In 1963, New York City-based photographer and film director Melvin Sokolsky (1933–2022) produced the “Bubble” series of photographs depicting fashion models “floating” in giant clear plastic bubbles suspended in midair above the River Seine in Paris. Continue reading »
A picture is worth a thousand words. Now more than ever, photography has the power to celebrate the natural world and create conversations about our environment.
Developed in partnership by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), Earth Photo is an international competition and exhibition which rewards photographs and videos that tell stories about our planet, its inhabitants, its beauty, and its fragility.
Yevhen Samuchenko, “At The Pink Planet – 1 Car And 2 People”, 2019, Ukraine. Category: Place. Yevhen Samuchenko says: “The first time you see the pink salt lakes of the Kherson region in Ukraine it feels as though you are looking at another planet. During the summer months, microscopic algae causes the water to turn pink and red”. (Photo by Yevhen Samuchenko/Earth Photo 2022) Continue reading »
Marina Istomina (Russia) – Suffocation
Suffocation confronts the media’s erasure of human tampering that led to the disaster: the legislators, ministers, hunters, foresters, firefighters and criminal groups leaders involved in the event.
This year marks the third edition of the competition, which celebrates contemporary photography from eastern Europe, the Balkans, Russia, and central Asia. The shortlist includes 11 photographers from Albania, Georgia, Hungary, Poland, Russia, and Uzbekistan. Continue reading »
From Mothers and Brothers to Imagined Lives Both Past and Future, This Year’s Edition of The 2020 Photo Vogue Festival Explores the Theme ‘All in This Together’
Julia Fullerton-Batten: Zewdi, Yabsra and Ehiopia, Lockdown Day 57, from the series Looking Out From Within
Fullerton-Batten says: “It is a sensitive time, we all feel vulnerable and anxious. I chose to capture people in their lockdown isolation, effectively imprisoned behind the windows of their homes, looking out on to a different, desolate world.” Continue reading »
Four Russian girls, beginning with 2012, have been making their group photos and got them framed. One of them published the photos recently and received a lot of comments from other users. They have been friends since childhood.
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The Mysterious Woman Who Ticking Military Men Under Their Chins While Taking Pictures in the Photo Booth in the 1940s
These were part of a huge lot of 1940s era photo booth photos that has since been dispersed into many different collections. No one knows who is this woman and why is she ticking these soldiers under their chins while taking pictures? Continue reading »
A photographer known as OMAHI uncovers the truth by showing what lies behind fascinating and glamorous photos. He shares 2 photos in a single post. The first pic shows what we usually post on social media — a pic with lots of edits, themes, and effects. But the fun really begins when we see the second pic which shows the whole evolution of the first photo. These behind-the-scenes shots are truly a sight to behold. Continue reading »
A rather adorable German shorthaired pointer makes a comeback as it assumes many different looks and poses other than that of just being a regular pooch. The dog’s master once again puts on all sorts of costumes and props on the obedient dog, using a variety of homemade outfits and then posts the images on Instagram. Continue reading »
The National Audubon Society is an American non-profit environmental organisation dedicated to conservation. It protects birds and their habitats throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education and on-the-ground conservation. Every year, Audubon promotes a bird photography contest, with cash prizes up to $5,000 and a bird photography camp for young winners.
