Hilariously Bad Celebrity Portraits by Twitter Picasso

Australian “artist” Twitter Picasso creates ballpoint celebrity portraits and they are terrible. The illustrations are so bad, they are actually good. Continue reading »

Gorgeous Portrait Photos of Carla Bruni as a Fashion Model in the 1980s and ’90s

Born 1967 in Turin, Italy and moved to France at the age of seven, Carla Bruni was a model from 1987 to 1997 before taking up a career in music. She wrote several songs for Julien Clerc that were featured on his 2000 album, Si j’étais elle. Continue reading »

Beautiful Portraits of Vietnamese Girls From the Youth of the Republic, 1961


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The Youth of the Republic (Thanh Nữ Cộng Hòa) is a paramilitary organization of the Can Lao Party under Ngo Dinh Diem. Under the leadership of Tran Le Xuan, the wife of adviser Ngo Dinh Diem, this organization often has monumental force demonstrations, attracting the attention of the press both nationally and internationally. Continue reading »

3D Artist Refreshes The Image Of These Artists Of The Past

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Artists inspire other artists, hence they get a lot of tributes, ranging from paintings, to musical pieces, to busts and sculptures dedicated to them. It’s no different with Hadi Karimi, who dedicates his time to recreating some of the most legendary artists from the past few centuries in 3D modelling programs like zBrush, Maya, and others. Continue reading »

Golden Age of Facial Hair: Cool Photos That Defined Beard Styles of Victorian Men

Beards have been around for as long as humans, but their cultural significance, associations and status has varied hugely throughout the centuries. Continue reading »

Beautiful Portraits Of Rare And Endangered Birds That Look Simply Stunning

The Himalayan Monal
“The Himalayan Monal is the national bird of Nepal.”

Photographer Tim Flach has three goldfish and two Burmese cats. The latter, Hunt and Blue, eagerly keep their owner company while he works, even though they would probably gladly devour some of his subjects. Continue reading »

Marissa Oosterlee Creates Beautiful Hypperrealistic Portraits of Submerged Woman

The precision and technique with which Marissa Oosterlee utilizes provides us with pieces that possess incredible rendering. The artist paints portraits of submerged women with incredible detail. In these, Marissa creates her own reality. Continue reading »

Winners & Finalists of The ‘Indian Photo Festival’ Portrait Prize 2020

The ‘Indian Photo Festival’ Portrait Prize 2020 is a portrait competition open to the photographers from the Indian subcontinent. Photographers have been making portraits for centuries and what’s so interesting about portraiture is its ability to capture the essence of a person, a time-period, or a culture. Running stratight for the past 4 years, this award aims at discovering the compelling portraits and extra-ordinary talents.

1st Prize – Vipin Singh

“Devoted in her prayer, she was not distracted by her surroundings which was full of foam. Industrial waste of Delhi enters Yamuna River and makes it toxic. At some spots these big chunks of foam get formed and float around. During festivals people pray in River water but sometimes all of them don’t get water now.” Continue reading »

Artist Creates Sensual Portraits Characterised By The Female Presence Of Empowering Women

As we all know, art has always been one of the centre humankind’s interpretations of emotions and perceptions, it keeps us alive and recently, new studies discovered that being creative keeps our well being steady. Between a way of contemplation and a measure of opposition towards social rejections and stereotypes, art is unmistakably a daily inspiration for every single soul. Continue reading »

Artist Raises Thousands for Charity with Hilarious Pet Portraits

Hercule Van Wolfwinkle – real name Phil – has been tackling 150 portraits a week for local homelessness charity Turning Tides. Move over Banksy – Hercule Van Wolfwinkle has taken the prime spot with his unconventional animal portraits on social media. Continue reading »

Stunning Artistic, Portrait and Surreal Photography by Man Ray in the 1920s and ’30s

Glass Tears, 1932

Born 1890 as Emmanuel Radnitzky in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, American visual artist Man Ray spent most of his career in Paris. He was a significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements, although his ties to each were informal. Continue reading »

The Incredible Photo-Realistic Portrait Tattoos of Oleg Shepelenko

Oleg Shepelenko, a talented tattoo artist from Rostov-on-Don, Russia, has been getting international recognition thanks to his insanely detailed portrait tattoos. Continue reading »

Woman Uses Her iPhone To Capture Portraits Of Strangers On Her Daily Commute To Work, And The Result Is Impressive

Most of us take some sort of public transportation to work. You can see a lot of different and interesting people there. Most of them are usually busy thinking about the day ahead, daydreaming, busy with their phones or books. Continue reading »

Portraits and Dreams: Snapshots of Appalachian Children in Kentucky c. 1975

Janet Stallard: “I took a picture of myself with the statue in the backyard.”

