Unbelievable Macro Shots Taken Inside Instruments By The Romanian Artist Adrian Borda

Unbelievable Macro Shots Taken Inside Instruments By The Romanian Artist Adrian Borda

Adrian Borda is an artist and photographer from Reghin, Romania. Inspired by an old print campaign for the Berlin Philharmonic, Borda managed to take a fascinating series of photos from the insides of old instruments like a cello and contrabass. To achieve these shots, Borda fit a Sony NEX-6 camera equipped with a Samyang 8mm fisheye lens inside the instrument and then used a smart remote so he could preview the workflow on his phone. Continue reading »

Gorgeous Photos Of ’60s Classic Beauties Taken By Jerry Schatzberg

Sara Thom, New York City, 1962
Gorgeous Photos Of '60s Classic Beauties Taken By Jerry Schatzberg

Born 1927 and grew up in the Bronx, New York, photographer and film director Jerry Schatzberg photographed for magazines such as Vogue, Esquire and McCalls. He made his debut as a feature film director with 1970’s Puzzle of a Downfall Child starring Faye Dunaway. Continue reading »

Beautiful Life Of Amsterdam In The 1950s Taken By Kees Scherer

Beautiful Life Of Amsterdam In The 1950s Taken By Kees Scherer

Amsterdam, beautiful city built on pilings. An inexhaustible source of subject matter for innumerable photographers. Not that it’s such a megalomaniac capital – it’s more of a village with urban traditions. But it’s that smallness which often provides photography with the impact and attention it deserves. Continue reading »

Gorgeous Photos Of Cats Taken By Marianna Zampieri

Gorgeous Photos Of Cats Taken By Marianna Zampieri

Italian photographer Marianna Zampieri spends a lot of time taking photos of cats. Naturally, she became pretty good at it. Her latest project is called C-AT Work and it consists of photos of cats that live in working places. Continue reading »

Fascinating Photos Of A Frozen Niagara Falls Taken This Year

Fascinating Photos Of A Frozen Niagara Falls Taken This Year
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As winter descends upon North America, the tourist crowds at Niagara Falls thin and the landscape transforms. Continue reading »

Magical Photos Of China Taken By The US Photographer Tristan Zhou

Magical Photos Of China Taken By The US Photographer Tristan Zhou

Tristan Zhou is a talented self-taught photographer, retoucher, filmmaker and art director currently based in downtown Seattle, Washington, USA. Tristan shoots amazing urban, rooftop, lifestyle and aerial photography. He recently visited China and shared some amazing photos of the most beautiful country on earth. Continue reading »

Beautiful Black And White Portraits Of Celebrities Taken By Kate Barry

Beautiful Black And White Portraits Of Celebrities Taken By Kate Barry

Kate Barry (1967-2013) was a photographer born into the bohemian royal family of Parisian society. She is the first daughter of actress, singer and muse Jane Birkin and James Bond composer John Barry and was raised by singer Serge Gainsbourg. You may not necessarily recognize her name or be able to pick out her photographs as one would a Helmut Newton or Irving Penn, but Kate Barry is no less adored within the world of fashion, music and film. Continue reading »

Stunning Photographs Taken By Stanley Kubrick That Capture Street Scenes of New York City In The 1940s

Stunning Photographs Taken By Stanley Kubrick That Capture Street Scenes of New York City In The 1940s

Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999) was an American film director, writer, producer, and photographer who lived in England during most of the last four decades of his career. Continue reading »

Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken: The World Of Daniel Lismore

Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken: The World Of Daniel Lismore

Daniel Lismore is known for elaborate and extravagant ensembles that brilliantly combine haute couture with charity-shop finds, yards of vintage fabrics and tartans, found objects, ribbons, feathers, chain mail, shells, ethnic jewelry, retro accessories, millinery and more in an expression of eccentric, creative energy. Continue reading »

Gorgeous Color Photographs Of Frida Kahlo Taken By Nickolas Muray

Gorgeous Color Photographs Of Frida Kahlo Taken By Nickolas Muray

In May 1931, Nickolas Muray traveled to Mexico where he met Frida Kahlo, a woman he would never forget. The two were at the height of their on-again, off-again, ten-year relationship when these pictures were taken. Continue reading »

