Mira K. Chari

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20 awesome photos of extreme latte art

Recent surveys have even shown that some people are willing to pay more for an especially creative latte.<p>In August, the Journal of Sensory Studies published the findings of an online survey whose respondents were willing to pay up to 13% more for a cup of coffee with latte art than for a cup that …

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

[avocado-gallery ids=”308771,308762,308763,308764,308765,308766,308767,308768,308769,308770″]<p>A brilliant white lightning bolt strikes the Eiffel Tower in Paris. In Venice, Italy, a whale splashes joyfully through a street system made up of canals. In New York, an elephant is lifted high into the …

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Snoopy + Bamford Watch Department Rolex

When Bamford Watch Department announced their collaborative piece with pop art design house Rodnik Band—on the much-loved cartoon character Snoopy—word spread like wildfire. Bamford Watch Department chose a Rolex Datejust to customize for this special project. The collection—limited to just 25 …

Creative Compositing with Photoshop’s Layer Blending Modes

Photoshop’s layer blending modes can be perfect for creative compositing. Many interesting effects can be realized when blending two or more photos …

The Crystalline Series by Niche Modern

Lighting and tabletop company Niche Modern, out of Beacon, New York, has launched the Crystalline Series of lighting which features four glass …

SEGRA Company Book Illustrations by Copo Design

Cut-out paper inspired illustrations for the SEGRA company book.<p>Look at this beautiful illustrative work by Copo Design. The Mexican studio was asked …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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Calligraphy Animals by Andrew Fox | Colossal

<p>With just a few strokes of his calligraphy pen, London-based designer and illustrator Andrew Fox created this fun series of minimalistic animals. …

Character Illustrations by Juan Molinet

Creepy and Cute Character Illustrations.<p>Look at these funny character illustrations by Juan Molinet. The Buenos Aires, Argentina based freelance …

Mother Takes Adorable Portraits of Her 10-Month-Old Baby and Their Rescue Dog

Not since Tokyo-based mother Aya Sakai's photos of her son and their French Bulldog, have I seen such a cute pairing like this! Meet Zoey and Jasper. Lifestyle photographer Grace Chon recently turned the camera on her 10-month-old Chinese-Korean baby Jasper and their 7-year-old rescue dog Zoey, …

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

My Modern Shop Spotlight – Javier Prez’s Whimsical Creations

Graphic designer Javier Prez produces playful photographs by blending everyday objects with simple line drawings. His ongoing series, <i>Instagram Experiments</i>, is a whimsical collection that gives life and personality to small scraps, random office supplies, and ordinary foods. His cheerful collection, …

Illuminated Cut Paper Light Boxes by Hari & Deepti | Colossal

<p>Deepti Nair and Harikrishnan Panicker (known collectively as Hari & Deepti) are an artist couple who create paper cut light boxes. Each diorama is …

The dangerous, beautiful life of a Lego minifig photographer

Line Drawings Transform Everyday Objects Into Quirky Scenes

It's amazing what artists can do with everyday objects. When put in the right context, a feather appears to be a knife, a lone grape looks just like a red balloon, and cookies can sweep the floor. Artist Victor Nunes has taken this concept to a whole new level by pairing multiple objects together …

Perspective Clocks

Tel Aviv-based Studio Ve is comprised of Shay Carmon and Ben Klinger, two young men who like exploring objects and their conception—whether it's a Two Leg Table or a Toast-ER that "revives" sad bread. More recently they've been experimenting with clocks, and their previous Manifold and Lithe …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

The Story of MVMT Watches

It took me to an encounter with the MVMT Watch to understand that owning a high quality watch need not burn a hole in my pocket. Now I am not talking …

Artist Collaborates with her 4-Year-Old Daughter to Create Amazing Illustrations | Colossal

<p>In one of the best collaborations this blog has seen in ages, professional illustrator Mica Angela Hendricks has been collaborating with her …

Wall Worthy Superhero Cubist Art by Liam Brazier

Stunning Illustrations by Glenn Thomas

Inspiring Illustrations.<p>Selected artworks by Melbourne, Australia-based Illustrator and Animator Glenn Thomas aka The Fox And King. I am very …

The Evolution Of Bicycles Print by Pop Chart Lab

Brooklyn-based Pop Chart Lab just released their latest print and it’s all about bicycles. The 18″x24″, $27 print features 75 detailed illustrations …

How to Turn a Smartphone Panorama Into a ‘Tiny Planet’ Photo

Ever since Google released the Photosphere feature for their Nexus devices, I have been obsessed with making tiny planets. The photosphere feature …

Hand Lettered Poster Illustrations by Design Different

Hand Lettered Posters.<p>Check out this nice series of hand lettered poster illustrations by Design Different aka Ryan McArthur. The posters feature …

Posters

Hand-Crafted Leather Camera Bags that Won’t Break the Bank

Leather messenger bag-style camera bags don’t come cheap. A cursory search on B&H Photo will reveal prices that often run in the $300+ range for …

How to Prepare a Photo File for Printing

The goal of this tutorial is to help photographers prepare digital images either originated by scanned film or digital capture for printing purposes. …

Color Management

Enough Cool Photography Links to Throw the Earth Off Its Orbit

Things in the world of photography have never been so exciting! Another terrific week rolls by us here and Toad Hollow Photography has been busy …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

These five winning projects of the 2018 A+Awards celebrate local materials, knowledge and craftsmans hip.<p>Enter now and get your project seen by millions.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Thatching is making a comeback.<p>Workshops are designed as spaces to tinker, …

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