I Bring Stones To Life By Painting The Living Spirit Of The Being I Feel Inside The Stone (New Pics)
Feb27

I Bring Stones To Life By Painting The Living Spirit Of The Being I Feel Inside The Stone (New Pics)

To me, stones are not simple materials or canvases for painting pictures on. Among all those numerous stones on a river bank, one stone, looking like an animal, catches my eye. When I find a stone, I feel that stone has found me too. Stones have their own intentions, and I consider my encounters with them as cues they give me it’s OK to go ahead and paint what I see on them. So the stones I decide to paint on are not arbitrary, but my...

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Photographers Gain Entry into Traditional African Village Where Every House Is a Work of Art
Feb18

Photographers Gain Entry into Traditional African Village Where Every House Is a Work of Art

Nestled at the base of a hill, overlooking the Savannah, lies Tiébélé—an African village in Burkina Faso. First settled in the 15th Century, the 1.2-hectare commune is home to the Kassena people, their chief, and royal court—together making up one of oldest ethnic groups in Burkina Faso. In 2009, photographer Rita Willaert and travel blogger Olga Stavrakis were lucky enough to be some of the few people ever allowed to visit the...

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I Create Crazy Photo Manipulations With My Three Daughters And Son, And Here’s What We Made So Far
Feb18

I Create Crazy Photo Manipulations With My Three Daughters And Son, And Here’s What We Made So Far

My name is John Wilhelm. I was born 1970 in Winterthur Switzerland where I still live together with my wife and my four kids (3 girls and 1 son). Photography was always important in my life. My father was an experienced hobby-photographer and founded at least two local photography-associations. So I grew up in an environment of cameras, magazines, lenses, selfmade camera-baggages, darkrooms and funny weddings. I wasn’t very...

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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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