Seattle artist Bridget Beth Collins forages for her own art supplies and then uses these materials to create Mother Nature-inspired works of art. “I love to adventure into the wildflower woodlands, mossy
Guess what’s for dinner? This amazing capture of a snake devouring a frog, by photographer Nicolas Reusens, is just one of sixty incredible photos that have been selected as finalists in Smithsonian.com’s
While levitation photography is nothing new, Taiwanese-French-American photographer Mickael Jou’s self-portraits of himself leaping through the air are exceptionally elegant feats of movement and grace.
The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries.
Over the course of history, certain iconic photographs have become an integral part of our collective, cultural memory. Steve McCurry’s “Afghan Girl,” Jeff Widener’s “Tank Man,” and Nick Ut’s “Napalm in
A photo essay documents the challenges and joys of balancing work and motherhood while wearing tutus and tiaras. Juggling work and motherhood is difficult in most professions, but it can be especially
Our experts offer a guide to 10 of the best places and cities to visit in England for family holidays and couples, and the best hotels to stay when there, in locations including Yorkshire, Cornwall, Lake
Home to abundant waterfalls, mountains, volcanoes, fields, and glaciers, Iceland is a photographer’s dream come true. Mechanical engineer and photographer Skarpi Thrainsson, who was born and raised in
Russian photographer Margarita Kareva brings fairytales and other magical stories to life in her gorgeous fine-art portraiture. With the goal of weaving fictional narratives that fall outside the realm
Finland-based photographer Konsta Punkka has an extraordinary gift with animals, as can be seen from his close interactions with wildlife captured on camera. The 21-year-old self-described “squirrel whisperer”
For 2015, artist Carne Griffiths is back with a stunning new series of portraits made with just tea and ink. Newest of all is Tempest, a gorgeous portrait dripping with a rainbow of ink colors (see above).
What could be more appealing than a row of beautiful houses in a picture-perfect setting? Caroline McGhie explores the country’s roads to happiness In the pursuit of wealth, status and privacy, we sometimes
Dior: Models on safari In Dior’s great salon, tropical Africa mounts the mantelpiece in florists’ jungles of palms and ferns and monkey puzzles. The model girls stalk through on swift safari. Their suits
TravelIntelligent Travel Planes, trains, and automobiles certainly provide travelers with an edge when it comes to getting the most mileage out of Europe’s dreamy, castle-flecked landscapes. But there’s
We’re in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We’ve looked through the web and we’ve found photo after photo of photographers
Back in October 2012, we introduced you to Adonna Khare, the winner of ArtPrize 2012, the world’s largest open art competition with a $200,000 prize. The elementary school art teacher turned stay-at-home
Olafur Eliasson’s colorful glass tunnel comes to life when you stroll through it one way, but if you look back over your shoulder, the panels appear black. The mesmerizing, kaleidoscope-like tunnel is
Travel A renowned travel writer told us where in the the world to find the top ten islands. From the National Geographic book The 10 Best of Everything Leslie Thomas is a successful writer in England been
After flying west, you wake early. For a night owl like me, this is a wonderful bonus. On my first morning in St Lucia, with my body clock five hours ahead of local time, I was wide-awake soon after 4am.
Photograph: Alamy The John Muir Trail in Yosemite national park. 276 http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/15/1421323152902/882af4d0-ce79-4a42-8005-9225032b84ce-460x276.jpeg
Scientists have renewed warnings about the future of the Great Barrier Reef with one prominent researcher recently declaring the natural wonder ‘almost dead’. But this isn't an isolated case. All around
We’re big fans of all things making, especially paper art. But when makers take on a daily challenge involving one of the most complex forms of the medium — origami — we have to stop and stare (in admiration,
Fresh, springy Dragon Well: a green tea to love. [Photographs: Max Falkowitz, unless otherwise noted] My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour