35 Times Stubborn Homeowners Refused To Move, And Faced Unexpected Consequences
Jun25

35 Times Stubborn Homeowners Refused To Move, And Faced Unexpected Consequences

We all love an underdog don’t we? Someone who won’t be bullied, who will stand up for themselves and their rights in the face of all powerful corporations and governments, they give us all hope that we little guys do have the power after all. Often referred to as ‘nail houses’ or ‘holdouts’, cases such as these have become high profile media sensations, particularly in China where the brave...

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Teens Destroy 320,000,000 Years Of History In A Few Seconds, And The Way It Looks Now Infuriates Everyone
Jun15

Teens Destroy 320,000,000 Years Of History In A Few Seconds, And The Way It Looks Now Infuriates Everyone

Wind, rain, and ice have been sculpting the Brimham Rocks for the last 320 million years. It has even become a National Trust landmark and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, drawing visitors to admire the outdoors of North Yorkshire, England. Earlier this month, however, some vandals have damaged it in a few mindless seconds. “At around 8.45pm on Friday, 1 June a group of five young people were seen pushing a rock at the top of...

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Wedding Photographer Shares A Ridiculously Simple Photography Trick And The Results Are Stunning
Jun10

Wedding Photographer Shares A Ridiculously Simple Photography Trick And The Results Are Stunning

If you haven’t yet mastered the inner workings of a camera, simple photography tricks can help you a great deal. Recently, wedding photographer Mathias Fast has shared a zero-budget hack how to improve your portraits by adding reflections, and it will take every beginner’s shots to a whole new level. The secret is simple. A phone screen. Using it as a reflective surface, people can easily get rid of undesired elements entering the...

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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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