Category archives: Photography

The Majestic Power Of Ocean Waves By Luke Shadbolt

Australian photographer Luke Shadbolt has captured the ominous power of waves in his latest series, “Maelstrom.” Partially inspired by the volatile El Nino season of 2016, Shadbolt hasn’t revealed where these photos were taken, adding to the universality of the shots. He explains the series in the following way on his site:   Artist: Luke ShadboltWebsite | Facebook | Instagram    

Artist Adds Monsters To Everyday Life To Make It More Fun

For anyone who’s ever taken a photo, only to think, “this would be better with monsters trying to eat everyone,” you’re not alone.   Artist and Photographer Jasper St Aubyn West, also known as Tail Jar, took on a self-imposed sketch challenge to make the mundane scenes of everyday life a bit more interesting. And it involved drawing a lot more teeth.   West said the idea came to him […]

Incredible Photos Of Turkey that Look Straight From Inception

Dear Inception fans, “Flatland” is not a sequel, but it’s still quite fascinating. The digital series of Turkish artist Aydın Büyüktaş distorts the streets of Istanbul into a surreal cityscape to challenge viewer’s perspective.   “We live in places that most of the times don’t draw our attention, places that transform our memories, places that the artist gives another dimension,” says Büyüktaş. “These works aim to leave the viewer alone […]

Light-Painting: Traveling Around The World To Create Fantasy Portraits

Kim and Eric have been traveling around the globe with their light-painting tubes to create the below amazing visuals. They just released their behind-the-scenes video that shows exactly how these beautiful pictures have been created.     Artist: Kim Henry & Eric ParéWebsite | Facebook | Instagram (Kim) | Instagram (EriC) | Twitter | 500px        

2016 National Geographic "Travel Photographer of the Year" Contest

The National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest is currently taking submissions, with entries for the prestigious competition accepted until May 27, 2016. Here we were able to share some of the spectacular early submissions, images that range from lonely snow covered hills to jam-packed metropolises without room for green space. The grand prize winner of the contest will receive a seven-day Polar Bear Safari for two in Churchill, […]

Meet Smoothie, The World’s Most Photogenic Cat

As you can see from these pictures, Smoothie knows how to pose for the camera. Then again, it’s pretty easy for her. After all, while most of us have a best angle, EVERY angle is Smoothie’s best angle! With 175k followers and counting, Smoothie is the cat that Instagram was made for, so head on over to her popular page and join her legion of worshippers. As it says on […]

Mesmerizing Photography of Dubai by Abrar Mohsin

Today we take more pictures in every second than the entire generation took in the 18th century. Most of it finds its way either to social media or to digital junk. The reason we have so much of digital junk is because we have become mere picture takers and not story tellers.   Through this set of 6 images what we are trying to convey is the story of Dubai, […]

The Secret Life Of Superhero Toys By Edy Hardjo

Hrjoe Photography’s playful and expertly-executed photos prove that superhero action figures aren’t just for kids. Edy Hardjo, the photographer behind the project, uses detailed, high-quality action figures to put some of our favorite superheros into hilarious and sometimes compromising positions.   After putting the figures into their picture-perfect poses, he removes the stands he uses to prop them and some of the more obvious joints with Photoshop to make them […]

Travel The World In This Magnificent 4K Drone Video

Whilst getting lost in day to day life it can be easy to forget sometimes just how beautiful the world around us really is, luckily for us however there are people like Christian Grewe out there creating videos like this.   Called “AIRTime” and filmed in 4K with a drone these clips are the end result of a 80,000 km journey filmed across 12 countries over a period of 7 […]

Underwater Ink and Metal Photography by Alberto Seveso

Bristol-based illustrator and photographer Alberto Seveso (previously) just shared a new collection of underwater ink photographs titled Heavy Metals. Seveso achieves the ethereal forms in his photographs by mixing ink with metallic powders which are then suspended in different fluids. You can see more of his fluid-based photography and illustration in his portfolio.   Artist: Alberto SevesoWebsite | Facebook | Instagram  

Tutorial of the Week #15: Bringing Still Photographs to Life - Parallax Effect in Photography

The Parallax Effect is also known as the Ken Burns effect, which is named after the filmmaker who made this effect his signature visual style in his documentary films. This technique is a panning and zooming effect that is used to create something like a video from still images. The zooming and panning across photographs gives the feeling of motion, which keeps the viewer visually engaged.   Here is an […]

Unbelievable Collection of Photos that Shows Angle Is Everything

So many images are Photoshopped these days that it’s hard to know what to believe anymore. But you don’t need to be an editing wizard to mess with people’s perceptions of reality. All you need is a camera, some willing friends and an eye for obscure camera angles. And as you can see from this list compiled below, when those three simple ingredients are combined correctly, the end result can […]