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:
This Set Of Pictures Were Provided By The Dupont Circle Hotel In Washington DC And Dramatically Brought To Life After Colourisation
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“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 »

Eerie Pictures Of An Empty NYC

Eerie Pictures Of An Empty NYC

The city that never sleeps did just that in the wee hours of Thanksgiving morning in 2016. Photographer Genaro Bardy’s hauntingly tranquil images reveal a nearly vacant version of New York City that most of us never see. Bardy started the project photographing a deserted Paris in 2014. He has since added London and Rome and is currently crowdfunding a book and exhibition of the collection via a Kickstarter campaign. Continue reading »

Photographer Spent 12 Years Taking Pictures Of The Foetus Developing In The Womb

Photographer Spent 12 Years Taking Pictures Of The Foetus Developing In The Womb

Lennart Nilsson is a Swedish photographer and scientist. Born in 1922 he is one of Swedens first photojournalists and has become famous for groundbreaking macro medical photos of subjects once considered unphotographable. Continue reading »

This Guy Makes Sweaters Of Places And Then Takes Pictures Of Himself Wearing The Sweaters At Those Places

This Guy Makes Sweaters Of Places And Then Takes Pictures Of Himself Wearing The Sweaters At Those Places

Do you wish you could bring your holidays home with you? Sam Barsky does just that through knitting incredible pictorial sweaters! Baltimore resident Sam learned to knit when he was 24 after seeking a new direction in life. Sam loved discovering a way to make something original and wearable that wasn’t available elsewhere. Before long he had an image in his mind of a sweater, but couldn’t find a pattern to match it. Continue reading »

Stunning Pictures Of The Migration Of Starlings Across Israel

Stunning Pictures Of The Migration Of Starlings Across Israel
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Breathtaking “murmurations” – dark, shifting shapes that look like vast dancing clouds – fill the skies of southern Israel and surrounding areas in winter. Starlings from Russia and east Europe winter in the Holy Land, swooping, pivoting and soaring, putting on a display to shame any aerobatics team anywhere. Continue reading »

Incredible Pictures Of A Girl Who Spent The First 10 Years Of Her Life Growing Up In The African Bush

Incredible Pictures Of A Girl Who Spent The First 10 Years Of Her Life Growing Up In The African Bush
Photo by Sylvie Robert/Barcroft Media

Tippi, aged 6 busy with two meerkats in Namibia, 1996. Incredible pictures of the real life Mowgli, a girl who spent the first ten years of her life growing up in the African bush, have been released for the first time. The magical images chronicle the life of Tippi Benjamine Okanti Degré, who was brought up with wild animals, just like Rudyard Kipling’s hero did in The Jungle Book. The images – in the relaunched book – “Tippi: My Book of Africa” – show the young girl making friends with an elephant, who she calls her brother, and a leopard, her best friend. Living with her French parents, wildlife photographers Sylvie Robert and Alain Degré, the three of them travelled extensively through Africa on a unique and incredible trip. Continue reading »

This Japanese Professor Draws Incredible Pictures On Chalkboard

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Hirotaka Hamasaki, aka Hamacream, is a Japanese art teacher who likes to reproduce the masterpieces of painting on his blackboard, as the Guernica by Pablo Picasso, The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci or The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai. A new example of Kokuban Art, the drawing on blackboard which has become a phenomenon in Japan. Here: The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai Continue reading »

Living Planet Index Report In Pictures

Global wildlife populations will decline by 67% by 2020 unless urgent action is taken to reduce human impact on species and ecosystems, warns the biennial Living Planet Index report from WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) and ZSL (Zoological Society of London). From elephants to eels, here are some of the wildlife populations most affected by human activity.

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Only 1,864 giant pandas remain in the wild. Threats include human-wildlife conflict and climate change. The species is listed as vulnerable. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer) Continue reading »

Simple And Clever Pictures That Perfectly Sum Up Every Day Life

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Сhaz Hutton makes funny drawings that somehow perfectly capture the trials and tribulations of every day life, and they will crack you up. Continue reading »

Photographer Takes Delightful Fat Cat Pictures To Show Chubby Cats Are Adorable

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What you’re about to see in the gallery below sure is cute, but please try to resist and not do it to your pet cat. Chubby cats are adorable, just think of Garfield, but I’m sure that it’s not the healthier condition real cat can be in. Note that many of these cats on the fat cat pictures series are already on diets. However, the topic of this article is cuteness and not health, so we’ll focus on that. Anyway, few extra pounds can happen to anyone, right? Continue reading »

This Is Truly Heavenly Weather As Pictures Taken From An Airplane Cockpit Reveal What Pilots See From Above

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An incredible view of thunderstorms light up the insides of clouds near a beautiful sky line. It looks like at cruising altitude the weather really hots up, with the flight deck revealing some amazing scenes. Thunderstorms light up the insides of clouds, lightening streaks across the sky like cracks in a windscreen, the northern lights sweep uninterrupted across the sky and the galaxy stretches on forever. The pictures were captured by senior first officer Christiaan van Heijst, a 33-year-old from the Netherlands, and his friend Daan Krans. Continue reading »

