For their engagement photoshoot, this couple went the way of the nerd and had themselves photographed in poses and scenes from various famous movies.
Every year, people with impressive crops of facial hair gather in Las Vegas for the annual National Beard and Mustache Championship. If the image isn’t indicative enough, the name should tell you to expect some very fantastic, and some eccentric hairdos. These images of the competition were captured by photographer Greg Anderson, and have several notables at show.
Here’s an image of a dismantled Volkswagen Golf Mk2. The car was in production from 1983 to 1992, during which 6.3 million Golf Mk2s were built. Here’s a closer look at the once very popular car, neatly dismantled, with its parts available for view. As a comment on TwistedSifter mentions, the photograph is the work of Hans Hansen, and was captured in 1988.
Children have a vivid imagination, a fantastic world that is great to behold. Photographer David Niles decided to give his son a better view of his imagination, by recreating what he imagined. The project started when the four year old Nate told David about a dream he had. David has spent the last six years converting Nate’s dreams and imaginations into dreamy, surrealistic photographs.
In this self portrait, artist Laura Williams turned her torso invisible with a reflection from the mirror. A very well executed concept.
High speed photography of Martin Klimas often involves around a bang, or a crash. In this case, it’s the bang that made these photographs of exploding flowers possible. To achieve the effect, the flowers were first dipped in liquid nitrogen, where the cool temperature promptly froze them. After that came the effect of a sound gun that shattered the frozen flower. All the action was captured by a high speed camera just before the flower completely went bust.
An aerial view of Mauritius shows the beautiful geography of the island nation, and its coastline arranged to form what appears like an underwater waterfall. Check it out on Google Maps.
Fleeting Happiness series by Andrew Lyman photographs people as translucent against natural landscapes, giving them the appearance of being supernatural apparitions that have found a way into our world.
Ink and oil aren’t really the best buddies. Those dudes plain refuse to mix. If you’ve got the skill of Alberto Seveso, that is a very good thing leading straight to the door of beautiful patterns and photographs. For the photographs, ink was dropped in oil, and photographed using a high speed camera before the two could separate.
Earth and Sky Observatory in New Zealand sits at a height of 1029 meters (3375 feet) above sea level atop Mount John. Flanked by the township of Lake Tekapo, the observatory has one of the clearest astronomical views in New Zealand, taking a look at galaxies and a night sky that is only available from the southern hemisphere.