We see this set of photographs by Martin Usborne and all we can think of is awwwww. The series was inspired by the photographer’s childhood memory of sitting in a car and waiting for his parents while they were shopping in a supermarket. For “The Silence of Dogs in Cars”, Usborne explored the same feeling […]
Paris got a taste of the very rare horizontal rainbow that painted its horizon colorful. What makes the rainbow horizontal? Well it’s really just the conventional rainbow but it appears horizontal due to the sun being unusually high in the sky during the formation of the rainbow. In this case, the position of the sun […]
A very thought provoking and hard-hitting series, portraits by NYC-based photographer Brian Sokol show refugees with their most valued possessions. Supported by the UN Refugee Agency, the project is titled “The Most Important Thing.” For the set, Sokol photographed refugees with the one thing they just couldn’t manage to leave behind as they fled their […]
Thick fog is rare in Dubai, and German photographer Sebastian Opitz decided to use that rarity for a set of magnificent photographs. For a number of days, the photographer got up at four in the morning and climbed up the 85th floor of the 1358 foot tall Princess Tower. What followed was these amazing photos […]
Russian photographer Vitaliy Raskalov along with friends Vadim Mahorov and Marat Dupri snuck up to the top of The Great Pyramid in Egypt, and used the occasion to capture the modern surrounding view from this wonder of the ancient world. The images are rare, but the act was pretty risky and the photographers risked jail […]
Photographer Gregory Boratyn captured the colorful and mesmerizing beauty of Arizona’s Antelope Canyon in these lovely shots. It has the appearance of a magical world, or perhaps one that you would expect to see in an animated movie, and yet it is very much real. Prints available here.
Babies do weird stuff, but if an adult tries to do the same, the results can be hilarious. New Yorker Molly Thomas runs a photoblog called My Precious Roommate. The premise is quite simple, readers submit the photographs of their babies and Thomas then recreates the image where the baby is replaced by her adult […]
Artist/photographer Suren Manvelyan has enthralled viewers earlier with stunning close ups of human eyes and animal eyes. For this set, he went towards other species, showing more animal eyes in wondrous detail.
That, ladies and gentlemen, is a lightning strike mixed into a volcanic eruption. As the Sakurajima volcano in southern Japan was spewing flames and smoke, a lightning bolt strikes right near the volcano’s summit. The science behind volcaninc lightning is not very clear, as opposed to its awesomeness that shines right through in this photograph […]
Smithsonian Magazine has announced the finalists for its 10th Annual Photography Contest. This year saw a submission of 37,600 photos coming from 112 countries. Editors of the magazine have chosen 50 finalists from the submissions in their five categories. Here are some of the images that made it to the finals.