Romance And Surreal Situations By Yuval Robichek

Romance And Surreal Situations By Yuval Robichek

Yuval Robichek’s illustrations come like a breath of fresh air in the often too heavy political climate of the Middle East. True to the mentality of the Tel Aviv “Bubble” where he now lives, Robichek’s subject is as a-political as can be. He takes his inspiration straight from the streets and the sea shores which he loves. Continue reading »

Art Object Dedicated To The Fire Problem In Siberia

Art Object Dedicated To The Fire Problem In Siberia

1,6 million hectares of Siberia are in fire – 232 hot spots are detected. 1,13 million hectares are in flames in Yakutia. The smoke spreaded to the Volga region and Kazakhstan. Continue reading »

Most Stunning Photos From The National Geographic Instagram Photography Contest

National Geographic has made a name for themselves with their earth-shattering photographs, so it was no surprise that they made Instagram history as the first brand to reach 100 million followers (those are almost Kim Kardashian numbers). To celebrate in true Nat Geo fashion, they opened up a photography contest across the photo-sharing platform – using the hashtag #natgeo100contest. In the 24-hour contest window, the magazine received more than 94,000 photograph submissions. The photo editors and photographers at Nat Geo went through the entries and narrowed them down to the top 10 most stunning images and then let their 10 million followers vote on who would be the grand prize winner. Below you can view the contest winning photo, the top finalists along with some other gorgeous entries that didn’t make the cut but are still just as mind-blowing.

Most Stunning Photos From The National Geographic Instagram Photography Contest

Grand Prize Winner Ketan Khambhatta. In the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, zebras search for crocodiles while wildebeest run across the river. Photographer Muhammed Muheisen: The image is so dynamic, with a powerful depth that keeps me looking. A moment well captured. Continue reading »

The Spectacular Winning Photos From Underwater Photographer Of The Year 2019

Underwater Photographer of the Year has just announced the winners of its 2019 photo contest. Photographer Richard Barnden of the UK won both Underwater Photographer of the Year 2019 and British Underwater Photographer of the Year 2019 for his photo titled “The Gauntlet”.

The Spectacular Winning Photos From Underwater Photographer Of The Year 2019
Behaviour category winner. The Gauntlet by Richard Barnden (UK) in Fakarava South Pass, French Polynesia. “The estimated 700 sharks that patrol the mouth of the Fakarava South Pass begin to hunt at night … This unlucky parrotfish dodged in and out of the patch coral heads looking for somewhere to hide … In desperation it hurtled straight towards me as I snapped a few passing shots and curled up into a ball as the frenzy of sharks shot past, leaving only but a few falling parrotfish scales behind”. (Photo by Richard Barnden/Underwater Photographer of the Year 2019) Continue reading »

Apple Highlights Best Photos Shot On iPhone Around The World

Alex Jiang (US), iPhone XS Max
Apple Highlights Best Photos Shot On iPhone Around The World
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iPhone photographers around the world shared their best photos for the Shot on iPhone Challenge, capturing remarkable moments with the world’s most popular camera. The 10 selected winners will be featured on billboards in select cities, in Apple retail stores and online. The winning shots came from a range of models, from iPhone XS Max to iPhone 7, showcasing the quality of cameras across the line. Continue reading »

These Photos Were Taken At Burning Man Festivals On Three Different Continents Show How Different They Are

These Photos Were Taken At Burning Man Festivals On Three Different Continents Show How Different They Are

Everyone knows the worldwide famous festival of art – Burning Man. But did you know that regional Burn festivals elsewhere in the world can offer you more than the biggest one in Nevada? They all observe the ten principles and the largest ones are supervised by the Burning Man Organisation itself. Continue reading »

26 Artists Were Challenged To Create The Whole Alphabet, One Unique Paper Letter Each

26 Artists Were Challenged To Create The Whole Alphabet, One Unique Paper Letter Each
Julianna Szabo (UK)

Over the past years, The Paper Artists Collective has gathered their talented members for sponsored collaborations.

