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Golden Fireflies (8 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 5 Jan 2012   / 5454 views
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These long-exposure photos of fireflies are incredible.

 

Golden Fireflies

Incredible “Blue Hour” Pictures from Around the World (20 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 29 Dec 2011   / 7869 views
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All these stunning pictures were taken during the “blue hour” or twilight. These magical moments that occur minutes before sunrise or right after the sun has set look incredible.

 

Incredible “Blue Hour” Pictures from Around the World

Modern Look at Classic Works of Art (13 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 23 Dec 2011   / 9922 views
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This “Remake” photo project offers a new look at famous classic paintings through photography. It’s interesting to see how people put their creative energy into re-staging the well-known images.

 

Modern Look at Classic Works of Art

The Thickest Necks of the NFL (8 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 22 Dec 2011   / 17185 views
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The National Football League players who wish to avoid being decapitated themselves should have a sturdy neck. Nowever, some players go too far. As a result, you can see some of the widest necks ever.

 

The Thickest Necks of the NFL

Marked by the War (13 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 21 Dec 2011   / 7588 views
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What soldiers’ faces look like before, during, and after the war? You can see slight, but undeniable changes just by looking at their portraits.

 

Marked by the War

The Most Awesome Sleeveface Creations (20 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 20 Dec 2011   / 6907 views
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Sleeveface was a phenomenon started about three years ago that involves taking a vinyl record cover and placing it over a person’s face in order to take a photo of the new creation. Check out these fun and inventive Sleeveface images.

 

The Most Awesome Sleeveface Creations

Magnificent National Geographic Photos (60 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 15 Dec 2011   / 9565 views
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A collection of the best photos from National Geographic.

 

Magnificent National Geographic Photos

The Moon Comes to Us (17 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 10 Dec 2011   / 3669 views
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Russia-based artist Leonid Tishkov and photographer Boris Bendikov have created these original and inspiring images of the moon so it felt that we could reach out and touch it. Their creative endeavor entitled Private Moon chronicles the relationship between a man and his discovered moon.

 

The Moon Comes to Us

Incredible Portraits of People Worth Seeing (100 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 9 Dec 2011   / 10335 views
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They say: "A picture is worth a thousand words." These are some of such pictures that worth a thousand words and definitely worth a look.

 

Incredible Portraits of People Worth Seeing

Mind Bending Photographic Optical Illusions. Part 2 (40 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 7 Dec 2011   / 10971 views
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Another collection of awesome photographs that had no Photoshop touch and look just incredible.

 

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Mind Bending Photographic Optical Illusions (40 pics)

 

Mind Bending Photographic Optical Illusions. Part 2

The Most Powerful Photographs of 2011 (44 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 5 Dec 2011   / 17407 views
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These incredible images captured some of the most defining moments of 2011.

 

The Most Powerful Photographs of 2011

Mind Bending Photographic Optical Illusions (40 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 5 Dec 2011   / 14611 views
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Some things, even in reality, are not what they appear. These non Photoshopped images will blow your mind or inspire you, because there was no magic, simply perspective and creativity.

 

Mind Bending Photographic Optical Illusions

Astonishing Slow Motion Water Balloon Explosion Pics (38 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 26 Nov 2011   / 9265 views
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Photographer Alan Sailer captured the exact moment that these water balloons exploded and released all of their water. The water almost looks like it’s invisible as it makes really cool patterns.

 

Astonishing Slow Motion Water Balloon Explosion Pics

Unforgettable Star Wars Inspired Engagement Pictures (22 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 22 Nov 2011   / 4118 views
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Aside from the obvious Star Wars obsession this two-soon-to-be-married couple has, these well done photos are truly inspiring. Photographer Michael James managed to capture this couple’s love for one another, and get together a Jedi and a Sith!

 

Unforgettable Star Wars Inspired Engagement Pictures

Portraits of Los Angeles Gang Members (20 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 22 Nov 2011   / 8154 views
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All these people are current or former Los Angeles gang members. This series of portraits is called “Homies”. It was created by photographer Adam Amengual.

 

Portraits of Los Angeles Gang Members

Awesome Photographs. Part 2 (40 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 21 Nov 2011   / 5947 views
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This is another selection of incredible photographs that participate in National Geographic Photo Contest 2011. It seems that judges will have a difficult time choosing the winner.

 

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Awesome Photographs (45 pics)

 

Awesome Photographs. Part 2

Breathtaking Mountaineering Images (34 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 19 Nov 2011   / 4949 views
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Freelance photographer Ben Herndon snapped these mesmerizing photos while following around extreme climbers and hikers. From beautiful frozen landscapes to climbers dangling from a sheer rock face, his photos are truly unique.

