Here Are The 11 Photographers That Won The Prestigious Hasselblad Masters Awards Of 2018
Jan19

Here Are The 11 Photographers That Won The Prestigious Hasselblad Masters Awards Of 2018

One of the most prestigious photography competitions in the world has announced the winners of its 2018 contest. The Hasselblad Masters Awards are held once every 2 years, selecting the very best photographers in 11 categories. This time, the contest attracted 31,500 entries (175% more than two years ago), receiving some of the most stunning pictures from across the world. From intimate portraits to otherworldly landscapes, the...

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A Thermometer Just Broke At -62°C (-80°F) In The World’s Coldest Village, And The Photos Are Breathtaking
Jan16

A Thermometer Just Broke At -62°C (-80°F) In The World’s Coldest Village, And The Photos Are Breathtaking

Welcome to Oymyakon, a village where students are expected to attend class till temperatures reach minus -52°C (-62°F). The remote Siberian village is considered to be the coldest permanently inhabited settlement in the world, and it has just plummeted into a -62°C (-80°F) winter, making our daily complaints about the weather sound rather silly. We already introduced you this place when a photographer Amos Chapple traveled there to...

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It’s So Cold In North America That Niagara Falls Is Frozen, And It Looks Like Something From Narnia
Jan03

It’s So Cold In North America That Niagara Falls Is Frozen, And It Looks Like Something From Narnia

Niagara falls are a spectacular place to visit at any time of year, however in winter, especially seriously cold winters like North America is currently experiencing, they are truly a breathtaking sight. While the bitter temperatures have caused chaos in some areas and affected the New Year’s plans of millions, one upside to the big chill is the raw beauty of nature. Many areas of the falls have frozen, forming huge, elaborately...

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50+ Perfectly Timed Photos That Will Mess With Your Head
Dec06

50+ Perfectly Timed Photos That Will Mess With Your Head

You might not be the best photographer in the world, but sometimes everything in the universe aligns so precisely, all you have to do is press the shutter-release button in the right place at the right time. Every now and then, perfect timing can make or break a photo, turning it into a hilarious coincidence or a beautiful illusion, so A&D has compiled a list that proves you don’t necessarily need expensive gear to take an...

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Lufthansa Hired Photographer Who Shot Windows XP Wallpaper To Take 3 New Wallpapers, And He Delivered Once Again
Nov22

Lufthansa Hired Photographer Who Shot Windows XP Wallpaper To Take 3 New Wallpapers, And He Delivered Once Again

According to some estimates, about 1 billion people have seen Windows XP’s iconic wallpaper “Bliss,” making it the most viewed photograph in the world. Now, 21 years after he made the shot, Charles O’Rear aims to produce “the next generation of wallpapers,” and they look just as blissful. “I am turning seventy-six and realize how much the Microsoft Bliss photograph has meant to my life,” O’Rear said. “As the photographer of the most...

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30+ Before & After Pics Showing How The World Has Changed Over Time
Nov17

30+ Before & After Pics Showing How The World Has Changed Over Time

Have you ever wondered how the area you live in now looked like 30 or 50 years ago? If so, re.photos website, recently established by a group of people fascinated with then-and-now photography, has a database full of pictures that might help you out. This database allows anyone, who shares the love for before and after pictures, to contribute their photographs and compare how a street, an area, or a famous landmark looks like now and...

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World’s First Floating City To Emerge In The Pacific Ocean By 2020, And Here’s How The Life Will Look On It
Nov17

World’s First Floating City To Emerge In The Pacific Ocean By 2020, And Here’s How The Life Will Look On It

The concept of floating cities may sound like something from a science fiction novel, but it could become a reality by 2020. Seasteading Institute, a San Francisco-based nonprofit has been developing this idea since the foundation of the organization in 2008, and it has reached an agreement with the government of French Polynesia to begin testing in its waters. “If you could have a floating city, it would essentially be a start-up...

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25+ Reasons Why You Should Always Wear A Helmet
Sep25

25+ Reasons Why You Should Always Wear A Helmet

It probably goes without saying that helmets are a good idea, but screw it, we’re going to say it anyway: HELMETS ARE A GOOD IDEA! Don’t take our word for it though. Check out these pictures, compiled by A&D, for a sobering list of reasons why you should always wear helmet. It doesn’t matter how awesome a rider you think you are. It doesn’t matter if helmets make your head sweat. It doesn’t matter if...

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This Woman Was Nervous About Her Photoshoot With Fiancé, But The Result Won The Internet
Sep21

This Woman Was Nervous About Her Photoshoot With Fiancé, But The Result Won The Internet

So often today on social media we are bombarded by images of plastic people, airbrushed and filtered to such an extent that all genuine emotion and feeling, the human connections that shine through the picture and into our hearts, is lost. Step forward Stephanie and Arryn, a young couple from Texas. They are not models, but friends with photographer Bria Terry, of Wolf & Rose Photography. Stephanie decided to respond to an...

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100-Year-Old Life Hacks That Are Surprisingly Useful Today
Sep12

100-Year-Old Life Hacks That Are Surprisingly Useful Today

People don’t often look back on the early 1900’s for advice, but what if we could actually learn something from the Lost Generation? The New York Public Library has digitized 100 “how to do it” cards found in cigarette boxes over 100 years ago, and the tips they give are so practical that millennials reading this might want to take notes. Back in the day, cigarette cards were popular collectibles included in...

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