“Rural Ukraine From Above”: Spectacular Drone Photography By Nazarii Doroshkevych

Gorgeous aerial shots from rural areas of Ukraine by Nazarii Doroshkevych, talented photographer, retoucher and drone pilot currently based in Kiev. Nazarii travels across the Ukraine to capture magnificent and atmospheric landscapes of his country. Continue reading »

Wonderful Intimate Photos Of Women Villagers Who Run The Show In Rural Russia

More and more Russian men have left their homes in the countryside to seek work, leading to the unlikely rise of the village matriarchs and their tough farm daughters. Continue reading »

Between Clouds And Mists: Beautiful Rural Poland In Dreamy Photographs By Marcin Sobas

People rarely see how beautiful the rural country-side is in reality, many live in such areas for their entire lifetime not realizing in what an amazing environment they have the privilege of living. In this example a large compilation of photos is taken in Poland during few sunrises and sunsets. Continue reading »

Rural Daily Life In A Small Tuscany Village Beautifully Photographed By Marco Sgarbi

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“I was born in Italy in 1967 and for the last 20 years, I’ve been spending my life between Italy and France. With this international culture, and after travelling around the world my photographs, like me, seek to capture a moment, an emotion while combining the rigor of this art. I am in particular interested on travel and wedding photography, I use mostly digital reflex cameras but I always bring with me one of my medium format cameras such as Hasselblad and Mamiya.” Continue reading »

A Junkyard Of Classic Cars Located In Rural Georgia

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Eddie McDaniel, who goes by Fast Eddie, walks through Old Car City, the world’s largest known classic car junkyard, where he occasionally plays piano for visitors Thursday, July 16, 2015, in White, Ga. Over 4,000 classic cars decorate 32 acres of forest which have been turned into a junkyard museum by owner Walter Dean Lewis. The two grew up playing in the cars on the lot which started as a general store selling auto parts in 1931 by Lewis’ parents. Lewis stopped selling parts about six years ago when he realized he could sustain the business more as a museum, charging $15 for visitors just looking, and $25 for photographers. Many of the cars have never moved in over 30 years and in some cases, trees now grow through them, even lifting some off the ground. (Photo by David Goldman/AP Photo)
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Japan’s Rural School

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Students in Aone’s elementary school during break in between the class on April 9, 2015. The school has only six students, two of whom are from the same family. Similarly small schools can be found throughout Japan. (Photo by Ko Sasaki/The Washington Post)
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Aging Beauties Classic Cars that were Found in a Barn in Rural France

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Talbot Lago T26 Grand sport SWB Saoutichik is displayed for auction during the Retromobile show in Paris, Tuesday, February 3, 2015. 60 rusting motors, which include a vintage Ferrari California Spider, a Bugatti and a very rare Maserati, were found gathering dust and hidden under piles of newspapers in garages and outbuildings at a property in France. The cars were collected from the 1950s to the 1970s by entrepreneur Roger Baillon, who dreamt of restoring them to their former glory and displaying them in a museum, but, his plans were dashed as his business struggled, forcing the sale of about 50 vehicles, to be auctioned off on Feb. 6. (Photo by Jacques Brinon/AP Photo)
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Rural Banksy

A rural Banksy turned the tables on fellow artist Damien Hirst by building a mock up of him in a formaldehyde-filled tank for cows to appreciate. The artwork was installed in a field next to Prince Charles’ Highgrove estate near Tetbury by Wiltshire-based stencil artist Luke Hollingworth. (Peter Robins)

The Empty Stools of Rural Village Life in China

Tian Yunxiu, 67, and his 65-year-old wife named Liu Dezhen, sit beside a buckwheat field in Mawan town of Northwest China’s Shaanxi province with six stools for their six children, who left the village to work. In the process of urbanization, more rural people in China leave villages to work in cities with most working as migrant workers. The statistics of National Bureau of Statistics shows that China already had a total of 230 million migrant workers in 2009. As it is not easy to take families to settle down in cities, the migrant workers from rural areas have to leave their kids, wives and parents in their rural home, which makes the population of some rural areas mainly made up of women, kids and elderly people. A survey conducted by China Agriculture University shows that there are about 87 million people left behind in rural area, comprised of 20 million kids, 20 million elderly people and 47 million women. (Xinhua) Continue reading »