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Biochemist Elzbieta Kurowska Creates Stunning Liquid Biomorphic Structures

According to Ela: “As a photographer and biochemist, I am fascinated by the origins of life – that moment in Earth’s history when amorphous organic matter transformed into complex structures that evolved into living organisms.” More: Elzbieta Kurowska, Instagram, Facebook h/t: dodho “The idea for this project came from my personal revelation that by combining photography with... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Organic, Earth, Biochemistry, Sculptures, Ela, Elzbieta Kurowska, Elzbieta Kurowska Instagram Facebook


Amazing Vintage Photos Of Badass Women Riding Their Choppers

A chopper is a type of custom motorcycle which emerged in California in the late 1950s. The chopper is perhaps the most extreme of all custom styles, often using radically modified steering angles and lengthened forks for a stretched-out appearance. They can be built from an original motorcycle which is modified (“chopped”) or built from scratch. h/t: vintag.es Some of the characteristic features... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, California, Women, Retro, Choppers


LomoChrome Metropolis Reloadable Film Camera

Lomography’s preloaded “disposable” camera looks and functions like a simple, convenience store option—and can fit in a pocket, too—but it produces better and arguably more interesting photos. With LomoChrome Metropolis ISO 100-400 film inside, shots will tend toward the grungier and more contrasty end of the analog spectrum. Once you’re finished with this film pack, the camera can be refilled with any of Lomography’s 35mm …
Tags: Photography, Design, Film photography, Cameras, 35mm, Lomography, Disposable Cameras, Film Cameras, LomoChrome Metropolis, LomoChrome Metropolis Reloadable Film Camera


Levi’s Vintage Clothing Recreates a 1975 Soapbox Derby

Organized by SFMOMA, the original event raised funds for the museum Levi’s Vintage Clothing, a subset of the larger apparel manufacturer, relies on past styles, textiles, and trends as their source material. Each season, or for each special release, the design team surveys the brand’s rich history for storylines or moments pertinent to today. For their Spring/Summer 2020 campaign, they recreated a 1975 Soapbox Derby …
Tags: Art, Photography, Design, Style, Clothing, San Francisco, Vintage, Levi, Levis, Denim, SFMOMA, 1975 Soapbox Derby, Levi's Vintage Clothing, Trucker Jackets


Walmart Keeps Posting Pictures of This Employee Posing With Stuff, She Goes Viral

Meet Charlene. She works at Walmart North East in Maryland. She poses with various products for the store’s Facebook page and people are loving how hilarious the pics look. Probably because of the contrast between her easygoing attitude and her serious expression. Or because it’s obvious that she’s genuinely having fun. The look in her eyes says it all! More: Source
Tags: Photography, Usa, Design, Maryland, Walmart, Humor, Walmart Keeps Posting Pictures, Walmart North East


Amazing Vintage Photographs Documented Inca Culture And Life In Peruvian Andes, Captured By Martin Chambi In The Early 20th Century

Martin Chambi was among the first photographers of the Peruvian Andes and became the leading portrait painter in Cuzco, opened a photo Studio in 1920. But, being a native Quechua, he considered it his duty to document the lives of Indians and the legacy of the Inca culture, traveled through the Andes, shooting landscapes, the ruins of Machu Picchu and traditions of the local inhabitants. Source
Tags: Daily, Photography, Design, Life, Peru, Retro, 1930s, Machu Picchu, Andes, Cuzco, Peruvian Andes, Martin Chambi


Sony World Photography Awards 2020 Shortlist And Finalists

The World Photography Organisation has revealed the finalist and shortlisted photographers in the professional competition for its 2020 awards. Works by the finalists will go on display this April at Somerset House, London. Documentary shortlist. A three-year drought, combined with staff cuts and political debate over the effectiveness of hazard-reduction-burn has led to a series of catastrophic... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Sony, Contest, Winners, Somerset House, Sony World, World Photography Organisation


