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Photo Series: Art of Farmland, A Journey into Abstract Realism

When you hear the word, “farmlands”, I’m quite certain you won’t picture these images in your head. In these beautiful, if not ethereal landscape …

How to Create this "Fight Club" Inspired Portrait using One Light

By Gina Milicia – author of our brand new Portrait Lighting eBook. Welcome to Fight Club. The first rule of Fight Club is: you do not talk about …

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How to Become Internet Famous for $68

<i>This story was written by Kevin Ashton</i><p>Santiago Swallow may be one of the most famous people no one has heard of.<p>His eyes fume from his Twitter …

Camping Retreat: Drew House by Simon Laws / Anthill Constructions

Drew House is a weekend retreat meant to reflect the times the homeowners spent camping in their youth, so Simon Laws of Anthill Constructions broke …

Living Rooms

Fantastic Photo Manipulations and Digital Recreations of Nature

Throughout the years, I've found myself drawn to photo manipulations or digitally enhanced images that ride that fine line between reality and fantasy. They're the ones where you have to take a few extra seconds to really decide, for yourself, if what you're seeing could actually exist in nature. …

Digital Art

Fake It 'Til You Make It: What Came Before Photoshop

The term "Photoshopping" has these days become synonymous with photo manipulation. But the practice is much older than the computer software — about as old as photography itself.<p>An exhibition now on display at Washington, D.C.'s National Gallery of Art is exploring just that: The collaging, …

20 Photos from the Woods by Andrew Evans

Andrew Evans is a self taught, 26-year-old photographer who currently lives in Kent, England. He loves incorporating sunrises, vivid color, and …

Bringing Them Back to Life

The revival of an extinct species is no longer a fantasy. But is it a good idea?<p><b>On July 30, 2003, a team of Spanish and French scientists reversed time. They brought an animal back from extinction, if only to watch it become extinct again.</b> The animal they revived was a kind of wild goat known as a</i> …

Long Exposure Tree Landscapes by Pierre Pellegrini | Colossal

<p>Swiss photographer Pierre Pellegrini shoots some phenomenal long-exposure photographs of trees. The strong perspective and foggy atmosphere …

Behance

The Airship Club That Might Never Have Existed

In the 1960s, a house in Houston caught on fire. In the aftermath, a set of 12 scrapbooks were discovered. They depicted a society, the Sonora Aero Club, that had all but disappeared from history, if it was ever there at all.<p>It was the time of Gold Rush, and people of every nationality were pouring …

5 Micro Guest House Design Ideas

When designing their home, most people have in mind their own comfort and well as their guests’. So unless the space is a problem, most homes would …

Green Roofs

Irving Harper: Works in Paper | Colossal

<p>Irving Harper: Works In Paper is a new book from Skira Rizzoli that collects the paper works of industrial designer Irving Harper. Harper worked as …

Emperor Penguins, Antarctica

The Most Beautiful Cherry Blossoms Around the World

One of the best known symbols of spring in Japan are the magnificent pink Japanese cherry trees, also called sakura. Starting in mid-March, the …

From NASA’s Archives, 50 Amazing Photos Of The Apollo Moon Missions

We pay homage to the Apollo missions with the best of NASA’s deep archives.<p>In May of 1961, President John F. Kennedy made a promise to put a man on the Moon–and return him back safely–by the end of the decade. Somehow, it worked.<p>Over 50 years later, it’s easy to forget how ambitious Kennedy’s …

Space Science

Free at Last: The Robert Redford Story

He's always been obsessed with the American way of winning and losing, the blessing also being the curse. It's the subject of much of his career and the substance of much of his life. PLUS: The Exclusive Never-Before-Seen Photos of Redford from 1959<p><i>Published in the April 2013 issue</i><p><b>The war is over,</b> …

Gold Rush

See Asia’s Most Creative Advertising Work

An animated viral smash about death and a solar stunt were among the top winners at last week’s annual Asia Pacific Advertising Festival in Thailand, celebrating the best creative work from across the region.<p>From 3,507 entries, jurors, led by Graham Fink, CCO of Ogilvy & Mather China, gave out …

28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

I want to go to there.

Yellowstone National Park

WVIL, A Glimpse At The Future Of Photography After Cameras Die [Video]

With pro-level digital cameras continually shrinking, and cellphone cameras getting better, WVIL images a future when the two finally merge.<p>As digital cameras have outgrown their bulky origins and continued to miniaturize, some photographers and cinematographers joke that soon the “camera” itself …

Cameras

33 Amazing Plates Of Food

How can you just sit there chewing, content with your sad, conformist sandwich? You could be turning your food into ART.

Ice Cream

If You Think China's Air Is Bad, You Should See The Water

REUTERS/China Daily The unhealthy smog that settled over Beijing earlier this year, capturing international media attention, is not the only visible sign of China's rapid economic growth and the resulting environmental hazards.<p>Countless rivers and lakes have also been contaminated by nearby …

China

Gorgeous Grimm: 130 Years of Brothers Grimm Visual Legacy

The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm, part of UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register for the preservation of cultural documents, have been delighting and terrifying children since 1812, transfixing generations of parents, psychologists, and academics. <b>The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm</b> (<i>public</i> …

Speaking in Whistles: The Whistled Language of Oaxaca, Mexico

Whistled language is a rare form of communication that can be mostly found in locations with isolating features such as scattered settlements or …

H.P. Lovecraft’s Advice to Aspiring Writers: Timeless Counsel from 1920

<i>“If there is a magic in story writing,”</i> Steinbeck admonished, <i>“and I am convinced there is, no one has ever been able to reduce it to a recipe that can be passed from one person to another.”</i> And yet, famous advice on writing abounds.<p>In January of 1920, iconic science fiction and fantasy author <b>H. P.</b> …

Is Most Contemporary Literary Fiction Really Terrible?

I hear this complaint a lot, and it's just been repeated on Salon.com.<p>Is it true?<p>I guess it depends on what you're reading. I just finished Laura Kasischke's poetic, engrossing novel <i>The Raising</i>, set on an elite college campus. Her characters are vivid, her style poetic, her plotting skills …

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