Striking Black And White Photographs Of Venice Beach Eccentrics In 1984


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In 1984, Brazilian photographer Claudio Edinger documented the rainbow of oddballs who called the countercultural Southern California beach neighborhood home. The photographs he took of the denizens of Venice Beach in their natural habitat: a bodybuilder in the surf, a roller skater soaring over an aging skateboarder, beachgoers showering off after a day in the sun. Continue reading »

Travel Photographer Captures Striking Images Of Tiny People In Big Places

Over the years of shooting landscapes, British photographer Daniel Alford realised that his favourite images were composed of people dwarfed by vast landscapes. His series Tiny People in Big Places is a homage to this photographic approach, a visual narrative that highlights the importance of how humans interact with the natural world. Continue reading »

“Stranger In A Strange Land”: The Striking And Futuristic Artworks By Stuart Lippincott

Immerse yourself in the dark and futuristic world of Stuart Lippincott, an American artist and designer who has been creating a new picture every day for a year! Using primarily Cinema 4D and Marvelous Designer as softwares, Stuart Lippincott unveils day after day a fascinating and contrasted world, bathed in colorful lights and mysterious shadows. Continue reading »

“Maggie Out”: Striking And Depressive Photographs Captured Everyday Life In Glasgow In 1980


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In 1980, French photojournalist Raymond Depardon was commissioned by the Sunday Times to travel to Glasgow for a feature on Europe’s overlooked tourist destinations. He knew nothing about the city and couldn’t speak English either. Continue reading »

Striking Animal Pictures Selected As Finalists Of 2017 Comedy Pet Photography Awards

Brace yourself for a giggling fit because the finalists of the inaugural Comedy Pet Photography Awards have been revealed. For the first time, the founders of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards have launched a photography award show giving proud pet owners a chance to show off their quirky pets. Photographers Tom Sullam and Paul Johnson-Hicks MBE have collected over 2500 entries and, after some careful consideration, they have narrowed down the hilarious photos to their favourites.

Here: Anne Lise Gramstad caught her windswept dog on film in “Beach Please!” in Ogna Beach, Norway, Date Unknown. (Photo by Anne Lise Gramstad/Barcroft Images/Comedy Pet Photography Awards) Continue reading »

14-Year-Old Designer Artfully Pairs Hand-Lettered Words With Striking Images

Judging from his work, you would be surprised to find that designer and entrepreneur Ted Bettridge is just 14 years old. Having been hand-lettering for two years—which means that he started at the ripe old age of 12 — Bettridge also has a precocious talent for pairing his lettering work with found images that seem to go perfectly together. Continue reading »

Striking Black And White Photos Show The Brutal Lives Of Gun-Toting Depression Era Mobs In America

From cold-blooded murders to running battles with the police, these black-and-white pictures shed light on the brutal lives of gun-toting gangsters during the American Depression. The amazing images show notorious mobsters such as Al Capone who committed violent crimes in their search to get rich quick during the early 1930s. Continue reading »

Striking Black And White Portraits Of Celebrities At The Golden Globes 2017

It was another star-studded evening at the Golden Globes this year. The 74th annual broadcast featured a bevy of performers that spanned film, television, and music, bringing the best of the best together for a night of glamour and celebration. Fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott were in attendance, rubbing shoulders with the nominated actors, musicians, directors, show runners, and esteemed presenters. Continue reading »

Tiny, Super Minimalist Tattoos That Are Subtle But Striking

If you like the idea of getting a tattoo, but do not want a design that is too conspicuous, these tiny and minimalist tattoos may be exactly what you are looking for. Here’s a collection of such subtle but eye-catching tattoos by the tattoo artist Jonathan Valena to inspire you. Continue reading »

This Artist Creates Striking Photographic Posters Based On The Rooms And Props In Iconic Films

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Jordan Bolton is a talented photographic poster artist from Manchester, UK, who creates intricate posters based on the rooms and props in iconic films. Each poster in the series, simply titled “Objects”, features dozens of key objects from the plot lines. Continue reading »

Striking Hyper-Realistic Murals By Italian Graffiti Artist Jorit Agoch

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The artistic activity of Jorit is unique because he carries out graffiti and paintings on canvas at a very high technical level.He declares that his aim is to portray as close as possible to reality. This is possible only after a very thorough analysis and, subsequently, scrupulous reproduction with all kind of painting techniques.Together with this high technical level, Jorit sends an ethical message, has accompanied him since he started to paint. He considers the human face the most characterising part of humanity, almost like a totem to venerate. That is why he has concentrated on painting human faces with all their peculiarities. Continue reading »

Norwegian Navy Officer And International Heartthrob Bears Striking Resemblance To Thor

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hor might be a fictional character, but there’s one mortal who bears a striking resemblance to him. Lasse Matberg has recently gained Internet fame thanks to this uncanny likeness to the Norse God of thunder, lightning, and storms, inspiring thousands of people to refer to him by this epic name. Continue reading »

23 Striking And Surreptitious Photos Capture Street Scenes Of Pennsylvania In The 1970s

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Mark Cohen is an American photographer best known for his innovative close-up street photography. For years, on the streets of his home city, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and surrounding working-class towns, Cohen shot quickly and assertively. He held his flash in one hand and his camera in the other and shot extremely close to his subjects, frequently focusing on a single body part or article of clothing. He never looked through his viewfinder to compose the frame. Here: People on Porch, 65, 63, 1977 Continue reading »

Wind Of Memories: The Striking Art Of Corrado Vanelli

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Corrado Vanelli is an extremely talented digital artist living and working in Italy. He discovered computer graphics around the mid 90′s. After some experiments with 3D modeling he decided to work only with 2D painting because its the best way for him to expand and concretize his ideas. His artwork are really brilliant. Don’t pass by and make sure to check them. It’s worth it! Continue reading »

17 Striking Illustrations Which Reveal The Sheer Irony Of Modern Life

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Mexican artist Angel Boligan is considered to be one of the best cartoonists of modern times. His surreal missives on the state of the world are rich in meaning and full of their own unique brand of irony. Perhaps for this reason, every single image provides much food for thought.

In Angel’s view, anyone can understand humour regardless of language; it is the best means of communication and therefore he doesn’t hesitate to weave it into to his work. Continue reading »