Amazing Portrait Photos Of Iranian Women From Between The 1920s And ’50s

Amazing Portrait Photos Of Iranian Women From Between The 1920s And '50s

Parisa Damandan (born 1967) is an Iranian photographer and art historian. She received a degree in photography from the University of Tehran. She is the author of Portrait photographs from Isfahan: Faces in transition, 1920-1950, a book illustrating the history of Isfahan in the early 20th century with portrait photographs, which she collected over a period of ten years; the photographs were hard to find because many photo archives in Isfahan had been burned after the enactment of a 1979 law forbidding depictions of unveiled women.

These amazing photos from her collection that show portraits of Iranian women taken from between the 1920s and 1950s. Continue reading »

Pastry Chef Iven Kawi Creates Amazing Terrarium And Flower Cakes

Pastry Chef Iven Kawi Creates Amazing Terrarium And Flower Cakes

Jakarta-based pastry chef Iven Kawi says she made her first honest attempt at baking in December of 2013 when she made a batch of Christmas cookies for her daughter’s school. As you can see, things have progressed quite a bit. Kawi now runs a bakery shop out of her home in Lippo Karawaci called Iven Oven where she creates elaborately decorated baked goods. Among her specialties are cakes adorned with terrarium environments where buttercream frosting is sculpted into an abundance of cacti and flower petals atop beds of crumbly sand or dirt. Continue reading »

The Amazing Makeup By Lucia Pittalis

The Amazing Makeup By Lucia Pittalis

You have no idea of the power of a skillful makeup artist. By working his magic, he can transform a woman into a respectable gentleman, a young lady into a heartless drug dealer, or simply show how a person would look like after a few decades have passed. Some can even transform a not-so-handsome young man into a beautiful young girl, which can spell a lot of trouble if you see him/her at a night club. Lucia Pittalis is one of those masters of makeup, and she uses her skills to stun the audience by transforming herself and a few volunteers into famous movie characters, actors, and musicians. Continue reading »

25 Amazing 1970s Album Advertisements

25 Amazing 1970s Album Advertisements

Taken from pages of old music magazines like Creem, Circus, Hit Parader, Smash Hits and Billboard, here is a fun collection of album advertisements from Journey, Parliament, Diana Ross, Meatloaf and more Enjoy! Continue reading »

Pushing Photorealism To New Levels Of Beauty: Amazing Paintings By Yigal Ozeri

Pushing Photorealism To New Levels Of Beauty: Amazing Paintings By Yigal Ozeri

Yigal Ozeri is an Israeli artist based in New York City. He is known for large-scale cinematic portraits of young women in landscapes. His works are photo-realistic oil paintings. Continue reading »

Creepy But Amazing Kafka-Inspired Cockroach Backpack

Creepy But Amazing Kafka-Inspired Cockroach Backpack

A Dangerous Minds reader submitted these images of a Kafka-inspired cockroach backpack without any information. The text at the bottom is in Spanish and says “To go to work… with style.” Continue reading »

Amazing Modern Stairs In A Medieval Tower In Denmark

Amazing Modern Stairs In A Medieval Tower In Denmark

Situated in Denmark, the Kalø Tower is a 700 year old historical building. While inaccessible, the architecture studio MAP created a modern spiral staircase turning the place into a superb vantage point mixing archeology and contemporary design. Continue reading »

Amazing Rock Art Pieces By Stefano Furlani

Amazing Rock Art Pieces By Stefano Furlani

Born and raised in Fano, Italy, Stefano Furlani is accustomed to life lived along the sea and its sandy, rocky shores. Much time was spent exploring the stones of this shore with his son, creating beautiful designs. Eventually, Furlani decided to preserve these rocky art pieces on canvas. The results are truly amazing. Continue reading »

Guy Shows Off His Amazing World War II Cover Up Tattoo

Guy Shows Off His Amazing World War II Cover Up Tattoo

In the early 2000s everyone was getting tribal tattoos, but when this man looked at his tribal tattoo in 2017 he was filled with regret, so he decided to switch it up. Continue reading »

Photographer Sandro Casutt Took The Amazing Snaps Of The Andromeda Galaxy

Photographer Sandro Casutt Took The Amazing Snaps Of The Andromeda Galaxy

The Andromeda Galaxy, the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way, can be seen shining above a remote village in Switzerland. The cinematic images convey the beauty of the galaxy gleaming above the picturesque Swiss mountains. Photographer Sandro Casutt took the amazing snaps in different seasons throughout the year, from his home valley of Vals, Switzerland. Here: A view of the sky from the Zervreila Mountain Lagoon in Switzerland. Continue reading »

Polish Craftsman Creates Amazing Household Items With A Folk Twist

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Aren’t you bored of same old “Made in China” or Ikea household products? Well we have a nice refreshment for you! This Polish wood workshop PLA j STER makes some of the prettiest wooden items that will make you kitchen much more “folkish” but also elegant and warm. All of these items are handwork carved from wood, copper, steel and leather so their products are original and excellent in their simplicity. Continue reading »

Ukraine In 1982: Soviet Odessa In Amazing Photographs By Ian Berry

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In 1982 the famous British photographer Ian Berry visited the Ukrainian SSR as a photojournalist. During that trip he made a series of photos of the people’s life in the Soviet city of Odessa. We looked at the Ian’s pictures and picked up the most interesting ones to show you in this post. Continue reading »

Russia’s Traditional Ancestral Architecture Is Pretty Amazing

Traditional wooden houses, many featuring exquisite carvings and craftsmanship, are falling into decay across Russia because of neglect, lack of funds and an exodus from the countryside to the cities. Urbanisation and a low birth rate are emptying out the countryside, and residents and authorities are often largely indifferent towards the historical value of their properties.