Photographer Captures Eerily Empty Shanghai During Coronavirus Outbreak

Photographer Nicoco recently embarked on a personal project to document Shanghai during the coronavirus outbreak, hoping to capture the emptiness, isolation, and fear that the virus has wreaked on this once-bustling city. More: Instagram h/t: petapixel The documentary project is called 一个人城市, which translates to One Person City, and it began from a place of curiosity—”a curiosity to see how a... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Shanghai, Coronavirus, Nicoco


Science Rends The Veil: The Mysterious Photo Collection Of Edward Bateman

A handmade work from the Salt Lake City based artist and professor, Edward Bateman, this collection follows up on his earlier carte de visite collection ‘Mechanical Brides of the Uncanny’ and shows his evolving use of constructed and often anachronistic imagery to create allegedly historical artifacts that create metaphors for the camera and examine our belief in the photograph as... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Sci-fi, Salt Lake City, Retro, Spiritual, Photomanipulations, Edward Bateman


Photographer Anthimos Ntagkas Captures Mystically Unexpected Street Pictures

Anthimos Ntagkas was born in Athens Greece in 1979. He studied at the Greek Military Academy and currently works at the Greek army. His first engagement with art was through his participation at the Atopos Gallery with various performances, followed by a published art book entitled “My Body is my Temple”, presented by Breeder Gallery. Three years ago, Anthimos introduced himself as Daganth... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Street, ATHENS Greece, Anthimos, Unexpected, Anthimos Ntagkas, Greek Military Academy, Atopos Gallery


Bizarre Pictures Of The Beatles Cover Session For the Album “Yesterday And Today” In 1966

Yesterday and Today is a studio album by the English rock band the Beatles, their ninth album released on Capitol Records and twelfth American release overall. It was originally issued only in the United States and Canada, in June 1966. h/t: vintag.es Typical of the Beatles’ North American discography until 1967, the album contains songs that Capitol had withheld from its versions of the... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Bizarre, Canada, United States, Cover, Album, Beatles, 1960s, Capitol


If You Take A Selfie Through A Toilet Roll Tube, You’ll Look Like The Moon

cristpf Welcome to the internet, the only place you’ll see people taking selfies trough toilet paper roll tube and pretending they’re the Moon… You can join them via #MoonSelfie tag on Instagram. More: Instagram cardcorinne thiccboicombo crazy_benj speedycrack cyklodanis rustinopatatino k.p.caja hannes.christian laimeeraitasukka adwarfable_hank summertravk siamesejasmine falcaolins78... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Selfie, Moon, Humor, Toilet, Roll, Tube


Alastair Philip Wiper's "Unintended Beauty" Photo Book of Industrial Spaces

Fascinated with the intersection of industry, science and architecture, British photographer Alastair Philip Wiper has visited his share of factories and industrial facilities. His website is loaded with photos revealing his capacity for capturing the almost terrifyingly organized beauty of them: This month he's released a new book documenting the best of them, Unintended Beauty. Unintended Beauty offers a rare insight into places of work, knowledge and power that are normally kept behind closed...
Tags: Photography, Design, Alastair Philip Wiper


Someone Found An Old Photo Album Full Of Pics Of This Woman And Hollywood Celebrities In A Thrift Shop

Bruce Willis A thrift shop in Belgium has caused quite a stir on the Internet. People at Opnieuw & Co, a local establishment in Mortsel, discovered an old photo album where a woman posed next to the biggest stars in Hollywood. After they shared some of the pictures, the online community immediately started their investigation. Who was this woman hugging Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie... Source
Tags: Photography, Hollywood, Design, Celebrities, Belgium, Retro, Album, Portraits, Bruce Willis, Hollywood Celebrities In A Thrift Shop, Internet People at Opnieuw Co


Trolls Force Artist to Cancel a Planned Greta Thunberg Mural in North Dakota

Drama is afoot in the capital of North Dakota. The state is the site of both the famous Standing Rock protests of 2016 and some of the country’s greatest crude oil reserves. And it was going to be home to one amazing mural of 17-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg in Bismarck, North Dakota until a whole bunch of…Read more...
Tags: Art, Photography, Science, North Dakota, Bismarck North Dakota, Greta Thunberg, Greta The Great


