Ionut Popescu

30 Flips | 1 Magazine | 4 Likes | 2 Following | 6 Followers | @ionucp | Art Director based in Romania. @ionucp in Instagram and Twitter. You can find my work here: https://www.behance.net/ionucp

Danger zone

Project info<p>It has now been over a year since the Supertyphoon Haiyan, the most devastating storm in the history of the Phillippines, swept across Tacloban. Though a year has passed, debris still remain.<p>Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest cyclone ever recorded, with an estimate of 4.1 million people …

Natural Disasters

Imagini noi - Cutremurul din 1940 - Blocul Carlton

Publicam in premiera imagini fotografiate in timpul operatiunilor de salvare ce au avut loc dupa cutremurul din noiembrie 1940, pe locul Blocului …

One of the World's Only Globe-Making Studios Celebrates the Ancient Art of Handcrafted Globes

A globe is the only “true” representation of the world that doesn't distort the shape or the size of the earth's features. Terrestrial (showing a map of the world) and celestial (showing the apparent positions of the stars in the sky) globes are known to have been made since the mid-2nd century …

I Document My Kids Spending Idyllic Summers Without Computers

Once again I wanted to present my series that I have been creating since 2012. I capture my children and their cousins during the holidays in the …

Kids

How I Accidentally Captured the ISS in a Self Portrait

This past weekend, Perseid meteor shower were predicted along with a very clear night. This is quite rare in the Netherlands so I decided to head out …

Photography

What it’s like to be a professional Instagrammer

Cory Staudacher<p>When Cole Rise and his girlfriend made a recent trip to Nicaragua, they weren't planning on staying at their hotel for free. But the …

Guillaume Lachapelle’s Mirrored Dioramas Create the Illusion of Infinite Space | Colossal

<p>Canadian artist Guillaume Lachapelle explores the infinite in this series of mysterious 3D printed dioramas titled Visions. Sitting atop pedestals …

How Destroying My New $1600 L-Lens Made My Month

<i>Editor’s Note: This piece is syndicated from Marius Vieth’s blog. It and the images here are used with permission.</i><p>THE MOMENT OF HORROR<p>No. No. Please, …

Here's a Quick Tour of the Kiev 88 Medium Format SLR

For medium format photographers who primarily shoot with film, we all know about the Kiev 88. Love them or hate them, they were Russian clones of …

Stainless: Mesmerizing Super Slow-Motion Footage of People Waiting for the Subway

Slow motion video is often mesmerizing, whether it shows creamer being poured ever so luxuriously into coffee, or a dog shaking off water. But the …

NASA completes Pluto flyby and posts high-res surface photo on Instagram

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has completed its flyby of Pluto, shooting past the celestial body at around 28,000 mph at 4:49 a.m. PDT.<p>This first high-res photo was beamed back as the spacecraft approached its closest position to Pluto, captured at around 1 p.m. PDT on July 13, or 16 hours before …

Solar System

Waking Images from Dreams - Photographs and text by Kumi Oguro | LensCulture

I am intrigued by the images of our dreams just before awakening: it is difficult to find the logic there, there is nothing to indicate time, the space is indeterminate. In my work, I try to create an atmosphere that is quite close to those dream images.<p>During the shooting, everything seems to be …

Dolls

Decadence

Behind The Lens: David Uzochukwu's Surreal World Explores Vulnerability

David Uzochukwu started photography at a young age, picking up a camera at only twelve years old. Now, at sixteen, this self-taught Belgium-based photographer boasts a portfolio full of surreal worlds and conceptual stories. It's hard to believe, but David learned photography simply by using …

UrbEx Photographer Explores Some of Europe’s Abandoned Places During 22k Mile Road Trip

Child Dream<p>Ever since he was a teenager, Franco-German photographer David de Rueda has practiced urban exploration. Traveling on adventures to seek …

The Sun-Blaster: How to Build a Powerful DIY 1000W-Equivalent LED Light for $40

Want a portable and powerful LED light for illuminating your shots? The “Sun-Blaster” is a 1000 watt equivalent LED flashlight that you can build …

DIY

Products

Contact us, we will advise you on the right product for your needs.<p>The following information defines how CoeLux S.r.l. (“CoeLux”) will collect and …

These Beautiful 3D Topographies Rendered by Lee Griggs Look Like Weather Patterns and Ocean Floors | Colossal

<p>Madrid-based 3D artist Lee Griggs created some fascinating topographical illustrations using 3D animation and rendering software Maya Xgen and …

Imaginative Industrial Flying Machines Made From Cardboard by Daniel Agdag | Colossal

<p>If you want to create detailed and imaginative flying machine sculptures that look like they’re about to take flight, cardboard is hardly the …

Designer Hilla Shamia Fuses Cast Aluminum and Tree Trunks to Create One-of-a-Kind Furniture Pieces | Colossal

<p>Product designer Hilla Shamia has developed a novel way to meld poured aluminum with irregularly shaped wood pieces to create sleek tables and …

Marilyn Myller: A New Stop-Motion Animation Made with Styrofoam Puppets and Long-Exposure Light Effects by Mikey Please | Colossal

<p>Animator and director Mikey Please of Parabella Animation Studio just released his latest stop-motion animation project, Marilyn Miller. The film …

Artist Isaac Cordal Leaves Miniature Cement Skeletons on the Streets of Mexico | Colossal

<p>Artist Isaac Cordal (previously) is well-known for his creation and placement of miniature cement figures in public places around the world as part …

Motion Silhouette: An Interactive Shadow Picture Book | Colossal

<p>Motion Silhouette is an interactive Japanese children’s book by Megumi Kajiwara and Tathuhiko Nijima that includes pop-up silhouettes in-between …

Layered Glass Table Concept Creates a Cross-Section of the Ocean | Colossal

<p>We’ve seen no shortage of projects using layers of glass to simulate bodies of water the last few days. First we had glass sculptures by Ben Young, …

The Cloud: An Interactive Thunderstorm in Your House | Colossal

<p>Multidisciplinary designer Richard Clarkson experiments with products, lights, and furniture in time split between his New York and New Zealand …

Table Topography: Wood Furniture Embedded with Glass Rivers and Lakes by Greg Klassen | Colossal

<p>Furniture maker Greg Klassen builds intricately designed tables and other objects embedded with glass rivers and lakes. Inspired by his surroundings …

Miniature Medieval Interiors Carved into Raw Marble Blocks by Mathew Simmonds | Colossal

<p>Favored for its translucency and durability, marble has been the material of choice for sculptors beginning with the early Greek masters. And their …

Sheets of Glass Cut into Layered Ocean Waves by Ben Young | Colossal

<p>Self-taught artist Ben Young is a man of many exceptional talents from surfing and skateboarding to repairing furniture and working full-time as a …