Miniature Life Exhibition Shows Whimsical Uses of Everyday Items by A Japanese Artist

Miniature Life Exhibition Shows Whimsical Uses of Everyday Items by A Japanese Artist

Tatsuya Tanaka is a Japanese artist that’s an expert at looking at small things and creating a whole world out of them. Continue reading »

Hilariously Honest Comics That Perfectly Capture Annoying Everyday Moments

Hilariously Honest Comics That Perfectly Capture Annoying Everyday Moments

“Why does this always happen to me?” we like to ask this question even after the tiniest mishaps and disappointments. Well, it doesn’t. Coffee spills and power shortages happen to everyone. To remind us that the universe doesn’t have its favorites, London-based artist Natalya Lobanova draws comics about universal everyday struggles we face, and she’s doing a darn good job, too. Continue reading »

Grandson Inherits His Grandfather’s Collection Of Unseen Street Photos Taken Over Half A Century Ago

Grandson Inherits His Grandfather’s Collection Of Unseen Street Photos Taken Over Half A Century Ago

When in 2014, Dylan Scalet inherited a sizable collection of photos captured by his grandfather Jack Sharp, he didn’t expect much. It actually took him 6 years—and COVID-19 lockdown happening—to finally begin to digitize the film. What he discovered was a treasure trove of incredible photographs depicting street life in Europe more than half a century ago. Continue reading »

Illustrator Adds Funny Monsters To Everyday Life, And It’s Brilliant

Illustrator Adds Funny Monsters To Everyday Life, And It’s Brilliant

Artist and illustrator Tail Jar adds funny monster-like creatures into common everyday life situations and publishes these creations on his Instagram account. Scroll down to see the funniest examples! Continue reading »

Russian Soul In A Nutshell: Honest Photography By Dmitry Markov

Russian Soul In A Nutshell: Honest Photography By Dmitry Markov

Some photos by Dmitry Markov that evoke both joy and sadness. Most of them are just random moments of life caught by Dmirtry’s iPhone 7. Since 2007 to 2012 Dmitry was working in a public organization “Rostok” supporting orphan children and now his photography is also aimed to draw attention to the hardships of boarding school graduates. Continue reading »

“Everyday Train Life:” Daily Life Of Japan In Black And White Photographs By Pak Han

"Everyday Train Life:" Daily Life Of Japan In Black And White Photographs By Pak Han

Pak Han is an award-winning photographer, capturing the sublime and intrigue in the ordinary everyday life. He is most interested in photographing people, going about their daily rituals in urban surroundings. It is Han’s desire to tell stories through his photos and share his eye with the audience. Han had collaborated with numerous theatremakers and choreographers for over a decade, but he is now focusing most of his creative energy on street & documentary photography. Continue reading »

Beautiful Vintage Black And White Photos Of New York City In The Summer Of 1938

Children on 1st Avenue
Beautiful Vintage Black And White Photos Of New York City In The Summer Of 1938
Sheldon Dick

New York City in the summer of 1938 was wet. On June 28, 1.69 inches of rain fell on the city – a record for the date. On July 23, 2.40 inches of rain fell. Minding where they stepped, photographers Jack Allison, Sheldon Dick, Walker Evans and Russell Lee photographed the city as pat of the Farm Security Administration’s aim to record American life between 1935 and 1944. Continue reading »

Beautiful Vintage Color Photos Of New York City In The 1950s

Pedestrians weave their way through traffic.
Beautiful Vintage Color Photos Of New York City In The 1950s

Ernst Haas is considered one of the pioneers of color photography and one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. Taking up photography after World War II, his early work on the returning prisoners of war caught the attention of LIFE magazine. Continue reading »

Artist Shares His Everyday Life And Cultural Gaps With Wife As An International Couple

Social distancing problems.
Artist Shares His Everyday Life And Cultural Gaps With Wife As An International Couple