Empathy and Artistry: Rediscovering Dorothea Lange

Her indelible images came to represent the Great Depression. Now a revelatory exhibition at MoMA confirms her place in the pantheon of American photographers.
Tags: Art, Photography, News, Museum of Modern Art, Lange, Moma, Dorothea Lange, Dorothea


70’s Style And Soul: Amazing Candid Photographs Taken In Soul Clubs In Memphis And New York, 1973

David Reed/Getty Images These candid photographs, taken in Soul clubs in Memphis and New York, are the work of photographer David Reed. Still working today, Reed was first commissioned by the UK’s Sunday Times Magazine in 1969, and worked for them continuously until 1990. h/t: vintag.es, retronaut David Reed/Getty Images Reed was also a regular contributor both to Nova Magazine... Source
Tags: Photography, Fashion, Music, UK, New York, Design, Retro, Memphis, 1970s, Reed, David Reed, Sunday Times Magazine, David Reed Getty Images Reed


Gordon Parks: Muhammad Ali

A compilation of both well-known and unpublished photos, Gordon Parks: Muhammad Ali, as the title simply implies, focuses on two instances where the incredible photojournalist (and author, director, and composer) profiled the prolific boxer. In 1966, Parks covered Ali for Life Magazine. In 1970, the pair reconnected for a feature in The Great American Magazine. Intimate and incredibly artistic, the photographed moments represent pivotal points for …
Tags: Photos, Books, Photography, Design, Sports, Boxing, Muhammad Ali, Ali, Boxers, Sports Photography, Steidl, GORDON PARKS, Great American Magazine Intimate


Beyond Frieze: Art Highlights in LA

Site-specific installations, large-scale sculpture, surreal digital self-portraits and other must-see work In a few days, Los Angeles will briefly become the center of the art world. With art fairs Frieze, Felix and Art Los Angeles Contemporary in Hollywood and Spring Break in DTLA, the weekend of 14 February is slated to be an exciting one for art enthusiasts. But LA is an art-centric city all year, and …
Tags: Art, Photography, Hollywood, Design, Exhibits, La, Los Angeles, Culture, Sculpture, Exhibitions, Illustrations, Performance, Paintings, Portraits, Art Festivals, Art Fairs


How Dorothea Lange Defined the Role of the Modern Photojournalist

She created one of the most enduring images of the 20th century, but she also created a new model for her discipline.
Tags: Art, Photography, News, California, Museum of Modern Art, Lange, Dorothea Lange, Dorothea, Recession and Depression, Migrant Labor (Agriculture, Farm Security Administration, Great Depression (1930's, spon=Twomens2020


Dutch Photographer Documents Eccentric Costumed Motorbike Taxi Drivers In Nairobi

Ghost Rider Imagine calling for a ride on a busy day and a furious bike emerges leaving a veil of dust behind as if you are in a real-life scene from Mad Max. Sounds like a dream? Well, not if you order an African-style uber boda boda. More: Jan Hoek, Instagram, Now Look Here h/t: boredpanda Lion Rider This urban means of transportation relates to motorcycle taxi riders commonly found in East... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Africa, Motorbike, Taxi, Nairobi, Jan Hoek Instagram


Ballerina And Flowers A Photo Series About The Resemblance Of The Two Elegances

Yulia Artemyeva, a photographer from Nizhny Novgorod, in her series of black and white photographs “Ballerina and Flowers” compares two embodiments of fragility and gracefulness. Comparison of women with flowers is not a new motif in European and Asian culture. Nature creates perfect forms that inspire artists. In this series of photographs, the author captured a moment when the... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Russia, Flowers, Nizhny Novgorod, Ballerina, Yulia Artemyeva