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A view of the facade of a house in the village of Cherevkovo, Arkhangelsk region, Russia. (Photo by Maxim Shemetov/Reuters) Continue reading »

From Dusk To Dawn: Photographer Creates Amazing Cityscapes Showing The Transition From Night To Day

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These stunning photographs are not just colourful depictions of city life – they are also part of a visionary attempt to capture the passage of time in still images. Artist Fong Qi Wei was keen to invent a way to show how scenes change over time, without resorting to a video camera or time-lapse photography. So he captured multiple pictures of the same sites over the course of a day, before splicing them together into a single image taken over several hours. The series is entitled ‘Time is a Dimension’, and aims to prove that skilled photography can show the passage of time just as easily as a video. Continue reading »

This Artist Has Put Together An Amazing Photo Set Of Peope Blending Into The 7 Wonders Of The World

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New York artist Trina Merry is known for her unique style that blends body art with photography but in her ‘Lost in Wonder’ series shes painted a models body to blend into some of the worlds most iconic locations. She had her subject, UK model Kyle James, pose fully painted in front of the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Great Wall of China, Petra, The Colosseum, Machu Picchu, Stone Henge and Easter Island. Here: Colusseum Continue reading »

Amazing Travel Photos From Around The World By Travis Bruke

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Responsibilities, time, money these are the three most important things in our life that hold us back. We always dream about a life of adventure. But Travis Burke is living proof that the only thing stopping you is you, and that all you need to live the dream is a camper van, a camera, and a burning desire for adventure. He is a photographer and traveler. He enjoys traveling in his grandma’s old van, he converted into a fully habitable home. He funds his travels via a combination of photography, product testing, writing reviews, and general freelancing work, and as he writes on his website. Continue reading »

Amazing Hand Painting Illusions By Ray Massey And Annie Ralli

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London-based photographer Ray Massey teamed up with a talented body painter Annie Ralli to transform hands into architecture, sport scenes and other deceiving objects. These incredible hand illusions are a part of advertising campaign for Ecclesiastical Insurance, a niche insurance company using the byline “You’re in good hands”. Continue reading »

Amazing Vintage Photographs That Show The Dangers Of Constructing The Empire State Building

The Empire State Building is an iconic office building known as “the Most Famous Skyscraper in the World.” Built during the Depression between 1930 and 1931, the Empire State Building became the world’s tallest office building until 1967. The design of the building changed 16 times during planning and construction, but 3,000 workers completed the building’s construction in record time: one year and 45 days, including Sundays and holidays. The Empire State’s construction work and its workers were a magnet for press and magazine photographers, which is how many iconic images of the construction work were created, like these.

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Sep, 13. 1930. Carl Russell waves to his co-workers on the structural work of the 88th floor of the new Empire State Building. Continue reading »

The Most Amazing Wedding Dress You’ll Ever See

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Photo by James Tang

If you’re tired of all-white traditional wedding dresses – dip it in some dye or airbrush it. We’re not joking! This dip dye wedding dress trend not only gives your formal dress a colorful touch, it also solves one major problem that many brides face. Enyone who has attended a wedding probably saw how dirty the gowns sometimes get from touching the ground. So there’s a very practical reason to color the edges. Continue reading »

Amazing Food Art By Anna Keville Joyce

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Meet the woman who has made playing with food her job and creates incredible pieces of edible art. From city landmarks to colorful animals, Anna Keville Joyce lets her imagination run wild as she creates a series of intricate art works made entirely from food. Continue reading »

Father Of The Year Builds An Amazing Bedroom For His Son

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Imgur user IScratchUntilIHaveNoSkinLeft turned an old worn down bedroom into the bedroom of his son’s dreams. Now his son has everything he could ever want right in his very own room. Continue reading »

Meet The Father Who Makes Amazing Sculptures Out Of Toast For Daughter Who Has Severe Food Allergies

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But a father-of-two is brightening the breakfasts of his youngest daughter, who suffers severe food allergies, by creating daily toast sculptures. Adam Perry said his nine-year-old daughter Scarlett could not eat dairy, eggs, nuts or shellfish, but that white bread was a safe option. His bread creations to date include the Statue of Liberty, a T-rex and – inspired by the Olympic Games – a silhouette of Mo Farah doing his trademark Mobot celebration. He uses two slices of bread, occasionally some sunflower oil spread, and to attach pieces together he either balances them, pinches them or uses a syringe of golden syrup. Continue reading »

Amazing Cakes That Look Exactly Like Soft Drink Bottles

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Amazing soft drink cakes designed by Andres Fatso look like realistic soft drink bottles. The interesting thing about these soft drink cakes is that you can make them yourself at home too. So identical are the Coca Cola, Sprite and Fanta cakes, that it’s a struggle to tell apart the real thing and the cake, until the knife cuts in. When the icing layer of the ‘bottle’ is cut into what’s revealed is a crumbly, multi-colored cake just like any other. Continue reading »

Amazing Face Paintings By Jordan Hanz

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I found this amazing artist, Jordan Hanz, over the weekend and I had to share her work. The most amazing face paintings I’ve ever seen before. In her latest looks, she transforms herself into a version of Harley Quinn from Suicide Squad, and Pokémon characters such as Pikachu, Ivysaur and Jigglypuff. Check it out! Continue reading »

This Super Mario Cat Furniture Is Amazing

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Lovers of cats and video games will love this Mario Cat Complex by Catastrophic Creations. The hollow complex with sisal-lined portals allows cats to jump through one end and ‘teleport’ out the other. The boxes are made out of birch wood, the question box is made with pet proof mesh and the entire complex can support up to 85 lbs of feline feistiness. Continue reading »