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

Posted in Arts » Photography 7 Nov 2011   / 4995 views

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   / 6708 views

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   / 8596 views

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   / 10998 views

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   / 6838 views

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   / 14515 views

Some significant portraits that capture personality of different people.

 

Significant Portraits of People

Incredibly Beautiful Landscapes (30 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 26 Oct 2011   / 7352 views

These photos of landscapes will blow your mind. They are amazingly beautiful. They were taken by various photographers in places all over the world.

 

Incredibly Beautiful Landscapes

A Window into the Past (32 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 20 Oct 2011   / 6532 views

A collection of photographs from the Dear Photograph project. People simply hold up their old prints and make their best to align pictures from the past with the same location or view in the present. It’s like a window into the past.

 

A Window into the Past

Magnificent Bird’s Eye View Photos of Paris (180 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 15 Oct 2011   / 7861 views

While visiting Paris on the ground is an amazing experience wait until you see the sites from high in the sky. These stunning bird’s eye view images capture a unique perspective of the world-renowned city. These photos were taken by photographer Yann Arthus Bertrand.

 

Magnificent Bird’s Eye View Photos of Paris

Extreme and Wet Wedding Photography (27 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 15 Oct 2011   / 497996 views

Most brides like to keep their treasured wedding dress clean and unsoiled, but these ladies decided to head in the opposite direction. Captured in powerful and artistic scenes and poses, these unique wedding photos could inspire future brides or completely freak them out. This style is known as trash the dress.

 

Extreme and Wet Wedding Photography

Now, That’s Creative Photography (37 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 14 Oct 2011   / 10914 views

German photographer Jan von Holleben certainly doesn’t lack imagination. Most of his works consist of photographs taken from above but meant to look like they were normally taken. Add to that creative situations and sceneries and you get a brilliant set of unique photos. I love it!

 

Now, That’s Creative Photography

Beautiful HDR Pictures (129 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 14 Oct 2011   / 24872 views

It’s been a while since our last collection of HDR photos. Here’s a new one and the pics look amazing.

 

Beautiful HDR Pictures

Incredible Industrial Landscapes (29 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 13 Oct 2011   / 7184 views

These photos of beautiful industrial landscapes were taken by Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky. His landscapes are featured in museums all over the world.

 

Incredible Industrial Landscapes

Amazing X-Ray Artwork (43 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 12 Oct 2011   / 5360 views

British photographer Nick Veasey is working primarily with images created from X-ray imaging. Some of his works are partial photomanipulations with Photoshop. But in anyway, these photos look great.

 

Amazing X-Ray Artwork

The Whole Universe in One Picture (15 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 12 Oct 2011   / 8717 views

After having examined the mirror of the human soul, Suren Manvelyan switches to the animals’ eyes. This project is unique as each creature shows an exclusive ‘landscape’ because each animal has a unique shape, pattern and color of the eye. Manvelyan uses macrophotography to reveal the perfect beauty created by nature.

 

Husky dog, left eye
The Whole Universe in One Picture

The Viewpoint from Space (22 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 11 Oct 2011   / 4587 views

This is what the landscape of earth looks like from space. It is nothing short of awesome. Take a look and see if you don’t agree.

 

Gargano, Italia

The Viewpoint from Space

The Best Wildlife Photos for 2011 (33 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 11 Oct 2011   / 6112 views

British Wildlife Photography Awards announced the winners of the competition for 2011.

 

The Best Wildlife Photos for 2011

Stunning B&W Tornado Images (14 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 1 Oct 2011   / 4369 views

While tornados can destroy entire towns they can also be quite beautiful to look at. These photos capture both nature's power and beauty.

 

Rope Out

Regan, North Dakota, 2011

Stunning B&W Tornado Images

Amazing Tilt-Shift Photography (40 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 27 Sep 2011   / 8807 views

This is some rather amazing tilt shift photography. Everything looks tiny, a bit odd and far away. If you look long enough they will make you kind of dizzy. I love it.

 

Amazing Tilt-Shift Photography

Music Fans (36 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 22 Sep 2011   / 5765 views

A lot of people have music idols. James Mollison takes pictures of such music fans.

 

Spice Girls

Music Fans

The Spirit of Adventure and Adrenaline (15 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 22 Sep 2011   / 5020 views

Traveling the world, David Clifford has documented climbers, runners and other sportsmen who love the spirit of adrenaline and adventure. Clifford’s photos are published in Rock & Ice Magazine and National Geographic.

 

The Spirit of Adventure and Adrenaline

Wonderful Foodscapes (37 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 22 Sep 2011   / 5503 views

These are not painted images, as it might appear at first glance. These are food landscapes called “foodscapes” by photographer Carl Warner. Mr. Warner can spend hours glancing at food in supermarkets making other people think it is weird, but later he comes up with amazing photographs where the sea can be made of cabbage, tress can be broccoli and hills can be potatoes.

 

Wonderful Foodscapes

Powerfully Inspiring Photography (60 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 19 Sep 2011   / 11514 views

This awesome collection of motivational and truly inspiring photography will have you smiling and basking in its beauty. You might have a hard time deciding which of these pictures are your favorites.

 

Powerfully Inspiring Photography

Do They Look Alike? (11 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 19 Sep 2011   / 6498 views

How much truckers and their vehicles have things in common? The photographer Alexander Babic covers thousands of miles by car in Australia and South Africa to find this out and creates Roadshow photo book.

 

Do They Look Alike?

Suburbia In Photos (49 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 17 Sep 2011   / 6004 views

American photographer Beth Yarnelle Edwards spent 14 years taking photos of middle class families in the United States and throughout Europe. Their seemingly mundane lives were captured in these gorgeous artistic photographs that are now available in a book titled Suburban Dreams.

 

Suburbia In Photos

Extreme Rooftop Photography (49 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Arts » Photography 16 Sep 2011   / 8245 views

There is a small collection of fearless people who take their lives into their own hands when they go to the edge of very high buildings and structures and have photographs snapped of them. There is no net between them and the ground, and hopefully no wind either.

 

Extreme Rooftop Photography

What Do Africans Really Want? (42 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 15 Sep 2011   / 9197 views

Photographer Paul Close traveled throughout Africa on a motorcycle setting up a white background and snapping portraits of locals. He asked them one simple question “What would make your life better?” The result was the unique collection titled “Snakebox Odyssey.”

 

What Do Africans Really Want?

Fantastic Black And White Photographs (36 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 14 Sep 2011   / 5568 views

The vivid imagination and endless creativity of Lithuanian photographer Algis Griskevicius allows him taking fantastic and genius black and white photographs.

 

Fantastic Black And White Photographs

Mind Blowing Infrared Photography (40 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 10 Sep 2011   / 8595 views

With some tinkering to a camera’s infrared light sensitivity, normal scenes can turn into dream like landscapes. See which infrared images are the most compelling.

 

Mind Blowing Infrared Photography

Stunning Earth Photos from Space (34 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 10 Sep 2011   / 5574 views

Floating in space has its perks, including having a tremendous vantage point of our beautiful rotating planet. See which of these gorgeous Earth pictures inspire you the most.

 

Stunning Earth Photos from Space

Our Beautiful Planet (10 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 9 Sep 2011   / 5010 views

Incredibly beautiful photos made by photographer Nathan Spotts.

 

Our Beautiful Planet

Amazing “Ghost” Photos of Washington (54 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 8 Sep 2011   / 6874 views

These are modern photographs of Washington superimposed on the photos from the past. Of course, all the places are the same as well as the angle of view.

 

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