Montreal based artist Jon Rafman isn’t the original photographer but instead he explores Google Street Views and takes screenshots of the most unusual and funny sights. The original images were taken by an army of Google’s hybrid electric automobiles, each one equipped with nine cameras on a single pole trying to photograph every highway and byway in the world. Here are 36 strangest and funniest Google Street View photos from Jon Rafman’s collection with a couple of our own finds.
The tea infuser gained popularity in the first half of the 19th century. By the time of Queen Victoria, no respectable British household would be without one. However, some argue that when you use a tea infuser, tea cannot flow freely as it traps much of the flavor between and in the leaves. So you should only fill an infuser half full leaving some spaces for the leaves to swell. Common shapes for infusers include spherical, conical and cylindrical, but usual things doesn’t interest pandas. That’s why we’ve picked 15 unique and creative tea infusers!
In theory, choosing a domain name is a simple task. It has to be short, clever, memorable, easily spelled and communicate your business message. Let’s say you’ve done an awesome job and now you are ready to register it. Wait! Look again. Are you sure there are no dirty words hiding in the letters of longer words and their combinations? To warm up, take a look at these 30 worst domain names and you’ll know what i’m talking about…
How many of you have an expensive camera collecting dust instead of making photos? If you have the same problem like me, then you need some inspiration! That’s why I want to show you a breathtaking collection of landscape photography. Hopefully, these pictures will be enough to get you moving. But before you go out to take pictures, don’t forget that an important element of landscape photography is the light to the scenery. It’s best to take photos at dusk or dawn with low angle light.
Do you remember the amazing 3D Pencil Drawings by 17 Year Old Fredo we’ve shown you last year? Well, don’t be deceived, this is not another collection of his work. The sketches below are all drawn by the 21-year-old Nagai Hideyuki from Japan. Inspired by British 3D street artist Julian Beever, Hide uses the same projection technique called anamorphosis which allows to create 3D illusion when viewed from the correct angle.
Japanese artist Kumi Yamashita creates amazing shadow art by using various seemingly ordinary items and some light. A giant steel exclamation point, lit from right angle becomes a question mark, paper sheets cast shadows that look like faces, aluminum numbers add up to create a silhouette of a woman – these are just a few examples of what can be done with shadows.
We all have many old and unused items lying around in our homes or garages waiting to be thrown away. However, before you start cleaning your home, we want to show you 20 incredibly creative Do It Yourself projects that may change your mind. You’ll learn that a lot of useless items can be transformed into wonderful creations. You can turn an old glove into a cute chipmunk toy, toilet paper rolls into a beautiful floral wall art, plastic bottle into a broom and many more.
As strange as it sounds, New York-based artist Judith Braun creates all these wonderful landscapes and abstract patterns using nothing but her fingers dipped in charcoal dust. Braun says that she often uses her both hands simultaneously to the extent of arms’ reach as this allows the inherent symmetry of the body to generate a gestural vocabulary of mark making.
You may be the best photographer in the world, but sometimes all it takes to take the best shot is being in the right place at the right moment. It doesn’t even matter if you take it with your cell or high-end DSLR. Often, you won’t even notice you made an incredible picture until you come home and transfer your photos to a computer.
Jason Lee who is a wedding photographer started taking photos of his two little daughters back in 2006 when his mom was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. The girls were constantly sick, with colds and coughs so he couldn’t always bring them to visit their grandmother. Jason wanted her to be able to see her granddaughters without catching their kid germs so he started a blog where his mom could see what was going on in their lives.
We rounded up 50 examples of perfectly timed animal photos which seem like pure luck. Most of these shots are so incredible that if you blinked you would have missed it! But as a popular saying goes, “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” What about you? What part does luck play in your photography?
We post so many great design examples here on Bored Panda that, I’m afraid, it can sometimes make you feel bad about yourself. That’s why it’s good to look at some bad works from time to time, to be more specific, we want to show you 30 Worst Book Covers and Titles!