Extraordinary Black And White Portraits Of Celebrities Taken By Irving Penn

Isabella Rossellini
Extraordinary Black And White Portraits Of Celebrities Taken By Irving Penn

Best known for his fashion photography, Penn’s repertoire also includes portraits of creative greats; ethnographic photographs from around the world; Modernist still lifes of food, bones, bottles, metal, and found objects; and photographic travel essays. Continue reading »

The Best Photographs Taken With ‘Krappy Kameras’ In 2017

The Best Photographs Taken With ‘Krappy Kameras’ In 2017
Photograph © Kim Kew Shaw (1st Place, 2017 Krappy Kamera Competition), Holga

The main condition one needs to fulfil to participate in the competition is using inexpensive cameras such as Holga, Diana, or Ansco or cheap lenses. Several days ago, Soho Photo Gallery in NYC closed the exhibition of the winning works of the annual Krappy Kamera contest. According to the organizers, their task is to show that using expensive equipment is not the main element in taking valuable and talented photographs. Continue reading »

Daughter Brings To Life Her Dad’s Dream For A Caravan, Taken From Plans Found In His Secret Wartime Diaries During His Time As A Japanese Prisoner Of WWII

Daughter Brings To Life Her Dad’s Dream For A Caravan, Taken From Plans Found In His Secret Wartime Diaries During His Time As A Japanese Prisoner Of WWII

WWII POW Reg Newman dreamed of returning to the UK and building the luxury 1930s caravan he’d designed. While incarcerated at a prison camp in Borneo, he made meticulously illustrated designs for the holiday home. When he was released after three years and five months, he was too traumatised to get his caravan made. His daughter, Jan Fursier, found plans and asked Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces to bring her dad’s dream to life. Continue reading »

Extraordinary Vintage Celebrity Portraits Taken By Francesco Scavullo

Extraordinary Vintage Celebrity Portraits Taken By Francesco Scavullo

Sophia Loren, Elizabeth Taylor, Grace Kelly, Liza Minnelli, Cher, Michelle Pfeiffer, Catherine Deneuve, and more… Some say that there was not a single star in the latter half of the 20th century who wasn’t photographed by Francesco Scavullo. For more than six decades, the legendary fashion and celebrity photographer reigned as one of America’s greatest image-makers. Continue reading »

Celebrity Portraits Taken At The Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2017

Celebrity Portraits Taken At The Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2017
Mark Seliger/Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair teamed up with photographer Mark Seliger to capture the elegant and refined style of the star-studded event’s attendees. The coveted Vanity Fair Oscar Party welcomed a long list of guests, ranging from TV/film actors and directors to designers and musicians—including Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux, Kerry Washington, Katy Perry, Jon Hamm, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Ford, and many more. Continue reading »

Black And White Portrait Photos Of Celebrities Taken By Norman Seeff In The 1970s And 1980s

The legendary Los Angeles-based photographer Norman Seeff has shot candid portraits of everyone from Steve Jobs to Patti Smith, but is perhaps best known for his images of musicians—The Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, and Carly Simon, to name a few.

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Black And White Portrait Photos Of Celebrities Taken By Norman Seeff In The 1970s And 1980s

In the years 1970-1980, Seeff inaugurated his creative sessions with artists and celebrities. His photographs of musicians and actors were often regarded as the defining images of artists at the height of their career. Here’s a selection of 15 amazing black and white photographs taken by Norman Seeff from between the 1970s and 1980s. Continue reading »

Impressive Color Photos Of 60’s Women Fashion Taken By Norman Parkinson

Impressive Color Photos Of 60's Women Fashion Taken By Norman Parkinson

In a career that spanned seven decades, Norman Parkinson (1913 – 1990) dazzled the world with his sparkling inventiveness as a fashion photographer. His long association with Vogue, and his numerous assignments for Harper’s Bazaar, Town & Country and other international magazines, brought him worldwide recognition. His impulsive and unstructured style changed forever the static, posed approach to fashion photography, while his enchanting, idiosyncratic persona charmed his sitters and projected an alluring and glamorous public image. Continue reading »

Street Photos Taken At The Absolute Perfect Time

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A lot of the time, catching the most perfect photos happen from being at the right place at the right time. Sometimes, it all depends on luck and how quick a photographer can click his camera’s button. If the photographer isn’t fast enough, he or she can miss their moment in the blink of an eye. And once special moments like these pass, they cannot be repeated.

