Emily Ostlund

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Striking Street Photos Document the Vibrant Culture of NYC in the '70s and '80s

For over 30 years, every since his days as an NYU film student, Robert Herman has roamed the streets of New York City with his camera in hand to photograph the sights and people of his urban home. <i>The New Yorkers</i>, shot from 1978 to 2005 on Kodachrome color film, is his collection of candid photos …

New York City

Photographer Captures Enchanting Snapshots of Himself Feeding Wild Animals

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” uses his iPhone and DSLR to capture enchanting snapshots of woodland creatures from an …

Wildlife

Captivating Portraits of Enigmatic Figures Lost in a Magical World

Inspired by the lush natural surroundings of her native Vilnius, Lithuanian photographer Viktorija Raggana captures incredibly emotive portraits filled with enchantment and mystery. Raggana, who calls herself a “photographer-witch,” weaves her spell over enigmatic scenes that seem to belong to the …

Photography

Artist Amusingly Adds Strange Details to Old Photos

Artist Colin Batty puts an amusingly strange spin on photographs of the past. Taking cabinet cards from the early 1900s, he uses acrylic paint and crafts entirely new and surprising scenes directly on the image. His additions are often hilarious but also creepy, and he does a fantastic job of …

Art

Minnesota Brothers Sculpt 12-Foot Sea Turtle from Snow on Front Lawn

Every year, three brothers in Minnesota make a giant snow sculpture on their front lawn, and 2015's creation hasn't ceased to amaze. New Brighton residents Austin, Trevor and Connor Bartz recently carved a gigantic sea turtle on their suburban front lawn. They piled snow for weeks, packed the mound …

Sculpture

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

From the editors of Esquire.com, catch up on the year's best movies that you most likely missed out on.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but …

Beauty "Tricks" From My Grandmother's Garden

These "tricks" are really not tricks at all. My grandmother and her neighbors all gathered beauty supplies from their local farmers market long before it was trendy to do so. They picked fruit from their gardens and used it as masks and creams. Doctors would prescribe various teas as remedies. And …

Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh detained at protest against acid attacks on women

Iranian authorities have arrested a photographer who documented a string of acid attacks on women, and detained a top human rights lawyer at a protest about the assaults, even as President Hassan Rouhani made a public show of sympathy with the victims.<p>The apparent effort to stamp down on both the …

These Majestic Photographs of African Animals Were All Shot During Visits to Zoos

Photographer Manuela Kulpa has a portfolio full of gorgeous wildlife photographs. Unlike other wildlife photographers, however, she doesn’t have the …

24 Hours, 90 Years - Photographs and text by Simona Bonanno | LensCulture

Aunt Sara lives alone. She has never been married. She used to live with her parents and since 20 years ago, with her younger sister. She has never needed to work to live. At the age of 40, she decided to teach because she was little bored: an activity like crochet, reading, cooking cakes, charity …

Photography

Puppies Jumping Into Swimming Pools Make for Unbelievably Cute Photos

If you haven’t smiled yet today, you’re about to. That’s because photographer Seth Casteel — the man behind the <i>NY Times</i> bestseller and viral …

Despite wounds, Medal of Honor recipient killed up to 175 enemies, saved comrades

As many as 175 enemy troops killed, 18 wounds from enemy fire, 38 hours of battle, 48 hours evading the North Vietnamese troops in the bush -- and one tiger. Those are the numbers behind Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins' Medal of Honor, an award he received from President Barack Obama in a White House …

What Makes One Lens Better Than Another?

All animals are equal but some are more equal than others, as a certain Mr Orwell once wrote. If he had been a photographer, he may well have …

Wish of 104-Year-Old World War II Veteran Comes True

A month ago, the oldest living female World War II veteran visited the White House and got a warm welcome from President Obama and Vice President Biden.<p><i>Vice President Joe Biden greets Lucy Coffey in his West Wing Office, July 25, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)</i><p>Lucy Coffey, …

The executive order that led to mass spying, as told by NSA alumni

Feds call it “twelve triple three”; whistleblower says it's the heart of the problem.<p>One thing sits at the heart of what many consider a surveillance …

Striking Photos Showcase the Elegant Beauty of Big Cats

Using only a simple, dark background, Vincent J. Musi captures the elegance of lions, leopards, tigers, and more. The South Carolina-based photographer works for National Geographic and shot these breathtaking images as part of a series titled <i>Big Cats</i>. His photos showcase incredible, up-close …

Photography

Artist Rides Handcrafted Three-Wheel Dinosaur Bicycle Across Norway

It's hard not to laugh when looking at photos of Markus Moestue riding along on his self-built dinosaur bike. However, the creative project is actually intended to be quite serious. The Norwegian artist developed the completely bizarre mode of transportation to travel across the bible belt of …

Norway

Pictures of the Week 8.7.14

7 Bucket List Sights You Didn't Know You Could Cruise To

"<p>A cruise can take you to inland wonders, too, including the Great Wall of China. - Photo by Simon Harris / eStockPhoto<p>Cruises are a great way to tick boxes off your bucket list. You can get to some of the world's most historic and significant places, including lots of UNESCO World Heritage sites, …

Stained Glass Windows Made from Stacked Laser-Cut Paper by Eric Standley | Colossal

<p>Virginia-based artist Eric Standley (previously) brings a whole new meaning to the term “cutting edge” with his methodical stained glass windows …

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

Photographs by Thom Atkinson of military kit through the ages suggest that while technology evolves apace, the experience of soldiers in the face of war is unchanging<p>On a winter’s day in 1915 the family of one Capt Charles Sorley – athlete, soldier and poet – received a package. It was his kit bag, …

World History

Ten Go-to Editing Tips for Using Photoshop

The recent release of Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC) 2014 (which is the 15th release of the product) got me thinking about my own workflow. …

Tutorials

Video: How to Effectively Capture Realistic-Looking HDR Images

There are many of us who sigh at hearing the dreaded acronym, HDR. Oftentimes we associate it with oversaturated, cartoon-like compositions put …

Who Were the Ancient Bog Mummies? Surprising New Clues

Ongoing research suggests at least two 2,000-year-old corpses had traveled before their deaths.<p>Cast into northern European wetlands, bog bodies have long appeared as opaque to archaeologists as their dark and watery graves. But new clues are coming in the centuries-old mystery of their origins.<p>Over …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …