Afro Beauty Brought To Life In Photographer Luke Nugent’s Lavish Hair Portraiture

Afro Beauty Brought To Life In Photographer Luke Nugent’s Lavish Hair Portraiture

British photographer Luke Nugent captures a wide range of style, beauty, and personal expression in his creative photo shoots, for which he often works with London-based hair stylist Lisa Farrall. Nugent highlights women of color in his varied series, from the more subdued everyday styles in Emancipate to the Afrofuturism-inspired Armour, which was a finalist for the 2016 British Hair Awards. Continue reading »

Famous Album Covers Brought Onto Their Original New York City Locations Where They Were Shot

The Ramones at Inscope Arch. (cover to a 45-single)
Famous Album Covers Brought Onto Their Original New York City Locations Where They Were Shot
(photo by David Gahr)

Bob Egan’s hobby is really interesting. He brings classic albums to the present. He finds the actual location, where each cover was shot and alternates the angle and distance, so as the photo can match the current version of the venue. Continue reading »

Napoleon’s Veterans Have Been Brought To Life In Color

Monsieur Moret, 2nd Regiment, 1814-15:
Napoleon’s Veterans Have Been Brought To Life In Color

Some of the earliest photographs of veterans on Earth are a series of 15 original sepia images of members of Napoleon’s army. They were taken in their advancing years in the 1850s and keep in mind that some of these men were born in the late 1700s. Continue reading »

Monstrous 48-Foot Snake Related to Boa Constrictors Brought Back to Life

Monstrous 48-Foot Snake Related to Boa Constrictors Brought Back to Life

This 2,500-pound, 48-foot-long prehistoric snake was found near fossilized plants, giant turtles and crocodiles dating back to the Paleocene epoch, more than 60 million years ago when the world’s first known rainforest existed, and dinosaurs no longer ruled the Earth. Displayed at a new exhibition at the Natural History Museum, the massive 48-foot predator could swallow a whole crocodile without showing a bulge. Featuring a full-scale model of Titanoboa and clips from a Smithsonian Channel documentary, the exhibition delves into the discovery, reconstruction, and implications of this enormous reptile. (Smithsonian Institute) Continue reading »

Elaborate Makeup and Costumes from 18th Century Art Form Brought Back to Life in Beijing

Elaborate Makeup and Costumes from 18th Century Art Form Brought Back to Life in Beijing

A performer plays a game on an iPad while waiting for a Beijing opera performance, ahead of the closing ceremony of the 1st young Beijing Opera Actors’ arena contest in Beijing, China. (Reuters) Continue reading »