continue reading »

Sony World Photography Awards 2020 Shortlist And Finalists

The World Photography Organisation has revealed the finalist and shortlisted photographers in the professional competition for its 2020 awards. Works by the finalists will go on display this April at Somerset House, London.


Documentary shortlist. A three-year drought, combined with staff cuts and political debate over the effectiveness of hazard-reduction-burn has led to a series of catastrophic bushfires in Australia. (Photo by Nicholas Moir/Sony World Photography Awards) Continue reading »

Photographer Captures Eerily Empty Shanghai During Coronavirus Outbreak

Photographer Nicoco recently embarked on a personal project to document Shanghai during the coronavirus outbreak, hoping to capture the emptiness, isolation, and fear that the virus has wreaked on this once-bustling city. Continue reading »

Science Rends The Veil: The Mysterious Photo Collection Of Edward Bateman

A handmade work from the Salt Lake City based artist and professor, Edward Bateman, this collection follows up on his earlier carte de visite collection ‘Mechanical Brides of the Uncanny’ and shows his evolving use of constructed and often anachronistic imagery to create allegedly historical artifacts that create metaphors for the camera and examine our belief in the photograph as impartial witness. Continue reading »