Teal Gordon

49 Flips | 2 Magazines | 86 Likes | 1 Following | 8 Followers | @tealgordon | Keep up with Teal Gordon on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Teal Gordon”

Samantha Sealy's Experimental Film Photos

<i>All images by Samantha Sealy. Used with permission.</i><p>“I try as hard as possible not to let the influx of negative emotions guide my work,” says …

This illustrator is raising mental health awareness by drawing conditions as monsters

LONDON – A UK-based illustrator is creating a series of drawings that aim to raise mental health awareness – by depicting different disorders and …

Mental Health

100 Cameras Were Given To Homeless In London And The Result Left Everyone Speechless

This July, Cafe Art, a UK based initiative that allows the homeless to express themselves through art and photography, gave 100 Fujifilm disposable …

Dad says 'Guardians of the Galaxy' character helped son overcome speech problem

For years, Sawyer Dunlap struggled to talk. He developed his own form of sign language, which his parents understood, and often said “bah” to indicate what he wanted. But he fought to form words. Sawyer, now 4, lives with dyspraxia, a neurological condition that causes motor and speech …

What Happens When A Male Photographer Tries To Reclaim Women's Bodies?

This photographer wants women to stop worrying about conventional beauty.<p>A young girl lazes on her back, her Botticelli-like hair falling in waves. It’s a beautiful image, complete with hazy, diffused light falling evenly upon its subject, in the style that’s been popularized on Tumblr and in …

The Art of the Portrait: My Journey to 100 Portraits in 100 Days

As a junior in high school in 1997, when I was deciding which path I wanted to go down, fine arts or photography, things were pretty simple. Did I …

Art Photography

Artist stunningly colorizes old photos with a whimsical twist

Accomplished photographer and digital artist Jane Long does not simply colorize old photographs, she creates new works of art using old scenes.<p>Her …

Incredibly Beautiful Wood and Nail "Paintings"

We were really intrigued by Korean artist Jae-Hyo Lee's rock sculptures last month and find ourselves drawn to his nature-inspired works yet again. This time, instead of multi-sized stones, Lee works with wood and nails. Rather than traditionally hammering a nail on its head to embed it into a …

Photographer Documenting the Homeless Discovers Her Own Father Among Them

Honolulu, Hawaii-based photographer and law student Diana Kim can trace her love of photography back to her father, who used to own a photography studio on O'ahu. Until just a few years ago, however, not much else connected father and daughter except for a strained relationship marked by …

Photographer Leaves Fashion to Take Pictures of People With Genetic Conditions Because "Beauty Is Everywhere"

He wants to change society's perception of beauty.<p>Fashion photographer Rick Guidotti was out walking in NYC one day when he passed a little girl on the street who had albinism, a congenital disorder that causes a lack of pigment in the skin, hair, and eyes. Guidotti was completely blown away by her …

Fashion Photography

How to access a million stunning, copyright-free antique illustrations from the British Library

What would you do with a million free images?<p>In keeping with its ambition to become the world’s most open institution of its kind, the British Library has released over a million public domain illustrations and other images to the public through Flickr for anyone to reuse, remix or repurpose. So …

A photographer took these utterly surreal photos of himself in places that look like Mars to make a statement about humanity

If humans went to Mars, this is what it might look like, according to French photographer and author Julien Mauve:<p>Mauve has traveled across the US to put together his project called "Greetings From Mars," which offers absolutely stunning photos of himself wearing a spacesuit in places that look …

National Parks

Transgender model is first to star in national makeup campaign

She was already the first transgender model to be profiled in <i>Vogue</i>. Now Andreja Pejić, 23, just became the first transgender model to have her own …

Transgender

Trend Highlights: 2015 Spring/Summer Fashion Week Streetstyles

Fashion Week is a time which draws in crowds of various sectors of fashion — think journalists, models, photographers and stylists — all of who are …

Fashion Week

“Skeleton Flowers” Become Transparent When It Rains

Say hello to the Skeleton Flower, a white woodland blossom whose petals turn crystal clear when they make contact with water.<p>Diphelleia grayi, the …

United States

'Steampunk' Infographics Beautifully Combine Past and Present

Data Points<p>When information graphics designers look to the past for inspiration, the results say a lot about information visualization today.<p>When industrial designers connect iPhones to Victrola horns and turn manual typewriters into bluetooth keyboards, we call it “steampunk,” a genre that …

How to Build a DIY Square Ring Light for Portraits

Photographers are familiar with the ring light, which produces a pleasing ring-shaped highlight (or “catchlight”) in a subject’s eyes. It’s often …

Sharks in a Volcano: Why You Should Care

Scientists studying the activity of an underwater volcano in the Solomon Islands were shocked when a hammerhead shark emerged from the cloud inside …

A Museum Let Street Artists Do Whatever They Want On Its Walls. Here’s The Result

Many street artists are often discredited for their chosen line of art. A far cry from studio loft where he hibernate whilst working on their latest …

These photos provide a glimpse into student life in Russia

Russian photographer Lialia Gimadeeva started her visual diary in 2008 when she moved to Kazan in Tatarstan to study. For some time she lived in an old student dormitory – typical for universities across the country. The rooms were small and interiors crammed, and the new rules of cohabitation with …

At Last, Bill Nye's LightSail Deploys Its Solar Sails In Space

Phew!<p>LightSail has finally seen the light. After a tumultuous time in lower Earth orbit, the Planetary Society’s solar sail spacecraft has at last deployed its namesake: four large mylar “sails” that theoretically use energy released from the Sun to propel the satellite forward. Now that they’re …

Space Travel

Interesting Photo of the Day: Gulp

An unlucky fish was caught on a hook—and on camera. Canadian Photographer Jeremy Koreski captured this fish using the over-under technique, giving …

Take a Look at Hong Kong's Ingenious Outdoor Storage Solutions

Having lived in Hong Kong since 1994, photographer Michael Wolf has continually provided the world<p>Having lived in Hong Kong since 1994, photographer …

Portrait Recreations of Vandalized Subway Ads

“Makeup Transit Authority” is an ongoing portrait series by Brooklyn-based artist Lydia Cambron, who finds defaced advertisements in the New York …

Why Having Your Portrait Made Is Important

My friend Matthew Simmons and I did recently did a photo shoot with an amazing little girl named Desi Robinson. After sending Renee, Desi’s mother, …

No more dodging a bullet, as U.S. develops self-guided ammunition

<b>(CNN) —</b> You know the phrase "dodging a bullet"? Forget about it. Probably not going to happen anymore.<p>The U.S. military said this week it has made great progress in its effort to develop a self-steering bullet.<p>In February, the "smart bullets" -- .50-caliber projectiles equipped with optical sensors …

DARPA

These 1913 Autochrome Portraits Are From the Early Days of Color Photography

Mervyn O’Gorman was an English engineer whose artistic interests turned him into one of the early pioneers of color photography. Using the Autochrome …

Photography

Mario Testino Launches Book "SIR" on Male Fashion Photography

Mario Testino launched his largest book to date, SIR, which focuses on the renowned Peruvian<p>Mario Testino launched his largest book to date, <i>SIR</i>, …

Uncanny Portraits of Antique Dolls and Strangers Who Look Just Like Them

When London-born photographer Annie Collinge traveled across the globe to Manhattan, she could not have predicted that she would discover in one of …