Creative photo illustrations by Herri Susanto, talented self-taught retoucher, graphic designer and surrealist based in Bali, Indonesia. Herri sreate surreal worlds using Photoshop and his wild imagination. Continue reading »
“A Different Point Of View”: Ad Campaign Comments On World Leaders With Clever Juxtaposition Of Everyday Objects
Print advertisement created by TBWA, Argentina for Dos Miradas, an “online news medium that proposes a different point of view from the traditional newspapers.” Continue reading »
Screen adaptations of literary works are becoming increasingly popular. However, in an effort to express their vision of a great creation, filmmakers often change the plot lines of novels and stories and sometimes make significant changes to the appearance of the main characters.
According to Gandalf, in The Lord of the Rings book, Frodo is a stout rosy-cheeked hobbit, taller than the rest, with blond hair, a cleft chin, and clear eyes. Continue reading »
Step inside the mind of Brian Pollett, a graphic designer who created a gallery of psychedelic paintings that will dazzle your imagination. This artist created 20 different illustrations that are all radically different from each other but still carry his signature flare and form. Let these colorful portraits hypnotize you as you witness this artist create a truly original creative vision. It is incredible to see how vastly diverse each design and color pattern is.
Prepare to open your mind to a whole world of art unlike anything you have seen before. It will take your breath away! Continue reading »
This is Maru – the 9-year-old Scottish fold that is adored by thousands of people. Maru now has in upwards of 500k subscribers on Youtube and thousands of people watch his videos. In fact, he’s also a Guinness World Record holder for the most watched animal on Youtube. Why makes Maru so special? Continue reading »
Photographer Lois Bielefeld offers an inside look at families and the intimate moments they spend together during mealtimes. When she was a child her parents instilled proper table etiquette in her, which made her wonder if every family had formal sit-down dinners. Continue reading »
Although you would be correct in assuming she made a pact with the many-faced god and that she has no name, her real identity is Florea Flavia, a Bucharest-based makeup artist. She does these amazing transformations using nothing but makeup. She spends at least a couple of hours on each piece and the results are stunning. She draws her inspiration from comic books, anime, video-games and anything in between. Continue reading »
Roeselien Raimond is a Dutch photographer, living in one of the most densely populated areas of the Netherlands, where finding nature is somewhat of a challenge. Roeselien’s view on the animal world is widely appreciated, given the many national and international publications and the great interest in her work as fine art wall decoration for both companies and private persons. Many of her photos are available as Fine Art Prints in her shop.
Image and caption © by Roeselien Raimond
Small enthusiastic madcap with grand ambitions to succeed her mother as alpha fox; the sooner the better. She bended the fox rules by becoming teenage mom. She dominates the biggest and strongest men with her own secret weapon: terrible hysterical squeaking that makes the biggest fox shrimp. And all this is totally compensated by her wonderful sweet character and a gorgeous smile, she inherited from her grandmother. Continue reading »
All the common objects are kinda boring when you look at them, but the situation changes when an awesome Electron Microscope comes on the scene. A scanning electron microscope (SEM) is a type of electron micrograph that makes images of a sample by scanning it with a focused beam of electrons. These are the most amazing images of what is too small to see with the naked eye. Here: Ground black pepper Continue reading »
“Poor Barbie. She had plastic surgery to become more socially acceptable. But a lot of her critics still don’t like her. Barbie’s manufacturer, Mattel, announced Thursday that the doll has three new body types – curvy, tall and petite. Barbie will also now come in seven skin tones, 22 eye colors and 24 hairstyles. Mattel spokeswoman Michelle Chidoni said the product is evolving to “offer more choices” to make “the line more reflective of the world girls see around them”. Josh Golin, executive director of the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, said Barbie’s changes are a testament to activists who for years have challenged her “unrealistic and harmful body type”. But body type “was only one of the criticisms”, he said. “The other was the brand’s relentless focus on appearance and fashion”. Aside from whether Barbie’s looks will ever measure up to society’s changing expectations, another question worth asking is whether kids still want to play with Barbies. Barbie sales fell 14 percent in the most recently reported quarter, with worldwide sales falling every year since 2012”. – Beth J. Harpaz via The Associated Press. Continue reading »
We all know that cats can be selfish, rude and lazy, whilst dogs are always cheerful, often playful and basically irrepressible. We love them equally for having these unique qualities and providing some well-needed entertainment in our lives. Continue reading »
Sometimes one can’t help but wonder whether men and women are really from the same planet. Mind you, we’re not saying it just for the sake of saying it, in fact, there is a great deal of things we do differently without even realizing it.
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The following selection of photographs gives an unusual perspective of well-known things, places or phenomena. Take a look! Continue reading »
Sarah McDaniel, a 20 year-old model, is the latest phenomena to attempt to break the internet. The model has complete heterochromia iridum, a condition where the irises of both eyes are differently coloured. Continue reading »
Snuggles is a 8 month old African Crested Porcupine (Hystrix cristata) here she is trying to look like a bad ass with her Mohawk quills out.
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Image credits: Anita-Alistair Campbell
It’s heartbreaking for a parent when their children don’t fit in. New Zealand native and hardcore dad Alistair Campbell decided to take the extra step to help his daughter, Charlotte, feel better about her cochlear implants by getting one tattooed on his head. The six-year-old girl suffers from extreme hearing loss, and received her first implant when she was four years old. Continue reading »
According to artist Fiona Roberts: “I believe the house and the body are palimpsests of life events with their history inscribed into every surface. In ‘Intimate Vestiges’ I wanted to draw out the treasured moments within the home; of everyday routines and memories, of growing up or growing old, of accidents, of habits, and of fear and trauma. Continue reading »
Landscape photography hasn’t been as prominent on this blog as portraiture or photojournalism, so it’s time to remedy that with a post that’s worth a dozen other posts on the subject. With a requirement like that, it should be fitting to feature someone who has made the landscape photography field what it is today. The only way then would be to present the man who made mountains and valleys look like an altogether different kind of landscape with his black-and-white images, photographer Ansel Adams.
Ansel Adams has become a byword for good photography, whether you’re discussing street photography, portraiture or landscape photography, not only because of his development of the Zone System which all good photographers know to some degree, but also because of his photographs which can be earnestly described as portraits of the Earth herself. His natural talent for getting the right shot in the frame at the right exposure might stem from his early exposure to the beauty of Yosemite National Park, a place which became a second home to him throughout his career.
His growing passion for the outdoors found a natural outlet with the Sierra Club, a group dedicated to wildlife conservancy. This passion for nature is obvious in Adams’ images, but he would also later campaign actively for the preservation of America’s natural wonders. In one case, his images helped convince Congress to create the King’s Canyon National Park. This is just one instance of how influential Adams’ photographs had become, even during his lifetime. Continue reading »
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