Krista Byrd

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Gorgeous Landscapes Reveal the Idyllic Tranquility of Japan

Photographer Hidenobu Suzuki has captured the idyllic landscapes of Japan in a remarkably tranquil light. Between the quiet foggy rivers, peaceful rice fields, and twilight at Mt. Fuji, there's something for everyone who's looking for a visually relaxing utopia. “My photographs are like Japanese …

Awesome Portraits of Westminster's Best of Breed

<b>Sunny Bear the Pyrenean Shepherd</b><p>On Tuesday, a small black affenpinscher with the most awesome name, Banana Joe, won the prestigious Best in Show award at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. He beat out more than 2,700 for the coveted title. The annual show brought out dogs from 187 …

Expressive Dog Portraits Capture the Soulful Essence of Man's Best Friend

While many pet photographers take portraits highlighting the outer beauty of canine companions, photographer Anne Geier captures something a little more–the intangible essence of man's best friend. She also showcases the grace of a canine's soul. Amidst the enchanting, Austrian wilderness, the …

Funny Portraits of Wet Dogs by Sophie Gamand

“Wet Dog is a series on dogs being washed during their grooming sessions. The way the water plays with their hair in a very painterly manner, and their facial expressions as the water is poured on them creates striking portraits that resemble famous humans or important characters. The dogs become …

Striking Self Portraits by Kyle Thompson

These days, you don't have to go very far to find inspiration, particularly if you're an aspiring photographer. Like many before him, 20-year-old Kyle Thompson cites fellow Flickr photographer Alex Stoddard (and My Modern Met favorite) as one of his own.<p>Thompson takes self-portraits up a notch with …

Wonderfully Witty Dog Portraits by Ron Schmidt

Though we've seen a lot of dog portraits in our time (see here, here and here) these might just take the cake as the most creative ever.<p>Ron Schmidt is the person behind the company Loose Leashes, an online shop where he sells funny prints of our furry friends in wonderfully witty scenarios. Dog …

22-Year-Old's Incredibly Artistic Self-Portraits

<b>Prejudice</b><p>Though Budapest, Hungary-based photographer Noell S. Oszvald currently has only 22 total photos on her Flickr page, they're all so incredibly powerful, you could spend hours looking at each one. The 22-year-old started taking photos a little over a year ago, though you wouldn't know that …

Eye-Opening Portraits of People Living in Cramped Capsule Hotels Hidden in Tokyo

Photographer Won Kim took up residence in a tiny, hidden Tokyo hotel to capture portraits of the backpackers living there for his <i>Enclosed: Living Small</i> series. “This diminutive, bare-bones hotel takes up one floor of an office building,” Kim wrote on his website. “It is composed of a few hallways, …

Hilarious and Heartwarming Dog Portraits

Photographer Gerrard Charles Gethings has a rare gift. He has the ability to capture the individual personalities of dogs with a quick push of a button. Set against a minimal background, he lets them shine in a way that never feels contrived and, instead, always feels honest.<p>Last year, Gethings …