“A Nature Unknown”: Couple Created a Series of Illustrations Inspired By the Outdoors

Kourtney and Richard Jossy met at Portland State University where they both received bachelors in fine arts. After graduating they began collaborating on illustration projects, married, and started a nature unknown – a personal illustration series inspired by their shared interests in the outdoors, the unexplained, and introversion. Continue reading »

John Thomson’s Remarkable Photographs of China from the 1870s

Portrait of Young Manchu Woman in her Wedding Dress.

John Thomson (1837-1921) created work that was ground-breaking and pioneering. Far more pioneering than an innovative coiffure or a teen’s product placement on YouTube. Continue reading »

Travels: Winners & Merit Awards Of AAP Magazine’s Photo Contest

First Place Winner: Yulia Nevskaya, Russian Federation – $500 Cash Prize

The many mind-blowing entries come from talented photographers who traveled around the world.

Each month All About Photo offers the opportunity to dedicated and passionate artists to showcase their work in printed edition of AAP Magazine. For this 20th edition they were looking for travel photographs, near and far, to the edge of the earth and to the places perhaps known only to a few. Continue reading »

“Moments Around the World”: Amazing Cinematic Travel and Street Photography by Billy Dinh

Billy Dinh is a travel and street photographer based in New York City. Also an illustrator and painting, he accidentally got into photography when he bought his first camera with the intention of only capturing reference photos for his art work. Continue reading »

Remember When Traveling by Train Was Wonderful in the 1950s

Before the start of Amtrak in 1971, the Sunset Limited was operated by the Southern Pacific Railroad. The Sunset Limited is the oldest named train in the United States, operating since November 1894 along the Sunset Route (though originally named the Sunset Express). The Sunset Route (originating in New Orleans) is the southernmost of the three gateways to the West Coast envisioned through the Pacific Railroad Acts. The other two embarked from Chicago and St. Louis. Continue reading »

Breakfast in Bed: Extraordinary Color Photographs Revealed the First Class of Air France in the 1950s

Air France, in full Compagnie Nationale Air France, French international airline originally formed in 1933 and today serving all parts of the globe. With British Airways, it was the first to fly the supersonic Concorde. Headquarters are in Paris. Continue reading »

A Journey Through America in the 1970s and 1980s

Cannon Beach, Oregon, 1971

Photographer Paul McDonough takes on a journey through America in the 1970s and 1980s. The New York-based photographer shows us people on the beach, walking along sidewalks, sitting, flirting and hanging out. Continue reading »

Fantastic Photos of the USSR in the 1950s You Haven’t Seen

Well, maybe you have seen some of these photos, however you are more likely to see the majority of them for the first time. All of them are colored and they literally help you dig into that special atmosphere. Amazing feeling of a time journey – 60-70 years into the past. Continue reading »

Russian Photographer Captured Wonderful Photos While Visiting The Extraordinary Socotra Island

According to Kristina Makeeva: “Socotra is a Yemeni-owned island located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Somalia. It is one of the world’s most isolated islands of continental (non-volcanic) origin; it separated from Africa about 6 million years ago. Continue reading »

21 Watercolors That Show How The Sun And Shadows Change Cities

Hotel In Havana

Maja Wrońska is an architect, watercolorist, and freelance illustrator based in Poland. She creates mostly watercolors that focus on architecture and cities. Among others, he works were exhibited at the Biennale of Architecture in Venice, on the set of several TV shows. She is also an author of the Grönby motif for IKEA. Continue reading »

“Vulnerable”: Photography Book’s Beautiful Portraits of Indigenous Peoples from Ethiopia to Remote Russia and Myanmar

It’s not easy to experience other cultures right now, but through a stunning new photography book you can get a beguiling insight into the world’s most colourful communities from the comfort of your own home. Continue reading »

2020 Travel Photographer Of The Year Awards Winners

From lockdown to landscapes and everything in-between… the winners of the 2020 Travel Photographer of the Year awards have been revealed.