According to Milia: “Life is complicated—we all know that, without even mentioning the relationships. Dealing with different cultures sounds even more complex, huh? What about getting stuck for months in a house during your honeymoon because a devastating virus hit the whole world in a matter of a few weeks, giving no time to pack? Well, nothing seems to be impossible for us. Continue reading »

“New York State On Pause”: These Photos Show How COVID-19 Changed Daily Life In NYC

"New York State On Pause": These Photos Show How COVID-19 Changed Daily Life In NYC

When thinking about New York City, one of the first things that come to mind is constant hustle and bustle. That was true, at least until March 22nd when Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the “New York state on pause” executive order. Continue reading »

Photographers Turn Their Homes Into Cameras To Portray Life During Coronavirus Times

Photographers Turn Their Homes Into Cameras To Portray Life During Coronavirus Times

While staying at home, many photographers turned their houses and flats into studios. In fact, some of them even turned them into cameras! Brazilian photographer Bruno Alencastro turned the “camera obscura room” concept into a fantastic collaborative project. Continue reading »

Backstage Reality Of Russia: Atmospheric Photography Through A Skater’s Eyes

Backstage Reality Of Russia: Atmospheric Photography Through A Skater’s Eyes

Petr Barabaka found his first camera in a Moscow dump. He described the battered Kiev-19 that he hauled out of the trash as a “Soviet Nikon, of sorts.” Continue reading »

Photographer Took 12 Pics Of Regular Chinese People To Stop Prejudice And Show That They’re Like All Of Us

Photographer Took 12 Pics Of Regular Chinese People To Stop Prejudice And Show That They’re Like All Of Us

According to Jay Lambeth: “I have been living in the Southern Chinese city of Shenzhen for exactly ten years now. During that time, this magnificent country has experienced untold amounts of change: industrialization, urbanization, technology, the construction of mega-cities, and more. Continue reading »

Amazing Vintage Photographs Documented Inca Culture And Life In Peruvian Andes, Captured By Martin Chambi In The Early 20th Century

Amazing Vintage Photographs Documented Inca Culture And Life In Peruvian Andes, Captured By Martin Chambi In The Early 20th Century

Martin Chambi was among the first photographers of the Peruvian Andes and became the leading portrait painter in Cuzco, opened a photo Studio in 1920. But, being a native Quechua, he considered it his duty to document the lives of Indians and the legacy of the Inca culture, traveled through the Andes, shooting landscapes, the ruins of Machu Picchu and traditions of the local inhabitants. Continue reading »

Things They Don’t Tell You: Honest Guide To Life Brought To You By Cartoonist Winston Rowntree

Things They Don't Tell You: Honest Guide To Life Brought To You By Cartoonist Winston Rowntree

Cartoonist Winston Rowntree created an honest guide to life about all those things that they don’t tell you (but should), all brought to you by adorable animals who try to deal with the harsh reality. Continue reading »

Wonderful Vintage Photos Documented Everyday Life In London In The 1930s

Wonderful Vintage Photos Documented Everyday Life In London In The 1930s
Londoners in bathing suits taking advantage of a heat wave at Hyde Park lido, 3rd June 1933. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images) Continue reading »

Simple & Difficult Russia: Photo Collection Of Anna Skladmann

Simple & Difficult Russia: Photo Collection Of Anna Skladmann

Just found some interesting pictures from a personal photography collection of Anna Skladmann, a German photographer that lives and works between New York and Moscow. During travelling and living in Russia, Anna made a few series of photos which show us simple and the same time difficult life of Russian young and adult people. Continue reading »

A Matter Of Trust: The Mystery Soul Of ‘Inner’ Russia In Wonderful And Sentimental Photographs Of Vugar Mamedzade

A Matter Of Trust: The Mystery Soul Of 'Inner' Russia In Wonderful And Sentimental Photographs Of Vugar Mamedzade

