Bloody Brutal Vintage Crime Scene Photos From The Los Angeles Police Department Archives

What me worry? 1952
Bloody Brutal Vintage Crime Scene Photos From The Los Angeles Police Department Archives

In 2014 Los Angeles-based photographer Merrick Morton (a onetime LAPD reserve officer) spotted a derelict stash of LAPD crime photos dating from the 1920s to 1970s. The cellulose nitrate-based film and negatives were decomposed and deemed as fire hazard. Working with the Fototeka photo digitation service and the US National Film Archive, the pictures were given news leases of live. Continue reading »

London-Based Artist Thomas Duke Recreates Film Scenes Set In London And Beyond

London-Based Artist Thomas Duke Recreates Film Scenes Set In London And Beyond

London is full of famous film sets, and many of them are iconic. Take the bench scene in Love Actually for example, or Mary Poppins flying over the Thames. Continue reading »

21 Days In Japan: Artist Recreates Scenes Of Japan Through Pleasing Pastel-Colored Illustrations

21 Days In Japan: Artist Recreates Scenes Of Japan Through Pleasing Pastel-Colored Illustrations

From the bright crimson of toriis and temples, to the rainbow of neon lights in Shinjuku and all the way to the distant blue of Mount Fuji—Japan is full of colors that stay with you no matter where you go. So it comes as no surprise that artists from all over the world take inspiration from this to create beautiful artwork of Japan that leaves just as much of an impression as the colors do. Continue reading »

This Guy Looks For Famous Movie Locations And Recreates Their Scenes

This Guy Looks For Famous Movie Locations And Recreates Their Scenes

Phil Grishayev wondered what the film sets of his favorite movies looked like today… So he went to take photos to compare them to the original movies. Continue reading »

Scenes From A Tiny World Where Everything Could Happen: Photograher Turns Everyday Objects Into Fun Miniature Worlds

Scenes From A Tiny World Where Everything Could Happen: Photograher Turns Everyday Objects Into Fun Miniature Worlds

According to Péter Csákvári: “I’ve spent 3 years creating this project called “Tiny Wasteland”. The series feature miniature figures placed next to everyday objects in order to create the illusion of microscopic worlds. I’m actually a food photographer so the whole idea came from there. I made about 100 pictures already from this tiny world, the rest you can find on my Instagram page.” Continue reading »

The Instagram Account Documenting The Best Food Scenes In Cult Films

The Instagram Account Documenting The Best Food Scenes In Cult Films
DAISIES (dir. věra chytilová, 1966)/@meals.on.reels

With a focus on “more obscure films and scenes”, the images featured on @meals.on.reels are taken from cult world cinema and independent films through the years, from a knife plunged into the kitschy Valentine’s Day cake in ethereal Australian mystery Picnic at Hanging Rock, to the extravagant faux-celebratory Taiwanese feast in Ang Lee’s The Wedding Banquet, and Romy Schneider throwing a violent fit while cocooned in white bed sheets, a breakfast tray set down nearby in 1969’s La Piscine. Continue reading »

A Group Of Czech Students Recreate Weird And Strange Scenes From Medieval Books

A Group Of Czech Students Recreate Weird And Strange Scenes From Medieval Books

Legalization of marijuana in the Czech Republic has brought about the effect of. But the effects are different. In an old castle of Pořešín, for example, you can see a group of Czech students recreate strange scenes from old printings. Continue reading »

“Real Life Film Noir”: Vintage Crime Scenes From The LAPD Archives

Forensic detail of bullet holes in a car window – 1942
"Real Life Film Noir": Vintage Crime Scenes From The LAPD Archives

Warning: this gallery contains images some people may find distressing.