Wendy Ewald (born 1951) has been travelling to rural communities to teach local children how to use a camera since 1975. She has travelled to India, Labrador, Colombia, India, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Holland, Mexico and Tanzania, encouraging children, as she states, “to use cameras to look at their own lives, their families and their communities, and to make images of their fantasies and dreams”. Continue reading »

Photographer Anna Ulman Captures the Dramatic Beauty of Dance in Dynamic Portraits of The Dancers

Based in Marbella, Spain, Anna Ulman organically fits the figures into charming cobbled streets and coastlines. Sometimes, dancers mix with the urban environment, and in other cases, they wear their swimsuits and pointe and go to the beach. Sand becomes part of the dance, flashing in the air when the ballerina throws her hair back – a great effect. Continue reading »

“Metamorphosis of Self”: Photographer Erika Zolli Creates Surrreal Representations of Herself

Surreal, geometric and figurative photographic shots assemble the latest series by the Italian artist Erika Zolli.

In this new project, “Metamorphosis of Self”, the photographer shows a representation of herself made of symbolism that acts as a bridge towards a deep observation of conscious and unconscious feelings. Continue reading »

‘80s Style Double Exposure Portraits Of Pets With Their Owners By Danielle Spires

Among all the photos of pets and selfies with them flooding the internet, we present you the only timeless portrait you’ll ever need.

Los Angeles pet photographer Danielle Spires has developed her unique style by using stylized backdrops full of kitsch in her photo studio that result in oddly hilarious and quirky portraits of owners with their beloved pets—creative pics that our furry and not-so-furry friends deserve. But her signature photos definitely are 1980‘s-inspired double exposure portraits of pets with their owners. Continue reading »

People Ask This Artist To Edit Their Pics And He Absolutely Nails It

We hear so much about Photoshop gone wrong in pics on social media that we don’t really expect much from it anymore. But the graphic designer Karan Acharya is proving that photo editing can be an art form in itself. Continue reading »

Vintage Portraits Of Psychiatric Patients In The Late 19th Century

A set of portraits from an unidentified psychiatric hospital most likely in France or Germany. These were taken some time in the 1880s.

When Hugh Welch Diamond photographed psychiatric patients at Surrey County Hospital in the 1850s, he believed the camera was a new technology that could record things beyond human perception. In one way he was right; photographs could capture objects invisible to the naked eye. He was mistaken in believing that abstract ideas would freely offer themselves to the photographer. A photograph of a psychiatric patient was not a photograph of their illness. Continue reading »

Photographer Captures Side-By-Side Portraits Of Famous Historical Figures And Their Direct Descendants

Thomas Jefferson (Left), 1800 And Shannon Lanier (Right) Sixth Great-Grandson Of Thomas Jefferson

Fueled by his passion for history, photographer Drew Gardner recreated portraits of some of the world’s most famous historical figures, featuring their direct descendants as models. Continue reading »

Beautiful Intimate Portrait Photos Of Young People Of San Diego In The Early 1970s

These intimate color photos were taken by American photographer Harold Gee that show portraits of his young friends in San Diego from 1971 to 1975. Continue reading »

People Are Protecting Themselves With Funny Ultra-Realistic Face Masks

These masks are probably not Face-ID compatible and you won’t be able to unlock your phone with them, but at least people are having fun while protecting themselves (and others) from Coronavirus. Continue reading »

20 People Whose Parents Could Easily Be On The Cover Of Fashion Magazines

“My gorgeous mom at 23 years old in 1983”

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Some people on the internet have dusted off their old photo albums and discovered pictures of their parents back in the day. These moms and dads naturally looked like fashion models, even while posing for just a high school glamour shot, a yearbook picture, or a candid photo. Continue reading »

Lovely Vintage Photos Capture People With Their Cats In The Early 20th Century

Along with dog, cat has not only been a favorite pet of humans since long time ago, but also a close friend. These lovely photos captured people posing with their cats over 100 years ago. Continue reading »

A Private Collection Of 19th Century Photographs Of Black Victorians

A private collection of 19th century vintage photographs owned by writer, photographer and historian, Valerie Wilmer. The collection features a most comprehensive and unique portfolio of ‘cartes-de-visite’ and cabinet cards, particularly rare portraiture of Black Britons. Continue reading »