Every year the Royal Air Force celebrates the skill and technical work of its professional and amateur photographers, and in its 100th year it will also have special amateur category, open to everyone. Traditionally there has always been an amateur category but this year it will be open to the general public, service dependents, families and cadets. Continue reading »
Malaysian Wire Hon creates fun scenes with superhero dolls from the Marvel and DC Comics franchises using only his smartphone. According to his Instagram – “everybody needs a hobby…” and he couldn’t have done a better job at choosing his own, for it is incredible and fun! Continue reading »
According to a photographer Oscar Keserci: “A few years ago I didn’t know about the Milky Way. A few years ago I wouldn’t have dared to go alone outside in the middle of the night. Now I’m usually alone out in the nights and I really enjoy it, even if sometimes it can be scary. Continue reading »
Taking A Walk And Taking Pictures In 1980s New York – Robert Herman’s Vibrant Kodachrome Street Photography Of NYC
Robert Herman’s Kodachromes of 1980s New York City form part of his series of street photography taken from 1978 to 2005. A film student at NYU, Herman gained creative fuel and purpose through the camera and walking. Continue reading »
The Brazilian studio Conci unveiled on Behance a series of unique photographs of the Atacama desert in Chile. Pink sky, desert expanses, black sand, each shot gives us almost the impression of being on another planet. Most of the photos were taken in the Luna Valley and at the Licancabur Volcano. Bluffing. Continue reading »
Jim’ll Paint It is a single topic blog where a man named jim solicits suggestions from readers of humorous or strange situations to paint in MS Paint. The resulting pictures are prized and often shared on social media. Continue reading »
Virtual reality filmmaker Jonny Simpson-Lee is an award-winning and published underwater portrait photographer. He is a graduate of The Photography Institute and regularly works alongside swim schools holding underwater baby photo shoots. Continue reading »
The Black and White Child Photo Contest 2017, or B&W CHILD, has unveiled the winners of its fourth edition. This photo contest is dedicated to black and white photography on the theme of childhood, and this year again brings together thousands of images from around the world. Some beautiful photographs, capturing the innocence and poetry of childhood with a rare beauty! Continue reading »
Hikers Cynthia Bennett and her boyfriend had always imagined that they’d one day end up owning a golden retriever mix, at least that was until they came across their loveable dog Henry at an adoption event. Continue reading »
These astonishing images offer a rare brightly-colored glimpse of the beautiful plazas and intricate architecture of Venice in the 19th century. Continue reading »
Pupy, an African elephant, stands in the doorway of his enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on May 12, 2017. A year ago the 140-year old Buenos Aires zoo closed its doors and was transformed into a park. The first director decided that the animals should be housed in buildings that reflected their countries of origin. A replica of a Hindu temple was built for the Asian elephants. (Photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP Photo) Continue reading »
The Epson International Pano awards showcase the work of the best panoramic photographers from around the world.
“Good Morning Damian Shan”. The overall winner, and open award winner, in the nature/landscape category, is a shot of the Li river in Guangxi province, China. (Photo by Jesus M. Garcia/Epson International Pano Awards 2017) Continue reading »
The 1980s were ruled by big hair, big shoulder pads and pastel colors. These colorful photographs were taken by Steven Martin on the beaches of Florida, mostly on the southeast coast, showing the people and fashion of the decade. Continue reading »
In 1980, photographer Anita Corbin started taking pictures of young women in London’s pubs and clubs, documenting the unseen lives of various subcultures. Over the course of nine months her project turned into a series, Visible Girls, that offered a glimpse into the worlds of punks, mods, skinheads, rastas, and rockers. Continue reading »
Perhaps the icon of macho movie stars, and a living legend, Clint Eastwood has become a standard in international cinema. Continue reading »
James Dean, Grace Kelly, Marc Bolan, Albert Camus… Christophe Rihet photographs the roads where famous people died, shooting at dawn or dusk to bring a sense of calm. Captions by Camille Riquier.
When James Dean, at the wheel of his Porsche, notices a car in the distance, he reassures his passenger: ‘He has seen us, he will stop.’ But the driver of the Ford Tudor hasn’t seen anything, because his vehicle is very high. Dean cannot avoid the collision. His passenger survives, but Dean’s feet are stuck under the pedals and his neck is broken upon impact. Continue reading »
Agnetha Fältskog was a singer with the Swedish band ABBA, famous for hits like “Mamma Mia.” In 1969, Fältskog became engaged to Björn Ulvaeus. At the time of their engagement, Ulvaeus was working with a songwriter named Benny Andersson. Andersson was engaged to an Anni-Frid Lyngstad, who, much like Fältskog, was becoming an increasingly popular singer in Sweden. Continue reading »
Monroe had wanted a baby more than anything in the world, but that joy was denied her. She had three miscarriages prior to losing this baby, all of which played out in the public eye. Continue reading »
Brace yourself for a giggling fit because the finalists of the inaugural Comedy Pet Photography Awards have been revealed. For the first time, the founders of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards have launched a photography award show giving proud pet owners a chance to show off their quirky pets. Photographers Tom Sullam and Paul Johnson-Hicks MBE have collected over 2500 entries and, after some careful consideration, they have narrowed down the hilarious photos to their favourites.
Here: Anne Lise Gramstad caught her windswept dog on film in “Beach Please!” in Ogna Beach, Norway, Date Unknown. (Photo by Anne Lise Gramstad/Barcroft Images/Comedy Pet Photography Awards) Continue reading »
Photographer and father of six Alain Laboile’s beautiful photos of his family and kids cannot help but conjure up fond memories of your own childhood. His eye for beautiful and vital compositions, along with his choice to shoot in black and white, give his photographs a timeless feel and make them seem as though they could have been a part of anyone’s childhood – as if they’re childhood or family universals. Continue reading »
Western memories of the Vietnam War are shaped by photographers working with the American and South Vietnamese forces. These images from the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong are less common. These pictures were taken by amateurs and photojournalists working with the Vietnam News Agency, the National Liberation Front and the North Vietnamese Army. They are sensational. Continue reading »
About a month before sakura season in Japan, the pink flowers started to bloom in a small town about three hours from Tokyo. Kawazu, located in Izu Peninsula, is home a to unique variety of sakura that blooms in the beginning of February. The cherry blossoms, called Kawazuzakura, last for about a month, compared to the usual sakura that blooms and wilts within one to two weeks. Continue reading »
This Set Of Pictures Were Provided By The Dupont Circle Hotel In Washington DC And Dramatically Brought To Life After Colourisation
This set of pictures were provided by the Dupont Circle Hotel in Washington DC and dramatically brought to life after colourisation by British colourisation expert Tom Marshall.
After a thrilling chase through the busiest streets of Washington, a couple of bootleggers and their car come to grief at the hands of the Capitol police, 21st January 1922:
“I was asked to colourise these images of the Prohibition, perfectly capturing both the fashion and atmosphere of this fascinating chapter in American history”, said Tom. “In January 1919 the American Congress passed the Eighth Amendment, outlawing alcohol and ushering in the infamous Prohibition era. Throughout the 1920s the state tried but failed to enforce the ban of alcohol throughout the States. Those who opposed the law found ever-creative ways to enjoy a drink”, Tom explained. Bootlegging was rampant, as were stores and clubs who secretly served liquor”. Continue reading »