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Young men with flowers on their beards

After the success of the article about the old Finnish people with things on their heads (amaze yourself here) it seems that men around the world are putting beautiful arrangements of flowers into their beards.

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Body illustrator Emma Hack’s new show – in pictures

Emma Hack, a body illustrator, is famed for her work on Gotye’s hit music video last year is bringing her latest collection of work to life in front of an audience at the Blossom exhibition at Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery.

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Everyday Objects Transformed into Playful Characters

If everywhere you look there are faces staring back, you’re not alone. For the past 10 years French artist Gilbert Legrand has been finding the hidden characters in everyday objects and revealing them with paint. His whimsical vision sees all sorts of household objects become things they were not: a coat hanger becomes a mouse sporting shoes; a paintbrush transforms into a teen with an attitude (and a wicked hairdo); and the blades of some scissors get amorous.

OK GO’S “WRITING ON THE WALL” MUSIC VIDEO CONTINUES TO REVIVE THE MEDIUM

The band that started out making videos of choreographed dances in their backyard and gained their fame leveling up with a choreographed dance on treadmills understands the nearly lost art form.

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‘What I Be’ Project Reveals People’s Darkest Insecurities In Stunning Photos

Photographer Steve Rosenfield recently asked subjects far and wide to complete the following statement: “I am not my ___ “ He prompted individuals to fill in the blank with their deepest and darkest insecurities, moving people to bring issues regarding body image, substance abuse, mental illness, race and sexuality to the forefront.

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Creative ‘Selfies from Nature’ Ads Feature Animals Snapping Mirror Selfies

Brazilian stock photo agency Diomedia recently found themselves in need of a creative advertising campaign. They were debuting a National Geographic Collection, and they needed to share this news in a way that would resonate with today’s culture.

What they came up with is a creative and fun campaign featuring (what else?) the almighty selfie.

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Photography as social speaker in Romania

Mugur Varzariu, Romanian 44, was not able to handle a camera until four years ago. Before that he was a marketing strategist in large companies and the truth is he doesn’t lose the opportunity to ‘sell’ his work. Images are for him a way to denounce the social problems. And he does not rule out using other, like politics. In his early works he traveled the world in search of conflicts such as Syria, but soon he realised he didn’t need to leave the borders of his country to find injustice. The measures that the French President at that time, Nicolas Sarkozy, took to deport Romanian Gypsies, made him see a conflict that, according to him, nobody was caring about. Now he devotes most of his time to them, to report the abuses they suffer and to do to activism to avoid them. Varzariu reviews here some of the most significant snapshots of his still short career as a reporter.

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ZOO PORTRAITS – THE DRESSED ANIMALS OF YAGO PARTAL

Zoo Portraits“, a project by photographer Yago Partal, who mixes fashion photography and animals in an excellent series of portraits of animals dressed as humans.

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360° Panorama Timelapse Of A Bike Cruise Is The Chillest Thing You’ll See All Day

It’s just about bike cruising season, and German photographer Jonas Ginter is getting us stoked to hop on a ten-speed and coast all day with his awesome 360° timelapse video. The one-minute clip morphs a simple bike path into a panoramic, spherical world that makes the guy look as if he’s gliding on the very tip of a mini-planet. The hip-hop beats in the background only make this ride even more relaxed, man.

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Ads hidden in the urban landscape that will shock you

It is called ambient advertising and it’s about placing ads on unusual items or in unusual places you wouldn’t normally see an ad. An ambient ad doesn’t have to be placed outside. Ambient advertising can be found anywhere and everywhere! The key to a successful ambient media campaign is to choose the best media format available and combined with effective message. These kinds of ads often make someone think about a certain place or thing differently.