Urban Photographer Roman Robroek Spent 5 Years Scouring The Continent For The Grandest Examples Of Forgotten Architectural Beauty


A room with a view in Italy.

Dutch photographer Roman Robroek captures some of the most hauntingly beautiful spaces in pristine detail using only natural light. Roman’s fascination with these modern day ruins began along with his career in urban photography. Throughout his travels photographing buildings, he’d inevitably stumble across a great number of abandoned structures, many of them impressive in scope and size. Continue reading »

Land Rover Celebrates 70 Years With Stunning Poster Collection

To mark the 70th anniversary of the original Land Rover’s 1948 unveiling, the British automotive manufacturer commissioned a handful of gorgeously illustrated posters that go from vintage to modern in all kinds of style. Continue reading »

This Photographer Spent 10 Years Recording The Post-Soviet Discos Of Lithuania

Born in Seattle to Lithuanian parents, Andrew Miksys first reconnected with his roots on a voyage to his ancestors’ country in 1995, before setting off for a year-long expedition in 1999. One night, in a remote village in Lithuania, Andrew discovered an old night club. Immediately taken with the venue and its regulars, the photographer went on to make these social hubs his prime area of focus for the next ten years. Continue reading »

This Photographer Captured The Life Of A Ping Pong Table For 5 Years

For five years, Japanese photographer Hayahisa Tomiyasu has documented the daily life of a ping pong table. Between 2011 and 2016, he captured the moments of life taking place around this urban object, which became the scene of the most diverse actions. An excellent contemplative series soberly entitled TTP. Continue reading »

Photographer Spends 10 Years Photographing Same Bench, Captures More Than He Expects

One Ukrainian photographer has spent a decade of his life on a single project, and it’s so intimate, it’ll make you feel things. Through his kitchen window, Yevhen Kotenko has shot the same park bench for 10 years and while its paint changed, some things remained the same. Continue reading »

Disney Princesses Reimagined Years Later As Queens By Daughters And Mothers

Mulan

If we could request who Oprah should do the next episode of Where Are They Now? on, it would definitely be the Disney princesses. What have they even been up to since riding off into the sunset and living happily ever after? LA-based photographer Tony Ross is helping us visualise it by depicting Disney’s most iconic maidens as majestic queens, and to make sure the portraits were extra-realistic, he had the princess models call in their moms to pose as the mythical matriarchs. The results were a royal success. Continue reading »

Photographer Tim Flach Spent Two Years Photographing Animals That May Soon Be Extinct

British photographer Tim Flach traveled the world for almost two years and captured endangered animals in close, intimate portraits. His project titled Endangered took him across the globe for almost two years, and he photographed the animals that may soon disappear forever. You’ve heard of some of them and have seen their photos, but most of them are not so widely known. Still, all of them are beautiful and unique, and Tim captured their personalities and all their beauty in his images. Continue reading »

Meet The NY Taxi Driver Who Moonlighted As A Photographer And Captured His Passengers For 20 Years In Some Very Candid Shots

Candid photographs reveal New York City taxicab passengers, which were taken by their driver. Continue reading »

Rare Ferrari Daytona Found After 40 Years In Japanese Barn

Many thought this car didn’t even exist.

Ferrari had, in fact, only ever commissioned one street version of its Daytona with a full aluminum body. Completed in 1969, the car was exported to a Japanese dealership in 1971 and then featured in the January 1972 issue of Car Graphic, a Japanese motoring magazine. Continue reading »

Japanese Photographer Has Spent 15 Years Creating Vivid Portraits Of People Surrounded By Their Belongings

Miyako Kumagai, date unknown.

Mami Kiyoshi/Galerie Annie Gabrielli/The Guardian

Japanese artist Mami Kiyoshi has spent 15 years creating vivid portraits of people surrounded by their belongings – from wine bottles and violins to the odd stray pet. Mami Kiyoshi’s ongoing series “New Reading Portraits” is, in part, a nod to the mise-en-scène found in traditional woodcut printing. Continue reading »

Sculptor Spends 2 Years To Build Knife Angel Out Of 100,000 Weapons, However Government Rejects It

There’s a giant 26-foot-tall Knife Angel sculpture in the UK, constructed entirely out of 100,000 knives that were donated. But besides the remarkable numbers, it’s also a monument constructed out of dire necessity to remember the victims fallen to the rising knife violence in the United Kingdom and also to finally admit that there’s really a problem. Continue reading »

This Is What Happens When You Peel Off 30 Years Of Graffiti

Paul De Graaf recently shared an amazing photo album that shows the layers of paint that have formed on a famous Dutch graffiti wall over the last 30 years. Continue reading »

After 4 Years Of Not Throwing Away His Trash This Photographer Created A Powerful Photo Series

Back in 2011, photographer Antoine Repessé stopped throwing away his recyclable trash to make a point. Four years later he started turning that point into a powerful photo series he called ‘#365 Unpacked’, which challenges us to rethink our role as consumers. Continue reading »

Probably, The Best Movie Posters From The Last 10 Years

A good movie poster will intrigue potential viewers by revealing just enough about the movie to draw someone in without giving away any spoilers. Continue reading »

271 Years Before Pantone, An Artist Mixed And Described Every Color Imaginable In An 800-Page Book

In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit about the use of color in painting, but would go on to explain how to create certain hues and change the tone by adding one, two, or three parts of water. The premise sounds simple enough, but the final product is almost unfathomable in its detail and scope. Continue reading »