Modern Russia as seen by photographer from Orenburg, Russia, Vugar Mamedzade. His works have special atmosphere. The author says that he makes photos when he feels the moment, when he “has a nerve”. According to him, it’s important to be self-confident, honest and impudent in a good way. His photos are about life, they can be happy, emotional and very sad. Continue reading »

Kazakh Bodybuilder Yuri Tolochko To Marry His Life-Like Sex Doll ‘Margo’

Kazakh Bodybuilder Yuri Tolochko To Marry His Life-Like Sex Doll 'Margo'

It’s not easy to find that very person you’d wish to be next to for the rest of your life. Yuri Tolochko, a bodybuilder from Kazakhstan, found a radical decision and married a sex doll – beautiful, faithful, patient partner. Continue reading »

Photographer Tatsuo Suzuki Captures Fascinating Black And White Images Of Daily Life In Tokyo

Photographer Tatsuo Suzuki Captures Fascinating Black And White Images Of Daily Life In Tokyo

Tatsuo Suzuki is a Japanese street photographer, living and working in Ota, Tokyo. Using long exposures and intense contrasts to capture the frenetic atmosphere of the Tokyo streets, Suzuki’s work is a prescient homage to our ever-changing urban behaviours. Continue reading »

Photographer Joseph Philippe Bevillard Captured The Secret Lives Of Irish Travellers Revealed In Intimate Portraits

Photographer Joseph Philippe Bevillard Captured The Secret Lives Of Irish Travellers Revealed In Intimate Portraits

These fascinating pictures captured over a decade show the secret lives of Irish travellers. Photographer Joseph Philippe Bevillard shares work from his ongoing series documenting these travellers’ lives through intimate portraits. Continue reading »

Scenes From A Tiny World Where Everything Could Happen: Photograher Turns Everyday Objects Into Fun Miniature Worlds

Scenes From A Tiny World Where Everything Could Happen: Photograher Turns Everyday Objects Into Fun Miniature Worlds

According to Péter Csákvári: “I’ve spent 3 years creating this project called “Tiny Wasteland”. The series feature miniature figures placed next to everyday objects in order to create the illusion of microscopic worlds. I’m actually a food photographer so the whole idea came from there. I made about 100 pictures already from this tiny world, the rest you can find on my Instagram page.” Continue reading »

Canadian Photographer Shows Life In The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone Today

Canadian Photographer Shows Life In The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone Today

This photo project illustrates real life in the Chernobyl exclusion zone three decades after the catastrophe of 1986 that made over 300 000 people evacuate. But some refused to leave and stayed. A Canadian photographer Robyn Von Swank paid a visit to them to take pictures of their daily life. When she was roaming about one of the abandoned villages, she notices traces behind her and a pack of wolves following her… Continue reading »

Wonderful Pictures Of South Wales During The 1970s Captured By The Local Newspaper Photographer

Pill, Newport, South Wales, 1974
Wonderful Pictures Of South Wales During The 1970s Captured By The Local Newspaper Photographer

In the 1970s Robin Weaver was a newspaper photographer in South Wales. When he wasn’t covering hard news or local events for his paper, he liked to photograph the people and everyday scenes he came across. For years his photographs remained in his private collection but then, 40 years on, he revisited his old negative files, placing the images in photo libraries and publishing a book which he says is “a portrait of a unique place and time”. Continue reading »

Sublime Street Photographs Of Hong Kong In The 1950s And 1960s

Sublime Street Photographs Of Hong Kong In The 1950s And 1960s

Hong Kong is all about the food. The smell of delicious stuff, some of it unidentifiable only to Bellamists and delving biology professors and coroners, hangs in air so soupy and thick it seems to be keeping the new skyscrapers upright. I’m wrong, of course. Hong Kong is all about human life, which is everywhere, packed tightly and possessed of an atavistic self-containment – the closest thing modern humanity has to Babel, Jericho or maybe Sodom. Continue reading »