Maria Makurat

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Lost Spring

The relentless passing of the seasons fascinates and affects me deeply.<p>When the harsh winter takes over, my soul feels lost. Only those little …

Ethnography

Posing To Perfection - 10 Crucial Steps To Pose A Model

As photographers we face challenges day in and day out, but one of the toughest facets of the job is posing our subject. Regardless of experience, …

Annie Leibovitz

Photographs of Sunsets as Reflected through Shattered Mirrors by Bing Wright | Colossal

<p><i>Broken Mirror/Evening Sky</i> is a series of images by New York photographer Bing Wright who captured the reflections of sunsets on shattered mirrors. …

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JR x New York City Ballet Art Series

JR teams up with the New York City Ballet on the second presentation of Art Series. Known for his large-scale portrait photographs presented as …

Art

When Street Art Infiltrates The Ballet World, The Results Are Pure Magic

The New York City Ballet has developed a crush on the contemporary art world, and we couldn't be happier about it.<p>Last year the dance institution invited Brooklyn-based duo FAILE to liven up the 2013 season's repertory with its very own ballet-inspired exhibition. And this year the NYCB is …

Check Out This Beautiful Installation by JR at the NYC Ballet, Lincoln Center

World-renowned street artist JR, whose global art project Inside Out has been going on for three years at this point, is collaborating with the New …

The Arts

Eye-popping ballet: JR's NYCB installation

New York City Ballet invited the French artist JR to work with the company's dancers and create an art installation. Here are the stunning results

35 Colorful Collection of Holi Photos

The Festival of colors, joy of humanity spread across in flying colors all around. The very objective of celebrating Holi-the festival of colors is …

How to sell photos online, in print and in ways you never dreamed of

If you’ve been taking pictures for a few years your hard drive is probably over-flowing with images of all types. Whatever subjects you choose to …

Lessons in Spring Layering: 5 Outfit Ideas From the Street-Style Pros in Europe

Just when you think spring is finally here, the weather gods pull another fast one on us. Looks like you'll have to keep your cold-weather gear around for a bit longer, but there are chic and easy ways to mix in those spring pieces you're dying to wear. So let's take a look at what the jet-setters …

Dogs Photobomb Celebrity Photos to Help Boost Pet Adoption

Over the years, we've seen a lot of artists and photographers do some highly creative things to raise the awareness of shelter animals and to help find them homes. Theron Humphrey (of Maddie on Things) is shooting <i>Why We Rescue</i>, Shannon Johnstone is behind <i>Landfill Dogs</i>, and Sarolta Ban just started</i> …

Pets

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Bloomed Joyride by Eugenia Loli on Flickr

Cool Cat by StephiGraffink on Flickr

Fascinating Photos of New York City in the Early 1980s

<i>New York Up & Down</i> is a fascinating series by now octogenarian Frank Horvat that shows us what a major metropolis looked like back in the early 1980s. Shot between 1982 and 1986, the street images, all taken with a Nikon SLR camera with Ektachrome, captures New York City in a raw and gritty way. …

New York City

Western Europe's Mild March Has Led to an Air Quality Crisis in France

The World’s Most Talented Barista Is Drawing This Year’s Best Picture Nominees In Coffee

Mike Breach, barista extraordinaire, is stepping up his game as the Academy Awards approach. He’s in the process of “painting” this year’s Best Picture nominees — in lattes. So far he’s finished <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, <i>Gravity</i>, <i>Her</i>, and <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> (see below).<p>Lest you think this is all just …

Your Entryway Needs this DIY Calendar Work Station

Image Courtesy Chelsey Andrews<p>In just a few short weeks the official start to fall will be here. That means school starting, less vacation, and less …

Crafting

Make It Modern: DIY Copper Geometric Pendant Lamp

I’ve been swooning over all the copper fixtures I’ve seen recently, but each one I fall for ends up being out of my price range, so I decided to give …

DIY

President Obama Shops at The Gap; Vanessa Friedman Joins 'The New York Times'

<b>President Obama Shops at the Gap:</b> When President Obama arrived in New York City Tuesday afternoon, there was a lot of national business to attend …

Tactile electronic cat whiskers could help robots 'feel' their surroundings

Nanotechnology researchers from the Berkeley Lab and the University of California Berkeley have developed highly tactile sensors that that work like …

The Weight-Loss Pill That Turns Into a Balloon to Fill One's Stomach

A novel treatment in clinical trials<p>This is the Obalon system. It is a pill that has a balloon inside. Obalon is a weight-loss device, marketed as an alternative to bariatric surgery, that claims to help people eat less and "push back from the table sooner."<p>Obalon begins to work when you swallow …

These 3-D Printed Covers Make Prosthetics Stylish

Making prosthetics something to show off to the world, not something to hide.<p>A typical prosthetic leg looks pretty utilitarian–a thin metal or carbon fiber pylon rod that, unsurprisingly, many amputees would rather hide under clothing than show off. But why shouldn’t prosthetics look as good as any …

3D Printing

Anatomical Collages by Travis Bedel | Colossal

<p>Mixed media artist Travis Bedel creates stunning collages that merge anatomical imagery with illustrations from science guides and textbooks. You …