When Eight-Year-Olds Worked The Streets: Lewis Hine’s Beautiful Vintage Portraits Of Young Workers In America

Western Union messenger, Providence, Rhode Island, 1912. The young boy was nicknamed ‘Speed’

Working as an investigative photographer for the National Child Labor Committee, Lewis Hine documented the working and living conditions of children in American cities between 1908 and 1924 Continue reading »

Bulgarian Street Artist Brings Life To Broken Streets With Funky Googly Eyes

Googly eyes are pretty awesome. There’s something about the crude, cartoonish depiction of an eye that adds life to everything they’re put on. One Bulgarian street artist, Vanyu Krastev, takes a very simple approach to his work: He takes something he comes across—usually something that’s broken down in an urban environment—and humanizes it by sticking a pair of eyes on it. Continue reading »

Tons Of Juice Flooded The Streets Of Russian Cities

On Tuesday at the enterprise JSC “EKZ Lebedyansky” (owned by PepsiCo) collapsed roof of the warehouse on an area of 300 square meters, reports citing. Continue reading »

Photographer Omar Robles Captures Ballet Dancers On The Streets Of Puerto Rico

Omar Robles (previously featured) is a talented 36-year-old ballet photographer who was born and raised in Puerto Rico and currently based in New York City. Omar shoots breathtaking portraits of ballet dancers poised gracefully on the street. In his latest project “Coming Home”, Omar Z. Robles has captured the serenity and grace of ballet dancers in Puerto Rico. Continue reading »

A French Photographer Finds Pink Magic In The Streets Of China

French photographer Marilyn Mugot longs for dépaysement. The word doesn’t have a direct English translation; some dictionaries define it as “disorientation” or “a change in scenery,” but the artist describes it simply as “this feeling of being far away from home.” And she found it in China. Mugot shoots after dark because the light is “untamable.” When the moon comes up, she’s free and unbridled to wander the streets of cities she doesn’t know. Sunset is a riddle she can’t solve, especially in unfamiliar terrain like Chongqing and Guilin. Continue reading »

Heroes Of Classical Paintings Transported To The Streets Of Modern Napoli By Alexey Kondakov

Ukrainian creative Alexey Kondakov (previously) decontextualizes Renaissance masterpieces’ characters and stages them in contemporary decors. Using meticulous photomontage techniques and modifying the appearance of the photo, muses, angles and others figures are perfectly in compliance with their new environment: Naples. Continue reading »

Terrifying Photos From Streets Of China Covered With A Deadly Fog

The National Meteorological Center of China announced a “red” level of risk caused by fog in the northern and eastern regions of the country. According to local news agencies this is the first time such a warning has been issued. China has a four-tier color-coded warning system for severe weather, with red being the most serious, followed by orange, yellow and blue. Continue reading »

Photographer Andreas Levers Captures The Hazy Glow Of Unpopulated Streets At Night

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Since 2013, photographer Andreas Levers has been photographing solitary landscapes at night, capturing the streets, train platforms, and gas stations that are rarely populated in the late evening hours. Each image is haunted by an eerie glow, scenes dotted by bursts of artificial illumination. The Potsdam-based artist is a media designer by day, whose spare time is spent focusing his camera on the stark architectural elements that surround him. Continue reading »

LEGO Vehicles Take Over The Streets Of Rome

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Rome is full of amazing sights. The Colosseum. The Pantheon. The Trevi Fountain. But something you don’t see in Rome every day is life-size LEGO vehicles cruising the streets. Well, not until now that is. Take a look at these awesomely surreal pictures to see what we mean. They come from “LEGO outside LEGOLAND”, a project carried out by Italian photographer Domenico Franco who has digitally added LEGO cars, vans and even helicopters to the cobbled streets of Rome. Continue reading »

Stunning Atmospheric Photographs Of London Streets At Night In The 1930s

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There was another London, before clean air, before the Blitz, before post-war reconstruction. It was a night time London. These atmospheric images of London streets in the 1930s, before the Blitz, before the clean air act, before sodium lighting. It was a city of gloomy back streets lit by dim lamps, with forbidding alleys and the occasional welcoming light. The photographs are from a book called London Night, by John Morrison and Harold Burdekin, which was published in 1934. Continue reading »

Yetis To Roam NYC Streets In ‘Expedition Unknown’ Promo

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Photo by Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Travel Channel’s buzz-building efforts behind unscripted, four-part series Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the Yeti will culminate in a New York City-based, multisite street campaign. The special edition of Expedition Unknown — sending explorer Josh Gates to Nepal and Bhutan in search of the legendary abominable snowman — will hit the streets of Manhattan in a series-branded coffee truck offering passersby freshly-made iced coffees, tying in the cold drink with the frigid weather theme of the special and the environment that the Yeti is said to live in. Continue reading »

Traditional Family Statues On The Streets Of Russia

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Statues of a traditional family have been created all over Russian cities, in order to promote traditional family model. Some of the statues show an expectant mother along with her husband, children and a pet. Images of the statues, that portray happy family; mom and dad with couple or more kids, went viral in social media. 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 »

Guerrilla Crocheting Adds A Splash Of Color To The Streets of Stockholm

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Julia Riordan is a creator/street-artist who discovered her passion for crochet and knitting at the age of 10. Since that time she has continually explored the field of knitwear, enjoyed seeing it become her passion, and now the real thing. In 2012 Julia launched her own knitwear label, Julia Rio, specializing in unique, colorful beanies. Continue reading »

Quirky Chalk Art In The Streets By David Zinn

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Since 2001, artist and illustrator David Zinn has stalked the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan, creating temporary illustrations with chalk and charcoal. Zinn improvises each piece on the spot and makes use of found objects, street fixtures, and stairsteps to create trompe l’oeil illusions. Continue reading »