Lisbon's outdoor art gallery – in pictures

Street art has transformed Quinta do Mocho, an area once plagued by crime and unemployment Continue reading...
Tags: Art, Europe, Photography, World news, Culture, Art and design, Portugal, Street Art, Lisbon, Quinta, Mocho


Japanese Photographer Shows The Otherworldly Beauty Of Nara Prefecture In Serendipitous Scene

Nori Yuasa is a photographer based in Hyogo, but this shot was taken in Nara prefecture, the famous home of roaming deer. This photo shows the stunning natural beauty of the area. In his caption he describes the lucky coincidences that led to this perfect shot. Firstly that no one else was around, secondly that thick fog and strong winds created an eerie atmosphere. For just a moment the fog... Source
Tags: Photography, Japan, Design, Night, Nara, Hyogo, Nara Prefecture, Way, Milky, Nori Yuasa


20 Amazing Photos Of A Young And Hot Axl Rose In The 1980s

It’s hard to believe it now, but there was a time when Axl Rose was on top of the world. Axl Rose was born William Bruce Rose Jr. on February 6, 1962, in Lafayette, Indiana. He eventually moved to California, working odd jobs and playing in bands until the formation of Guns N’ Roses in the mid-1980s. Rose was frequently in trouble with the police and spent time in jail on charges of public... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, California, Retro, Young, Axl Rose, 1980s, Rose, Axl, Lafayette Indiana, William Bruce Rose Jr


“We, Women,” a Photo Project by Women and Gender Non-Conforming Artists

On Kickstarter now, the project amplifies art with underlying messages of activism Presented by United Photo Industries and Women Photograph, We, Women funds and catalogs photo projects by women and gender non-conforming artists and photojournalists that address social, economic, racial, and political issues. For an industry with below average gender representation (just 15% of photojournalists are women, and 87% of the pieces in permanent collections …
Tags: Photos, Art, Photography, Gender, Politics, Design, Activism, Prints, Culture, Social Issues, Photographers, Kickstarter, Photojournalism, Gender Parity, United Photo Industries, Photo Prints


These 12 Pictures Of Building Compositions Won The 2019 Art Of Building Photography Competition

8220;Fish” By Pedro Luis Ajuriaguerra Saiz, Winner Of The Judge’s Prize Pedro Luis Ajuriaguerra Saiz/CIOB Art comes in many shapes and sizes, whether it’s visual, aural or experiential, digital or physical, written or drawn—the list can be as extensive as human imagination and ambition is. And then there’s art inside art, a sort of combined art (artception… no? Source
Tags: Art, Photography, Design, Architecture, Contest, Pedro Luis Ajuriaguerra Saiz


The Passion Of Trees In Pictures By Iranian Photographer Ali Shokri

To me, each tree, like a human-being, has a tale to tell. When a tree dies, a whole story is interrupted, a destiny is altered for the worse. I feel as if the trees, bundled at the back of trucks, are cursing us with their broken hands, wounded faces, and severed roots. Perhaps this is how we are led towards damnation, little by little stripped of our humanity, when man’s “abounding foliage... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Winter, Trees, Landscapes, Ali Shokri


Shortlist Photographs Of The 2020 Bird Photographer Of The Year Competition

Burning Pavel Chekanov/Bird Photographer of the Year The prestigious Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) announced the shortlist photographs of the 2020 BPOTY competition. This is the fifth year of this competition. There are five categories like Birds in the Environment, Birds in Flight, Bird Behaviour, Best Portrait, and Garden and Urban Birds. There are 15,000 images submitted by... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Birds, Contest, Pavel Chekanov Bird Photographer, Environment Birds


The International Landscape Photographer Of The Year Winners Show All The Beauty In The World Around Us

The International Landscape Photographer of the Year (ILPOTY) has announced the winners of the 2019 contest. Both professional and amateur photographers from all over the globe posted their photos, and the best of the best have been selected. From vast spaces to abstract patterns, the winning photos show the immense beauty of the world that surrounds us. In 2019, photographers submitted their work... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Landscapes, Contest, Winners



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