Melissa Rowell, amateur honourable mention. Wakodahatchee wetlands, Delray Beach, Florida, US. Equipped with sinewy necks and spear-like bills, great blue herons can lunge with fearsome speed to strike their aquatic prey. Adults will also employ rapid stabbing motions as one aspect of their complex courtship displays; they’re seemingly dangerous moves, but fitting to the intensity of mating season. (Photo by Melissa Rowell/Audubon Photography Awards) Continue reading »
There’s even a subreddit called r/estoration that is full of artists that will sometimes take requests and restore old pictures for other users. In the gallery below we see the amazing transformation these artists have made to photos that may have otherwise been lost to time. Continue reading »
People’s Choice, Nature: ‘Couples Goals’ By Brian Larrosa
“Instead of taking the bus tour to Rainbow Mountain, I camped the night before, about an hour and a half away, to be the first up at sunrise. That morning was full of fog, and when I arrived, I could barely see the seven-color mountain. I waited an hour for the fog to clear, but it didn’t. On my way down, I passed this lovely alpaca couple wearing the Aymara culture colors—which made the wait worth it.” Continue reading »
The winner: crying girl on the border, by John Moore. Yanela, from Honduras, cries as her mother, Sandra Sanchez, is searched by a US border patrol agent, in McAllen, Texas, US. This image was also nominated in the “spot news” category. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images/World Press Photo 2019) Continue reading »
Birds have always been a symbol of freedom. But because of their liberating ability to fly, they seem so unreachable and mysterious to us. Luckily there is a way to meet with nature face to face and explore the beautiful feathered creatures in their natural setting without scaring them away or causing any harm. Continue reading »
The World Press Photo Foundation has unveiled its global photojournalism prize nominees for 2019. Here are some of the finalists’ images, in categories from the environment to sport. The winners will be announced in April.
Photo of the year nominee: Akashinga – the Brave Ones, by Brent Stirton. Petronella Chigumbura, 30, a member of an all-female anti-poaching unit called Akashinga, undergoes stealth and concealment training in the Phundundu wildlife park, Zimbabwe. (Photo by Brent Stirton/Getty Images/World Press Photo 2019) Continue reading »
Stunning photo manipulations by Sergio de Lamo, a talented graphic designer, and digital artist based in Madrid, Spain. Sergio received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Designer from Suffolk University, Boston, MA. He shares magnificent edits on his Instagram account. Continue reading »
Today I want to share with you amazing photo manipulations by artist Natacha aka @skip_closer. They’re slightly dark but perfectly done. And they will surely create a certain mood while viewing. So, take a deep breath and check these art works! Continue reading »
First, we got to know Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy. Then we met Baby Groot. By the time Avengers: Infinity War came along, he’d grown into a moody teenager, completely attached to his handheld device, or phone, as we still call them. LEGO sculptor Ochre Jelly (Iain Heath) has recreated that version of Groot out of LEGO pieces- and he’s posable, which means he can check messages, play games, and listen to music wherever he happens to be. Ochre Jelly used his own phone-obsessed kids as inspiration for the series. Continue reading »
Take a look at fascinating images created by genius Photoshop retouch master from France Christophe Huet. He is the one who creates the famous advertising for Playstation, Nike, Motorola, Surfrider Foundation etc. His work is a perfect fusion between old-school photography and digital created composites. Somehow, he melts the thin barrier between reality and his own tortured imagination resulting in viscerally surreal images. Continue reading »
Based in Barcelona, Ibai Acevedo has fun creating “parallel universes (…) between imagination and reality”. Whether he captures aquatic scenes or the intimacy of a room, Ibai uses lights and colours with talent and immerses us into a dreamy universe. Continue reading »
Creative photo manipulations by Eashan Misra a.k.a. Mr. Kalopsia, a talented self-taught visual, and digital artist currently based in Noida, India. Eashan works as a graphic designer and a digital marketer with a background in advertising and brand development. Continue reading »
B&W Child Photo Competition is the biggest international photo competition that showcases the very best of black and white child photography from around the globe every year. Ever since 2014, we are giving emerging child photographers priceless exposure and a chance to be discovered. Continue reading »
Irina Dzhul is a Ukrainian professional photographer from Kiev. She has thousands fans all across the world, her pictures have millions views. Irina’s photos are full of magic and beauty. What else to say.. just enjoy the fabulous artwork. Continue reading »
Albin Sjödin’s Instagram account takes us into the photographer’s imaginary world. His dark and bluish pictures play with reality, staging lonely and bewitching characters. Continue reading »
Identity, sensuality… the pictures David Stenbeck publish question as much as they impress. Fascinated by colours and bodies intertwining, this Helsingborg (Sweden) based photographer defines himself as a “spiritual misleader”. Continue reading »
Simon Kerola a.k.a Johnny Keethon is a self-taught Swedish photographer working in Stockholm. His pictures can be read like cinematic creations, where memories from childhood and inspiring portraits blend together. Continue reading »