Light taking forever to change while you wait impatiently to cross? Forget the crossing, get playing StreetPong with the people waiting to cross. The concept is the work of Sandro Engel and Holger Michel of HAWK Hildesheim. The world would be a better place with this, until people start deatmatches do decide who plays first.
As much as these images might look like vintage photos, they actually happen to be pencil drawings by artist Paul Chiappe. The 28 year old Scottish artist makes amazingly realistic illustrations that look old, faded and blurry just as you would expect an age old photo to be. It gets more impressive when you learn that the images are made on a small scale, some as small as 2x4cm.
The determination of human nature is incredible, and there are enough stories that are inspiring and moving. Short documentary Everything is Incredible by Tyler Bastian, Trevor Hill and Tim Skousen tells the story of Agustín from Siguatepeque, Honduras. Agustin was hit by Polio as a child, and he’s been unable to walk since then. He spent most of his life in poverty making shoes. Then in 1958, he decided to play on his dream and build a helicopter!
French photographer Léo Caillard teamed up with art director Alexis Persani to photoshop some of the best known ancient sculptures and hip them up with hipster clothing. These guys were hipsters before it was cool to be a hipster.
We’ve all seen and enjoyed fireworks, but these impressive photos show that there’s a lot more than meets the eye. Well, but it does quite meet the long exposure eye of the camera. Photographer David Johnson visited the Sound of Light Fireworks show, where he captured these long exposure shots of fireworks.
Spanish artist and photographer Max de Esteban shows a very interesting side of yesteryear’s gadgets in the series “Proposition One: Only The Ephemeral.” The series has x-ray like photographs of the gadgets that would be considered “cutting edge” for their time.
The Wizard of Oz still has quite a following, and most of us do remember the story and the movie. Designer Jordan Roland at Shutterstock decided to give the characters of the movie a modern shot, giving them a hipster makeover befitting a modern setting.