All Adverts In London’s Underground Station Have Been Replaced With Cat Pictures

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If you arrived at Clapham Common tube station one morning to find that every advert had been replaced with pictures of cats, you’d no doubt logically conclude that our feline friends paid for the initiative as part of their first steps towards world domination. And in a way you’d be right, because the stunt was indeed paid for by CATS. But fortunately for us, that’s where the conspiracy ends, because CATS stands for the Citizens Advertising Takeover Service, and they’re the team responsible for this rather bizarre campaign. Continue reading »

A Photographer Takes To The Streets to Snap Pictures Of New Yorkers’ Legs

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Photographer Stacey Baker navigates New York with her eyes cast down. But unlike most of us, she’s not looking at a smartphone screen. She’s looking at women’s legs. Baker, the associate photo editor of The New York Times Magazine, launched Citilegs in March of 2013, and it’s exactly what it sounds like: a chronicle of the most interesting legs in New York City, photographed from the waist down and captioned only with the cross streets where Baker discovered them. Continue reading »

Hungarian Photographer Took Pictures Of Rome And Converted Them Into Surreal Infrared Landscapes

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According to photographer Milán Rácmolnár: “I converted my old Nikon D3200 to an infrared camera so I could capture the city of Rome in a different perspective. In this way I was able to give the series a somewhat peculiar look.” Continue reading »

These Haunting Pictures Of An Abandoned Funeral Home Will Send A Shiver Down Your Spine

The once majestic building lies in ruins, with crumbling walls and chilling debris, including body bags and embalming fluids scattered throughout. Formerly an opera house, the building was transformed into a funeral home in 1946. The chilling snaps were taken by photographer Johnny Joo (previously) at the deserted House of Wills Funeral Home in Cleveland.

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The balcony in the abandoned opera hall. Continue reading »

Surprise Bread Hides Pictures In Every Slice

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Instagram member @konel_bread is a master baker with a flair for making surprise bread. That’s a loaf of bread that has an image hidden inside. The picture appears with every slice. Continue reading »

Stunning Color Pictures Of The Daily Life At The Rio Beaches In The Late 1970s

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The beaches of Brazil must be counted as among the best in the world. Canada-based photographer Blake Smith strolled along Ipanema, Leblon, Copacabana and others in Rio with his trusty Nikon in hand photographing the beach scenes in 1978. Lots of interesting activity on Rio’s superb beaches Continue reading »

Pictures Taken At The Right Angle That Will Blow You Away

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This series of photos is called the “Coincidence Project” by Denis Cherim, a London-based photographer. He uses perfect timing and angle alignment to show a new perspective of ordinary things around us. Continue reading »

Mesmerizing Aerial Pictures Of Australia Taken With A Drone

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Gabriel Scanu and his father, a cinematographer, take mesmerizing aerial photos of Australia and other places with a drone. Continue reading »

Photographer Elaine Li Captures Beautiful Pictures Of Urban Landscapes In Unusual Ways

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Elaine Li is a talented self taught photographer, art director and designer, who was born and raised in Hong Kong. Elaine studied in Melbourne for two years, then she received her BFA degree in Visual Communication Design at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, SAIC. Li shoots a lot of travel, architecture and urban photography. Continue reading »

Incredibly Colorized Pictures Show The Life Of Russian People In The Past

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Here is an incredible collection of colorized vintage photos that shoe the life of old Russian people in the past. Continue reading »

12 Pictures That Anyone Who’s Been Pregnant Will Understand Perfectly

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Pregnancy brings a new meaning to the life of every woman. It’s an unforgettable period of immense joy coupled with worry and excitement. Expectant mothers can talk for hours about all sorts of their pregnancy-related concerns like insomnia, proper nutrition, morning sickness, and many more. And if you’ve ever been pregnant, chances are you have lots of funny and touching stories to tell about how it feels when you have a little person growing inside you. Continue reading »

Photographer Creates Inspiring Pictures Showcase The Splendor Of The Natural World, Using People To Highlight The Beauty And Scale Of These Epic Landscapes

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Andrew Ling‘s inspiring photographs showcase the splendor of the natural world, using people to highlight the beauty and scale of these epic landscapes. Each image features a person photographed from hundreds of feet away, seemingly insignificant in comparison to the breathtaking landscape that surrounds them – whether beneath gushing waterfalls, under millions of glittering stars or atop of gigantic cliffs. Continue reading »

Incredible Aerial Pictures Of The Shanghai Disneyland Theme Park

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Image credits: AFP / Getty Images

Images show Shanghai Disneyland’s lofty 196-foot-tall castle and resort buildings undergoing their final stages of construction. And it appears that fans are excited about the developments, as tickets for the June 16 opening day sold out within hours of being listed on the company’s official ticketing website. Continue reading »

Creativity By Natasha Kinaru: Drawn Pictures Of Celebrities

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Using only some pencils the Russian artist from the city of Voronezh Natasha Kinaru (Natalia Miley) creates fantastically realistic pictures of celebrities. Here, we suggest to look at her finished job and also some ones being in process. Continue reading »