Overall Winner – the Travel Photographer of The Year 2020: Vladimir Alekseev, Russia

Location: Svalbard
Artist Statement: Once on my expedition to Spitsbergen, there was a blizzard. Everything around was equally white. And suddenly I spotted this Arctic fox. He almost merged with the environment. Only his eyes and nose betrayed him.
Gear and Specs: Canon 5D Mark III, 60-600mm lens, F9, 1/320 sec, ISO 640 Continue reading »

Beautiful Photographs of Cheap Motels in 1970s America

“Working on the Baseball Photographer Trading Cards, traveling throughout the country, my girlfriend at the time, Alison Woolpert, and I would stay at some, shall we say, “economy” motels,” writes photographer Mike Mandel. Continue reading »

The Mysterious and Melancholic Photo Works of Tobi Schnorpeil

German filmmaker and art director Tobi Schnorpeil posts on Instagram melancholic triptychs. By scrolling through his account, we dive into a mysterious world – a theatrical stage from where anonymous silhouettes and fantastic stories emerge. Continue reading »

Street Scenes of the U.S. From the 1960s Through 30 Wonderful Color Real Photo Postcards

Wenatchee, Washington

Postcards are always of great historical and social interest. In 1903 Kodak introduced the No. 3A Folding Pocket Kodak. The camera, designed for postcard-size film, allowed the general public to take photographs and have them printed on postcard backs, usually in the same dimensions as standard vintage postcards. Many other cameras were used, some of which used glass photographic plates that produced images that had to be cropped in order to fit the postcard format. Continue reading »

“Poetic Dance in Nature”: The Pastel and Romantic Universe of The Photographer Alexandre Delamadeleine

Alexandre Delamadeleine is a French photographer who captures nature. His gallery is filled with delicate images reflecting everyday moments and travel memories. Continue reading »

“Getting Lost”: Photographer Øystein Aspelund Gets Lost in Landscapes on The Edge

Oystein Aspelund is a Norwegian photographer based in Oslo whose work has featured in a range of international publications. Continue reading »

Fascinating Nostalgic Color Photos Show What the World Looked Like in the 1950s

A 1950s Ford with a ‘Welcome to Colorful Colorado’

The 1950s were a decade marked by the post-World War II boom, the dawn of the Cold War and the Civil Rights movement in the United States. “America at this moment,” said the former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in 1945, “stands at the summit of the world.” Continue reading »

Artist Created These Illustrations To Show How An Avid Indoorsman Sees The Great Outdoors

According to illustrator David Olenick: “This is what happens when a client requests “outdoorsy” graphics from someone who spends sufficient time indoors to have developed a diagnosed Vitamin D deficiency.” Continue reading »

Inside Sweden’s Ice Hotel Made Entirely of Snow and Ice with Incredible Suites


Asaf Kliger

Sweden’s new IceHotel is giving some of the world’s most incredible ice caves a run for their money. This year, artists have created six one-of-a-kind suites in what is being billed Icehotel 31, which will stand until April 11, 2021 – when the hotel melts. Continue reading »

Meet Zach Cooley, A “Moon Chaser” Who Uses Camera Tricks To Make The Moon Look Really Huge

The moon has always fascinated the man, who showed his admiration through music, poetry, drawings, until one day, Edward “Buzz” Aldrin, Michael Collins, and Neil Armstrong landed there, an achievement that was marked in history and forever changed our perspective. One thing is certain: humanity has always kept an eye on the moon. In fact, our initial conception of a month was directly dependent on the moon’s cycle, and many languages reflect this (i.e. moon-month). Continue reading »

This Woman Quits Her Job To Pursue Her Dream Of Travelling, And Here’s Where She’ve Been

According to Michelle von Kalben: “Hi, I’m Michelle. I’m a 23 year-old living in Germany and making my dreams come true as an entrepreneur and online business owner. Continue reading »

Graphic Artist Turns One-Star Reviews Of National Parks Into Great Posters

Acadia National Park

Graphic artist Amber Share has heard your cries of boredom and used them as inspiration to create brand new tourism ads for America’s National Parks. Here are a few of her posters that are sure to make anyone comfortable settling on a staycation instead of camping this year. Continue reading »

Italian Artist Pietro Cataudella Combines Drawings and Real Objects Into Amazing and Funny Sketches

Pietro Cataudella is 29 year old graphic designer, illustrator and content creator who lives in Pisa, Italy. He never studied art, illustration or architecture. He has a degree in geology, he learned those skills by himself! Pietro actually works with many digital agencies, international brands, tourism agencies or museums. Besides that, he manages his own project called CityLiveSketch that he created in 2014. Continue reading »

Cool Vintage Photos Capture People Posing With Volkswagens in the 1960s and ’70s

Volkswagen, shortened to VW, is a German automaker founded in 1937 by the German Labour Front, known for the iconic Beetle and headquartered in Wolfsburg. Continue reading »