The artists love working together using their talent, various techniques and lots of creativity! This time 26 artists created one unique paper letter each not even knowing which colors or letter they were to work with before the paper arrived by mail. The members loved the challenge and the results are amazing! Continue reading »

“When Worlds Collide”: The Strange, Beautiful And Surreal Mash-Up Art Of Igor Skaletsky

"When Worlds Collide": The Strange, Beautiful And Surreal Mash-Up Art Of Igor Skaletsky

Let me take you down to the strange and enticing world of Igor Skaletsky where nothing is really quite what it seems and his art is presented like a dazzling fashion spread for a high end glossy magazine. Continue reading »

Associated Press Pictures Of The Year 2018: Animals

Associated Press Pictures Of The Year 2018: Animals
A polar bear blows bubbles as he dives in the water at its enclosure during warm late summer weather at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, October 16, 2018. (Photo by Martin Meissner/AP Photo) Continue reading »

Reuters Pictures Of The Year 2018: Animals

Reuters Pictures Of The Year 2018: Animals
A British Blue cat is lit up by sunlight diffracted through an aquarium at an apartment in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia July 8, 2018. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters) Continue reading »

Amazing Photos That Won The 2018 Travel Photographer Of The Year Awards

The jury of the Travel Photographer of the Year awards (TPOTY) have just announced their winners, and they perfectly portray the beautiful diversity of our colorful world. Photographers from 142 countries submitted more than 20,000 entrants to the competition, but only one took home the grand prize. Stefano Pensottias was named the Travel Photographer of the Year for his stunning portfolio of eight photographs, depicting how ordinary citizens engaged with their surroundings across several different continents. Scroll down to check out the rest of the winners.

Amazing Photos That Won The 2018 Travel Photographer Of The Year Awards
“The Grand Tsingys are a rare geological phenomena. The rocks are razor sharp. I climbed up during the night to be able to photograph this climber in the early morning.” (Travel – Special Mention, Marsel Van Oosten, Netherlands) Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Photos Of The 2018 Stenin Press Photo Contest

Contestants from South Africa and Spain have been named the winners of the 2018 Andrei Stenin Press Photo contest in the category Top News.

The winners of the Andrei Stenin photo contest were announced earlier today. Photographers from Belarus, Iraq, Spain, Israel and South Africa took home first place in the categories Top News, My Planet, Sports and Portrait.

The international photo contest was first organized in December 2014 in memory of Russian photojournalist Andrei Stenin. He was killed while on assignment in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine on August 6, 2014 after his car was shot at and burned on a highway. The photo contest aims to promote young photographers and attract public attention to photojournalism.

Spectacular Winning Photos Of The 2018 Stenin Press Photo Contest
Rosebud by Oded Wagenstein from Israel. Portrait. A Hero of Our Time, single, 1st place Continue reading »

Superb Paper Art Creations Of The Contemporary Artist Bianca Severijns

Superb Paper Art Creations Of The Contemporary Artist Bianca Severijns

Bianca Severijns creates her artworks through a conscientious exploration of paper. She perfected an original artistic style in her beloved paper medium that is constructed by esthetically weaving, merging and layering hand-torn pieces.

Severijns is a Dutch-Israeli self-taught contemporary paper artist that in 2012 established her “Peace of Paper” studio in the Tel Aviv area. Art for Severijns began as a study of the cycles of nature and progressed to social and humanistic themes. Her artworks maintain a pure and hand-made feel that tell stories which carry imperfections symbolic of life itself. Continue reading »

Stunning Winners Of The 2018 Dog Photographer Of The Year Contest

‘The lady of the mystery forest’. Dog Photographer of the Year 2018 Overall Winner and Oldies Category 1st Place Winner, Monica van der Maden, Netherlands
Stunning Winners Of The 2018 Dog Photographer Of The Year Contest

The Kennel Club has received almost 10,000 entries came in from over 70 different countries around the world, including the UK, China, Israel, Russia, Argentina and South Africa for it’s “The Dog Photographer of the Year 2018”. Monica van der Maden from the Netherlands has been chosen as the overall winner of the competition with an image of Noa the Great Dane seemingly alone in a forest, which placed first in the ‘Oldies’ category, the first time an image from this particular group has been picked as an overall winner. Monica began taking photos of dogs eighteen years ago and has been professionally snapping man’s best friend for the best part of a decade. Continue reading »

“Lost In The Dark And Then Gone”: Atmospheric Photography Inspired By Nature And Dreams

"Lost In The Dark And Then Gone": Atmospheric Photography Inspired By Nature And Dreams

It’s hard not go get swept up in the work of Hadar Ariel Magar, an Israel-based photographer who finds inspiration in nature and dreams. Often set in fields or rivers, her work has a dreamy quality that can be both calming and disturbing. Photography, for Magar, is a therapeutic act that allows her the freedom to explore avenues of self-expression. Continue reading »