 

Breathtaking Mountaineering Images

Great Sports Photographs (55 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 18 Nov 2011   / 5801 views
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Sports disciplines are one of the most difficult to capture on camera. Everything happens so fast, you have to snap your picture just at the right moment. These great shots are the best examples of excellent and simply amazing sense of time.

 

Great Sports Photographs

America's Environmental Problems (45 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 18 Nov 2011   / 9404 views
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There were a lot of environmental problems in the USA back in the late 1960's. The Environmental Protection Agency even hired about 100 photographers for DOCUMERICA project that lasted from 1971 to 1977. From all the photographs produced, the National Archives has made 15,000 of images available. These are some of the best photos taken back then to highlight subjects of environmental concern in America and show the life in the 1970's.

 

America

One picture - a Story of One Life. Part 5 (31 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 14 Nov 2011   / 6934 views
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Here comes a new selection of photos from the “Back To The Future” project by Irina Werning. Isn’t it cool to take your old picture and recreate the same old scene with you many years later?

 

Previous parts:

One picture - a Story of One Life (32 pics)

One picture - a Story of One Life. Part 2 (68 pics)

One picture - a Story of One Life. Part 3 (30 pics)

One picture - a Story of One Life. Part 4 (23 pics)

 


One picture - a Story of One Life. Part 5

Awesome Photographs (45 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 14 Nov 2011   / 7896 views
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All these photographs were submitted to Photo Contest 2011 announced by National Geographic. The deadline will come up on November 30, but you can already see some of the best images from the categories Nature, People, and Places.

 

Awesome Photographs

Artistic Pinhole Camera Room Images (20 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 12 Nov 2011   / 5867 views
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Photographer Skott Chandler placed tiny cameras in the ceiling of average people’s homes to catch a unique and artistic perspective. The walls seem to slowly slide down to what appears to be a far away floor.

 

Artistic Pinhole Camera Room Images

Going from Pretty Looks to Pretty Ugly (11 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 11 Nov 2011   / 27357 views
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Have you ever wondered why some of the photos you take are awesome and some fail even though you are consistent with your camera face? Photographer Stephen Eastwood has solved this mystery by taking a series of portraits of the same woman with the same facial expression and lighting, and got varying results.

 

Going from Pretty Looks to Pretty Ugly

America As Seen Through the Lens (69 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 9 Nov 2011   / 6699 views
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Art Photographer and teacher Amy Stein seems to take photos of everything she finds interesting to herself whether her objects are people, animals or nature. She is always in search for right photographic moments driving across the USA. These are some of her best shots.

 

America As Seen Through the Lens

People of New York (100 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 8 Nov 2011   / 9776 views
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Trying to create a photographic census of the city of New York, photographer Brandon Stanton started his project called “Humans of New York”. He roamed the city streets and took over three thousand portraits. You can see some of them inside this post.

 

People of New York

Odd Photographs Taken in Russia (35 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 7 Nov 2011   / 10474 views
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Some things that happen in Russia are beyond comprehension.

 

Odd Photographs Taken in Russia

African Artist’s Unique 2-D Photographs (8 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 7 Nov 2011   / 4865 views
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Ghanaian artist Philip Kwame Apagya creates these original photographs of jetsetters who are surrounded by material wealth. From stepping off a private plane to standing in front of a big house, these photographs grapple with the world of excess that many average Ghanaians will never have.

 

African Artist’s Unique 2-D Photographs

Unusual Sports (44 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 7 Nov 2011   / 5904 views
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These are photos from ‘Weird Sports’, a book by Oregon photographer Sol Neelman who documents sports culture around the world and gives us a chance to see some of the most unusual and odd sports activities.

 

Unusual Sports

Darth Vader and Superhero Grandpa (20 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 4 Nov 2011   / 8287 views
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Find out who is hiding under Darth Vader’s mask.

 

Darth Vader and Superhero Grandpa

The Gangs of Los Angeles (35 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 2 Nov 2011   / 9420 views
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A collection of great photos taken by Robert Yager. These images depict the life of gang members in Los Angeles since 1992.

 

The Gangs of Los Angeles

Man made Landscapes From Space (26 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 29 Oct 2011   / 6460 views
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Using Google Earth you can see windy roads, curving housing tracts and all kinds of human created patterns. All it takes is a different perspective to realize that art is always around us.

 

Man made Landscapes From Space

Significant Portraits of People (113 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 28 Oct 2011   / 12421 views
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Some significant portraits that capture personality of different people.

 

Significant Portraits of People
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