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The Finalists For The 2017 Art Of Building Photography Awards

If you have a good eye for a photograph and are passionate about the built environment then take part in this year’s Art of Building competition. It is free to enter and your photograph could inspire thousands of people. Previous winners have been featured on the BBC website, throughout the UK national press and in international titles across the globe.

The overall Art of Building winner is chosen by both experts and the public. It is a competition that celebrates buildings and the relationship people have with the built environment. Selected photographs feature in real public installations as the competition transforms construction hoarding into gallery spaces.


“Bicycle Rider” by Hans Wichmann; Avilés, Spain. “The photo shows the Oscar Niemeyer International Cultural Centre in Avilés, northern Spain. It is a successful integration of modern buildings in an old industrial site. A place for large and small people”. (Photo by Hans Wichmann/Art of Building Photography Awards 2017)

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“Discover Tokyo”: Stunning Candid Street Photos Of Tokyo By RK

RK is a talented self-taught photographer, iphoneographer, graphic designer and DJ currently based in Tokyo, Japan. RK started photography four years ago, capturing his photos with his iPhone, from the shot to the editing. He shoots amazing street photography, capturing amazing portraits of people immersed in their environment.

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World War II Escape Scarves

During the second world war, the British army created a secret organisation called MI-9, in charge of providing the pilots with escape means. Christopher Clayton Hutton, a RAF skilled pilot, developped a set of objects for that purpose. The escape scarf being the most iconic object of the set.

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“Avec Le Temps”: The Superb Modern Kitsch Illustrations By Léa Chassagne

Léa Chassagne works in Paris both as an illustrator and as an Art Director. Her creations are a happy mix between kitsch, humor and modernity.

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Stunning Photos Of A Beautiful Woman You Wouldn’t Believe That Were Taken Over 40 Years Ago

Jonathan Charles is an art photographer in South West England and the Charente region of France. These stunning photos of beautiful woman called Marie he mentioned above that were taken in the early 1970s.

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Mysterious Jupiter Up Close Looks Like A Van Gogh Painting

Juno is NASA’s current mission attempting to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. The spacecraft is equipped with a suite of science instruments including several high-tech cameras that have been transmitting incredible images back to Earth for processing and analysis.

See Jovian clouds in striking shades of blue in this new view taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt/Seán Doran

Close-up images of the gas giant are awe-striking and the patterns and colours have drawn comparisons to van Gogh’s iconic impressionist-style paintings. Below you will find 10 images from Jupiter taken by Juno that look like van Gogh himself could have painted.

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True Differences Between Designers And Clients Show Why They Will Never Understand Each Other

Designers and clients see everything so differently that a conflict is only a question of time . To illustrate this, ‘Trust Me, I’m A “Designer”‘ made a witty animation that lists the things that cause the biggest disagreements.

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“Zwei Katzen”: Hilarious Cats Calendar By Otávio Santiago

Clarinha (from Poland) and Tubarão (from Russia), are two cats that met in the bohemian Berlin and have a great lifestyle together. Their best moments were captured by their friend Otávio Santiago in this funny calendar. These cats are having amazing adventures together, aren’t they?

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This Artist Created Very Cute Covers Of The Music World, Replacing Singers With Cats

The kittens always success on the internet. For those who like to see them in fun poses, musician and designer Alfra Martini has created The Kitten Covers, a blog with classic album covers with cats digitally inserted on the scene, replacing the stars cover.

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“Stranger In A Strange Land”: The Striking And Futuristic Artworks By Stuart Lippincott

Immerse yourself in the dark and futuristic world of Stuart Lippincott, an American artist and designer who has been creating a new picture every day for a year! Using primarily Cinema 4D and Marvelous Designer as softwares, Stuart Lippincott unveils day after day a fascinating and contrasted world, bathed in colorful lights and mysterious shadows.

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“The Empire Against The Crisis”: Darth Vader Forced To Do Odd Jobs

With his series The Empire against the Crisis, the Belgian photographer Michaël Massart stages the bankruptcy of the Galactic Empire, while an unprecedented financial crisis hits the entire galaxy. A difficult situation that forces Darth Vader and his Stormtroopers to do odd jobs. A funny and quirky project around the Star Wars saga, but which also illustrates the difficult and real life of thousands of people.

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Polish Artist Turns Scrap Metal Into Incredible Sculptures

Sebastian Kucharski is an artist from Poland. He builds amazing works from scrap metal.

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These 80-Year-Old Wooden Escalators Become A Beautiful Sculpture

Turning old wooden escalators, 80 years old, into a beautiful aerial sculpture celebrating both the past and modernity? This is the idea of the Australian artist Chris Fox, whose creation entitled Interloop has just been installed in the Wynyard Station of the Sydney underground. This monumental installation pays tribute to the old wooden escalators of the city, since replaced by more modern metal versions.

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Glass And Concrete Sculptures By Self-Taught Artist Ben Young

New Zealand born and Sydney based sculptor Ben Young, is a self-taught artist who has been making glass sculptures for over 10 years.

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The Amazing Winning Photos Of The Siena International Photo Awards 2017


Rodney Bursiel/SIPAContest 2017

The Siena International Photo Awards 2017 has just unveiled the award-winning photographers of this famous photo contest! This year, the SIPAContest 2017 has received more than 50,000 images from 161 countries, and the jury had the difficult task of selecting the best photographs through categories such as Journey and Adventures, Fascinating Faces, Fragile Ice or General Monochrome.

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