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The Nearly Lost 1950s Street Photos of NYC And Chicago by Vivian Maier Were Discovered Only After Her Death

By • Apr 7th, 2014 • Category: History, Latest Posts, Photography

Vivian Maier, an excellent New York street photographer who took thousand of photos in the 1950s and 60s, was left woefully unacknowledged during her time. It was only in 2011, two years after her death, that her photos were recognized for their raw beauty in a collection published by historian and collector John Maloof.

The Life Of A 2-Year-Old Girl Growing Up With Drug-Addict Parents

By • Mar 28th, 2014 • Category: Latest Posts, Parenting, Photography

Russian photographer Irina Popova has stirred waves of controversy with her “Another Family” photo series, which delves into the life of a family living in the dark underbelly of modern Russia. She has captured the family life of little 2-year-old Anfisa and her drug-addict parents. The raw and provocative images speak both of dangerous negligence and of enduring familial love – sometimes in the same image.

Badass Nursing Home Residents Recreate Famous Movie Scenes

By • Jan 24th, 2014 • Category: Art, Digital Art, Latest Posts, Photography

Senior citizens from nursing homes in Essen, Mülheim and other towns across Germany have proved that having fun has nothing to to with your age. The young-at-heart nursing home residents created a calendar of brilliant pictures for the Essenes Contillia Group called “Classics 2014” in which they replace famous movie stars in some of their favorite classic movie scenes. The only difference, of course, is that these “movie stars” are between 75 and 98 years of age.

People’s Most Intimate Insecurities Revealed in “What I Be Project”

By • Jan 8th, 2014 • Category: Latest Posts, Photography

“The ‘What I Be Project’ is all about honesty.” says Rosenfield. “In today’s society, we are told to look or act a certain way. If we differ from these ‘standards,’ we are often judged, ridiculed, and sometimes even killed over them. I started this project in hopes to open up the lines of communication, and to help everyone accept diversity with an open mind & heart.”

Man Puts On A Pink Tutu And Travels The World To Bring A Smile To His Wife Fighting Breast Cancer

By • Dec 13th, 2013 • Category: Funny, Latest Posts, Photography

Cancer is a thing no one would ever dare laugh about. However, with all the difficulties surrounding the illness, laughter can be the best medicine. The greatest example of this approach is The Tutu Project, a fun and simply endearing effort of a man who wanted to make things easier and funnier for his wife after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. A man with a pink tutu might be all you need when things get dark.