Photos Of Tokyo In The 1970s Seen Through The Eyes Of A Canadian Who Moved There At The Time

Two School Girls, 1979

After arriving in Tokyo in the 1970s for what had to be a short trip, Greg Girard instantly made up his mind to stay there. The photographer got a part-time gig working as an English teacher, giving him plenty of time to explore the city with his camera. Renting a darkroom and making black and white prints, and sending his slide film to a commercial processing lab, his pictures from this period remained largely unseen until The Magenta Foundation put them together into a book called ‘Tokyo-Yokosuka 1976-1983’. Continue reading »

Probably, You Should Stay Inside This Big Idaho Potato

An incredible potato-shaped hotel is now available for rent in Boise, Idaho. Idaho state also has its own commission on the starchy: The “Idaho Potato Commission”, and boasted potatoes on its license plates. The famous six-ton ​​potato first spent seven years on the road behind a truck-trailer, scouring 48 US states to promote Idaho starch. Kristie Wolfe, tiny house specialist, then decided to add a silo to incorporate a bathtub and a fireplace, making the unusual place habitable! Continue reading »

Futuristic Images Of Tokyo Which Trapped Two Photographers

Damjan Cvetkov Dimitrov and Nina Geometrieva spent a few days in the bustling metropolis of Tokyo. Their first stay was the Nakagin Tower, a capsule hotel based on compact minimalism where the exterior perfectly matches the interior. Continue reading »

Artist Travels To Scenic Locations Only To Paint The Pattern Of His Own Shirt

Artist Hank Schmidt in der Beek and photographer Fabian Schubert offer a hilarious take on classic outdoor painting. In their collaboration, Und im Sommer tu ich malen (“And in the Summer, I do paint”), Schubert photographs in der Beek at various locations famously captured by artists like Cézanne and Monet. However, rather than focusing on the scenic landscape around him, in der Beek is seen painting the pattern of his shirt. Continue reading »

3-Year-Old Bull Terrier Travels The World With Dutch Photographer Alice van Kempen And Poses For Photographs In Abandoned Buildings

Claire in an abandoned castle in France.
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Meet Claire, the 3-year-old bull terrier travels the world with Dutch photographer Alice van Kempen and poses for photographs in abandoned buildings. Van Kempen seeks out abandoned places to photograph in pursuit of her passion for urban exploring, bringing along her globetrotting pooch as her trusted companion. Continue reading »

Cool Snaps Capture People Posing With Signs In The Past

Here below is a cool photo collection that shows people posing with signs from between the 1920s and 1960s. Continue reading »

“New Horizon”: The Post-Soviet Landscape Through The Lens Of Rafal Milach

Rafal Milach is a documentary photographer based in Warsaw, Poland. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, Poland, and the Institute for Creative Photography (ITF) in Opava, Czech Republic. For more than ten years he has been working on transition issues in Russian-speaking countries and the CEE region. This work resulted in the book 7 Rooms (Kehrer Verlag, 2011) and such essays as “The Grey” (2002), “Wunderland” (2006), “Disappearing Circus” (2008), and “Black Sea of Concrete” (2009). Continue reading »

Iceland From Above In Breathtaking Aerial Photography By Gabor Nagy

Striking aerial landscapes by Gabor Nagy, a multi-talented photographer, and artist currently based in Budapest, Hungary. Gabor focuses mainly on landscape and outdoor photography. He’s a Sony Alpha Ambassador. Continue reading »

Agoraphobic Artist Travels The World Without Leaving Her House

Jacqui Kenny has always wanted to travel the world, meet new people and discover different cultures, but she suffers from agoraphobia – an anxiety disorder characterized by fear of public spaces, public transportation, open spaces and/or large crowds – so she rarely gets to leave her house. Luckily, modern technology allows her to live out her dream, sort of. Continue reading »

“Outside The Boundaries”: The Colourful Universe Of Mischelle Moy

Welcome to the colourful universe of Mischelle Moy, a photographer based in New York. Is it fiction or reality? On her Instagram account, doubting is allowed. The artist likes to play with boundaries, as she reinvents a gayer world. Continue reading »

This Exclusive Photo Book Portrays The Relative Beauty Of Belgian Roads

Sometimes you have to look at things differently to appreciate them.

Like the imperfection of our Belgian roads. For some a daily source of irritation, for others one of inspiration and raw beauty. It depends on what perspective you look at it from. Or which car should you drive. Continue reading »

‘Game Of Thrones’ Hide 6 Iron Thrones Around The World And Lead People On An Epic Scavenger Hunt

Throne of the forest, United Kingdom

As Game Of Thrones, one of the world’s biggest television series, is nearing its finale, the creators decided to surprise their fans once more, this time by leading them on an epic scavenger hunt all over the world. “To find what?” you may ask. And the answer is to find nothing other than the epic Iron Throne itself – or six of them, for that matter. Continue reading »

Grasshopper’s Dream, A Cafe With Two Giant Grasshoppers At The Train Station In South Korea


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Here’s a Grasshopper’s Dream, a cafe at the Gujeol-ri train station near Jeongseon, South Korea. Housed in a train, the cafe is the shape of a grasshopper. Also, there is another cafe in the shape of female grasshopper. Continue reading »

This Japanese Train Station Only Exists So That People Can Admire The Scenery

One of the most unusual stations in the whole country is now open and ready for business. Over the years, Japanese rail operators have been delighting passengers with incredible ideas designed to provide them with the ultimate train experience. Continue reading »

Around The World In Black & White: Existential Travel Photography By Fred Tougas

“Existential photography” is how Fred Tougas, a Canadian photographer specialising in film, describes his practice of the media. Whether he captures landscapes in colour or in black and white, the photographer pays particular attention to texture and contrast. Continue reading »