Crime scene photographs shot by Los Angeles police officers in the line of duty between 1925 and the 1970s are on show at the city’s Lucie Foundation. More than 80 images are on display, drawn from the thousands discovered in a warehouse in 2000 by the fototeka Gallery. Continue reading »

Turkish Artist Recreates Iconic Movie Scenes Using Hundreds Of Thousands Of Tiny Colored Dots

Turkish Artist Recreates Iconic Movie Scenes Using Hundreds Of Thousands Of Tiny Colored Dots

Seen from afar, the works of Turkish artist Çağatay Odabaş look like large-scale printed movie posters, but as viewers approach them to take a closer look, they discover that they are actually made up of hundreds of thousands of tiny hand-drawn circles. Continue reading »

42 Wonderful Behind The Scene Photos From Classic Movies

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When it comes to movies, we are usually so utterly immerses in them, that we don’t ever stop to consider the wealth of work, preparation and effort that goes into the making them. Crews, actors and production companies commit to spending several years onset, creating movie magic for us to enjoy on a Friday night over the course of a couple of hours. Continue reading »

The Industrial Cutaways Of Frank Soltesz: Amazing Cross Sections Of Modern Life From The Mid-20th Century

The Industrial Cutaways Of Frank Soltesz: Amazing Cross Sections Of Modern Life From The Mid-20th Century

Born in Pennsylvania in 1912 and active from the 1930s to the 1960s, Frank Soltesz was a versatile commercial illustrator who had a love for large cutaways. He spent part of his career working for the BBD&O advertising company. Continue reading »

Google Street Images And Street View Scenes From Slavic Countries

Serbia – This little piggy went to the market
Google Street Images And Street View Scenes From Slavic Countries

We take Google street in general just for informational purposes, but people do not realize there are hilarious images that were recorded during Google car tour. Maybe you have seen some funny images already but this time we bring you a Google Street View in Slavic style. Images that are funny, bizarre or just plain ridiculous is what we have here, so maybe after this you will go on the street view to find more funny stuff in your neighborhood. Continue reading »

Miniature Paper Cut Scenes By David Allen Reeves

Miniature Paper Cut Scenes By David Allen Reeves

Here: “Ash!: Almost in time for Halloween.. Er, Thanksgiving? YES. Anyways, big news about this piece! It’s featured in Gallery 1988’s group show Crazy 4 Cult in December out in LA! I’m really excited, flattered, and honored to be a part of it.”

Rhode Island native photographer and artistDavid Allen Reeves has loved comic books, movies about cowboys, ninjas, zombie hunters since childhood. He even dreamed of becoming a filmmaker. But despite the fact that his life had turned out differently, indicating a completely different career, the young man was able to realize his childhood dream, having created his favorite paper characters. Continue reading »

Amazing Black and White Photographs Capture Scenes From Venice Beach In The 1970s And ’80s

Amazing Black and White Photographs Capture Scenes From Venice Beach In The 1970s And ’80s

Sun-bleached babes, roller skates, cruisers, Vans, campers, corduroy OP shorts… The smell of the ocean, the feel of sand on your feet and the burning of incense bring back the memories of a golden era in Venice Beach. Continue reading »

Artist Scott Listfield Paints Post-Apocalyptic Scenes Of The Bay Area

Artist Scott Listfield Paints Post-Apocalyptic Scenes Of The Bay Area

Massachusetts-based visual artist Scott Listfield is the subject of a new exhibition at Spoke Art Gallery in San Francisco, California. Entitled “ALGORITHM,” Listfield creates a new batch of paintings that spotlight his ubiquitous astronaut traversing through post-apocalyptic environments of the Bay Area as per Arrested Motion. Accompanying the spaceman are dilapidated drones, autonomous cars in ruin, and drones surveilling the Bay Area. Continue reading »

Photographer Combines Movie Scenes With The Actual Places In A Single Frame

Photographer Combines Movie Scenes With The Actual Places In A Single Frame

According to an artist Musa Bektash: “Ahoj everyone from Prague, Czechia. My name is Musa, living in the beautiful city of Prague. While I’m living here realized that a lot of movies shooting here, so I’ve decided to create photo project. Continue reading »

Artist Gustavo Viselner Makes Pixel Art Game Scenes Based On Popular TV Series And Movies

Artist Gustavo Viselner Makes Pixel Art Game Scenes Based On Popular TV Series And Movies

Tel Aviv-based artist Gustavo Viselner has turned some of the most recognizable movie characters, quotes and sequences into a pixelated 8-bit poster series. Each of the horizontal compositions illustrates a famous frame from a pop culture classic, accompanied by a memorable line from the scene written across the bottom of the graphic. Continue reading »

Photographer Captures Mystery Scenes Inspired By A Reflection Of Our Natural Landscape As A Continuous, Celestial Entity

Photographer Captures Mystery Scenes Inspired By A Reflection Of Our Natural Landscape As A Continuous, Celestial Entity

From the view outside of our window, to the far end of the Universe, it is one continuous landscape without limits. It flows undisturbed, dissolving into infinite forms that take the shape of everything we have ever seen, dreamt or imagined. Our world is celestial, sharing the same origin with the space that embraces our skies. Mountains and seas, the most familiar objects of our immediate experience still carry within them the magic of distant worlds. For this is one, inseparable landscape. Continue reading »

Dreamy Nighttime Country Side & City Scenes Bathed In Neon By Photographer Elsa Bleda

Dreamy Nighttime Country Side & City Scenes Bathed In Neon By Photographer Elsa Bleda

Photographer Elsa Bleda (previously featured) captures hazy moments that linger on the outskirts of the cities she visits in Eastern Europe and South Africa. Continue reading »

Eighties Beach Scenes – Pictures Of Teenagers On The Beaches Of Florida In The Early 1980s

Eighties Beach Scenes – Pictures Of Teenagers On The Beaches Of Florida In The Early 1980s

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 »

Artist Transforms Boring City Life Into Fun Scenes Using Magazine Cutouts

Artist Transforms Boring City Life Into Fun Scenes Using Magazine Cutouts

Kalen Hollomon has been gaining prominence in the arts for his work that blends photography and collage. In order to question the rules and behavior of society, sexual stereotypes and the fashion world, the young man mixes magazine clippings with old campaigns and superimposes real people and situations with curious images to create montages. Continue reading »

“Game of Thrones”: Two Girls Recreate Their Favourite TV And Film Scenes

"Game of Thrones": Two Girls Recreate Their Favourite TV And Film Scenes

Fangirl Quest are Tiia Öhman and Satu Walden, two film fans from Helsinki, Finland. Fangirl Quest travel the world to find the real filming locations of the series. A photographer & a travel expert have spent four years travelling the world visiting and photographing their favourite film and TV locations. Continue reading »

Miniature Scenes Set Amongst Office Supplies By Derrick Lin

Miniature Scenes Set Amongst Office Supplies By Derrick Lin

Photographer Derrick Lin captures the minutiae of everyday office life across landscapes of notebooks, paper clips, and coffee mugs populated with tiny figures. Working only with his iPhone, desk lighting, and a broad array of miniatures, Lin creates visual commentary on office life as well as recreations of popular artworks or scenes of escape. Continue reading »

The ‘Real’ New York: Gritty Scenes Of NYC Street Life In The 1970s

South Bronx
The 'Real' New York: Gritty Scenes Of NYC Street Life In The 1970s
Camilo José Vergara/Library Of Congress

The photographer and documentarian Camilo José Vergara uses photographs as “a means of discovery, as a tool with which to clarify visions and construct knowledge about a particular city or place.” Pictures, for Vergara, are the starting point in asking questions or linking to other images or investigating new territories and ideas. Continue reading »

Artist Humorously Rediscovering The Scenes Of Ordinary Life In Israel, Soviet Russia And Africa

Artist Humorously Rediscovering The Scenes Of Ordinary Life In Israel, Soviet Russia And Africa

Throughout her career as an artist, Ukraine-born Zoya Cherkassky-Nnadi has not lacked for public interest, critical acclaim, or financial compensation. Her pieces have been shown in premier Israeli art galleries for over a decade. Her work is continually covered in the mainstream media. And her sketches fetch anywhere from $5,000 to five or six times that amount. Continue reading »