Posts in the Category: Photography

Jan
18

Around the World in 30 photos, by an architect

posted on January 18th 2014 in Documentary & Photography with 0 Comments

All set in the balloon Victoria II. 60 bottles of propane. 5 square meters of solar panel. 120 liters of water. 15 kilos of supplies and gadgets. Many gadgets to navigate, to immortalize and to attack the kilos of loneliness that will inflate the ballast of the Victoria. About to take a nonstop trip around the world searching for answers. The idea is to photograph 30 of the most diverse cities to study and understand the urban fabric that dominates the planet of the century. This is the logbook of the impossible dream of Le Corbusier and Verne.

Read Article
Jan
09

This 80 Year Old Man Has Not Taken A Bath In 60 Years. Just Wait Til You See Him… Whoa.

posted on January 9th 2014 in Philosophy & Photography with 0 Comments

This 80 year-old man looks like a troll or maybe a creature from The Lord of the Rings. His skin is scaly, you can barely see his eyes and he smells to high heaven. The reason for this is simple, he doesn’t have a skin disease or terrible condition: he has just refused to take a bath for sixty years. A Reddit user posted the gallery below. It’s hard to believe this is a real human being.

Read Article
Jan
09

The street in Madrid where 150 cameras are watching you

posted on January 9th 2014 in Arts & Inspiration & Photography & Sculpture & Social with 0 Comments

A street never had so many surveillance cameras pointed in one direction. This place has nothing special to do to deserve this attention. There is not a government building or a business center or a bank. It is a very normal street in the district of  Tetuan, in Madrid, where a few days ago were installed 150 cameras whose objectives aimed menacingly at anyone who passes by.

Read Article
Jan
08

This Might Be The Scariest Trail In The World. But You’ll NEVER Guess Where It Leads. Unbelievable.

posted on January 8th 2014 in Inspiration & Photography with 2 Comments

What you see below is a mountain in China called Mt. Hua Shan. At its base, you’ll find a gigantic set of stone stairs, called “the Heavenly Stairs.” These stairs go so high up the mountainside, it’s hard to see where they end. If that wasn’t enough, the precarious stairs lead to the world’s most dangerous trail, the Hua Shan plank path. The plank trail leads high up the Hua Shan mountain just outside the city Xi’an. No one will force you to wear safety gear, although it’s strongly encouraged. The trail itself is dangerous and stunning, but what is at the top will really shock you.

Read Article
Dec
24

Artist Creates Beautiful Art Using Nothing But Packing Tape

posted on December 24th 2013 in Arts & Inspiration & Photography & Sculpture with 0 Comments

Ukraine-born artist Mark Khaisman creates truly outstanding art using a really mundane material – brown packaging tape. By putting various layers of translucent tape onto Plexiglass and then cutting it into certain shapes, the artist remakes scenes from old Hollywood movies, art history, certain 20th century cultural icons or his own photographs.

Read Article
Dec
19

Underwater Dogs: photographs of dogs under the water by Seth Casteel

posted on December 19th 2013 in Books & Photography with 0 Comments

These images are the handiwork of award winning photographer Seth Casteel, who has captured the moment the water dogs break through the surface of the water to stunning effect. The result is a collection of over 80 portraits, as Casteel seeks to capture a unique side to man’s best friend.  Here are a selection of those photographs including Rocco, who is a 7-year-old Boston terrier.

Read Article