Stuning Photos Of A Children’s Military Boarding School In The Ukraine

Stuning Photos Of A Children's Military Boarding School In The Ukraine

In this series, Israeli photographer Michal Chelbin tells the darkyl poetic tale of kids growing up in a Ukrainian military boarding school. The photos are quiet and eerily beautiful, revealing a reality of heightened gender roles and curriculum fashioned “in the service of forming a new governing military elite.” Continue reading »

Incredible Photorealistic Paintings By Yigal Ozeri

Incredible Photorealistic Paintings By Yigal Ozeri

New York City based Israeli artist Yigal Ozeri (previously) is best known for his large-scale cinematic portraits of distinctive young women in rich prodigious landscapes. With tinges of Pre-Raphaelite aesthetics, Ozeri brings an ethereal and uninhibited sensibility to his paintings. His portraits denote art historical foundations in romanticism, while also offering contemporary notions of sensual femininity. Continue reading »

The Best & Winning Entries To The iPhone Photography Awards 2018

Thousands of people from more than 140 countries submitted their iPhone pictures to the annual iPhone Photography Awards. Here’s a selection of the winning entries.

The Best & Winning Entries To The iPhone Photography Awards 2018
Displaced – Jashim Salam, Bangladesh, Grand Prize Winner, Photographer of the Year
“Rohingya children watching an awareness film about health and sanitation near Tangkhali refugee camp in Ukhiya.” Continue reading »

Photographer Ido Meirovich Captures Stunning Photos Directly Above Surfers, Making Them Look Like Abstract Artworks

Photographer Ido Meirovich Captures Stunning Photos Directly Above Surfers, Making Them Look Like Abstract Artworks

This unique photography series showcases surfers from a completely fresh perspective. Shot using a drone, Ido Meirovich’s images are taken directly above their subjects, making them look completly flat, like abstract works of art. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Photos Of The 2017 International Photographer Of The Year Contest

Spectacular Winning Photos Of The 2017 International Photographer Of The Year Contest
Sarah Blesener (United States)
Beckon Us From Home

The winners of the 2017 International Photographer of the Year competition have been announced, with American photographer Sarah Blesener taking home the top prize. Her photo series Beckon Us from Home beat out over 4,000 submissions, leaving her with the title of International Photographer of the Year. Continue reading »

Artist Gustavo Viselner Makes Pixel Art Game Scenes Based On Popular TV Series And Movies

Artist Gustavo Viselner Makes Pixel Art Game Scenes Based On Popular TV Series And Movies

Tel Aviv-based artist Gustavo Viselner has turned some of the most recognizable movie characters, quotes and sequences into a pixelated 8-bit poster series. Each of the horizontal compositions illustrates a famous frame from a pop culture classic, accompanied by a memorable line from the scene written across the bottom of the graphic. Continue reading »

“Shape Shifting Birds”: Photographer Captures Stunning Photos Of The Murmurations Of Starlings

"Shape Shifting Birds": Photographer Captures Stunning Photos Of The Murmurations Of Starlings
Amir Cohen/Reuters

Breathtaking murmurations of dark, shifting shapes fill the skies of southern Israel and surrounding areas in winter. The starlings fly from Russia and Eastern Europe to spend winter in the Middle East. This photo of a murmuration taken by Reuters photographer Amir Cohen has taken on the shape of a sperm whale. Continue reading »

26 Of The Most Beautiful Book Covers Of 2017

Hollow by Owen Egerton. Design by Matt Dorfman.
26 Of The Most Beautiful Book Covers Of 2017

The fundamental rule of all readers is to never judge a book by its cover, but whether we spot a gorgeous book in someone’s hands or displayed in a bookstore, the cover piques our curiosity. Buzzfeed rounded up some unique and breathtaking book covers of the year 2017 that are sure to catch your eye and your heart. Continue reading »

2017 Year In Pictures: Animals

2017 Year In Pictures: Animals
A cat tries to find dry ground around an apartment complex in Houston after Hurricane Harvey hit on Aug. 30. Harvey made landfall in South Texas on August 25, leading to days of downpours that dumped more than 50 inches of rain. Harvey damaged or destroyed about 200,000 homes as the storm system flooded much of Houston and smaller coastal communities. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) Continue reading »

“World On The Edge”: Associated Press Pictures Of The Year 2017

"World On The Edge": Associated Press Pictures Of The Year 2017
Pupy, an African elephant, stands in the doorway of his enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on May 12, 2017. A year ago the 140-year old Buenos Aires zoo closed its doors and was transformed into a park. The first director decided that the animals should be housed in buildings that reflected their countries of origin. A replica of a Hindu temple was built for the Asian elephants. (Photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP Photo) Continue reading »