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Motion in Limbo (100 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 23 Aug 2011   / 5801 views
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These beautiful stop action photos were taken by photographer Jean-Yves Lemoigne. They are of a variety of interesting and surreal subjects.

 

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Motion in Limbo

Color Photos of American Home Front during World War II (45 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 8 Aug 2011   / 5454 views
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During the Second World War president Franklin D. Roosevelt issued an executive order creating the Office of War Information (OWI). The OWI snapped thousands of pictures to use for the war effort. Check out these color samples of men and women hard at work.

 

Color Photos of American Home Front during World War II

The Most Bizarre Pictures after Your ID Photo (1 pic)

Posted in Sponsored 5 Aug 2011   / 7535 views
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As the centuries roll on and societal standards change, what used to be considered normal can become downright weird. Some funny photos might have seemed a good fun at the time but is now not only abusive, but also extremely odd! Enjoy probably the most bizarre pictures & videos at Bizarre Online Magazine.

The Most Bizarre Pictures after Your ID Photo

 

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North Korea from Inside (37 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 4 Aug 2011   / 18674 views
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These are some rare photos of North Korea. Judging by the photos it is one very sad country let alone that it is the world’s most isolated country that has nuclear weapons.

 

North Korea from Inside

Porn Photos in a Magazine for Drawing (6 pics)

Posted in Random » WTF 3 Aug 2011   / 34014 views
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Swiss magazine about drawings (Dessiner) accidentally published porn pictures in between pages filled with drawing techniques and wine ads. This is an all audience magazine but very often parents buy it for their kids. The pages that the porn photos were on were supposed to contain drawing instructions, but instead showed lots of flesh.

 

Porn Photos in a Magazine for Drawing

How Such Photos Are Made (3 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 2 Aug 2011   / 9238 views
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The answer is on the last photo.

 

How Such Photos Are Made

Stunning Sequential Photos (8 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 29 Jul 2011   / 5140 views
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These amazing sequential photos were taken by photographer Kim Taylor. He loves animals and his photos of insects, rodents, and birds in motion show a tremendous amount of detail. The special photographic technique of capturing everything from a squirrel’s tail flickering to a bird’s wing beating as they leap through the air, is known as locomotion.

 

Stunning Sequential Photos

Old Color Photos of Wales (40 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 29 Jul 2011   / 4315 views
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UPD: These are some beautiful old photos of Wales and its surroundings.

 

Old Color Photos of Wales

Beautiful Photos in the Night (19 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 28 Jul 2011   / 6090 views
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These are some amazing nighttime photos. You just don’t see these kind of photos every day. They are really beautiful.

 

Beautiful Photos in the Night

Touching and Beautiful Retro Photos (33 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 19 Jul 2011   / 10664 views
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Magnum member Leonard Freed is best known for these black & white documentary photographs. He travelled to different countries as a photojournalist, but his career blossomed during the American Civil Rights movement in 1964-1965. You’ll find some of his best retro photos after the jump.

 

Touching and Beautiful Retro Photos

Awkward Family Photos. Part 6 (50 pics)

Posted in Picdumps 12 Jul 2011   / 13037 views
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Have you ever been part of those classic, yet mortifying awkward family photos? Now you can join in on the joy of making fun of other’s embarrasing moments. 

 

Previous parts:

Awkward family photos (39 pics)

Awkward family photos. Part 2 (48 pics)

Awkward family photos. Part 3 (53 pics)

Awkward Family Photos. Part 4 (41 pics)

Awkward Family Photos. Part 5 (126 pics)

 

Awkward Family Photos. Part 6

Stunning Bright Color Photos From 1900-1940s (62 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 8 Jul 2011   / 17318 views
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Even though color photography wasn’t made widely available to the public until the 60s you can now see color images from as early as the turn of the century. It’s amazing to see that life wasn’t in black and white during those times.

 

1904: Sunni Muslim In Traditional Dress, Dagestan

Stunning Bright Color Photos From 1900-1940s

Beautiful Photos from the Space (50 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 27 Jun 2011   / 6528 views
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These are the pictures taken by a Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin during the 25th Expedition to the International Space Station. The Photos are simply amazing.

 

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Beautiful Photos from the Space

Slightly Animated Photos (16 gifs)

Posted in Gifs 23 Jun 2011   / 10182 views
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You are already familiar with this principle of animated photos. Only here, the movement is not that obvious, so it may take you several seconds to see it in some pictures. Take a close look and see if you can spot them all.

 

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Beautiful Animations. Part 3 (16 gifs)

 

Slightly Animated Photos

Awesome Pictures of Mars (41 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 21 Jun 2011   / 8683 views
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This is a collection of photos of the planet Mars that were digitally rendered by the Dutchman Kees Veenenbos. They are stunning and a real artwork.

