Michael Webb

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Hypnotic Book Surveys The Natural Beauty Of Wild Bird Feathers

Welcome to nature's canvas.<p>A riddle: What’s as intricate as a thumbprint, but as bright as an emerald?<p>You might’ve guessed a pair of gleaming green eyes, or a leaf in early spring. But you probably didn’t guess another product of nature that’s less often the subject of poetic musings: a bird’s …

Birds

Incredibly powerful portraits of acid attack victims win grand prize

Iranian photographer Asghar Khamseh has been named L'Iris d'Or Photographer of the Year in the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards for his incredibly …

yamaha 04GEN concept scooter

may 02, 2018<p>at the drone racing league (DRL) headquarters in manhattan, ryan gury, sat in front of me with a little, polygon drone beside him.<p>at the …

Design

Northern lights, blood moons and brilliant stars - in pictures

• Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>Some of the best entries so far in the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. There are two weeks left to enter, and the winners will be announced in September<p>Aurora over Laksvatn Fjord, Laksvatn, Norway

Northern Lights

Macro monsters: Jumping spiders up close, in pictures

Insects

The most beautiful underwater photographs you'll see all year

Scuba Diving

Top 20 Wildlife Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, in which we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

Ice Age

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

Top 6 Must-See Sky Events for 2016

Get a sneak peek at the best skywatching sights of the new year.<p>Among other celestial delights, the upcoming year may be best remembered for a planetary disappearing act and a Martian close-up.<p>Mars will be at its biggest and brightest in May, and then in the fall will appear to pass close to a …

Heartwarming Photos of the Amazing Friendship Between a Dog and an Owl

Dogs may be man's best friend, but Ingo the shepherd dog's special buddy is Poldi, a little owl who loves to pose for pictures and cozy up to his canine pal. Germany-based animal photographer and collage artist Tanja Brandt documents their unlikely friendship in heartwarming portraits that show the …

Pets

Beginners, Try These 4 Tips to Help You Shoot Like the Pros

There exists in society an unfortunate idea that gear is the chief distinction between a professional and an amateur photographer. Sure, there may be …

How to Capture Higher Resolution Photos with Your Ordinary DSLR

Ever wish you could get hi-res, super-crisp, print-worthy images on your point-and-shoot or not-so-professional DSLR? Check out this panorama …

Photography Tips

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

Enchanting Photos of Autumnal Forests by a Wandering Photographer

There is nothing quite like a long walk through the woods to clear the mind, particularly in the crisp autumn air when the leaves have transformed into vibrant variations of red and orange. Thankfully, photographer Janek Sedlr captures the profound beauty of the forest in its most stunning state. …

Photography

Lost Weather Balloon GoPro Found 2 Years Later with Grand Canyon ‘Money Shot’

Back in 2013, five friends in Arizona decided to capture some photos and video from the edge of space by sending a GoPro up on a weather balloon. The …

Grand Canyon

Extraordinary Images Capture the Spirit of America’s ‘Dirt Meridian’

For New York City-based photographer Andrew Moore, the flat and dry landscape of the 100th meridian— the line of longitude that splices the United …

GIFs Reveal the Visually Satisfying Process of a Hand-Lettering Expert

Despite the evolution of typography, with the advent of technology and various software, UK-based graphic designer Seb Lester proves that the art of hand-lettering is not dead. The artist's experience and skill with simple tools like calligraphy pens and paper leave digital renderings unnecessary. …

Typography

Crow Takes a Joyride on an Unsuspecting Eagle's Back

When bird photographer Phoo Chan first noticed a crow flying overhead, he was astonished by an unusual turn of events. Within moments, the photographer witnessed the sight of a crow landing on the back of an eagle and, luckily, captured this bizarre joyride. Browsing through the unexpected series …

Birds

Bench-Go-Round

The Bench Go Round re-imagines public seating to create playful connection between strangers. It was commissioned for the Market Street Prototyping …

Woodworking

Here's what people eat for breakfast around the world

But breakfast foods vary wildly from place to place.<p>Inspired by a HostelBookers.com post by Victoria Philpott and a Quora post, we took a look at some classic breakfast choices from countries around the world.<p>Whether it's bread and cold cuts in Germany or baked cheese pancakes in Russia, each …

15 Photos that Capture the Magic of Aviation

Human flight is a modern-day miracle. One day we were staring at the birds longing for their high-flying freedom; the next a pair of brothers were …

Photography

If it flew 100 years ago, it will fly again: the 1916 warplane built from drawings

A 93-year-old is among 13 volunteers constructing a replica of the pioneering 1½ Strutter, which they hope will be airborne next year to mark its centenary<p>In a ramshackle air hangar in a windswept field on the east coast of Scotland, Bernard Ginty, 83, is frowning in concentration at an intricate …

Aviation

14 Useful Podcasts for Photographers

A podcast could be the best way to learn something new. Curious as to why I’m saying that?<p>Because the length of podcasts are usually pretty short …

Self-improvement

Man Shaves off Half His Beard and Creatively Fills It in with Amusing Objects

So Paolo-based photographer and art director Adriano Alarcon can grow quite a beard, and he spent four months cultivating his facial hair before shaving exactly half of it off. It's an unconventional move to say the least, but one that was well worth it. His photo project called <i>Fifty Fifty Selfie</i> …

Barbershops

Vincent Laforet’s Aerial Shots Of Trains Look Like Abstract Art

When General Electric debuted a new lower-emissions locomotive, the company commissioned Pulitzer Prize-winning aerial photographer Vincent Laforet to take some glamour shots. The results are industrial porn at its most artful.<p>Taken from a helicopter hovering in tandem with the moving Tier 4 train …

Magnificent Photos of Pigeons in Flight by David Stephenson

To many people, pigeons are a commonplace bird viewed more or less as part of an urban park landscape. But to photojournalist David Stephenson, they are graceful, intriguing, and the subject of his new series <i>Homing Pigeon Collection</i>. A lifelong pigeon enthusiast, Stephenson has been raising the …

Birds

Street Art That Only Appears When It Rains

Now this is a fun idea we can get behind! Instead of sulking because it's raining outside, why not discover some hidden street art? Seattle, a city that's known for its rain, is now the place where you can find this rain-activated art, or what creator Peregrine Church calls “rainworks.” Using …

Streetwear