Adele Emersen used to present herself as a copywriter & concept designer in advertising, but now she’s probably more famous for her maternity leave hobby – photographing her children while they sleep and then adding some adorable details to the pictures. This summer she photographed her baby with an iPhone, and then sketched some activities on top of the pictures. Minimalistic and nicely child-like, they are exactly what you wanna see in your childhood album once you grow up. Some moms just don’t know what it means to get lazy or bored!
English photographer Julian Germain traveled round the world, stopping by in countries from Yemen to Brazil to take every-day classroom pictures without telling the children to pose or adopt any certain mood. These pictures may not look as impressive one by one, but when you go through the whole album, the cultural and social differences strikingly reveal on children and their environment.
If you’re already planning out a holiday root for next fall, be sure to include Holland to your agenda. The huge floats with the flower sculptures, created for the Bloemencorso flower festival in Zundert, will make your jaw drop and definitely give you amazing pictures to take back home. Organized since 1936, the festival takes place on every 1st Sunday of September.
If you’re a dog person, you might get a bit skeptical about this post. Just another cute kitten hitting the internet, right? But seriously – isn’t Daisy just the loveliest, fuzziest little ball of fur EVER? These incredibly cute photos were done by Daisy’s owner Ben Torode, who’s not even a professional photographer. Australia-born, Japan-based guy works as a translator, but photographs kittens for a hobby and sells the photos on Getty Images.
During the gloomy winters we all need something to color and light up our lives. The Japanese devoted a whole botanical garden for that purpose, and transformed it into a 7 million LED light winter illumination. Located on the island of Nagashima in Kuwana, the installations in the Nabana no Sato garden were opened just this week.
A renowned London-based photographer Tim Flach presents his work of seven years in an animal portrait book called “More than Humans”. By taking striking close-up shots of various animals, Tim attempts to demonstrate how close can animal gestures and poses get to those of the humans.
History is often seen as a subject of cramming – what we often don’t appreciate, is how intertwined it is with our present. Dutch historian Jo Hedwig Teeuwisse tries to demonstrate that very literally with her Ghosts of War photo series, where she blends the present day and the original World War II pictures of the same place into one. Jo spends hours looking for the locations and taking pictures that match the originals, and then photoshops them to combine the war ghosts into the current settings.
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Earth is beautiful and full of surprises. So is Matthew Albanese, a New York-based artist, creating stunningly realistic landscapes from everyday objects and photographing them as if they were a part of the earth. Albanese named his project “Strange Worlds” for it really is strange to see coral reefs made from walnuts, or mountains built from cinnamon.
The Haunted House in Niagara Falls, Canada, prides itself of its world famous Nightmares Fear Factory attraction – and they sure got the pictures to support it. The funny pictures are shot by strategically placed secret cameras which capture the visitors at their most vulnerable stage. Now that’s just doomed to be good!
We all have stuff that no longer serves any purpose around the house, but we still have trouble getting rid of it. In order to help you get started, we made a selection of 30 creative repurposing, upcycling and reuse ideas. Try to recognize your old things in the pictures and do it yourself!