 

Awesome Pictures of Mars

Hilarious Wedding Photos (26 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 17 Jun 2011   / 9294 views
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I think all of these photos were taken by professional photographers, so it's their mistakes. But you must admit, these mistakes are very funny. And what is the wedding without the fun?

 

Hilarious Wedding Photos

The Most Predictable Tourist Photos (15 pics)

Posted in Funny » Humor 16 Jun 2011   / 9717 views
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For some reason, tourists who are visiting popular tourist attractions seem all take the same photos. Regardless, if they are being serious or just having fun, they are all alike. They all seem to have the same problem - lack of imagination.

 

The Most Predictable Tourist Photos

Modem Photos Taken with Old Cameras (26 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 15 Jun 2011   / 8329 views
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This is the project of UK photographer Charles Twist had some Victorian camera enthusiasts to take the photos to mark the 150th anniversary of the founding of the resort. These photos derived directly from technology that was around 150 years ago. The result is great and it makes modern photos look like old ones without photoshop. The photos are not perfect which can be quite a shock in this age of all digital.

 

Modem Photos Taken with Old Cameras

Insane Tennessee Law Prohibits "Offensive" Images (10 pics)

Posted in Random » Weird 11 Jun 2011   / 9300 views
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A new law passed in the good old state of Tennessee makes it illegal for residents to post images that may be deemed “offensive”, such as the following photos. A violator of this law could face up to $2,500 in fines and a year in the slammer. Have Tennessee legislators not seen what is already online?

 

Insane Tennessee Law Prohibits "Offensive" Images

Cool Retro Photos (64 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 7 Jun 2011   / 27980 views
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20th century in black and white pictures with many famous people on board.

Thank Arnold A. for sending us this amazing link.

 

Cool Retro Photos

Passport Photo Vs. Real Photo (11 pics)

Posted in Random » Weird 3 Jun 2011   / 11988 views
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Our passport photos rarely resemble real us. Here is a compilation of photographs taken for Passport vs. Reality project. It shows how live pictures can be different from the official shots.

 

Passport Photo Vs. Real Photo

Love Captured in Photos (23 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 1 Jun 2011   / 8061 views
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There are so many ways of expressing love and passion. Here are just some of them.

 

Love Captured in Photos

Hilarious WTF Photos (55 pics)

Posted in Random » WTF 1 Jun 2011   / 19984 views
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A great selection of hilarious and bizarre WTF photos.

 

Hilarious WTF Photos

Real or Fake? (44 pics)

Posted in Random » Weird 27 May 2011   / 28459 views
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Look at each picture and guess if it’s real or fake. Click on the photo to see the right answer.

 

Real or Fake?

Famous Faked Captures (27 pics)

Posted in Funny » Photoshop 14 May 2011   / 14102 views
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A collection of some of the most famous faked pictures ever taken. They include a funny George Bush reading a book upside down! Some of these photos are so realistic, you’ll be amazed! (I thought they were real!)

 

Famous Faked Captures

Amazing Nature Photos (28 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 13 May 2011   / 15152 views
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These incredibly beautiful nature photos were taken by French photographer Xavier Jamonet. They include mountain ranges, seascapes, landscapes, prairies, and others. They are really amazingly beautiful.

 

Amazing Nature Photos

Awesome Moscow Miniature Photos (46 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 7 May 2011   / 4485 views
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Tilt-shift miniature faking is the term used to describe pictures of life size areas that appear to be much smaller. These images taken from the 200-meter tall Federation Tower were manipulated to make Moscow look very tiny, an effect Putin no doubt would not find amusing.

 

Awesome Moscow Miniature Photos

Beautiful Animations. Part 3 (16 gifs)

Posted in Gifs 4 May 2011   / 14218 views
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Another set of amazing animated photographs from Jamie Beck that seem to come to life.

 

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Beautiful Animations (20 gifs)

Beautiful Animations. Part 2 (20 gifs)

 

Beautiful Animations. Part 3

Old Chinese Photos (71 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 25 Apr 2011   / 19373 views
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These are some photos of China that are some 200 years old. The photos provide a unique look at some of the nobility as well as the laborers in China and where they lived during that era. This is a unique observation.

 

Old Chinese Photos

Beautiful Animations (20 gifs)

Posted in Gifs 19 Apr 2011   / 27371 views
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These are some beautiful animated photos by Jamie Beck from New York. The animations are just subtle enough but are noticeable. They are truly some amazing photos.

 

Beautiful Animations

Gorgeous Photos of Planet Earth Taken from Outer Space (23 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 16 Apr 2011   / 12129 views
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It has been 50 years since Soviet astronaut Yuri Gagarin orbited the Earth, and therefore it is necessary to celebrate with these stunning pictures. Regardless of if a photo was taken decades ago our planet is still just as beautiful.

 

Gorgeous Photos of Planet Earth Taken from Outer Space
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