Take a look at the photos we’ve compiled below to further understand what we mean by perfect timing. These are photos that can’t be recreated and are special because of that. Above: A bird flying by at the perfect time. Even the tear looks like a bird in the continuation. Continue reading »

“I’m With Her”: These Hillary Clinton Portraits Were Taken On The Campaign Trail

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Kalliope Amorphous is an American visual artist, poet, fine-art photographer, and performance artist. She lives and works in New York. Amorphous is best known for her extensive work in self portrait photography. For the past few months, she has been traveling the country taking artful Hillary Clinton photos on the campaign trail. As a visual artist, Amorphous’ inspiration takes many forms and comes from many unexpected sources. This election season, she found herself extremely moved and inspired by Hillary Clinton in her campaign for the United States Presidency. Hillary gradually moved from being a woman who Amorphous was inspired by to being her sole muse for 2016. Continue reading »

Extraordinary Black And White Portraits Of ’60s and ’70s Celebrities Taken By David Bailey

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Mick Jagger, 1964

After having been fashion photographer, John French’s, assistant, David Bailey begins the 1960s with a contract with Vogue and rapidly becomes a leading figure of the Swinging London scene, chronicling the unrestricted existences of models and musicians. Continue reading »

This Is Truly Heavenly Weather As Pictures Taken From An Airplane Cockpit Reveal What Pilots See From Above

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An incredible view of thunderstorms light up the insides of clouds near a beautiful sky line. It looks like at cruising altitude the weather really hots up, with the flight deck revealing some amazing scenes. Thunderstorms light up the insides of clouds, lightening streaks across the sky like cracks in a windscreen, the northern lights sweep uninterrupted across the sky and the galaxy stretches on forever. The pictures were captured by senior first officer Christiaan van Heijst, a 33-year-old from the Netherlands, and his friend Daan Krans. Continue reading »

Bloggers Show How Their ‘Ideal’ Instagram Photographs Are Taken

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Bridie By The Sea

British Wren Kitchens asked five popular bloggers to show what is hidden behind their ‘ideal’ food photographs from Instagram, PetaPixel writes. The photographs that they published show how cropping and choosing the right angle can embellish reality and help create a beautiful picture. Continue reading »

Breathtaking WWII Colorized Photos Look Like They Were Taken Yesterday

World War Two black and white photos that are researched and colorized in detail by Doug and other artists from the ‘Colourisehistory Group.’ These breathtaking colorized photos look like they were taken yesterday.

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A Supermarine Spitfire Vc ‘Tropical’ JK707 MX-P serving with 307th Fighter Squadron, 31st Fighter Group operated by 12th USAAF. The regular pilot was 1st.Lt. Carroll A. Prybylo, but when lost it was flown by Capt. Virgil Cephus Fields, Jr. (Source – US Navy, via Library of Congress. Colorized by Paul Reynolds. Historic Military Photo Colourisations) Continue reading »

Magnificent Portrait Photos Of Hollywood Icons Taken By Douglas Kirkland

When you think of enchanting images of Hollywood stars — Marilyn Monroe wrapped up in silk sheets, Audrey Hepburn flashing a knowing grin — do you wonder about the person behind the camera? And how they possibly captured that delicate moment?

For the past 50 years, photographer Douglas Kirkland has found new angles on the world’s most familiar faces. The Fort Erie transplant still surprises himself with stories from the field; like that time Elizabeth Taylor agreed to let him photograph her after a prolonged break from the public eye.

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Ann-Margret

Douglas Kirkland was born in 1934 in Fort Erie, Ontario. At age twenty-four, Kirkland was hired as a staff photographer for Look magazine and became famous for his 1961 photos of Marilyn Monroe taken for Look’s 25th anniversary issue. He later joined the staff of Life magazine. Continue reading »

Pictures Taken At The Right Angle That Will Blow You Away

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This series of photos is called the “Coincidence Project” by Denis Cherim, a London-based photographer. He uses perfect timing and angle alignment to show a new perspective of ordinary things around us. Continue reading »