Alyssa Brasko

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Magnificent Photographs of Japanese Cherry Blossoms Overlaid with Gold Dust

In the spring of 1598, the samurai warrior Toyotomi Hideyoshi, known as the second of Japan’s three “great unifiers,” ordered 700 cherry blossom …

Japan

Straightening Your Photo without a Horizon

Some photos don’t really help us out… they have no horizon to make sure the photos is straight. In this particular photo (below), it was rather …

Nature Photography

Pictures of the Week: 12.31.15

Jammu and Kashmir

New York in the rain, December 2015

Project info<p>I think a lot of photographers feel a significant frustration when the light changes in fall. I am no different. I somehow found joy in the photographing at night in the rain.

Antarctica - A Frozen Paradise

Gorgeous Dance Portraits By Russian Photographer Alexander Yakovlev

Studio-dance photographer <b>Alexander Yakovlev</b> from Russia is back with gorgeous portraits of professional dancers. Dynamic and powerful, his new photo …

LensCulture - Contemporary Photography

Just Released!<p>The Best of LensCulture, Vol 2<p>Here are 162 award-winning photographers you should know. These exciting contemporary photographers come from 38 countries on five continents, and they are making remarkable work right now in diverse cultures around the world. It’s fresh, inspiring, …

Photography

Leviathan

Project info<p>Leviathan is a marine creature which precede the creation of the world and is considered by certain religions as the personification of evil.<br>Of enormous proportion, part dragon, part snake, It is said that in the end of times his skin will shelter a great feast to the righteous and his …

A Camera Drone Flies Over New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Lima, Peru

When the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve in the capital city of Lima, Peru, things get crazy. People shoot fireworks high into the sky from …

Drones

Metamorphosis

Project info<p>‘’Leave’’ - is a representative word.<p>Things occurred, conversion is effected,<br>However, it is only a change in the form.<br>Still there, essentially.<p>Found the sense of security here which was lost for so many years in the past.<br>But lost my sense of belonging at the same time.<p>Nothing is …

Ice Pond

Project info<p>Influenced by Gregor Morandi, I sought a mirror of the world within the limits of an ice encrusted pond.

Stunning, Abstract Aerial Photos of a Beta Carotene Farm in Western Australia

The most intriguing part of Australian photographer Steve Back’s gorgeously graphic series <i>Hutt Lagoon</i> is that the bright pink-colored water is all …

Still

Scouting Barcelona Transfer Target Marcelo Brozovic

Barcelona are apparently looking to secure Inter Milan's Marcelo Brozovic in the summer, despite being able to sign players in the January transfer window, according to reports.<p>After 18 months of being unable to spend even a single euro on incoming transfers, the marketplace opens up to the …

USMNT Watch: Cameron and Howard Star on Boxing Day in Premier League

There may not have been many Americans playing across the world this weekend, but the ones who were turned in key performances for their respective sides.<p>During the busy Boxing Day slate of matches in the Premier League, Geoff Cameron and Tim Howard starred in victories by Stoke City and …

Real Madrid Transfer News: Latest on David De Gea and Jese Rodriguez Rumours

Speculation is afoot at Real Madrid, as the latest reports claim Los Blancos will return for David De Gea next summer while Jese Rodriguez's time at the club could finally be drawing to a close as Liverpool prepare a move.<p>Manchester United goalkeeper De Gea came close to joining Rafa Benitez's side …

Real Madrid Transfer News: Neymar 'Obsession' Reported, Top Los Blancos Rumours

Florentino Perez is reportedly hoping for "full-blown treason" from Barcelona's Neymar as he attempts to persuade the Brazilian to join Real Madrid.<p>In much the same way Luis Figo swapped the Camp Nou for the Bernabeu at the start of Perez's Galactico era in 2000's huge, £37 million deal, the …

Barcelona Transfer News: Antonio Candreva Enquiry Made, Latest Neymar Rumours

Barcelona have alerted Lazio to their interest in signing winger Antonio Candreva, but the club will have to pay a massive fee to sign the Italian. Plus, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is "obsessed" with signing rival star Neymar.<p>Italian website Cittaceleste.it reported Barcelona …

Soccer

Liverpool Transfer News: Latest on Leroy Sane, Martin Caceres, Top Reds Rumours

Liverpool's hopes of signing Schalke starlet Leroy Sane in January have been dashed after his agent ruled out a midseason switch, but the Reds can hold out hope of landing Juventus defender Martin Caceres.<p>Jurgen Milewski has "officially told" the Merseysiders he doesn't want to discuss Sane's …

Arsenal Transfer News: Javier Hernandez Eyes Premier League, Top Gunners Rumours

Arsenal are reportedly preparing a shock move for former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez as the Mexican star has hinted at wanting a move back to the Premier League.<p>Sources close to the player have reportedly indicated that he wants a chance to prove himself again in England despite the …

Arsenal Transfer News: Latest on Mohamed Elneny and Granit Xhaka Rumours

Arsenal are reportedly set to seal the signing of Basel midfielder Mohamed Elneny imminently, and he will be their only addition in the upcoming January transfer window.<p>According to Rob Draper in the <i>Mail on Sunday</i>, Elneny will cost £7 million and could complete his move to the Emirates Stadium in …

Ramifications For Major Players In FIFA Corruption Scandal

Eight-year suspensions were given last week for FIFA's top bosses, Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini. Carrie Kahn talks with author David Henry Sterry about the latest on FIFA's scandal plagued year.

Liverpool Transfer News: Fernando Muslera Targeted, Sam Byram Rumours

Galatasaray goalkeeper Fernando Muslera will reportedly be the subject of a January offer from Liverpool, according to reports.<p>Turkish outlet Kralspor (h/t Tom Olver of <i>Metro</i>) claims contact has already been made between the two clubs over a possible midseason move, with the Reds said to be willing …

United States defeats Canada 4-2 at World Junior Hockey Championship

Dylan Strome and his teammates know what they need to do: Shoot the puck.<p>Strome and Matt Barzal scored in Canada's 4-2 loss to the United States on Saturday in both teams' first preliminary round game of the world junior hockey championship.<p>Strome, who is Canada's top-line centre at the …

WATCH: Tom Brady gives 8-year-old cancer patient the greatest gift

Tom Brady invited a young cancer patient to come visit him on Saturday.<p>Before the New England Patriots left home for New York on Saturday, where …

Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls surprises little girl after seeing her freak out over getting his jersey

The "kid freaking out over gift" genre will be a video staple of Christmas forever, but one little girl got the surprise of a lifetime after getting her Thomas Rawls jersey.<p>The Seahawks running back was placed on injured reserve a little over a week ago, meaning the holiday season is especially …

Arsenal Transfer News: Latest Grzegorz Krychowiak Rumours

Arsenal have been linked with a £33 million bid for Sevilla's Grzegorz Krychowiak in the January transfer window. The move would solve the Gunners' injury issues in midfield and add some toughness and defensive resolve at the base of midfield.<p>Manager Arsene Wenger is apparently ready to pay a …

As Crosby, Ovechkin get older, a new wave of stars is catching up to them

Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Alex Ovechkin have been the best offensive players of their generation, but as they start to get into their late 20s …