Candice Sedighan and her golden retriever Champ is what you can call a real dream team! 20-year-old photographer needs no other model when her dog has enough patience to sit still and pose even with a live butterfly on his nose. Candice got Champ from her dad back when she was 9, but it wasn’t until the age of 13, when she got her first digital camera, that the retriever had a chance to unveil just how photogenic it really was.
Italian illustrator Alessandro Diddi erases the line between fiction and reality and makes his 3D drawings leap out of the sheet of paper. Besides light and shadow effects, Alessandro also uses various props, his own hands and even the very pencil he draws with to make his anamorphic drawings come alive when viewed from a certain angle.
A Kickstarter-funder human-powered helicopter (HPH) Atlas has finally won the Sikorsky Prize, establish 33 years ago, for spending 64.11 seconds airborne in 10.8 feet altitude, with a drift of 32.1 feet. AeroVelo, an engineering team from Canada, went even beyond the official requirements of the competition, which were asking the participants to have their helicopters up in the air for at least 60 seconds, reaching the altitude of 9.8 feet.
You may think you’re looking at some beautiful paintings of the sea, but these are actually long exposure pictures, taken by David Orias! Santa Barbara-based photographer allows us to see the kind of water formations that we couldn’t otherwise: David takes his photos at the break of dawn, when the sunlight creates the most unbelievable color palette’s that look like paint strokes on canvas.
When you’re a tiny Loggerhead turtle hatchling, a lot of dangers wait for you: predators, confusing lights from a nearby airport and even your own strength can stand in the way of reaching the promised ocean. That’s why volunteers from the Bonair island in the Caribbeans came to the rescue. On the day of hatching, a human wall of volunteers was formed to help baby turtles reach the sea.
The line between crazy and ingenious is often a very thin one, and sometimes ideas that sound great in your head should really only stay there. On the other hand, there are these every day problems we all face, yet no one comes up with a viable solution that could solve them. Here’s our selection of some of the craziest inventions out there. Which one do you like best?
It may be hard to believe, but the frog you’re about to see is not a frog at all! Inspired by nature, recognized body painter Johannes Stoetter turns living models into animals, fruits, flowers or blends them with the surroundings. These impressively detailed paintings take up to five months of thorough planning and up to eight hours of work to complete.
Do you remember the colorful Floating Umbrellas installation in the streets of Agueda, Portugal we posted last year? This year, Sextafeira Produções has once again hung up hundreds of colorful umbrellas, transforming your shopping experience or the afternoon walk into a Mary-Poppins type of adventure!
Photo series “Homeless” by Lee Jeffries will make you face the ones you neglectfully pass by everyday. Taken exclusively in black and white, each of these close-up portraits is incredibly detailed and capture life stories of homeless people on the streets of Europe and the US. You can get lost in the intense gazes, maps of wrinkles and scars, and all the emotional stories behind them.
There are superstars who wouldn’t wear the same dress twice, but this one teacher from Prestonwood Elementary in Richardson, USA, had himself photographed with the same outfit for 40 years in a row. PE teacher Dale Irby started his legendary yearbook photograph sequence by mistake, when he realized we was wearing the same polyester shirt and coffee-colored sweater like he did for the photo shoot one year ago, back in 1973.
We are living in times when Photoshop is capable of practically anything, but this time it has nothing to do with this article! Zhangye Danxia Landform in China is just one of those places that are hard to believe really exist. Located in Gansu province, a naturally formed landscape astonishes its visitors with the burst of colors – its streaks of yellow, orange and red to emerald, green and blue make it hard to believe it’s all real.